I know this will date me, but I can remember the Emmy-award winning TV comedy called “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” I know, I know.. Most of you are not old enough to remember watching it when it was actually broadcast but you may have seen it on Nick at Night. It was a funny show, still is, but in that show, which was in the 60’s, it always had Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore, who was his wife, Laura, sleeping in twin beds. Because our culture then, when a show was on TV wouldn’t even show a married couple in bed together. And nowadays the Emmy award goes to shows like HBO’s “Sex in the City,” or ABC’s “Desperate Housewives” where several people might end up in a twin bed!
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