series premiered in 1930.
was originally based on a gold-digging character named
Blondie Boopadoop, and it was first later that the rich
playboy Dagwood Bumstead came into her life. After their
marriage the tables were turned; Blondie became a hard-working
housewife, while Dagwood was disinherited and started
working in an office. As years went by they started a
family (Alexander and Cookie) who actually age through
the series while no one else does!