When a yellow subtitle meets a character from The Simpsons

A frame from The Simpsons' Barthood episode featuring a closed caption with a black background around the caption to provide contrast

A comparison of the default yellow closed captions on Hulu.com with the yellow skin color of the animated characters on The Simpsons.

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S. Zdenek

Dr. Sean Zdenek is an associate professor of technical and professional writing at the University of Delaware. He is the author of Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture (University of Chicago Press, 2015).