Small Group Dynamics in That 70

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Ngoni Tsemunhu SPCH-3322-01 T, R-12:15pm Small Group Dynamics in That 70’s Show That 70’s show is an American television sitcom that centers on the lives of a group of teenagers living in the fictional town of Point Place, Wisconsin, from May 17, 1976 to December 31, 1979. It debuted on August 23, 1998 and its final episode aired May 18, 2006. Set in Point Place, Wisconsin, That '70s Show depicts the life of teenager Eric Forman (Topher Grace) and his five teenage friends: Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon), his girlfriend and next-door neighbor; Steven Hyde (Danny Masterson), a rebellious stoner who was adopted by the Forman family and lives in their basement; Michael Kelso (Ashton Kutcher), a dim-witted narcissistic ladies' man; Jacqueline Burkhart (Mila Kunis), a self-involved high school cheerleader overly preoccupied with wealth and status; and Fez (Wilmer Valderrama), an exchange student from a country that is never identified. Analysis Norms That 70s show is the perfect description of group dynamics at work. It is basically the lives of six friends and family members that are around each other at all times. Looking closely into the show I have found some good examples of group dynamics. This group has group task norms just like any other group. In one of the episodes I watched the Forman family took Eric, Fez, Donna, Kelso, Jacqueline and Hyde to the state fare and while they were in the car they
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were a group with roles. While in the car Fez took the role of the initiator because everyone was quiet because before the trip Red (Eric’s father) had scolded Eric for lying to him. So Fez made a
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course SPCH 101 taught by Professor Mistywilson during the Spring '08 term at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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