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Adult cartoon needs higher rating, detailed viewer advisories, says CBSC


OTTAWA - An animated program aimed at adults should have included more specific viewer advisors and a higher rating, the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) has determined.After receiving a complaint from a viewer, the CBSC examined two episodes of the program Superjail! which aired on the specialty service G4 Tech TV on September 8, 2009 at 9:00 pm. Superjail! is about the staff and inmates of an unusual jail located inside a volcano on a planet in outer space. The program frequently contains scenes of outrageous and very gory violence, as well as strong references to sex. In the episodes...