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'The Simpsons' Episode Reignites Debate Over Stereotypes On TV06:19
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"The Simpsons" has reigned on TV for nearly three decades, but a recent episode drew new attention to how the show handles racial stereotypes. The episode seemed to respond to a documentary that criticized the show for its depiction of an Indian-American.

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans (@Deggans) explains the controversy with Here & Now's Lisa Mullins.

This article was originally published on April 13, 2018.

This segment aired on April 13, 2018.

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