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Dexley's Midnight Jogger

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Some people of Indian descent think the Simpson's character is a racist stereotype (

I haven't watched many new episodes of The Simpsons, and I don't know if they have a lot left in the tank, but perhaps a more sensitive approach will be used with the character. Hank Azaria seems to be sympathetic.
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The Simpsons? Filled with stereotypes?

I don't see it.

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Tribal Prophet

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I'm not sure how I feel about this.

Maybe give me another 25 or so years to come to a decision, ok?
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There's a conversation about this in one of the earlier season DVD commentary tracks, they admit that the initial conception of Apu is genuinely stereotypical, but that they've gone on and added depth and growth to the character throughout the years and as such he isn't just a one-note stereotype.

    Originally posted by It's False
    The Simpsons? Filled with stereotypes?

    I don't see it.

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How is Apu any more of a racist stereotype than every other character on television?

Forget it Josh... it's Cerebustown.
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