20 TV Groundbreaking Firsts (That Seem Pretty Mundane Now)
Look we’re humans, just like you. Unless you are part of the dreaded lizard-people conspiracy, in which case we welcome you as our scaly and cold blooded overlords. But we digress. The original point was, we love television just like the average joe. We especially love exploring how TV has changed over the years.
If you watched a full week of TV in 1950, you'd come away unsure whether or not women have belly buttons, or whether anybody besides you actually poops. Today, you can see folks eating beetles, pooping in rivers, and competing to stay naked the longest - and that's all just one show. From the first interracial kiss, to the first scripted female nudity, we cover all the wild details inside.
So much of what we consider run-of-the-mill television programming was once extremely controversial. Here are a few big firsts that laid the groundwork for the crazypants zoo that is television in the 21st century: