Disney+ Drops ‘Simpsons’ Episode in Hong Kong Because of Tiananmen Square Joke

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Disney+ users in Hong Kong have noticed an episode of The Simpsons is conspicuously missing. The 16th season of the iconic Fox animated show jumps from episode 11 to 13 when viewers in the city browse the flagship Disney streaming service. The missing episode 12, first broadcast in 2srcsrc5, happens to be the one where Homer takes his family to China, where they visit Tiananmen Square and come across a placard that reads: “On this site, in 1989, nothing happened.” It appears the episode has suffered precisely the kind of the censorship it was written to ridicule. Disney has allegedly...