It's not swearing, so why is it cut??

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It's not swearing, so why is it cut??

Post by knightendo » Sun Jan 09, 2005 9:52 am

Bravo's screenings of knight rider have been trimmed for some violence, drug references etc which is annoying enough but hey, gives us something to look forward to with the dvds lol.

but there have been at least two (maybe more, can't remember) instances when a line of dialogue has been cut. in KOTP the line "sit and spin" and in Speed Demons the line "that's showbusiness"!!! why are these lines cut every time their episodes are shown...? :S
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Post by Michael Pajaro » Sun Jan 09, 2005 3:35 pm

Shows are cut down not only for content, but also to make more room to air more commercials. So if there isn't enough violence to take out, they'll also try to remove small scenes or lines of dialog that don't affect the plot too much.
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Post by knightendo » Sun Jan 09, 2005 3:40 pm

Michael Pajaro wrote:Shows are cut down not only for content, but also to make more room to air more commercials. So if there isn't enough violence to take out, they'll also try to remove small scenes or lines of dialog that don't affect the plot too much.


thing is, from seeing the first season now completely uncut i can safely say only about half a dozen have been trimmed. KOTP was ripped apart on bravo, the first whole scene from good day at white rock... i can't see why these brief lines would make a difference to the length of episodes when 90% are all uncut anyway. :S and every time they are shown they have the same lines cut... even though tonight's mouth of the snake had the final battle between eduardo and david for the first time instead of being "missing", yet the scene where eduardo cuts the cake with a sword was STILL trimmed! i give up, it's a mystery! lol!
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