TV dads mostly misportray the realities fathers face in raising their children, and in a lot of cases, in order to swell viewership, reinforce stereotypes. The bumbling dad, the dad who “babysits” and seems lost in caring for a child, the dad who bucks safe parental prevention in a bid for laughs. We’re looking for 10 ways that TV dads get it all wrong and dads, this is your time to speak up. You can help not only point out inaccuracies, you can correct them!
• What is the lamest/laziest TV dad behavior you have seen on the small screen?
• What TV dad behavior made you angry?
• What TV dad behavior made you sad?
• After you list out your 10 things, tell us how it makes you feel to be included in the ménage a boobs on TV.
• If you were in charge of programming, what changes would you make to TV dads’ storylines/character traits?
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