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Actor Kevin Sorbo posts Facebook rant over ‘banning’ of Dukes of Hazzard: ‘What’s next, The Jeffersons?’

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Christian actor Kevin Sorbo took to Facebook to express his anger with classic television show recycler TV Land after they pulled the “Dukes of Hazzard” off the air following the Charleston church shootings that claimed nine lives. At issue was the Confederate flag painted on the roof of the iconic “General Lee” Dodge Charger driven by the Dukes in the good ol’ boys car chase show.

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Sorbo — whose claim to television fame was a brief stint as TV’s Hercules in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys — blamed the pulling of the show on the “PC crowd” calling them “nuts and insane.”

“Hey PC crowd! You guys are nuts! Insane! Crazy! Banning The Dukes of Hazard? Really? The Confederate Flag on the car? When does this stop?” Sorbo wrote. “Then get rid of Hogan’s Hero’s, The Jeffersons, All in the Family, etc. The list goes on. Chocolate is racist then. So are marshmallow’s. I am offended by everything should be the Lefts slogan.”

Sorbo continued, “By the way, we should ban the American Flag. It represents the pillage of Native Americans. Also Washington, DC??? What. George Washington owned slaves! So we need to change the name there, too.”

The pulling of the show also drew the ire of former Dukes star Jon Schneider who admittedly stands to lose income in the form of royalties due to the cancellation.

Schneider — who played “Bo Duke” —  told The Hollywood Reporter he was angry the actions of Charleston shooter Dylann Roof reflected poorly on the show in which he once starred.

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“I am saddened that one angry and misguided individual can cause one of the most beloved television shows in the history of the medium to suddenly be seen in this light,” Schneider said. “Are people who grew up watching the show now suddenly racists? Will they have to go through a detox and a 12-step program to kick their Dukes habit? ‘Hi … My name is John. I’m a Dukesoholic.’”


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