[T]he unsuspecting presenter, Dariush Farziayi, asked the name of the toy [monkey] his young caller had been given as a reward for good behaviour.
“Well, my father calls him Ahmadinejad,” the child replied.
Now the father’s discomfort has spread to the programme-makers after the state broadcaster, IRIB, responded by withdrawing it from viewing schedules.
The final episode will be screened next week after a successful seven-year run.
Hope the kid and his dad are safe.
Meanwhile, Iran’s Prosecutor General has declared that the mere expression of affliation to the Bahai faith is illegal.