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John Walters
May 05, 1997
Should NBA playoff games (continuing this week on NBC and TNT) come with a TV-14 rating? Last week viewers were shown replays of Chicago Bull Dennis Rodman baring himself from the waist up, Minnesota Timberwolf Sam Mitchell's near beheading of Houston Rocket Kevin Willis and a closeup of Atlanta Hawk Christian Laettner hurling an expletive. If you didn't decipher what Laettner said the first time, TBS made sure you had a chance to lip-read it on the replay. Until the playoffs are shown exclusively on the Adults Only channel, it might be nice to remember that kids are watching.
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May 05, 1997

The Zapper

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Should NBA playoff games (continuing this week on NBC and TNT) come with a TV-14 rating? Last week viewers were shown replays of Chicago Bull Dennis Rodman baring himself from the waist up, Minnesota Timberwolf Sam Mitchell's near beheading of Houston Rocket Kevin Willis and a closeup of Atlanta Hawk Christian Laettner hurling an expletive. If you didn't decipher what Laettner said the first time, TBS made sure you had a chance to lip-read it on the replay. Until the playoffs are shown exclusively on the Adults Only channel, it might be nice to remember that kids are watching.

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