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NAACP Cancels Dukes!

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    lae10

    [1]May 8, 2007
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    The Dukes of Hazzard will no longer be on CMT anymore. Apparently NAACP thinks that the show is racist because of the confederate flag on the roof of the General Lee. The show won't be on CMT anymore after the month of May. Show that you're a fan by wearing your Dukes clothes and show off all your Dukes merchandise. Show the NAACP that they're making a big mistake!
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    purrfect1969

    [2]May 8, 2007
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    That's the reason they are taking it off the air? Good grief? It is just a fun show. I think everyone needs to quit watching CMT.
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    green_arrow92

    [3]May 8, 2007
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    That is the stupidest thing I've ever heard. CMT has been airing Dukes of hazzard re runs for years.
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    lae10

    [4]May 8, 2007
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    Yeah, well, it's not really CMT doing this. It's the organization NAACP. I have no idea who they are or what they are, but I can sure tell you that I'm mad at them.
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    Abriel004

    [5]May 9, 2007
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    I take it this totally ruins any and all chances for more movies. Right?
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    lae10

    [6]May 10, 2007
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    Probably does. I also don't think that they're gonna air the reunion movies anymore either. And it sucks!
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    Abriel004

    [7]May 10, 2007
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    That is so wrong on so many levels. It's not fair to anyone to cancel this series just because someone wants to be paranoid.

    I think it's time to petition a re-airing on another station or a permanent residence for this show. The fans have a right to see and deserve to see this show and it's reunion movies. They also have a right to see the new movies of this particular show

     

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    Abriel004

    [8]May 10, 2007
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    That's just my thinking of it anyway

     

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    lae10

    [9]May 10, 2007
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    There's a petition at www.petitiononline.com/dukestnn/petition.html. A lot of people have already signed it...including me.
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    Mad_Buck

    [10]May 13, 2007
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    The cancellation of Dukes by CMT is more than likely a programming decision by the network rather than the result of pressure by the NAACP.  The show has been airing for over two years on CMT sometimes as often as four times a day.  My guess is that the suits in the programming department have just decided to air some other shows.  There's a rumor out there that Barely Famous is getting another shot.  At least that show is a guaranteed cure for one's insomnia.

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    General_01_Lee

    [11]May 20, 2007
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    wow. that makes me really mad. if it offends you then don't watch it! geez...

    -coop

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    lae10

    [12]May 21, 2007
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    I know. It just makes me so mad that they can actually do this.
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    General_01_Lee

    [13]May 21, 2007
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    grrrrr....

    -coop

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    lae10

    [14]May 21, 2007
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    I know! It makes me wanna step up and punch somebody! It's a really big show. I'm surprised that they actually have the guts to do something like this.
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    lae10

    [15]May 24, 2007
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    Maybe they're doing it just to make us all mad...I highly doubt it though. But it still makes me mad that this is happening.
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    Abriel004

    [16]Jun 2, 2007
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    As per viewing the zap2it website they will be showing The Dukes Of Hazzard : Reunion and The Dukes Of Hazzard : Hazzard In Hollywood. Wish the program would stay on though. I don't like what's happening either.

     

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