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This lesson takes students through a changing America by looking at a handful of pioneering television shows (I Love Lucy, All in the Family, The Cosby Show, Ellen, Will & Grace, etc.). Links to sample episodes are also included. There is a list of 30 other influential television shows at the end for students to chose from and further research. This activity could take anywhere from 1-3 days depending on how much of the sample episodes you want to show. Enjoy!
Other shows for students to further research include:
A Different World
An American Family
The Ed Sullivan Show
Everybody Loves Raymond
French Prince of Bel Air
In Living Color
The Johnny Carson Show
The Oprah Winfrey Show
Saturday Night Live