Welcome to TV’s Worst of the Week, the place MRC Culture’s on TV Blog recounts the highest liberal bias moments in leisure tv for the week of October 24, 2021.
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• Within the penultimate episode of the Peacock homicide thriller sequence Certainly one of Us Is Mendacity, a excessive schooler revealed she was “not ashamed” she had a secret abortion with the assistance of a instructor who she sarcastically labeled a “good particular person” and “the alternative of a killer.”
• On CBS’s S.W.A.T., two female cops whined that SWAT training and fitness standards are “biased in favor of male cadets” as a result of they “put a ton of emphasis on explosive energy” and “workout routines confirmed to place ladies at a physiological drawback.”
• The Oprah Winfrey Community’s (OWN) racial drama Queen Sugar listed “redlining, voter suppression, college defunding, employment discrimination, mortgage discrimination, mass incarceration” as “modern-day forms of slavery” and complained of “a system are designed to maintain a individuals out of neighborhoods, out of presidency, out of schooling, out of the workforce, and in some cases, out of society, and in prisons, and in a continuing state of hazard.”
• On ABC’s new drama concerning the reunification of a ‘90s lady R&B group, Queens, a husband proposed polyamory when his wife tries to leave him to become a lesbian together with her girlfriend, saying he “let the scripture information me” to the concept.
• This week, The CW debuted 4400, their new woke reboot of USA’s The 4400. One of many 4,400 lacking individuals from the final a number of a long time who all of a sudden reappeared unexpectedly was a black girl concerned within the Civil Rights battle. She claimed nothing had modified in 60 years: “You already know, my husband and I’ve been jailed and worse for organizing the vote for Negroes. If it was actually 2021, I would have hoped we might made extra progress. That it would not really feel the identical.”
Different Odds & Ends
• A Million Little Issues on ABC continued the television trope of sudden adult-onset queerness, with Katherine (Grace Park), who had been married to a person for 12 years and by no means thought of kissing a lady, falling for an actress and altering her courting profile to say she’s on the lookout for each women and men.