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  • に公開 2019/08/12
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  • penguinz0
    penguinz0  7 日 前 +1677

    Animation by jpclips.net/channel/UCZj7QQVYbWAVeQdCLBXZiyw

    • Samson5erb Rocks
      Samson5erb Rocks 2 日 前

      Very intense animated emotions. It's take a but to get used to but I like it.

    • PetRock151
      PetRock151 3 日 前

      Do more of these

    • Guarr
      Guarr 3 日 前

      Bro ur gatekeeping literally everyone knows what blockbuster is

    • kobra6660
      kobra6660 3 日 前

      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 4 日 前

      I miss video rental stores...

  • Intelligence Paradigm
    Intelligence Paradigm 4 時間 前

    I think maybe Charlie doesn't know what happened to Enron hahaha

  • sonic3ze
    sonic3ze 5 時間 前

    In all Seriousness, i would love more of these, semi serious interesting discussion type things. Keep it up man, and great video. :)

  • Parminder Singh
    Parminder Singh 8 時間 前

    You should talk about the failure of toys r us, it both made me happy and broke my heart.

  • Kirsty Bolomey-Humbley
    Kirsty Bolomey-Humbley 9 時間 前

    Considering the current oversaturation of streaming services, platform exclusive content, and the rise in piracy because of that, do you think we could benefit from a revival of the video rental system? The closest thing that really exists is dvd collections in libraries, which are free, but often incomplete (series wise).

  • Trollin4n00bz
    Trollin4n00bz 10 時間 前

    "They just dipped the tip of their dick in the water"
    Uh Cr1t, there are better ways to check your bath water, mate.

  • Paul L
    Paul L 11 時間 前 +8

    Step 1. Go to Google
    Step 2. Search this keyword: 123moviesdailypro
    Step 3. Enjoy!
    Blockbuster
    When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That's the message he is sending.
    Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.
    Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new.
    Our lives were now worlds apart, separated by time, circumstance, and the unbridgeable chasm of money.

  • gh0stykins
    gh0stykins 12 時間 前

    R.I.P. Blockbuster.
    It was because of you that my mom went and rented me Metal Gear Solid for the playstation.
    Since that time MGS has become my favorite franchise.
    Thank you, Blockbuster.
    😞😌

  • RadicalRhombus
    RadicalRhombus 13 時間 前

    blockbuster was a huge part of my childhood, the smell alone is pretty rad

  • cheesepuff
    cheesepuff 14 時間 前

    7:12 "they partnered with Enron" OH! NO WONDER! XD

  • CD Poulos
    CD Poulos 16 時間 前

    wow companyman is PG13 now, hmm wasn't expecting that

  • Orange Joe
    Orange Joe 17 時間 前

    Bro I really dont want gamestop to go because I've had so many nice conversations at gamestop and I love physical games because I want to actually hold the games I buy.

  • awsomesaucekirby
    awsomesaucekirby 17 時間 前

    "Slowly getting thanos snapped away"
    Then it's not a snap

  • Rene López
    Rene López 17 時間 前

    Netflix is trash

  • Konnar Watson
    Konnar Watson 18 時間 前

    That blockbuster is actually permanently closed according to google maps in Oregon

    • Maul
      Maul 15 時間 前 +1

      It doesn't say that. It's open right now. It says "Hours:
      Closes soon: 9PM ⋅ Opens 10:30AM Wed"

  • Druscilla Morlan
    Druscilla Morlan 19 時間 前 +1

    U should do this animation more often

  • ( ͡°ᴥ ͡° ʋ) Marian.

    I remember riding my 10 speed down to the Blockbuster to rent Alien 3. I was 13 years old.

  • Mitsu00
    Mitsu00 20 時間 前

    At least Oregon got recognized for something

  • Elijah
    Elijah 20 時間 前

    It didn't fail. Blockbuster was extremely successful.

    • SecretlySatan
      SecretlySatan 14 時間 前

      But it could have ruled the world by now.

  • The Janitor
    The Janitor 20 時間 前

    6:02
    Oh my God, it's Paul Finch..

  • Unknown Psyco
    Unknown Psyco 22 時間 前

    When people give this video a dislike its cause they lost their jobs when blockbuster went bankrupt. Kind of sad

  • John Fite
    John Fite 22 時間 前 +1

    This was an awesome video, Charlie. Please post more like these.

  • MrSweetiebear95
    MrSweetiebear95 22 時間 前

    If only CBD was around then. It's the only thing Family Video sells now.

  • Bl00dyCh33rry
    Bl00dyCh33rry 22 時間 前

    I unfortunately wasn't able to witness the downfall of Blockbuster cuz I was in Germany during that time (mum got stationed at an air base). The only thing we could rely on for movie rentals was Netflix, so, yeah. Hit me hard going back to the U.S. and finding out Blockbuster was dead thanks in part to Netflix lol.

  • HERP derp
    HERP derp 日 前

    When was the last time anyone has even SEEN a BlockBuster? The absolute last time I saw one was all the way back in 2004.
    Speaking of companies that were popular in the '90s and early 2000s, you ought to cover Sears, Toys R Us, Hollywood Home Video, and Circuit City next.

  • FuckFuckmcgee69 Fuckfuckmcgee96

    You’re bald under that hat, aren’t you?

  • WellBeSerious12
    WellBeSerious12 日 前

    Blockbuster?! More like WALLERbuster!

  • Excali BirB
    Excali BirB 日 前

    *Company* *man* *wants* *to* *know* *your* *location*

  • Edward Yanes
    Edward Yanes 日 前

    The only thing keeping that last blockbuster afloat is the hipsters who watch vhs in portland

  • Oluwatobi fadeyi

    Check out a podcast called Business Wars. They had a whole 6 episode series about Blockbuster vs. Netflix.

  • Official Oldssoal

    I remember going to blockbuster when I was young. I still have sum blockbuster movies

  • Lasky Labs
    Lasky Labs 日 前 +1

    Oh man... When did they have 1 store left? I thought it was 12... Now I'm sad.

  • ShowYaFriends
    ShowYaFriends 日 前 +6

    Take a shot every time he says a variation of “they knew change was coming, they just underestimated how fast it would be”

  • Remdey Fox
    Remdey Fox 日 前

    physical > digital

  • bobkin611
    bobkin611 日 前

    Simple answer. They didn't adapt. Should have went online.

  • Durga Syn
    Durga Syn 日 前

    I worked for one of the last Blockbusters in Oregon for a few years until they closed down. It was a great place to work right up until Dish Network brought them out before closing and the whole focus went from trying to talk to people about movies to trying to sell them TV while they're there for something completely different. Sad times, but yeah a lack of foresight really killed them in the end. Also, thank you for pronouncing Oregon correctly.

  • David Couture
    David Couture 日 前

    Didnt they have Blockbuster On Demand kiosks outside of other retailers? I remember there was a war between them and Redbox which I always thought killed Blockbuster for good. There was just more Redboxes and now thats all we have for renting purposes anymore.

  • CTSSTC
    CTSSTC 日 前

    WHO WAS THIS VIDEO SPONSORED BY?!!!?!

  • CTSSTC
    CTSSTC 日 前

    10:37 Oh you're not going to animate this part Mr Animator 🔥🐐🍩

  • CTSSTC
    CTSSTC 日 前

    7:16 TMW just the tip is weird lookin

  • CTSSTC
    CTSSTC 日 前

    Thanks for putting us on the map fam™
    -- Bend, OR

  • Droskee 214
    Droskee 214 日 前

    big rips to enron

  • ThinkerOnTheBus
    ThinkerOnTheBus 日 前

    Fuck Blockbuster!!!
    They would refuse to rent certain movies at all. I don't take lightly to censorship! Rumor had it that Blockbuster would edit some of the movies they had on their shelves. This simply was not true. However, they would receive special cuts of movies from the studios . . . basically, pre-edited versions for all of the "family-friendly" stores, and to make that bullshit even worse, nowhere was there any kind of notification that their version of the movie had been altered from the original theatrical release! I firmly believe one should spend their money in local businesses whenever possible. Spending your money locally, rather than handing it over to some big corporation, will ensure that more of your money stays within your community. Keeping more of your money within your community benefits not only yourself, but everyone else in the community. Even though you may no longer have that money, having spent it locally means somebody else in your community has more money now to spend. Eventually, this money will come back to you. One can think of it as a method to avoid creating a trade deficit, and all of the problems associated with it. When it comes to renting physical copies of movies, I always preferred the local businesses . . . no matter which city I was residing in at that moment. Many of the businesses had free popcorn to snack upon while perusing their selection. Most of these businesses also had unique decors or even themes which were much more stimulating and comforting than the plain, dull industrial look of Blockbuster! I recall one store which had refrigerators from the 1950s which were utilized to display some of the movies. All of these local, indie businesses had a much better (not always larger) selection than Blockbuster, some of them even specialized in specific genres of film. Fuck Blockbuster, they got exactly what they deserved!!!

  • super not best friends dont play

    Enron did some illegal shit

  • super not best friends dont play

    They partnered with Enron heh my accounting class gave me a heads up with were this is going

  • CmdrRyker05 Gaming

    Only thing is, physical game’s install faster somehow.

  • ThinkerOnTheBus
    ThinkerOnTheBus 日 前

    jpclips.net/video/bTN1TcD0Mqk/ビデオ.html

  • Keen star Killer

    Charlie: has random dream about blockbuster
    Also Charlie: *need to tell the world why they failed and I need to do it now*

  • KoleXJericho4eva
    KoleXJericho4eva 日 前 +2

    Lets play a game!
    What did your local Blockbuster corpse get turned into? Mine's a mattress store.

  • Pumpy Bai
    Pumpy Bai 日 前 +1

    brine

  • thicc
    thicc 日 前

    fun video

  • Kal Sizzle
    Kal Sizzle 日 前 +1

    I miss renting games

  • Ambrose Magat
    Ambrose Magat 日 前

    Were you the one who animated this

  • GOD'S SINNER
    GOD'S SINNER 日 前

    Netflix happened it doesn't take a genius to figure that out. What a stupid video

    • GOD'S SINNER
      GOD'S SINNER 12 時間 前

      @Maul they didnt put too much focus on it. No ads for the new movie streams it shouldve been huge news but i never heard about it until now. Netflix and redbox outsourced block buster. Plus you got hulu and JPclips.

    • Maul
      Maul 15 時間 前 +2

      The video points out that Blockbuster had a Netflix-like streaming service in the early 2000s, before Netflix, with Enron as a partner so it's still interesting.

  • domosRAGE
    domosRAGE 日 前

    I participated in both blockbuster AND netflix

  • SexySenpai UwU
    SexySenpai UwU 日 前

    Blockbuster should've done this: rent a movie on the DVD subscription and if you return the DVD to a local blockbuster you can rent two movies free. So that way you get more customers in your stores and on your subscription. Plus double the late fee income :)

  • nachosNapples
    nachosNapples 日 前

    fuckin family video sells cbd products

  • Tyler Odell
    Tyler Odell 日 前

    I remember renting n64 games from blockbuster. Fuck

  • o0s4eed0o
    o0s4eed0o 日 前

    best part of this video 14:47

  • Phantom Alpha
    Phantom Alpha 日 前

    This will be GameStop I’m 5-10 years. 😞

  • Phantom Alpha
    Phantom Alpha 日 前

    I’m at the ripe old age of 36 and can remember when Blockbuster exploded into the Midwest, in particular Metro Detroit because everything was all Mom and Pop places (which were just as good). I remember feeling like Blockbuster was the Kmart of movies, so much bigger with so many copies of the new movies you wanted and Family Video still exists by me and even sell CBD oil which is pretty odd but if that’s what it take’s for them to stay in business then have at it. Go and support your video stores if u have any!! They’re like noble Monks preserving a interactive time capsule and they need your $$$!!!

  • Noah McKinley
    Noah McKinley 日 前

    what's with grade a animations

  • Extrime Land
    Extrime Land 日 前

    The live action sences are like a damn 4 Kids dub.Its obviously edited

    • Extrime Land
      Extrime Land 13 時間 前

      Maul no dumbass The clips of cr1kital talking

    • Maul
      Maul 15 時間 前 +1

      What part of all the clips of Blockbuster and Netflix commercials and footage tipped you off that the video was edited? Editing is part of making content.

  • Alexander Forbes

    Brick and mortar is better if you don't know what want to get or you want it now, for that reason I hope they stick around.

  • Danny Murdoc
    Danny Murdoc 日 前

    Still got my laminated blockbuster card

  • Sean Rogerson
    Sean Rogerson 日 前

    "They partnered with Enron." Ooof.

  • I'm Bored
    I'm Bored 日 前

    3:06 Thats my exact birthday, what the hell?

  • Landon Renigar
    Landon Renigar 日 前

    Ew, an animated youtube vid

  • CoolSmek
    CoolSmek 日 前

    CHARLIE, you can't blame Blockbuster for their deal with *ENRON* failing. The people at Enron went to jail for the rest of their lives for what they did with the Enron business. No one could have made that partnership work. This was written like you don't know about the Enron scandal, I highly recommend you look that up. I guarantee you that was the real major tipping point for blockbuster failing, it was Enron's fault.

  • Hoodie Ramen
    Hoodie Ramen 日 前

    It brings a tear to my eye to think of blocks buster

  • Jack Crooker
    Jack Crooker 2 日 前

    You'd think they would just add movie delivery and pickup from those stores as a buffer between rental and streaming...they'd be able to bring you a movie and get it back without you having to wait for it to arrive in the mail.

  • TubaBoyTom
    TubaBoyTom 2 日 前

    Family Video

  • Schism Bliss
    Schism Bliss 2 日 前

    I want to hear Charlie tell more failing company/business stories o.o

  • Rabbi Herschel Lieberman-Bergblattstein

    There's a Family Video near my house that's only still in existence because they started selling CBD oil.

  • Gabriel626
    Gabriel626 2 日 前

    I remember their was a blockbuster Redbox machine in the 99cent store was really awkward