Thursday, February 7, 2008

Boondocks Episodes PULLED because of BET?

If you haven't been keeping up with this season of the Boondocks then you better start torrenting that shit because it ended kind of abruptly (and check out last weeks episode, "The Story of Gangstalicious) on Adult Swim has decided not to air two episodes which apparently bitchslap BET.
The reason for this is two of the planned episodes, “The Huey Freeman Hunger Strike” and “The Ruckus Reality Show” have been pulled. The episodes take savage strikes at not only favorite target BET, but also two of its key executives, Debra Lee and former Boondocks producer Reggie Hudlin. In “Hunger Strike,” Lee is made to look a lot like Dr. Evil from Mike Myers Austin Powers films while “Wedgie Rutland” is depicted as a total toadying nerd. “Hunger Strike” takes even broader strokes at the Black Entertainment Television, implying its true goal is to destroy and/or diminish African-American culture, exemplifying what Chuck D’s statement that the networks letters really stand for the “booty ‘en thugs” network. “Ruckus” takes matters even further, working off the premise that the black-hating Uncle Ruckus is given his own show on BET. Yup, they pulled what probably would have been one of the most fucked up but hysterically funny eps, "The Ruckus Reality Show," because BET can't take a joke and Bob Johnson just realized he fucked up in South Carolina for the Clinton campaign when he went below the belt on Barak Obama.
Adult Swim has confirmed that “The episodes are not scheduled to air on Adult Swim. Beyond that, we really don’t have any further comment.” Now the question is will they be released on the upcoming season 2 dvd? Oh and here is a clip from "The Hunger Strike" that hasn't been pulled down yet.

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