This article explores how women have been presented as both more assertive, and more corrupt than was intended when popular T.V. became a thing. Think Leave it to Beaver, and The Brady Bunch their mothers were some corrupt and powerful ladies, oh wait. The modern era has introduced a new, and devirtuised, TV woman. “Nobody expects a virtuous heroine in Congress or the White House.” by placing women at work for as opposed to at home, and in power rather than answering phones, and giving women just a little scandal we television is finally getting past the cult of domesticity.