The series tells the story of an angel and a demon who attempt to prevent an oncoming apocalypse and the rise of the antichrist.
The petition was started by the Return to Order campaign, a Christian group who view the show as “another step to make satanism appear normal, light and acceptable”, as they accuse the story of mocking “God’s wisdom”.
“This type of video makes light of Truth, Error, Good and Evil, and destroys the barriers of horror that society still has for the devil,” the petition reads. It also takes issue with the use of a woman’s voice (Frances McDormand) to portray God, the antichrist’s portrayal as a “normal kid” and the ability of an angel and demon to be “good friends”.
Gaiman took to Twitter to comment on the blunder: “I love that they are going to write to Netflix to try and get #GoodOmens cancelled.
“Says it all really. This is so beautiful ... Promise me you won’t tell them?”
Good Omens is still available to stream on Amazon Prime.
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