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I Love Lucy (1951)
First show to end it's run as the #1 show on TV, first to film in front of a live audience and Desi Arnaz is first hispanic on Network TV.
First birth shown on TV.
Leave It to Beaver (1957)
Strangely, the first to show a toilet, which had been taboo until then.
Search for Tomorrow (1951)
First successful American Soap.
The Flintstones (1960)
First animated series made for prime time TV and first series to discuss infertility.
I Spy (1965)
First TV show to have a black main character.
Star Trek (1966)
First interracial kiss and first time "Hell" is said on network tv.
All in the Family (1971)
First "God damn it" and first gay character.
First show where the main character has an abortion.
First deliberate time male nudity, from behind, is shown.
Born Innocent (1974)
Three's Company (1977)
First accidental glimpse of a man's "package"
Saturday Night Live (1975)
First Fbomb on TV.
NYPD Blue (1993)
First kiss shared between 2 females, although only one of them was gay.
First openly gay actor playing an openly gay character. She also was the first to come out on TV.
My So-Called Life (1994)
First openly gay teenager.
Dawson's Creek (1998)
First Romantic kiss between 2 men on primetime TV.
Spur of the moment list idea. I will add to it as I find new firsts.
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