So I'm agreeing more with you guys now v.emasculated men in sitcoms

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  1. Falconer

    Falconer OT Supporter

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    I was just watching Scrubs (which is pretty funny sometimes) and I was actually getting pissed off at how much of a bitch Turk is for Carla (she was his gf back on this episode). Actually, JD was being a bitch, too.

    So I rescind my previous statement about it being comical and replace it with "it's funny until women start thinking that it's an accurate portrayal and/or an accurate model on which they should base their own actions."

    Hmm...

    Normally I just laugh at shows like that (Scrubs, Home Improvement, etc.), but this morning while watching it I was getting annoyed. :confused:


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  2. Viper

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    :roflw:

    Come on over to the darkside with us. There's milk and honey and 72 virgins over here. :mamoru:

    Yeah, I enjoy a good sitcom once in while, but only once in a while anymore. I used to LOVE them until I realized how anti-male they are.
     
  3. Falconer

    Falconer OT Supporter

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    After I watch one of those shows wth my gf I feel like I have to powerbang her to reestablish the correct male/female dynamic :rofl: :hs: :dunno:
     
  4. Netwit

    Netwit Pass the Kerbango

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    So you're upset that the average uneducated american male stereotype is considered negative now?
     
  5. Falconer

    Falconer OT Supporter

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    "Scrubs" is about doctors, who are some of the most educated people on the planet :dunno:
     
  6. Drifter87

    Drifter87 Yippi-kay-ay, Motherfucker

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    I have noticed the same thing too and because of it, I just avoid those TV shows.
     
  7. GammaRadiation

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    His name is JD...and it's still a funny show.
     
  8. Falconer

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    shut up i just woke up :rofl: :o:o
     
  9. MattThom01

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    Scrubs was a lot funnier when the humor/flashbacks were realistic...now they are just insane.

    The infamous "Turk in the backpack" scene was when it jumped the shark, imo.

    Not sure if I will watch the new season or not.
     
  10. GammaRadiation

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    :p

    I know what you are saying. Turk, who is sapposed to the masculine one, is still a little bitch a lot of the time.

    The most manly man on the show is Perry (Dr. Cox). However, they project that as someone who is somewhat mentally unstable. The standard "manly man" on the show would be the Tod who is depicted as a semi-retarded frat boy.
     
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    could never get into that show
     
  12. Netwit

    Netwit Pass the Kerbango

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    Yeah, the point is he isn't a truck driver wearing driving a chevy. Turk isn't telling his wife to make dinner.
     
  13. 04JETTA

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    ive seen commercials but dont recall what its about
     
  14. lauren

    lauren Active Member

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    i more worried that there are people who believe anything on pop tv is factual/realistic (much less mold their behavior to fit) than what the tv shows are actually portraying.
     
  15. Ideotique

    Ideotique Drinking on monday nights does not make me an alco

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    I'm more worried about people actually giving a damm about what sitcoms do/don't say.
     
  16. lauren

    lauren Active Member

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    extrapolate that to diamonds, sisters, best friends, threesome partners, ss, parents....etc etc and we'd have nothing to talk about. :mamoru:
     
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    so where does married with children fall into all of this?
     
  18. Ideotique

    Ideotique Drinking on monday nights does not make me an alco

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    :mamoru:
    Granted. But come on. On a scale of things worth worrying about, a show that relies on canned laughter to show the lowest common denominator when to laugh is hardly the biggest threat to the masculine ideal out there
     
  19. fray

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    The Todd turned out to be gay, btw...for whatever it's worth to the demasculinating (?) theory.
     
  20. lauren

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    yup.


    personally, i think guys are their own worse enemy in this regard.
     
  21. THoC

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    well said.

    who gives a shit how sitcoms portray males? if we as males do not let ourselves be treated that way then we are good.
    also any woman worth anything will be smart enough to not let pop culture guide her beliefs in what a real relationship should be.
     
  22. Ideotique

    Ideotique Drinking on monday nights does not make me an alco

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    We turn into whiney little bitches so easily. Ohhhh those mean nasty feminists in tv land are making us out to be weak. Make them stop make them stop make them stop :mamoru:

    :werd:

    And by the same token, any smart male will realise that women aren't as they are presented in pop culture as well.
     
  23. iwishyouwerebeer

    iwishyouwerebeer you shut your cunt Moderator

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    So how do you feel about shows like The Simpsons or Family Guy? Where the husband is clearly an idiot and does whatever he wants and the wife sticks by them. Not only that, she's always willing to fuck, no matter what shit they've gotten themselves into.
     
  24. Ideotique

    Ideotique Drinking on monday nights does not make me an alco

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    I don't buy into the bullshit political ideology around the emasculation of man by tv shows, so I just enjoy whatever I enjoy.

    Personally I like Family Guy/The Simpsons and shows like that. I don't like most US sitcoms.

    Fuck, if you want to read deeper into it, you could always argue that Stewie is the masculine ideal trying to reassert itself in a society where women have taken too much control. But that would be a load of crap.
     
  25. Netwit

    Netwit Pass the Kerbango

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    Stewie is pretty gay.
     

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