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Mew
03-20-2016, 02:22 PM
In the Hero Turtles show, nunchucks were removed. Were nunchucks removed from the Hero Turtles carded action figures? If so, how? Weren't they banned?

Meow
03-20-2016, 02:32 PM
No, for the action figures and their accessories nothing was left away or similar.

Mew
03-20-2016, 02:57 PM
So there were nunchucks?

Meow
03-20-2016, 04:04 PM
Absolutely no doubt there were and there still are haha ^^

Mew
03-20-2016, 05:41 PM
Interesting. I thought Nunchucks were banned.

Discogod
03-20-2016, 06:10 PM
They were basically forbidden from being shown in films and TV shows, as it was deemed "imitable behaviour" - there was a spate of nunchuk-related injuries during the kung-fu craze in the 1970s, and it was easy to make a set, plus the guy in charge of censorship hated them, so they were basically edited out of everything.

The toys, comics & games still had them though.

Mew
03-21-2016, 04:34 AM
Wonder how that went through censors.

Candy Kappa
03-21-2016, 06:55 AM
Wonder how that went through censors.

Cause removing toy accessories would be too much work.

Discogod
03-21-2016, 08:12 AM
Wonder how that went through censors.

Only films & TV were subject to any censorship, from the British Board of Film Classification. They didn't have the power to censor toys.

Mew
03-21-2016, 01:23 PM
Only films & TV were subject to any censorship, from the British Board of Film Classification. They didn't have the power to censor toys.
Oh. Didn't know that. Was the 1990 film censored?

Discogod
03-22-2016, 02:26 AM
Oh. Didn't know that. Was the 1990 film censored?

Yep, absolutely butchered to remove any scene featuring the 'chuks. Pretty much ruined the ending, too. Luckily we have the original movies & cartoon on DVD in their unedited form now.

Mew
03-22-2016, 04:38 AM
Yep, absolutely butchered to remove any scene featuring the 'chuks. Pretty much ruined the ending, too. Luckily we have the original movies & cartoon on DVD in their unedited form now.
That sucked. :/