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FCC complaints show Stephen Colbert drawing ire from both sides of the political spectrum

FCC complaints show Stephen Colbert drawing ire from both sides of the political spectrum

While outrage fueled FCC complaints are usually a source of glee for people who love to laugh at people who take things too seriously, some of the umbrage directed against Stephen Colbert for referring to President Trump’s mouth as a receptacle for the genitalia of Vladimir Putin made some good points.

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"This country does not need such filth" How I Met Your Mother FCC complaints

“This country does not need such filth” How I Met Your Mother FCC complaints

It took nearly a decade, but Ted Mosby, narrator of the long-running CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother, finally got to the point in the story where he, well, met the mother. While last year’s series finale drew controversy for what some considered a last minute bait-and-switch, FCC complaints released to James C. Dziobek III were less concerned about continuity and more about Barney’s junk.

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"Indecent obscene and indecent" The Big Bang Theory FCC complaints

“Indecent obscene and indecent” The Big Bang Theory FCC complaints

CBS’ The Big Bang Theory recently kicked off of its ninth season to an audience of over 18 million viewers. Despite its seemingly unwavering popularity, the sitcom’s pastiche of nerd culture has earned its fair share of critics - the most ardent of which, FCC complaints show, are calling upon the government to yank the show from the airwaves.

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