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Getting Crap Past the Radar
When you see it...

The stuff they're gettin' away with on kids' shows these days...
Yakko Warner, Animaniacs

Getting Crap Past the Radar refers to instances when a writer, artist or other creator puts inappropriate content into their material that would be shocking not only to the Media Watchdogs and Moral Guardians, but to everyone else. Often, what makes it shocking is not the specific content, but that it is out of keeping with its context. Most examples are found in materials aimed at children or shows alleging to be family-friendly. And there are times when creators will do this even when they don't have to, simply because it's funnier than being blatantly vulgar.

Compare to Parental Bonus, which is what most of the jokes that get past the radar are. Contrast with Defying The Censors, in which the creators actually fight to have their controversial work be shown to the masses. See also Crosses the Line Twice (which is often the end result of excessive Getting Crap Past The Radar or slipping by blatantly inappropriate content).


Examples:


Genre SavvyPt/Índice de TraduçãoGilligan Cut
Genre SavvyJustForFun/Tropes of LegendGilligan Cut
Defying The CensorsCensorship TropesCensor Decoy
Genre ThrowbackThe Millennium Age of AnimationHuman-Focused Adaptation
Bilingual BonusSeries/Citizen KhanButt Monkey
Unfortunate ImplicationsOverdosed TropesNot So Different
From the Mouths of BabesSubverted InnocenceGirl Scouts Are Evil
Fusion DanceImageSource/ArtGhibli Hills
Foregone ConclusionAdministrivia/No Real Life Examples, Please!Gonk

alternative title(s): Getting Crap Past The Censors; Get Crap Past The Radar; Crap Getting Past The Radar; Radar; Radar
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