I'll have to check out that Who's the Boss/The Upper Hand. Aw no way. The intro looks very similar. I'll check it out further another time.
The Fosters also looks intriguing. I showed my ladyfriend an episode of Good Times (which is apparently the basis for The Fosters) and she didn't note any similarities. Maybe she never saw the show. I think it's from the 70s, after all.
Brighton Belles also looks intriguing.
Back to Married with Children, it was a real institution. It was the first successful sitcom for fledgling television network Fox.
In my school, there was a girl who had tits so she was called "Kelly Bundy" for a short while. Technically, it was suggesting that this girl wasn't academically gifted but then people started talking about "Kelly Bundy's bundies", in reference to this girl, which illustrated that it was actually about breasts. Not that Christina Applegate (the actress who portrayed Kelly Bundy) was particularly well-endowed but we were kids. We didn't have a good frame of reference.
Speaking of which, didn't Christina Applegate have a double masectomy? Yeah. She also had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure. That's just weird. She apparently had breast cancer but then to also remove other organs just in case?
Anyway, I checked out some of that Upper Hand. The boy is super, super gay, but I guess that's the character. In the US version, the boy was also super, super gay but that wasn't intended. He has AIDS now, I think.
Also, the girl in the US show became "hot", I guess. That's what people say, anyway. I mean, she became an attractive woman but I don't get the huge appeal that people seem to have.
I saw a bit of the finale of The Upper Hand and that girl just became overweight.
Anyway, it looks like a piece of crap but Who's the Boss is also a piece of crap.
I don't think that they're making sitcoms any more. I believe that the 1990s were the last decade for this genre. Perhaps for the best.
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