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    Amazon adds disclaimer that Tom & Jerry is racist

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    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/amazon-p...erry-cartoons/

    Subscribers of Amazon Prime will now see an ethnic and racial prejudice warning before watching "Tom and Jerry" cartoons.
    BBC News reports that Amazon's streaming subscription service, which has access to the animated series of short films in its comedy collection, now features this warning before "Tom and Jerry: The Complete Second Volume": "Tom and Jerry shorts may depict some ethnic and racial prejudices that were once commonplace in American society. Such depictions were wrong then and are wrong today."
    The original "Tom and Jerry," produced by MGM and directors William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, ran from 1940 - 1957. Over the years, they created 100-plus animations and took home seven Academy Awards. The slatpstick comedy series centered on a rivalry between Tom Cat and Jerry Mouse and featured many other characters in the mix.
    Of concern through the years is the series' portrayal of women, smoking, racial stereotypes and cannibalism, including the cartoon's portrayal of a black maid named Mammy Two Shoes. There are also characters who appear in blackface.
    This isn't the first time "Tom and Jerry" content has been put into question. Some scenes were edited when the original shorts were shown in the U.S. in the 1960s

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    Everything is racist if created by white people...yet shows like "Black Ish" are on prime time

    Complete double standard

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    Was this song every used?


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    Lmao...never realized Tom and Jerry was that bad. They must not have shown the Mammy Two Shoes episodes when I was a kid.

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    Racism wasn't the only thing wrong with Tom and Jerry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Booya711 View Post
    Everything is racist if created by white people...yet shows like "Black Ish" are on prime time

    Complete double standard
    How was Blackish? Missed it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigtymer56 View Post
    How was Blackish? Missed it.
    No idea...Just advertised every 10 minutes

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    Does Black-ish make fun of white people or something? I haven't seen it, but from the commercials it just seemed to play on black stereotypes.

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    Probably like every other zany black comedy ever made minus Sanford & Son

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    Quote Originally Posted by GUMMO77 View Post
    Does Black-ish make fun of white people or something? I haven't seen it, but from the commercials it just seemed to play on black stereotypes.
    Not sure but my point is you could not have a show called "whiteish" even it was just a bunch of white people making fun of each other

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    Quote Originally Posted by Booya711 View Post
    Not sure but my point is you could not have a show called "whiteish" even it was just a bunch of white people making fun of each other
    They already did. It was called Seinfeld.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MoMoneyMoVaughn View Post
    They already did. It was called Seinfeld.
    that was jews, not whites, get it right

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    Quote Originally Posted by Booya711 View Post
    Not sure but my point is you could not have a show called "whiteish" even it was just a bunch of white people making fun of each other
    Post reminded me of these guys:


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    Quote Originally Posted by MoMoneyMoVaughn View Post
    They already did. It was called Seinfeld.
    for real my white and Mexican buddies loved that shit have the box set in the living rooms ....i'd love to see their black demo% that shit was corny as fukk friends too. Black-ish name is offensive if you put a bunch of latinos on a show and called it Mexican-ish or latino-ish everybody would be like WTF? who really is watching ABC sitcoms for entertainment these days the south and Midwest that's who ABC is for CFB and morning news.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcdonae101 View Post
    that was jews, not whites, get it right
    friends

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    im so glad someone finally put this on youtube. tom and jerry is bad but cartoons talking about your friends dick (my friend stick) are cool.

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