Chinese censors temporarily restricted images and mentions of Winnie the Pooh on social-media platforms WeChat and Weibo after some users compared the honey-loving bear to President Xi Jinping.
The Kenya Film Classification Board in June prohibited showings of a number of animated programs, including The Legend of Korra, Hey Arnold! and Adventure Time, claiming they glorified “homosexual behavior.”
An episode of The Simpsons in which Homer Simpson plays Pokémon Go during a religious service was banned by a Russian TV network in May after the Orthodox Church complained that it was offensive.
Martin Handford’s Where’s Waldo? was banned in U.S. libraries in the 1990s after someone complained about an illustration of a woman partially exposing her left breast in one of the busy beach scenes.
This appears in the July 31, 2017 issue of TIME.
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