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Karen was the best Arnold child


Karen was the Arnold child with the most promise. Wayne was a screw-up, and Kevin was just average. Karen was smart and exciting. I think she was her parents' favorite, especially her father Jack's. He seemed to care more about her future and really wanted her to go to college and make something out of herself. I loved all the Karen episodes. I wish they had used her even more. She was awesome!

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Yes but it was still too close to that era to look back. Baby boom was not in power yet. So Karen wasn't a 'leader'

If you want series where she/her type is going to be examined fairly look at American dreams, it ran several years later but is more edgy.

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Karen was the worst she did not seem to love her family she is barely in the show lol

https://youtu.be/evzGr5GYJfQ

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I think she did--but she did not fit into what was considered conventional forms of behavior. A person can love their family but still want something else in life ...including without really knowing what that something else is or really should be.

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No way. Karen was nasty weirdo. Terrible character

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