Tanner ‘88 (1988) had an interesting method of getting its metaphors across. They would slap their campaign sticker on an object to show how they wanted you to perceive the current course of the campaign. They also used some mise en scene and situational moments to further their metaphors. While the show still felt very dated, it was much more effective in its message as the series progressed.
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