Friday Flashback: All in the Family

Norman Lear tackled taboo subjects such as the moment Edith Bunker was the victim of an attempted rape.

The great Norman Lear took taboo subjects and tackled them through challenging comedic scenes, such as the moment All in the Family‘s Edith (Jean Stapleton) was the victim of an (video warning) attempted rape.

It took remarkable and committed actors to make the drama and comedy work in what are profound and uncomfortable scenes in the 1970s and still today…

Distressing content.

Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia.
Lifeline 13 11 14
Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36

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