Zach Braff in the Scrubs episode “My Jiggly Ball,” moments before dreaming up a half-Elliot, half-Turk character named Turkiot, played by Sarah Chalke in blackface. Photo: NBC As the Black Lives Matter movement has launched a reckoning in Hollywood over institutionalized racism, it has also sparked a debate about whether anti-Black tropes and imagery in movies and TV should be censored, disclaimer-ed, or removed from streaming libraries entirely. This conversation extends well past Song of the South and Gone With the Wind into the 21st century: Blackface is not just a historical atrocity but a present-day compulsion still frequently reproduced by white comedians and showrunners. In recent weeks, many sitcom episodes featuring blackface have been removed from streaming platforms, taken out of digital rental libraries, and pulled from syndication. Some series have edited out blackface scenes, while others like have removed the episodes in their entirety. Some TV creators have expressed their support for the decision, while others have expressed silence or disapproval. Here is a full list of the series, episodes, and scenes that have been removed from streaming because of their use of blackface so far. 30 Rock At Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s request and with NBCUniversal’s approval, four… Read full this story
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