Grease has been branded "racist, rapey and homophobic" by snowflakes who want the hit musical banned from TV.

The iconic 70s movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John was shown on the BBC on Boxing Day.

But critics reckon it is outdated and is no longer suitable for the TV schedule.

They claim the film’s final scenes, where Sandy ditches her good-girl image for PVC trousers and takes up smoking to impress Danny, are sexist.

Others complained about the lyric 'Did she put up a fight?' in the hit song Summer Nights, when Danny describes seducing Sandy.

One Twitter user wrote: "Grease sucks on so many levels and the message is pure misogyny."

Another wrote: "So turns out Grease is actually pretty rapey."

A third added: "Grease is far too sexist and overly white and should be banned from the screen. It is nearly 2021 after all."

Others fumed that Rizzo was "s**t-shamed" for sleeping around and for having sex with T-Bird Kenickie without a condom.

The pink lady, played by Stockard Channing, famously sings: "There are worse things I could do than go with a boy or two."

And the lack of non-white actors in the cast also caused others to question why the BBC decided to air the film.

One wrote: "I caught the end of Grease, the movie, and noticed there were no black actors or pupils at the high school."

Another added: "Watched Grease on the BBC, surprised they let it go, full of white people."

Vince Fontaine, the radio announcer who hosted the dance-off at the fictional Rydell High school, was also accused of sleaze and homophobia.

The middle-aged announcer, played by Edd Byrnes, flirts with teenage student Marty and tells her that no same-sex couples are allowed on the dance floor.

One viewer said: "All couples must be boy/girl? Well Grease, shove your homophobia."

The film, set in an American high school in 1959, was one of the highest-grossing films of the 1970s.

Olivia Newton-John has previously dismissed claims of sexism, saying: "It’s a movie and a fun story and I’ve never taken it too seriously."

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