Why the Virginia gubernatorial race was a harbinger of things to come

Project 21’s Tim Parrish writes in The Washington Times, “Despite some of them first airing when television was broadcast in black and white, Americans still flock to comedy programs depicting traditional family life.

“Among the favorite shows enjoying enduring appreciation on networks such as TV Land, Cozy and Antenna are “The Cosby Show,” “The Brady Bunch,” “Full House,” “Boy Meets World” and even “The Addams Family.”

“Each of these shows shares a common theme. Episodes present a problem the family had to come together to solve. Through a comedic tackling of that pressing problem, the family would collectively put their heads together and find a solution and happy ending. Although these picture-perfect families don’t always represent our own family situations, they make us feel good and serve as a diction of the ideal family approach to navigating life.”

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