YouTube Art: Scarface: The TV Edit

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Oh man, do I loves me some bad dubbing. You know what I’m talking about; when a basic cable channel shows an R rated movie on their station but has to edit all of the profanity out to make the film TV-appropriate.

For a fine example, see this excellent YouTube clip, which compares original snippets from Brian De Palma’s Scarface with the hilarious, borderline avant-garde TV versions of the same scenes:

Funny, right? If you don’t like it, lame brain, you can go eat a pineapple.

Also, apparently I’ve never posted this, an oversight that demands immediate correction:


Matt Singer covers the world of film for the Independent Film Channel. He's also a regular contributor to their website, IFC.com. His personal blog is Termite Art. More from this author →