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** The trailer for the Vaccination Special included two scenes that didn't make it to the final episode: Red yelling "Better watch your back at school tomorrow!" at the boys and a scene in the school bathroom where Cartman tells several other students that they need to bring life back into the school. The latter scene presumably became the scene in the school bathroom where Cartman tells Stan and Kyle about his and Kenny's idea to prank their teacher.


The reasons for this vary. Usually the trailers are released while the film itself is still being edited, so the Trailer footage may end becoming a DeletedScene or replaced by an alternate take in the final cut. Also, most trailers are put together by third-party companies that often have no idea what is or is not going to emd up in the film, working only with the footage available to them. Finally, in the era of digital filmmaking the VFX get continiously tweaked up until release, so almost all big-budget blockbusters will have unfinished effects in the trailers. This also makes it easier for the studios to make deliberate changes to the trailer footage to obscure the true plot of the movie.

This trope is especially common in the teaser trailers that are released long in advance of a film's premiere. Often released while the film is still in the early stages of production, teasers commonly feature special footage or scenes that are never intended to be used in the film, either made specifically for promotional purposes or re-purposing internal materials from early production tests.

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The reasons for this vary. Usually the trailers are released while the film itself is still being edited, so the Trailer footage may end becoming a DeletedScene or replaced by an alternate take in the final cut. Also, most trailers are put together by third-party companies that often have no idea what is or is not going to emd end up in the film, working only with the footage available to them. Finally, in the era of digital filmmaking filmmaking, the VFX get continiously continuously tweaked up until release, so almost all big-budget blockbusters will have unfinished effects in the trailers. This also makes it easier for the studios to make deliberate changes to the trailer footage to obscure the true plot of the movie.

This trope is especially common in the teaser trailers that with short "teaser" trailers, which are released long in advance of before a film's premiere. Often released while premiere; so long, in fact, the film is work itself may still be in the early stages of production, teasers production. Teasers commonly feature special footage or scenes that are were never intended to be used in the film, either such as clips made specifically for promotional purposes or re-purposing internal materials from re-purposed early production tests.

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Contrast TrailersAlwaysSpoil, where the audience has already seen the choicest bits of the story before they ever watch the film.


NeverTrustATrailer taken to the logical extreme: some trailers are ''so'' untrustworthy they include scenes that have been cut from the film itself. Or even worse, filmed just for the trailer.

Most trailers are put together by companies that have no idea what is or is not going to get cut from the film, but this doesn't really help the poor bastard that only came to see the scene that didn't make it in.

This may, however, be justified by the fact that the movie is still being edited as the trailers are released. Since the editing process may take months and sometimes only finish mere weeks before the theatrical release, it is rather common for the trailer scenes to either become a DeletedScene or be replaced by an alternate take in the final cut.

This trope is also common in teaser trailers that are released long in advance of a film's release. They often feature special footage or scenes that are never intended to be used in the film, said footage either being made specifically for promotion or re-purposed internal materials from early production tests.

All in all, such scenes can be found in nearly every movie with a sufficient amount of promotional material. Expect them to appear in the Deleted Scenes section of the DVD or to be included in a Recut for a LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition. A wealth of these can be found in this [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHFGrpYrchA53AyXMByjZnNVbN1C_wbQ5 Youtube playlist]].

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NeverTrustATrailer taken to the logical extreme: some trailers that are ''so'' untrustworthy they include scenes that have been cut from the film itself. Or even worse, filmed just for the trailer.

Most trailers are put together by companies that have no idea what is or is not going to get cut from the film, but this doesn't really help the poor bastard that only came to see the scene that didn't make it in.

trailer. This may, however, be justified by the fact that the happens more often than not: almost every movie is still being edited with a sufficient amount of promotional material will feature at least some shots not in the final movie. Sometimes they end up released later as the DeletedScene on the Home Release or included as part of a Recut for the LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition.

The reasons for this vary. Usually
the trailers are released. Since released while the editing process film itself is still being edited, so the Trailer footage may take months and sometimes only finish mere weeks before the theatrical release, it is rather common for the trailer scenes to either become end becoming a DeletedScene or be replaced by an alternate take in the final cut.

cut. Also, most trailers are put together by third-party companies that often have no idea what is or is not going to emd up in the film, working only with the footage available to them. Finally, in the era of digital filmmaking the VFX get continiously tweaked up until release, so almost all big-budget blockbusters will have unfinished effects in the trailers. This also makes it easier for the studios to make deliberate changes to the trailer footage to obscure the true plot of the movie.

This trope is also especially common in the teaser trailers that are released long in advance of a film's release. They often premiere. Often released while the film is still in the early stages of production, teasers commonly feature special footage or scenes that are never intended to be used in the film, said footage either being made specifically for promotion promotional purposes or re-purposed re-purposing internal materials from early production tests.

All in all, such scenes can be found in nearly every movie with a sufficient amount of promotional material. Expect them to appear in the Deleted Scenes section of the DVD or to be included in a Recut for a LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition. A wealth of these can be found in this [[https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHFGrpYrchA53AyXMByjZnNVbN1C_wbQ5 Youtube playlist]].
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* At least a few reaction shots from ''Anime/DragonBallSuperBroly'', such as [[https://media1.tenor.com/images/0911d81e604db785d6668f0bb24e08d2/tenor.gif?itemid=17051426 Goku reacting to Broly's power]], did not make the final cut.


* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic did a trailer for a ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' review that had almost a completely different storyline to said review. People ''enjoyed'' it (Rob calls it his favorite episode), but that was never explained.

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* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic did a trailer for a ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' review that had almost a completely different storyline footage to said review. People ''enjoyed'' it (Rob calls it his favorite episode), but that was never explained. Those trailer-exclusive scenes include Malcolm-as-Finn unmasking and saying ''"wow, a black guy"'', Kylo's three-bladed lightsaber with many messages against complaining fans and BB-8 with many messages describing it as a cutesy Merchandise-Driven character.


* The original trailer for ''WesternAnimation/CloseEnough'' shown at SDCC 2017 is your standard [[ExaggeratedTrope rapidfire montage]] of scenes from the upcoming season... except it isn't. The trailer was actually a case of Creator/{{TBS}} showing off the '''[[{{pilot}} pitch reel]]''' that the creators made to sell the show to begin with, thus ''long'' predating any finished episodes to take clips from.

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* The original trailer for ''WesternAnimation/CloseEnough'' shown at SDCC 2017 is your standard [[ExaggeratedTrope rapidfire montage]] of scenes from the upcoming season... except it isn't. The trailer was actually a case of Creator/{{TBS}} showing off the '''[[{{pilot}} pitch reel]]''' that the creators made to sell the show to begin with, thus ''long'' predating any finished episodes to take clips from.from. Thus, the few cases in which the final series ''does'' have a scene that matches the trailer is a case of them recycling that animation.


* The initial trailer for ''WesternAnimation/CloseEnough'' is '''[[ExaggeratedTrope a prolonged rapidfire montage]]''' of scenes that look like they're clipped from episodes, but are actually completely original. It was actually a [[{{pilot}} pitch reel]] made before the show as greenlit, much less had finished episodes to take clips from.

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* The initial original trailer for ''WesternAnimation/CloseEnough'' shown at SDCC 2017 is '''[[ExaggeratedTrope a prolonged your standard [[ExaggeratedTrope rapidfire montage]]''' montage]] of scenes that look like they're clipped from episodes, but are actually completely original. It the upcoming season... except it isn't. The trailer was actually a [[{{pilot}} case of Creator/{{TBS}} showing off the '''[[{{pilot}} pitch reel]] reel]]''' that the creators made before to sell the show as greenlit, much less had to begin with, thus ''long'' predating any finished episodes to take clips from.

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* The initial trailer for ''WesternAnimation/CloseEnough'' is '''[[ExaggeratedTrope a prolonged rapidfire montage]]''' of scenes that look like they're clipped from episodes, but are actually completely original. It was actually a [[{{pilot}} pitch reel]] made before the show as greenlit, much less had finished episodes to take clips from.


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* ''Manga/OnePiece'' had a dub-only example of this. Back when 4Kids had the license to the series, they released a promotional DVD which included music videos featuring clips from the series. Many of these clips were from the Buggy side-story, Apis, and Little Garden story arcs, which were completely skipped from the 4Kids dub of the series. To make things weirder, the dub had already passed the point where these story arcs should have been.

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* ''Manga/OnePiece'' had a dub-only example of this. Back when 4Kids Creator/FourKidsEntertainment had the license to the series, they released a promotional DVD which included music videos featuring clips from the series. Many of these clips were from the Buggy side-story, Apis, and Little Garden story arcs, which were completely skipped from the 4Kids dub of the series. To make things weirder, the dub had already passed the point where these story arcs should have been.



** For ''Anime/{{Pokemon 2000}}'' an [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-k6BoH9h2U early trailer]] showed a scene where Ash leaps to rescue Pikachu off a cliff. A tearful Misty (who isn't wearing her jacket like in the final product) tries to run and save Ash but is stopped by Tracey. There's also a scene with Ash and Pikachu on the boat that isn't present in the final product.
** A trailer for ''Anime/PokemonDestinyDeoxys'' depicted a space battle between Deoxys and Ash riding on the back of Rayquaza, which was nowhere to be seen in the final cut. This may have caused the UrbanLegendOfZelda of being able to ride Rayquaza into space in ''[[VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire Pokemon Emerald]]''.

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** For ''Anime/{{Pokemon 2000}}'' ''Anime/Pokemon2000'' an [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-k6BoH9h2U early trailer]] showed a scene where Ash leaps to rescue Pikachu off a cliff. A tearful Misty (who isn't wearing her jacket like in the final product) tries to run and save Ash but is stopped by Tracey. There's also a scene with Ash and Pikachu on the boat that isn't present in the final product.
** A trailer for ''Anime/PokemonDestinyDeoxys'' depicted a space battle between Deoxys and Ash riding on the back of Rayquaza, which was nowhere to be seen in the final cut. This may have caused the UrbanLegendOfZelda of being able to ride Rayquaza into space in ''[[VideoGame/PokemonRubyAndSapphire Pokemon Pokémon Emerald]]''.



** A teaser for what eventually became ''Anime/PokemonZoroarkMasterOfIllusions'' originally depicted [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPK-nwpHY1M Ho-Oh and Lugia]] locked in aerial combat, presumably for a ''Heart Gold/Soul Silver'' tie-in at the time. Other [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AR-WW07hvM early trainers]] showed a shadowy EvilTwin of Ash, which also never made it to the movie.

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** A teaser for what eventually became ''Anime/PokemonZoroarkMasterOfIllusions'' originally depicted [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPK-nwpHY1M Ho-Oh and Lugia]] locked in aerial combat, presumably for a ''Heart Gold/Soul Silver'' ''[=HeartGold/SoulSilver=]'' tie-in at the time. Other [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AR-WW07hvM early trainers]] showed a shadowy EvilTwin of Ash, which also never made it to the movie.



** Almost nothing from the teaser for the third movie was included in the final film, as the script was heavily rewritten during production.
* Most of the clips in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHUirIS9da0 the trailer for]] the first episode ''[[VideoGame/PriPara Idol Time [=PriPara=]]]'' were not seen in the final version of the episode or were altered, like the glances we see of Michiru and Nino in their civilian identities.

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** Almost nothing from [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGy4RimdR9o the teaser for the third movie movie]] was included in the final film, as the script was heavily rewritten during production.
* Most of the clips in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHUirIS9da0 the trailer for]] the first episode of ''[[VideoGame/PriPara Idol Time [=PriPara=]]]'' PriPara]]'' were not seen in the final version of the episode or were altered, like the glances we see of Michiru and Nino in their civilian identities.



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* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic did a trailer for a ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' review that had almost a completely different storyline to said review. People ''enjoyed'' it, (Rob calls it his favorite episode), but that was never explained.

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* WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic did a trailer for a ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' review that had almost a completely different storyline to said review. People ''enjoyed'' it, it (Rob calls it his favorite episode), but that was never explained.

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* None of the scenes from the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_2HNte6-O8 announcement trailer]] of ''Anime/CodeGeassLelouchOfTheResurrection'' were in the actual movie because the story was rewritten several times.


* Cloud 9's industry trailer for 'Series/TheLegendOfWilliamTell' includes several scenes and lines of dialogue that did not appear in the show. One showed up as a flashback despite not being shown the first time around.

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* Cloud 9's industry trailer for 'Series/TheLegendOfWilliamTell' ''Series/TheLegendOfWilliamTell'' includes several scenes and lines of dialogue that did not appear in the show. One showed up as a flashback despite not being shown the first time around.

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