So you think you know, think you know,
think you know better,
just because, just because,
you're older and wiser.
Don't you know, don't you know
you don't get smarter?
You're the same as you started,
you just jump a little higher.
In the end, we're all just taller children.
— Elizabeth & the Catapult, "Taller Children"
Scott: "It feels like we're alone in the world. No grownups! It's like The Tribe."
Kim: "Scott, we are grownups. And I have no idea what The Tribe is."
Scott: "I don't think I'm ready to be a grownup."
— Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour
Spencer: I hate that channel! They always make adults look like buffoons!
Alex: Your bed is a car.
Jeff: Yea, but it's a fucking SWEET car.
"Nobody likes you when you're 23
And are still more amused by TV shows
What the hell is ADD?
My friends say I should act my age
What's my age again?"
—blink-182, "What's My Age Again?"
"Why can't my grandpa act his own age?"
—Candace Flynn, Phineas and Ferb
Bernadette: Okay, Sheldon. What happens to our neuroreceptors when we donít get enough REM sleep?
Sheldon: They lose their sensitivity to serotonin and norepinephrine.
Bernadette: Which leads toÖ?
Sheldon: Impaired cognitive function.
Bernadette: Right, so march in there, brush your teeth and go to bed.
Sheldon: (Beat) But I donít want to go to bed.
Bernadette: Iím going to count to three. OneÖ
Sheldon: Oh, all right.——