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Sunday, July 05, 2015

TV Land pulls Dukes Of Hazzard reruns

When we last left the Duke boys, they were mid-jump in what looked like an inescapable situation. Friends, let’s see how that turns out for ol’ Bo and Luke…

In the latest case of “ I don’t think you understand the real problem,” TV Land has stopped airing its twice-daily reruns of The Dukes Of Hazzard in light of the recent controversy surrounding the Confederate flag. Yes, the flag is still flying down in South Carolina, but third-shift workers who want to watch a little “hicksploitation” in the afternoon are out of luck.

According to TV Line, “this move follows a decision by Warner Bros. to cease anyDukes merchandising deals involving the Confederate flag.” The treasonous battle flag had been emblazoned on the roof of the Duke boys’ orange 1969 Dodge Charger, affectionately called the General Lee. But now that Warner Bros. has ceased licensing any Dukes merchandise involving the flag, models and toys of the famous muscle car are going to be hard to come by, even at your local Winn-Dixie.

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25 comments:

Anonymous said...

This is totally ridiculous....

Anonymous said...

Oh good gosh. RIDICULOUS!!

Tina said...

Okay now this is getting to be just a little crazy. I can truly understand why some are offended, but it seems that everything is offending everyone these days. If that's the case, then I am offended by all movies that label Italians as mob members or "Dirty Italians"! Now will all those movies be banned? (I am really being sarcastic, I'm not offended) Just saying......

Steve said...

The drug crazed terrorist has won, and the sheeple are ready to be told to get on the train that will take them to "safety". No more need to work, we can all get free "vacations" on Amtrak trains that will take us to Disney World, or...somewhere "nice".

Socialism is here!

Anonymous said...

This makes no sense. I have never heard any of my black friends say this show offends them. But these stations that show classic tv show reruns think it's ok to run "All in the Family" with all the racial slurs on it? I could go on about other shows (past and present day) but I won't. This world is backwards and mixed up.

Anonymous said...

Stupid, just plain stupid. There was never anything racist about that show.

Anonymous said...

STUPID.

Anonymous said...

BOYCOTT them..

Anonymous said...

These days the minority complain and the majority are told to go 'sit in the back of the bus'! So where is this equality they keep screaming for but only manage to further bigotry and racism by their actions!

Anonymous said...

It is so ridiculous and anyone who is insulted by a flag is a complete and utter moron. I wish all these people who are so easily offended would just put a gun to their heads and pull the trigger and put themselves and us out of their misery. The country would be better off without whimps with no backbones. They serve no useful purpose.

Anonymous said...

These constant attacks on free speech will soon be addressed.

Anonymous said...

Shame on you ignorant white people for allowing this to happen to the Confederate Battle flag and Southern heritage.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
This makes no sense. I have never heard any of my black friends say this show offends them. But these stations that show classic tv show reruns think it's ok to run "All in the Family" with all the racial slurs on it? I could go on about other shows (past and present day) but I won't. This world is backwards and mixed up.

July 1, 2015 at 4:18 PM

I love All in the Family so suck it up Cupcake!!

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
These days the minority complain and the majority are told to go 'sit in the back of the bus'! So where is this equality they keep screaming for but only manage to further bigotry and racism by their actions!

July 1, 2015 at 5:44 PM

The minority didn't complain. Nikki Haley and Mitt Romney started this shit then all you ignorant white people jumped on that bandwagon!!

Concerned Retiree said...

You can thank OBAMA and ERIC HOLDER two of the biggest Anti - American Racist. They are worse than Sharpton. New Black Panthers, Nation of Islam and the rest of this group.

Jim said...

Time to Boycott TV Land! While I agree many think its a silly show, It was one of my favorites as a kid. Hardly any violence or sex... a good clean show that is rare today. And had good car chases! TV Land is making a huge mistake. As someone else pointed out... All in the Family was a lot more racist!! Will anyone dare ban that?

Anonymous said...

try taking down a rainbow flag, a black panther flag, an isis flag, or any other flag freak flag flying at the white house and see what happens

Anonymous said...

I'm getting Black Fatigue. I am so sick and tired of all their excuses. All this worry about a darn flag and all the while they are shooting and killing each other up right and left.
History and current statistics have proven that the only thing blacks have to fear are each other. Racism hasn't killed or maimed anywhere near the number of blacks that other blacks have.

Anonymous said...

I'm glad you like it, so do I! But I ain't your cupcake. LOL. :-)

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
try taking down a rainbow flag, a black panther flag, an isis flag, or any other flag freak flag flying at the white house and see what happens

July 1, 2015 at 7:44 PM

You people keep forgetting the racist red, black and green flag.

Anonymous said...

4:02, You are soooo right, just a matter of time, its all being set up now

Anonymous said...

The Comedy Channel produces very little that is not repugnant... let's start picking Cable Tv to pieces.. I say we start with MSNBC and the tax evading bigot felon they allow free reign ..

Anonymous said...

Were I an advertising manager supporting "Dukes of Hazzard", I'd take this as a slap in the face. The network would hear me and feel my angst financially to be sure.

Anonymous said...

Now the idiot that paid over $100,000 for the original General Lee is going to paint over the Confederate Flag.

Shiite Catholic said...

ISIS kidnaps female school children, (Virgins) for sexual slavery and "surgery" to make them virgins again, but, we're not protesting that, now, are we?

Any Confederate flag wavers out there doing the same?

Anyone trying to tear down the ISIS flag"

Al-Quaida flags? Hamas flags?


Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!