'God' Mistakenly Bleeped Out Of In-Flight Showings of 'The Queen'

Atlanta (AP) -- So much for God and country, at least during some in-flight showings of the Oscar-nominated film "The Queen."

That's because all mentions of God are bleeped out of a version of the Helen Mirren movie given to some commercial air flights.

A California editing company says it's all a mistake. A censor was told to edit out profanities, including any blasphemy, for an in-flight version distributed to Delta Air Lines, Air New Zealand and other carriers.

But a company spokesman says a rookie censor also bleeped out every time a character said "God." viewers heard dialogue like "Bleep bless you, ma'am." in all, the word "God" was bleeped seven times.

The company says it's replacing all those versions with the original, unedited movie.

Copyright 2007 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.


WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 5360816