My kids are watching the new Muppet Show and it is HILARIOUS. Literally cried laughing this morning watching Fozzie interview @Sethrogen.

Posting this for no reason (*cough* Fox News *cough*).
And also, OF COURSE there should be content warnings on the old episodes. OF COURSE there should.

By the way, they should also be put on ever Despicable movie and Kung Fu Panda and a mountain of others.

No problem with that at all.
And the *new* series is GREAT.
I talk to my kids about this sort of shit all the time. Why anyone would have a problem with a content warning is BEYOND me.

(white supremacy objects to people objecting to stereotyping and racism. that's what Fox is doing.)
(being white supremacist. as always.)
(And also, of course I explained to my kids that babies should not be allowed to play with swords or thrown off a table by a stuffed bear. That interview is still fucking awesome.)

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Don’t do it.
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