The Trump-focused and never-aired episode of ‘black-ish,’ American sitcom television series created by Kenya Barris, is now available for viewing on Hulu.
As known, ABC had pulled the episode titled ‘Please, Baby, Please’ episode, which dealt with President Donald Trump, from its schedule in 2017. However, creator Kenya Barris made a statement about this episode on Twitter the other day:
“In November 2017, we made an episode of black-ish entitled ‘Please, Baby, Please.’ We were one-year post-election and coming to the end of a year that left us, like many Americans, grappling with the state of our country and anxious about its future. Those feelings poured onto the page, becoming 22 minutes of television that I was, and still am, incredibly proud of ‘Please, Baby, Please’ didn’t make it to air that season and, while much has been speculated about its contents, the episode has never been seen publicly… until now.”
Barris, who left his ABC deal for Netflix, said that he asked Walt Disney Television to revisit making the episode available, and stated that they listened and agreed. He continued:
“I cannot wait for everyone to finally see the episode for themselves and, as was the case nearly three years ago, we hope it inspires some much-needed conversation — not only about what we were grappling with then or how it led to where we are now, but conversations about where we want our country to go moving forward and, most importantly, how we get there together. Thank you to ABC Entertainment for allowing this moment to happen. And thank you to the entire black-ish family for never shying away from tough conversations, making telling stories like this possible.”
See below to find the mentioned Tweet.
— kenya barris (@funnyblackdude) August 10, 2020