Primetime Bioethics: Reproductive Ethics Edition


CBHD often receives requests from educators and other individuals for popular resources that engage bioethics through various media (fiction, film, and television). In this resource, we offer a recap of materials relevant to reproductive ethics that have premiered on television. Viewers are cautioned that the shows represent a wide variety of genres and may not be appropriate for all audiences. They are encouraged to read annotations/synopses available through such websites as or If there is a show you think we missed, email us at


Reproductive Ethics

  • The New Normal (2012-2013)
    • This new series follows the life of a surrogate carrying a child for a gay couple. (Topics: Reproductive Ethics)



Updated December 2016