September 18, 1991 |
On Fox's "True Colors" Sunday, 18-year-old Terry Freeman (Claude Brooks) was ridiculed by his family for being a virgin. By the end of the show, his non-virgin girlfriend made it clear to him that he wouldn't be for much longer. On NBC's "Blossom" Monday, 15-year-old Blossom Russo (Mayim Bialik) debated "going to second base" with her boyfriend. On ABC's "Roseanne" Tuesday, 16-year-old Becky Connor, (Lecy Goramson) asked her mother to help her get birth control pills.
July 13, 1991 |
Fox's expensive and unprecedented decision to produce eight summer episodes of "Beverly Hills, 90210" paid handsome dividends in its first test Thursday night. The hourlong drama about students at fictitious West Beverly Hills High finished second in its 9-10 p.m. time slot behind reruns of "Cheers" and "Wings" on NBC, according to figures released Friday by the A.C. Nielsen Co. It was seen in nearly the same number of homes (about 10.