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Posted: 14 Dec 04, 17:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I noticed the documentary on Bohemian Rhapsody included people saying "fuck" uncensored. Did this show air on an HBO type of station where they say whatever they want because you have to pay extra for it...or is British television less paranoid with censorship than the US? It's an interesting cultural difference, I think.


Oh...and I remember similar stuff on Freddie's Millions.



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Posted: 14 Dec 04, 17:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Swearing on tv is usually allowed after 9-10pm - and that includes the main, non subscription channels.

We are definitely less paranoid than US TV


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Posted: 14 Dec 04, 17:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It was broadcast at 10.30 pm and a warning for strong language preceded it.

here in the UK we have something called the "watershed" around 9 pm. Programmes with nudity and bad language can really only be shown after 9 when the kids theoretically should be asleep.

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Posted: 14 Dec 04, 20:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The sight of the occasional naked breast on television also singularly fails to send cultural spasms throughout the nation here...

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Posted: 14 Dec 04, 21:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LOL...I appreciate the info. Thank you. I still don't see why we (USA) are so damn paranoid! Ah well...


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Posted: 15 Dec 04, 08:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ramses wrote:

LOL...I appreciate the info. Thank you. I still don't see why we (USA) are so damn paranoid! Ah well...


Check out the topic of this thread I started...

http://www.queenzone.com/queenzone/forumnew/forum_topic_view.aspx?Q=439025

I actually found out today that the FCC received 9 complaints about the Olympics...
And that's 9 out 56'000.000 million who watched it.


[QUOTE][QUOTENAME]Brandon wrote: [/QUOTENAME]... and now the "best you can offer is Mr. Jingles? HA! He's... just pathetic.[/QUOTE]
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Posted: 15 Dec 04, 16:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

NZ is great like that - we have the Sopranos and Six Feet Under on free-to-air - completely uncensored - although they are on at 9:30 at night which I guess must be post-watershed.
I can imagine if that happened in America the channels would be sued right, left and centre for "emotional distress" caused by someone saying "shit" on TV. Look what happened with the Superbowl show.


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Posted: 15 Dec 04, 16:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh God, don't even remind me of the Superbowl.

So much fuss over one boobie, and I mean the same thing that has breastfed just about everyone of us after being born.

The only good thing that has come out of this is the ridiculously funny over-reacting comments from people like Heather Wilson. She claims that her 9 year old son was completely disturbed and traumatized over watching Janet Jackson's titie going 'peek-a-boo'. Chances are that kid will end pleasuring himself to thousands of those once he becomes a teenager (unless he's doing it already).


[QUOTE][QUOTENAME]Brandon wrote: [/QUOTENAME]... and now the "best you can offer is Mr. Jingles? HA! He's... just pathetic.[/QUOTE]