Well so do I... but when it comes to kids shows, they simply don't get anything out of it but zombification. Then they go to school and act out and get in trouble.
Now don't get me wrong, I'm raising a little boy, not a little girl. And the comparison is directed more towards such shows as pokemon, beyblades, and yugioh. Some action adventure kid shows, like batman, are great and actually teach values and ethics. Batman actually has a very clearly defined plot too. A story line that can be followed, digested, and evaluated later.
A great example of the differences can be seen by simply asking a kid, "what's this show about?"
If you get, "those two gangs are enemies, and they fight by spinning tops and letting them run into each other." Then it's probably not very constructive.
But a response such as, "the stretchy man used to be a bad guy, but not really bad. Then when he was released from prison, batman made him his side kick because he knew he had special abilities and would someday prove that he's not really a bad person at all. but they have to fight the mutant gorillas first." Well, that obviously has a little more substance.