By: Alessandra D.
Welcome to the “Awesome 80’s!” What an awesome time to live through,
arcades added Pac-Man to their selection, stores received the Easy-Bake
Oven and Cabbage Patch dolls, and neon spandex and scrunched socks
were introduced into the world of fashion and not to mention all the one
hit wonders that took over the radio. Also looking back into the 1980s,
sitcoms became a family ritual, a planned time that everyone would be
home together and watch a show together. Primetime television during
the 80’s was filled with glitz and glamor creating a nice get away for its
viewers. Most comedies from that time period made references of gender
construction that also represented what happened during that generation.
Looking closely, beyond the upfront humor, the subtle gender roles within
the shows become much more apparent.
. Constructing a comecy in the 80s
. Siblings within comedies
. The Cosby Show
. Full House
. Three's Company
. Who's the BosS

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