19 June 2014 10:29 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Sometimes, a carefully placed curse word can make a movie scene sing with a little extra zest, but thanks to FCC guidelines, that risqué dialogue might sound stupid when it's censored for TV. A video floating around the web makes this perfectly clear while comparing the original R-rated scene with what TV viewers saw when the movie aired on television. See video: Samuel L. Jackson Recites ‘Pulp Fiction’ Speech by Memory Take 2006 thriller “Snakes on a Plane,” for example, which was practically a $33 million megaphone for star Samuel L. Jackson‘s famous delivery of the F-bomb. “I have had it with these motherf–king snakes. »


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