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MTV in Mexico pulled an episode of South Park on Monday night because it didn't have the necessary government permission to show the Mexican flag featured in the cartoon. According to the BBC, 'Pinewood Derby' provoked "keen interest" south of the border when it aired in the US in 2009. The episode has a Mexican president, …

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Spider sense....tingling...

Something tells me this had little to do with the flag...

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Meh...

The episode's main plot device is culturally specific anyway. It loses something when you spend the first half of the cartoon trying to work out what the heck they're on about!

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IT Angle

Lack of freedom of speech south of the border

no doubt criticism of the government doesn't get far either.

but do remind me of the IT angle...

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(Written by Reg staff)

Re: Lack of freedom of speech south of the border

*weeps*

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Paris Hilton

/facepalm

Paris, cause even she gets it.

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Lack of freedom of speech south of the border

If you want an IT angle please get out of Odds & Sods.

Honestly what is up with you? Do you feel some need to share your lack of comprehension with everybody? Does showing yourself up in some way make you feel better about yourself?

Come back when you understand the meaning of humour.

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there, there...

There, there Ms Bee, it's alright - have a large hot chocolate laced with Baileys and everything will be fine.

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Re: Lack of freedom of speech south of the border

Also North of the border. I understand there are some rather restrictive rules about what you can and cannot do with the american flag.

http://senate.gov/reference/resources/pdf/RL30243.pdf

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I insist

that she drops that flag immediately.

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Thus

revealing said angles

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not funny

Used to laugh at South Park but it really dropped the ball on the financial crisis.

So much material ripe for cruel lampooning ,but last season sucked ass for the first time ever.

Maybe they only laugh at other 'loser' countries now that the jokes on them.

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Re: not funny

They covered the economy in 2009 and won an Emmy for it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaritaville_(South_Park)

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"Babyfarx McGeezax?!...

"...Space cash?! How stupid ARE you people?!"

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Queef sisters

I thought the Queef Sisters episode was a classic. You can never have too many fart jokes.

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Education

I've learned something today....

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What a sad bunch of losers

They *fined* her for hugging their flag? Jeez, what do they do when somebody does something BAD to it?

And yeah, she can hug me any time....

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