China bans time-travel movies and TV as ‘disrespectful’

No  Future for McFlyIf Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown ever get the urge for another round of time traveling, we know one direction they’d better not aim that DeLorean of theirs—China! Because the country’s General Bureau of Radio, Film and Television has decided all that wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff “should by no means be encouraged anymore.”

Time-travel movies and TV have become quite popular in China, with much of the homegrown variety dealing with contemporary Chinese going back thousands of years to interact with real historical figures. But it looks like there won’t be much more of that in the … well … future.

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