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Seconds After ‘Charlie Brown’ Halloween Special Ended, ABC Aired This ‘Grossly Inappropriate’ Video

Posted by on Nov. 4, 2014 at 6:31 PM
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Seconds After ‘Charlie Brown’ Halloween Special Ended, ABC Aired This ‘Grossly Inappropriate’ Video

A pro-parenting group issued a scathing statement Monday after ABC aired a sex scene late last week following a Halloween-themed episode of “Charlie Brown.”

“Shame on ABC for putting a peep show next to a playground,” Parents Television Council president Tim Winter said in a statement. “In less than 26 seconds we were taken from the Peanuts pumpkin patch to a steamy ‘Scandal’ sex scene.”

“Shame on ABC for putting a peep show next to a playground.”
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The Thursday night scene showed one of the characters in “Scandal” having a sex dream that lasted for approximately 50 seconds.

“Unless parents had the remote control in their hand, thumb on the button and aimed directly at the TV screen, they didn’t have a chance,” Winter said. “Such a transition is grossly irresponsible by the network and entirely unfair for parents. ABC owes families an apology.”

WATCH: ABC airs ‘Scandal’ sex scene moments after ‘Charlie Brown’ Halloween special (content warning: mature content):

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/11/03/seconds-after-charlie-brown-halloween-special-ended-abc-aired-this-grossly-inappropriate-video/


Network programmers know the importance of audience flow when constructing their broadcast schedule, and in fact they build their schedules around audience retention rates,” he continued. “So they know full well the importance of program adjacency. The juxtaposition of a reliably classic family friendly children’s cartoon special like the ‘Great Pumpkin’ – a huge family draw every year for decades – with such a graphic bedroom scene is unjustifiable. We call on ABC to apologize for its actions and to promise not to do such a thing in the future.” ABC had not offered an apology at the time of publication

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SuckIt69
by Bronze Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 6:38 PM
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That's why I stay in the room when my kids are watching network TV. I even censor commercials. I don't care if people think I'm over protective.
jcribb16
by Primrose Foxglove on Nov. 4, 2014 at 6:39 PM
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Those network programmers knew there would/could also be older children watching C.B. without parents in the room, or maybe with their younger siblings. 

FromAtoZ
by Silver Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 6:40 PM
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I just can't find it in me to get so worked up over this.

Put in a DVD and your children are good.

It was prime time television as soon as snoopy left the stage.

What does this so called 'pro parenting' group want from all of this?

Meh, never mind.


lizzielouaf
by Bronze Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 6:47 PM
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All through the day and night the tv has been inundated with political ads. The imagery and wording has been more disturbing than any sex scene aired on Scandal. 

-Celestial-
by Platinum Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 6:47 PM
Shrugs
Ms.KitKat
by Platinum Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 6:53 PM
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The "graphic bedroom scene" was AFTER  Charlie Brown- by half a minute.

It's not like Linus is getting down with Sally in the pumpkin patch. Or wait- y'know, I think CB is promoting beastility. There is quite the graphic scene in the show when that hussy Lucy kisses the studly Snoopy right SMAK on his hairy doggie lips. 

lwalker270
by Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 6:57 PM
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Quoting FromAtoZ:

I just can't find it in me to get so worked up over this.

Put in a DVD and your children are good.

It was prime time television as soon as snoopy left the stage.

What does this so called 'pro parenting' group want from all of this?

Meh, never mind.

I agree.  From the description, I was expecting full-on softcore porn.  And the comments?  Good Lord.




The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

~ F. Scott Fitzgerald



Donna6503
by Gold Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Bad ABC, that's very very bad, don't do it again.


Ok, they've learned their lesson, let's move on.
cjsbmom
by Bronze Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:03 PM
Hell yes to this.

Quoting lizzielouaf:

All through the day and night the tv has been inundated with political ads. The imagery and wording has been more disturbing than any sex scene aired on Scandal. 

Schauseil
by Silver Member on Nov. 4, 2014 at 7:08 PM
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OMG! TV has gotten way out of hand. There are no morals or general guidelines anymore.

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