BSA finds no problem with dog dressed as Jesus

The Graham Norton Show - LondonDogs dressed as Jesus is acceptable according to the Broadcasting Standards Authority.

The BSA has taken no further action regarding a promo for The Graham Norton Show that showed a dog dressed up as Jesus.

The promo for the TV3 series, which ran before Christmas last year, showed a couple dressed as Mary and Joseph holding a dog in swaddling clothes.

One viewer complained, saying the image was offensive to Christians and demonstrated the “anything goes” mentality in New Zealand regarding jokes about Christian beliefs.

The BSA said that while some Christians may be offended by the image, it was a light-hearted attempt at humour that was in tune with The Graham Norton Show.

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