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NBC’s sitcom Champions took multiple swipes at Catholic priests, straight white males and conservative sex-ed all in one episode. While straight, white men accounted for most of the jabs, coming in at five mentions, the most offensive line was against priests as a nun at an all-girl Catholic school explained that the boys “had to go” because they “proved a distraction to the priests.”
We’re nearing the end of NBC’s ultra-liberal high school drama Rise, with just four episodes to go. But unlike Tuesday’s episode, titled “This Will God Willing Get Better,” the show just continues to get worse. Catholic student Simon (Ted Sutherland) appears to finally give in to his feelings for his male castmate in the school’s controversial play, “Spring Awakening,” abortion is pushed on pregnant teen Sasha (Erin Kommor), and the underage students perform more sexually explicit songs.
NBC’s comedy Superstore joined the ranks of other Hollywood shows that devalue unborn human life, likening a preborn baby to a “horrible parasite eating and pissing inside” of the surrogate mother and comparing him/her to a “bag of garbage” who should “figure out its own gender.”
They’re on a roll and they can’t be stopped! NBC’s ultra-liberal high school drama Rise is in its sixth week and they aren't showing any signs of slowing down their obvious leftist agenda.
It’s a timeless tale in the world of Hollywood entertainment. One can’t seem to escape the constant attacks on prayer and Christianity across a wide variety of television shows, but it appears the attacks are becoming more frequent lately. NBC’s time travel drama Timeless took its turn in Sunday’s episode, “The Kennedy Curse,” as a main character takes credit for answering his mother’s prayers instead of attributing it to God, Who, he claims, “doesn’t exist.”
It’s rare to see Hollywood depict Christianity or Christian prayer in a good light, but CBS’s Young Sheldon came close this week. Still, they had to add some snark at the end, as well as twist the meaning of prayer all together. But it was nice to see a mother praying over her family in the midst of an emergency, while even her atheist son is comforted and asks her to keep praying.
NBC’s new high school drama Rise has been making waves with its overabundance of extremely liberal, anti-Christian messages since it first began airing a few weeks ago. But just when you thought things couldn’t get more offensive, along comes Tuesday’s episode, “We’ve All Got Our Junk,” which surprisingly upped the ante. And yes, they are referring to the urban slang version of the word “junk” to mean genitalia.
In typical liberal fashion, NBC’s Will & Grace appears to really enjoy taking cheap shots at Vice President Mike Pence. Ever since it became news that Pence was quoted in a 2002 interview with The Hill saying he never dines alone with other women or attends events where alcohol is being served without his wife, the left went into “cannot process” mode like a robot gone haywire. Rather than understanding, or even celebrating, a man who makes every effort to avoid the near occasion of sin to remain faithful to his wife, they’ve instead insisted he must either be gay, a misogynist or a male predator.
We may only be two episodes into NBC’s new drama Rise, but we’ve had enough liberal messages thrown at us to last two seasons. Tuesday’s episode, “Most of All to Dream,” featured a Catholic student who appears to be secretly gay, an effeminate priest who supports said student and his desire to take part in a controversial school play over the objections of his parents because he “can appreciate its message of the perils of living in a repressed society,” and a female student who just started transitioning wanting to change in the boys’ dressing room.
The left often claims to be the “party of tolerance,” but prove time and again that their tolerance only extends to those who agree with them. Such was the case with Wednesday’s episode of Grown-ish “Safe and Sound,” on Freeform which dealt with safe spaces on college campuses and whether conservatives, who supposedly believe in “idiotic polices” that “oppress” blacks and the poor, deserve a safe space of their own.
If there’s one show on television that has absolutely no shame in showing its hatred towards conservatives, it’s NBC’s Will & Grace. Thursday’s episode, “The Beefcake & the Cake Beef” was no exception, as a baker refuses to make a MAGA cake for the president’s birthday. The episode came complete with jokes that Vice President Pence is gay, and triumphantly mocked conservatives as "terrible people" with "horrible beliefs," as well as hateful, white, racist Nazis.
If you could take every liberal, Hollywood writer’s agenda and cram it all into one show, that show would be Rise, the new NBC drama about an English teacher who takes over his school’s theater program and decides to shake things up. Based on a true story, the teacher chooses the musical “Spring Awakening” for the students to perform, a controversial play that includes abortion, homosexuality, masturbation, incest, teen suicide, rape and other violence. He says he chose the play “about sexually repressed teenagers” because “just like you, they are dealing with intolerant parents, teachers that don’t get it. These kids are you. Their story is your story.”
Despite getting off to a rough start and having a flawed concept to begin with, CBS’s new comedy Living Biblically did something very few shows from Hollywood would dare to do - they admitted to the humanity of living, unborn children. Main character Chip (Jay R. Ferguson) speaks to his baby through his pregnant wife’s belly and rightfully calls him or her a “person.”
NBC’s Superstore wants us to feel sorry for an illegal immigrant because he couldn’t collect financial compensation after being injured on the job. “It’s so unfair,” proclaims the illegal’s co-worker.
CBS’s Blue Bloods is usually known for being friendly to our police heroes. But in Friday’s episode, “Legacy,” the show suddenly took a PC turn as Police Commissioner Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck) went completely out of character by sympathizing with an illegal immigrant over one of his officers to the point of firing her even though she did everything “by the book.”
ABC's Modern Family had fun getting a little dig in at “crazy” leftist extremist Jane Fonda on Wednesday night’s episode, “Written in the Stars.”
Of all the television shows for the husband of Sarah Palin to make an appearance on, Todd Palin strangely chose TBS’s extremely liberal comedy The Detour. Produced by leftist commentator Samantha Bee and husband Jason Jones, the show was originally based on the real-life family road trips of Bee, Jones and their children, but has now devolved into vile material that Palin should have thought twice about associating himself with.
In the immortal words of the late, great Ronald Reagan, there you go again, Superior Donuts. This time, the extremely liberal show that seeks to teach leftist lessons to its audience every week, claimed that Obama is the first and last black president because white people “gave us one just to shut us up,” then got “so mad at having a black president that they elected an orange one.”
Just when you thought Hollywood couldn’t sink any lower in their depravity and twisted attempts at humor, especially when it comes to child actors, along comes Tuesday’s episode of TBS’s The Detour, “The Stop.” Which were my thoughts exactly as I watched. “Please, for the literal love of God, make it stop.”