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Opening Arguments

Who knew?

Well, this is a shocker:

Fathers in the USA are a lot less supportive and accepting than TV sitcom dads, even falling short of the low bar set by Homer Simpson, a study of college students' views suggests.

Many young people blame constant work demands — seldom portrayed on TV — for draining their fathers' energy and time from parenting, says Janice Kelly, a communications researcher at Marymount Manhattan College in New York.

I don't want to really freak you out, but they use fake bullets in the cop shows, and most murder trials last longer than an hour.

Posted in: Television


Tue, 06/19/2007 - 10:33am

Thank goodness it only takes 5 minutes for DNA results, though.

Leo Morris
Tue, 06/19/2007 - 12:11pm

My sister is a medical technician AND a fan of "House," and it amuses her no end that the doctors on that show do their own lab tests.