Published on February 22nd, 2021 📆 | 6671 Views ⚑0
Disney+ Assigns ‘Offensive Content’ Disclaimer to ‘Muppet Show’ Episodes
Disney+ Assigns ‘Offensive Content’ Disclaimer to ‘Muppet Show’ Episodes.
‘The Muppet Show,’ which first aired in 1976, was released on Disney+ on Feb. 19.
A 12-second disclaimer appears in front of
18 episodes across the show’s five seasons. .
This program includes negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people or cultures. These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now. , ‘The Muppet Show’ disclaimer, via Disney+.
Rather than remove this content, we want to acknowledge its harmful impact, learn from it and spark conversation to create a more inclusive future together, ‘The Muppet Show’ disclaimer, via Disney+.
Disney is committed to creating stories with inspirational and aspirational themes that reflect the rich diversity of the human experience around the globe, ‘The Muppet Show’ disclaimer, via Disney+.
One of the episodes containing
the disclaimer features Johnny Cash
singing in front of a Confederate flag.
Disney’s “Stories Matter” initiative is taking similar action for other content in its library. .
The company is “in the process of reviewing our library
and adding advisories to content that includes negative
depictions or mistreatment of people or cultures.” .
Currently, content advisories also
appear before ‘The Aristocats,’ ‘Dumbo,’
‘Peter Pan’ and ‘Swiss Family Robinson.’
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