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[[caption-width-right:240: On the top: {{badass}} Sanji with his cigarette. Below: {{badbutt}} Sanji with his... lollipop.]]

->'''Carrot:''' We do thank people for not smoking in here, sir.
->'''Vimes:''' Why? You don't know they're not going to.
-->--'''Creator/TerryPratchett''', ''Literature/TheFifthElephant''

Censors come off as pretty lax when it comes to anything that isn't excessively gruesome or explicit. One notable exception is broadcasters seeming squeamish about showing under-age characters smoking tobacco (even delinquents) especially if the show is aimed at a school-age audience. Occasionally this is changed to [[OralFixation chewing something]].

The same can hold for under-age drinking, unless it's [[IntoxicationEnsues accidental]]. This gag used to be popular in the United States until {{Media Watchdog}}s cracked down on theatrical cartoons.

One anecdote claims that only R.A.T.s (Russians, Arabs and Terrorists) are permitted to smoke in Hollywood movies. Some extend this to [[CheeseEatingSurrenderMonkeys the French]] as well (R.A.F.T.s). In short, exotic villains are allowed to smoke.

Modern U.S. law dictates in what instances cigarette smoking may appear, coming down hardest on animation or other programming intended for minors. For versions meant for broadcast before the {{Watershed}} in the U.S., this trope is mandated. This can also mean that DVD versions culled straight from the broadcast version also have this trope in effect. Strangely, the law is more vague on cigar and pipe smoking; how much those are edited can vary.

A SubTrope of {{Bowdlerize}}.

Compare FrothyMugsOfWater, DrunkOnMilk, BubblePipe, and FamilyFriendlyFirearms.
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!!Examples

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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* Camo the ermine in ''MahouSenseiNegima'' occasionally takes a drag from a cigarette as a visual gag. In the anime, they are all inexplicably labeled "chocolate", though this label is removed in the DVD release.
* In the ''IchigoMashimaro'' manga, Nobue is 16 years old. Her age is inexplicably given as 20 for the anime, likely to give her otherwise identical TV incarnation permission to smoke on screen.
* In ''LoveHina'', Haruka is never without what seems to be a cigarette in her mouth, but never actually seems to smoke it.
* In the TV series of ''CromartieHighSchool'', the cigarettes smoked by the teenage characters are changed to pastel-colored sticks with blobs of CG dancing on the end or marshmallows burning at the ends of sticks. The one exception to this is Masked Takenouchi, who is actually in his 30s.
* A particularly interesting example is ''ShamanKing''. In the manga, Kanna Bismarck is constantly seen with a cigarette in her mouth, because her cigarette smoke is the medium she uses to form her over souls. Without her cigarettes, she can't materialize her spirit ally, and therefore can't fight. In the 4Kids dub, her cigarettes are removed, which creates an enormous plot hole.
** In the manga, Ryu smoked as well. However, since he was underaged, the habit was removed.
* Madoka Ayukawa in ''KimagureOrangeRoad'' is shown smoking early in the series, but eventually quits after being upbraided about it repeatedly by Kyosuke. [[spoiler: And early on Kyosuke uses his secret telekinesis to ruin a cigarette Madoka's about to smoke.]]
* ''Manga/YuYuHakusho'':
** In the anime version, Yusuke Urameshi still skips school, has bad grades and gets into a lot of fights. But unlike in the manga, he doesn't smoke, drink or gamble (or at least is never seen doing these things). In both manga and anime, he wins a fight in pitch darkness by sneaking a cigarette onto his enemy's belt and aiming for it with his [[KiAttacks Spirit Gun]]; it's his cigarette in the manga and OldMaster Genkai's in the anime (who isn't seen smoking at any other point).
** One other change is in Episode 5/Chapter 17. In the manga, a gang leader who is blackmailing Kuwabara with threats to harm a kitten threatens to put out its eye with his lit cigarette. In the anime, he threatens to kill it with a broken bottle.
** In the manga when Yusuke starts back tracking through his day, we see him smoking on the roof and later he lights up when leaving school grounds. These instances are replaced by him eating some sort of chip snack.
* ''Manga/OnePiece'':
** While Sanji still smokes in the original anime, it's only mentioned in the manga that he started at the age of 10. Additionally, the anime changes his official age from 19 to 20, which is what the network defines as an "adult".
** The [[{{Macekre}} 4Kids dub]] infamously changed the cigarette to a lollipop, which lead the joke that it was a "nicotine lollipop" due to the voice actor sounding like someone who smoked and was in his forties.
** One Flash animation parodies this--Sanji takes his lollipop out of his mouth to reveal copious amounts of smoke leaking from it. Meanwhile, the broadcast version of the Funimation dub just removed it and it's still there on the DVD.
** Then there's what they did to Captain [[strike:Smoker]] 'Chaser', who had all of his cigars digitally removed despite originally carrying so many that it looked like he had cigar ''[[BadassBandolier ammo belts]]''. Made even more painful by the fact that he never fully closes his mouth, with his teeth chomping down on his cigar. Without the cigar, it looks like he's got a nasty case of lockjaw.
* Cartoon Network's airing of the ''Blue Submarine No. 6'' OVA featured some of the more bizarre examples of this practice. At different times, censors either replaced protagonist Tetsu Hayami's cigarettes with more innocuous objects or removed them completely. This resulted in a scene in which he discards a toothpick, steps on it, then immediately reaches into his jacket for another, and several in which tufts of smoke spontaneously appear several inches in front of his face.
* 27-year-old Shigure in ''Manga/FruitsBasket'' is shown to smoke, though in the TV show one of the eye catches reminds viewers "No smoking until you're 18!" Hatori is shown smoking often as well.
* In the ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn!'' manga, 15-year-old Gokudera is occasionally seen with cigarettes, and even uses them to light the fuses on his dynamite. Since the anime adaptation was to be aired at a time most younger viewers would catch it, this was written out entirely; as for the dynamite, it now ''lights itself''.
* The manga version of ''Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo'' had a living box of cigarettes with living cigarettes living inside of him as a minion for "boss character" Purupuu. (coincidentally, his name is the Japanese way of saying "No Smoking") The anime was forced to change him into a box of chocolate sticks.
* The manga and anime ''Manga/{{Akira}}'' features delinquent kids who drink alcohol, take amphetamines, get into fights, have sex, ride motorcycles and wield massive guns, but for whatever reason, none of them ''smoke''.
* A 16-year-old Shikamaru from ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' (temporarily) picks up smoking in the manga [[spoiler: in memory of Asuma]], even though he expresses that he doesn't even like it. However, in the anime he doesn't and the scene where he throws a lit cigarette to [[spoiler:light the explosive tags around Hidan]] is changed to him throwing the lighter he used in the manga.
** It's worth noting that Asuma's smoking on the Creator/CartoonNetwork broadcast was subject to a weird rule about smoking on TV: the cigarette is still ''there'' it's just not ''lit''. This appears to be a common rule, though it's usually just applied to cigars.
* In the anime adaption of ''GAGeijutsukaArtDesignClass'', chain smoker Sasamoto-sensei has been seen to ask Usami-sensei to buy her cigarettes, but not for one second we've saw her ''smoking''.
* In the ''Manga/YuGiOh'' manga (the original one that "season 0" is based on) Joey smokes constantly. The anime apparently tried to keep this tradition, but it was nixed by the censors, so due to some editing Joey randomly SIGHS a lot (sometimes the smoke isn't even edited out).
* In ''Anime/DigimonTamers'', Yamaki is frequently shown carrying a lighter, and at one point we see an ashtray full of cigarettes. We never actually see him smoke.
* In Manga/DragonBall and it's sequel Bulma's father Mr. Briefs is a chain smoker who takes a drag in nearly every scene he's in, naturally the English broadcast version removed every frame of his cigarettes.
* Despite being a smoker for over 40 years in the manga, {{Golgo13}} doesn't smoke in the TV series.
* In the ''LightNovel/{{Gosick}}'' light novels Victorique is an underaged smoker, and has a raspy voice as a result. In the anime version she's just seen holding, and occasionally sucking on an ornate pipe, but never lighting it up, since the Japanese censorship laws forbid showing underaged characters smoking or drinking alcohol in public television series.
* In ''DoctorSlump,'' Taro's smoking was omitted in the anime adaptation. When Viz translated the manga, for a while, they kept Taro's smoking, but was edited out in later editions. Senbei, while he still smoked, was not shown doing it as often as he did in the manga.
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[[folder: Comic Books]]
* When JoeQuesada became editor-in-chief of Marvel comics, he banned character from smoking, which includes several characters like [[SmokingIsCool Wolverine, J. Jonah Jameson, and Nick Fury]]. He apparently did it because his father died from lung cancer.
** However, Wolverine quit smoking before that, so this really didn't affect him that much.
** The reason Wolverine had to quit was because he became a popular enough character that kids might copy him, so presumably if it had actually mattered how either character was portrayed they'd have quit anyway. The excuse about Quesada's father could be accurate (as there are those who feel he's made far too many editorial decisions based on [[OneMoreDay personal bias]]) but there's a possibility it's something to do with Disney buying out Marvel.
** Comicbook/DoctorStrange smoked cigarettes, in keeping with his [[EverybodySmokes 1960s origins]]. In a "From the Marvel Vault" story which recreated parts of an early issue panel-for-panel, Strange kept his cigarette but was surprised to find it in his hand, since he'd quit long ago and had just refused one from another character. It turned out to be magic loose in the house, which he eventually tracked down and stopped.
* ''ComicBook/LuckyLuke'' used to have a cigarette in his mouth at almost all times, only to eventually replace it with ''a piece of straw''. The artist ended up receiving an award from the World Health Organization as a result.
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[[folder:Film]]
* The movie version of ''Film/{{Watchmen}}'' cut out all instances of cigarette use, making Laurie look a bit stupid for randomly pressing the flame button on the Owl ship, though this was because the actress didn't want to smoke. In the extended edition, an agent does offer her a cigarette.
* The ''Film/JamesBond'' franchise:
** James was at first a "heavy" smoker (back when anyone who didn't smoke 2 packs a day of unfiltered Camels was considered a girly-man). He hasn't smoked a cigarette on-camera in over a decade and even mentioned it as a bad habit in ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies''.
** ''Film/LicenceToKill'' kept the smoking- but added a Surgeon General's Warning to the end credits.
** One of the post-''Film/{{Goldeneye}}'' revival novels by John Gardner gave a nod to this by mentioning in passing that Bond has started to cut down on them, and the booze for that matter; despite still having a deliberately VagueAge, he's explicitly not as young as he was and having to put some effort into passing his physical-fitness assessments.
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[[folder: Live Action TV]]
* In ''That70sShow'' you never see anyone actually smoke marijuana, but it ''is'' implied during those "circle talk" scenes where the characters are in the basement of Eric's house, there's white smoke everywhere, and the characters are acting very ditzy and out of it (and, in some of the later episodes, Tommy Chong's character is there, so that's an obvious sign that they're smoking weed).
** [[WordOfGod Word of God]] states that this was the whole point to the circular filming style of such scenes, keeping the camera just ahead of/behind the pass.
* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother'' has an in-universe example, which also doubles as this for the (assumed) censorship of the network. Ted tells his kids about his college days spent "eating a sandwich", and while the show shows us people eating sandwiches, it's clear that they're smoking marijuana.
** One episode lampshades this where Future Ted's story does not make sense and he admits that [[spoiler: Robyn]] did not go to the roof to think but actually to smoke. He has been omitting that [[spoiler: all of them]] smoked since it was not relevant to the stories he was telling and he was embarrassed to mention it to his kids.
* The title character in ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'' - a SettingUpdate of a character whose pipe is an IconicItem - is on the patch, claiming it's impossible to smoke in London these days. In a [[MythologyGag nod to the original]] he refers to a "three patch problem".
** Sherlock's nicotine addiction is also a nod to the original's cocaine habit.
* Lampshaded by the panel in an episode of ''Series/{{QI}}'', when a specific photo came up. It showed a Frenchman who'd obviously been smoking a cigarette that had been airbrushed out, making it look like he was flicking the VSign instead.
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[[folder:Music]]
* The song "Baby, It's Cold Outside" originally had the woman saying she'll stay for "just a cigarette more." Modern versions sometimes change it so that her previous "half a drink more" line is repeated instead.
* A version of the music video for PaulaAbdul's ''Opposites Attract'' censors the scene in which Skat Kat smokes (but not the lyrics that talk about smoking).
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[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* A scene where R-Truth smoked in the O2 Arena (as well as commentator Josh Matthews making references to it) was cut from the UK airing of a MondayNightRAW, probably due to smoking in public buildings being illegal there. However, they kept John Morrison's "good shape for someone who smokes" comments in.
** Of course, cutting the scene also meant cutting out the crowd's chants of "That's illegal!"
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''Franchise/AceAttorney''.
** Purposefully used in ''Investigations''. That little white cylinder in hardboiled detective Tyrell Badd's mouth is a lollipop stick. Those odd pauses in his dialogue are apparently when he sucks on it. (It's "purposefully used" because the lollipop is ''also'' in the Japanese version.)
** Averted in TV producer/mobster Dee Vasquez, who carries around a cigarette holder and casually takes a puff from it in one of her animations.
* The American version of ''LaPucelle'' has censored out the character Croix's tendency to smoke, but only by deleting out the image of a cigarette. This results in him performing the bizarre animation of removing a cigarette that isn't there from his lips and then putting it back.
* In T-Rated ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' Cid Highwind smokes a cigarette; in fact, you can see a pack of cigarettes stuffed under his bandana on his character model, and he uses it to light a stick of dynamite in one of his Limit Breaks. In E-Rated ''KingdomHearts'' he chews a straw.
** He spends most of his time in ''DirgeOfCerberus'' sans cigarette, to the point you might think he'd quit in the intervening time...until the end, when he lights up a victory smoke after blowing up a reactor.
* Badrach in ''ValkyrieProfile'' had his cigarette removed in the American version; his FinishingMove (in which he lit a bunch of explosions around his opponent with said cigarette) lost a bit of its effect. Few people cared because he, like all non-Lenneth archers, was a TierInducedScrappy.
* After the intro FMV in the Japanese release of ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'', Chris Redfield is shown lighting a cigarette in the live cast intro and again in the Chris-only ending. Western releases, like the Bowdlerized FMV, replaced his intro with stock FMV footage of him which is why his intro is unusual compared to others. No other mention was made of him being a smoker until ''RE 6'', which averted this trope by opening his scenario with a shot of him stubbing out the last of several cigarettes while [[DrowningMySorrows drowning his sorrows]] in an Eastern European bar.
* In ''VideoGame/MetalGearGhostBabel'', Snake's cigarettes are replaced by a conspicuously shaped smoke emitting device called a "Fogger". This applies even in the Japanese version, where the cigarette substitute is referred by the less embarrassing name of "smoke emitter".
* ''VideoGame/{{Bejeweled}} 3'''s "zen mode" was apparently originally intended to help players quit smoking, but was changed to helping get rid of bad habits in general, because any reference ''at all'' to smoking would have given it a high Entertainment Software Rating Board rating.
* In ''VideoGame/PokemonGoldandSilver'', the original fisherman sprites had cigarettes in their mouths. It was removed in international versions.
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[[folder: Web Original]]
* In GaiaOnline, there was a lot of controversy when a staff member silently removed Cigarettes and Pipes from the virtual item stores. They were quickly brought back when this was brought attention to.
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[[folder: Western Animation]]
* In ''{{Downtown}}'', Goat smoked, but after being {{transplant}}ed into ''MegasXLR'' he just has a sucker.
* In one episode of ''PepperAnn'', the title character follows a friend who has been sneaking off to the bathroom and is horrified to find that said friend has taken up ''gum chewing''.
* Jet of ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'', the {{badass}} embodiment of teenage rebellion, is rarely seen without a twig, buckwheat, etc. hanging from his mouth. This is referenced in the ''FanFic/AvatarTheAbridgedSeries'' episode that covers Jet's introduction. After [[spoiler:he's hypnotized by the Dai-Li]], he kicks the habit, a possible reference to [[spoiler:the use of hypnosis]] to reduce or eliminate cigarette cravings.
* On some networks' airings of ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'', character's cigars and cigarettes are removed. A notable example is Rocky (of Rocky and Mugsy), who always has a cigarette in his mouth. Other networks kept these scenes intact.
* On the DVD release of ''Saludos Amigos'', during the segment "El Gaucho Goofy", they remove a scene where Goofy smokes a cigarette.
** Similarly, on the DVD release for ''Melody Time'', they removed all scenes of Pecos Bill smoking a cigarette.
* In Thailand, depictions of smoking are censored on TV, such as on ''TheSimpsons'' [[http://www.2bangkok.com/2bangkok/Simpsons/SimpsonsSmoking.shtml]]. Yet apparently, bubble pipes are inappropriate, but opium pipes are OK.
* Some networks that air WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry remove scenes where the duo smoke cigars and cigarettes.
* Lampshaded in ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'': [[spoiler: [[ItMakesSenseInContext A Wax version of Groucho Marx questions why he's not holding anything after making a Groucho-style witty comment]], whereas the real Groucho Marx often had a cigar in hand during such moments.]]
* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E25TwilightsKingdomPart1 Twilights Kingdom Part 1]]'', Discord's corncob pipe blows bubbles instead of smoke.
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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* Smoker ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin who smokes,]] [[MeaningfulName naturally]]) from ''Manga/OnePiece'' may be an exception, although his age is apparently not mentioned.
** He definitely is (at least in the anime): we see him as a kid in a flashback where he saw Gold Roger's execution, and he stated this was 22 years ago. In fact, he's apparently 34.
** In the [[FourKidsEntertainment 4Kids!]] [[{{Macekre}} dub]] though, Smoker's two cigars are removed, leaving him with an odd facial expression while missing two teeth (as he is no cigars clamped between his gritted teeth), the cigars on his bandoleers were removed, and he was even renamed to Captain Chaser. There's still smoke, but it's supposed to be a side-effect of his devil fruit, yet when he's locked in the cage that cancels out Devil Fruit powers he STILL HAS THE CLOUDS OF SMOKE.
** Funimation has said the broadcast version would still have the cigars, they just wouldn't be lit (and the DVD versions will not even have this edit).
* Seventeen-year-old Mamimi smokes in ''Anime/{{FLCL}}'', although she's portrayed as a somewhat troubled character. And it's an {{OVA}} anyway, so censors aren't a problem.
** When broadcast in English on Creator/AdultSwim, the cigarettes were in not censored (or changed into a lollipop like the picture).
* A few characters are seen smoking in ''GreatTeacherOnizuka''. In the manga almost all the male students smoke and a few girls also.
* In ''Manga/LoveHina'', Seta does, in fact, smoke all the time; this makes the Haruka example even odder.
* Saki from ''{{Genshiken}}'' is in her late teens and is seen smoking in her first appearance.
** She does give it up though after she accidentally sets fire to a massive pile of manga and doujin. She has nightmares about it afterwards, too. Afterwards, you never see her smoking again; nobody really seems to comment on it, though.
* The mid-to-late teen protagonists of ''HotGimmick'' go to a club and buy lots of alcohol, although the series [[LampshadeHanging hangs a winking lampshade]] on it, with sarcastically phrased narration bubbles constantly imploring "don't mean to nag, but teenagers shouldn't be drinking alcohol".
* Wolfwood from ''{{Trigun}}'' smokes like a chimney, and always has a dogend in his mouth in all of his appearances.
* Several characters on ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'' are seen smoking, though many of them are implied to be of legal age to do so. The ''[[HighSchoolAU Ginpachi-sensei]]'' omake chapters spoof this with Ginpachi's cigarette actually being a lollipop with a smoking stick (oddly, though, the JUMP Festa OVA version actually kept it as a cigarette.)
* Admittedly only a manga example, where censorship is obviously less prevalent, but still a rather amusing one. In ''[[{{Yotsubato}} Yotsuba&!]]'', Torako is a friend of Asagi's who regularly smokes. When we first meet her formally, Yotsuba tells her that her father says smoking is bad, and then asks Torako why she smokes. Torako simply replies "Because I wanna." Yotsuba immediately considers her [[CoolBigSis really cool]].
** On the Japanese Wikipedia, that Torako smokes is cited as a reason to believe she and Asagi are at least 20 years old.
* Several characters in ''SpiritedAway'', including bathhouse owner Yubaba and a [[TalkingAnimal frogman]] smoke, and it was kept. For one thing, it adds to the theme of the bathhouse being [[DysfunctionJunction filled with people with character flaws]], and none of the characters who do so are attractive enough to make smoking look cool.
** ''PorcoRosso'' also smokes copiously; incidentally, he also has [[HeyItsThatVoice the same voice actor as Chihiro's father]].
* Averted in Manga/FullmetalAlchemist with Jean Havoc, hero and chain smoker.
** After seeing the things he goes through with Mustang, can you really blame him?
** It should also be noted that the mangaka made him a smoker ''for the express reason'' that [[spoiler:it would give him a reason to be carrying the lighter necessary for Roy's pwnage of Lust.]]
* A fifteen year old offers the WholesomeCrossdresser protagonist of ''WanderingSon'' a cigarette while lighting up (''in (a) church''); the protagonist politely refuses.
** One of the adult characters is also noted to smoke. It doesn't help that one of the mangaka's former manga involved a ''[[TroublingUnchildlikeBehaviour ten year old]]'' smoker.
* The {{landlady}} in ''HidamariSketch'' ''is'' often seen to smoke, to a semi-OnceAnEpisode degree.
* ''Manga/SoulEater'''s Professor Stein can be seen smoking in just about every episode he's in, which is a lot considering he's a main character. [[ChainsawGood Giriko]] is a heavy drinker AND smoker. Some of the [[MonsterOfTheWeek monsters of the week]] are seen smoking, too.
* Tyki Mikk and Cross Marian in Manga/DGrayman are both chain smokers. Tyki's a villain, but Cross is at least partially heroic.
* Fee Carmichael from ''{{Planetes}}'' is a habitual smoker, but is generally unable to because oxygen is a precious commodity on space stations and space ships, so she has to do so in either a special smoking room or the little booth she constructed in the Debris Section office. She still manages to smoke every so often.
** One cigarette uses at most the same amount of oxygen as 10 Cal of food does - you're physically unable to smoke because the tobacco turns into flashpaper in high oxygen environs. (and fire hazards and delicate equipment too)
* Midou Ban from both the manga and anime of ''GetBackers'' -- while they toned down his LovableSexManiac tendencies heavily for the anime, they certainly kept the smoking. Not to mention he's specifically underage in the manga (18; Japan's legal age on drinking/smoking/voting is 20).
* See that guy in the picture over on the SmokingIsCool page? His name is [[Anime/CowboyBebop Spike Spiegel]]. Say hi.
* Jigen from ''Franchise/LupinIII'' is a chain smoker. Other characters including Lupin himself and Inspector Zenigata are partial to the occasional cigarette. Fujiko also occasionally lights up, and often does the requisite sexy pose. And a number of villains have been seen smoking nasty cigars.
* Despite its undeserved reputation as a bowlderised anime, there were numerous scenes of characters lighting up in ''Anime/{{Robotech}}''. Captain Gloval, Roy Fokker, Admiral Hayes, Rolf Emerson, and Lunk are main characters who have all lit up onscreen. In one Macross Saga episode, a Zentraedi was explicitly seen enjoying a Zentraedi sized cigarette commenting: "Hmmm....You Micronians live well.". 1985 was clearly a time when the No tobacco/alchohol rule was observed by American cartoons so the fact that these scenes were left intact was miraculous.
* When ''Anime/ScienceNinjaTeamGatchaman'' was translated to ''G-Force: Guardians of Space'', several instances of Evil Smoking were kept.
** In episode #83, "Web of Danger", the web master's cigarette was a (smokeable) gadget in disguise, so avoiding No Smoking kept the plot intact.
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[[folder:Film]]
* ''Film/ThankYouForSmoking'':
** Though we see a few smoke-filled rooms, we ''never actually see anyone smoke'', even though the protagonist's life is ironically ''saved'' by his hardcore habit. His high tolerance saved him from what would have otherwise been a lethal dose of nicotine patches at the hands of a WellIntentionedExtremist.
** Subverted in a deleted scene soon after the incident in question, where the main character is told he can never smoke again without severe risks, as a side effect. He picks up a cigarette, puts it to his mouth - and instantaneously falls unconscious before being able to light up. (The scene's deletion borderlines on LampshadeHanging a very intentional gag.)
* Averted in the recent DVD release for ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}''. While other Disney animated films have censored smoking scenes in recent releases, Pinocchio has probably the most smoking in a Disney film, with nearly all the characters, with the exceptions of Jimminy Cricket, Figaro, Cleo, Monstro, and the Blue Fairy, smoking at least once; this is probably because it's more or less portrayed in a bad light.
** Disney may not censor all smoking scenes in classic animated films. However, they do often put in [=PSA=]s before the film in which movie footage is edited and reused as part of a short anti-smoking [=PSA=]. Two Examples (starring ''Disney/OneHundredAndOneDalmatians and ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'' can be found [[http://disney.go.com/crreport/products/content/smokinginfilms.html here.]]
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* Bill in ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'' smokes a cigarette even when he's kicking some zombie ass. Even if he gets killed in the game, the cigarette never leaves his mouth, although it doesn't stay lit when he dies. In the No Mercy campaign, Bill will say "That's a crock of shit!" when he spots a no smoking sign. The teaser trailer for The Sacrifice DLC shows Bill lighting up a cigarette and offers Zoey some. In the comic version of The Sacrifice, Bill is seen lighting up a molotov with his cigarette to take down a Tank that is aproaching the bridge.
* Somehow, ''{{Faxanadu}}'' managed to slip by Nintendo's incredibly stringent censorship policies of yesteryear, as plenty of [=NPCs=], such as the keymakers, can be seen smoking in the towns you visit.
* In ''VideoGame/{{Bully}}'' a couple students and a few staff members can be seen smoking in some areas.
* In ''VideoGame/MonsterRancher 2,'' the Kato monster species was {{Bowdlerized}} from drinking lots of sake to having an obsession with drinking... olive oil. However, many monsters in that game can request that you buy them an item unique to their species... and the Kato's is still cigarettes.
* In ''VideoGame/WonderBoyIIITheDragonsTrap'', the shopkeepers smoke cigarettes.
* In ''SpaceQuest IV'', the Monolith Burger owner throws a cigar out with Roger after firing him. [[ChekhovsGun Its smoke is later used]] to navigate a LaserHallway.
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