Who Makes A Worse Role-model For Italians. Jersey Shore Or The Sopranos?

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    I remember the uproar about the Sopranos back a few years ago. How the show gave everybody the wrong idea about Italian/Americans.

    Seems the Jersey Shore show is a bunch of Italians acting like prostitutes, and kids seem to think that what they do is like gospel, or in their words, really fetch.

    I'd be willing to bet that somebody is gonna say Jersey Shore is so yesterday. That in itself is what's wrong with Americans. They are too into fads to stay on anything. You have to be cool to be accepted. I'd also be willing to bet somebody is gonna say there are more important things to be thinking about. I guess our future is pretty important, and our kids are our future. And judging by the show, our future is screwed.

    I don't watch the show much myself,(I change the channel by the first commercial) but it seems alot of kids do, and they seem to think that it's cool to act like the mindless bimbos on the show.

    I just wanted to float this and see what everyone was thinking.
     
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    Definitely Jersey Shore, the whole drunken guido ignorant thing has no counter while the Soprano's at least had a characters like Dr. Melfi who was Italian and a decent human being.
     
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    Jersey Shore. There's no honor in whatever it is they do.
     
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    Being a 2nd generation Sicilian-American(I dont call myself that), I'd say both! The Jersey Shore morons are an embarrassment and the guido's on The Sopranos are as ficticious as it gets...
     
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    Spock smoking a cigarette is a bad role model for the Vulcans.
     
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    Which part is ficticious?

    The part about organized crime in New Jersey, or the part about them having families and responsibilities?
     
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    That's not a cigarette.
     
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    It's still a bad role model.

    Why do you hate the Vulcans?

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    Like being a materialistic and personally selfish boob or a member of organized crime is exclusively or somehow especially an Italian problem?!

    I don't think so.
     
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    Just watch Everybody Loves Raymond.
     
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