Three episodes of 'Scrubs' featuring blackface pulled from Hulu

Zach Braff during a Toronto International Film Festival press conference about the movie "The Last Kiss" in Toronto, Sept. 10, 2006. Ernest Doroszuk / Toronto Sun / Postmedia Network / Files

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Three episodes of hit U.S. TV show “Scrubs” have been pulled from streaming service Hulu over characters using blackface.

Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence and ABC studios, who made the program, both put in requests with Hulu to take down the episodes, according to Variety.

And, following their requests, one season three episode and two episodes from season five have been removed from the service. One of the episodes featured Zach Braff’s character in blackface at a party, while another saw Elliot, played by Sarah Chalke, in blackface during a fantasy sequence.

Lawrence was contacted by a fan who referenced the recent decision to pull episodes of 30 Rock due to blackface, tweeting the exec: “Hey @VDOOZER @hulu @ABCNetwork could we do this with #Scrubs please?”

“Agreed. Already in the works,” Lawrence replied on Tuesday.

30 Rock, Little Britain and W/Bob & David are among the shows which have recently had episodes removed from streaming services due to the inclusion of blackface.