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‘Golden Girls’ Becomes Latest Sitcom To Pull An Episode Featuring Blackface

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Golden Girls has become the latest television series to have episodes removed from streaming for featuring characters in blackface, according to Variety. The show is currently available to stream in full on Hulu, but the provider has scrubbed the episode, titled “Mixed Feelings,” from its catalog. “Mixed Feelings” first aired in 1988 as part of the acclaimed sitcom’s third season. Dorothy’s son, Michael, announced he was planning to get married to an older Black woman named Lorraine. Dorothy felt the age difference was inappropriate while Lorraine’s family felt uncomfortable with the interracial wedding. Working together, the two families attempted to stop the couple from tying the knot. When Lorraine’s family shows, it happens to be at t...