"The Rhode Island woman thought something seemed odd when her husband, whom she married in 2004 after the two had met about a year earlier online, defriended her on Facebook." —It is odd to be defriended by your husband. It's even more odd when he defriends you because he's taken a second wife that he doesn't want you to know about.
And because television is still written predominantly by men, about men, even the most forward-thinking writers will resort to a certain shorthand when it comes to female characters, says Alyssa Rosenberg, a TV columnist at Slate and the Atlantic. "Skyler nags, Betty is cold and personality-less. Lori is lame and stupid enough to get pregnant during an apocalypse."
Indolent Useless Network Sitcom Husband, meet Aggravated Sprawling AMC Saga Wife.