Families can talk about reality shows that feature people who are allegedly connected to the Mafia. Do shows like this one reinforce or challenge existing stereotypes about the connection between specific ethnic and racial communities and organized crime?
Why do you think people find these shows entertaining? Are these representations glorifying the gangster lifestyle? Is this appropriate?
What do these characters have to gain or lose by being on this show?
What other families should know
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking