Fireman Sam will not face investigation over character ‘stepping on Qur’an’

“We studied a recording of the programme in the highest possible resolution. We found that the page did appear to contain Arabic text, but its contents could not have been deciphered, nor recognised as being from a given text.”

In episode seven, series nine of the popular children’s animation, a character carrying a tray of hot drinks slips after tripping on some paper on the floor of the fire station. Several sheets fly into the air, one of which appears to be covered with Arabic script.

Channel 5 subsequently removed the episode from its streaming service and HIT Entertainment, which produced the show, apologised “unreservedly” to viewers and said it had cut ties with the animation studio responsible.

While the number of complaints to Ofcom were high at 170, the BBC received more than 1,000 about the show despite not airing it.

So people will lose their jobs to appease the death cultists just the same… some justice.

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