Child of the '90s also, and we do with a decade or two of no pure zany or wacky hijinks. They were just as much of a problem, and remain just as much of problem. If you don't want any dark or grimy at all, I dunno maybe play a setting which isn't that? They do exist.Child of the 90's here. We can deal with a decade or two of no dark and grimy.
Maybe a century.
Maybe until the sun burns out. That'd be nice.