What changes did the Sci-Fi Channel make when
they aired Buckaroo Banzai?
The following information was provided by Bradford B Baldwin, GM
Skarka, and BBI-CrazyHorse :
- The Sci-Fi channel cuts the scene where Buckaroo is running from
the truck. They cut before the ladder drops in front of Buckaroo,
leaving out the set-up for Scooter and his dad.
- They cut out Artie's entire bit before the concert. They just
jump right into the walk-through to the stage.
- When New Jersey is realizing the Welles connection, originally he
said "well, maybe it wasn't a hoax--er, isn't a hoax"--on SCIFI they
cut the scene after "wasn't a hoax".
- They chopped the crap out of the jetcar experiment--you don't see
the overthruster beam fire, and the 8th Dimension sequence is
- The SCI-FI channel also cut the scene where New Jersey is typing
on the computer, which at the same time he seams to be playing the
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