- viii, 288 pages ; 24 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Olson, Debbie C.,Schober, Adrian,
- Contents: Introduction / Adrian Schober and Debbie Olson -- Recognizing the children in Alfred Hitchcock Presents and Alfred Hitchcock Hour / Ken Mogg -- Rod Serling's damaged children: The twilight zone / Adrian Schober -- The trouble with teenagers and the case of Gidget: ABC and the youth market / Caryn Murphy -- "And then there were three": Bewitched, family audiences and 1960s America / Fran Pheasant-Kelly -- Like it or not: how Sesame Street influenced European children's television / Helle Strandgaard Jensen -- Krofft Kids: Saturday morning innocence and counterculture TV / Debbie Olson -- "Dance your cares away": Fraggle ethics, or Jim Henson's response to Reaganism / Yannick Bellenger-Morvan -- The end of racism and the last family: The Cosby show's fukuyaman neo-liberal children / Robert Geal -- Performing adulthood: the adult-child and the child-adult in Modern family and Roseanne / Mark Macleod -- Are you afraid of the dark? children's horror anthology series in the 1990s / Jessica Balanzategui -- On the cusp: exploring the underbelly of high school in Freaks and geeks / Katie Barnett -- "Be careful!!": child safety and empowerment in The legend of Korra / Bonnee Crawford and Shih-Wen Sue Chen -- Bob's burgers: rewriting the rules for girlhood in American television / Emily Chandler -- Contributor bios.Includes bibliographical references and index.