When TV’s littlest doctor lost his virginity on the season premiere of ABC’s Doogie Howser, M.D., it touched off a torrent of angry viewer mail. But let’s be fair — the Doogster isn’t the only TV teen doing the horizontal hula. Check out the scorecard below, an up-to-the-minute guide to everything you ever wanted to know about TV teen sex…but were too embarrassed to ask.
Sept. 15, 1991: Terry, 18, gets teased by his younger brother for being a virgin.
Sept. 16, 1991: Blossom,15, must decide if she’s ready to ”go to second” with her boyfriend.
Oct. 9, 1990: Dan and Roseanne catch Darlene, 15, making out on the sofa; later she admits that her boyfriend ”felt her up.”
Life Goes On
On Oct. 20, 1991: Becca, 16, decides whether she’s ready to go ”all the way” with Tyler.
Beverly Hills, 90210
May 2, 1991: Brenda loses her virginity to Dylan. Afterward, both of them regret it.
Sept. 17, 1991: Becky, 17, asks her mom for birth control pills.
Hall of Fame
Any episode: Kelly Bundy demonstrates her own version of the squeeze play.