Disney+ Apparently Removed Some Violence and Blood From “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”


Disney has recently added the Netflix Marvel shows to their Disney+ streaming platform. With that addition came a new parental control option. Apparently that is still not enough and now Disney has been caught removing blood and some violence from their “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” show that debuted last year.

Reddit user u/MooninMoulin had noticed the edits.

The two scenes that have been mentioned are the scene where Hydra scientist Wilfred Nagel is shot and killed in Episode 3. In the original version Nagel was shown with his eyes open and blood on his shirt. Now we see him being shot, but he is laying on the ground with his eyes closed and no blood on him.

The Direct put together some images to demonstrate the change:

(Image credit The Direct)

The second instance mentioned is when they are being chased in the shipping yard by bounty hunters. One of them gets her shoulder impaled by Bucky Barnes throwing a pipe at her. But now it has been changed to show the pipe bouncing off of her.


(Image Credit: The Direct)

It doesn’t make sense to do this after the show has been out for quite some time. Twitter is saying the same thing:


I’m not sure why they did this now. I don’t know if it is to keep it within guidelines that parent controls won’t block it immediately or for some other reason, but it seems to be a bit of a waste of time and resources, especially this long after it was released.

It’s also very random because as The Direct points out, other very violent scenes are still left in the show. They are far more violent than what we saw in those edits.

What does this mean moving forward with MCU shows? Are they going to be sanitized to fit a “safer” parental rating?

What do you think? Comment and let us know!

Source: The Direct

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