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  • Published: 12 August 2019
  • This is the greatest video essay of All Time
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  • penguinz0
    penguinz0   5 months back

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

    • Jimmy dostuf
      Jimmy dostuf  1 weeks back

      I actually have one store by my house called star video, which is the exact same thing as blockbuster but with more modern DVDs and videogames, now that I look at it I think it used to be a blockbuster
      Anyway great video, and great animation

    • Sid Fried Rice
      Sid Fried Rice  2 weeks back

      Oh yeah blockbuster and cockthruster

    • - RAIZETU -
      - RAIZETU -  2 months back

      There's a blockbuster in farmington I think

    • Zombie TGD
      Zombie TGD  2 months back

      loveee the animation man!!!, really wouldn't mind if you become a, animation channel

    • IMASUMAQ JIMENEZ
      IMASUMAQ JIMENEZ  2 months back

      @White Alliance// yooo you watch cr1tiKaL?? neattt. i checked out that other channel you are linked to. "seek the truth" i think is the channel? well cool.

  • Jai Morris
    Jai Morris  52 minutes back

    I remember I was like only 5-6-7 years old and it was across the road from the Coles then it turned into a gym and I still have some of the disks from blockbuster

    • arcspook
      arcspook  5 hours back

      Netflix rolls off the tounge much better than blockbuster.

      • Shokcar26 Bradbury
        Shokcar26 Bradbury  9 hours back

        There is still one open in oregon.

        • Just Bread Inside
          Just Bread Inside  9 hours back

          Is there still a blockbuster in Oregon damn

          • HumanOddity69
            HumanOddity69  10 hours back

            I found a Blockbuster in 2016 when I was on vacation in Oregon. It was either in Sandy or Gresham, I can't remember but it was a legit Blockbuster store. People were still renting movies and games from it. It was weird to see, out of place but kinda cool. I've never heard of Bend but maybe it's just a really small place close to there or it's wrong or there are two of them.

            • Oh no
              Oh no  15 hours back

              There is a blockbuster that isn’t destroyed in owensound Ontario Canada. I remember seeing one when I went up there

              • Tyler Ryan
                Tyler Ryan  18 hours back

                Still see used Blockbuster DVDs and games in 2020.

                • meatball dude
                  meatball dude  22 hours back

                  Blockbuster was probably older than most fortnite players.

                  • Octavio Guerrero
                    Octavio Guerrero  2 days back

                    They also tried doing the Redbox thing everyone seems to forget about that or maybe it just wasn’t around everywhere. I remember it was in Walmart’s and then m everywhere else had Redbox, but then eventually Walmart switched over to Redbox too and that was it for blockbuster.

                    • Orange Raccoon
                      Orange Raccoon  2 days back

                      you're super cute

                      • Meyoumu_Kanpaku
                        Meyoumu_Kanpaku  2 days back

                        i wanna know how family video is still around. ivs heard other people mention blockbuster countless times but i have never once heard anyone even mention family video.

                        • Danny DeVito
                          Danny DeVito  3 days back

                          I still remember the smell of blockbuster

                          • be4st m4ster 25 wxl
                            be4st m4ster 25 wxl  5 days back

                            We need a petition to restart blockbuster.

                            • Lurker300
                              Lurker300  5 days back

                              Anyone going to mention fitch from American pie in those commercials... haha

                              • lol
                                lol  5 days back

                                "They speed-ran into bankruptcy"-Charlie

                                • notamemo
                                  notamemo  5 days back

                                  Thanks for helping me on my business class I just got an A on how quick a business can die

                                  • Follower Of Duck
                                    Follower Of Duck  5 days back

                                    I wonder how many people got out of paying their late fees after they went out of business

                                    • spook touqe
                                      spook touqe  6 days back

                                      Amazing

                                      • WarriorKeens
                                        WarriorKeens  1 weeks back

                                        That single Blockbuster location in Oregon is probably a tourist attraction at this point

                                        • GemBros Inc.
                                          GemBros Inc.  1 weeks back

                                          You should do a travel vlog where you go to Oregon and visit the last blockbuster in the world.

                                          • Andrew Mandrona
                                            Andrew Mandrona  1 weeks back

                                            I mean, chances are Enron would have scammed them out the ass so I don't think the deal was _that_ good


                                            For those who don't know, Enron was found to have manipulated accounting documents to make it seem like their growth was massive when in reality they provided no services at all.

                                            • Fresh Prince Of Africa
                                              Fresh Prince Of Africa  1 weeks back

                                              My blockbuster in Braintree in the UK was replaced by a Papa John's... a fucking papa John's

                                              • Chase Miller
                                                Chase Miller  1 weeks back

                                                14:18


                                                Oh no! Poor Netflix-san...

                                                • Streaks
                                                  Streaks  1 weeks back

                                                  People wonder why I hate Fortnite

                                                  • Salty Oreo
                                                    Salty Oreo  7 days back

                                                    Nobody wonders why you hate Fortnite.



                                                    *Everyone already knows.*

                                                • I don’t like my Opinions either

                                                  The animation was so cute it’s so funny to see something like this surprisingly fit with his channel

                                                  • Nick Chettle
                                                    Nick Chettle  1 weeks back

                                                    I hate Netflix just because it was a big reason for BlockBusters demise

                                                    • Josh Mondragon
                                                      Josh Mondragon  1 weeks back

                                                      There is one more blockbuster.

                                                      • Guess Time
                                                        Guess Time  1 weeks back

                                                        Is it ironic how at 11:30 the tables have turned. What I mean by that is how Netflix is the one who crush Blockbuster

                                                        • Eric Erlandsson
                                                          Eric Erlandsson  1 weeks back

                                                          do Toys R Us next please

                                                          • Nig ger
                                                            Nig ger  2 weeks back

                                                            I LIKE LIL NGR GIRL PUSSY

                                                            • Kaiser IV
                                                              Kaiser IV  2 weeks back

                                                              When will they turn that last blockbuster into a museum?

                                                              • Néo Chrónos
                                                                Néo Chrónos  2 weeks back

                                                                Gunna tell my kids old man stories about how I walked three blocks through the snow to return my pikmin 2 rental which was late and that ass smell of popcorn throughout the store

                                                                • Bradley
                                                                  Bradley  2 weeks back

                                                                  ...

                                                                  Remember Gamefly?

                                                                  • 42 65 6E
                                                                    42 65 6E  2 weeks back

                                                                    Man I loved blockbuster I used to go to the park with my mum get chips/pop corn and renting a film

                                                                    • holdenmcclure
                                                                      holdenmcclure  2 weeks back

                                                                      The moment you said "They partnered with Enron" I learned everything I needed to know

                                                                      • TheLoneCabbage
                                                                        TheLoneCabbage  2 weeks back

                                                                        4:24
                                                                        I can only assume that's "Sex and the City", but damn is that some clever marketing. From a distance all you see is a bright green case that reads "SEX"

                                                                        • Jai Morris
                                                                          Jai Morris  2 weeks back

                                                                          My dad used to buy dvds from there I have some many movies still

                                                                          • Mr. Branch
                                                                            Mr. Branch  2 weeks back

                                                                            In Canada, we didnt have Blockbuster. But, we did have the same kind of store made by Videotron. As a kid, I used to go to these stores all the time, I probably rented about 30 games on the wii and more than 50 movies there. Seeing all these locations getting shut down was, to some extent, understanding but also very saddening since I went there so many times. But, at least we still have the memories and I'll be able to tell my grandkids about them.

                                                                            • SignatureRush
                                                                              SignatureRush  2 weeks back

                                                                              I remember when i was like 4-5 every time I went to block buster I would get a Toby Maguire Spiderman movie

                                                                              • slim gym
                                                                                slim gym  2 weeks back

                                                                                i live in lapine im right next to bend gonna check that blockbuster out

                                                                                • Lucas
                                                                                  Lucas  2 weeks back

                                                                                  I remember in 2002 I rented a copy of a video game at blockbuster video and I didn't return it every since it closed down and I still have it to this day

                                                                                  • Jestin James
                                                                                    Jestin James  2 weeks back

                                                                                    make a list of the stuff you need to see and pirate it.thats total freedom.making list is hard part.

                                                                                    • Devil Bowser253
                                                                                      Devil Bowser253  2 weeks back

                                                                                      I remember blockbuster... it was great to go there rent a movie or two maybe a game. And then get home watch the movie and play the game if i got it.

                                                                                      • Wyatt is god
                                                                                        Wyatt is god  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Wait game stop is eb games wtf

                                                                                        • Joseph Lolema
                                                                                          Joseph Lolema  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Game stop is bound to throw in the towel sooner or later

                                                                                          • DAT BOI
                                                                                            DAT BOI  2 weeks back

                                                                                            they ran bankruptcy faster than the flash running around the world.

                                                                                            • star · light
                                                                                              star · light  2 weeks back

                                                                                              I didn't know there was even 1 blockbuster left... *moves to bend oregon*