Banned cartoon released

'Offensive' Family Guy out on DVD

A previously banned episode of animated comedy Family Guy is to be released on DVD.

When You Wish Upon A Weinstein has never been screened here or in the States because it contains a number of Jewish jokes deemed to offensive for TV.

The plot has a successful Jewish accountant visit the dysfunctional family - causing father Peter to push his son into Judaism. In one scene, mother Lois fends off angry Jews, chasing them with a Star of David

The episode is contained on a new boxed set of all 15 instalments in the show's second series

The two-disc set will be released by Fox on January 2, priced £24.99. Click here to pre-order from Amazon for £19.99

Published: 2 Jan 2003

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