Prime time is about to get real.Instead of using a euphemism such as the “N-word,” NBC’s family sitcom “The Carmichael Show” will air the unedited, full racial slur several times on an episode this summer, Variety reported Monday.“‘N-word’ is childish… say it!” creator and star Jerrod Carmichael asserted to reporters at an NBC press event Monday. “We know what we are talking about. We’re not speaking to children.”Actress Loretta Devine, who plays Carmichael’s mother on the show, offered some historical perspective. She asserted in that 1970s sitcoms such as “All In The- Family” and “Sanford and Son” uttered the uncensored word yet in that was “before political correctness,” Variety reported. NBC via Getty Images Amber Stevens West and David Alan Grier in “The Carmichael Show” A parental advisory will precede the episode when it appears in its normal 9 p.m.(Eastern) Wednesday time slot, Deadline noted.The show, inspired by standup comic Carmichael’s life, centers around an opinionated African-American family in North Carolina. It has previously covered such complex topics as Bill Cosby and Black Lives Matter, Uproxx noted.“The Carmichael Show” returns for its third season on May 31.
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