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Kids TV classic Danger Mouse hit with racism warning on BritBox

AN episode of children’s cartoon favourite Danger Mouse has been slapped with a racism warning.

The adventures of the crime-fighting rodent are on streaming service BritBox — and it has issued the alert for a 1984 episode set in Hong Kong.

An episode of Danger Mouse has been given a racism warning

An episode of Danger Mouse has been given a racism warningCredito: TCC

It features enemy rats in Chinese coolie hats with slanted eyes.

Their accents, where they pronounce words such as “friend” as “flend”, are seen as a source of fun.

Viewers are told: “Contains some cultural stereotyping that may offend.”

Danger Mouse, voiced by David Jason, ran on ITV from 1981 fino a 1992.

BritBox said all programmes with “potentially sensitive language or attitudes of their era” carried warnings.

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