“Chang was dressed as a mythical creature from a fantasy world. He declares himself as a dark elf called Brutalitops the Magician. “@netflix removing the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons episode of Community does nothing to heal racial injustice,” one fan wrote on Twitter. Thanks for adding your voice. Removing the episode because of a couple of scenes is a regrettable disservice to what it is actually about. But the streamer may make an announcement in the coming days. You did an oops here!”, “So Netflix pulled the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons episode of Community because of blackface,” another fan tweeted. Comments. You did an oops here!”, “So Netflix pulled the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons episode of Community because of blackface,” another fan tweeted. Pierce uses brownface in openly racist humor, for laughs, whereas Chang uses exaggerated blackface to dress as a dark elf, unaware of the racist connotations. While the group is playing their game, Chang shows up with covered in dark black paint, wearing a white wig, and elf ears. 2.2m members in the DnD community. Netflix just pulled a Season 2 episode of 'Community.' After being nicknamed “Fat Neil,” Neil seems depressed and possibly suicidal, so Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) decides to cheer him up by playing his favorite game, Dungeons and Dragons. And in the end, after he relentlessly tortures Neil and loses, the group learns that Jeff was only trying to cheer Neil up because he felt guilty for coining his nickname. Here’s a breakdown of why Netflix is no longer streaming “Advanced Dungeons and Dragons.” ‘Advanced Dungeons and Dragons’ appears on Season 2 of ‘Community’ As the fourteenth episode of Season 2, Advanced Dungeons and Dragons is centered around Neil (Charley Koontz), a fellow Greendale student who is teased about his weight. 15 votes, 46 comments. The fact that they targeted this episode and not the much worse and much more offensive scene of Pierce in brownface shows you what you need to know. Among fans of Community, is often considered one of the show’s best episodes. Written by comedy writer Andrew Guest and directed by Joe Russo, “Advanced Dungeons and Dragons” touched on subjects like bullying and suicide, and it also featured meaningful character growth. Here’s a breakdown of why Netflix is no longer streaming “Advanced Dungeons and Dragons.”. But Chang wasn't in blackface. “Chang was dressed as a mythical creature from a fantasy world. By Daniel Viegas Jun 27, 2020 Share Share Tweet Email It’s unclear if the episode is gone from Netflix for good. However, like mentioned in the scene, the blackface wasn't used to be racist. 2.0m members in the DnD community. "Advanced Dungeons & Dragons" is an exploration of bullying and suicide prevention. According to The Wrap, the episode, titled "Advanced Dungeons & Dragons," will no longer be available to stream because it features Ben Chang (Ken Jeong) wearing jet-black face and body paint during a role-playing game. So Netflix pulled the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons episode of Community because of blackface. People may think I'm an a*se but I feel I'm in the best place I've been for 20yrs, says Nick Knowles, Some 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation' Fans Are Totally Over the Angelina Drama, Hope She Doesn't Return for Season 4, TALK OF THE TOWN: SJP shows she's as well-heeled as shoe fan Carrie. Marilyn Monroe Held a Humble Patriotic Job During World War II, NJ’s top health official quarantining after COVID-19 exposure, Sophie Countess of Wessex’s body language is ‘confident’ in marriage with ‘anxious’ Edward, Lil Wayne Delivers Stellar 'No Ceilings 3' Mixtape, Cressida Dick reveals death of George Floyd in the US sparked resentment towards her own officers, Wayne and Coleen Rooney set to film documentary about their private life and careers. “The acting and characterization is wonderful, and it’s totally sold by the cast. But the streamer, which carries all six seasons of the series, recently pulled one controversial episode from their catalog. Skin tone was not a social commentary or a representation of black culture. “So, we’re just going to ignore that hate crime, huh?,” Shirley (Yvette Nicole Brown) asks the group, to which Chang responds, “I’m a dark elf or a drow.”. “But Chang wasn’t in blackface. Kevin Hart SLAMMED For 'Hoe' Remarks He Made About His Daughter In Netflix Special – & He Responds. And they’re pointing out that he dressed up as a dark elf, just as he implied. Home » TV and Movies » 'Community': Why Netflix Just Pulled the 'Advanced Dungeons and Dragons' Episode, After being off the air for five years, NBC’s hit sitcom Community found a new home on Netflix. So no nuance or analysis here at all.”.