Too Much 4 Much
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Too Much 4 Much was a Canadian television series, which aired on MuchMusic. The series, which aired at 12:00am Eastern time, played controversial videos which had, for one reason or another, been banned from regular rotation on the network, and featured panel discussions on the issues raised by the videos in question.
The series first aired in February 1991, shortly after the station banned two high-profile pop videos, Madonna's "Justify My Love" and Mitsou's "Dis-moi, dis-moi", within a short time of each other. On the program's first airing, both videos were played in its uncensored, unedited entirety, followed by a panel discussion on whether the videos' explicit sexuality and nudity constituted pornography or art.
Too Much 4 Much did not air as a regular part of MuchMusic's schedule, but as a special program produced whenever a high-profile video was banned from being shown on the network. On rare occasions a video might be "unbanned" based upon discussion, but more often the program served to justify why the video was banned.
Other artists whose videos were discussed on the series included Morbid Angel ("Rapture" (1993)), Sepultura ("Territory" (1993)), Marilyn Manson, Metallica ("Turn the Page (1998)"), Nine Inch Nails ("Happiness in Slavery (1992)"), New Kids on the Block ("Dirty Dawg (1994)"), Me'shell Ndegeocello ("Leviticus: Faggot" (1996)) and Tool ("Prison Sex (1993)").
The show ran from 1991 to 2003.
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