16 Problematic TV Moments That Happened One Way Or Another

Some of these characters need higher standards for who they are dating.

In terms of overall harmlessness, TV is, for the most part, getting better.

It’s still not perfect, though – there are plenty of moments, even in relatively recent years, that probably never should have happened in the first place.

Here are 16 problematic moments from the last 15 years of television:

1.

This Gossip Girl relationship from 2007

2.

This “gentle” gesture in Office from 2008

3.

This Pretty little Liars relationship from 2010

4.

And this one from 2011

5.

The very many cases of sexual assault in game of thrones from 2011

6.

This response to Ryder’s confession in Joy from 2013

seven.

This Hannibal death since 2014

8.

This “unplanned” pregnancy in Shameless from 2015

9.

This Foreign flying from 2015

ten.

This useless death in The 100 from 2016

11.

This stranger things relationship from 2016

12.

This Riverdale 2017 dance sequence

13.

This on-screen suicide in 13 reasons why from 2017

14.

This Legacy eating disorder “joke” of 2018

15.

Basically all of Insatiable from 2018

16.

This controversy Bridgerton sex scene from 2020

What recent TV moments have you found surprisingly problematic? Sound off in the comments.

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