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11:53:46 PM Apr 1st 2012
Okay, folks, we need to change the trope title. (No idea how you start that ball rolling). DVD's are being released vanilla now - without commentaries, and Blurays have the commentaries.

"Director's commentary" doesn't quite cut it because some commentaries are done by cast, crew, people related to the subject (Apollo13 has a commentary track by Jim and Marylin Lovell, the real people).

Maybe "film commentary"? I dunno, you all can come up with something better.
10:01:07 PM Apr 12th 2011
There seems to be a whole sub-category of "Inebriated Commentaries", i.e. commentaries in which the crew is drunk or under the influence of other mind-altering substances. Should this be made into a subtrope? How about a distinction between "played straight" commentaries and joke commentaries?
11:04:39 AM Apr 28th 2010
Moving these quotes here because I am editing in another tab and don't want to get mixed up:

"Hello, ladies and gentlemen, I'm Ronald Haver, and I'm here to do something which we feel is rather unique ... the ability to switch back and forth between the sound track and this lecture track.?
— Film historian Ronald Haver on the first ever audio commentary for the 1984 Criterion Collection laserdisc release of original King Kong.

My inside knowledge of the creation of the Daisy Dukes is indeed awe-inspiring. And this is just the tip of the insight iceberg that has smashed into my brain after watching the one hour and 17 minutes of special features on the DVD for The Dukes of Hazzard.
— Slate Magazine, The hidden genius of the Dukes of Hazzard.

03:37:30 PM Apr 28th 2010
For future reference, when moving around excess quotes, you should create a Quotes Wiki page for it. It's pretty simple- just put the title in right after Quotes.
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