The Andy Griffith Show: Classism and Gatekeeping
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In this clip there is a singer chosen by Andy in a competition to sing as a representative. However, there is push back by the mayor because the appearance of the singer is not representative of what he wants in terms of wealth, respectability, and image. There is clear remarks of inequality and discrimination despite the talent of the singer and the fair opportunity he has won. There also is a hint of gatekeeping as the people with power are pushing back on the singer due to his looks.


This clip contains profanity at the following moments:
  • 00:07 - 00:08


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