1. Select and watch one of the following episodes. (Links available at end of Module 7)
The Andy Griffith Show
Season 1, Episode 12: “Stranger in Town”
Season 1, Episode 16: “Mall Story”
Season 1, Episode 22: “Dear Mom and Dad”
Third Rock from the Sun
Season 1, Episode 4: “Dick Is from Mars, Sally Is from Venus”
Season 1, Episode 6: “Green-Eyed Dick”
2. Write an essay of at least 700 words in which you cover the following issues:
• Essay Introduction:
o Episode number and episode title
o Summary of plot
o Mention of any new (nonrecurring) characters
• Essay Body:
o Issues of interest—for example, filming/production style, story approach,
cultural content. In other words, why did you choose this episode? Why is it
significant and interesting?
• Essay Conclusion:
o Your final thoughts on the episode
Note: The material included in each module is intended to provide you information and to give you issues to think about. These overviews are not intended to be used to help you complete your essay. In other words, please use the ideas from the overviews, but do not use their language.. You may use this information and Mitt ell your textbook if you give credit.
Double space and use the ML format for the essay and works cited. Note that the bibliographic information for the TV episodes is given in the modules.
Put number of words in the essay at the end of the essay.
Include a works cited in the proper ML form.