Australia's Naughtiest Home Videos

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Artist: Nine Network

Year: 1992

Date of Action: 4 September 1992

Region: Australia

Location: Australia-wide

Subject: Explicit Sexuality, Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Film Video

Confronting Bodies: Kerry Packer, owner of the Nine Network at the time

Description of Artwork: The show was a spin-off of the series 'Funniest Home Videos' and contained short home videos that were humorous in a manner that was informed by sexually explicit situations. Examples of clips include...a man lifting a bar bell with his penis, a child grabbing a kangaroo's genitals, and two people having sex in the middle of a park

The Incident: The show was being aired whilst the owner of the network was watching on at a dinner. He immediately called to pull it from the air finding it 'disgusting and offensive shit'

Results of Incident: The show was pulled after one episode, however the caller reactions were positive and 65 percent of people were upset that the program was pulled.