|Peter Griffin: "But where are those good old fashioned values...?"|
As Father's Day returns, it's a good time to acknowledge the archetypes that have been perpetuated over the years. The number one purveyor of the fatherhood archetype has been television.
|Guy Williams protected his family from aliens, but his toughest job |
was keeping Dr. Smith away from Billy Mumy.
Today, the archetypes for fatherhood and even family structure are continually challenged. Modern Family is a perfect example, with 3 different types of family structures, including same sex fathers, a geeky professional dad and an emotionally challenged grandfather married to a young goddess.