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Which TV Moment Was Way Ahead Of Its Time?

Here's looking at you, Golden Girls.

If you're anything like me, you absolutely love rewatching old TV shows over and over again because let's face it, they're absolutely timeless.

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And during your rewatch, you come across profound TV episodes and moments that dared to tell groundbreaking stories on the air, and for that, they were way ahead of their time.


Miss Grotke from Recess taught us a thing or two.

This made me want to ask you, dear reader: Which TV moment was way ahead of its time?

Maybe you thought this conversation between Dorothy and Sophia on The Golden Girls about identifying as queer was ahead of its time, especially since it aired in 1986.


Or perhaps you rewatched the "Plato's Stepchildren" episode of Star Trek from 1968, and initially didn't think anything of Captain Kirk and Lieutenant Uhura kissing, but it was actually a big deal โ€” it was first time anyone saw an interracial kiss on TV.

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Or maybe you love this moment from The Mary Tyler Moore Show, a subtle but important one that insinuated Mary had an active sex life and was on the pill! (This was a big deal, folks โ€” the episode aired in 1972!)


Whatever it is, we want to know. Tell us which TV moment was way ahead of its time, and why, in the comments below.


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