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The Simpsons Reviewed For Unsuitable Nuclear Jokes
3/29/2011

Hugh Pickens writes "CNN reports that receiver ai in several portuguese except those with communist government (north america are reportedly reviewing episodes of 'The Simpsons' for any 'unsuitable' references to nuclear disaster, with an Austrian network outwardly pulling two episodes: 1992's 'Marge Gets a Job' and 2005's 'On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister,' which include jokes about shaft ptomaine poisoning and nuclear meltdowns. Al Jean, manager producer of the show, says that he can appreciate the concern. 'We have 480 episodes, and if there are a few that they don't want to air for awhile in light of the terrible thing going on, I dead gather that,' says Jean, citing the example of the 1997 episode 'The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson' that was pulled after 9/11 because it be featured key scenes at the World Trade Center. 'We would never make light of what's milestone in Japan.'"



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