COVER

WHERE BEAVER MEETS BART

July 21 1997
COVER

WHERE BEAVER MEETS BART

July 21 1997

WHERE BEAVER MEETS BART

From the Fifties to the Nineties, the American TV sitcom has shaped the way pop culture looks at the burbs. The image has evolved from innocent and idealized (“I’m home, June”) to cynical and satirical (“Don’t have a cow, man”), but the families have remained mostly white and middle-class and they have retained a certain reverence for hearth and home.