and all of those shows with all of those different family dynamics makes a statement about the trials and tribulations of each situation. To me it's a bit niave to think that the creators of the show undertook this particular segment of society without intention.
In every stereotype there is a glimmer of truth but the writers seem to have taken the storyline to the outside extreme... as 'drama' writers are supposed to do I suppose.
Some of us are getting an eye-opener here! As much as those of us who watch Army Wives but have never set foot on an army post.