'Arthur' Gay Wedding Episode Banned In Alabama

Alabama Public Television isn't going to air an episode of the children's cartoon "Arthur" that features a gay wedding.

In the episode, Arthur's teacher, Mr. Ratburn marries a guy named Patrick.

It was scheduled to air last week as the show's 22nd season premiere, but the station showed a re-run instead.

The Program Director for Alabama Public Television says there is no plan to show the episode at a later date.

He tells CNN airing it would "take away the choice of parents who feel it is inappropriate."

PBS says local channels can decide what to put on air in their markets.

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