For those who haven't heard, in the final episode of the first season it appears as though HBO used a prop head of George W. Bush and put it on a spike.
Now, they have announced that DVD shipments have been stopped so that the head can be edited out of the background. Those of us who purchased the blu-ray now have a cool collector's item on our hands! Not that it's rare or anything, because I'm sure they've sold millions of these already. But it's still pretty awesome because the "uncut" version will soon be off the market forever.
Official Statement from HBO:
"We were deeply dismayed to see this and find it unacceptable, disrespectful and in very bad taste. We made this clear to the executive producers of the series who apologized immediately for this careless mistake. We condemn it in the strongest possible terms and have halted all future shipments of the DVDs, removed it from our digital platforms and will edit the scene for all future airings on any distribution domestic or international."
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