Author Archives: Jen
Ross shows a bit of denial then reaction formation when he catches Joey and Rachel kissing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06PJ-V0QAJE
Perhaps a little displacement going on as Mr. Stephens (Bruce Willis) substitutes his dad’s hugs for hugs from Joey and Chandler. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJVZNy7Kbr4
In this clip we get several defense mechanisms. Rationalization from Chandler, a tiny bit of intellectualization from Rachel, then some rationalization from both of them, and a little regression from both too! Since Friends hit Netflix, many of my students … Continue reading
Jack Black’s character is angry at Will Farrel’s Ron Burgundy. Black’s character displaces his anger onto Burgundy’s beloved pet, Baxter, by tossing the dog into the water. While displacement doesn’t occur consciously, this could be an adequate clip.
In this clip, Richard regresses to a child like state when his mom tells him she’s getting married.
Here’s a great parenting styles video from Modern Family. http://abc.go.com/shows/modern-family/video/VDKA0_18t99fkn
Had Kramer paid more attention to his surroundings prior to being kicked out, he wouldn’t need Jerry to try to visualize where Kramer was by Kramer describing landmarks. How many times have you been lost and someone asks you to … Continue reading
I love so many things about this clip from the Andy Griffith Show. First, I love the Andy Griffith Show. Second, most of our students will not have any frame of reference for this. Third, it takes me back to … Continue reading
http://thecolbertreport.cc.com/videos/jz3rdd/pavlok-fitness-band Stephen Colbert gives a hilarious description of the Pavlok activity tracker that shocks you for not being active, posts to your Facebook account when you don’t go to the gym and deducts $ from your bank account when you … Continue reading
In this clip, Peter plays peek-a-boo with Stewie.