Social Impact of "Good Times" Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Social Impact of "Good Times"
This paper looks at the social impact of the TV series "Good Times".
# 123145 | 1,750 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer discusses that one of the first spin offs of Norman Lear's groundbreaking "All in the Family" and "Maude" featured a black family living in a Chicago ghetto. The writer studies the social impact of the series "Good Times". The writer maintains that though somewhat dated and stereotyped when looked at 30 years later, the series was nevertheless an important show for its time and for what subsequent programming it made possible.

From the Paper:

"This paper examines an important television sitcom 'Good Times' which aired on the CBS network. A spin off of the Norman Lear series 'Maude' which was itself a spin off of the legendary 'All in the Family' this was one of the first sitcoms to have an entirely African American regular series cast. It was also noteworthy because a sit was originally conceived it featured an intact black family with a husband and wife and three children living in a ghetto neighborhood but aspiring to move up ..."

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