HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO have released a bunch of commercials that are relying upon an outdated parent/teen stereotype to publicize their new HBO GO service. In the series of advertisements, we see a “typical” American family, either consisting of Mom, Dad, teen son and daughter watching either “uncomfortable” sex filled scenes or non sex scenes where the parents, who obviously do not have a pop cultural bone in their body, interrupt the show on television by guessing the actors incorrectly.

 

HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO have released a bunch of commercials that are relying upon an outdated parent/teen stereotype to publicize their new HBO GO service. In the series of advertisements, we see a “typical” American family, either consisting of Mom, Dad, teen son and daughter watching either “uncomfortable” sex filled scenes or non sex scenes where the parents, who obviously do not have a pop cultural bone in their body, interrupt the show on television by guessing the actors incorrectly.