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TV shows on DVD edited either due to syndicated prints or music rights

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Starting this thread to spark up a topic about a bunch of TV shows that have music replacement on DVD releases and even in some cases edit out entire scenes. Some examples include a bunch of CBS DVD’s releases of their classic shows. Plus a few others that haven’t even been released at all due to music rights.

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Open All Hours Series 2 is one. Most DVD prints remove a scene from one episode where Granville parodies Singin’ in the Rain. I happen to have an early R2 DVD release which retains the scene, and my PBS station’s print also retains it.

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I foresee that this will become an extensive thread. 😃

Judging Amy: of the DVDs that have been released, numerous alterations have been made to the soundtrack.

Heartbeat: the soundtrack which includes songs by the Beatles and countless other artists who had 60s hits has been altered for the DVD releases.

The UK R2 DVD for season two of Frasier completely removes the scene where Great Balls of Fire is played on the piano. It is uncut on the US R1.

Married… With Children: Sinatra’s “Love and Marriage” was replaced with an instrumental track on the season three but it has been restored on the Mill Creek DVDs. h/t: crissrudd4554

Quantum Leap: the DVDs contain numerous replacements to the soundtrack. However… h/t: SpacemanDoug

The blu-ray releases restore the music in both the US Mill Creek release and the UK Fabulous Films release, however both releases are not 100% the same

On the US Mill Creek release, the episodes Genesis, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Trilogy Parts 2 and 3 (originally parts 2 and 3 were edited together into one movie) are presented in their syndicated two part versions, as the original NBC versions were movie versions. On the UK Fabulous Films release, Genesis and Lee Harvey Oswald are both restored to their original movie versions, however parts 2 and 3 of Trilogy still remain in their split form.

From what I know, the original movie version of Trilogy Parts 2 and 3 have never been seen outside of the original NBC broadcast, and even the original Universal DVD releases had it split into the two part version (though the same DVD release presented Genesis and Lee Harvey Oswald in their movie versions).

American Dreams: according to the executive producer, 20% of the original soundtrack has been replaced for the DVD with songs that were cheaper to licence.

Top Gear: numerous replacements with library music.

The Take: as above.

Life on Mars (UK): substitutions of songs.

New Tricks: the song Mellow Yellow was removed from a scene in the first series.

Catherine Tate: a sketch in series one no longer works due to a soundtrack substitution.

Super Mario Brothers Super Show: substitutions of the original music for the DVD release.

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Just come across this forum as I was looking into the cuts that were made to Only Fools and Horses. Looks like a great place for discussion for shows that have been butchered or been altered in some way due to music rights issues, and OFAH is no exception of course.

I wish I still had the second repeat showing of OFAH Miami Twice (both parts) on video, but sadly they got taped over some years ago by my dad with Heartbeats lol. I think this airing was recorded around summer 1992 (will need to look up on the BBC Genome site to confirm this). I had Part 1 on one tape, but the Miami ep I had to rec on two tapes as I ran out of tapes, so there were a few secs missing between Raquel talking to the vicar about his lorry full of wine and Del and Rodders at the beach with Rico and his henchmen (just before the Jet ski incident). Apart from this, every bit of the ep was intact and no cuts (as far as I’m aware). I suspect someone must have this showing, or even the original Xmas Eve/Day broadcast on video (converted to DVD/HDD possibly) somewhere in their collection, as well as other eps that were uncut at the time. I did have a recording (again off BBC1) of the seance which, surprising to me at the time, had that extra bit at the beginning where Rodney is talking to Albert (I think Del was asleep?), which was recorded probably the early-mid 2000s (rough guess). I had never seen the extra scene before then.

Glad you mentioned Heartbeat. Used to be glued to that show. My dad and I used to be big fans of it, so we had recorded a lot of early (mostly original) showings of it on ITV. I’d say I have about 90% of the episodes on tape, the majority of them when they were originally aired, though there are some from the first and second series that are second showings, but thankfully they are uncut for content and no music has been changed. There are also one or two separate recordings from these series that were recording from UKGold, but i think they cut the violent bits out due to being shown in the afternoon. From series 3 onwards almost every episode I have was taped when first aired (adverts not recorded apart from the odd one), with the original music (Beatles originals incl). Speaking of Beatles music, but I wondered if music rights was the reason why the used Joe Cocker’s version of “Let it Be” at the end of the do were Dr Ferrenby dies?. Btw, this was used in the original broadcast, so mayve just been down to suitability rather than rights issues.

Shame the DVD versions have had their music altered. Not sure if this is correct, but I think they changed the music in the series 5 ep where the two girls crash their MG and Nick and Maggie rush over to see the BeRo Man. The music they used was “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan, and I thought that song really suited the scene perfectly. When I came across a clip of it online the music was completely different.

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I’ve just checked out the Open All Hours ep mentioned where its said a scene of Granville dancing to Singing in the Rain has been removed. The one on Youtube I found shows this very scene (title “The New Suit”). Why they would leave this scene intact on early DVD releases, but cut it on later versions I don’t know. It’s a very memorable scene so it’s a ridiculous they cut this because of a bit of music. This rights issues stuff is becoming a joke. If you think the BBC are bad then try YouTube for their censorship.

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Firecracker00 said:

Glad you mentioned Heartbeat. Used to be glued to that show. My dad and I used to be big fans of it, so we had recorded a lot of early (mostly original) showings of it on ITV. I’d say I have about 90% of the episodes on tape, the majority of them when they were originally aired, though there are some from the first and second series that are second showings, but thankfully they are uncut for content and no music has been changed. There are also one or two separate recordings from these series that were recording from UKGold, but i think they cut the violent bits out due to being shown in the afternoon. From series 3 onwards almost every episode I have was taped when first aired (adverts not recorded apart from the odd one), with the original music (Beatles originals incl). Speaking of Beatles music, but I wondered if music rights was the reason why the used Joe Cocker’s version of “Let it Be” at the end of the do were Dr Ferrenby dies?. Btw, this was used in the original broadcast, so mayve just been down to suitability rather than rights issues.

Shame the DVD versions have had their music altered. Not sure if this is correct, but I think they changed the music in the series 5 ep where the two girls crash their MG and Nick and Maggie rush over to see the BeRo Man. The music they used was “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan, and I thought that song really suited the scene perfectly. When I came across a clip of it online the music was completely different.

This is why these days, my philosophy is to record anything of interest during the first run - because that might be the only run! Or subsequent airings could fall afoul of music rights licencing or other issues. A classic example is Coast to Coast: a 1987 BBC film that has never been repeated and has never received any kind of home video release and according to the production company and co-star Lenny Henry, it never will because the cost of negotiating a licence with Motown for the soundtrack would be prohibitive.

On subject of UKGold, its sister channel Drama now airs early Eastenders episodes but often cut for language - which is strange because it was acceptable to broadcast those same episodes on Sunday afternoons for the omnibus slot during the 80s! Regarding Heartbeat, it’s now airing daily on ITV3 and from what I can gather, with the original soundtrack. I’d love to block record and preserve the entire lot but it would involve a phenomenal amount of work due to the volume of episodes!

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Firecracker00 said:

I’ve just checked out the Open All Hours ep mentioned where its said a scene of Granville dancing to Singing in the Rain has been removed. The one on Youtube I found shows this very scene (title “The New Suit”). Why they would leave this scene intact on early DVD releases, but cut it on later versions I don’t know. It’s a very memorable scene so it’s a ridiculous they cut this because of a bit of music. This rights issues stuff is becoming a joke. If you think the BBC are bad then try YouTube for their censorship.

I doubt that it’s censorship by the BBC. This is very likely a case of a licence expiring and they were unable to reach a financially viable agreement with the copyright holders for it to remain on subsequent releases.

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That, and the way home media works in the UK. If they were to relicense that track, they couldn’t simply readd it onto the DVD—they’d first have to resubmit it to the BBFC for classification, and we all know how much of a hassle that can be, especially when home media classification was first implemented by the moral watchdogs in 1985.

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Mission Hill had the majority of its music replaced on video. Thankfully there’s a very good restoration on MySpleen.

That 70s Show on streaming, DVD, and BR is a mess of music replacement and syndication edits depending on which version you have access to, but to my knowledge none of them have the original music despite frequent claims to the contrary.

The first season (at least) of Scrubs is missing a large chunk of the original music on DVD and streaming.

The new Netflix dub of Evangelion took out Fly Me to the Moon on every episode for licensing reasons (I’ve made a version of this new dub with the music restored myself).

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Mission Hill had the majority of its music replaced on video. Thankfully there’s a very good restoration on MySpleen.

That 70s Show on streaming, DVD, and BR is a mess of music replacement and syndication edits depending on which version you have access to, but to my knowledge none of them have the original music despite frequent claims to the contrary.

The first season (at least) of Scrubs is missing a large chunk of the original music on DVD and streaming.

The new Netflix dub of Evangelion took out Fly Me to the Moon on every episode for licensing reasons (I’ve made a version of this new dub with the music restored myself).

I actually had involvement in restoring a bunch of music to episodes of That 70s Show, though sadly I’m still missing a bunch of episodes (most of them from season 2)

And literally to show off my work I uploaded snipets from the restorations on YT, and surprisingly I’ve had little trouble from this. (there were only two cases where a video got taken down cause of the music featured)

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I suppose expiration of the music in the Open All Hours ep does make more sense. Still, it is sad they do this, and I’m sure they could retain it if they paid it, but they want to.

Speaking of Heartbeat again, but when the latter series was shown on repeat viewings on itv3, I believe they changed some of the music there as well, not necessarily Beatles music as such but just a random 60s song. So even on repeat showings on an ITV channel you still can’t watch it as it was originally shown. Why have the rights for music when first broadcast, yet change the music on repeated showings on what is essentially the same channel?. Unless, as suggested above, it is because the licence has expired?. If music rights was such an issue, particularly with a show like Heartbeat, I’m surprised there was any original music left intact. I would love to convert the episodes I have convert them to digital for archive, but if put on the internet they’ll just be removed. I’ve seen dozens of shows uploaded to youtube, yet neither the copyright holder nor YouTube seem to have an issue. It seems to me that it’s only certain shows which people regarded as popular (ie Fools and Horses) - and influential? they are so keen on altering. I’ve seen plenty of Heartbeat eps on YT, lots of Open All Hours, Summer Wine, Red Dwarf, etc which they don’t seem bothered about, yet try uploading an ep of OFAH in full and it’s promptly removed.

Oh, back to Heartbeat again, but anyone who’s (or was) a fan of that show I also have several interviews on tape of the cast recorded around the mid-late 90s. Interviews with Derek Fowlds, Trish Penrose, Nick Berry, Bill Maynard, etc on GMTV. Also have an interview with Bill Maynard on the Paul Ross (brother of Jonathan Ross) show around 1994/5-ish. Would happily convert them and upload them, but I suppose YouTube would throw an hissy fit over copyright.

Regarding OFAH, but is there any chance uncut episodes can be found via ebay from people selling pre used blank VHS tapes?. There are lots of stuff like that on there, and I’m sure there are some real rare gems to be found from the joblots that are listed. If they are that desperate to censor those episodes they will have all the copies confiscated, then you’ll get people claiming there’s a Mandela effect type thing going on as they will swear that they remembered a certain scene being such a way only to find no mention of it anywhere, as if it’s been deliberately erased from history lol. I would love to get my hands on a good quality recording of the Miami Twice episode from 1991. I remember seeing that one on Gold a few years, and getting excited that it seemed uncut, suddenly I was saddened to see they cut bits out when Del and Rodney are running through the Everglades.

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Will and Grace

Season 1

Contains 22 uncut episodes

Season 2

Ben? Her? (2.23) – This episode was split into 2 part syndicated episodes for the individual boxed set. However, that was later corrected for the full complete series boxed set as well as the compilation “Best of Love & Marriage.”

Season 3

Gypsies, Tramps and Weed (3.07) – Syndicated version

Cheaters (3.15) – This Super-size episode appears as its originally broadcast version, without the extra footage later added for syndication. It is also incorrectly labeled as “Part 1.” However, various international versions contain the 2-part longer syndicated episodes. This is also the only episode in the history of the series to be expanded by its syndication.

Season 4

Contains 27 uncut episodes

Season 5

Women and Children First (5.16) – Syndicated, removing about 6 1/2 minutes

Dolls and Dolls (5.21) – Syndicated, removing about 4 minutes

May Divorce Be With You (5.22) – Syndicated, removing about 4 1/2 minutes

23 (5.23) – Syndicated, removing 6 1/2 minutes

24 (5.24) – Syndicated, removing 8 minutes

Season 6

Dames at Sea (6.01) – Syndicated, removing approx 5 1/2 minutes

A-Story, Bee-Story (6.05) – Syndicated, removing approx 3 minutes

Strangers With Candace (6.09) – Syndicated, removing approx 2 minutes

Ice Cream Balls (6.13) – Syndicated, removing approx 6 1/2 minutes

Season 7

Friends with Benefits (7.22) – This episode is presented in its syndicated cut version. However, collectors can find the full, original version on the 2007 Emmy consideration promo DVD. Approximately 1 minute of footage is missing.

Season 8

Alive and Schticking (8.01) – Only East Coast feed included

Bathroom Humor (8.11) – Only East Coast feed included

Other Notes

The bloopers on season 7 have been censored/edited for the US edition. Approximately 1 minute of footage has been removed when compared to the international versions.

The Clip Show and Guest Star Clip show, which originally aired on NBC have never been included on an official release.

The deleted scenes from Marry Me A Little, Marry Me A Little More, as well as the “pop-up” episode of Homojo as aired on NBC have never been released.

http://www.durfee.net/will/faq_dvd.htm

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Firecracker00 said:

I suppose expiration of the music in the Open All Hours ep does make more sense. Still, it is sad they do this, and I’m sure they could retain it if they paid it, but they want to.

They have to justify the cost and if the licence is considered unduly expensive, it cannot be justified and so the music will be substituted with a cheaper alternative or even removed and the scene left without music - as happened with an episode of Bad Girls, where the characters are seen dancing to a track that is no longer present. 😄

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Speaking of Heartbeat again, but when the latter series was shown on repeat viewings on itv3, I believe they changed some of the music there as well, not necessarily Beatles music as such but just a random 60s song. So even on repeat showings on an ITV channel you still can’t watch it as it was originally shown. Why have the rights for music when first broadcast, yet change the music on repeated showings on what is essentially the same channel?. Unless, as suggested above, it is because the licence has expired?. If music rights was such an issue, particularly with a show like Heartbeat, I’m surprised there was any original music left intact.

The licence(s) were very likely negotiated for the immediate broadcast run and then would need to be renegotiated for rebroadcasts and home video. When many of the licences were arranged for older content, home video hadn’t been factored into the equation. Also, some record companies, executives and artists are easier to negotiate with than others. Don Henley and Eric Clapton allowed their songs to be used for free on an independently made documentary because the film-makers couldn’t hope to afford the licence fees and they’d sympathised with their goal. However, that incident is an exception rather than the norm and almost certainly would not occur with a TV series that was produced by a major organsiation.

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I would love to convert the episodes I have convert them to digital for archive, but if put on the internet they’ll just be removed. I’ve seen dozens of shows uploaded to youtube, yet neither the copyright holder nor YouTube seem to have an issue. It seems to me that it’s only certain shows which people regarded as popular (ie Fools and Horses) - and influential? they are so keen on altering. I’ve seen plenty of Heartbeat eps on YT, lots of Open All Hours, Summer Wine, Red Dwarf, etc which they don’t seem bothered about, yet try uploading an ep of OFAH in full and it’s promptly removed.

Share them via a torrent. Much better. 😉

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JayArgonaut said:

Firecracker00 said:

I suppose expiration of the music in the Open All Hours ep does make more sense. Still, it is sad they do this, and I’m sure they could retain it if they paid it, but they want to.

They have to justify the cost and if the licence is considered unduly expensive, it cannot be justified and so the music will be substituted with a cheaper alternative or even removed and the scene left without music - as happened with an episode of Bad Girls, where the characters are seen dancing to a track that is no longer present. 😄

Firecracker00 said:

Speaking of Heartbeat again, but when the latter series was shown on repeat viewings on itv3, I believe they changed some of the music there as well, not necessarily Beatles music as such but just a random 60s song. So even on repeat showings on an ITV channel you still can’t watch it as it was originally shown. Why have the rights for music when first broadcast, yet change the music on repeated showings on what is essentially the same channel?. Unless, as suggested above, it is because the licence has expired?. If music rights was such an issue, particularly with a show like Heartbeat, I’m surprised there was any original music left intact.

The licence(s) were very likely negotiated for the immediate broadcast run and then would need to be renegotiated for rebroadcasts and home video. When many of the licences were arranged for older content, home video hadn’t been factored into the equation. Also, some record companies, executives and artists are easier to negotiate with than others. Don Henley and Eric Clapton allowed their songs to be used for free on an independently made documentary because the film-makers couldn’t hope to afford the licence fees and they’d sympathised with their goal. However, that incident is an exception rather than the norm and almost certainly would not occur with a TV series that was produced by a major organsiation.

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I would love to convert the episodes I have convert them to digital for archive, but if put on the internet they’ll just be removed. I’ve seen dozens of shows uploaded to youtube, yet neither the copyright holder nor YouTube seem to have an issue. It seems to me that it’s only certain shows which people regarded as popular (ie Fools and Horses) - and influential? they are so keen on altering. I’ve seen plenty of Heartbeat eps on YT, lots of Open All Hours, Summer Wine, Red Dwarf, etc which they don’t seem bothered about, yet try uploading an ep of OFAH in full and it’s promptly removed.

Share them via a torrent. Much better. 😉

Good idea, never thought about torrents.

You don’t happen to know if there are any uncut OFAHs episodes that have been uploaded via torrent do you?. To be honest I couldn’t imagine many would. As I said previously, a good way of sourcing them (though probably pot luck) would be via ebay and the like from pre-used tapes that have TV recordings of them. But what are the chances that someone would have an uncut recording of one of the early episodes (complete)?. Maybe an ep from the later series say from the late 80s/early 90s onwards. There is supposed to be an Only Fools and Horses uncut facebook group, but it appears to be a closed group. It claims they have lots of uncut, unaltered recordings of the episodes; whether that’s true I don’t know.

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Good idea, never thought about torrents.

You don’t happen to know if there are any uncut OFAHs episodes that have been uploaded via torrent do you?. To be honest I couldn’t imagine many would. As I said previously, a good way of sourcing them (though probably pot luck) would be via ebay and the like from pre-used tapes that have TV recordings of them. But what are the chances that someone would have an uncut recording of one of the early episodes (complete)?. Maybe an ep from the later series say from the late 80s/early 90s onwards. There is supposed to be an Only Fools and Horses uncut facebook group, but it appears to be a closed group. It claims they have lots of uncut, unaltered recordings of the episodes; whether that’s true I don’t know.

There’s 39GB worth of episodes on MySpleen but even that is incomplete.

Keeping in adherence with the rules here, I suggest that if you search Google using the term “only fools and horses uncut torrent”, you’ll find leads to what you’re looking for. 😉

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JayArgonaut said:

Firecracker00 said:

Good idea, never thought about torrents.

You don’t happen to know if there are any uncut OFAHs episodes that have been uploaded via torrent do you?. To be honest I couldn’t imagine many would. As I said previously, a good way of sourcing them (though probably pot luck) would be via ebay and the like from pre-used tapes that have TV recordings of them. But what are the chances that someone would have an uncut recording of one of the early episodes (complete)?. Maybe an ep from the later series say from the late 80s/early 90s onwards. There is supposed to be an Only Fools and Horses uncut facebook group, but it appears to be a closed group. It claims they have lots of uncut, unaltered recordings of the episodes; whether that’s true I don’t know.

There’s 39GB worth of episodes on MySpleen but even that is incomplete.

Keeping in adherence with the rules here, I suggest that if you search Google using the term “only fools and horses uncut torrent”, you’ll find leads to what you’re looking for. 😉

Thanks, but I very doubtful I’ll find any uncut episodes that way. They’ll just be ones from a VHS or DVD release which will be butchered. Never heard of Myspleen before, but will check that out.

I noticed that in Yuppie Love part of the nightclub scene with Rodney, Mickey and Jevon was cut (the original music was replaced) during the part where Mickey says he’s had lots of women, to which Rodney replies “just wondering if it was sponsored Bulls**t”. I’m familiar with most of the alterations of these episodes, but as far I’m aware I don’t know why they cut that part out. Can’t imagine it being for PC reasons. There is more stuff on TV nowadays with these annoying and unfunny standups that is considered far more offensive than there is in some eps of OFAH. At least Delboy never had to come out with the F word, unlike the majority of these police dramas you see on TV.

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Some further examples…

The George Lopez Show: replaced theme tune.

Sabrina The Teenage Witch: large scale soundtrack substitutions.

The Wonder Years: 15 songs uncleared throughout the entire series.

Waterloo Road: large scale soundtrack substitutions, resulting in the removal of entire scenes.

Skins: numerous tracks replaced.

In Living Color: significant re-edits to remove music content.

21 Jump Street: large scale sound track substitutions with library music.

Red Dwarf episode Terrorform: removal of Copacabana from home video releases and subsequent broadcasts.

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“The Fast Show” (British Sketch show from the 90’s) has a hand full of edits due to music.

Mainly these segments cut from Series 2, Episode 3;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYks29_oxUA

…and this one from S02E04 for some bizarre reason;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXxgxXiqZZw

Series 2 was repeated on BBC2 in 2015 (except episode 7) in their untouched form. Here’s a great article about the changes made to home releases.

http://www.dirtyfeed.org/2015/11/the-fast-show-series-2-dvd-edits/

There are some more edits listed on the wiki page;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fast_Show

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Wow, it seems that almost nothing is untouched.

Tales from the Darkside:

The DVD release contains an altered soundtrack without the original music score. Episodes released on VHS during the 1980s do contain the original music score throughout.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tales_from_the_Darkside#DVD_releases

Horror (UK) aired the entire run and I was initially planning to record the whole lot but I had nothing to compare the broadcasts with to confirm that they contained the original music score.

The Curse of Steptoe: increasingly censored during re-broadcasts after complaints from the brother-in-law of Harry H. Corbett regarding the portrayal of Corbett’s second wife, with these cuts carrying over to the DVD - which was subsequently pulled from sale by the BBC.

Peaky Blinders: soundtrack substitutions on the US Netflix versions.

https://www.reddit.com/r/PeakyBlinders/comments/80wswh/is_the_netflix_version_without_the_soundtrack_as/

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JayArgonaut said:

Wow, it seems that almost nothing is untouched.

Tales from the Darkside:

The DVD release contains an altered soundtrack without the original music score. Episodes released on VHS during the 1980s do contain the original music score throughout.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tales_from_the_Darkside#DVD_releases

Horror (UK) aired the entire run and I was initially planning to record the whole lot but I had nothing to compare the broadcasts with to confirm that they contained the original music score.

The Curse of Steptoe: increasingly censored during re-broadcasts after complaints from the brother-in-law of Harry H. Corbett regarding the portrayal of Corbett’s second wife, with these cuts carrying over to the DVD - which was subsequently pulled from sale by the BBC.

Peaky Blinders: soundtrack substitutions on the US Netflix versions.

https://www.reddit.com/r/PeakyBlinders/comments/80wswh/is_the_netflix_version_without_the_soundtrack_as/

Blimey, if it’s not music changes that’s ruining the originality of these beloved shows its some other change. The Brother-in-law of Harry H Corbett needs get a life; “…portrayal of Corbett’s second wife”, err?, it’s a fictional character for godssake not portraying a real person. I’m sure Harry Corbett himself had no issues with it when he was alive. I do wonder what will happen to these old shows in the future if they keep changing them.

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Cheers: numerous soundtrack substitutions for the DVD releases.

Dawson’s Creek: as above.

Charmed: the Netflix version contains numerous soundtrack substitutions.

Sabrina the Teenage Witch: severe edits to the DVD versions to remove music, including footage with guests stars.

Roswell: much of the soundtrack has been substituted throughout the DVD releases, along with the Hulu versions also.

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JayArgonaut said:

Northern Exposure: as above.

Northern Exposure is available with original music intact on the German Turbine DVD set and also the UK Blu Ray set.

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NeonBible said:

JayArgonaut said:

Northern Exposure: as above.

Northern Exposure is available with original music intact on the German Turbine DVD set and also the UK Blu Ray set.

That’s good news! I’ll remove it from my list. 😃

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JayArgonaut said:
Married… With Children: Sinatra’s “Love and Marriage” was replaced with an instrumental version on the season three DVD.

That was on the Sony releases. The remaining seasons also had the song replaced. Also it wasn’t even an instrumental version of that song. It was a completely different piece of music. Fortunately this isn’t an issue in the Mill Creek releases.

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ChainsawAsh said:

Mission Hill had the majority of its music replaced on video. Thankfully there’s a very good restoration on MySpleen.

That 70s Show on streaming, DVD, and BR is a mess of music replacement and syndication edits depending on which version you have access to, but to my knowledge none of them have the original music despite frequent claims to the contrary.

The first season (at least) of Scrubs is missing a large chunk of the original music on DVD and streaming.

The new Netflix dub of Evangelion took out Fly Me to the Moon on every episode for licensing reasons (I’ve made a version of this new dub with the music restored myself).

I actually had involvement in restoring a bunch of music to episodes of That 70s Show, though sadly I’m still missing a bunch of episodes (most of them from season 2)

And literally to show off my work I uploaded snipets from the restorations on YT, and surprisingly I’ve had little trouble from this. (there were only two cases where a video got taken down cause of the music featured)

Off topic but do you know why the mouth effects on the Aerosmith cut outs have been removed from later releases?? I think even TV reairings have used this version too.

(Not my video)

https://youtu.be/nWjShj3IZpo