I knew I loved The Simpsons for more than just their edgy humor. Researchers are now saying that the show is playing a role in the destigmatization of mental illness. The article explains that through humor, like Homer's attempt to cure his depression with a "homemade Prozac," the show acknowledges mental illness as a part of everyday life, rather than pretend it doesn't exist.
“Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.”
- Homer Simpson