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China banning time travel for TV?

Postby Mr. G » Sun Apr 24, 2011 3:17 pm

China banning time travel for TV?

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CNN.com business producer, Kevin Voigt

Hong Kong, China (CNN) – China has been cracking down on dissent of late, as the recent detainment of artist Ai Weiwei suggests.

But the latest guidance on television programming from the State Administration of Radio Film and Television in China borders on the surreal – or, rather, an attack against the surreal.

New guidelines issued on March 31 discourage plot lines that contain elements of "fantasy, time-travel, random compilations of mythical stories, bizarre plots, absurd techniques, even propagating feudal superstitions, fatalism and reincarnation, ambiguous moral lessons, and a lack of positive thinking."

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Re: China banning time travel for TV?

Postby Keshin » Mon Apr 25, 2011 11:09 am

That's... that's... pretty silly.

So no Doctor Who for the Chinese then...? :tongue:
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Re: China banning time travel for TV?

Postby Caz » Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:00 pm

Next up Communist China bans Socialism. :thumbsup:
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Re: China banning time travel for TV?

Postby Pacific » Thu May 12, 2011 11:36 pm

next up, THE CCP bans itself....
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Re: China banning time travel for TV?

Postby conebeckham » Thu May 12, 2011 11:41 pm

I'm really glad they've done this....I can't stand when my TV time travels...it's so hard to find it, after it's gone off into the future or past.....and sometimes, when it comes back, it's missing a knob, or something......once, it even turned into a Black and White set that only showed old I Love Lucy episodes.


So, good on China! :alien:
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Re: China banning time travel for TV?

Postby Heruka » Fri May 13, 2011 3:02 am

there is only leaping forward.

who watches TV any way?
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