Thoughts And Ideas
Published in

Thoughts And Ideas

Should We Cancel Offensive Old TV Shows (e.g. Fawlty Towers “N-word” Episode)?

The constantly evolving sense of what’s considered offensive

Should We Cancel Offensive Old TV Shows?
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Don’t mention the war! Or the n******!

Last year, an episode of the classic British sitcom Fawlty Towers was removed from the BBC website. It was the Germans episode, and when I first heard it had been…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Edward John

Edward John

2K Followers

This is a pen name, and that’s not a photo of me. Prone to alternating between deep wisdom and idiotic nonsense. edwardjohnwrites@gmail.com