The Edit List Gundam 0083 - ep. 8: Conspiracy Sector
by Kyle Pope, Jun 2nd 2002
Gundam 0083, Episode 8: Conspiracy Sector
1. Second Opening theme and animation not used.
2. Burning's "I'll buy you beer when we get back" changed to "I'll buy you
dinner when we get back".
3. Burning's "Thank God" changed to "Thank goodness".
4. Synapse's "I just have a limit on how much alcohol I can drink so they
keep it here" changed to "Same as you. Us old dogs have to stick together.
Stop by my quarters later".
5. Scene of the doctor giving Synapse a bottle of cognac and Synapse
inviting Burning to his quarters to share it cut.
6. Keith's "Well you gotta admit she sure is sexy" changed to "Well you
gotta admit she sure is pretty".
7. Kou's " It just shows what a lech Monsha is for taking these stupid
things" changed to "It just shows what a creep Monsha is for taking these
8. Keith's "Can't you see how sexy she is?" changed to "Can't you see how
pretty she is?"
9. Keith's "Do you want her or don't you?" changed to "Do you like her or
10. Keith's "So wouldn't you want to learn all about Nina and as much as you
can about women?" changed to "So wouldn't you want to learn all about Nina
and as much as you can about girls?" (When did "women" make the forbidden
11. Shot of Synapse's cognac bottle in his quarters cut.
12. Synapse's "The young are lucky. They can be devoted to their work and
pleasure" changed to "The young are lucky. They can be devoted to their
work and their fun". (When did "pleasure" make the forbidden word list?)
13. Mora's "You're as big a lech as Monsha" changed to "You're as big a jerk
14. Mora's "How much did you sell those Peeping Tom pictures for?" changed
to "How much did you sell those stupid pictures for?"
15. Nina's "Secrets of a Woman's B.O.D.Y.!?" changed to "Secrets of a Woman's
16. Scene of Zeon corpse floating away through space cut.
17. Burning's "Dear God!" changed to "Oh no!"
18. Scene of blood spraying on the papers in Burning's cockpit cut.
19. Scene of Kou's Gundam moving off in pursuit of Burning's GM cut.
20. Scenes of Keith and Kou desperately trying to contact Burning cut.
21. Scene of Kou calling Burning's name to empty space cut.
22. Scene of Monsha's initial hysteria at Burning's death cut.
23. Whiskey bottle digitally removed from Burning's personal effects.
24. Synapse's "As I pray that his soul finds peace..." changed to "As I hope
that his soul finds peace..."
25. Second ending theme and animation not used.
Well they turned the Blue Pencil Brigade loose on this episode. Any
suggestion that Kou's interest in Nina might involve more than holding hands
and sharing an ice cream soda at the local malt shop was ruthlessly removed.
If this wasn't bad enough Lt. Burning's death was one of the major events in
the series. Particularly since his death seemed so pointless and
unnecessary. CN did everything they could to tone down the effect of that
death on Burning's friends and collegues. These Toonami level edits are
really doing a disservice to this show.