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Is ‘The Simpsons’ A Show For Children? FCC Complaints Leaked

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Quite a few people who watch The Simpsons have problems with its content to the point of filing formal FCC complaints, as revealed in documents collected by Governmentattic.org and posted on Gawker.

Many of the objections center around concern that children might be negatively influenced. One viewer asserts that parents allow kids “as young as 4” to watch it. Sure, The Simpsons is a cartoon about a family, but does that its content and humor is clearly not meant for children. That said, there are cartoons for kids (Courage the Cowardly Dog, anyone?) that have far more disturbing fare than Homer’s naked backside.

In which nudity is NEVER OKAY:

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In which the viewer composed a poem?

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In which The Simpsons should be sensitive to religious folk:
(I’m offended that this viewer didn’t bother to capitalize “bible”!)

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