Most Controversial Cartoon Episodesegnomac Cartoon episodes that caused a lot of controversy and garnered negative reception leading to most of them being banned.
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The international dubbing has made several edits. They could've easily removed the flashing lights and replace them with a single color (white or yellow) lightning bolt as they used to do in other episodes. Really, they didn't need to ban a 22 minute episode for a 3 second moment that could have easily been edited. - Martin_Canine
It caused seizures so bad, over 600 Japanese people had to be sent to the hospital. Apart from being banned from television after it's one airing, this caused the show to stop airing for four months.
Ironically even though Pikachu was the one responsible for the effect they never again showed Porygon on an episode of Pokemon. - ZZDOORAL
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The swearing in this one was edgy but it shouldn't be taken seriously because many other children's cartoons had episodes using the same method, such as SpongeBob, Powerpuff Girls, Rugrats, and Tiny Toon Adventures. The title card for Rude Removal goes a bit beyond that, though, showing Dee Dee holding up the middle finger - Mcgillacuddy
Was banned due to the constant use of profanity - egnomac
This happens to be my favorite episode from Dexter's Laboratory. But what is shocking to me is for kids and they swearing going around this episode and never aired. But, SpongeBob did it too and they did aired it and it's still getting aired on T.V.. - CartoonsGirl
That's because in Dexter's Laboratory, it was clear what they were saying - PeeledBanana
Here are the shows with swearing episodes:
Who Said That? - Baby Looney Tunes
The Bleep Episode - Arthur
Potty Mouth - The Loud House
Along with the second Part 201 was controversial mainly because once again the shows creators had the Prophet Muhammad involved in the story line both Parker and Stone received threats from the Revolution Muslim. - egnomac
It likes a very natzni schock jews cartmann is likes hitler
Real Shame It Was Banned
It Was A Really Good Episode
I am a big fan of the Ren and Stimpy Show (I watch full episodes online), so I was interested in hearing about their banned episode. But what the heck was this?! Tobacco references were all over the place, but what really got it banned was the scene where Ren beats his owner with a paddle. It was INCREDIBLY violent and definitely went too far for a kid show. - Garythesnail
I don't understand why Nickelodeon banned Ren and Stimpy because of this episode... Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network are MUCH worse than this now and Ren and Stimpy have worse episodes than this one. Like Ren's Pecs, where they actually show blood during Ren's operation.
I don't know why it was banned. I mean, there was no blood in it at all.
Too violent? This? I beg to differ. I've seen much worse than this! Also, the infamous scene actually makes me laugh. Also, George Liqour was asking for it. - Svampbob164V 13 Comments
Not surprisingly the shows creators came under fire from sociologist even Issac Hayes the voice of Chef quit when they refused to pull the episode. - egnomac
You can blame this episode for chefs death - yk1ll3r
I see this episode is gay
You can actually get killed just for watching this episode because of the whole your not allowed to show an image of Muhammad thing which they did for the first and only time. - ZZDOORAL
This is the only episode that actually shows an image of Muhammad. - egnomac
I watched the actual episode. The episode consists of the friends getting drunk, and then driving a car down a clift.
This episode teaches a great lesson in a horrible way
They reaired it on the Hub Network.
I love this show and this episode, I have it downloaded and it's amazing despite its disturbing imagery
Needs to be higher
This episode was banned in the United States because of the plot involving the subject of abortion. - kcianciulli
Silver Spooner reminds of Fred Lou from Outlaw Star
This episode was actually banned because of the featured villian characters were being used without the permission of the silver surfer comics - Bunearylove75
I saw the episode on YouTube today and I'm gonna guess why it was banned: It had to do with a supervillain, Silver Spooner portrayed as a stereotypical homosexual. Not to mention that Krunk got drunk; ironic because it rhymes.
Was banned after it's one airing. - kcianciulli
Unfaithful recreation of Brazil insinuating the country is full of rats, monkeys and robbers. No wonder which is one of most controversial episodes from Simpsons.
Brazil was so infuriated by the episode they actually threatened to sue Fox - egnomac
What is the plot?
It decipts Brazil terribly
Controversial due to an infamous scene where Kira and Flay have some X with each other - PerfectImpulseX
It uses the f word 7 times and the n word once. - RalphBob
Controversial due to the tsunami that happened in India at the time - PerfectImpulseX
This isn't controversial in the sense it should be banned but controversial to fans of the show as (SPOILER ALERT) the show kills of a fan favorite, Brian. - micdanchris
Really upset over this episode.
I'm shock that 4kids would do that!
The dance scene was a clear incest joke.
Chris dates a girl with down syndrome and at one point she says her mother was the former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin was outraged over the episode claiming they were making fun of her son who has Down Syndrome. - egnomac
Is the only reason for this episode being controversial because of that girl with down syndrome?
I don't like sarah palin but this was just rude and sick. I hate family guy so much - thedeadthebadandthedexter00
The Girl with Down Syndrome was played by an actual girl with Down Syndrome. - kcianciulli
Donald duck is Nazi
Der Fuehrer's Face (also known as Donald Duck in Nutziland) is a propaganda cartoon created by Walt Disney back in WW2. It shows Donald Duck being a Nazi and works on a missle factory and somehow salutes Hitler inside the picture. But Hitler (in his voice) convinced Donald that he will be going on vacation IF he will work harder and harder then it was completely messed up until the story was just a dream. Donald hugging the Statue Of Liberty as he loves being an American.
This short did won an Oscar for Best Pictures but screw that award because the way Oscar give an accolades to Frozen.
I'm glad this won't aired on T.V..
Only aired one time and was taken off the air after Tyler Perry was infuriated by his depiction in the episode. - egnomac
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