'King Baby' Too Indecent For Television?By Carolina
March 1, 2005 - 12:03 AM
See Also: 'King Baby' Episode Guide
The Parents Television Council has filed a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) complaint against the recent CSI episode, "King Baby".
The episode, which aired on February 17th, revolved around the topic of infantilism, a paraphilia for infantile objects and pampering for sexual purposes. The episode featured a grown man wearing diapers while being pampered and showed human excrement. Though CBS aired a mature content warning before the episode, "King Baby" attracted more than 30 million viewers.
"Apparently, CBS has learned absolutely nothing from the record-breaking $3.5 million fine levied against parent company, Viacom, in an effort to settle scores of indecency complaints," said L. Brent Bozell, president of the organization.
This isn't the first time the Parents Television Council has filed a complaint against CBS due to a CSI episode. Just last year, the organization filed a complaint against "Ch-Ch-Changes", and has placed CSI in a list of the worst television shows based on appropriateness for family audiences from a content perspective. CBS has declined to comment on the matter.
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