|Meet The Simpsons
Meet the Simpsons
Over time, the definition of what exactly "family" means has changed
with time. Usually, what constitutes making up a family is relative to a
specific culture, but as always, there are exceptions to the rule. Ever
since the golden age of television had sprung upon American culture,
television has tried to mimic the "ideal" American family through it's
programming. Even as early as the 1950's, television producers made
programming that would represent what exactly the ideal American family was.
Take for example the show "Leave It to Beaver". While I am not going to go
in detail about each character, I am going to summarize the family structure
and the role of the member. There was a father figure, his job, or
responsibility rather, was to financially support the family, while being an
exemplary father to his children. The mother on the other hand, was solely
responsible for being a typi...