Let's settle this once and for all!

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by deidler, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. deidler

    deidler New Member

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    Is Our Gang/Little Rascals racist?
    [video=youtube_share;GhWY6yFJsDY]http://youtu.be/GhWY6yFJsDY[/video]
    [video=youtube_share;iev8kRsnNwU]http://youtu.be/iev8kRsnNwU[/video]
    [video=youtube_share;RIM1-3_8AwI]http://youtu.be/RIM1-3_8AwI[/video]
     
  2. jackie the jerk

    jackie the jerk Not Mexican VIP

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    You forgot (srs)(Reggie) in the title.
     
  3. Shivvy

    Shivvy Well-Known Member

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    funny stuff
     
  4. FlaFlaFlunkie

    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    You're asking the people on this website? :jj:
     
  5. sstressed

    sstressed enhancement toker VIP

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    nope.

    it showed the races getting along just fine. the kids were all equals.

    as far as the watermellon eating etc., i've been watching - In Living Color -. it's all in good humor.


    as kids, we never thought about black and white. it was just the gang.
     
  6. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    The parents called Stymie a "little pickaninny" in one of the episodes.
     
  7. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    I'm an expert on Our Gang.
     
  8. sstressed

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    our ex gubner called black kids pickaninnys too. that was in the 1980s. :jj:
     
  9. 1Vegasgirl

    1Vegasgirl Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Seems so sweet and innocent compared to the stuff today. Kids were kids.
     
  10. 1Vegasgirl

    1Vegasgirl Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Harry Reid said about obama that he was a "clean" Black with no negro dialect unless he wanted to. That was just a few years ago.:jj:
     
  11. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    Like when they go into an abandoned house to dig for treasure and a crazy man accosts all of them and grabs them, or they get on a locomotive and crash it at full speed into a stalled truck and almost kill themselves....yeah!
     
  12. sstressed

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    it's funny that when dems say or do something stupid, you never read about it unless it is hammered on so much by conservative news sources that they have to mention it. briefly. a republican farts and it's front page news for days.

    dominate the education system, news sources, and the entertainment industry and you control the debate.
    democracy in action. :)
     
  13. HeinousMark

    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    Only the best episodes.....

    [video=youtube;WXj13J59S24]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXj13J59S24[/video]
     
  14. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    jesus that show ruled so hard
     
  15. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    I loved when they were making that giant prize cake and Stymie sat on a stove that was on. When he wiped his brow and flicked his sweat it left black dots on the white wall. Priceless.
     
  16. Doctor Ivan

    Doctor Ivan Active Member

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    This clip always made me laugh.
    [video=youtube;1yI0c0FGSVU]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yI0c0FGSVU[/video]

    I own all of the Our Gang/Rascals talkies on DVD. Waiting for the Cabin Fever remasters to appear on disc. So great!

    Of course its racist... but racial humor was part of that time and often Stymie, Buckwheat or Farina would be lead characters that would "save the day."
     
  17. Mojopin

    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock VIP

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    Why is it so terrible to mention that black people love fried chicken? I'm Italian. I speak with my hands, I have oily skin and I love lasagna. So what?
     
  18. HeinousMark

    HeinousMark Creepy-Ass Cracka VIP

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    I remember one episode where they were faking getting the Measles to get out of school. The white kids all put black dots on there face, and Buckwheat (I think) put white dots.....
     
  19. FlaFlaFlunkie

    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    ...all while playing hooky. :jj:

    Remember them, constantly being chased after by the truancy officer? :roll:
     
  20. FlaFlaFlunkie

    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    Meh. Mormons. :coffee: