Maybe the problem isn't any particular show at any particular time, but rather the simple fact that 99% of US entertainment is mindless trash, the equivalent of pouring McSlop into one's head - and with equally deleterious consequences. If people want a slightly less dysfunctional world, an important starting-point is to stop watching brain-dead noise that encourages dumbing-down past the point where even an earthworm would be ashamed to participate.

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