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Beth writes...

Okay, I just want to say that I never watched Gargoyles as a kid. I was a baby when it came out so I never even heard about it until I was a teenager. But after hearing about it, I wanted to watch it right away. Eventually I became a huge fan and devoured the entire first two seasons in a relatively short period of time. Afetr watching the first episode of Young Justice, I was hooked, and then I found out that who was working on it but none other than Greg Weisman himself, creator of the series I fell in love with not a month prior. I honestly love Young Justice, the darkness, the way it takes it's audience seriously even though they're children and don't try to dumb things down or make everybody speak english even though they're foreign.I love the characters and really get a kick out of seeing them interact with one another and I absolutely love the acting. I have just one problem with the show. "Hello Megan!"...I hate this. Despite other annoying bits that I can ignore, this makes me absolutely HATE Megan. I realized after thinking about it that I really do like things about her personality and she's smart and useful, and she and Superboy are cute together so I don't have a problem with that. It's just that ONE thing that makes me hate her and hope she's the one that dies this season. If it were not for that little quirk she has, I would probably love her, but everytime she does something cool and I think "She's not so bad", she just HAS to say it and kill my respect for her all over again. Just, please, I know you're not the overlord of the writing staff,(Then again, what do I know? For all I know you could be the supreme ruler of penguins and I would be none the wiser.)but can you PLEASE realize how much this one little sentance fragment makes my sister(and fellow fan) and I become filled with rage towards this otherwise sweet girl. I really don't like that I hate such a nice character but whenever she opens her mouth and spews out that catch phrase, I just can't help it.

Greg responds...

Actually, I am pretty much the "overlord of the writing staff". ;)

But (a) all the scripts are already written and recorded, so it's too late and (b) I flat out don't care that you don't like it. I like it. Some fans agree with me. Some fans agree with you. But "WE LIKE OUR SHOW." And we have our reasons for it being there.

And now - I'm DONE TALKING ABOUT THIS. I've gotten the message. I'VE GOTTEN THE MESSAGE! A very vocal group of fans hate the catch phrase. I don't. And I'm not going to suddenly change my mind about this. And -- even if I did -- it's TOO LATE TO CHANGE THINGS. Beating me up about it won't help you and will only annoy me. (I mean, did you really not see that like 20 people had addressed this ahead of you?)

So live with it or don't. I'm not asking you to like it. But stop asking me to respond to any critique of it.




All right?

Response recorded on May 18, 2011