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Mar 9, 2023

Hayley analyzes the only series that went out of its way fail the Bechdel test: Cops. This topic does not stem from an admiration for policing in the US, but rather to understand how and why a TV series was produced chronicling it. Next, Kat leans into one of her favorite genres: mysterious conditions. Voice-o change-o, officially known as Foreign Accent Syndrome, causes people to inexplicably start speaking in what sounds like a foreign accent... This is not the same as when you got your retainer installed in middle school.

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Hayley Sources:

Wikipedia: Cops

The truth behind the TV show Cops by Vox

Things we just learn about the TV show Cops by Weird History 

Cops: the violent legacy of a TV show that sculpted America’s view of police by Helen Molofsky in The Guardian

How truthful is ‘Cops’? A fixture of reality TV faces scrutiny by Jack Healy in the New York Times