Television has always reflected the society around it, and although shows have featured eras from the past, present, and future, what happens when those worlds collide? What if people from a century ago could see us now? What would they learn from us? And what have we lost that we might rediscover from them?
The romanticism of the Old West was a staple of early television…
“What in the name of all that’s holy was that?”
“If we hadn’t rode that lightning bolt from 1899 to now, we would have shot each other to death.”
Society was changing, and television was changing with it.
The idea that justice is part of what makes a person good…
What can we learn from a bunch of old West thieves? That there might just be a Code of the West, and even bad men might find a way to be good, this week on Friday @ 8/7 Central.