Tuesday, April 8, 2008

"Simpsons" Yanked as Inappropriate for Children; Replaced with "Baywatch: Hawaii"

A Venezuela TV station has yanked the Simpsons off the air, replacing it with something deemed more appropriate for children: Baywatch: Hawaii.

Televen made the change after a number of complaints. A spokesperson for the station told AP, "It had to be taken off. They consider it to be a series that isn't appropriate for that time because it isn't appropriate for children."

Wait, and Baywatch: Hawaii is? In case you don't know, Baywatch was renamed Baywatch: Hawaii after season 10 when the "team" relocated to Hawaii. Yeah, I know, makes a whole lot of sense to me, too.

Based on the image above (click to enlarge), yeah, it's really family-friendly. I wonder if the complaints about the Simpsons came from a mostly male audience?


Anonymous said...

The station actually didn't receive a single complaint. Chavez didn't like the show, so he forced them to yank it. It actually had the highest ratings for the timeslot in the channels history.

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great so instead of watching a cartoon with simple humored plot lines. They will now be able to watch bouncing boobs on a Tv show that has no plot line and low ratings to begin with. Personally I would think that bay watch would case more damage to the child's mind then the Simpson's ever could

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