Criterion's two-DVDs version features the longer director's cut with added dialogue and footage, including a scene between Harry Stamper and his father (played by Lawrence Tierney.) A second DVD with supplemental material is included, with additional deleted scenes, outtakes and bloopers.
The TV version concludes on the runway after the return of the shuttle crew. The wedding scene and related "home movie" footage is not shown.
British TV premiere on Channel 5 (March 2002) excluded the wide shot showing the damage caused to New York by the meteor shower.
American Television Version deletes a 5-second scene of the World Trade Center, damaged and in flames, after the opening asteroid shower. In addition, a second scene of the World Trade Center Tower 2 being hit by a fragment is cut short.