Uncut, but manipulated: So RTL II has changed “Game Of Thrones” episode 8.4
The eighth season of “Game Of Thrones” is currently running on RTL II as a free TV premiere. Whom the episode “The Last of the Starks’ something strange occurred last Saturday, although it was not cut for television: There is a reason!
On 19 October 2019, RTL II was the fourth and the fifth episode of the final “Game Of Thrones” season, “The last of the Starks” and “The Bells.” On the fourth episode we reported in advance, because it has been modified – but not specifically for free TV. Here accidentally left standing in the image coffee mug digitally cut out and the few hours after the premiere of the episode in May of 2019.
not, but unchanged as Schnittberichte.com has found – apart from the remote coffee mug was “The Last of the Starks” on RTL II uncut. Actually, had been expected that “The Last of the Starks’ is cut, because the sequence with a FSK age rating for 16 years running on free TV at 20.15, at a time to the content from 16 years not be shown allowed to.
Apart from the remote coffee mug was “The Last of the Starks” on RTL II uncut – but not unchanged
That the result was nevertheless shown uncut, but is probably not that RTL II is a mistake is made here, but remember that actually quite harmless episode of the FSF, the TV equivalent of the FSK, aged 12 was released.
Running speed was changed
That “The Last of the Starks” was still manipulated for free TV, probably due to the G-16 release for the fifth episode, which aired afterwards. In order for this much violence richer result was also demonstrated uncut, RTL II could not let start before 22:00.
Schnittberichte.com believed in the reason for the change of result four: So are some scenes were shown slowed, bringing the total duration of the sequence was stretched.
So are some scenes were shown slowed, bringing the total duration of the sequence was stretched.
Scenes with fights and music had been shown in common for television 25 frames per second, has been changed to a lower frame rate in quiet scenes that was even below the frame rate of 23,976 frames per second, which is used for Blu-rays. By switching to a non-uniform speed revealed.
Small change, big impact
With the thus achieved total running time of 75.34 minutes (instead of the normal 73.59 minutes at 25 fps), and including the commercials took the broadcasting so long that five consecutive could start at 22 o’clock. In fact, the manipulation was thus relatively harmless and “The Last of the Starks’ only one and a half minutes longer than if the sequence had been aired unchanged. But no film and no serial sequence from 16 may just be shown before 22 o’clock and the transmitter must not unlimited run advertising.
By the way: The sixth and final episode of the eighth “GoT” season will be broadcast on Saturday, 26 October 2019 RTL II. The sequence with a FSK for ages 12 years unabridged shown from 20.15 planet watching.
By the way:
The sixth and final episode of the eighth “GoT” season will be broadcast on Saturday, 26 October 2019 RTL II.