At the jury trial selection last week, the asshat lawyer for the defense made the comment that Roseanne was a great mother. That Roseanne’s kids lived in a fantastic home. He said his own mother was a combination of Roseanne and the wife on Everyone Loves Raymond (which I have not seen much of… all I remember is that the kids were terribly behaved and Raymond was sexist and didn’t want his wife to work because he had problems with his masculinity that did not get resolved at the end of the episode). I’m not saying that Roseanne and Tom should have had their parental rights taken away, unlike the defendant (yes, I was so convinced by the lawyer for the prosecution during jury selection that I could not give the defendant a fair hearing… those poor kids :( ), but it did get me thinking about many things.
Including a frivolous question…
If I were to have to pick a TV family I’d go with either the Huxtables or the Keatons (my parents are also kind of hippies). Though Mr. Belvedere would be awesome to have around. I *like* being upper middle class and growing up it was something I aspired to (and yearned for) when watching the aforementioned shows. I like the way both parents work without question and both parents parent, also without question. They even share chores! I’m living the dream, baby.
If you had to pick a TV family to become a part of, which TV family would you choose, and what position would you pick?