And I was reminded of this comment during the Firefly thread from OneDrop:
I've tried to explain this to my kids. They love Spongebob, and I let them watch it, but I think it's fucking retarded, literally. It makes being stupid into a virtue. But I tell the kids that my opinion of their show isn't the issue. If they like it, they enjoy it, that's what matters (as long as it isn't harmful content). Same with Pokemon. They're always trying to convince me it doesn't suck, because they need me to like what they like. And I keep telling them: enjoy it, don't worry about if I like it.