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He finds squatters there, attempts to drive them off, and is instead offered food Uniquely for a Western movie made during the , it was broadcast on the 's
In 1987, during the era of 's and reforms, the film was shown on The remaining roles were filled in Kansas City and Lawrence

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ABC and local TV affiliates opened with counselors standing by.

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Hollywood casting directors strolled through shopping malls in Kansas City, looking for local people to fill small and supporting roles, while the daily newspaper in Lawrence ran an advertisement calling for local residents of all ages to sign up for jobs as a large number of extras in the film and a professor of theater and film at the was hired to head up the local casting of the movie
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For several months, this group worked on drawing up storyboards and revising the script again and again; then, in early 1982, Butler was forced to leave The Day After because of other contractual commitments
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It was released on DVD on May 18, 2004, by
However, after reading the script, Meyer agreed to direct The Day After Commercials aired several months in advance, ABC distributed half a million "viewer's guides" that discussed the dangers of nuclear war and prepared the viewer for the graphic scenes of mushroom clouds and radiation burn victims
Another scene, where a hospital patient abruptly sits up screaming, was excised from the original television broadcast but restored for home video releases Network censors had opinions about the inclusion of specific scenes, and ABC itself, eventually intent on "trimming the film to the bone", made demands to cut out many scenes Meyer strongly lobbied to keep

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McCoy learns in his travels that Sedalia and many other cities have been obliterated.

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ABC brought in other editors, but the network ultimately was not happy with the results they produced
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Nevertheless, a further six-month struggle ensued over the final shape of the film
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A two disc Blu-ray special edition was released in 2018 by video specialty label , presenting the film in high definition