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In this episode:
- Profanus: Outside of Temple
- Sl*tty Tummies
- The Overton Window
- Modern Profanity: Racism, Sexism, and all the other isms
- The Problem With Time Machines
- The Home of Profanity: The Right-Brain Limbic System
- International Restrictions on Speech
- Obscenity Laws
- The Miller Test (The 3-Pronged Obscenity Test)
- Averages and Community Standards
- Lenny Bruce
- Jim Morrison, Hugh Hefner, and Mae West
- George Carlin's "7 Dirty Words"
- Eddie Murphy's "Delirious"
- Telegraph, Radio, and Television
- The Radio Act of 1912
- The Federal Radio Commission
- The Radio Act of 1927
- The Federal Communications Commission
- John Douglas Goes to the Supreme Court
- The Code of Practices for Television Broadcasters
- The Fairness Doctrine
- The Hays Code (The Motion Picture Production Code)
- The MPAA and Arbitrary Ratings
- Steven Pinker and the 5 Functions of Swearing
- Cathartic, Dysphemistic, Emphatic, Idiomatic, Coprolalia
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