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The 18 Words You Can't Say on TV According to Parents Television Council

Shhh! Here Are the 18 Words You're Not Supposed to Say on TV

Dirty mouth? Then you better watch yourself if you're on TV, because the Parents Television Council has claimed that the amount of profanity on television has risen 69 percent in the last five years. To prove it, it they've released their list of the 18 dirty words that shouldn't be said on TV.

They go from the relatively innocuous, like "crap," to the obvious, like the F-word and its euphemisms. I'm always curious to see what organizations like the PTC get up in arms about, so if you are too, I have its whole list after the jump. Check out the foul words and let me know what you think when you


  1. Crap
  2. Damn
  3. Hell
  4. Ass
  5. Bitch
  6. Bastard
  7. Boobs
  8. Other Breasts
  9. Balls
  10. Other Genitals
  11. Bleeped F***
  12. Euphemism for F***
  13. Bleeped Sh*t
  14. Euphemism for Sh*t
  15. Douche
  16. Piss
  17. Screw
  18. Suck
  19. Photo courtesy of HBO

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