06/12/2015 11:30 EDT | Updated 06/12/2015 11:59 EDT

Ed The Sock: How TV Paved The Way For Caitlyn Jenner

Television's nothing but mindless entertainment right? Maybe, until it serves as an agent for change. But according to our resident media curmudgeon Ed The Sock, television's always been on the forefront of societal reform. TV's had a long history of smashing racial and gender stereotypes. You might just not realize it.

Which brings us to Caitlyn Jenner. Ed believes it was the familiarity the public had with Jenner through the popular "Keeping Up WIth The Kardashians" reality show. That show may have given rise to Kim, Kendall and Kylie but it's also led to the resounding acceptance of Caitlyn's transition from male to female.

Watch the full video above for the rest of Ed's compelling argument.

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