The very first thing you consider when discussing Boy Meets World isn’t intercourse, even should you did have a poster of Topanga in your wall. However Rider Sturdy, who performed Shawn Hunter on Boy Meets World, has opened up about how the showrunners botched dealing with the matter in knowledgeable method.
On a latest episode of the rewatch podcast “Pod Meets World”–which Sturdy co-hosts with Danielle Fishel (Topanga Lawrence) and Will Friedle (Eric Matthews)–Rider Sturdy put Boy Meets World writers and producers on blast for not selling a wholesome strategy to intercourse. “I keep in mind being very upset throughout that total week…I used to be very upset with the adults on our set — the best way that they have been approaching this, particularly as a result of we weren’t discussing secure intercourse.”
The Boy Meets World episode Rider Sturdy is referring to is season 5’s “Promenade-ises, Promenade-ises”, a once-banned episode that targeted on Rider Sturdy’s Shawn and Ben Savage’s Cory Matthews making an attempt to lose their virginity to their respective girlfriends.
“The truth that we might not convey up Cory and Topanga utilizing condoms or having a dialogue about contraception in any respect,” Rider Sturdy stated, “and but the whole episode was about whether or not ‘will they’ or ‘will they not’.” He claims to have approached Boy Meets World co-creator Michael Jacobs about this, however Jacobs brushed him off. “I felt, on the time, that that was extremely irresponsible.”
The podcast has confirmed to be not only a favourite for Boy Meets World followers, however the spot for numerous revelations concerning the ABC sequence. Earlier this yr, Trina McGee, who performed Angela, mentioned her emotions on being not noted of the present’s sequence finale.
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