THE 1993 FILM Mrs Doubtfire is a firm family favourite, and holds some of our fondest memories of the late Robin Williams.
But deleted scenes discovered by journalist Matthew Keys reveal that the film was originally quite a bit darker than the finished product.
The first deleted scene finds Williams’ character Daniel Hillard showing up late to his daughter Lydia’s spelling bee, then getting into a very public argument with ex-wife Miranda (Sally Field), before an upsetting confrontation with Lydia:
And the second, and perhaps more painful scene to watch, inserts another fight between Daniel and Miranda, this time after she finds out he’s Mrs Doubtfire:
Watch the full two scenes here, but make sure to grab a few tissues.Source: Matthew Keys/YouTube
That was a lot, but here are some lighter moments to set you right as rain again: