Reality television has now perfected its formula in such a way that every show seems to follow the same set of rules as devised by a first grader.
While many can simply watch 'GoT' and go about their lives, the less fortunate among us must endure a fate much worse: an insatiable hunger for totally jackass fan theories.
Sometimes, animated movies and TV shows blatantly ignore the horrific aftermaths of their doomsday plot devices that, logically, should have resulted in thousands, possibly millions of deaths.
Sometimes the lesson the writers think we should be learning isn't the one the characters themselves learn.
You might be shocked to read this, but it turns out a lot of unscripted television is made by people you might describe as scumbags.
Disney stabs you with the overt malice, then twists it with the subtler cruelty.
Making a Hollywood blockbuster for multiple countries isn't as easy as dropping the whole damn script into Google Translate.
Movies are most interested in exploring the central conflict. We're more interested in exploring the bizarre subcultures that would absolutely follow.
What is it, exactly, that we want out of these final two seasons?
Movie and TV characters can teach us important stuff totally by accident, and it’s high time we started looking at them as serious learning tools.