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Dad: superhero or goof?

2ward_cleaver.jpgIf you relied on pop culture for an accurate portrayal of fathers, you would get one of two pictures: all-knowing, patient sage (Ward Cleaver, Pa Cartwright) or bumbling idiot (Dick Van Dyke, Home Simpson).

The pictures have changed over the years, but that black-and-white vision continues in movies and television even to this day.

Geoff Pevere is Airplay's culture watcher, and a father.

Click on the link below to hear Geoff speak with Dave about the role dads have played in popular culture.

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