Wednesday, June 22, 2016

[exfuzqhm] Getting shit past the censors

Create a TV show depicting behind the scenes of producing another (perhaps fictional) TV show, and in particular the behind-the-scenes discussion of providing the audience with the entertainment they crave (to make the most money) but obliging the legal, political, and moral censors.

In the past with the Hays Code: (implied) premarital sex was permitted so long as it was depicted as bad, that the characters doing it suffered punishment in the plot.

Modern similar example: (implied) child pornography depicted only as bad -- the criminals who do it getting punished -- on Law & Order SVU, but indirectly satiating that demand.

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