Created By: DragonQuestZ on October 31, 2009
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Material that won't fly past censors on TV (not even with Getting Crap Past the Radar), so it's included on video releases, often in the DVD Bonus Content.

Named because in The '90s there were TV shows that sold VHS releases called "Show X: Too Hot for TV!".

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  • Family Guy has the swear words not bleeped out as a DVD option.
  • Mr. Show spoofed this with "The Car Wash Change Thief Action Squad", an investigative reporting show, having an ad for the THFTV version.
Community Feedback Replies: 10
  • October 31, 2009
    Prfnoff
  • October 31, 2009
    Minivet
    Whitest Kids U Know took this to a ridiculous extreme, showing pixellated breasts with no justification except to say "Buy the DV Ds, this part won't be censored!"
  • October 31, 2009
    CodeMan38
    Episode 26 of Excel Saga. Numerous aspects of it, including its running time, were designed to make the episode not get past the Japanese broadcast standards authority.
  • October 31, 2009
    DragonQuestZ
    ^^ I was going to include that in the OP. I just forgot about it.
  • October 31, 2009
    Lee M
    Usually The BBC will show Family Guy and American Dad with all the material Fox cuts out.
  • October 31, 2009
    DragonQuestZ
    ^^ Those are different broadcast standards, not this trope.
  • October 31, 2009
    random surfer
    COPS and Jerry Springer both had "Too Hot for TV" video compilations.
  • November 1, 2009
    DragonQuestZ
    ^^ Those were the shows I meant in the OP. I just couldn't remember. Thank you.
  • November 1, 2009
    Unknown Troper
    If this troper recalls correctly, Epic Movie does this. This trope was also parodied in an episode of South Park, where a trailer for Jesus & Pals: Too Hot For TV is shown.
  • November 1, 2009
    halfmillennium
    • The Mock The Week DVD is named Too Hot for TV and is largely material which The BBC considered inappropriate for TV.
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