Teacher Wonder Years

The Wonder Years: Faith

TV has a different purpose in my life depending on my age. As a kid, it was just pure entertainment. During college and immediately after college, TV was a source of escapism from studying or work. Recently, however, I am drawn to shows that make me think and reflect upon my life and the world. My […]

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The Wonder Years : “The Family Car”

I somehow always relate very well to the Jack Arnold centric episodes. In Season One’s “My Father’s Office,” viewers learn that Jack had once considered an alternate career path, one that would have been in line with his interests and made him happier than the office job he ended up taking. At the time I […]

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The Wonder Years: Pottery Will Get You Nowhere

The recurring theme in “The Wonder Years” is on dealing with change. Change in both the broader societal context- civil rights, politics, and space- as well as in life stages – from being a child with no care in world to being a teenager hopped on hormones and confusion. Most episodes thus far have focused […]