I wasn’t allowed to watch “The Simpsons” as a kid. When I became old enough to watch it, my mother wasn’t exactly all that happy. She said that it was stupid, which parts of it were. She didn’t like the blatant violence, the crude humor, and how negligent Homer could be to his family.

I think if she had stuck around long enough to watch a whole episode, she’d have seen that it wasn’t really all that bad.

The following photos are the reason I love “The Simpons”, and why I intend to watch every episode: