Parenting Styles in TV Sitcoms
Our project focuses on parenting behaviors and styles based off TV sitcoms that we have selected - The Brady Bunch, Full House and Modern Family. We found it very interesting that certain families and shows can be perceived in different ways based off of things like era, social class, animation versus live TV, etc. KCK Research thanks you in advance for participating in our survey.
1. Are you a parent? *
2. How many hours of TV do you watch weekly? *
3. What genres of shows do you typically watch?
4. Have you watched "The Brady Bunch" before? *
5. Have you watched "Full House" before? *
6. Have you watched "Modern Family" before? *
7. How often do you watch episodes of "The Brady Bunch"?
7. How often do you watch episodes of "Full House"?
7. How often do you watch episodes of "Modern Family"?
Use the following definitions to answer questions 10-15:
Authoritarian parenting: children are expected to follow the strict rules established by the parents and failure to follow results in punishment.

Authoritative parenting: establish rules and guidelines that their children are expected to follow, but are responsive to their children and willing to listen to questions.

Permissive parenting: very few demands of their children.

Uninvolved parenting: characterized by few demands, low responsiveness and little communication; generally detached from child's life.

All parenting styles definitions credited to:

10. Were you previously aware of the different parenting styles defined above? *
11. Which of the above styles best describes your parents? *
12. Which of the above styles best describes your parenting?
13. Do you think "The Brady Bunch" parents are...
14. Do you think the "Full House" parents and parental figures are...
15. Do you think the "Modern Family" parents and parental figures are...
16. Do you think parenting styles have changed since the 70s, 90s and early 2000s?
Not at all
Very Much
17. When I did something wrong as a child (elementary school aged), my parents... (select all that apply)
Not at all
All the time
Spanked me
Put me in time out
Scolded me
Explained what I did wrong and discussed topic
Did nothing at all to punish me
18. What is your age? *
19. What gender do you identify as? *
20. What is your highest level of education? *
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