Thank goodness for MTV2 and their showing episodes of Boy Meets World, or this blog post would have never gotten written in the first place. Inspiration comes to me from weird places, and I’m just going with it!
In the episode, “Quiz Show,” Topanga, Cory, and Shawn become minor celebrities as the boring public access academic quiz show turns to glitz and glamor and watchable as pop culture questions are being thrown at them.
Their teacher Mr. Feeny is abhorred by their sudden rise to fame because of the way they got there…. meaningless trivia, citing that the United States’ academic deficiencies may be due in part to this veneration of useless knowledge instead of people focusing on more worthy endeavors.Continue Reading