A new AMC+ satire mocks the family sitcom cliché of schlubby husbands paired with beautiful wives. Here are a few of the more egregious examples.
By Alexis Soloski
In 1998, during the second episode of the CBS sitcom “The King of Queens,” the husband, Doug (Kevin James), learns that the women in his wife’s family put on weight as they age. So even though Doug is fat — “I look like I’m in my twelfth trimester,” he says — he plots to keep Carrie (Leah Remini, a knockout then and now) slim.
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