Kurgan get most of the points.
Thing is, being a "Special Edition" or DVD version or whatever, the overall performance should be Better, not Worse than it is. After all those taken into consideration, I don't think SE did a really good job overall when it comes to changes, other than graphic cleanups.
I don't really mind some of the non-storyline whacking jokes (like the ronto) but some of them are really an eyesore, aka next time someone yell "mesa free!" I am going to hurt some fluffy baby animals.