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Once it was unsayable, unprintable, unfilmable and for sure unbroadcastable. Yet somehow it has risen, in a generation, from rare to omnipresent. Call it a revolution in taste, a symptom of cultural degradation or a cry of freedom from the depths of the unconscious.
Just another American who saw too many movies as a child? Another orphan of a bankrupt culture who thinks he's John Wayne? Marshal Dillon?
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John McClane is the main protagonist of the Die Hard film series. He is portrayed by Bruce Willis. He is known for his sardonic one-linersincluding the famous catchphrase "Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker".
A good edit is a thing of precision, like brain surgery. A bad edit is a thing of significantly less precision, like cut-rate brain surgery performed under a bridge. The TV edits in this list have become somewhat legendary in their awfulness, either because the dubbing is far below the acceptable standard, or because the choice of alternative dialogue is so fanciful and absurd that it completely takes you out of the cinematic experience.
Hundreds of people have been shot and that little girl is doing something with the crucifix that she'll definitely regret, but God forbid that someone should utter a rude word. Television has been "thinking of the children" for decades and sanitising — or Bowdlerising — movies for decades, but we've got to take our hats off to them and admit that they can get impressively creative at times. Here are our favourite dementedly weird edits.