Every afternoon after lunch, we sit in the recliners for a little relax while watching Grey’s Anatomy, a TV series that apparently will never end, on Netflix. It’s in its 16th or 17th season with more to come. For contrast, Friends lasted 10 years, and Seinfeld ran for nine.
It has been accurately noted that neither Friends nor Seinfeld could be produced today due to political correctness and the Democrat/Socialist Party’s Cancel Culture and proclivity for actual violence. So what about Grey’s Anatomy which debuted in the fairly sane year of 2005? It’s astounding what it’s morphed into.
Diversity was not such an obsession in 2005 although the series began with some black characters and an Asian, which was totally realistic. Here at the Hacienda, we’ve just started the 16th season and, although the story lines are quite interesting, the characters and relationships are laughably unbelievable.
It’s well known that Showbiz hysterically promotes interracial couples as the norm and that gays are about 50 percent of the population. Everyone is accustomed to that while we simultaneously roll our eyeballs. But Grey’s Anatomy takes it to stratospheric levels.
About 90 percent of relationships, primarily the patients in Gray+Sloan Memorial, are multiracial, and some are multiracial and simultaneously gay or lesbian. Recently, a black woman with no husband in sight gave birth to a white baby.
Yes, it does get that silly.
The scriptwriters simultaneously and none-too-subtly toss anti-GOP slurs into the show. And there is frequent genuflecting to climate change, gun control, the usual suspects.
No matter. It’s fun to watch, and we’ll see it through, assuming it will ever end. And one must give credit to Ellen Pompeo, the show’s main star, for actually walking the walk. Her real-life husband is black and, of course, her three children are biracial.
Power to ’em, but it’s hardly the norm her show promotes.
While we are relentlessly told these days that multiculturalism and diversity are how things should be in a just world, the fact of the matter is quite the contrary as Simon Webb, one of The Moon’s contributing editors, demonstrated last month right here.