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A child in the 50s, my TV watching was limited by parental control (e.g. kids shows, family entertainment, Disney & later on the occasional movie, Rod Serling, et al). My observation is that in my formative years I had strong, but not rigid, family guidance. That has informed my subsequent TV viewing (and a LOT else GRIN!).

But I found spiritual-moral issues in virtually every show I ever remember - from Howdy Doody to Rocky & Bullwinkle to Mork & Mindy (well, maybe not from Lawrence Welk or Mickey Mouse Club). It seems to me that the consideration of moral-ethical questions from TV is far, far more a function of personality and up-bringing than it is the nature of the shows themselves.