She stopped and blinked and didn’t even notice the kind of detail I’d just put into recreating Lionel Hutz’s classic courtroom farce as an off-the-cuff moment of non sequitur reality. Most importantly, she didn’t laugh. She didn’t laugh because, growing up, she had never been allowed to watch The Simpsons. Not once. The reference was as alien to her as someone not understanding it was to me.