Call in the Angry Villagers: 10 Clichés We Can Live Without

The Simpsons
  1. The Heroine with a Herb Basket: She works in the kitchen to brew the herbal concoctions with which she heals the tenants!  And the neighbors!  And, of course, the noble, injured hero who just happens to get oh-so-nobly injured right in her neighborhood.  The Herb Basket Heroine is frequently aided in her activities by…
  2. The Absent-Minded Father: He may be an historian or a scientist or maybe even a vicar, but I’ll guaran-double-damn-tee he’s distracted and managed by an ever-so-resourceful managing heroine daughter who, if she doesn’t have a herb basket, is a secret columnist or […]