It wasn't Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane that finally put a stop to the "General Lee" but the debate over the public display of the Confederate flag that made its way into the make-believe world of Hazzard County.
The Confederate Battle flag, which is painted on the roof of the "The Dukes of Hazzard" car, became a lightning rod of controversy for TVLand. The network that aired syndicated reruns of the show decided that the car's paint job reinforced a symbol of hate rather than the heritage of "good ol' boys never meanin' no harm" and discontinued its showings of "The Dukes of Hazzard."
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Here are seven funny tweets from people discussing TVLand’s decision to pull "The Dukes of Hazzard" reruns off its network.
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