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posted ago by KimJung-Un ago by KimJung-Un +128 / -0

I remember watching it as a kid and it was different in some way than the other family comedies. I'd watch it with my 2 brothers, my mother and my father (who loves Tim Allen because he's a car guy). All of us watching and relating to the family because THAT was what America looked like back then. Nothing to do with race, but that's what families were. Mom, dad, kids.

Family values, friendship, loyalty, standing up for what's right and not what's convenient, being a good father, a good mother, attentive to your children and taking pride in ones work.

The kids in the show all have specific talents that get nurtured by the parents, the community is involved in helping the young boys out when they get into trouble or just need some guidance they can't go to their parents about and none of them are homosexual or even suggest it.

The kids girlfriends throughout the series are perky, polite and feminine. None of them are schemey little whores like today's teenage girls.

No gay nonsense, no confused tranny kids, no woke bullshit and they make fun of communists and leftists. Capitalism is valued.

Black Americans and other non whites are portrayed in the same manner as the white characters. Hard working, patriotic and proud to own American made tools and products.

The police in the show serve the people any time they are portrayed. They cut breaks when they should and get serious when they should.

The military is constantly praised and actual military members appear on the show quite frequently.

One of the main points in the show is to completely reject cheap garbage. They boast everything to be American made while also paying homage to other nations where quality engineering and craftsmanship is valued.

The kids get into trouble often but are dealt with in a way where the values are promoted to the audience.

If Americans were to only watch that show and others like it on television, we would have a better country.

Watching it now, it amazes me that they even had a show like this on tv at any point.

Not one character is a faggot and he constantly makes fun of feminists while light heatedly jabbing at the male/female dynamic.

They even go to church and never reject God. They educate however on other points of view from different cultures via the neighbor, Wilson Wilson, who is a traveled, wise and patient man.

Compare that to today's trash where the "families" are a bunch of faggots, trannies, biwhateverthefuck, and all sorts of other degenerate shit.

Can children or teens even sit and watch any shows today with their parents? With all the gay nonsense and sexual/pedo natured scenes? I know I would't have been able to sit around and watch today's garbage with my parents back then. That's for sure.

It's time to get back to what we once were. This current nonsense has to die.

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SilverStar 18 points ago +18 / -0

I agree. I'm actually buying the series on DVD this week. I grew up watching this with my family as well. It is just a good quality show through and through. God bless the 90's. I miss the days where my only concern was the latest videogames and putting off homework until the last possible minute. All that changes at 8:46 AM on 9/11/2001. Since then the nation and the world has spiraled into the abysmal heap it seems to be now. BUT, there is hope.

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KimJung-Un [S] 5 points ago +6 / -1

Yup. 911 and cell phones. One triggered tyranny beyond belief and the other destroyed our minds.

I actually have the DVD series. You'll love it!

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Hemanbattlecat 11 points ago +11 / -0

If you're looking for another great show I recommend Little house on the Prairie. So fun to watch with the kids, full of great lessons.

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KimJung-Un [S] 4 points ago +5 / -1

My mom used to watch that show with my grandmother lol. I never got into it as a kid but I do remember it was wholesome in nature.

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Hemanbattlecat 4 points ago +4 / -0

I recommend giving it a shot if you are looking for wholesome content. I've heard the Waltons is another good show but I've yet to see it.

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biblegirl 2 points ago +2 / -0

It’s on Amazon Prime if you happen to have that. I have the DVD set. I always thought it was a boring show when I saw my mom watching it. But now that I’m an adult it’s wonderful. I can’t tell you how many lines there are that would make people’s heads explode today.

Laura: glances under new horse before naming it This horse is a boy!

Ma: Laura….

Pa: Now, Carolyn, that girl would be in a world of trouble if she didn’t know the difference between boys and girls.

The book set is also easy enough to find and, from my research, the books are 99% true to what happened. VERY interesting read. Americans felt very different about July 4th back then. Another good book from that time is No Time on My Hands—it’s more an account of a life instead of a story, but it corroborates a lot of societal info from the little house books.

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Secretyrussianspy 3 points ago +3 / -0

When I was in elementary school, I used to wake up at 6:00 am to watch Little House on the Prairie.

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Queef_Anon 1 point ago +1 / -0

I'd rather watch paint dry with Michael Landon but Tim Allen is an American treasure.

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HunnyB 9 points ago +9 / -0

I loved Grizzly Adams, and Little House on the Prairie and Chips. We used to play that we were California motorcycle cops on our banana seat bikes.

There was grooming even then. Brook Shield's ads there were some photos where she was topless but had her hands over her chest she was really really young and then the Calvin Klein ads and then Blue Lagoon, and this movie with Tatum O'Neal and Kristy McNichol called Little darlings

Then later there were all the raunchy teen movies Porkys, Spring Break, Fast times at Ridgemont high.

Those were the kinds of movies we grew up with in the eighties. I've never seen cuties and never will but those movies that I mentioned weren't exactly family entertainment.

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CaptainQuip 1 point ago +1 / -0

on our banana seat bikes.

In the 60's and 70's, you weren't cool unless you also had the 'sissy' handlebars and backrest! 😄

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HunnyB 2 points ago +2 / -0

Lol I don't think mine had a backrest. It did have a flag though.

The handlebars were definitely a must oh and baseball card clipped to tire.

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CaptainQuip 1 point ago +1 / -0

Almost as soon as the training wheels came off my red, white, and black Huffy, I painted it metal-flake purple (like the Dodge Demons of the day). Had a matching seat and purple streamers from the hanlebar grips. Bike was sweet!

And, ah yes, the baseball card in the spokes. My mom kept wondering where her clothespins went! 😆

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BabylonNTing 8 points ago +8 / -0

Tim Allen says that living in Hollywood right now is akin to Nazi Germany.

The comedian made the claim while appearing on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

"You gotta be real careful around here," Allen noted. "You get beat up if you don't believe what everybody else believes. This is like '30s Germany."

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/tim-allen-says-being-a-conservative-in-hollywood-is-like-living-in-1930s-germany

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TrustNo1 8 points ago +8 / -0

I like The Middle. It's not political and focuses more on an American family.

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nomadic 3 points ago +3 / -0

I've heard good wholesome things about The Middle.

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CaptainQirk 2 points ago +2 / -0

The Middle is pretty decent.

Still has the occasional lefty stuff, but also traditional values.

Remember when people could have disagreements and still unite in positive ideals about family?

Everything is so damn political now.

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CaptainQirk 7 points ago +7 / -0

We used to watch it with the parents. It was a family show. The family gathered around to watch it. I'm an Aussie, but it was as much family viewing for us as it was for you guys in America.

Hard to believe it was ultimately a Disney product, but still.

Everyone is so divided these days. We talk about the 60s being this giant manufactured schism between generations, which it was.

But the internet age is what really destroyed the family. Not necessarily due to the internet, but it definitely had an effect.

The 90s were the last bastion of the old world.

Where family was celebrated, and encouraged, and even when there were problems they were resolved.

Mum, dad, kids, neighbour, suburbia.

Everything is so fractured and depressing now.

What's the last "show" you watched as a family?

EDIT: This post made me all nostalgic so I went and watched an episode of Home Improvement with my dad as we had dinner.

Feeling a little weepy for the old days.

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SilverStar 4 points ago +4 / -0

I know what you mean. Nostalgia is a bittersweet thing really. I'm not sure if it's a problem of mine or some sort of cocoon I can bury myself in to get away from the current world time and time again. Luckily I have my faith which is the only thing one can ever truly have. You can lose everything else by no means of your own causation (generally/ broadly speaking) but only an individual can choose to lose their faith.

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Cpleb 2 points ago +2 / -0

👍

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IlIlIlIlIl 6 points ago +6 / -0

Tim Allen did a good job with Last Man Standing

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Dcb777 3 points ago +3 / -0

LMS is my favorite sitcom of all time. Bought all the DVDs to try and support it. Home improvement was great - but LMS took it to another level (I think).

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Monomial 5 points ago +5 / -0

Yeah...but on the other side of the spectrum in the 80's you had the Bundy's in Married with Children. A parody of everything that was wrong with that perfect vision of the American dream. I'm not saying don't wax nostalgic about the 80's, but don't fall into the trap of believing that Home Improvement represented the totality of life during the period. No Ma'am. There are always serious problems during any time in history. And it is how we persevere in spite of the tragedies and struggles of any era that really make good stories.

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WeAreThePlan 3 points ago +3 / -0

Married with Children was funny as shit.

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MAGAsoyboyslayer 2 points ago +2 / -0

Yes. 100%

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Teamdjt 2 points ago +2 / -0

I wasn't allowed to Married w Children because it was too vulgar.

The other day I watched an episode and just shook my head at how good we had it.

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KimJung-Un [S] 0 points ago +1 / -1

Oh I'm aware, but there's always going to be problems. The point is to minimize them. Today there is nothing in popular culture that is wholesome and traditional.

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gobby 4 points ago +4 / -0

I am 100% sincere when I say this. I do not and have not watched American tv for several years now. I grew up in front of the tv and also loved Home Improvement. Everyone knew Tim was a little over the top with his love for tools and projects, but his family still represented normalcy and decency and America and her values. For kids from screwed up homes, it gave hope that there was a chance they could have a nice, normal life when they escaped the insanity.

I can not name one show on American tv now. You mentioned gays and trannys everywhere. I am not surprised, but I did not know that. I didn't know because I literally don't watch. Not because I'm burying my head in the sand but because I have other things to do, better things to do than to sit in front of a box and watch my life away. It's a good thing. And while I'm sure you don't spend all your time watching tv, perhaps you are still watching too much and therefore, still engaged. But if you're going to watch, perhaps make a point of noting what content you object to and then contact the FCC with a complaint. Contact the shows creators (if you can find a way how) and complain. But perhaps what would be most effective, contact the show's advertisers and let them know how you feel and let them know you won't support a company that supports such absolute garbage. Campaigns like that are what the dems do and it's very effective.

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proforma 2 points ago +2 / -0

The show I really liked was All in the Family, it featured Archie and Edith Bunker with a daughter married to Rob Reiner's character (Mike [Meathead]). The show was probably meant to get us toward not liking people telling it like it is (Archie). Edith and the rest kept picking on him about his dislike for others. Back then everyone could relate and usually said Archie reminded them of someone in their family. They even had a black family--the Jeffersons--that was spun off into another series, that did very well as I can remember (I watched that one also). I didn't put much thought about the series' back then as they were just fun to watch. Each probably had a political message though--but it was lost on me. I might re-watch some of the episodes and see if I can pick up on their "mind" control--or maybe not.

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Glooptygloop 2 points ago +2 / -0

Boy meets world was good. Rockford files also. There's always good stuff mixed in with the crap I think

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Teamdjt 2 points ago +2 / -0

The Wonder Years Sandlot... Starring Wendy Peffercorn. Lol.

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UnidentifiedWhiteMan 2 points ago +2 / -0

1.) Download all the good old shows and movies you can think of.

2.) Start a media server with Plex, Emby, or Jellyfin.

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CloseTheCircusDown 2 points ago +2 / -0

I loved that show!

I'd also recommend The Waltons and Hart to Hart.

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TheTurbot 2 points ago +3 / -1

I love home improvement

Malcolm in the middle and raising hope are good and wholesome.

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Feelsgoodman 1 point ago +1 / -0

I don't know... Wilson might have been wearing a dress...🐸