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Networks Across Europe Are Pulling "Simpsons" Episodes With Nuclear Energy Gags

Viewers in Austria, Germany and Switzerland won't be hearing much about the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant for the foreseeable future.

Television stations in those countries are pulling or editing episodes of "The Simpsons" that contain jokes about nuclear disasters or radiation effects.

Executive producer Al Jean was supportive of the decision, but also added that Homer Simpson will continue to work at the plant.



Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 08:08:53 PM EST
If only it were as simple as having undertrained and mentally deficient technicians...

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 08:27:21 PM EST
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Sure, with mentally deficient politicians and regulators, anything goes...
by asdf on Tue Mar 29th, 2011 at 10:08:40 PM EST
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