The Christians, The Talking Vegetables, And Madonna

Accusations of censorship have a long and mostly undistinguished history in the world of television, and two recent controversies have placed religious conservative activists in an odd situation. “The disputes, over [NBC’s] proposed broadcast of a Madonna concert that includes a crucifixion scene and over its cutting religious references from the animated children’s show ‘VeggieTales,’ have some critics charging that NBC maintains a double standard toward Christianity.”