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Family Guy is a show for adults that references things like sex all the time, so most of those examples probably wouldn't qualify, but the "Cleveland steamer" one might.
Edited by Lymantria on Jul 24th 2019 at 4:34:43 AM
Thoughts on SpongeBob SquarePants? There was a lot of shoehorning here until I cleaned it up, but I'm still unsure about some examples.
Well, the seven dirty words joke falls under Parental Bonus, and the Albanian dub would have the episode title as "Ju mut!", not "U shit!"
For ComicBook.El Deafo:
Edited by Playing_with_boy on Aug 12th 2019 at 4:15:11 AM
From the description of But Not Too Evil. Is is this a correct usage?
To be fair, one of the oldest ways of Getting Crap Past the Radar is to create a Magnificent Bastard who outsmarts everyone, is much cooler than the heroes, and lives a life of (vividly described) debauchery, but gets killed in the last five minutes. Then the creators appease the Moral Guardians by saying, "Hey, he loses. That proves that all the debauchery and lying we showed isn't something you root for." (Goes at least as far back as Don Giovanni.) After Moral Guardians realize they've been hoaxed this way, they become paranoid and assume that any villain who succeeds at all is a case of Getting Crap Past the Radar.
Umm, that seems like navel gazing. Are there actual examples?
So apparently the Simpsons' radar page was scrapped for not having a radar to get past. Should the same apply to the Family Guy one, then?
I wouldn't say that it's doesn't have a radar, just that as a show explicitly aimed at delivering shock-value humor to adults on a network with relatively permissive standards, Family Guy would have to go above and beyond to truly have been said to have gotten "past" it. On a cursory glance, I don't see anything on Radar.Family Guy that qualifies.
The "Oedipussy" bit could count as a Discussed example, although even that's more a case of Leaning on the Fourth Wall.
Edited by HighCrate on Aug 21st 2019 at 2:28:53 AM
Does that include the "Cleveland steamer" example?
I missed that one. Considering it's got actual Word of God backup that the creators are surprised the censors didn't catch it (and why they didn't), it can probably stay, although I don't personally consider it any worse than any number of other innuendos the show's made.
Edited by HighCrate on Aug 21st 2019 at 2:35:57 AM
Just a flyby heads-up as I am not sure if this thread covers it but while looking something up I noticed that the description for Vomit Discretion Shot says:
Is this a valid use?
No, no it is not.
The full paragraph, if it helps any:
Linking to Like You Would Really Do It is a sinkhole, in any case.
Would changing the beginning to "Often done as a way of appeasing Moral Guardians" and removing sinkhole do or would deleting the entire thing be better?
Radar.Duck Tales 2017 has some misuse.
" I missed that one. Considering it's got actual Word of God backup that the creators are surprised the censors didn't catch it (and why they didn't), it can probably stay, although I don't personally consider it any worse than any number of other innuendos the show's made." - High Crate
So... should the Family Guy radar page then be limited to the Cleveland steamer example, then? Sounds like the creator's own take on it constitutes a good reason for it to stand out above the rest.
If it's only one example, it can just go on the main work page.
So does that mean the Family Guy radar page should be scrapped, then?
I would say so. Move the one valid entry to the main work page, cutlist the GCPTR subpage.
A few examples from Sunset Boulevard
How do I cutlist it?
On the menu on the right, under the "Resources" section, expand the "Tools" category, then select "Cut List".
Or be lazy and just follow this link.
Radar.Regular Show has a lot of legit use, but also some that sound like someone is just shoehorning examples into every episode.
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