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June 25th, 2009

Family Ties Editing

So I’ve been watching an awful lot of Family Ties recently on FamilyNet, home of the terrible, terrible (though aptly named) show Wretched. I noticed that every so often, the audio would drop out during a character’s dialogue, as if they were using profanity. This got me to thinking: what could they have possibly been saying on a prime time sitcom in the 1980s that was inappropriate for a cable channel in 2009?

The answer: “God.” Anytime someone says, “Oh God” or “Oh my God,” they drop the audio.

So, there you go.

Posted in Television, Movies, and Music

Ryan July 2, 2009, 6:15 pm

I should also note that they edit out the word “hell.”


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