An episode of Mad Men containing blackface will not be removed from streaming services.
The streaming service notes that these unedited episodes “reflect the broadcast standards, language and attitudes of its time”.
“One of the characters is shown in blackface as part of an episode that shows how commonplace racism was in America in 1963.
The scene, which appears in season three, sees Roger Sterling (John Slattery) sing anti-slavery ballad “My Old Kentucky Home” in blackface at a country club Derby party.
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