Sep 092008
 

Shamelessly ganked from synnerman

http://www.povonline.com/cols/COL145.htm

What’s especially interesting is the section about how morality lessons on “group-think” were forced into the show (and most ’80s kids’ shows) by “parents groups”. It certainly explains some of my childhood…

Consultants were brought in and we, the folks who were writing cartoons, were ordered to include certain ‘pro-social’ morals in our shows. At the time, the dominant ‘pro-social’ moral was as follows: The group is always right…the complainer is always wrong.

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