Theodore Martin "Ted" McGinley
TVTropes has officially jumped the shark, now that McGinley has his own article...
(born 1958) is an American actor. His famous roles include Stan Gable in Revenge of the Nerds
and Jefferson D'Arcy in Married... with Children
In television circles, McGinley is known as the "patron saint of shark-jumping
" by Jump The Shark founder Jon Hein, due to his historical tendency to join shows that are nearing the end of their runs. Bat-Mite even pointed that out
when he used his powers to make McGinley replace Aquaman's
voice actor in the Series Finale
of Batman: The Brave and the Bold
. However, his stint on Married... with Children
subverted this, as Married...With Children
didn't end until the 11th seasonnote
, and the series ended due to low ratings and Executive Meddling
via timeslot changes. It also didn't help that shows like The Simpsons
were kicking Married...With Children
's butt in terms of viewers.