Country Fried Planet
or CFP is an American television program
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that is aired on the Country Music Television
Country Music Television, or CMT, is an American country music-oriented cable television network. Programming includes music videos, taped concerts, movies, biographies of country music stars, game shows, and reality programs...
cable network. It is hosted by stand-up comedian. Bill Engvall
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Bill Engvall hosts Country Fried Planet from his "command center", depicted to be his garage. The show consists of viewer-submitted videos with narration by Bill. One video each show is chosen by Bill to win the "The Best Place on Earth" award. The show features an opening credit disclaimer stating that video submissions depicting intentionally dangerous and/or illegal content will be rejected. This show is similar to Country Fried Home Videos
Country Fried Home Videos is a television program that is aired on CMT. It is hosted by Bill Engvall, an American stand-up comic.- Description :...
and features the same writers; Senior Writer
Murray Valeriano (who also wrote the pilot), Bret Calvert, and Brett McVicker.
Episode 101 - Earth: Better Than Uranus
Episode 102 - Earth: The TV Show
Episode 103 - Earth: Major Blue Ball
Episode 104 - Earth: No Venus Envy
Episode 105 - Earth: Love It Or Leave It
Episode 106 - Earth: Sit N' Spin
Criticism of Country Fried Planet
Some viewers have criticized Country Fried Planet for showing video clips involving cruelty to animals. Animal rights
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has criticized the show for depicting the eating of live baby birds, live snakes, and live lizards, as well as the transportation of live cattle by tying a rope around one of the animal's limbs or its neck and lifting it with a helicopter.
Commonsensemedia.org, a television watchdog group, does not recommend the show for children due to sexual innuendo, violence, language, message, social behavior, and depictions of drug and alcohol abuse.