It appears as if Boondocks, the popular animated series created by Aaron McGruder, has finally discovered how much (and more importantly, what type of) controversy it takes to get an episode banned. Actually, make that two episodes.
According to this report at Newsarama, two episodes from the current season of Boondocks have been removed from the schedule by Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. Sources say the episodes target key executives at BET, specifically Debra Lee and Reggie Hudlin, the comics writer and former Boondocks producer.
Newsarama provides the following description of the episodes:
The reason for this is two of the planned episodes, “The Huey Freeman Hunger Strike” and “The Ruckus Reality Show” have been pulled. The episodes take savage strikes at not only favorite target BET, but also two of its key executives, Debra Lee and former Boondocks producer Reggie Hudlin. In “Hunger Strike,” Lee is made to look a lot like Dr. Evil from Mike Myers Austin Powers films while “Wedgie Rutland” is depicted as a total toadying nerd. “Hunger Strike” takes even broader strokes at the Black Entertainment Television, implying its true goal is to destroy and/or diminish African-American culture, exemplifying what Chuck D’s statement that the networks letters really stand for the “booty ‘en thugs” network. “Ruckus” takes matters even further, working off the premise that the black-hating Uncle Ruckus is given his own show on BET.
The article also quotes an exclusive report by hip-hop news site HipHopDX on the Boondocks controversy. However, there is wide speculation that the true source of the "rescheduling" command was with the show’s producer, Sony, rather than Adult Swim.