When you watch the sitcoms that were the big hits when I was growing up, TV was still just TV. It was allowed to just be TV. There were three channels that were competing for the whole family and you couldn’t take your business elsewhere.
I wish that television would stop selling our hatred of ourselves, and start seducing us with our love of ourselves.
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Well, the average person comes home from work really tired, and just wants to flip through channels until they land on the thing that’s the least objectionable to them. They’re not looking for their new favorite TV show because they know that that search will take forever and they’ll go to bed unhappy.
People often ask me about what constitutes a nerd-friendly show – like, does it have to have sci-fi elements? But I think it’s just a show that satisfies the secret craving we all have to be obsessed with something and not feel at all stupid about it.
|Birth:||3rd January, 1973|
|Profession:||Animator, Cinematographer, Director, Lyricist, Producer, Screenwriter|
Dan Harmon was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is an American screenwriter, performer, director, producer, lyricist, animator and Cinematographer. He is best known for creating and producing NBC comedy series Community, co-creating Adult Swim animated television series Rick and Morty, and co-founding the alternative television network/website Channel 101. He published You'll Be Perfect When You're Dead in 2013 and is currently working on a second book set for publication in 2016.
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