The Simpsons’ Demise: How the Beloved Series Strangled Itself into Irrelevance

The article comments on the long-running TV show, The Simpsons, highlighting its original sharpness to now being a tired imitation of itself. The article contrasts a recent episode with a memorable episode from the show’s second season. It goes on to discuss the shift in American culture’s stance towards TV and pop culture over the past three decades. Additionally, the decline in viewership is noted, and links to various political and social controversies over the years are made, ultimately questioning the current relevance and impact of The Simpsons.