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Morph under fire for stream of racist expletives

why didn't anyone stop him years ago?Claymation character Morph, popularised by the children’s TV art show Take Hart, was today embroiled in a row over racism on the BBC. Though his words are commonly thought of as unintelligible babble, many are now accusing him of spewing an unbroken stream of racist expletives from the 1970s to the present.

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Posted: May 8th, 2014
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Payday lender told to drop ‘Money Fairy’ from Ads

Broadcasting Standards Watchdog Ofcom have instructed payday loan company Moola to drop the character of Molly The Magical Money Fairy from television commercials aired during Children’s TV.

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Posted: Nov 20th, 2013
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Live Peppa Pig ‘lacked nuanced characterisation of animated TV original’, claims Sam, 3

and where was the car with no seatbelts?A live appearance by Peppa Pig at Maidstone Arndale Centre was greeted with scepticism and mild hostility by the pre-school children in attendance, after she allegedly ‘failed to fully realise an authentic voice’ for the leading even-toed ungulate.

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Posted: Oct 15th, 2010
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