Apparently, the BBCA broadcast of Doctor Who has a bunch of plot-relevant stuff cut out to make room for advertisers, AND that extends to the paid streaming services too. No wonder this season isn’t making much sense.
As always, piracy is the better option.
@fluffy Wonder if this will extend to the DVDs in the USA. If that's the case then we'll just wait for them to show up and get the whole episode.
Also getting really tired of ads cutting in to content.
@craigmaloney @fluffy I have had to resort to "piracy" just to get a non expiring copy of a decent bit of BBC programming (like Catwatch documentaries); and I'm British and pay the license fee, and it was for patients to watch on a big screen at my work, which we are allowed to do here.
Alas, there appears to be a long running tradition of cutting up BBC shows in this manner for overseas broadcast to fit in adverts (its been going on in various forms since the 1970s)
@fluffy wait, even iTunes?
@millenomi apparently all versions that are licensed by BBC America yes
@fluffy ...seriously, BBC America? Why are you this consistently awful? 🤦🏽
There's ONLY ONE instance of Dr. Who cutting that I approve of, and that's the Max Headroom pirate prank.
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