So, here's something that randomly popped in my head today. In a way, The Simpsons is kind of like a child actor who grew up and is no longer that successful. From ages 1 to 9, he/she entertained fans all around the world because he was witty and cute. Then eventually, as he/she got older, he/she lost his/her star power and a lot of his/her fans. Now he is a creepy 23 year old who, despite his/her fame being long passed, he/she continues to get work and have a large number of fans. However, most internet forums do not like him/her as an adult and agree that he lost a lot of his/her charm when he/she grew up. Others assume that he/she either died or retired a long time ago and get surprised when they hear that he/she is still getting work. Many legions of fans prefer to remember this old child actor as the adorable little boy/girl that won their hearts in the 1990s.
Yeah, random thread, I know.