[mythtv-users] [OFF TOPIC] "Parental Blocks" for commercials

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Jan 12 18:25:38 UTC 2007

On Jan 12, 2007, at 11:17 AM, Blammo wrote:

> I realize we can skip commercials with Myth, which I do, however, I
> had a thought the other day.
> I'd REALLY REALLY like to see a required parental rating on
> Commercials. When we do watch live events (football etc) it's a real
> pain to have movie promos that would give adults nightmares, showing
> up on breaks during the game. Just like TV's now come with parental
> blocks for programs, I wish commercials had to abide by the same
> guideines. Give me 60 seconds of gray screen with no audio, till it's
> over.

A very good point. For all the people complaining about "How am I  
going to explain the "wardrobe malfunction" to my 5-year-old my  
response has been "how are going to explain the Viagra commercial to  

Any child can understand the removal of clothing, understanding "male  
enhancement" is a bit harder.

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