• Buy Your Son The Doll Or The Dress - Or Both

    5 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Remember the October 10th, 1996 “Friends” episode titled ‘The One with the Metaphorical Tunnel,” where Ross throws a fit because his toddler son Ben has a Barbie doll? Instead of embracing the fact that Ben is happy with his toy, which happens to be wearing a pink beret, he's confused, uncomfortable, and not happy. Ross grows increasingly frustrated when his son wants nothing to do with the monster trucks, dinosaurs , and G.I. Joe doll that he offers in exchange for the Barbie. This is all done with cheap jokes based on gender and sexuality stereotypes .
    Even the mild insults by the show's...
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