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* ''Series/PerfectStrangers'' had an episode where a controversial bit of dialogue was Bowlderized. Oddly, it was the episode in which Carl Winslow [[Series/FamilyMatters (yes, THAT Carl Winslow)]] made his debut appearance. Harriette, after kissing Carl, noted that his lips tasted sweet and asked him if he had powdered sugar on them. To cover up the fact that he had just eaten nine donuts, Carl quickly fabricates a lie that it was actually cocaine. He elaborates further by saying that they had a big bust and [[FingertipDrugAnalysis he needed to taste it to make sure that it was real.]] He then remarks about [[DrugsAreBad “The fools that use that junk.”]] The scene was aired with these lines, and remained as it was for years in it’s (sadly, limited) syndication run. But when the series was remastered in HD and resurfaced on DVD, Hulu, and other streaming releases, though Harriette’s line about powdered sugar was intact, Carl’s lines about tasting cocaine were removed entirely. It is likely that they won’t ever be put back in.


* [[http://memory-alpha.org/wiki/Amok_Time#Other_information The German version]] of the infamous ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' episode "Amok Time" had much of the HoYay and references to sexuality altered. Given that the episode is all about Spock needing to MateOrDie, and snapping out of it when he believes that he's killed [[TheNotLoveInterest Captain Kirk]], removing the HoYay and the references to sexuality from the episode is a little bit like removing the water from the ocean. How bad were the edits? Well, they made [[MateOrDie Pon Farr]] into a non-sexual illness, and redid it so that the whole thing was a lucid dream that Spock was having.
** And that was only the tip of the iceberg. The series had a very bad history of Bowdlerization in Germany. It started when public station ZDF for whatever reason showed an interest in the series. The question of the why this series of all things arises, since at that time it was filled to the brim with self-proclaimed ultra-conservative moral guardians. They first cherry-picked 39 of the 79 episodes, then cut out tons of material they didn't like and put everything though a dubbing process that today would just be seen as a GagDub. Amok Time was the worst example of this. The rest of the episodes was finally dubbed in 1988 by private station Sat.1 and while it generally had a more faithful dub and only few cuts, some episodes were still hackjobs. One episode, ''[[Recap/StarTrekS2E21PatternsOfForce Patterns of Force]]'', was still avoided (for understandable reasons, as it deals with a fascist alien culture who are explicitly copying the Third Reich rather than just being [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazis By Another Name]]), until finally Paramount themselves dubbed it in 1995. Of course it fell onto everyones feet ''hard'' once the DVD editions were in the planning stage. Paramount was absolutely livid at this CutAndPasteTranslation and it took pains and lots of money to put the episodes back into uncut state, dub the missing scenes and re-dub many scenes that were completely unusable due to censorship or a shoddy dub script.
** The HoYay portion of the backrub in Shore Leave [[https://khangratulations.tumblr.com/post/161514352834/hi-i-read-your-post-about-the-french-version-of is missing from both the German and French translations]], but given that the French translations of the show and the movies [[https://khangratulations.tumblr.com/post/161505991289/damn-im-so-sorry-i-pressed-enter-too-soon-and also make a lot of very weird changes to various Kirk/Spock exchanges for seemingly no logical reason]] this might well overlap with TranslationWithAnAgenda.
* UK broadcasts of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "Conspiracy" edit the scene where Remmick is shot by Picard and Riker. Remmick's head is not seen exploding (his flesh just gets burnt off) and we don't really see the mother creature emerging from his body. (That said, the head-exploding scene is left intact when BBC Two screens the ClipShow episode "Shades Of Grey," which includes it.)

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* [[http://memory-alpha.org/wiki/Amok_Time#Other_information The German version]] of the infamous ''Series/{{Star Trek|The Original Series}}'' episode "Amok Time" "[[Recap/StarTrekS2E1AmokTime Amok Time]]" had much of the HoYay and references to sexuality altered. Given that the episode is all about Spock needing to MateOrDie, and snapping out of it when he believes that he's killed [[TheNotLoveInterest Captain Kirk]], removing the HoYay and the references to sexuality from the episode is a little bit like removing the water from the ocean. How bad were the edits? Well, they made [[MateOrDie Pon Farr]] into a non-sexual illness, and redid it so that the whole thing was a lucid dream that Spock was having.
** And that was only the tip of the iceberg. The series had a very bad history of Bowdlerization in Germany. It started when public station ZDF for whatever reason showed an interest in the series. The question of the why this series of all things arises, since at that time it was filled to the brim with self-proclaimed ultra-conservative moral guardians. They first cherry-picked 39 of the 79 episodes, then cut out tons of material they didn't like and put everything though a dubbing process that today would just be seen as a GagDub. Amok Time was the worst example of this. The rest of the episodes was finally dubbed in 1988 by private station Sat.1 and while it generally had a more faithful dub and only few cuts, some episodes were still hackjobs. One episode, ''[[Recap/StarTrekS2E21PatternsOfForce "[[Recap/StarTrekS2E21PatternsOfForce Patterns of Force]]'', Force]]", was still avoided (for understandable reasons, as it deals with a fascist alien culture who are explicitly copying the Third Reich rather than just being [[ANaziByAnyOtherName Nazis By Another Name]]), until finally Paramount themselves dubbed it in 1995. Of course it fell onto everyones feet ''hard'' once the DVD editions were in the planning stage. Paramount was absolutely livid at this CutAndPasteTranslation and it took pains and lots of money to put the episodes back into uncut state, dub the missing scenes and re-dub many scenes that were completely unusable due to censorship or a shoddy dub script.
** The HoYay portion of the backrub in "[[Recap/StarTrekS1E15ShoreLeave Shore Leave Leave]]". [[https://khangratulations.tumblr.com/post/161514352834/hi-i-read-your-post-about-the-french-version-of is missing from both the German and French translations]], but given that the French translations of the show and the movies [[https://khangratulations.tumblr.com/post/161505991289/damn-im-so-sorry-i-pressed-enter-too-soon-and also make a lot of very weird changes to various Kirk/Spock exchanges for seemingly no logical reason]] this might well overlap with TranslationWithAnAgenda.
* UK broadcasts of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' episode "Conspiracy" "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS1E25Conspiracy Conspiracy]]" edit the scene where Remmick is shot by Picard and Riker. Remmick's head is not seen exploding (his flesh just gets burnt off) and we don't really see the mother creature emerging from his body. (That said, the head-exploding scene is left intact when BBC Two screens the ClipShow episode "Shades "[[Recap/StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E22ShadesOfGrey Shades Of Grey," Grey]]", which includes it.)



* It was inevitable that ''Series/TorchwoodMiracleDay'' would probably face the censors once the pay-cable season began airing on BBC America. But the BBCA airing of "Dead of Night" managed to sneak a bit of a DoubleStandard in as well. For obvious reasons, the fairly explicit sex scenes between Rex/Vera and Jack/Brad were cut. But Rex/Vera were still shown about to hook up, then post-coital. Meanwhile, the ''entire'' scene of Jack even going to the bar and flirting with Brad was cut, along with his drunk phone call to Gwen afterwards (which also happened to include the moment when Gwen sees her family again and the pair's mournful wish that [[spoiler: Ianto]] was still there). Which also meant that Jack vanished one evening and reappeared the next morning, hung over, without any explanation. Well done, BBCA censors.

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* It was inevitable that ''Series/TorchwoodMiracleDay'' would probably face the censors once the pay-cable season began airing on BBC America. But the BBCA airing of "Dead "[[Recap/TorchwoodS4E3DeadOfNight Dead of Night" Night]]" managed to sneak a bit of a DoubleStandard in as well. For obvious reasons, the fairly explicit sex scenes between Rex/Vera and Jack/Brad were cut. But Rex/Vera were still shown about to hook up, then post-coital. Meanwhile, the ''entire'' scene of Jack even going to the bar and flirting with Brad was cut, along with his drunk phone call to Gwen afterwards (which also happened to include the moment when Gwen sees her family again and the pair's mournful wish that [[spoiler: Ianto]] was still there). Which also meant that Jack vanished one evening and reappeared the next morning, hung over, without any explanation. Well done, BBCA censors.


* The syndicated version of ''Series/TheSopranos'' survives relatively unscathed sex and violence-wise, as David Chase filmed alternate scenes (the scenes at the Bada Bing Strip Club have scantily-clad dancers who don't take off their clothes and the violent deaths are often replaced with shots of someone's face or shown at an angle so the violence won't be as severe). However, all of the profanity and explicit sexual lines are redubbed with toned-down versions that either weaken the dramatic impact or are just plain {{Narm}}y. One particularly notorious instance of editing came when the line "...sucking on a Cub Scout's ass" became "...chewing on a Cub Scout's ear" [[note]]which still implies sexual molestation to a Boy Scout, no matter how you slice it[[/note]].

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* The syndicated version of ''Series/TheSopranos'' survives relatively unscathed sex and violence-wise, as David Chase Creator/DavidChase filmed alternate scenes (the scenes at the Bada Bing Strip Club have scantily-clad dancers who don't take off their clothes and the violent deaths are often replaced with shots of someone's face or shown at an angle so the violence won't be as severe). However, all of the profanity and explicit sexual lines are redubbed with toned-down versions that either weaken the dramatic impact or are just plain {{Narm}}y. One particularly notorious instance of editing came when the line "...sucking on a Cub Scout's ass" became "...chewing on a Cub Scout's ear" [[note]]which still implies sexual molestation to a Boy Scout, no matter how you slice it[[/note]].

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* When ''Series/KamenRiderBuild'' was aired in South Korea, the map used throughout the show was changed from Japan to a generic fictional country, presumably because of the historical bad blood between the two nations.


* The already controversial Creator/{{Netflix}} original ''Series/ThirteenReasonsWhy'' received this over ''two years'' after its initial release: the first season finale, "Tape 7, Side A", originally depicted (in full) [[spoiler:Hannah's suicide by slitting her wrists in the bathtub]]. The first season dropped in March 2017; in August 2019 (just before the third season's release), the scene was removed, leaving [[spoiler:Hannah's parents finding her]] intact. [[{{YMMV}} The edit doesn't affect the overall emotional tone.]]

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* The already controversial Creator/{{Netflix}} original ''Series/ThirteenReasonsWhy'' received this over ''two years'' after its initial release: the first season finale, "Tape 7, Side A", originally depicted (in full) [[spoiler:Hannah's suicide by slitting her wrists in the bathtub]]. The first season dropped in March 2017; in August 2019 (just before the third season's release), the scene was removed, leaving [[spoiler:Hannah's parents finding her]] intact. [[{{YMMV}} The edit doesn't affect the overall emotional tone.]]

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* The already controversial Creator/{{Netflix}} original ''Series/ThirteenReasonsWhy'' received this over ''two years'' after its initial release: the first season finale, "Tape 7, Side A", originally depicted (in full) [[spoiler:Hannah's suicide by slitting her wrists in the bathtub]]. The first season dropped in March 2017; in August 2019 (just before the third season's release), the scene was removed, leaving [[spoiler:Hannah's parents finding her]] intact. [[{{YMMV}} The edit doesn't affect the overall emotional tone.]]


** On BBC Two in the United Kingdom, the ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' episode "The Weight of the World" is screened without the part where Buffy smothers Dawn with a pillow, even in its post-watershed slot. So when Buffy goes into a catatonic state and admits to Willow that she 'killed Dawn', even if it was just in her thoughts, it makes hardly any sense at all.
** [[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 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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** On BBC Two in the United Kingdom, the ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' episode "The "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS5E21TheWeightOfTheWorld The Weight of the World" World]]" is screened without the part where Buffy smothers Dawn with a pillow, even in its post-watershed slot. So when Buffy goes into a catatonic state and admits to Willow that she 'killed Dawn', even if it was just in her thoughts, it makes hardly any sense at all.
** [[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" "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS4E10Hush 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 "[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS5E5NoPlaceLikeHome No Place Like Home"[[note]]("Out.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 repeats, which are uncut. When it was airing the show, Sky One also cut episodes in daytime slots for similar reasons.



** For some reason that only [[Creator/TheBBC BBC America]] would know, every airing of the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode ''The Eleventh Hour'' on said channel cuts the changing room scene. The only thing even close to nudity is Creator/MattSmith shirtless ''from the shoulders up'', followed by a slightly suggestive reaction by Amy. This leaves audiences confused as to [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse where he got his tweed coat, shirt and bow tie from]].
** Proof that Administrivia/TropesAreNotBad: For their broadcast on the ABC in Australia, episodes of ''Series/DoctorWho'' had scenes deemed too scary or violent cut from the film. The Australian National Archive had kept the censored clips as proof that they had been removed. Because of this, many of these clips are the only footage of some of the show's various {{Missing Episode}}s (notably ''The Macra Terror'', ''The Highlanders'', ''The Smugglers'', and ''Fury from the Deep''). Sadly, this is not known to have applied to occasions where ''entire episodes'' were banned.
** The official soundtrack-only and telesnap-reconstruction releases of "The Celestial Toymaker" respectively narrate over and distort out the only use ever in the series of the word "nigger". (Not directed at any actual character, but used in passing in the [[SocietyMarchesOn traditional version]] of the "Eenie Meenie Minie Mo" counting rhyme.}
** The notorious outcry from MoralGuardians over the graphically violent original cliffhanger of episode 3 of "The Deadly Assassin", with the villain apparently drowning the Doctor in a pond, led to the archive master tape of the episode being edited to tone down the sequence. For the VHS and DVD releases of the story, the original version of the sequence was reconstructed using off-air fan recordings of the original broadcast.

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** For some reason that only [[Creator/TheBBC BBC America]] would know, every airing of the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episode ''The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E1TheEleventhHour The Eleventh Hour'' Hour]]" on said channel cuts the changing room scene. The only thing even close to nudity is Creator/MattSmith shirtless ''from the shoulders up'', followed by a slightly suggestive reaction by Amy. This leaves audiences confused as to [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse where he got his tweed coat, shirt and bow tie from]].
** Proof that Administrivia/TropesAreNotBad: For their broadcast on the ABC in Australia, episodes of ''Series/DoctorWho'' had scenes deemed too scary or violent cut from the film.cut. The Australian National Archive had kept the censored clips as proof that they had been removed. Because of this, many of these clips are the only footage of some of the show's various {{Missing Episode}}s (notably ''The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E7TheMacraTerror The Macra Terror'', ''The Highlanders'', ''The Smugglers'', Terror]]", "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E4TheHighlanders The Highlanders]]", "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS4E1TheSmugglers The Smugglers]]", and ''Fury "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS5E6FuryFromTheDeep Fury from the Deep'').Deep]]"). Sadly, this is not known to have applied to occasions where ''entire episodes'' were banned.
** The official soundtrack-only and telesnap-reconstruction releases of "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS3E7TheCelestialToymaker The Celestial Toymaker" Toymaker]]" respectively narrate over and distort out the only use ever in the series of the word "nigger". (Not directed at any actual character, but used in passing in the [[SocietyMarchesOn traditional version]] of the "Eenie Meenie Minie Mo" counting rhyme.}
** The notorious outcry from MoralGuardians over the graphically violent original cliffhanger of episode 3 of "The "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS14E3TheDeadlyAssassin The Deadly Assassin", Assassin]]", with the villain apparently drowning the Doctor in a pond, led to the archive master tape of the episode being edited to tone down the sequence. For the VHS and DVD releases of the story, the original version of the sequence was reconstructed using off-air fan recordings of the original broadcast.


* ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego'': Rockapella, this PBS kids' game show's house band, performed their song "Zombie Jamboree" on the show at least a few times, originally having one line of the chorus be "I don't give a damn". Reruns changed the last word to "dang".

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* ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego'': ''Series/WhereInTheWorldIsCarmenSandiego''[='s=] house band, Rockapella, this PBS kids' game show's house band, performed their song "Zombie Jamboree" on the show at least a few times, originally having one line of the chorus be "I don't give a damn". Reruns changed the last word to "dang".

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* Chinese reality show ''Divas Hit The Road'' censored an actress's headscarf due to its alleged association with "extreme religion," covering her head with cartoon graphics and in some scenes covering her entire body with a cartoon cactus.

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*''Series/{{Dexter}}'' was a Showtime series that started in 2006. In 2007, CBS decided to air Season 1. This required extensive editing, to the point that the dialog of some characters (esp. Debra, who averages an F-Bomb every 15-20 seconds along with other curses)was effectively gibberish. Season 1 was the only season aired by CBS.

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** ''Series/PowerRangersTimeForce'' was heavily censored following 9/11 to remove much of the franchise's staple of StuffBlowingUp, and to re-record some of Ransik's dialogue to remove analogues to terrorism. At least one post-9/11 airing of "Ransik Lives", instead of using the actual edit seen on the home video releases, instead used a placeholder edit where his speech was dubbed over with the ''Time Force'' theme song, complete with Ransik moving his lips with nothing coming out.

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* The BBC cosy cop show ''Series/ATouchOfFrost'' is based on a series of novels by R D Wingfield, in which the OldFashionedCopper protagonist Jack Frost is far more genuinely bigoted, abrasive, irresponsible and semi-corrupt, and the general tone is far darker.

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** Hallmark was notorious for muting out the term "Oh my God" in certain shows, believing that the network's devoutly religious audience would be offended. Ironically, said audience actually got offended that they would censor that expression at all!


* The Creator/DisneyPlus version of ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'' censors a line referencing Creator/RKelly's attraction to teens.

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* The Creator/DisneyPlus version of ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'' censors a line referencing Creator/RKelly's Music/RKelly's attraction to teens.

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* The Creator/DisneyPlus version of ''Series/ThatsSoRaven'' censors a line referencing Creator/RKelly's attraction to teens.

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