Family Sitcom paper

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Bailee Milner Intro to Sociology - Rose State 11/11/2010 Family sitcoms from 50 years ago differ greatly from those aired 10 years ago. The Brady Bunch, first aired in 1969, and 7th Heaven, captivating its audience in 1996, are two examples of family sitcoms from these very different times. In an era in which situation comedies emphasized how social climes were changing, The Brady Bunch, who consists of Mike, the father, Carol, the mother, their 6 children -Greg, Marsha, Peter, Jan, Bobby, and Cindy and Alice the Nanny- was one of the few series that hearkened back to the traditional family values though they were a "blended" family. 7th Heaven, a weekly television series follows the Camden family as the minister father, Eric, and stay-at-home mother, Annie, deal with the drama of having seven children - Matt, Mary, Simon, Lucy, Ruthie, Sam and David - ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own. These sitcoms definitely have similar plots, like any family does, that include the
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