You know, I think that if parents would spend less time worrying about what their kids watch on TV and more time worrying about what's going on in their kids' lives, this world would be a much better place.
Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park, Death, 1997
The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.
We are drawn to our television sets each April the way we are drawn to the scene of an accident.
Vincent Canby, on the Academy Awards