Posts Tagged ‘single dad’

“Crime Story”

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

In the 1980s, an NBC show about cops had it all.

A new look.  Story arcs existing through several episodes.  And the elevation of lesser known actors to household name status.

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Father’s Day For All the Single Dads

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Happy Father’s Day!

Since television became a mass medium during the 1950s, the single dad paradigm has been a staple of prime time television. From Mayberry to the Ponderosa, the single dad character has shown courage in the face of adversity, strength in the wake of tragedy, and common sense in the presence of chaos.

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