HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO have released a bunch of commercials that are relying upon an outdated parent/teen stereotype to publicize their new HBO GO service.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HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO Relies on Outdated Parent/Teen Stereotypes for New Commercials (Video)

HBO have released a bunch of commercials that are relying upon an outdated parent/teen stereotype to publicize their new HBO GO service.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.

 

True Blood season six premiere dark and indestructible Bill Compton.

True Blood season six premiere dark and indestructible Bill Compton.