You know, cultural differences are changeable. In Spain, there is nothing more, Married with children Is a cult series named Terry Rakolta It doesn’t sound like it. However, in the United States, the show is highly sought after because of its dirty realism on TV, and the latter is a well-known activist (except for the ex-girl of the United States Mitt Romney He opposed the “obscene” movement in the mass media.
Therefore, it is natural that the series and opinion leaders collided like two express trains in the late 1980s. Katey Sagal, What they did made Rakolta very disappointed… and received an annual gift from the show as a tip.
It all started with Marry a child (S3E6) was broadcast in 1989. More precisely, this episode includes vulgar jokes about women’s underwear, semi-naked models, and images of elderly people in stockings and garters.These factors have triggered a boycott of the chain stores by advertisers fox And the boycott led by Terry Rakolta.
Rights activists called the show “pornography,” which may be harmful in the mid-term of American TV novels, because it increases the pressure on the series of TV shows from its sponsors and advertisers.But for Marry a child, They are the opposite.
Katey Sagal now recalls: “He wanted us to miss the timetable. He put us on the cover of the New York Times. He doubled our audience.” She and her colleagues They replied very gently: “We send her flowers every year.”
immediately, Marry a child Maintained the record of the longest running sitcom in Fox history (only The Simpsons Exceeds its 11 season mark), and remains a landmark of Heidi’s comedy. As for Terry Rakolta… Well, we have to invest a lot of time to let you know who he is, right?