Re: The whole "freak" thing is getting old and makes no sense
As said I prefer my escapist fantasy to avoid such. Just because people suck in the real world doesn't mean I want it in my entertainment.
Here's a bright idea: don't watch it.
Alan Moore on comics:
They've lost a lot of their original innocence, and they can't get that back. And, they're stuck, it seems, in this kind of depressive ghetto of grimness and psychosis. I'm not too proud of being the author of that regrettable trend.