Simple way to view YouTube videos on a plain background without comments, related videos etc
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TV Eye is a simple wrapper around YouTube videos

A typical video page on is cluttered with description, comments and related videos

They get in the way of just watching the video and can sometimes spoil the whole experience.

TV Eye takes a YouTube video id and uses it to embed the target video in a simple web page with a plain grey background. In doing so it eliminates all the clutter of the site.

Try it out at

You can send a link to a friend so they can view the TV Eye wrapped version directly.

TV Eye is not affiliated with YouTube or Google in any way.

The code was written by Rob Jones ( and is distributed freely under the terms of the MIT license.