Rape is Not a Punchline!
  • Petitioned Seth MacFarlane

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Seth MacFarlane

Rape is Not a Punchline!

    1. Denise Holling
    2. Petition by

      Denise Holling

      Omaha, NE

There have been numerous bits in recent and even older episodes where rape is used as a joke on Family Guy. I love crude humor as much as the next guy, but this is crossing a line. Family Guy goes to great lengths to make these incredibly uncomfortable and horrifying scenes and it's just plain not funny. It's disgusting, and there is something seriously wrong with the people who come up with these ideas and think they're hilarious.

Below are a series of clips that demonstrate exactly what I'm referencing. They can be a bit disturbing to those with traumatic past experiences. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFIDVMYx34o This one's a deleted scene - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_0u0qzDTq8&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GL48lTgnk5Y

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    • Ana Wieder-Blank NEW YORK CITY, NY
      • over 2 years ago

      I am a rape survivor. I am infuriated every time i watch your disgusting evil show. You have a juvenille and insipid mind. Your show is an assault ot womyn everywhere

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    • MacKenzie Serpe EVERETT, WA
      • over 2 years ago

      RAPE IS NEVER A JOKE!

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    • Angela Bergman OSHKOSH, WI
      • almost 3 years ago

      Survivor of sexual assault

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    • Sara Smith MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
      • almost 3 years ago

      Family Guy has a predominantly young male audience, and you're setting a bad example. You're telling them that women are objects to be abused and then re-abused. There is absolutely nothing funny about rape, Seth.

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    • Molly P RESTON, VA
      • almost 3 years ago

      This is not 'edgy humor', this is callous obnoxiousness. Grow up, open your eyes.

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