Quotes: Periphery Demographic
"'Justice League' is awesome and 'Samurai Jack' is awesome and we buy a lot of anime shows that're great, but those shows really are directed more towards the nine to fourteen age group, and the six and seven and eight year olds we're not gelling with the
Justice League and some of the more fanboy shows... The main mission was making a good superhero show for kids. Now if the fanboys happen to like the Teen Titans also, that's great, but that was not our mission."
"Well, I don't know much about it myself, but... the hero of 'The Steel Samurai: Warrior of Neo Olde Tokyo' is the Steel Samurai... and his goal is to defeat the Evil Magistrate. It's a show geared towards kids... however its high production values and riveting plot draws in a number of adults as well."
"Doctor Who is aimed at anyone who wants to watch it. Of course it is. Most of the audience are adults, but most of those adults think it's a children's show. So it's complicated."
"I love this show! What's wrong with me?!"
Oh God damn it, not you too! What is it with My Little Pony
that makes marginally sane, grown men watch it voluntarily?! It's a show for little girls
, Greg. This isn't even something I should need to be lecturing you about, since the shows subtitle is Friendship is Magic
for God's sake!
Greg: Dude, in case you have forgotten, I am actually the father of a little girl now. So watching shows like this just goes with the territory.
Dave: She won't be old enough to watch TV for at least another few years. Care to try again?
Pinkie Pie is awesome, so just shut up and just let me watch my damn Ponies already!
"Skylanders is probably aimed at kids, but whatever. I am a legal adult who can drink, buy pornography, rent a car, and vote... and I think it's still pretty cool."
"And while we're at it, who's ever heard of a little girl watching My Little Pony? Honestly."
"Every book is a children's book if the kid can read."
Female announcer: "Forbidden for those over the age of 13?"
Male announcer: "We will watch it anyway."
Professor Frink: [Playing with a children's "ball-popper" push-toy]
Ahem, n'hey, so the compression and expansion of the longitudinal waves cause the erratic oscillation — you can see it there — of the neighbouring particles. [A little girl puts her hand up] Professor Frink: [Irritably]
Yes, what is it? What? What is it? Little Girl:
Can I play with it? Professor Frink:
No, you can't play with it. You won't enjoy it on as many levels as I do. [Continues playing with it; gleefully]
The colours, children!