"The Robe, Greatest Story ever told, The Ten Commandments, hour after hour of religious messages hitting the eyes and ears of the young and susceptible; TV indoctrination at it's worse"
So says Tom Early, head of Commercial Broadcast Institute responsible for all free to air channels. "We have had little air space for key product messages such as Creme Eggs, Lindt Bunnies and those traditional Easter items. We are fortunate that we arent seeing a surge in demand for crosses, nails or crowns of thorns. Imagine what could happen if an impressionable youngster stares bleary eyed for hour on hour at the current scheduling. We could end up with a mass sign up at carpentery classes. Teachers will have to be wary of those glassy-eyed pupils planing away with a view to a 100% scale model crucifix on some hill outside Letchworth. The danger signs are all there"