The "horse has a heart attack" scene was re-shot for television with Bluto (John Belushi) shouting "I don't believe it!" instead of "Holy shit!"
Late in the movie, Boone goes into Katie's living room. She has just finished sleeping with the Donald Sutherland character. After Boone figures out what's going on and leaves, Donald Sutherland's character walks out of the bedroom and into the kitchen, opens a cabinet, and reaches for something on a high shelf. In the theater version, he is bare-butt naked. In the TV version, he's wearing pants.
There's is a version of "Animal House", which contains an alternate soundtrack, wherein the background music is mostly 80's rock music. This is especially clear in the cafeteria scene, where the lack of "don't know much about history" is evident (and catastrophical). This version has been aired at least once in danish television
In the club scene, Pinto asks his date what she is majoring in, and she replies "Primitive cultures," followed immediately by a shot of African-American performer Otis Day singing a rhythm and blues song. This scene was cut in the telvision version.
Television versions aired on TNT and TBS delete, among others:- The scenes where Jennings and the students smoke pot. The scene is cut just after Jennings locks the door and smiles.- After Collete DePasto falls over and reveals the tissue paper in her bra, the entire scene, with the angel, the devil, and the shots of half naked Collete on the bed are cut out. It immediately jumps to her being ridden home in the shopping cart.
When Bluto peeps through the sorority-house window he sees some topless girls having a pillow-fight. In the TV version the girls are wearing bras.
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