How to Fix a Dip in Ratings


I know it’s a well known trope by this point, but I find great enjoyment in finding the moment the producers of a show gave up. It’s usually the point where they replace a major character, or try introducing a new major character. Some shows, like Married with Children, try this and almost instantly give up realizing what a bad idea it is. We do this with comics, but fewer people seem to care.

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BEARD: Ratings for G4N have dropped off significantly.
MITTENS: Then we must do what every show past its prime does--introduce a new kid character!

ANCHOR: Tonight, we have an exclusive on the first downloadable content for Portal 2...

TREY: The kid ruins it!
BILLY: How can I objectify women when it makes me feel like a pedophile?


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