Video: Duck, Donald!

Is Disney too violent?

Donald Duck is having a devil of a time making his nephews behave. The little brats stick him in the rear end, shoot him with arrows and tie him to a stake. Classic Walt Disney comedy, right? Guess again. In the view of the National Coalition on Television Violence, it is an example of the "quite troubling" level of violence on cable's year-old Disney Channel. After monitoring the channel for two weeks, the watchdog organization found an average of nine violent acts an hour on real-life programming and 18 an hour on cartoons, nearly as high as on...

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