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  • penguinz0
    penguinz0   5 days back

    Animation by https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZj7QQVYbWAVeQdCLBXZiyw

    • Guarr
      Guarr  10 hours back

      Bro ur gatekeeping literally everyone knows what blockbuster is

    • kobra6660
      kobra6660  15 hours back

      Not buying Netflix is just a big question on why they didnt get bought out and they could have changed things if they started the redbox

    • HentaiHistorian
      HentaiHistorian  2 days back

      I miss video rental stores...

    • Sora NioStaur
      Sora NioStaur  2 days back

      this . . . was a really good video, thank you my dude

    • Chris Jones
      Chris Jones  3 days back

      Bro, I just pirated my shit back then

  • Mujtaba Rafid Ibrahim
    Mujtaba Rafid Ibrahim  21 minutes back

    down here in the third world countries
    There were ever one option since the internet:




    *piracy* babyyy

    • CringEster
      CringEster  29 minutes back

      conan solved the mystery

      • idiotican
        idiotican  35 minutes back

        Stop doing video essays

        • idfk dontsub
          idfk dontsub  38 minutes back

          So youre telling me we`re 20 years behind on streaming technology?

          • i want yum
            i want yum  1 hours back

            i dont think blockbuster was ever in my country

            • Ballin Balgruuf
              Ballin Balgruuf  1 hours back

              Because of redbox, Hulu, Netflix.
              There I saved you some time.

              • Bard of the 90s
                Bard of the 90s  2 hours back

                You forgot about two things: Redbox and Family Video.
                I worked at Family Video last year as ASM. The reason they're still around is because they own the buildings they're in and rent spaces to (usually) food places so you can get dinner and a movie. The late fees are also just charged as though you rented the item again without any discounts, so they're fair (after 30 days, you get charged the price of the item because we assumed you stole it). Family Video also has VERY little marketing, so they save a lot that way. They sell plenty of unused or outdated stock, and sell miscellaneous things like phone chargers and CBD oil. And they're not squeamish about closing locations. If a location is not bringing in enough profit, they'll close it and sell the building. It has its problems, but the system is pretty streamlined and they try to get employees to really push any sales, promotions, or giveaways that are going on. I see them do particularly well in low income areas where people maybe can't afford streaming services, new wrapped movies, or even internet.

                • G
                  G  2 hours back

                  I remember renting Turok (the ps3 360 one) one day and the next day I heard the blockbuster near me was selling all of the movies and games to anyone who wanted them

                  • Bryce Butt
                    Bryce Butt  3 hours back

                    Fuck Blockbuster, and Fuck Netflix

                    • Risky Bisky
                      Risky Bisky  3 hours back

                      Wait how young was I when I last went to a blockbuster? 5? 6? Dang...

                      • FermiGBM1
                        FermiGBM1  3 hours back

                        Nice eulogy for Blockbuster lol

                        • Sean Minor
                          Sean Minor  4 hours back

                          I will always remember the day when 12 year old me was at the local blockbuster that was just giving away all its shit for free.

                          • sato
                            sato  4 hours back

                            dude i fucking remember blockbuster on demand and total access lmaoooo. we stayed with blockbuster until the bitter end too. :'(

                            • Sir white a lot the pagan preacher

                              Basically blockbuster is a library but for videos...but now I gotta wonder why library's haven't went to shit.

                              • AngloRebel
                                AngloRebel  5 hours back

                                "the lessons that we learn are carved on the tombstones of others"

                                • Spanky Dough Dandy
                                  Spanky Dough Dandy  6 hours back

                                  My local block buster became a gym and i was so sad when i went back to my home town and saw people exercising in MY BLOCKBUSTER

                                  • kyler124
                                    kyler124  6 hours back

                                    You keep bringing up Netflix but Netflix wasn't really that big either. Blockbuster started dropping pretty early because their prices were just too much. I remember my Blockbuster only lasting like a month then closing. I think Redbox and family video is what killed it. Netflix was kinda a joke back in 2006 so I don't see much of an impact.

                                    • the orangebear
                                      the orangebear  6 hours back

                                      extra vision were irelands blockbuster

                                      • ChrisHazFun
                                        ChrisHazFun  6 hours back

                                        If Blockbuster were to come back it should be as some sort of Cafe/Rental mashup store, before my local video shop shut down I thought what better addition to a place like that would be than a section where you can sit down and chill while your kids look for something to watch back at home, double down on the experience it offered.

                                        • ChrisHazFun
                                          ChrisHazFun  7 hours back

                                          The Last Blockbuster in Bend, Oregon: The 8th wonder of the world

                                          • Sfg116
                                            Sfg116  7 hours back

                                            “Live PD the game” hahahah that is great

                                            • Michael
                                              Michael  8 hours back

                                              dude this was a really cool funny and suprisingly interesting video

                                              • Alex Ryan
                                                Alex Ryan  8 hours back

                                                Problem i hate with netflix lets be real a lot of the movies and shows on there are mediocre or bad and they take a lot of the good movies and shows off thats why i loved blockbuster

                                                • Nathan Miller
                                                  Nathan Miller  8 hours back

                                                  I was born August 1st 2004 and I have fond memories with my dad of the final days of blockbuster

                                                  • canti
                                                    canti  8 hours back

                                                    Wait. Netflix is beginning to die now itself. Slowly, but its dying. The last Blockbuster may outlive the company it wanted to compete with, decades later.

                                                    • nuclearcheese
                                                      nuclearcheese  8 hours back

                                                      Take a shot every time he says Blockbuster

                                                      • Shtuffy does Stuff
                                                        Shtuffy does Stuff  9 hours back

                                                        I REALLY like this animation style, its like an amazing combo for Crititical

                                                        • blidrob
                                                          blidrob  9 hours back

                                                          There's STILL a Family Video open down my street. They mostly sell CBD.

                                                          • Brandon Ferrell
                                                            Brandon Ferrell  9 hours back

                                                            No mention of RedBox?

                                                            • Bombastic Dev
                                                              Bombastic Dev  9 hours back

                                                              Woah, that copy of Monkey Trouble brought back memories.

                                                              • exactinmidget92
                                                                exactinmidget92  9 hours back

                                                                how bout that Hollywood video?

                                                                • NRT Danteツ
                                                                  NRT Danteツ  9 hours back

                                                                  Cut hair

                                                                  • exactinmidget92
                                                                    exactinmidget92  9 hours back

                                                                    0:16, these are the people that think 40k copied Starcraft.

                                                                    • Ethan Reid
                                                                      Ethan Reid  10 hours back

                                                                      What ab redbox tho

                                                                      • nnickerson100
                                                                        nnickerson100  10 hours back

                                                                        i have a copy of yoshis story that i rented from blockbuster but never actuly returned. still have it even after they went under.

                                                                        • Cheezeitzrice Insert-last-name-here

                                                                          Dude I miss Blockbuster and I shed a tear every time I walk past the Redbox in my local Safeway

                                                                          • nadia
                                                                            nadia  10 hours back

                                                                            I used to go to blockbuster with my family and get movies and some cartoon seasons that we would watch together, you could get sonic underground and weird barbie movies, god i miss those days so much

                                                                            • EKG Eric Kelly Games
                                                                              EKG Eric Kelly Games  10 hours back

                                                                              I never got to go to blockbuster only a few times because my mom didnt go after they asked for her SS#

                                                                              • Kazoio
                                                                                Kazoio  10 hours back

                                                                                As a kid, I'd always go to Family Video with my parents and pick out a video game or a movie. Only recently it shut down. A lot of people went there, though. I already miss that Family Video and it's been gone only 2 months.

                                                                                • random
                                                                                  random  11 hours back

                                                                                  I want an alternate universe where Blockbuster and Enron got in on the whole streaming service thing

                                                                                  • Happily Ham
                                                                                    Happily Ham  11 hours back

                                                                                    Blockbuster was still profitable in Canada, but when the American Blockbuster went under, the Canadian Blockbuster was left with all of their debt and could no longer survive.

                                                                                    • The Goddess Of Edge
                                                                                      The Goddess Of Edge  12 hours back

                                                                                      Animated Charlie is a precious boi. Protecc him.

                                                                                      • RC Doomslayer
                                                                                        RC Doomslayer  12 hours back

                                                                                        I was a child when our towns blockbuster shut down. All I can remember is the hot emo chick who worked front counter... AND THE SMELL!!!
                                                                                        It’s a smell I hated as a kid, but would pay loads of money just to have a “blockbuster candle”. It’s an indescribable that I can only describe as hot-topic meets an antic shop.

                                                                                        • Jon
                                                                                          Jon  13 hours back

                                                                                          By far the most advertiser friendly video I've ever seen Charlie put out.

                                                                                          Nice work my guy.

                                                                                          • patchchrist
                                                                                            patchchrist  13 hours back

                                                                                            Nah, I actually hated Blockbuster. I don't remember them as fondly. My memories of them are ridiculous late fees, overpriced, over-edited tapes, and stores colder than a meat locker. Good riddance.

                                                                                            • Senor Corbuiser
                                                                                              Senor Corbuiser  13 hours back

                                                                                              Peak your fucking cap bud. Its been annoying me for ages but no one has said shit. Baseball caps need to be bent into a triangle to be any good at blocking sunlight when walking. Otherwise you may as well be golfing with that silly green hat shit. Great upload as always btw. Love your work.

                                                                                              • Memesbeforepuns
                                                                                                Memesbeforepuns  14 hours back

                                                                                                I totally forgot that Netflix used to mail you your movies. I just blocked it out of my memories