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    Non-Traditional TV Families In GIFs

    A generation ago, the average, traditional family was composed of a father, mother, and at least two children. Divorce rates were low, kids moved out in their early 20s to form their own families, same-sex couples had no hope of raising their own children, and surrogacy was something out of a science-fiction novel. Today, all of that has changed, leading us to contemplate what exactly is a traditional family. So we’ve compiled a list of 17 non-traditional families on television, past, present and future. If you want to explore more about new family structures, read our New Social Systems Deep Dive Report: http://bit.ly/S4jCQO.

    1. The Brady Bunch (1969 – 1974)

    2. Who’s The Boss? (1984 - 1992)

    3. Full House (1987 – 1995)

    4. Gilmore Girls (2000 – 2007)

    5. The O.C. (2003 – 2007)

    6. Two and a Half Men (2003 – present)

    7. The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005 – 2008)

    8. Big Love (2006 – 2011)

    9. Ugly Betty (2006 – 2010)

    10. Hannah Montana (2006 – 2011)

    11. 90210 (2008 – present)

    12. Cougar Town (2009 – present)

    13. Modern Family (2009-present)

    14. Ben and Kate (2012 – present)

    15. The New Normal (2012 – present)

    16. Guys with Kids (2012 – present)

    17. “The Fosters” (Air date TBD)