'Yippee Ki-Yay, Mr. Falcon': The Best Edited-for-TV Movie Lines

"I have had it with these monkey-fighting snakes on this Monday to Friday plane."

That's Samuel J. Jackson's iconic line from 2006's campy Snakes on a Plane, as it aired on broadcast TV. To be clear, those are not the words used in the film.

It's an example of R-rated film dialogue falling victim to FCC filtering when movies are edited for television. Gawker has a brilliant compilation of the best edited-for-TV movie lines, including the hilarious dubbing of dialogue from Die Hard, The Departed, Casino, and more.





Read the full story at Gawker.

Presented by

Kevin Fallon is a reporter for the Daily Beast. He's a former entertainment editor at TheWeek.com and former writer and producer for The Atlantic's entertainment channel.

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register with Disqus.

Please note that The Atlantic's account system is separate from our commenting system. To log in or register with The Atlantic, use the Sign In button at the top of every page.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

A Stop-Motion Tour of New York City

A filmmaker animated hundreds of still photographs to create this Big Apple flip book

Video

The Absurd Psychology of Restaurant Menus

Would people eat healthier if celery was called "cool celery?"

Video

This Japanese Inn Has Been Open for 1,300 Years

It's one of the oldest family businesses in the world.

Video

What Happens Inside a Dying Mind?

Science cannot fully explain near-death experiences.

More in Entertainment

Just In