Reality TV Families: an Obsession as Huge as Their Households

They come in batches too big for most cars, in groups great enough to attract gawkers. The Gosselins, the Duggars, the Hayes, and more: one set of scampering feet after another, these two-digit clans of cute kids and harried parents have trampled over the television landscape. Why? What's behind pop culture's current fascination with large families? While the full house has been a force in pop culture for decades, from "The Sound of Music" to "The Brady Bunch," there's something different...Full Story
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