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Abortion portrayal

Dallas (television)


In "Where There's a Will," Lucy tells Pam she’s pregnant and wants an abortion.

In "Lock, Stock and Jock," LeeAnn tells Michelle that she met J.R. in college, became pregnant and after J.R. refused to marry her, she had an abortion that nearly killed her.

KEYWORDS: Pregnancy decision, past abortion.

Episodes: Where There's a Will, Lock, Stock and Jock
Release date: October 8, 1982
Time setting: Present
Geographical setting: US (Texas)
Abortion legality: Legal
Health outcomes: Adverse physical outcome
Character age: 20-29
Genre: Drama, Soap Opera
Network: CBS

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