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X-Rated: The TV They Tried to Ban was a 2005 British one-off television documentary examining controversial material on British television.wikipedia
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It was first broadcast on Channel 4, at 10pm on Sunday 6 March 2005, as part of their "Banned" season, and was approximately 90 minutes long.

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X-Rated: The TV They Tried to Ban was a 2005 British one-off television documentary examining controversial material on British television.

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X-Rated: The TV They Tried to Ban was a 2005 British one-off television documentary examining controversial material on British television.

Television in the United Kingdom

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X-Rated: The TV They Tried to Ban was a 2005 British one-off television documentary examining controversial material on British television.

Channel 4

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It was first broadcast on Channel 4, at 10pm on Sunday 6 March 2005, as part of their "Banned" season, and was approximately 90 minutes long.

Profanity

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The TV They Tried to Ban highlighted examples of offensive language, sexually explicit content and disturbing images on television.

Sexual intercourse

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The TV They Tried to Ban highlighted examples of offensive language, sexually explicit content and disturbing images on television.

Ofcom

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The documentary itself could have become notable as an explicit programme, but Ofcom received only one complaint for "Offence" caused by the documentary, and did not uphold it because the programme contained sufficient warnings (before it began, at the end of each advert break, and even within the documentary itself).

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The documentary itself could have become notable as an explicit programme, but Ofcom received only one complaint for "Offence" caused by the documentary, and did not uphold it because the programme contained sufficient warnings (before it began, at the end of each advert break, and even within the documentary itself).

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It has been repeated many times, mainly on E4.

Celebrity

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It contained contributions from celebrities, media commentators, programme-makers and the critics of explicit broadcasts.

Shaun Ryder

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Interviewees included Shaun Ryder, Caprice Bourret, Paul Ross, Stephen K Amos, Vince Powell, David Quantick, Garry Bushell and Charlie Parsons.

Caprice Bourret

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Interviewees included Shaun Ryder, Caprice Bourret, Paul Ross, Stephen K Amos, Vince Powell, David Quantick, Garry Bushell and Charlie Parsons.

Paul Ross

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Interviewees included Shaun Ryder, Caprice Bourret, Paul Ross, Stephen K Amos, Vince Powell, David Quantick, Garry Bushell and Charlie Parsons.

Stephen K. Amos

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Interviewees included Shaun Ryder, Caprice Bourret, Paul Ross, Stephen K Amos, Vince Powell, David Quantick, Garry Bushell and Charlie Parsons.

Vince Powell

Interviewees included Shaun Ryder, Caprice Bourret, Paul Ross, Stephen K Amos, Vince Powell, David Quantick, Garry Bushell and Charlie Parsons.

David Quantick

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Interviewees included Shaun Ryder, Caprice Bourret, Paul Ross, Stephen K Amos, Vince Powell, David Quantick, Garry Bushell and Charlie Parsons.

Garry Bushell

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Interviewees included Shaun Ryder, Caprice Bourret, Paul Ross, Stephen K Amos, Vince Powell, David Quantick, Garry Bushell and Charlie Parsons.

Charlie Parsons

Interviewees included Shaun Ryder, Caprice Bourret, Paul Ross, Stephen K Amos, Vince Powell, David Quantick, Garry Bushell and Charlie Parsons.

Narration

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The TV They Tried to Ban was light-hearted in its tone and narration; it was intended as entertainment rather than a solemn debate (containing gross-out humour and exaggerating Channel 4's role).

Off-color humor

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The TV They Tried to Ban was light-hearted in its tone and narration; it was intended as entertainment rather than a solemn debate (containing gross-out humour and exaggerating Channel 4's role).

Cole Porter

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Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" was played during its closing credits; the theme tune to the documentary was The Hives' "Hate to Say I Told You So".

Anything Goes (Cole Porter song)

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Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" was played during its closing credits; the theme tune to the documentary was The Hives' "Hate to Say I Told You So".

Closing credits

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Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" was played during its closing credits; the theme tune to the documentary was The Hives' "Hate to Say I Told You So".

The Hives

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Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" was played during its closing credits; the theme tune to the documentary was The Hives' "Hate to Say I Told You So".