Banned episodes from popular TV shows
The Good Wife, The Practice, and NCIS were all famously banned from Chinese streaming services after they surged in popularity as a welcome change from the mundane programming of the country's government-controlled television. Seen primarily as a move by the "regulation-friendly" regime, these show bans had everything to do with exerting power and nothing to do with content. There have, however, been other shows throughout the years that pushed the limits so far with shocking or controversial content that government leaders around the globe ordered them off the airwaves. Here are some popular TV show episodes that were banned.