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Response to bettyellen (Reply #38)

Sun Aug 20, 2017, 12:56 PM

41. Telling how much times have changed

I think it was very telling just how people took things a lot less seriously back then in a time when WWII wasn't really that far removed. While I was a child at the time and didn't fully understand the genocide, I now think it was very interesting that people who lived through the war years could accept this show without getting all bent out of shape, as they understood that it made the Nazi's out to be buffoons.

If TV execs proposed this today "Hey what about a comedy about a Nazi POW camp!" , there would be outrage, protests and demands that they be fired. It would never see the air.

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