In a blow to the arts, to satire and to free speech, Doctor Stew – a parody of Dr Who, by Karstens Creations, and Manservantpablo Productions – was forced by 20th Century Fox to be deleted due to copyright reasons. Yes, 20th Century Fox, in their infinite wisdom, threatened legal action against a parody of their parody. How ironic is that?
Way to go boys, way to go.
So says Dr Stew;
“I hate to have to tell you, but there will now be NO ‘Crack to the Future’ ep, nor any new eps that feature Family Guy style characters…FOX, in their infinite ‘wisdom’ decided to threaten to sue us (isn’t that sweet? And us, doing a fan made, non profit series that PROMOTED FG for them for FREE…duh!…;), so we are not allowed to post the ‘Crack’, which was 90% finished…HOWEVER, watch for NEW STEW, regenerated…coming soon…”
What was FOX afraid of? Why would they shut down a non profit parody/satire made by fans?
But last October, this teaser hit the net:
Recently, this trailer has been making the rounds:
Dr Stew returns November 11, 2012