You think the kids at your school are freaks? Remember "Galaxy High" and its breakfast club! Hal Rayle ("Bionic Six") and Susan Blu ("Jem") were the only Earth kids in class (I know this stuff because I paused the VCR).
The Flinstones was relateable with modern problems, but solved with Stone Age solutions. People understood why Fred Flinstone forgot his and his wive's wedding anniversary, but found humor in his Stone Age solution to the modern-day problem.