Screenshot via Maya the Bee/YouTube

That was quick.

Netflix has officially pulled an episode of popular kids’ show Maya the Bee from their streaming service after fans spotted a secret penis etched into some of the background art.

The story started last week, when one mom was surprised to spot something a little more than G-rated in the background of season 1, episode 35.

“Please be mindful of what your kids are watching. I did NOT edit any images whatsoever,” Chey Robinson wrote in a Facebook post. “There should be no reason my kids have to see something like this. I don’t know if they’re gonna do something about this or what, but there’s no reasons why this should be in this show.”

(Update: The video was originally spotted by Kai Lapeyrouse.)

Another mom was able to corroborate her sighting, and tweeted screenshots:

Then it was off to the races. To be fair, it’s… pretty difficult to argue the carving is anything but a phallus—it’s almost an exact replica of the dick that gets drawn on every worksheet and folder a certain type of middle school boy encounters.

Netflix has yet to release a statement about the episode, but the show debuted in 2012, so it’s safe to say the season one episode has reached a lot of young eyes since it was first uploaded.

H/T Variety

Christine Friar

Christine Friar

Christine Friar is a writer and editor in New York who focuses on streaming entertainment and internet culture. Her work has appeared in the Awl, the Fader, New York Magazine, Paper Magazine, Vogue, Elle, and more.

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