If you want to watch the uncut UK versions, your best bet is to download the torrent. These are usually available within a day of the broadcast. Also solves that minor problem of our being on the wrong side of the pond.
---- Lynn <lynnloschin@...
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 5:03 AM, l63ks<loribw411@...> wrote:
> > I see what you're referring to. I hate the fact BBCA does all those damn
> > commercials. To be honest, that's why I not only purchase Region 1 DVD's but
> > also Region 2. It's a chance to see what was cut from our versions. I've
> > written to BBCA about airing uncut versions but I'll be writing to them
> > again about this.
> What BBCA does has nothing to do with the DVDs. For Torchwood, the R1
> and R2 DVDs have been the identical, uncut versions of the episodes.
> There is really no reason to buy both.
> Even if BBCA does not cut for time, they will still bleep any language
> they deem unacceptable, and any strong sexual moments. So even if
> they choose to air the show in a 75 or 90 minute time slot, it doesn't
> mean you'll be getting the same version as the UK. It will be better
> than cutting 15-17 minutes, of course, but it still won't be complete.
> I'm really sorry HDNet lost Torchwood. :( It was the only way to see
> uncut, complete versions in the US on TV. And in hidef to boot.