In the Simpsons’ season finale, Orange is the New Yellow, Marge Simpson was arrested and sent to prison for letting Bart play in the playground without supervision.
It turned out to be a vacation from her demanding family.
Lenore Skenazy appreciates the plug for what she calls Free-Range Kids.
Chief Wiggum tells Marge: “A mother at the park saw something she disapproved of and, luckily for your son, she overreacted.”
When Marge gets 90 days for child neglect, Lisa says, “This is Kafka-esque!”
“I’ve got my eye on you,” says the judge.
Lisa: “Now it’s Orwellian!”