History Bowdlerise / LiveActionTV

6th Sep '16 3:48:35 AM cwickham
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** ''Kryten'' as well, for lawyer-friendly purposes presumably, for the remastered and Dave edits. Rimmer describes a group of skeletons as having 'less meat on them than a Chicken [=McNugget=]'. The other versions remove the 'Mc' part from the speech but don't cover Barrie's lips.
*** Even versions of the episode shown years after its original airing had "[=McNugget=]" in that sentence. It was removed shortly after UsefulNotes/McDonalds successfully sued activists under the UK's much-more-liberal libel laws.

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** ''Kryten'' as well, for lawyer-friendly purposes presumably, for the remastered and Dave edits. presumably; Rimmer describes a group of skeletons as having 'less meat on them than a Chicken [=McNugget=]'. The other versions remove [=McNugget=]', but the 'Mc' part from sound is dipped on the speech but don't cover Barrie's lips.
*** Even versions of
"Mc" (this was around the episode shown years after its original airing had "[=McNugget=]" in that sentence. It was removed shortly after time UsefulNotes/McDonalds successfully sued activists under activists). The Remastered version (produced a decade later), however, restores the UK's much-more-liberal libel laws.missing sound to make the word fully audible (although the DVD and repeats use the original 1988 version, which still has the edit).
18th Aug '16 7:01:04 PM Tre
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* The UK version of SyFy airs daytime repeats of ''Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}'' and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', both of which have large portions of violence removed. The censors seem to take particular offense to violence against women and anything that could be construed as an "imitable, dangerous action or stunt," which when it comes to ''Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}'' is less than rational.

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* The UK version of SyFy Creator/{{Syfy}} airs daytime repeats of ''Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}'' and ''Series/{{Angel}}'', both of which have large portions of violence removed. The censors seem to take particular offense to violence against women and anything that could be construed as an "imitable, dangerous action or stunt," which when it comes to ''Series/{{Buffy|the Vampire Slayer}}'' is less than rational.
9th Aug '16 12:48:47 AM Malvina
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** [[Creator/TheBBC BBC Two]] also get the scissors out for the Slayer in its 6:45pm slot, not always because of violence (in the episode "Hush" Buffy, Spike and Anya all had various hand gestures they made removed, which meant the opening titles of those episodes that included Spike's were also cut; language also fell victim, such as Spike's response to Buffy's query "What are you doing here? Five words or less" in "No Place Like Home"[[note]]("Out. For. A. Walk. Bitch." No prizes for guessing which word got snipped, thus ruining the moment)[[/note]]) - but they also have late night uncut repeats, which are uncut. When it was airing the show, Sky One also cut episodes in daytime slots for similar reasons.

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** [[Creator/TheBBC BBC Two]] also get the scissors out for the Slayer in its 6:45pm slot, not always because of violence (in the episode "Hush" Buffy, Spike and Anya all had various hand gestures they made removed, which meant the opening titles of those episodes that included Spike's were also cut; language also fell victim, such as Spike's response to Buffy's query "What are you doing here? Five words or less" in "No Place Like Home"[[note]]("Out. For. A. Walk. Bitch." No prizes for guessing which word got snipped, thus ruining the moment)[[/note]]) - but they also have late night uncut repeats, which are uncut. When it was airing the show, Sky One also cut episodes in daytime slots for similar reasons.
15th Jul '16 9:34:43 AM Pichu-kun
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* When the DisneyChannel aired reruns of ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'' several episodes in seasons 5-7 had to be edited because at that point the show wasn't really a kids show anymore and had more mature themes and suggestive content. Many sex references and instances of swearing were removed and at least three episodes were not shown at all due to their content, one that dealt with teen drinking and two that featured sexual situations and dialogue.

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* When the DisneyChannel Creator/DisneyChannel aired reruns of ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'' several episodes in seasons 5-7 had to be edited because at that point the show wasn't really a kids show anymore and had more mature themes and suggestive content. Many sex references and instances of swearing were removed and at least three episodes were not shown at all due to their content, one that dealt with teen drinking and two that featured sexual situations and dialogue.



* {{Nickelodeon}} UK has trimmed the odd episode of ''Series/SamAndCat'':

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* {{Nickelodeon}} Creator/{{Nickelodeon}} UK has trimmed the odd episode of ''Series/SamAndCat'':


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* ''Detectives of Seonam Girls' High School'' contained the first lesbian kiss in a KoreanDrama. The scene has been cut on Creator/{{Netflix}}.
15th May '16 11:29:13 PM nombretomado
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** Weirdly, this isn't just a Channel 4 thing: UK versions of MarvelCinematicUniverse shows and movies tend to fall victim to this trope more often than most franchises, regardless of who's showing them. For example, UK cinematic showings of ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' altered the shot which explicitly shows Coulson with Loki's blade piercing his chest - which, ironically, became an important plot point in ''Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'' when the show began eighteen months later, and put a number of UK viewers on the wrong track for Coulson's resurrection mystery in the show. (Many believed that he'd never ''really'' died at all, due to seeing a less conclusive version of his death scene.)

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** Weirdly, this isn't just a Channel 4 thing: UK versions of MarvelCinematicUniverse Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse shows and movies tend to fall victim to this trope more often than most franchises, regardless of who's showing them. For example, UK cinematic showings of ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' altered the shot which explicitly shows Coulson with Loki's blade piercing his chest - which, ironically, became an important plot point in ''Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'' when the show began eighteen months later, and put a number of UK viewers on the wrong track for Coulson's resurrection mystery in the show. (Many believed that he'd never ''really'' died at all, due to seeing a less conclusive version of his death scene.)
15th Mar '16 6:35:52 AM Morgenthaler
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** "[=#FavoriteShow=]" was cut to remove the shot of Cat leaping onto the hood of a moving car and all shots of her on the car as it's in motion due to fear that [[DontTryThisAtHome impressionable audiences will imitate the stunt and end up injured or dead from it]]. [[note]]The UK edits a lot of scenes in movies and on imported TV shows that glamorize or "instruct" more impressionable viewers on how to do dangerous or illegal things, mostly fight moves, mishandling chemicals and weapons, any type of suicide technique that can realistically be copied, dangerous stunts, and criminal technology (making bombs, cooking drugs, or using common items to easily break into a house or car without leaving evidence).[[/note]] That said, Cat's TJHooker impersonation can still be seen in the opening titles of every episode, making this a little pointless.

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** "[=#FavoriteShow=]" was cut to remove the shot of Cat leaping onto the hood of a moving car and all shots of her on the car as it's in motion due to fear that [[DontTryThisAtHome impressionable audiences will imitate the stunt and end up injured or dead from it]]. [[note]]The UK edits a lot of scenes in movies and on imported TV shows that glamorize or "instruct" more impressionable viewers on how to do dangerous or illegal things, mostly fight moves, mishandling chemicals and weapons, any type of suicide technique that can realistically be copied, dangerous stunts, and criminal technology (making bombs, cooking drugs, or using common items to easily break into a house or car without leaving evidence).[[/note]] That said, Cat's TJHooker Series/TJHooker impersonation can still be seen in the opening titles of every episode, making this a little pointless.



* ''YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'':

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* ''YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'':''Series/YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'':
3rd Mar '16 1:32:04 PM Pichu-kun
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* The LiveActionAdaptation of ''Manga/{{Life}}'' completely removed Ayumu [[SelfHarm cutting herself]] despite the fact it's heavily related to her character and a driving force of the manga. It instead only focused on the bullying aspect on the series.

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* The LiveActionAdaptation of ''Manga/{{Life}}'' completely removed Ayumu [[SelfHarm cutting herself]] despite the fact it's heavily related to her character and a driving force of the manga. It instead only focused on the bullying aspect on the series. It also revealed Manami was in a relationship with a delinquent by showing them in bed together afterwards (and having Manami covered up) instead of using the [[WhatDoYouMeanItsForKids rather graphic]] scene the manga had.
25th Feb '16 7:12:45 AM LondonKdS
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* The British DomCom ''Series/{{Vicious}}'' (about a [[AwfulMarriedLife constantly-bickering]] couple of old gay men) was originally called ''Vicious Old Queens'' until somebody decided that it would be pushing the show's heavy SelfDeprecation and playing with NWordPrivileges too far.

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* The British DomCom ''Series/{{Vicious}}'' (about a [[AwfulMarriedLife [[AwfulWeddedLife constantly-bickering]] couple of old gay men) was originally called ''Vicious Old Queens'' until somebody decided that it would be pushing the show's heavy SelfDeprecation and playing with NWordPrivileges too far.
25th Feb '16 7:12:01 AM LondonKdS
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* The British DomCom ''Series/{{Vicious}}'' (about a [[AwfulMarriedLife constantly-bickering]] couple of old gay men) was originally called ''Vicious Old Queens'' until somebody decided that it would be pushing the show's heavy SelfDeprecation and playing with NWordPrivileges too far.
21st Feb '16 11:42:48 AM nombretomado
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** Weirdly, this isn't just a Channel 4 thing: UK versions of MarvelCinematicUniverse shows and movies tend to fall victim to this trope more often than most franchises, regardless of who's showing them. For example, UK cinematic showings of ''Film/TheAvengers'' altered the shot which explicitly shows Coulson with Loki's blade piercing his chest - which, ironically, became an important plot point in ''Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'' when the show began eighteen months later, and put a number of UK viewers on the wrong track for Coulson's resurrection mystery in the show. (Many believed that he'd never ''really'' died at all, due to seeing a less conclusive version of his death scene.)

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** Weirdly, this isn't just a Channel 4 thing: UK versions of MarvelCinematicUniverse shows and movies tend to fall victim to this trope more often than most franchises, regardless of who's showing them. For example, UK cinematic showings of ''Film/TheAvengers'' ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' altered the shot which explicitly shows Coulson with Loki's blade piercing his chest - which, ironically, became an important plot point in ''Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'' when the show began eighteen months later, and put a number of UK viewers on the wrong track for Coulson's resurrection mystery in the show. (Many believed that he'd never ''really'' died at all, due to seeing a less conclusive version of his death scene.)
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