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The gap between broadcast and home video gave Mami time to redecorate.

Things take time and some companies really don't have the time to spare. TV airings can be more the beta version of the episode and fully complete on DVD and Blu-ray, or even in subsequent airings before home video copies are made (satellite/cable, online streaming, syndication, export). Sometimes this can be fixing of Off-Model shots and scenes, additional animation and special effects, or reworking of backgrounds. The TV version is often never seen again; the more nostalgic viewers usually Keep Circulating the Tapes.

Primarily an Anime trope. The anime fandom has named this being "Shafted" after Studio Shaft, which uses this on nearly every show it produces.

Unrelated to Better on DVD, which is "Archive Binge enhances the series."

Compare to Recut (and specially Improved by the Re-Cut) and George Lucas Altered Version for movies, and somewhat related to Updated Re-release and Polished Port for Video Games. Super-Trope to Too Hot for TV, which is this used for censoring. Compare negatively to Digital Destruction.


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    Anime & Manga 
  • Berserk (2016) was made mainly in 3D with some passages of 2D, and in addition to being censored for television it had a Troubled Production. The Blu-ray release of season 1 removed the Barbie Doll Anatomy and Censor Shadows that had accompanied the TV version, and besides improving the original 2D cuts it also redid some 3D shots in 2D. However, whatever 3D they didn't replace altogether was largely unchanged.
  • Studio Shaft uses this in nearly every one of their releases. The biggest examples are:
    • Bakemonogatari's anime adaptation is famous for this; nearly every scene is reworked in some way for the home release. The climax of the "Nadeko Snake" arc in particular is especially enhanced, although that's not saying much when the vast majority of the scene wasn't drawn or animated at all for the broadcast version.
    • Negima!? various scenes got remade, adding characters and other details in the background and adding animation in various places most noticeably in the opening of episode 19 where instead of static shots of Asuna's dud form it now runs around trips and falls. Funimation used the DVD version in their releases.
    • Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei got this as well. Most notably, the first five episodes had various funny title cards, one of which read "The opening isn't ready yet." The opening is included in the DVD releases.
    • Puella Magi Madoka Magica, as pictured above. The first two episodes released on Blu-ray have had a ton of reworks to just about everything, with ridiculous amounts of added complexity in the background, completely redone shots, unnecessary color changes. It might have been easier to redo the whole thing from scratch.
    • Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story: The sixth episode of the second season had notable Off-Model scenes; some scenes had repeated shots, moments of characters speaking without any dialogue, and still images over battles. Each of them were reworked on for the blu-ray.
    • Mekakucity Actors had most of the world's environments redone for the Blu-ray.
    • Tsukuyomi: Moon Phase was greatly enhanced on DVD, as multiple examples of Fight Unscene were fixed and the overall animation quality was improved.
  • Sunrise is also known for this. Code Geass in particular was heavily reworked for DVD, though other series got improvements too.
  • Haruhi Suzumiya: The DVD episodes have several small changes from the broadcast episodes, fixing slight animation discrepancies to maintain internal continuity, such as a small window always appearing above a classroom door.
  • Lyrical Nanoha had a lot of Off-Model errors fixed in the DVD volumes, redid the transformation sequences, and changed a few select scenes:
    • Toward the end of Strikers Episode 8, the broadcast version made Nanoha look like she was having a serious wartime flashback just before she fires at Teana. The DVD made it more clear that she's disappointed.
    • The scene where Nanoha blasts Quattro. In the TV version, Nanoha slams her foot down to brace herself on the floor before firing her magical girl staff. The DVD version has her slams her foot down so hard it smashes the floor, emphasizing how much power she is putting into this attack.
  • Xebec's Negima! Magister Negi Magi anime's Off-Model was largely corrected in the DVD releases.
  • Crescent Love had this perfectly spherical "cabbage" which was redrawn more convincingly.
  • Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel: Zig-zagged. The DVD release fixes some of the animation goofs of the theatrical version, but at the same time downgrade the visual effects such as falling snow and mana blasts.
  • Kamichama Karin had quite a mountain of animation errors in episode four, and maybe in later episodes as well. Satelight fixed them in the DVDs.
  • Tenchi Muyo!: As the first Tenchi-related series to be fully computer animated, the producers of Tenchi Muyo! GXP were able to make two different versions of the show. The Japanese DVD release features scenes that are slightly different from the TV broadcast version. In most cases, these altered scenes replace some backgrounds with more detailed versions, recompose some shots and remove the towels from the female characters in the bath.
  • Higurashi: When They Cry looks somewhat clearer and has some design changes compared to the Japanese TV airings and Japanese DVDs.
  • Makai Senki Disgaea has fairly good animation in both incarnations, but nevertheless, a few scenes were redrawn slightly for the DVD release, to be a bit more consistent with the in-game character artwork for the looks of things.
  • Government Crime Investigation Agent Zaizen Jotaro was a very notable (and mandatory) example of this, and just to show how different the animation was between the TV airing and the DVD. Trans Artsnote  included the first episode as it originally aired as a comparison.
  • BlazBlue: Alter Memory is full of off-model and "QUALITY" moments. Their first DVD release already indicates that they are planning to fix that. Notable is Jin's quality ice strike in the first episode, which actually looks similar to the ones from the games in the DVD release.
  • When Attack on Titan originally aired on TV, it had some... production problems, so to speak. Said problems were rectified in the initial home video release, then again for the North American release.
  • Sailor Moon Crystal is far closer in style to the manga it's based on than the 1990s series, but still has its fair share of jarring Off-Model moments due to rushed production, including but not limited to Dull Surprise, skewed perspective, misaligned facial features, and many more. The Blu-ray/DVD release takes the time to correct the vast majority of these errors, which makes for much more consistent animation quality. Original version on the left, DVD on the right.
  • While it doesn't necessarily improve the overall animation quality, Volume 6 (the bonus disc) of Neon Genesis Evangelion contains the Director's Cut versions of episodes 21-24. These versions feature redrawn (but still limited) versions of the original episodes (through redrawing each scene and/or adding new effects) and add in new scenes that either improve the effect of the sequences they're added to (i.e. Asuka's Mind Rape) or add in some much-needed clarification to several vague plot points in the original series.
    • This carries over to the Rebuild of Evangelion saga, where each different version of the films has a different number. The main addition with each reiteration is usually updated and cleaned up 2D animation, as well as upgraded CGI effects. 1.11 and 2.22 also have restored deleted scenes while 3.333 was re-rendered from 720p to 4K for IMAX cinemas. This is a chart for the releases:
      • 1.0 (theatrical release) → 1.01 (DVD release) → 1.11 (Remastered DVD/Blu-ray/4D release)
      • 2.0 (theatrical release) → 2.22 (DVD/Blu-ray/4D release)
      • 3.0 (theatrical release) → 3.33 (DVD/Blu-ray/4D release) → 3.333 (IMAX/Remastered Blu-ray/IMAX Enhanced 4K Ultra HD release)
      • 3.0+1.0 (Japanese theatrical release) → 3.0+1.01 (last run/international theatrical release/Amazon Prime Video release) → 3.0+1.11 (DVD/Blu-ray/IMAX Enhanced 4K Ultra HD release)
    • There are also TV-only releases which have different numbers and noted with a prime symbol (') or three. 1.01' (not to be confused with the DVD release) and 3.03' have two different TV versions each (gaining an additional ' for their latter airings) while 2.02' has three, basically making the latest TV airing 2.02'''. The changes to these TV versions are unknown and copies of these versions cannot be found anywhere.
  • Gonna Be the Twin-Tail!!'s anime adaptation had its share of QUALITY during its broadcast run, made even more jarring since the version of the show aired on Nico Nico Douga (which aired a week later) didn't look like it was rushed out from the production floor. The Blu-rays and DVDs build on the version aired on Nico Nico rather than the TV version, and the difference is astounding.
  • Hellsing had a second release of the OVAs with the first four enhanced.
  • Dragon Ball Super got a significant cleanup for its infamously Off-Model fifth episode on the DVD & Blu-ray release. In general, the entire Battle of Gods saga and Resurrection F saga had several animation cleanups, and the Goku Black saga's home release changed some visual effects.
  • JoJo's Bizarre Adventure undergoes some hefty animation revisions each time a Blu-ray release comes out, removing the Censor Shadows in gory scenes (as well as Jotaro smoking) and cleaning up some less-than-perfect scenes, as shown with sliders here. The most notable example is the "DIO's World" arc in Stardust Crusaders, where all four episodes were littered with Off-Model shots in the TV version; most of them were given a much-needed update.
  • The initial broadcast version of the seventh episode of Birdy the Mighty: Decode had animation that was looser and much sketchier than the rest of the series. For the DVD release, it featured better animation.
  • Yuri!!! on Ice tended to suffer from Off-Model stills and animation in later episodes when it first aired, especially in regards to the figure skating scenes. Most of them were fixed in the DVD and Blu-ray release, and some shots that were originally stills were even redone to be animated.
  • Legend of Raoh: Chapter of Death in Love, the first movie in the Fist of the North Star: Legends of the True Savior series, had over 500 of its animation frames redrawn for its DVD release.
  • Pop Team Epic spoofs this with a "Blu Ray Version" of the final panel, drawn in greater detail. When the anime released, the DVD and Blu-ray versions have different cover art (all parodies of Die Hard) as a call back to the comic.
  • The ADV Films release of Excel♡Saga a "joke explanation" subtitle track, which explains some of the incredibly complex Japanese puns that go straight over English viewers heads.
  • The DVD release of Polyphonica fixed some of the infamous QUALITY VAN scene issues, keeping the morphing shark-dolphin a shark and making the sky behind the domed glass blue instead of bright sunlight.
  • The original television release of Brave Witches included a lot of rather crude CGI Off-Model shots of the Witches. This was fixed up considerably for the Blu-Ray release.
  • The DVD release of Inazuma Eleven: Ares and its sequel Orion fixed a lot of animation errors and changed many small details. One of the larger errors in the TV release was showing Taiyou as a teenager playing for Arakumo Gakuen, despite being only 4 years old.
  • The final episode of Violet Evergarden had an extended cut for the Blu-ray that added new scenes not on the original TV/Netflix broadcast. These scenes helped to flesh out the story some more. Unfortunately, most international releases on Blu-ray would only have the original version, or have the extended episode be sub-only.
  • In what is probably the Ur-Example, AKIRA had rougher animation and off-model moments in the original 1988 theatrical release in Japan, so much so that the eventual LaserDisc release (which was also used for the international theatrical release) would fix the animation in over 200 shots, while giving extra oomph to the audio mix. All later versions of the film would be based on the fixed LaserDisc version, making the 1988 Japanese theatrical version a piece of lost media. Tropes Are Tools as this LaserDisc version would be the version that would establish AKIRA as the masterpiece it is hailed as today.
  • Weathering With You had many slight tweaks for the Blu-ray release, as seen here. Subverted as some international Blu-ray releases (mainly the Dutch, Thai and Korean releases) still have the theatrical version.
  • The original theater release of the Kaguya-sama: Love Is War movie had a montage of past episodes for the intro and more generic credits. When it was shown on TV, both had brand new visuals added in.

    Films — Animation 
  • There are some differentiating visuals between the original theatrical version of The Lion King and the 2002 IMAX re-release, which also appear on home video and TV prints sourced from the IMAX version. The DVD of Aladdin has a similar remaster, made for a cancelled IMAX re-release.
  • The Sleeping Beauty Platinum Edition Blu-Ray and DVD use a restoration taken from the original camera negatives, making the picture appear 16% wider than during the original theatrical release.
  • Frozen had its aspect ratio slightly expanded for home video release. And would end up being further expanded for the 4K Ultra HD and Disney+ release.
  • Pixar likes to take advantage of this:
    • For the home video releases of A Bug's Life and Finding Nemo, Pixar recomposed several scenes so various details wouldn't be left out when viewing them in a 4:3 aspect ratio.
    • For the Blu-ray releases of their older movies such as Toy Story, the original scene files were re-rendered in high-definition.
    • On DVD, Cars had added details on the tops an bottoms of the frames for the 4:3 version for the DVD and VHS releases that weren't there in the theaters and weren't included in the later widescreen home releases and streaming version of it, which default to the original theatrical version's aspect ratio.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • Highlander: Endgame: The home media releases used a "producers cut" that fixes the haphazard way the theatrical version was edited by adding story important scenes that were inexplicably shot but left out and polishing up the SFX. It also fixed an infamous scene where a huge JVC sign was present during Connor's death by blanking it out in reaction to complaints that having product placement in such an emotional scene was distasteful.
  • The Star Wars prequel trilogy had a few edits, recuts, and additions to its original video releases — enough of them to be noticed, but not to the scale of the Original Trilogy's Special Editions.
  • Street Fighter: The end-credits stinger was added into the American Laserdisc, VHS, and DVD releases. According to an issue of GamePro, it wasn't present in the theatrical version out of deference to Raul Julia.
  • Just like Hideaki Anno's other work, Shin Godzilla had some enhancements done for the home video release. Ultimately Downplayed as only two shots were subtly altered from the theatrical release.
    • For the DVD and Blu-ray release of Anno's earlier live action film Love & Pop, two minutes worth of deleted scenes were restored. The DVD and Blu-ray releases were also sourced from the original videotape masters instead of a film print, giving the film a high frame rate 60fps presentation instead of the theatrical 24fps presentation, while being a bit sharper than the film print source from the VHS and LaserDisc release.
  • Mary Poppins got hit with this on its 40th anniversary DVD release; besides fixing some effects shots it also touted an "Enhanced Home Theater Mix" soundtrack that had most of the sound effects replaced with more modern and "realistic" stereo effects, in an attempt to make the film sound much newer than it really is. At least the original 1964 soundtrack was available as one of the audio options, and subsequent home media releases only use the original soundtrack.
  • Blade Runner's "Final Cut" release, which fixed several effects shots (like removing wires from the Spinners) and the ending.
  • The Hobbit:
    • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies utilized this regarding the Extended Edition due to time constraints during the original production, particularly for the third act by concluding character arcs and doing a better job of explaining what was going on overall.
    • For The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the theatrical release depicted a shot of Smaug with four legs and wings like a traditional dragon. However since Smaug's design was still in flux, he was later changed to be a Wyvern (two backs legs and two wings that can act as front legs). For the Extended Edition, a shot of Smaug crushing dwarves under his feet was updated to match the newer design.
  • In Sonic the Hedgehog 2, some CGI effects have been touched up and an additional line of Tails saying "Yay, hugs!" has been added for the digital release. Also Downplayed for the first film, which credited the voice actress for Tails in The Stinger on the home video release, who remained uncredited for the theatrical release.
  • The infamous Astrid/Axl astral projection scene from Thor: Love and Thunder was patched on the Disney+ release. But viewers would end up saying that this just made the effect even worse than the theatrical version.
  • The first two High School Musical films as well as Camp Rock were originally shot for a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, but were broadcast in a cropped 4:3 standard presentation typical of CRT televisions of the time. This cropped 4:3 presentation would be the one on the DVD releases, but the Blu-ray versions would be opened up to the 16:9 presentation as originally filmed.
    • Even outside of opening the aspect ratio for the Blu-ray releases, the latter two High School Musical films, the Camp Rock films, and Lemonade Mouth all have extended cuts that restore deleted scenes that were cut from the original broadcasts.

    Live-Action TV 
  • Breaking Bad on home media features uncensored swearing, but it also features the uncensored version of the strip-club scene from the episode "Más" which features much more nudity and lots of bodily contact between the strippers.
  • The classic run of Doctor Who does this in droves, mostly to replace the especially shoddy variants of the show's infamous low-budget effects with better, more convincing ones, often with CGI. More traditional viewers are also given the option of watching with the original effects.note  Let's just list a few:
    • "The Dalek Invasion of Earth" digitally enhances the Dalek spaceship and the Battersea Power Station.
    • "Terror of the Autons" fixes some wonky CSO backdrops, including some where the ground outside a room appears to move with the camera and an infamous shot of a digitally composited kitchen, and revises the story's climax so the Nestene is recognisable as a giant space octopus rather than the vague wiggly lines of the original broadcast's digital effect. The killer troll doll is also completely redone in CG.
    • "Day of the Daleks", a serial harshly criticized for the lack of menace in the Daleks' portrayal, received a complete do-over on the Daleks' part: numerous scenes were re-shot, new footage was inserted, and all of the Daleks' dialogue was re-dubbed, courtesy of current Dalek voice actor Nicholas Briggs, all with the same technology that was used in 1972! Strangely, it also changes a scene where the Doctor backs away from an Ogron while threatening him with a weapon to the Doctor killing said Ogron in cold blood with said weapon. Oops.
    • "The Talons of Weng-Chiang" replaces the infamously inconsistent giant rat, originally achieved with a live rat and an ill-matching puppet, with a computer-generated giant rat.
    • "Logopolis" adds new digital effects, replacing model shots with location footage shot at Jodrell Bank, where part of the story is set, and increases the impact of the Fourth Doctor's final moments with a new shot of him actually falling from the radio telescope.
    • "Castrovalva" gets a complete new set of effects sequences, with the most notable being the cliffhanger where the titular city starts folding in on itself, replacing a "broken mirror" effect with a CGI version that more convincingly conveys the Alien Geometries at play.
    • "Kinda" and "Snakedance" feature a frighteningly realistic CGI upgrade for the Mara, from a dorky-looking inflatable rubber prop.
    • "Earthshock" ends, as we all know by now, with the freighter ship crashing into prehistoric Earth with Adric aboard, killing both him and the dinosaurs on the planet. However, the drama is heavily overshadowed by how the crash scene plays out: the image of Earth used is of modern Earth rather than prehistoric Earth, the freighter is just a still image on the TARDIS monitor, and the "explosion" is just a bunch of Atari-esque pink and white flashing lights. The DVD enhancement changes the image of Earth to (what is generally accepted as) prehistoric Earth, which the new, CGI freighter visibly slams into. The TARDIS's broadcast of the explosion now shows a yellow-white flash over the impact site with a reasonably large shockwave, and the way it plays out delivers the same wham that the writers intended. On a slightly related note, the freighter itself and its escape pods are given CGI makeovers as well.
    • "Enlightenment" and "Planet of Fire" both got particularly heavy special effect improvements ("Enlightenment" having its many spaceship model sequences replaced with much better CGI, including in particular the notoriously bad and confusing depiction of Turlough's suicide attempt and rescue, and "Planet of Fire" having extra effects in almost all the exterior sequences on Sarn to make the planet's increasing volcanic instability more visible and tense) as part of a full Re-Cut.
    • "Time and the Rani" opens with the regeneration of the Sixth Doctor into the Seventh, but Colin Baker's inability to appear for filming (or rather, his refusal to appear after he got fired) forced Sylvester McCoy to don a (rather obvious) blonde, curly wig and the Sixth Doctor's infamous multicolored suit. His face remained obscured by lying face-down on the floor of the TARDIS, and the regeneration effect (a blueish-gray swirl) further obscured it, until the scene ended and the Seventh Doctor came into the universe. The DVD re-release features the option to digitally insert Colin Baker into the opening regeneration scene, with his face morphing into that of his successor's in a golden glow.
  • The video and later DVD releases of Red Dwarf "tidied up" a lot of the rather primitive special effects used in the first few series, and replaced the opening credits of the show with a "unified theme" designed to make the full run look more seamless, once it passed the threshold of recorded shows that made it feasible to offer the show for syndication in the USA.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation got wildly fantastic upgrades to the visuals when they were remastered for their Blu-ray releases. The live-action footage got restored colors as well as more clarity when the original film was scanned to use for the remasters, particularly the first season, and the space shots and matte paintings got a lot of corrections and/or more details shown when the remastering was done. Minus some screw ups in TNG season 2's reaction in the fault of the company contracted to do it, these are widely considered the best ways to watch the shows.

    Video Games 
  • Dragon's Lair is a literal DVD-Video example. Not only does it have relatively a lot of bonus content, but it also has less dust and fewer artifacts on the picture, compared to the arcade version. Brought up a notch with 20th Anniversary Edition and Dragon's Lair HD.
  • The CD version of King's Quest VI featured a longer opening sequence and was fully voiced with an all-star cast.

    Web Animation 
  • Broken Saints The first half was redrawn for the DVD release. Oh, and the DVD version is the one with voices.
  • For the tenth anniversary Blu-Ray box set of Red vs. Blue, seasons 1 to 5 were remade using the PC ports of Halo: Combat Evolved and Halo 2, providing much cleaner visuals and removing two restrictions of Xbox machinima (the Heads-Up Display and targeting reticle were always on screen, with only the former getting a 'fix' by adding black bars). The remasters eventually found their way to Netflix, the official Red vs. Blue YouTube channel, and Rooster Teeth's website during their 2018 revamp (the originals are still found in the RT YouTube channel).
  • All episodes of RWBY Volumes 1-6 were initially released on the Rooster Teeth website, and then uploaded to YouTube a week later with certain minor animation errors corrected, and these are the versions from which the Blu-rays are mastered. However, at least one new error managed to sneak its way onto the Volume 1 Blu-ray, so the process isn't perfect.

    Western Animation 
  • The producers of The Big Knights pulled out all the stops for the long-awaited DVD/Blu-ray release of the show, pulling the source computer files out of their archives and re-rendering the whole show in high-definition widescreen.
  • South Park:
    • Parodied in the episode "Free Hat", where there's a Parody Commercial for the new enhanced edition of the first episode with all-new graphics.
      Trey Parker: For instance, in the scene at the bus stop, we always meant to have Imperial walkers and giant dewback lizards in the background, but simply couldn't afford it.
    • Played straight with the HD remasters, which are re-rendered in 16:9 due to the production team retaining the master assets for each episode (save for the first, which was shot in cutout stop-motion instead of CGI, leaving it locked in 4:3).
    • It wasn't unusual for changes to be made in an episode between the first broadcast and a later encore few days later ("It Hits the Fan", for example, added an on-screen counter that went up every time "Shit" was used and added sound effects that were in one scene). This is because most episodes are often turned in few hours before broadcast, making it understandable why they had to rush certain things.
  • Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! was restored by Warner Bros. in high-definition in 2004 and released exclusively on DVD, Blu-Ray and streaming/VOD services this way, while airings on Boomerang still largely use the Turner prints prepared in 1996 that look noticeably less-than-stellar compared to Warner's remastered version (though "Go Away Ghost Ship" takes this even further by airing its 1980s syndication print that is much more faded, lacks the Laugh Track and is at PAL speed, as of late 2007.) However, the Warner restorations remove the original instrumental theme song from the first two episodes and replace it with the more familiar vocal theme song, but otherwise they are identical to how the show originally aired on CBS (including retaining the Laugh Track, stuff that was cut in syndication and retaining the original Hanna-Barbera Vanity Plate logos).
  • The first SpacePOP DVD has alternate takes of the first episodes with better voice acting and sound effects.
  • Trollz's DVDs have additional scenes after the televised episodes' endings, as well as extended end credits.
  • The version of VeggieTales' The Toy That Saved Christmas that was released in 1998 had several scenes that were reanimated which resulted in more fluid animation and additional effects. This version has been used for all subsequent releases of the show afterwards, although the original version (with less fluid animation) can still be found on any copy of the show that was printed in its release year, 1996, as well as early printings from the 1998 release.
  • The Transformers received this treatment twice. However, they weren't really "enhanced", so to speak:
    • The first time this happened (by Rhino Entertainment at the turn of the millennium), the scenes were clearer, but this was because early, pre-televised masters were used. There was also a considerable amount of animation errors that were not present when the series first aired. It also incorporated unfitting sound effects that were also never in the original release. The fans were not pleased. Moreover, the DVD authoring house that Rhino hired untruthfully claimed that those added sound effects were always there.note 
    • When Shout! Factory started releasing their own version of the series, they planned to use the televised masters. Unfortunately, the picture quality hadn't aged well on them, which meant severe fading at points which meant they had to use Rhino's version. Fortunately, they made various corrections so that it would look as close to the original televised version as possible. They even replaced a disc on the first set that had an error they had missed. Additionally, in two episodes ("Countdown to Extinction" and "Heavy Metal War"), the sound effects track was considerably lower in volume than either the vocal or music tracks.
  • Zigzagged by Total Drama on Netflix in the United States. Originally, the show had been there in a standard definition format. Eventually, the episodes were replaced with high definition versions. However, a negative side-effect was that Netflix started showing the Bowdlerized American versions instead of the uncensored Canadian versions that had been there. This same change, including the censorship, ended up happening with Canadian broadcasts as well.


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The Mara - 1982 vs 2011

A number of 1963-1989 Doctor Who serials' home media releases give viewers the option to watch the stories with redone/upgraded special effects. Shown here is a comparison between the broadcast version of "Kinda" and the enhanced version on the 2011 DVD, which replaces the Mara's rubber prop with a more animated CGI snake. This clip is taken from the now-dormant official YouTube channel for the Classic Series.

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