Where Are Those Good Ol’ Fashioned Values? Reception Analysis of the Offensive Humor on Family Guy

@article{Zenor2014WhereAT,
  title={Where Are Those Good Ol’ Fashioned Values? Reception Analysis of the Offensive Humor on Family Guy},
  author={Jason Zenor},
  journal={Operant Subjectivity},
  year={2014},
  volume={37},
  pages={23-40}
}
Over the last ten years, Family Guy has made its mark by pushing the envelope as an equal opportunity offender. For the writers, no subject is too sacred. This study examines how the key demographic for the cartoon (viewers age 18-24), a group that has grown up immersed in political correctness, read the value, meaning and intent of the show. The study uses Q methodology to extract several readings of the show. Four factors emerged from the study. The first factor reads the show as an… Expand

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