Cartoons Go Cold Turkey

GroupTurner Broadcasting is going back into its Hanna-Barbera holdings and systematically editing certain references to smoking.

The review was triggered by a complaint to British media regulator Ofcom by one viewer who took offence to two episodes of Tom and Jerry shown on the Boomerang channel, part of Turner Broadcasting which itself belongs to Time Warner Inc.

One viewer?! Yeesh!

In order to avoid entanglements with an as of yet unnamed English professor, Warner Brothers is also reported to be considering changing Bugs Bunny’s trademark slang from “What’s up, Doc?” to the more correct “Hello.”


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