dealsthe twilight zone: the complete series [blu-ray…

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I wonder how much longer DVDs and CDs will be sold. Everything is going to subscription now. This set of all Twilight Zone episodes cost as much as 18 months of Netflix, which has all the Twilight Zone episodes and a whole lot of other shows. It no longer makes sense to buy physical media........... JMO.

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@njack26: I get that, but all of the bonus material (of which there is a ton) is not on streaming, and what happens when the streaming contract is up? You hope someone else picks it up and then you need that subscription. I like knowing I can watch these any time I want,

Hell, if net neutrality fails, who knows how much we'll be paying to stream.

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IMO, Not a very good deal at $24 per season.

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I agree..love to watch them, but i am not paying this much to do so

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@ronyon1: Individual seasons have never been cheaper than about $38 per. Right now they are trending at closer to $48 per, so all 5 separately would cost close to $190.

These Blu-Rays are top notch due to a new transfer just for the BR release. DVD and old transfers or whatever they are streaming can't even compare to a film remaster on BR. If you have a 50+ in screen and 5.1+ channel surround, BR is all there is. Nothing else compares, especially with data caps on internet plans now. With my Cox Cable internet, I could stream maybe 10 movies in HD before I hit my monthly cap.

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@njack26: I imagine as long a data caps are a thing in the United States. Right now I bust my data cap after roughly 40 hours of streaming in a month, and that's if I don't use my internet for anything. For a family watching different things on 2 devices, that cuts to around 20 hours total.

Rural customers that are forced to satellite internet have caps measureed im megabytes per day, so local media is all they've got.

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It's tonight's bill of fare from The Twilight Zone...

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@njack26: Yes, it's great that its on netflix, but some of us want the physical copies. Some want it for the extra features, but also someone like me likes to actually own a copy and have it displayed in my movie collection. Also, with digital like netflix, who is to say that it'll be on there forever?

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It's actually dropped another 5 bucks to 115

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That's a fantastic deal. The netflix streaming quality is terrible. In fact- I have yet to watch ANY streaming service that comes close to the image from a bluray. And call me old fashioned- but I like to physically own property. I never thought there would be a day when people would be willing to pay top dollar for essentially Nothing.

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Um, how much clearer can a Blue-ray copy of a TV show be considering that there are less than 500 visible scan lines in the old TV signal? Or are these copies made off the original films?

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@njack26: Two things.

1) For HD, streaming services can be pretty hit-or-miss in terms of quality (particularly in the audio department; that wouldn't be an issue with this set, of course, but it IS a consideration overall), even with really good broadband connection; and

2) The availability of ANY title on subscription services is always subject to change, sometimes at a moment's notice. Great TV shows vanish from Netflix ALL THE TIME.

That doesn't even get into the idea of content itself. As we've seen with South Park, content providers have every right to limit availability on episodes based solely on their content.

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@francisrizzo3: "Net neutrality" is a "solution" in flop-sweat-desperate search of an actual PROBLEM. I, for one, can't wait for the very term to be flushed down the toilet of fad rhetoric, where it belongs.

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@zgriner: Twilight Zone was shot on film, and these Blu-Rays are mastered from THAT.

Any show NOT shot on pre-HD video (Barney Miller comes to mind) is almost certain to look better on Blu-Ray (provided it's mastered correctly, of course).

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@chagrinshaw: There can be variations in quality. Netflix streaming of Star Trek: The Next Generation is clearly from the old DVDs, and it looks it. However, Amazon Prime is streaming from the Blu-Ray remasters, and the quality is quite good,