Comedy Central has removed a 2016 episode of the animated sitcom “Legends of Chamberlain Heights” that depicted NBA legend Kobe Bryant dying in a helicopter crash after he and his daughter suffered a similar fate Sunday.
The cartoon, which aired for only two seasons, depicts Bryant trying to crawl out of a downed helicopter before it explodes. The 2016 episode, titled “End of Days,” made the rounds on social media after Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with eight others Sunday in Calabasas, California.
The episode is no longer available on Comedy Central’s website or the network’s Facebook page.
The creators of the show also posted on Twitter asking others not to share the clip out of respect for Bryant’s family.
“Out of respect for Kobe and his family we have removed the clip of him and ask that you please don’t share it,” the show tweeted. “RIP Kobe and Gigi Bryant and everyone else who died in the helicopter crash today.”
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