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Russia in legal bid to ban "extremist" U.S. cartoon
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Posted on 09/08/2008 7:12:48 AM PDT by mnehring

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Prosecutors in Russia want to ban the award-winning satirical U.S. cartoon South Park, calling the series "extremist" after receiving viewer complaints, a spokeswoman said on Monday.

South Park, a cartoon aimed at adults and featuring a group of nine-year olds in a Colorado ski town, has courted controversy from its 1997 debut, parodying celebrities, politicians, religion, gay marriage and Saddam Hussein.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: censorship; southpark
I'm sure, with this action, we'll be seeing several episodes with Putin in some 'unusual' situations in the next season.
1 posted on 09/08/2008 7:14:10 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: EveningStar

ping


2 posted on 09/08/2008 7:14:31 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehrling

I can’t wait for South Park to do Putin.


3 posted on 09/08/2008 7:17:03 AM PDT by Crazieman (McWhatever-Palin '08)
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To: mnehrling

Move over Saddam, Satan is about to get a new lover.


4 posted on 09/08/2008 7:17:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Voting Conservative isn't for the faint of heart.)
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To: mnehrling

ROFL. Can I put in my pre-order for the next season on DVD yet?


5 posted on 09/08/2008 7:21:31 AM PDT by Clarinet_King (Det 4 21st Operations Group - Siempre Vigilantes Del Cielo - Detect, Track, Deter HUA!)
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To: mnehrling

I will quote the wise sage Cartman. SUCK MY @#$%* YOU COMMIE!!

Ah, South Park, intellectual stimulation for my generation!!

:-)


6 posted on 09/08/2008 7:23:51 AM PDT by kb2614 (Hell hath no fury than a bureaucrat scorned)
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To: mnehrling

OMG, get out plenty of popcorn. The South Park producers are going to have a field day with oppressive Putin and his commie mob -— they should set a whole series at the Kremlin and make a couple of the characters members of the Poliburo......


7 posted on 09/08/2008 7:26:52 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: mnehrling

It’s official. Liberals have no sense of humor.


8 posted on 09/08/2008 7:29:51 AM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Jesse Jackson talks about neutering Obama, but Sarah Palin actually delivers.)
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To: mnehrling

The Soviets will just modify the cartoons so Putins kills Kenny all of the time.


9 posted on 09/08/2008 7:35:52 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Amazing how Obama, Rangell, Biden and Dodd all got killer mortgage rates and below cost property.)
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To: mnehrling
I am not believing this:

(from the article)

... "Our complaint is against a lot of cartoons, but this one was from South Park season three, episode 15," he said.
The episode, called "Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics" on the cartoon's website http://www.southparkstudios.com, first aired in December, 1999, and features the cast singing Christmas carols.


OMG! HIIIIIIIDeeeee HO!!!!! LOL
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10 posted on 09/08/2008 7:37:08 AM PDT by mkjessup (If Ronald Reagan were with us today, he'd say "Vote McCain/Palin, & Win One More for the Gipper!!!")
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To: mnehrling


OMG! The Russians are trying to kill Kenny!
11 posted on 09/08/2008 7:38:34 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: mkjessup

It’s Mr.Hankey, the Christmas Pooh,
He Loves Me, I Love You,
There from my parent’s glee he loves you,
Even if your a Jew!
Sometimes he’s nutty,
Sometimes He’s corny,
He can be brown or brownish-green,
but if you eat fiber on Christmas Eve,
He might come to your your town.
He’s Mr.Hankey the Christmas Pooh,
He Loves me...I LOVE YOU!!!!
THE END


12 posted on 09/08/2008 7:39:01 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehrling

The offense to the Commies? ... the episode where they are singing Christmas Carols.

In all Communist societies, you must worship the State — worship of an unseen God is verboten and punishable.


13 posted on 09/08/2008 7:40:53 AM PDT by webschooner (McWhatshisname/Palin 2008 !!)
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To: mnehrling
I believe the SNUKE episode helped defeat HilLIARy

and was pretty hilarious too... especially when you try to picture her reaction when she was told about it

14 posted on 09/08/2008 7:58:03 AM PDT by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: mnehrling
From the headline -- I thought they were talking about Doonesbury.
15 posted on 09/08/2008 8:12:03 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: #1CTYankee; .cnI redruM; -=SoylentSquirrel=-; 007girl; 14erClimb; 31R1O; 537cant be wrong; ...

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16 posted on 09/08/2008 8:14:03 AM PDT by EveningStar (McCain-Palin 2008)
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To: mnehrling

“Screw those Commie bastards, and screw their little wussy space station!”


17 posted on 09/08/2008 8:21:08 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mnehrling
Couple corrections:

"There from my parent’s glee he loves you"

Therefore vicariously he loves you, even if you're a Jew.

"He can be brown or brownish-green"

He can be brown or greenish-brown"

That is all, carry-on. =)

18 posted on 09/08/2008 8:22:41 AM PDT by EarthBound (Ex Deo,gratia. Ex astris,scientia (What I'm really voting for is Palin in 2012!))
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To: EveningStar

Speaking of extreme cartoon....we tuned in to FAMILY GUY last night...I know this show is over the top, but last night it was beyond anything I’ve seen on network TV. It’s dirty, it’s outrageous and it’s NOT FOR PRIMETIME. But there it is. Does anyone even care about decency anymore?


19 posted on 09/08/2008 8:23:35 AM PDT by Hildy ("We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.")
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To: Hildy; EveningStar

Don´t ever, EVER compare South Park to Family Guy..
South Park is nothing like Family Guy. When South Park makes jokes they inherit to a story. Deep situational and emotional jokes based on what is relevant, and have a point. Not just one random, interchangeable joke after another.

You should help stop Family Guy. It is simple television economics, Hildy. All it takes is to kill a show forever: you get one episode pulled. If we can convince the network pull this episode for the sake family values, the the Catholics can demand a show they don´t like pulled. And then people with disabilities can demand another episode pulled. And so on, and so on. Until Family Guy is no more. It´s exactly what happened to the Wernon Shirley.


20 posted on 09/08/2008 8:30:21 AM PDT by mnehring (Mavrick/Barracuda 2008)
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To: SevenofNine
http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/155394/
21 posted on 09/08/2008 8:32:49 AM PDT by monkapotamus
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To: mnehrling

Family guy is so outrageous it literally leaves your jaw open...how did it even get on the air????


22 posted on 09/08/2008 8:46:31 AM PDT by Hildy ("We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.")
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To: EveningStar

Place mark


23 posted on 09/08/2008 8:47:53 AM PDT by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: Hildy

Which episode did you see?


24 posted on 09/08/2008 8:47:57 AM PDT by mbraynard (You are the Republican Party. See you at the precinct meeting.)
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To: mbraynard

Last night it was when Stewey kidnaps the dog and becomes President of the US.


25 posted on 09/08/2008 8:50:03 AM PDT by Hildy ("We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.")
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To: mnehrling

Putin getting the meat train from satan. LOL


26 posted on 09/08/2008 8:58:10 AM PDT by MARKUSPRIME
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To: kb2614

I will order one dozen of those bumper stickers when they are available.


27 posted on 09/08/2008 8:58:16 AM PDT by GOYAKLA (My Tee shirt for 2009-2012:" I voted FRED don't you wish you did")
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To: Hildy

The market is keeping it there. No matter how lame Family Guy is, it has a market share that shows the public wants it on the air.

On the other hand, South Park is so intellectually stimulating, there is little doubt why it is on the air and smokes Family Guy.


28 posted on 09/08/2008 8:59:11 AM PDT by mnehring (Mavrick/Barracuda 2008)
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To: Hildy; mnehrling

I’ve never watched an episode of Family Guy. However, I have seen some clips of it on the web and I did laugh.


29 posted on 09/08/2008 9:29:14 AM PDT by EveningStar (McCain-Palin 2008)
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To: EveningStar

I’m not saying it’s not funny..I’m saying it’s not appropriate for early evening network TV.


30 posted on 09/08/2008 9:33:32 AM PDT by Hildy ("We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.")
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To: Hildy

I understand. :)


31 posted on 09/08/2008 9:51:28 AM PDT by EveningStar (McCain-Palin 2008)
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To: Liberty Valance
OMG! The Russians are trying to kill Kenny!

Those bastards!

32 posted on 09/08/2008 10:02:33 AM PDT by Teacher317 (Suddenly a big time Palin supporter... who's that McCabe guy?)
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To: mnehrling

You, my FRiend, are a TRUE South Park fan. Did you do that form memory?


33 posted on 09/08/2008 10:04:06 AM PDT by Teacher317 (Suddenly a big time Palin supporter... who's that McCabe guy?)
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To: mnehrling

You, my FRiend, are a TRUE South Park fan. Did you do that from memory?


34 posted on 09/08/2008 10:04:20 AM PDT by Teacher317 (Suddenly a big time Palin supporter... who's that McCabe guy?)
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To: mnehrling

http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/155139/


35 posted on 09/08/2008 10:07:20 AM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: mnehrling

Ok, its not really SP related but you will get a kick out of this one!
Language warning always applies at PatDollard.com!!
http://patdollard.com/2008/09/father-pfleger-attacks-sarah-palin/


36 posted on 09/08/2008 10:45:31 AM PDT by Uriah_lost (To the Flag!!)
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To: mnehrling

Go for it Matt and Trey

You better hire food taster anyway LOLOLOL!


37 posted on 09/08/2008 11:03:40 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: Tailgunner Joe

OMG I forgot they already did reset on Vlady LOLOL Free Willy episode LOL!

I think Matt and Trey probably working on another episode to really stick it to Vlady


38 posted on 09/08/2008 11:06:35 AM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: mnehrling

no doubt. The surest way to be “featured” on South Park is to denigrate it publicly.


39 posted on 09/08/2008 11:47:52 AM PDT by ko_kyi
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To: Liberty Valance

I was thinking maybe Matt and Trey could do episode where Kenny open up package from Moscow turn out be “present from Vlady”


40 posted on 09/08/2008 12:23:32 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: mnehrling
I'm sure, with this action, we'll be seeing several episodes with Putin in some 'unusual' situations in the next season.

Oh yes, and with 'Pooty Pu' Putin it won't be difficult to do.

41 posted on 09/08/2008 12:50:36 PM PDT by xJones
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To: EveningStar
Thanks for the ping.

I see a Russian invasion of a small independent nation parody on it's way.

42 posted on 09/08/2008 1:43:44 PM PDT by #1CTYankee (That's right, I have no proof. So what of it??)
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To: mnehrling

I can’t wait for the new season.

:)


43 posted on 09/08/2008 1:46:20 PM PDT by ZEO90
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To: EveningStar
* smirk *
44 posted on 09/08/2008 2:50:18 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (If you aren't "advancing" your arguments,your losing "the battle of Ideas"...libs,hates the facts 8^)
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To: mnehrling; EveningStar

I’m jonesing for some new SP.

Spare change?


45 posted on 09/08/2008 3:34:26 PM PDT by dynachrome (Henry Bowman is right)
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To: Hildy

“I’ll have what she’s having!”


46 posted on 09/08/2008 4:48:19 PM PDT by mbraynard (You are the Republican Party. See you at the precinct meeting.)
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To: mnehrling
Russia in legal bid to ban "extremist" U.S. cartoon

What would you expect from a bunch of stupid buttholes that gave us gulags and state engineered death on scales unheard of before to mankind?

Russia, up yours with Kyle's wiener.
47 posted on 09/08/2008 6:40:15 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: ZEO90

I can’t wait for the new season.


Ditto


48 posted on 09/09/2008 1:03:10 AM PDT by chasio649 (no longer sick of it all ...)
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To: Teacher317

LOL!!!! just caught your reply ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSL4Eqpm9l4

end of the line ~ Travelin’ Wilburys


49 posted on 09/10/2008 12:16:37 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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