The perfect comedy episode is a piece of art, a true masterpiece, and while it must entertain viewers, it must also provoke thought.  When it comes to TV sitcoms, there are a few that fans would always choose over the others when debating their favorites, and these seem to feature the most original storylines and also the hilarious quips that viewers would always recall and recite.

Sure, comedy is divisive... but sometimes it's downright divisive, and even creators can feel that their work should be withdrawn from public view. You may be surprised at the contents of some of these sitcom episodes that are no longer available for public view. We'll say this right now: it seems like black face is probably never a good idea?

So if you want to learn about the Simpson's episode that isn't on TV anymore, or the one that was even too shocking for 30 Rock, keep on scrolling and prepare to be as shocked as we were…

WORKAHOLICS

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM CHRIS D'ELIA HAD HIS WORKAHOLICS EPISODE GET PULLED FROM STREAMING PLATFORMS. In that ер, he played a child molester - which was just too disturbingly close to real life.

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SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM A VIRUS-CENTRIC EPISODE OF SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS GOT PULLED FROM THE AIR. The episode Kwarantined Crab was removed by Nickelodeon in 2021, apparently due to sensitivities surrounding the global, real-world pandemic.

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THE SIMPSONS

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THE SIMPSONS PULLED AN EPISODE INVOLVING MICHAEL JACKSON. BAD It's called Stark Raving Dad, and it had a character voiced by MJ - after renewed child sexual abuse allegations were levelled against him in 2019, it got pulled from syndication, streaming, and future DVDs.

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30 ROCK

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM 30 ROCK HAD EPISODES FEATURING BLACKFACE, WHICH GOT PULLED FROM STREAMING. To explain that, Tina Fey said As we strive to do the work and do better in regards to race in America, we believe that these episodes featuring actors in race-changing makeup are best taken out of circulation.

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MARRIED WITH CHILDREN

COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THERE'S AN EPISODE OF MARRIED WITH CHILDREN THAT NEVER MADE ITTO AIR. It's called I'll See You In Court, and there was just too much sex - the Bundys went to a hotel to have sex, then found a sex tape of their neighbors there, then found out they too were filmed having sex.

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