15 TV Episodes That Were Pulled From The Air (Or Never Aired At All)


As long as there is TV, there will always be controversial television episodes. But sometimes, the nature of the controversy is serious enough that an episode will be taken off the air. These banned TV episodes were found to be too inappropriate for audiences.

For certain shows, the content was so bad, these episodes never aired. For others, it was taken out of rotation briefly as a response to a real-life tragedy. Whether it was sexual themes, racist undertones, religious iconography, or just poor timing, all of these episodes were pulled from broadcast for being more trouble than they were worth. Check out these shows that had to pull the plug on an episode; some were totally predictable, but the rest might surprise you.