These days, even the puppets are “disgusting”.
Anyone playing “The Muppet Show” on Disney+ will first see the disclaimer-warning “objectionable content”.
Disney released five seasons of iconic shows on Friday, broadcast in the form of streaming media, allowing viewers to enjoy a monthly fee of $6.99 to watch Kermit the Frog, Piggy Miss, Fozzie Bear and their celebrities.
The disclaimer displayed before each episode warns viewers that the show has “stereotypes” and “human or cultural abuse.”
“The plan includes negative portrayal and/or abuse of people or culture. These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now.
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The statement added: “Disney is committed to creating stories with inspiring and inspirational themes to reflect the rich diversity of human experience around the world.”
The exact content that Disney considers offensive in the show has not been clarified, but some characters portray Native Americans, Middle Eastern and Asian peoples.
In season 5, the legendary country singer Johnny Cash (Johnny Cash) is seen performing in front of the Confederate flag.
The warning will also appear before some iconic movies, including “Aristocats”, “Dumbo”, “Peter Pan” and “Swiss Family Robinson”.