Poking fun at nearly all of the goals and rituals of white, middle class Californians, (and others,) is funny from the opening credits to the closing of each episode. Putting on airs by living in the trendy, new communities, doing the proper community services at school and keeping out riff-raff are the things that must be done. Of course, smoking up is essential to release the tension of high achievement. The series concludes at the correct point in time. More efforts at expanding the story would have ended its good story development.