I agree with him because The Simpsons deal with real life issues and the run into problems as a realistic middle class family would and they resolve their problem at the end. The Simpsons is very successful and watched by people of all ages for many reasons. A reason is a comedy appeal to a wide audience is because The Simpsons is a family the audience can relate to, not on ideal family. The Simpsons depicts stereotypical images, but individual characters subverts stereotypes this creates humor which will be a form of escape from a busy lifestyle for the audience.
This animated sitcom has busted the scales and is still today toping the charts as expected, due to its unbelievably stereotypical family, which gives an insight into the daily lives of an American family. The Simpsons is an example of a classic sitcom, and this essay proves that The Simpsons should not be pulped. This is due to the hilarious humour and the various techniques used to draw you in and make you feel part of the Simpsons family, this is what makes The Simpsons so popular to the masses.
The show is successful because of the way it plays with our expectations and how it blows them out of proportion. It has taken ideas from past sitcoms like "Leave it to Beaver" and improved them. As it is a animated sitcom it makes it funnier as characters can do things that could not be possible in reality. Even celebraties have taken a shine to the sitcom. "You can learn all life's lesssons from watching The Simpsons " Mel Gibson.
There are many other types of humour involved in the Simpsons, but satire plays a large role in it The Simpsons appeals to children and a large adult audience, it includes a lot of references and satirises the society we live in which only adults may realise and find funny. The way that it different from normal cartoons is that they are usually written for low intelligence levels, and normally animated for a child audience with cartoons such as Bugs Bunny or Mickey Mouse. They have simple jokes or they are just visually funny which will just stimulate children while sitting in front of the television. The Simpsons came about and was written because it was influenced by many media sources from the television. Other cartoons like The Flintstones influenced The Simpsons greatly as they were the original television cartoon sitcoms in that they use the same characters and the same scenario in every episode but using different story lines different stories.
"The Simpsons" makes many rude jokes about people and makes fun out of people and cultures. They get away with it because it's a cartoon. If "The Simpsons" were a real life program it would probably be taken off the air because people would take offence to it. "The Simpsons" is a very successful program and has been running for a very long time. Many people have different views on "The Simpsons" some think that it is rude and stupid others think that it is funny and realistic.
I believe that to become the critical evaluators our English curriculum is aiming for, we need to enhance our learning experiences by using the Simpsons as a particularly effective way of illustrating sociological themes and encouraging critical thinking among ourselves. Students will also find studying the Simpsons enjoyable, as they can have a laugh but also relate to every witty episode. Many people would argue that the Simpsons is not appropriate viewing for Year 11's, and there is no beneficial reason why it should become part of the syllabus. I would like to ask those people to sit down and really WATCH an episode, and I could almost guarantee they would be forced to think twice. The cleverness of this cartoon is unbelievable, and there is a lesson to be learnt in every episode.
Comedians like Kevin Hart use their race to make jokes and show how ridiculous stereotypes can be. Turning stereotypes into jokes makes the world see stereotypes as less offensive. Kids at schools facetiously insult each other without getting into conflict or circulating hate. Popular media thrives on racial stereotypes to entertain people and spread laughter. In 2010, the popular TV show, Outsourced, entertained many Indian and non-Indian families despite its frequent jokes poking fun at indian stereotypes.
This understanding, combined with wry sarcasm, topical themes, and superb scripting that puts most other comedies to shame, as well as some old slapstick comedy, makes the Simpsons one of the most popular television programmes in televi... ... middle of paper ... ... trying to get out just like Bart. We all do ‘pull a Homer’ sometimes. It just happens; the show doesn’t make us do it. If this world did not have the Simpson’s children would behave in the same manner, they just might laugh quite as much. Matt Groening is an extremely intelligent and intellectual man who should be given a tremendous amount of credit.
Companies would probably view him as a seriously funny man and an awesome man. The show has been successful for its mockery in reality and making viewers have a time of laughter and joy with family and friends at reality. Also, the fact that it has bringed some popular celebrities such as, Kanye West and Kobe Bryant and it has made humor out of them. The show The Simpsons is so popular that is considered one of the greatest TV series and it has the collection of 157 awards according to IMDb. This show is not harming the American public it is only bringing humor about reality and the situations people face every day and the show Simpsons brings that kind of humor and laughter to America.
Many of the characters are recognizable by name from week to week, and those that arenÕt either take the form of a stereotyped profession, or the typical John Q. Public. The result is rather amusing as everyone from the nerdy scientist to the ambulance-chasing lawyer makes appearances. Another reason "The Simpsons" has lasted so long is that much of its comedy comes from takeoffs and parodies of other shows or movies. Most viewers are familiar with a substantial number of old shows or movies, s... ... middle of paper ... ...jokes that never would have existed otherwise: exchanges between characters, comments on society, and various events in the show all take an ironically-humorous twist.