According to Daily Star, however, the episode titled Love and Death, has been given a stronger warning for containing ‘outdated language of the period’.
The episode in question sees Victor and his wife Margaret (Annette Crosbie) go on holiday to Bournemouth and are told there are two ‘midgets’ in their bathroom, which Victor mishears as ‘midges’.
He subsequently bursts into the bathroom armed with bug spray to find three men with dwarfism who are performers in a theatre show half naked.
The term ‘midget’ is offensive to people with dwarfism and often referred to as the ‘m-word’.
‘Midget’ has no medical connotations and has a historical connection to people with dwarfism being employed by circuses.
A spokesman for BritBox said: ‘We review and refresh BritBox’s programme catalogue on an ongoing basis.
‘Programming on the service that contains potentially sensitive language or attitudes of their era has carried appropriate warnings since our launch in November 2019, to ensure the right guidance is in place for viewers who are choosing to watch on demand.’
One Foot in The Grave follows many shows to be branded with warnings while others have been pulled from streaming services entirely.
Last year John Cleese was furious when UKTV pulled an episode of Fawlty Towers while Little Britain, The Mighty Boosh and The League of Gentleman were all dropped from BBC iPlayer.
One Foot in The Grave is available to stream on Britbox.
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