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18th Nov '17 2:13:48 PM AHI-3000
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* {{Bowdlerise}}: Has some elements in common with:
** EditedForSyndication: Sometimes used to remove content, but mostly used to cut scenes for more commercials or to cut out scenes that are either too long or are superfluous to the plot [[note]](if it's the rerun of a sketch comedy show, like ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', ''SCTV'', ''Fridays'', or ''Series/{{MADtv}}'', then sketches are usually edited to fit a 30-minute or 60-minute time frame, for having too many technical errors, [[ClumsyCopyrightCensorship to get rid of copyrighted material]], or because the sketch was too controversial)[[/note]].
** TooSoon: Bowdlerization due to [[FunnyAneurysmMoment Funny Aneurysm]] or HarsherInHindsight moments of the "life imitates art" variety.
** ClumsyCopyrightCensorship: Removing or covering up product placement and/or copyrighted music or footage from reruns, reairings, and when put on different media (i.e. DVD and online streaming).
** MissingEpisode and BannedEpisode (though censorship isn't the only reason a TV show episode is pulled. Other reasons include: TroubledProduction issues, writers' or actors' strikes, budget cuts, CreatorBacklash, CreatorBreakdown, or the usual 'the show got canceled early and a lot of the planned episodes were never finished').
*** BannedInChina: Also has elements in common with MissingEpisode and BannedEpisode, as some international versions of American TV shows have been banned due to ValuesDissonance.

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* BannedEpisode: When an episode of a TV series (or other installment of a media franchise) is prohibited from being shown again.
* BannedInChina: Media that has been banned from an entire country, usually due to the national government's censorship laws.
* {{Bowdlerise}}: Has some elements in common with:
** EditedForSyndication: Sometimes used to remove content, but mostly used to cut scenes for
General toning-down of content considered obscene into something more commercials or to cut out scenes that are either too long or are superfluous to the plot [[note]](if it's the rerun of a sketch comedy show, like ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', ''SCTV'', ''Fridays'', or ''Series/{{MADtv}}'', then sketches are usually edited to fit a 30-minute or 60-minute time frame, for having too many technical errors, [[ClumsyCopyrightCensorship to get rid of copyrighted material]], or because the sketch was too controversial)[[/note]].
palatable.
** TooSoon: Bowdlerization due to [[FunnyAneurysmMoment Funny Aneurysm]] or HarsherInHindsight moments of the "life imitates art" variety.
** ClumsyCopyrightCensorship: Removing or covering up product placement and/or copyrighted music or footage from reruns, reairings, and when put on different media (i.e. DVD and online streaming).
** MissingEpisode and BannedEpisode (though censorship isn't the only reason a TV show episode is pulled. Other reasons include: TroubledProduction issues, writers' or actors' strikes, budget cuts, CreatorBacklash, CreatorBreakdown, or the usual 'the show got canceled early and a lot of the planned episodes were never finished').
*** BannedInChina: Also has elements in common with MissingEpisode and BannedEpisode, as some international versions of American TV shows have been banned due to ValuesDissonance.
"LifeImitatesArt" variety.



* ContentWarnings: Mostly played straight; mostly PlayedForLaughs, depending on context

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* ClumsyCopyrightCensorship: Removing or covering up ProductPlacement and/or {{UsefulNotes/copyright}}ed music or footage from reruns, reairings, and when put on different media (i.e. DVD and online streaming).
* ContentWarnings: Mostly played straight; mostly sometimes PlayedForLaughs, depending on contextcontext.



** GettingCrapPastTheRadar: DefyingTheCensors on an underhanded level. Leads to CrossesTheLineTwice or RefugeInAudacity if done with explicit content or if done in excess.



** GettingCrapPastTheRadar: DefyingTheCensors on an underhanded level. Leads to CrossesTheLineTwice or RefugeInAudacity if done with explicit content or if done in excess.
* EditedForSyndication: Sometimes used to remove content, but mostly used to cut scenes for more commercials or to cut out scenes that are either too long or are superfluous to the plot [[note]](if it's the rerun of a sketch comedy show, like ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'', ''SCTV'', ''Fridays'', or ''Series/{{MADtv}}'', then sketches are usually edited to fit a 30-minute or 60-minute time frame, for having too many technical errors, [[ClumsyCopyrightCensorship to get rid of copyrighted material]], or because the sketch was too controversial)[[/note]].



* PoliticallyCorrectHistory

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* PoliticallyCorrectHistory** PoliticallyCorrectHistory: Distortion of historical truth by removing or downplaying its more [[ValuesDissonance unpleasant aspects]].
30th May '17 7:58:36 AM justanid
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Compare TheseTropesShouldWatchTheirLanguage.

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Compare TheseTropesShouldWatchTheirLanguage. See also HelpHelpThisIndexIsBeingRepressed.
26th Nov '16 10:39:33 AM Berrenta
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* AbridgedForChildren



* DroppedAbridgedOnIt
2nd Apr '16 3:02:32 PM foxley
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* PreAprovedSermon

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* PreAprovedSermonPreApprovedSermon
2nd Apr '16 3:02:07 PM foxley
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* PreaPprovedSermon

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* PreaPprovedSermonPreAprovedSermon
2nd Apr '16 3:01:36 PM foxley
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* PreaPprovedSermon
4th Mar '16 9:48:29 PM AzureSeas
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* Creator/NintendoTreehouse

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* Creator/NintendoTreehouse
24th Feb '16 8:00:30 PM drmagikoopa
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* MusicIsPolitics


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* RadioFriendliness
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