Soupy Weighs In

Friday, February 06, 2004

Janet and Justin won't be the last TV performers to be accused of treading the line of decency. And they certainly weren't the first. There are several candidates for that honor, among them the man known as Soupy Sales. In the early sixties, Soupy hit the airwaves with his (supposedly) child-oriented program. What ensued was more than a decade of goofy songs, flying pies, and hassles from suits in the control room. Brooke reflects on TV censorship, then and now.

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