Here's What Happened When I Heard About The Sitcom 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'
When I first heard that CBS greenlit a sitcom called, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” I was all:
At first I thought this sitcom would be about the wacky adventures of Nirvana in the Pacific Northwest before they made it:
And I was somewhat on board for a sec:
But then I realized I was more:
And it made me want to do this to my computer:
And to whoever greenlit the show:
When they didn’t ask Courtney for permission she was like:
And then probably.
Meanwhile Kurt was busy:
But then it was explained to me that it’s not a show about Nirvana at all:
It’s about slacker Gen-X parents and their 18 year old go-getter son. Which sounds a lot like an update of Family Ties:
A show about Hippie parents and their Go-Go 80s, time traveling son, Marty McFly:
But updated to the 90s. So obviously they are messing with the nostalgia of many childhoods besides mine:
And then I felt old:
Which made me do this:
…and then this:
I’m so old school scared!:
Honestly though, I just needed to get a hold of myself:
And realize that it will probably be cancelled:
And there was much rejoicing:
…until I remembered Courtney signed off on a Nirvana musical that’s coming to Broadway:
p.s. If this has to happen, give Kathleen Hanna all the royalties. She coined that phrase after all:
Do you think Kurt would have appreciated the kitsch value of having his biggest hit be the title of a sitcom? What do you think? Let me know on Twitter or leave a comment below!