The man and woman having sex on a Disney Channel sure weren’t Lilo or Stitch.
“The kids wanted to see Lilo and Stitch,” said Fairview, North Carolina resident Georgie Brown. She has a five-year-old son, a three-year-old daughter, and a son who is almost two.
She’d recorded the movie from 12:30 to 2 p.m. September 7 on one of Dish Network’s Disney Channel outlets.
Three mornings afterward, she turned on the recording for her kids to watch while worked in a room nearby.
Around a minute into the recording, Brown said, an alert box appeared, stating that “part of the recorded event has been lost due to signal loss.”
Then the picture pixilated. Afterward came video of a man and woman having sex.
The offending material continued for another six minutes before another message about a signal loss appeared on the screen and the Disney movie returned, she said.
Brown said that she was working in her kitchen when she realized the sounds issuing from the tube weren’t the sounds of Disney.
“I just heard things that probably shouldn’t be on Lilo or Stitch,” she said. “My first thought was the children have changed the channel.”
But they hadn’t, and the six minutes of porn was recorded within the movie, Brown said.
“If you can imagine Maggie Simpson sitting on a sofa watching porn, that was him just sitting there sucking his pacifier kind of clueless,” Brown said about her youngest child.
“My five-year-old grabbed his ears and ran out of the room screaming, ‘I didn’t do it,’ and the three-year-old was sitting there crying.”
The video was so explicit that neither the Disney Channel nor FOX Carolina, which reported the story, are allowed to air it.
An information page from the movie that Brown recorded made it clear that it was 2002’s “Lilo and Stitch,” and that it was rated PG.
“I’ve been in the TV industry for 15 years, and I’ve never once seen that,” said David Guttey, a contractor for Dish Network, who examined Brown’s receiver. “It kind of had me astonished.”
He doesn’t blame Brown for the sudden appearance of the sexually explicit video. “If they would have stopped one and started another, it would have set up another recording, and it wouldn’t have just followed on through.”
According to Guttey, it’s possible that anyone who saw the program September 7 saw the six-minutes of porn, too.
Brown’s still waiting for answers from Dish Network. In the meantime, she’s explain the facts of life to her children.
“When I told [them] you guys were coming and to talk about the television, they mimicked the action and sound back to me, and they’re only three and five,” said Brown, who called Dish Network to report the incident.
“We have technology in place to help ensure we deliver the content that subscribers want to watch. We are working with various partners and our customers to better understand what occurred,” the network said in a statement.
Disney has not returned calls from FOX Carolina seeking a statement.