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Sex Sells!
Chapter 15 - Youth Media: Shaping Teenage Sexual Values
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Cast members of the WB's "Dawson's Creek" showed television viewers that, in the 1990s, the sexual awakening of American young people often began during high school. Pacey and his English teacher on "Dawson's Creek" were among several cross-generational couples who appeared in the American media during the 1990s.

The six stars in the NBC hit "Friends" were among a whole army of sexually active young men and women who appeared on both the big and the small screen in the 1990s. The teen classic American Pie centers on four high school boys who make a pact that each will lose his virginity by the end of prom night.