https://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php...551#pid2757551

VideoPlayer: do not reset interlaced (@TDown : fixes software decode flickering)
The above Raspberry Pi build fixed the issue caused by the below:

Build Details:

XBMC:
VideoPlayer: correct frame rate for interlaced (PR:14022, 1 commit, 4 files changed)
As mlb indicated, this issue was specific to software decoding. Applying an mpeg2 license and using hardware decoding did not present the issue. This issue is 100% Kodi. A recorded TS file played directly through Kodi Videos reproduced the interlaced video flickering.