Wow. You're probably right. I guess a warning is like chicken soup for colds--it doesn't hurt, especially in this day and age. G. Cindy --- Evan Reese <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I didn't hear on the news story that they were > pressured into putting in the > disclaimer, although they may have been covering > themselves to prevent such > objections from arising. Rather, I got the > impression that the people who > are responsible for the show believe that if some of > the situations and > actions that were in the show at its beginnings were > in it now, there would > be strong protests; hence, the warning. Things that > were considered harmless > or at least acceptable in one generation change over > time. Just look at the > whole issue of the portrayal of smoking in movies > and cartoons over the past > few decades. Hannah Barbera said some time ago that > it will cut smoking > scenes out of its old cartoons. With Sesame Street, > apparently, one problem > the people doing the show now have with those early > shows is that the view > is that kids imitate what they see, so you can't > have Cookie Monster setting > a bad example for youngsters of how to eat. > > Evan > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Grandma Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2007 12:24 AM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Sesame Street & > Monica > > > > Those must be the same people who want to ban > certain > > books. > > > > G. Cindy > > > > --- Evan Reese <mentat1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > >> I don't remember everything, but part of it has > to > >> do with a closet gay > >> couple living in a dingy basement apartment, and > >> another objection is the > >> Cookie Monster gorging on all that unhealthy > >> fattening food. I'm really not > >> kidding about either of those! > >> > >> Evan > >> > >> ----- Original Message ----- > >> From: Monica Willyard > >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > >> Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2007 8:31 PM > >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: OT: Sesame Street > & > >> Monica > >> > >> > >> Oh no! You have got to be kidding. What > happened? > >> Did Big Bird swear when > >> Oscar flipped his trash can lid? Unbelievable! > >> > >> Monica Willyard > >> > >> Evan Reese wrote: > >> I heard a news item yesterday about a DVD > >> release of some of the > >> earliest episodes in which there is a disclaimer > >> that some material may not > >> be suitable for children! Really, I'm not > kidding. > >> > >> Evan > >> > >> > > > > > > > > > > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ > > Be a better sports nut! Let your teams follow you > > with Yahoo Mobile. Try it now. > > > http://mobile.yahoo.com/sports;_ylt=At9_qDKvtAbMuh1G1SQtBI7ntAcJ > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email > to > > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the > subject line. To get a list > > of available commands, put the word 'help' by > itself in the subject line. > > > > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Get easy, one-click access to your favorites. Make Yahoo! your homepage. http://www.yahoo.com/r/hs To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.