Billhaven, it's not about Michael not watching her (or you, or me). It's about that kid sitting at home with his father (or mother: Spencer could be laughing at her kid at home.) And the fact that you are not shocked (and that the "blather" reinforces a toxic stereotype for a "vast part of the audience" is the PROBLEM, not some excuse that gives everyone a free pass. (BTW, I am not saying everyone who does something like this has to be fired. The true indictment is the culture at ABC that has not short-circuited this sort of behavior as a matter of corporate responsibility.