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Adult Swim has "retired" some eps of their shows on HBO Max (Images: Adult Swim)
From Scrubs and 30 Rock to Little Britain, the past several months have seen a number of series creators, producers, and streaming service shows removing past episodes (or "retiring" them) over the use of blackface or other instances of cultural insensitivity But on Tuesday, viewers were reminded that it's not just the live-action series that[...]
Scrubs, 30 Rock: Use Disclaimers, Not Removal of Blackface Episodes
From the removal of content where characters are depicted in blackface to white actors abandoning POC characters in voiceover roles, the industry is making a genuine attempt at changing the culture Unfortunately as well-intentioned as removing offensive content is, it doesn't unmake them Removing episodes from television shows adds to continuity issues and it's censorship[...]
Donald Faison and Zach Braff on Scrubs (Image: NBCUniversal)
Joining Braff and Faison's podcast Fake Doctors, Real Friends (you can listen to it below), Lawrence apologized to the three actors for the use of blackface in "My Fifteen Seconds" (s03e07), "My Jiggly Ball" (s05e04), and "My Chopped Liver" (s0517), while also taking responsibility for them. "The reason why that word showrunner exists in television is because[...]
Undertaker, Blackface, South Park, Anime & More: BCTV Sunday Slices
Shows finally realized blackface could be a problem, CM Punk proves himself not as interesting as we thought he would be (while John Cena gets more interesting the longer he stays outside of the ring), and Quibi's wishful thinking continues We beg for weekly episodes, know why The Comey Rule was shifted around, watch the[...]
The Golden Girls Ep Removed by Hulu Over Rose, Blanche Blackface Scene
As we've already seen over the past two weeks with a line-up of series that includes Little Britain, 30 Rock, Scrubs, The Office, Community, and others, the growing national spotlight on systemic racism and unequal representation in all facets of media has resulted in shows either choosing to have potentially racially insensitive episodes (usually involving the[...]
Why Hasn't Jimmy Kimmel Addressed His Own Blackface History?
Jimmy Kimmel finally addressed his 400 lb gorilla in his closet, his impressions of African American celebrities in blackface In a prepared statement, the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live! explained the context of the impersonations "I have long been reluctant to address this, as I knew doing so would be celebrated as a victory by[...]
Donald Faison and Zach Braff on Scrubs (Image: NBCUniversal)
In light of the growing national attention being paid over systemic racism and unequal representation in the media, a number of shows (Little Britain, for example) have found some of their episodes being removed by networks and streaming services over potentially racist content – in particular, the use of blackface Recently, creators of shows like[...]
Why Hasn't Jimmy Kimmel Addressed His Own Blackface History?
The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon was confronted about a 2000 Saturday Night Live sketch where he portrayed former cast member Chris Rock in blackface Fallon profusely apologized for his involvement Now it's Kimmel's turn. L – Jimmy Kimmel at the 88th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, USA on[...]
Jimmy Addresses Past Mistakes and Speaks to NAACP President Derrick Johnson
A week after Jimmy Fallon was called out on social media for a 2000 Saturday Night Live sketch that featured him in blackface and the late-night host posted an apology on social media, Fallon returned to The Tonight Show on Monday to address the matter further as well as to promise "a different kind of[...]
Jimmy Fallon from The Tonight Show, courtesy of NBCU.
Less than 24 hours after Jimmy Fallon was called out on social media for a 2000 Saturday Night Live sketch that featured him in blackface, The Tonight Show host has posted an apology Fallon impersonated comedian and Saturday Night Live alum Chris Rock in the original sketch, which also featured Darrell Hammond as Live with[...]
Cosplay Matriarch, Alamo City Comic Con Apologize for Blackface Controversy
Lara's son Travis "MC CyaNide" Lara hosted the contest apparently while wearing blackface (a photo of the costume can be seen here) Lara was cosplaying as Powerline, a character from Disney's The Goofy Movie believed to be based on Michael Jackson, Bobby Brown, and Prince and voiced by Tevin Campbell, and to complete the look, Lara wore brown makeup on[...]
Quantum And Woody Go Blackface
So Woody has to impersonate Eric (Quantum) to acquire some superweaponry. He does the voice. The black voice. Eric is notably a little upset by the