12 Sitcom Episodes That Were Unaired (Or Pulled From The Air)

12 Sitcom Episodes That Were Unaired (Or Pulled From The Air)

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 but sometimes it's downright divisive, and even creators can feel that their work should be withdrawn from public view.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…


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.



COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THERE'S AN UNAIRED EPISODE OF BLACK-ISH, BUT THE REASONS AREN'T 100% CLEAR. - vole The reason given was creative differences, but it seems that the decision was partly made because of a scene where characters argue over whether athletes have the right to kneel during the national anthem.



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.



COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM THERE'S A SEINFELD EPISODE INVOLVING A GUN THAT NEVER MADE IT TO AIR. It had Elaine point a gun at her own head and crack a joke about the Kennedy assassination - which, of course, would have been way too dark for Seinfeld.



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.



COMEDY NERD CRACKED.COM A PROM-THEMED EPISODE OF BOY MEETS WORLD ACTUALLY GOT BANNED BY DISNEY. It involved Cory and Topanga going to senior prom together, and Cory trying to get a room so he and Topanga can have sex - but then they both realize they're not ready yet, and they don't go through with it.



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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