hewontgo (hewontgo) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,

Popular Sitcoms Have Removed Blackface Episodes

Netflix has pulled the “Community” Season 2 episode “Advanced Dungeons & Dragons,” which features Ken Jeong’s character, Ben Chang, wearing blackface during a game of “Dungeons & Dragons,”
“Advanced Dungeons & Dragons,” the 14th episode of Season 2 of “Community,”
Sony Pictures Television declined to comment.
Representatives for Hulu and Harmon did not immediately respond.

Three episodes of medical comedy series "Scrubs" have been removed from Hulu because they feature white actors in blackface.
They were taken down from the streaming platform at the request of producers and with the studio's support.
The episodes were titled "My Friend the Doctor" (Season 3, episode 8), "My Jiggly Ball" (Season 5, episode 4) and "My Chopped Liver" (Season 5, episode 17).

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Tags: joel mchale / community, race / racism, television, the office (nbc)

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