MTV issued an apology to the people of India on Friday for offending them with its new comedy Clone High, USA, which features a "horny" character named "Gandhi." The series is set at a fictional high school populated by clones of historic figures. MTV said it has the "the utmost respect for Gandhi," adding that Clone High was intended only for an American audience "where this form of comedy is common." In a related aside, I'm still bitter that Gandhi won the Oscar for best film over E.T. in 1982.