Disney+ Hong Kong Missing Episode ‘The Simpsons’ with Tiananmen Joke

Disney+ Hong Kong Missing Episode 'The Simpsons' with Tiananmen Joke

  • An episode of “The Simpsons”It is not available via Disney+ in Hong Kong.
  • This episode jokes about the suppression and suppression of information surrounding the Tiananmen Square massacre.
  • The plaque in the episode says: “On this site, in 1989, nothing happened.”

Disney+ launched in Hong Kong last Month and users are already enjoying it. “The Simpsons”A streamer discovered that an episode of the 16th season is missing.

Titled “Goo Goo Gai Pan,”It originally aired on 2005. The family travels to China and Homer visits Mao Zedong’s embalmed body. He then calls him. “a little angel that killed 50 million people.”

Also, the episode features the family passing Tiananmen square and coming across a plaque reading: “On this site, in 1989, nothing happened.”The massacre of unarmed protestors for pro-democracy in 1989 at the site is well-known. The Chinese campaign to erase the incident from national consciousness is well documented.

When AFP was checkedDisney+’s Hong Kong channel aired episodes 11-13 of season 16 on Monday. They were not available 12.

 

It is not clear if Disney skipped the episode. Insider received no response to its request for comment.

Since sweeping changes in Hong Kong’s political landscape, censorship has increased rapidly. Laws governing national securityIt took place last year. This has resulted in a clampdown of news outlets, the banning songs and an expansion by the government of its film censorship.

According to The Federal Bureau of Prisons, unauthorized movies can result in three years in prison or a $130,000 fine. The Hollywood Reporter.

Disney It was in hot water last yearBefore the live-action remake was released, “Mulan”The movie’s credits are dedicated to the government agencies of China’s Xinjiang, where millions have been held, spied on, and subjected for years to human rights violations.

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