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This is an incomplete (and constantly growing) list of television series that have been censored.

UK CensorshipEdit

ITVEdit

Pick TVEdit

  • Futurama- Swear words were removed in order to make it more family friendly.

Sky 1Edit

  • Arrow- Violence was toned down.
  • Futurama- Violence was toned down and some language was removed.
  • King of the Hill- Some episodes were banned due to their violent content.
  • Simpsons- Violence was toned down and some language was removed.
  • South Park- Some episodes were banned due to the episodes being controversial.

Jetix UKEdit

  • Shaman King- Violence was toned down, religious references were removed and blood was digitally removed.

BBC UKEdit

E4Edit

  • Big Bang Theory- Strong language and drug references was removed from the show and sexuality was toned down.

Channel 4Edit

  • 100 (TV show) - Violence was toned down.
  • Angel- Violence was toned down.
  • Agents of Shield- Violence was toned down.
  • Big Bang Theory- Strong language and drug references was removed from the show and sexuality was toned down.
  • Friends- Language was toned down.
  • Futurama- Violence was toned down, sexuality was toned down and some language was removed.
  • Simpsons- Some adult humor and language was removed and sexuality was toned down.
  • Smallville- Violence was toned down.

Syfy UKEdit

Cartoon Network UKEdit

  • Adventure Time- Scenes that shows reckless violence were removed, sexuality was toned down and language was toned down.
  • Regular Show- Scenes that shows reckless violence were removed, sexuality was toned down and language was toned down.
  • Steven Universe- Nudity, sexuality and violence was removed.
  • Teen Titans Go!- Violence was toned down and scenes that had suggestive dialogue or suggestive scenes were removed.

BBFCEdit

  • Angelic Layer- acommentary track was trimmed to remove the word 'retard' in order to receive a PG certificate.
  • Braceface- (volume 4) - A use of the word 'spaz' was removed in order to receive a PG certificate.
  • Gunbuster- (episode 2) - 36 seconds of sexualized nudity/imagery cut in order to receive a PG certificate.
  • Guyver- (episode 12) - Unknown 20 seconds of cuts made to receive a 15 certificate.
  • Lizzie McGuire- (volume 2) - Scenes of children electrocuting adults cut in order to receive a U certificate.
  • Street Fighter V- (volumes 1 and 2) - Cuts made to strong violence in order to receive a 12 certificate.
  • Urusei Yatsura- (volume 4) - Scene involving nunchucks removed in order to receive a PG certificate.

Nicktoons UKEdit

  • Harvey Beaks- One of the episode had a scene cut due to it show reckless behavior, and three of the episodes in the first season were banned.
  • Spongebob Squarepants- The show was edited for younger viewers.
  • The Loud House- The show was made more family friendly.

Nickelodeon UKEdit

Fox UKEdit

Latin America CensorshipEdit

Cartoon Network Latin AmericaEdit

Steven Universe- Nudity, violence and sexuality was removed. Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race- The show was made more family friendly.

Disney XD Latin AmericaEdit

France CensorshipEdit

Boing FranceEdit

Toonami FranceEdit

USA CensorshipEdit

A&EEdit

  • Sopranos- Nudity was removed, sexuality was toned down, violence was toned down and profanity was removed.

CWEdit

  • Reign- Sexuality was toned down.

The NogginEdit

  • Daria- Swear words were removed, sexual innuendo was removed and the show was made more family friendly.

WGNEdit

  • Cops- Strong language and nudity was censored.

Fox KidsEdit

  • Beast Wars- Violence was toned down.
  • Cybersix- Violence was toned down, and the show was made more family friendly.
  • Digimon Adventure- Nudity and alcoholic references were removed, and violence was toned down.
  • Digimon Tamers- Alcoholic references were removed, and violence was toned down.
  • Escaflowne- Violence was toned down.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures- One episode was banned to due alcohol use.
  • Transformers: Robots in Disguise- One of the episodes was pulled from reruns due to the 9/11 attacks, and violence was toned down.
  • Silver Surfer- In the comics Thanos loves lady death, in the show lady death is changed to lady chaos this is due to the show not being allowed to say the word death.
  • X-Men- The dark phoenix saga is censored, in the comics when the phoenix destroys a solar system everyone in it dies. In the cartoon no one lives in that solar system. The show tones down the comics material.

Toon DisneyEdit

Disney XDEdit

  • Doraemon- The show was made more family friendly.
  • Naruto Shippuden- The show was censored due to the Disney XD wanting a PG-TV rating.
  • Yo-Kai Watch- The show was censored due to the Disney XD wanting it to be more family friendly.

Discovery ChannelEdit

  • Colony- Strong language was bleeped out.

StarzEdit

  • Black Sails - When the Pilot was released on YouTube it was censored due to the show targeting a TV-14 rating. As a result Strong language and nudity was removed.
  • Spartacus- Graphic sex scenes were removed

AMCEdit

  • Breaking Bad- Nudity was blurred, and the words "Fuck" and "Shit" were muted and the TV broadcast.
  • Preacher- The word "Fuck" was muted.

Comedy CentralEdit

  • Drawn Together- Nudity and strong language were censored on the TV broadcast, the DVD is uncensored.
  • Futurama- Strong language is censored on both the TV broadcast and the DVD, was censored in order to get a TV-14 rating.
  • Reno 911!- Strong language are bleeped out on the TV broadcast, but the DVD is uncensored.
  • South Park - The words "Fuck" and "Shit" were bleeped out on the TV broadcast, one of the episodes was banned.

SyfyEdit

  • Battlestar Galatica- Some scenes were removed from the TV broadcast due to time constraints.
  • Bitten- Nudity is censored on the TV broadcast, the DVD is uncensored, it order to get a TV-14 rating.
  • Caprica- Nudity and violence is censored in the pilot order to get a TV-14 rating the DVD has it uncensored.
  • Continuum- The word "Shit" was muted and sexuality was toned down.
  • Gurren Lagann- Sexuality was toned down and partial nudity was removed from the TV broadcast.
  • Lexx- Nudity and some violence was removed, and some scenes were removed due to time constraints.
  • Monster- Nudity was removed.
  • Rave Masters- Violence and sexuality were toned down for the TV broadcast.
  • Spartacus- Due to the TV network standards nudity and strong language were removed from the TV broadcast.
  • Stargate SG-1- Nudity was removed and violence was toned down, due to the show targeting a TV-14 rating. It is uncensored on the DVD's.
  • The Magicians- The word "Fuck" was muted on the TV broadcast.
  • The Expanse- The word "Fuck" was muted on the TV broadcast, and sexuality was toned down.

Kids WBEdit

  • Baby Looney Tunes- One of the episodes censors the swear words that one of the characters says.
  • Pokemon- Some episodes were banned, and violence was toned down for the TV broadcast.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures- One of the episodes was banned due to alcohol use.

CBSEdit

  • Dexter-The show was censored in order to air with a TV-14 rating, bloody images were cut, nudity was removed, strong language was censored, and sexual situations. The word Fuck was changed to frickin and mother lover.
  • Looney Tunes- Due to the networks standards some episodes were banned, and violence was toned down.
  • Without a Trace - Due to one of the episodes containing explicit sexual material, the FCC fined CBS.

ABCEdit

BBCEdit

SpikeEdit

  • Afro Samurai- Strong language, blood violence and some minor swear words were removed.
  • Blade: The Series- The TV version was rated TV-14 but to achieve that rating many scenes were edited or removed, any scene with nudity, graphic violence or strong language were removed. Spike latter released a unrated edition on DVD's.
  • Cops- Nudity and strong language are censored, in order to get a TV-PG/TV-14 rating.
  • Ren and Stimpy: Adult Party Cartoon- Strong language was bleeped out on TV broadcast, but the DVD is uncensored.
  • Stripperella- Nudity is blurred out on the TV broadcast, but it is uncensored on the DVD.

FoxEdit

  • American Dad- When American Dad was on FOX many of the episodes were censored due to the networks strict standards on language but its uncensored on DVD.
  • America's Most Wanted- Strong language was bleeped out on the TV and on the DVD's.
  • Bordertown (2016 TV Series) - Strong Language is bleeped out on TV.
  • Cops- Nudity and strong language are censored.
  • The Cleveland Show- Strong language is bleeped out on TV but the DVD is uncensored.
  • Family Guy- When Family Guy airs on fox many of the episodes are censored due to the networks strict standards on language. Some episodes were completely removed, one such episode was the abortion episode, but the DVD is uncensored.
  • Simpsons- Strong language was censored on the TV broadcast and the DVD's.
  • The X-Files- The episode Home was removed from the network, due to being rated TV-MA for graphic violence and blood and banned from television, but it's featured on DVD.

TBSEdit

  • American Dad- Nudity was censored and some sexual references and strong language was cut of the TV broadcast version in order to get a TV-14 rating. The word shit is was uncensored due to being on a different network, the dvd's are uncensored.
  • Futurama- Religious references were bleeped out for the TV broadcast.
  • Sex in the City- Nudity was censored, sexually explicit dialogue was removed and the show was made more family friendly.

4KIDSEdit

  • Kirby: Right Back at Ya!- Some violence, alcohol use, guns, profanity, weapons and bathroom humor were cut.
  • Ojamjo Doremi- Violence, death and alcohol use were cut.
  • One Piece- Perhaps 4Kid's most notoriously censored title; it was heavily cut and modified to remove its dark elements and violence in order to get a TV-Y7-FV rating. Now that the show is owned by FUNimation, they releases the show uncut with a TV-14 rating.
  • Pokémon- Some episodes were banned, violence was toned down and religious references were removed.
  • Sonic X- Alcoholic references were removed, violence and sexuality were toned down due to the show targeting a TV-Y7 rating.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003)- One of the episodes was banned due to graphic violence.
  • Yu-Gi-OH Duel Monsters- Any scenes that showed strong violence were toned down, any mention of death was removed from the show and replaced with different words to keep the show more family friendly, any scenes with wine were changed to juice, and all guns on the show were removed. The character outfits were modified to be more kid friendly. Due to these changes the show was rated TV-Y7-FV.
  • F-Zero: GP Legend- TBA

History ChannelEdit

  • Vikings- Violence and nudity were either toned down or completely removed to get a TV-14 rating. The uncensored Blu-Ray discs are rated TV-MA.

Cartoon Network USAEdit

  • Baby Looney Tunes- One of the episodes censors the swear words that one of the characters says.
  • Batman Brave and the Bold- One of the episodes was banned due to sexual innuendo.
  • Blue Dragon- Sexual references were removed, violence was toned down due to the show targeting a TV-Y7-FV rating.
  • Cow and Chicken - Sexual references and some crude language was removed.
  • Dexter's Laboratory- One of the episodes was banned.
  • Dragon Ball- Sexual references, swear word, nudity and blood were removed. And any reference to death or killing was removed or altered. Due to the show targeting a TV-Y7 FV rating.
  • Dragon Ball Z-Blood was removed, language was removed and any mention of death was removed from the show.
  • G-Force Guardians of Space- Violence was toned down.
  • Justice League Unlimited- The episode Task Force X could not use the term suicide.
  • Looney Tunes - Some episodes were removed from broadcast TV due to racism, some of the violence was removed in order to be more family friendly.
  • Mobile Fighter G Gundam- Religious references and nudity were removed. Due to the show targeting a TV-Y7 rating,
  • Mobile Suit Gundam- Nudity was removed from the show, due to it targeting a TV-Y7 FV rating.
  • Mobile Suit: Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team- Blood, swear words and nudity were removed. Violence and sexuality were toned down due to the show targeting a TV-Y7 FV rating.
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Wing- Violence, profanity and any reference towards killing or death were removed due to the show targeting a TV-Y7 FV rating.
  • MGM Cartoons- Some episodes were removed from broadcast TV due to racism, some of the violence was removed in order to be more family friendly.
  • Naruto- Alcoholic drinks, mild language, mild sexual situations, and blood and death remain but they were reduced. The uncensored dvd adds it back in.
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion- Alcoholic drinks were removed, language was censored, nudity and sexual innuendo was removed.
  • Outlaw Star-Nudity was censored, violence was toned down, clothing was digitally added in and altered, sexual themes were censored and one of the episodes was nothing aired due to sexual themes.
  • Rave Masters- Violence and sexuality were toned down for the TV broadcast.
  • Stoked!- Crude language was removed.
  • Sailor Moon- blood, nudity, alcoholic references and sexual situations were removed.
  • Space Ghost Coast to Coast- Strong language was bleeped out of the TV broadcast and some scenes were modified in order to be more family friendly.
  • Star Wars The Clone Wars (TV Show)- Violence and sexuality were toned down for the TV broadcast.
  • Techi Muyou- Nudity was removed, and violence and sexuality were toned down.
  • Tenchi Universe- Nudity, blood, alcoholic references and profanity were removed from the show due to it targeting a TV-Y7 rating.
  • Tenchi in Tokyo- Nudity, blood, alcoholic references and profanity were removed from the show due to it targeting a TV-Y7 rating.
  • The Amazing World of Gumball - The TV show was censored in the usa in order to get a TV-Y7-FV rating, some of the violence was toned down.
  • The Big O- Violence was toned down, blood was digitally removed, alcohol was removed and smoking was removed.
  • The Powerpuff Girls- One of the episodes was banned
  • Tiny Toon Adventures- One episode was banned due to alcohol use.
  • Tom and Jerry- Some of the violence was removed in order to be more family friendly and some episodes were banned.
  • Total Drama Island- Crude language was censored and nudity was burled out, and sexual innuendo was cut.
  • Total Drama Action- Sexual innuendo and strong language was removed.
  • Total Drama World Tour- Sexual innuendo and strong language was removed.
  • Total Drama Revenge of the Island- Removed some references to other companies.
  • Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race- Any reference to death was removed.
  • Transformers Armada- Violence was toned down.
  • Transformers Energon- Alcoholic references were removed.
  • Voltron- Violence was toned down, blood was digitally removed and any reference to death was removed.
  • YuYu Hakusho- Blood, offensive imagery, alcoholic references and smoking were removed, and violence was toned down.

Adult-SwimEdit

  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force- Strong Language and nudity is censored, asshole was censored until season 3, shit was censored until season 10, The first six volumes are still censored but on the Volume 7 and Aqua Unit Patrol Squad 1 DVDs, the profanity is uncensored but the nudity is still censored. One of the episodes was banned.
  • Black Lagoon- The word "Fuck" was bleeped out and violence was toned down.
  • Blue Gender- The anime was censored in order to appeal to a boarder audience, nudity, sex and graphic violence were completely removed.
  • Check it out! with Dr. Steve Brule - Strong language and explicit dialogue is censored both on TV and DVD. Shit was censored at first, but it is uncensored after the first two seasons.
  • Code Geass- Nudity was pixelated for the TV broadcast.
  • Cowboy Bebop- Drug references were cut, crude language was removed and all sexual references were removed. Blood effects were so digitally removed. Three episodes were pulled from the TV broadcast.
  • Deadman Wonderland - Scenes with nudity and the words "Fuck" and "Shit" were censored for the TV broadcast.
  • FLCL- Strong language and nudity were removed.
  • Futurama- Religious references were bleeped out for the TV broadcast.
  • Ghost in the Shell: Stand Along Complex- The words "Shit" and "Fuck" were censored for the TV broadcast.
  • Hellsing Ultimate- Some nudity was removed.
  • Inuyasha- Nudity and sexual innuendo were censored.
  • Kill La Kill- Nudity and sexual situations were censored.
  • Metalacolypse- Strong Language and Nudity is censored both on TV and the first two seasons on DVD, but it is uncensored on Seasons 3 and 4 on DVD and Blu-ray. Violence was also extended on the season 3 DVD as well.
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 0083- Violence was toned down, alcohol was removed, and any reference towards death or killing was removed and swear words were removed.
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion- The word shit was censored, nudity and sexual innuendo were censored.
  • Paranoia Agent- Nudity and strong language and anything reference to religion was censored.
  • Parasyte- The scene that shows Migi turns into a penis was cut.
  • Rick and Morty- Strong Language is censored on TV, but its uncensored on DVD/Blu-Ray. Shit is usually uncensored on TV, but some it is sometimes censored.
  • Robot Chicken- Strong language such as fuck and cunt is bleeped out on TV but uncensored on DVD/Blu-Ray, asshole was censored until season 2, and shit was censored until season 7.
  • Space Ghost Coast to Coast- Strong language was bleeped out on the TV, it remains censored on the DVD.
  • Samurai Champloo- The word "Shit" was muted and nudity was censored.
  • Sailor Moon- Some blood was digitally removed, nudity was removed, and sexual situations were censored.
  • Sealab 2021- Strong language were bleeped out in both tv and DVD.
  • Squidbillies- Strong language such as fuck is censored on both TV and DVD. Goddamn was censored until season 8 and Shit was censored until season 9.

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  • Tenchi Muyo! GXP- Nudity was removed from the show in order to make it more family friendly.
  • Sword Art Online- The words "Shit" and "Goddamn" were bleeped out for the TV broadcast.
  • The Boondocks- Strong language such as fuck is censored but its uncensored on DVD, Asshole was censored until season 2, Pussy was censored until season 3, and Shit is uncensored in season 4.
  • Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann- Nudity was censored.
  • Trigun- Strong language was cut, nudity was removed and violence was toned down.

GameTapEdit

Amazon Instant VideoEdit

  • Stargate SG-1- Nudity was removed, and the violence was toned down in order to get a TV-14 rating.
  • The Grand Tour- The word "fuck" is bleeped out.

NBCEdit

  • Aquarius- Strong language, nudity and crude slang were removed, and some scenes were trimmed down due to time constraints.
  • Hannibal- Nudity was censored, one of the episode's was pulled from the network due to the episode having a teacher teaching students how to kill.
  • The Office- The words "Fuck", "Shit", "Asshole", and "Goddamn" are bleeped out, and some violence was removed from the TV reruns and from the DVD's.

FXEdit

FXXEdit

SyndicationEdit

NickelodeonEdit

  • Digimon Fusion- Sexuality was toned down and violence was toned down.
  • Looney Tunes- Some scenes that showed strong violence were cut.
  • Rocko's Modern Life- Due to standards changing over time, scenes that were originally broadcast with a TV-Y7 rating have been edited in later reruns to maintain the same rating.
  • The Ren and Stimpy Show- Due to network standards changing over time, scenes that were originally broadcast with a TV-Y7 rating have been edited in later reruns to maintain the same rating.
  • Tiny Toon Adventures- One episode was banned due to alcohol use.

Nicktoons USAEdit

USA NetworkEdit

  • Burn Notice - Some scenes were cut due to the runtime.
  • Mr. Robot- Strong language was muted on the TV broadcast.
  • Sailor Moon - Some blood was digitally removed, nudity was removed, and sexual situations were reduced.

Jetix USAEdit

Indonesia CensorshipEdit

Nick IndonesiaEdit

India CensorshipEdit

Cartoon Network IndiaEdit

Nick IndiaEdit

HBO AsiaEdit

  • Game of Thrones- Nudity, violence and strong language are censored in India.

Toonami IndiaEdit

Japan CensorshipEdit

MBSEdit

Chiba TVEdit

  • Higurashi: When They Cry- Scenes that showed strong violence were censored, shadows were used to tone down the violence.

TV TokyoEdit

  • Cowboy Bebop- 21 episodes were pulled from the TV broadcast after complaints about its graphic content.
  • Gurren Lagann- Sexuality was toned down for the TV broadcast.
  • Kare Kano- A scene that shows intercourse was cut from the TV broadcast, it was added back into the home video release.

AnimaxEdit

  • Earth Maiden Arjuna- One of the episodes was pulled from broadcast TV due to controversial material

Tokyo MXEdit

  • Akame ga Kill- Scenes that showed strong violence were censored, shadows were used to tone down the violence.
  • Big Order- Nudity was censored.
  • Black Lagoon- Strong language was censored.
  • Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak High School- Scenes that showed strong violence were censored, black bars were used to tone down the violence on the TV broadcast.
  • Deadman Wonderland - Scenes that showed strong violence were censored, shadows were used to tone down the violence. Strong language was bleeped out and nudity was censored.
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure- Any scene that showed underage smoking was censored.
  • Manyū Hiken-chō- Nudity was censored.
  • Terra Formars- Scenes that showed strong violence were censored, black bars were used to tone down the violence.
  • Tokyo Ghoul- Scenes that showed strong violence were censored, shadows were used to tone down the violence.
  • Tokyo Ghoul Root A- Scenes that showed strong violence were blurred out.

Kenya CensorshipEdit

DSTVEdit

  • Adventure Time- The show was banned due to it being "pro gay".
  • Clarence- The show was banned due to it being "pro gay".
  • Hey Arnold!- The show was banned in Kenya due to it being 'pro gay".
  • Loud House- The show was banned due to it being "pro gay".
  • Steven Universe- The show was banned due to it being "pro gay".
  • The Legend of Korra- The show was banned in Kenya due to it being "pro gay".

Canada CensorshipEdit

BBC Kids CanadaEdit

  • Red Dwarf- Sexuality was toned down and swear words were removed.

M3Edit

  • Reign- Sexuality was toned down.

TeletoonEdit

YTVEdit

Asia CensorshipEdit

Toonami AsiaEdit

Southeast Asia CensorshipEdit

Disney Channel AsiaEdit

Disney XD Southeast AsiaEdit

  • Gravity Falls- Crude language was removed and violence was toned down.
  • Kaitou Joker- Violence was toned down, some dark themes were removed from the show and sexulaity was toned down and alcoholic beverages were censored.

Cartoon Network AsiaEdit

Australia CensorshipEdit

9Go!Edit

Cartoon Network AustraliaEdit

New Zealand CensorshipEdit

TVNZEdit

  • Simpsons- All Itchy and Scratchy cartoons are/were absent.

Central/Eastern Europe CensorshipEdit

Boomrang CEEEdit

Cartoon Network CEEEdit

Nickelodeon CEEEdit

  • Breadwinners- The series was refused to air on Nickelodeon CEE.

Russian/Southeastern Europe CensorshipEdit

Cartoon Network RSEEEdit

Turkey CensorshipEdit

Cartoon Network TurkeyEdit

  • Regular Show- Scenes that showed reckless violence were removed, sexuality was toned down and language was toned down for the Turkish broadcast.

Germany CensorshipEdit

FSK (Germany)Edit

  • Bible Black- Cut further than necessarily from its uncensored hardcore adult version in order to receive a 16 rating.

Poland CensorshipEdit

Cartoon Network PolandEdit

South Korea CensorshipEdit

KMRB (South Korea)Edit

Saudi Arabia CensorshipEdit

BBTV Channel 7Edit

  • Phineas and Ferb- Sexuality was toned down and the show was made more family friendly.

Cartoon Network MENAEdit

SpacetoonEdit

  • Hamtaro- Sexuality was toned down.
  • Detective Conan- Swear words, religious references, alcoholic references were removed, sexuality was toned down and blood was digitally removed.

UAEEdit

MBC UAEEdit

  • Simpsons- All alcoholic, and religious references were removed.

Italy CensorshipEdit

Cartoon Network ItalyEdit