This episode has some intense final scenes. It might be scary for younger viewers.
Ladies and gentlemen
Welcome to the disclaimer
That's right, the disclaimer
This American apple pie
Known as parental discretion
Will cleanse any sense of innuendo or sarcasm
from the lyrics that might actually make you think
and will also insult your intelligence at the same time
So, protect your family!
This album contains explicit depictions
of things which are real.
These real things are commonly known as life
So if it sounds sarcastic, don't take it seriously.
If it sounds dangerous Do Not Try This at Home
or at all.
And if it offends you Just. Don't. Listen to it
The BBC would like to announce that the next scene is not considered suitable for family viewing. It contains scenes of violence, involving people's heads and arms getting chopped off, their ears nailed to trees, and their toenails pulled out in slow motion. There are also scenes of naked women with floppy breasts, and also at one point you can see a pair of buttocks and there's another bit where I'll swear you can see everything, but my friend says it's just the way he's holding the spear. Because of the unsuitability of the scene, the BBC will be replacing it with a scene from a repeat of Gardening Club
"How do you do? Mr. Carl Laemmle feels it would be a little unkind to present this picture without just a word of friendly warning. We're about to unfold the story of Frankenstein, a man of science who sought to create a man after his own image without reckoning upon God. It is one of the strangest tales ever told. It deals with the two great mysteries of creation: life and death. I think it will thrill you. It may shock you. It might even horrify you. So if any of you feel that you do not care to subject your nerves to such a strain, now is your chance to, uh... Well, we've warned you." "Warning: It's I Spit On Your Grave!" This presentation contains certain scenes that may be too intense for young children. Parental Discretion is Advised.
— Jerry Bishop
reading from the Disney Channel
content warning screen used when they ran movies or shows that might not be suitable for young children during the 1980's and early 1990's
The following movie / program / feature has been rated G by the Motion Picture Association of America. The following movie / program / feature has been rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America. Parental Guidance is Suggested. The following movie / program / feature has been rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America. Some material may be inappropriate for young children. Parents may wish to consider whether it should be viewed by those under 13. The following movie / program / feature has been rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America. It is intended for mature audiences. Parents may wish to consider whether it should be viewed by children under 17. *Insert network name* will show this feature only at night. The following movie has been rated NC-17 for No Children Under 17 by the Motion Picture Association of America. It is intended for adults only. This presentation should not be viewed by children under 17. And *Insert network name* will show this movie only at night. The following movie / program / feature has not been rated by the motion picture association of America.note
— Warnings used for the American premium cable networks, and some pay-per-view networks.note
Now might be a good time to tell you all about the Motion Picture Association of America's fascinating rating system. Now, if a family wants to see a movie and it's rated G, then everyone can go: Mom, and Dad, and Buffy and Jody and Grandma and Grandpa and even Sergeant Scruffy! If it's PG, then there might be something unsuitable for young or sensitive viewers, in which case Buffy might have to stay home. Along with Grandma, who didn't want to go to the movies anyway. Now, if the movie's rated PG-13, it might have some material in there that mommy and daddy might not like, uh, some of the young kids to see, so Jody might just have to go home. Bye-bye, Jody! Now if the movie's rated R, then it's going to contain some a-dult material, in which case, Dad, who's got a lazy tummy, will probably want to stay home. But if the movie's rated NC-17 that means kids can't get in; only a-dults can get in. Mom doesn't want to see a-dult movies. But Grandpa was in the army, and he's not bothered very much, and so he decides to stay. Along with Sergeant Scruffy, who's just a dumb dog anyway.
on his MPAA rating systemnote
''The following film is rated G: Entertainment for the entire family."
—Family Channel (Canada)
immediately before the majority of films they ran from about 1999 to 2010
And remember: Building a robot is extremely dangerous, and should not be attempted without great care. British Columbia may have stumbled onto something. There were no complaints about the BC ratings system because it was spelled out more clearly than most. Parents weren't lost in confusion about which letters stood for what. Nature did the work for them. If you slap a dangerous animal on there, the message is clear. This is how we can make better ratings systems in America: mascots. If there's a shark silhouette on Lollipop Chainsaw, a snake on Bridesmaids and a tarantula in the corner of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, there's no confusion there. They know to stay away! "Good evening. I want to thank Ross Roberts and Ford Division for their exceptional commitment to tonight's telecast. It's a tribute to everyone at Ford and its thousands of employees. And I want to thank Warren Littlefield and Don Ohlmeyer of NBC for devoting their schedule tonight to bring this film to the largest audience it will ever have. But first, I want you, and especially parents, to know that
Schindler's List is more explicit and more graphic than anything you may have seen before on network television. I made the film for this and future generations so that they would know and never forget that six million Jews were murdered in the Holocaust and that history cannot be denied. I could not be honest to that history, or to the memories of its victims, without depictions of violence and suffering. So, while every parent should make a judgement for their own family, I do not personally believe this is a film for the very young. My younger children, for example, of elementary school age have still not seen
Schindler's List. If they were of high school age, I would want them to. When the film was released, there was overwhelming support that it should be seen by high schools, and it was shown in theaters free to nearly two million students through the cooperation of this nation's governors. So, tonight, in your homes, you will experience the story of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman, a member of the Nazi party, a womanizer and a war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews. And now,
"Good evening. I'm Bob Iger, president of The Walt Disney Company. Tonight, we're privileged to present the broadcast premiere of
Saving Private Ryan, produced by DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures, and directed by Steven Spielberg. This film has been honored as one of the great cinematic achievements of our time. World War II veterans have also praised its achievement in accurately depicting powerful images of war. The film you're about to see is the same version presented in theaters. Its strong language and R-rated content have not been edited for television. Therefore, it is for mature audiences and not appropriate for children, especially considering the graphic images younger audiences were exposed to on September 11th. However, for the majority of viewers, this is an extraordinary tribute to a generation of ordinary Americans who rose to the challenge and secured our freedom. They inspired us then and they inspire us now. And now,
Saving Private Ryan."
"Okay, before the next round, I have to say a brief word to listeners of a nervous disposition." [Beat] "BOO!" This game is not suitable for children or those who are easily disturbed. ""The Screaming Skull" is a motion picture that reaches its climax in shocking horror. It's impact is so terrifying that it may have an unforeseen effect. It may *kill* you!" "The following feature is one of the most violent films ever made. There are at least two dozen scenes of barbaric torture and sadistic cruelty graphically shown. If the presentation of disgusting and repulsive subject matter upsets you, please do not view this film."