Category Archives: Analysis – TV Shows

TV Show Analysis – Charmed and the Ripple Effect

Charmed (the original series) revolved around three powerful, sister-witches known as the Charmed Ones, who use their powers to fight against evil. Charmed’s premise in itself revolves around a big picture, almost common morality—good vs evil—however the season two episode, Morality Bites, focuses on the sisters’ personal morality, and how the choices they have made based on this morality have

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TV Show & Movie Analysis – Case Studies in Abnormal Psychology

We all love TV shows—whether it’s romance, dramas or comedies—and we not only love TV shows, we love the characters that come with them. In fact the characters, or at least one of them, are generally the reason why we love certain TV shows. A good character is rounded, multi-dimensional and relatable. With the latter term, relatable usually means human

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TV Show Analysis: Marital and gender roles in The Brady Bunch and House Husbands

Gender roles have been hardwired in men and women since the beginning of time. Men are the hunters and gatherers, breadwinners, fathers, husbands, authority figures—providing shelter and food to their families whilst maintaining some standard of masculinity. To complement that, women are the nurturers, mothers, housewives—they take care of the family and home. These roles were heavily emphasised and reminded

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TV Show Analysis: Charmed and the Trolley Problem

Charmed (the original series) revolved around three powerful, sister-witches known as the Charmed Ones who use their powers to fight against evil. While Charmed revolves around the sisters and their use of witchcraft to fight against evil, it’s never been purely around magic. It explores sisterhood, life, mortality, morality and even philosophy. In the season 2 penultimate episode, “Apocalypse, Not”,

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