Episode 19: After School Specials (1987)

After School specials featured young people dealing with problems. They could be earnest to the point of camp. In 1987 two specials were filmed that discussed sexuality. What if I’m Gay? aired on CBS. Two of Us was censored by the BBC and pushed to a late night spot. It wouldn’t get a daytime airing till 1990. My guests and I discuss the mixed messages these specials send to their target audience.

This episode includes spoilers.

What if I’m Gay?

Welcome to season three!

Two of Us

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