Netflix removed my favorite TV show. It was reasonably clean, and although it wouldn’t pass today’s ‘woke’ test, I could watch it without sex scenes, grotesque violence or foul language.
I needed a new show, so I chose the American television sitcom Friends. It was a popular TV show when I was a kid and a tween, and my siblings and I were excited to watch it, although my parents were apprehensive.
After watching for a few minutes, my parents declared, “no more Friends!”
They banned it, citing it immoral, which I thought was unreasonable and unnecessarily strict. So now, as an adult, I rebelled.
It only took a few minutes for me to eat my words. It was packed to the brim with all types of biblical immorality.
But what really got me was the nonchalant and unrealistic approach to infidelity. I get it; it’s a sitcom, and it’s meant to take life’s greatest challenges and extract the humor from them, but I dare you to find a person who found out their...
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