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Episode Bluey is BANNED in America due to inappropriate content

Popular Australian children’s show Bluey disappeared from US streaming services amid speculation that the show did not meet guidelines.

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Fans recently noticed that “Family Meeting”, an episode of the show’s third season was not available on the Disney+ streaming service.

The episode centers on Father Bandit being accused of leaving a fart in front of his eldest daughter Bluey as he got out of bed.




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In an email received by blog Pirates and Princessesa Disney Branded Television employee revealed why the episode was unavailable.

“’Family Meeting’ will soon be rolling out to US platforms. Some Bluey the content did not match Disney Junior’s broadcast S&P in place at the time the series was acquired,” the email explained.

“Now that it’s rolling out to other platforms, it’s a great opportunity to re-evaluate what we plan to do.”

American fans were left baffled by the question, especially considering many other episodes of Bluey having excessive references to farting.


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This isn’t the first time the beloved animation has been censored overseas.

Fans were quick to point out that a conversation from season three had been dubbed, censoring the original conversation about a vasectomy to focus instead on tooth extraction.

Fans on Twitter were also quick to list a number of other episodes where small details were changed.


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This isn’t the first time Disney has made headlines for its brutal censorship.

Earlier this year Gravity Falls Creator Alex Hirsch has shared the hilarious notes he received from Disney’s censorship department.

“One last treat. Always curious about the arguments I had with the censors on Gravity Falls? I probably shouldn’t share this buttttt here are some REAL NOTES from DISNEY S&P and my REAL ANSWERS. You’re not ready,” the creator shared on Twitter.

A note read: “Please revise ‘poopface’ as it appears as a replacement for ‘s*** face’. Previous use of Mabel saying ‘Damn. Poop. And Butts’ in the episode ‘Fight Fighters’ appeared as more childish and not as offensive.

To which Alex Hirsch replied defiantly: “I have never met a human on earth, regardless of age, who would be offended by a cartoon saying the word ‘shitty face.’ Don’t change it.


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And it seems Disney’s censorship department is keeping a close eye on most of their kids’ shows, with Disney actor Kevin Chamberlin responding to Alex Hirsch to share his own hilarious encounter with the department.

“On jessywe had to change a scene because it implied a cricket was down,” he explained.