Disney+ Adds Obi-Wan Kenobi Content Warning After Texas School Shooting

Disney+ Adds Obi-Wan Kenobi Content Warning After Texas School Shooting

Disney+ has added a content warning to the details section of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s first episode following the tragic and horrific Texas school shooting in Uvalde that says “there are certain scenes in this series fictitious that some viewers may find upsetting”.

As reported by Deadline, this warning is specifically for the opening of Obi-Wan Kenobi’s first episode, but it’s already changed once since the episode premiered earlier today.

“Although this fictional series is a continuation of the story of Star Wars films filmed many years ago, some scenes may upset viewers in light of recent tragic events,” the note previously read in the details area. . “Warning: Contains violence involving children.”

There is no warning before the episode airs, and it can only be seen by specifically going to the Episode Details tab. Disney said it was working on adding a disclaimer to the start of the episode as soon as possible.

“In light of the recent tragic events, we recognize that there are certain scenes in this fictional series that some viewers may find upsetting and a content warning has been added to the show’s page,” a doorman said. word from Disney to Deadline today. “We are also working to add a notice ahead of the series as soon as possible.”

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Netflix did the same with the season 4 premiere of Stranger Things, and this disclaimer appears before the season 3 recap in the season premiere episode for those in the US only.

For more on Obi-Wan Kenobi, check out our review of the show’s first two episodes, burning questions we have after watching, and everything announced during Star Wars Celebration so far.

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Adam Bankhurst is a reporter for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Tic.

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