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Abortion portrayal

Big Mouth (television)

Big Mouth

In this cartoon coming-of-age comedy about puberty, Andrew and Nick sit in sex ed class and learn about Planned Parenthood's services through a series of vignettes about contraception, STDs, and a flashback where we learn that Andrew's mom had an abortion. She had sex with a band member of Deee-Lite, and we see her taking a pregnancy test, going to a Planned Parenthood, talking to a doctor, having the abortion in an exam room, and then getting into a car accident on the way home, hitting the car of the man who would become her husband (Andrew's dad). 

Keywords: Past abortion. 

Episodes: The Planned Parenthood Show
Release date: October 5, 2018
Time setting: Present (2018)
Geographical setting: US
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: None
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Comedy
Network: Netflix

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