Why does Cowboy Bebop have a DD5.1 trailer?

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  1. Max Leung

    Max Leung Producer

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    I have the first disc of the Cowboy Bebop series (episodes 1-5). It plays a DD5.1 trailer, but when I view an episode it is only Dolby Pro Logic!

    False advertising? Did I miss the "hidden" DD5.1 soundtrack?

    It's rather annoying.
     
  2. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    Bebop did not have a DD 5.1 track until they did a "special edition" limited issue of 6 episodes.

    Probably the trailer is just encoded as 5.1, but not mixed as it as this version was not available when the series discs were made.

    Remember, you can have a big fat center channel mono, and your reciever will report back 5.1 if that's how it's encoded
     
  3. Paul_Stachniak

    Paul_Stachniak Screenwriter

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    It should also be noted that Dolby Digital doesn't alwaus mean 5.1. It can just mean the that the original stereo surround source has been encoded in DD rather the Pro Logic. Which is the case with Bebop.

    Why the trailer? Who knows, but it's not lying.
     
  4. Max Leung

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    Jeff, is this "special edition" of 6 episodes the "Best of Sessions" disc that was released?

    The trailer may not lie, but it sure is misleading. [​IMG]
     
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  6. Richard Kim

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    The Cowboy Bebop Volume 1 disc has a DD trailer in 5.1. But the strange thing is that the later volumes also have a DD trailer, but it's encoded in Pro-Logic instead. Go figure.
     
  7. Jeff Kleist

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    That says that it was an error on v.1
     

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