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TV Bias On Guns: MTV’s Teen Wolf “I Don’t Like Guns”

18 Oct , 2020   Video

Media bias on guns takes many forms. Here is an all too typical example where a character simply comes out and says: “I don’t like guns.” In an episode titled “The Benefactor,” MTV’s Teen Wolf has a episode where they first show a man almost accidentally shooting his son and then a completely different scene where another man explains that “I don’t like guns” to a woman wants to teach him how to use guns for self-defense.…

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Media Bias on Guns: Will Television Characters ever stop saying how much they dislike/hate guns?

4 Jun , 2019   Video

A Shield agent, Melinda May (played by Ming-Na Wen), is asked by a villain whether she doesn’t have a gun because she also doesn’t like guns. May responds that she has never needed them in fighting bad guys.

Examples from television where the characters say that they “hate” guns include here, here, here, here, and here.…

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Media Bias on Guns: See how badly things go if you use guns to defend yourself?

2 Jun , 2019   Video

The video here shows a very small part of a segment from Doctor Who, which shows how badly things go wrong when you use guns to try to neutralize deadly threats. Here is a paragraph from a review in IndieWire which briefly summarizes the whole segment (copyright restrictions prevented us from showing you more of this show):

“Ryan is also the means by which the show makes a very clear but rather unsubtle anti-gun declaration.

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Television Show Bias against guns: CBS’s Ransom main character left the FBI because he hates guns

21 Apr , 2019   Video

During negotiations with a formidable sociopath who is targeting diabetics with tainted insulin, CBS’s Ransom Eric Beaumont, the shows main character played by Luke Roberts, explains to the killer why he stopped working for the FBI. Beaumont, the good guy, says that he left because he hated guns. The bad guy then says that he likes guns.…

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Media Bias on Guns: ABC’s Quantico: Obligatory “I hate guns”

8 Aug , 2018   Video

A lot of TV characters these days are saying how much they hate guns. It is hard to think of any other item that they so regularly deride.

We previously pointed to ABC’s The Crossing, when the Sheriff’s son says, “I don’t like guns.” The main character on NBC’s Reverie said simply, “I hate guns.”…

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TV bias on guns: NBC’s Reverie: Main character says “I hate guns,” always emphasizing danger of guns

17 Jun , 2018   Video

Media bias on guns takes many forms. Here is an all too typical example where a character simply comes out and says: “I hate guns.” NBC’s Reverie has had three episodes so far. A common theme through the three shows has been that Mara Kint (played by the very beautiful and talented Sarah Shahi) was traumatized by her brother-in-law shooting her sister and niece to death.…

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TV Bias on Guns: ABC’s The Crossing with young boy saying “I don’t like guns”

17 Apr , 2018   Video

Media bias on guns takes many forms. Here is an all too typical example where a character simply comes out and says: “I don’t like guns.” Here the sheriff’s young son is talking to a deputy who jokingly says that the boy could one day be sheriff. When the boy says “I don’t like guns,” the deputy reacts awkwardly.…

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