The anti-gay Christian watchdog group One Million Moms is upset over NBC's "One Big Happy," a new sitcom produced by Ellen DeGeneres about a lesbian woman and her newly married best friend having a baby.
In an email, OMM says the new show is trying to "desensitize America and our children."
This new show is damaging to our culture and harmful to our society for a number of reasons. This program glamorizes one night stands, n-dity, homosexuality, and foul language (such as v-gina and b-tch). OMM is prepared to contact sponsors of "One Big Happy" requesting they pull financial support from the program. It is proven this strategy works! It was not too long ago that NBC announced "The New Normal" had been canceled after only one season because of lack of advertisers! Please use the information we have provided to contact Synsodyne (GlaxoSmithKline) and ask they pull their financial support from "One Big Happy."
The members of OMM aren't the only ones up-in-arms over "One Big Happy," which premiered on March 17, albeit for different reasons.
The sitcom received negative reviews from several critics - the show has a dismal 18% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 37% rating on Metacritic. The A.V. Club gave the first season of "One Big Happy" a C while the San Francisco Chronicle gave the show the publication's worst rating possible. Additionally, the Daily Beast's Kevin Fallon wrote a scathing piece, writing that "One Big Happy" is a "big step back for gays."
Fallon writes the show, "masquerades itself as TV's next progressive sitcom, a modern take on the family comedy that supposedly proves that gay parenting is the new normal" and that the writing is full of "broad lesbian clichés and stereotypes that are only recognized as jokes when the unsettling, maniacal laugh track kicks in."
Maybe OMM complained about the right thing for once?
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