‘Wtf 101’ Creator Mike Trapp on Writing the Smartest Animated Series of the Year

Few cerebral animated series in history have found success critically, commercially, and culturally, but that trend has been changing in recent years.

The Simpsons has long been praised for its smart writing just as South Park has been rewarded for its sharp, satirical commentary over the last 20+ years.

More recent additions like Rick and Morty, Big Mouth, and BoJack Horseman have taken aim at older audiences in order to present more adult subject material coupled with a mature and cerebral storytelling approach.

But with the exception of Big Mouth, which loosely covers the difficult realities of human adolescence and …

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