Timmy is an average kid that no one understands

Timmy Turner after wishing to be an adult

Timmy is an average kid
That no one understands
Mom and Dad and Vicky
Always giving him commands

To go further with Zizek’s analysis of Lacan, we have to wonder about the role of authority in the show. Zizek presents us with the following paradox: “If God doesn’t exist, then everything is prohibited.” What this reversal of Dostoevsky’s injunction that without God, everything is permitted, means is that the less we rely on external prohibitions, the more we have to rely on internal prohibitions to limit our own enjoyment. Timmy’s external barrier to enjoyment doesn’t primarily come from his parents, who are generally neglectful, but from his babysitter Vicky.

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