20 Diabolically Clever Ways Creators Fooled The Censors

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The ratings system for movies, shows, games, music, etc. is a good thing, in theory. It helps people make sensible choices about entertainment. But that doesn't stop creators from trying to get around the censors in hilariously sneaky ways.

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SOUTH PARK THE PLTRE BUT WHOLE aBt M Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone were told that their game would never be allowed on store shelves with butth

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To get the extremely bloody and violent film TAXI DRIVER into receiving an R rating instead of X, director Martin Scorsese desaturated the film. This

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CRACKED COM I haven't been f*cked like that since grade school. Fight Club's iconic line was actually more light than the one originally intended.

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Dilbert creator Scott Adams once submitted a strip showing a cop firing a gun. It got rejected. POLICE NEGOTIATOR ILL LEAVE AN EVALUATION FORM SURREND

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CRACKEDCOMT The word 'pregnancy' was considered too inflammatory for T LOUE LUCY CBS thought it was too racy to have a pregnant woman on TV. but relen

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ABC said that Fonzie could only wear his leather jacket when he was next to his bike. HA THD Henry Winkler got around it by telling the writers to alw

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The network didn't want to show two womem in sexual al relationship om #uffy the Yaimpire Slayer In the episode Once More with Feeling, Tara and Wil

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The NBC wanted to cut TV'S first scripted interracial kiss, but William Shatner sabotaged the censored versions. Kirk's and Uhura's kiss on Star Trek

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The 1999 South Park film was originally named: South Park:All Hell Breaks LoOSE The MPAA didn't allow Trey Parker and Matt Stone to use the word He

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CRACKED.COM JOHN CARPENTER'S ON ASSAULT PRECINCTI3 INITIALLY RECEIVED AN X RATING FOR THE SCENE WHERE KIM RICHARDS' CHARACTER IS SHOT WHILE BUYING ICE

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In the 1980s, parents disapproved of the PG rating for movies like Gremlins and Indiana Jones, SO Steven Spielberg invented the PG-13 rating for his f

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REN & STIMPY CREATORS OFTEN PUT IN RED HERRING JOKES TO DISTRAGT PCENSORS. In one particular episode, Prehistoric Stimpy, censors missed the red her

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Director Brian De Palma had to tone down Scarface's violence manY times to appease the MPAA. Yet, they wouldn't budge and insisted on giving the film

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FAMILY GUY'S 2005 KEVIN SPACEY IS A SEXUAL PREDATOR JOKE GOT BY FOX CENSORS BECAUSE IT WAS AKNOWN RUMOR AT THE TIME. Reportedly, Fox Standards and P

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How do you keep a puppet-on-puppet sex scene in your movie and still escape the dreaded NC-17 rating? Simple. Add a golden shower sequence. Trey Parke

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Meet the Fockers was almost renamed to Meet the Fokkers, title a that the censorsconsidered to be more family-friendly. Fortunately, Universal Studios

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A bald-faced lie helped get an interracial kiss on 1960s television. The TV special, Movin' with Nancy, featured Nancy Sinatra performing with other f

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CRACKED GO The Joker is a well- known homicidal maniac in the Batman universe, but the creators of Batman: The Animated Series weren't allowed to show

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CRACKEDCO How did the writers of Mean Girls manage to get away with this line? help it if I've got a I can't and a wide- heavy flow set vagina. O's Th

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The bloodiest scenes in Kill Bill were changed to black and white to make the violence more stylized. It worked; the MPAA approved the R rating for th