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Drake & Josh is an American teen sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon from 2004 to 2007, and reruns aired on TeenNick from 2008 to 2022. When the show aired on Nickelodeon Arabia, MBC3 and MBC Action in the Middle East, some scenes were cut due to innuendos; similar edits were applied to the Hindi dub.

Censorship[]

Indian censorship[]

Hindi dub[]

  • Pilot
    1. The scene where Drake and Josh's parents are kissing was censored with a smiley face.
  • Believe Me, Brother
    1. Any scene that shows Drake kissing Susan, as well as Susan kissing Josh, was censored with a smiley face.
  • Smart Girl
    1. The scene where Drake kisses a girl after the Academic Bowl was censored with a smiley face.
  • Mindy’s Back
    1. The ending scene of Josh and Mindy kissing was cut and skips to the scene of them falling out the window.
  • Josh Runs Into Oprah
    1. The scene where Josh kisses Drake on the lips was cut.
  • Mindy Loves Josh
    1. Any scene where Josh and Mindy kiss was cut.
  • Megan’s Revenge
    1. The scene where Drake kisses Diana Vosh was cut.

Middle Eastern censorship[]

MBC3, Nickelodeon Arabia and MBC Action[]

  • Mindy’s Back
    1. A scene in the show’s theme song where Drake kisses a girl was replaced with a reused scene of Drake and Josh throwing money at each other.
    2. The ending scene where Josh and Mindy kiss was cut, and skips to the part of them falling out the window.
  • Paging Dr. Drake
    1. During the scene where it's snowing in Drake and Josh's room, the part where Megan calls them boobs was bleeped out.
  • The Great Doheny
    1. The opening sequence was cut, because it showed Drake kissing a girl, so the episode abruptly starts with a shot of the Premiere theater.
    2. The ending scene of the episode was cut for unknown reasons.

UK censorship[]

Nick UK[]

  • The Bet
  1. In the scene where Josh gets excited because he got a package from his grandma, and Megan gives it to him, the scene where Megan calls him 'spaz' is cut out due to being offensive in the UK.

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