Mom & Dad

Friday, November 28, 2003

If you grew up in small-town America during the forties or fifties, there's a good chance that your first exposure to cinematic taboo came in the guise of the sex-hygiene film. And most exploitation aficionados will agree that "Mom & Dad" was the king of the genre. Exploitation historian Joe Bob Briggs describes the show as "part biology lesson, part sideshow, part morality play, part medical shock footage." He describes the phenomenon to Brooke.

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