Cartoons on old VHS

powerjake

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The idea of watching cartoons on VHS sounds fun at first but it has its great big downside. Having a limited number (like 1, 2 sometimes 3) of selected episodes of a series does not help as it leaves the viewer unhappy and wanting more episodes. It's so much better to watch cartoons on DVD, Blu-Ray, Streaming services or unofficial websites that have a variety of cartoons for viewing in alphabetical order. Does anyone still watch cartoons on old video tapes even if the copies are not perfect?.

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I do, partly in cases where the cartoon (or part of a cartoon) is not available in contemporary formats, at least not easily. One example is "The Tick vs. Arthur", an episode from the third season of The Tick, which didn't get a DVD release here in the U.S. like (most of) the first two seasons.
 

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I do sometimes, mainly around the holidays. My mom has these tapes of Christmas specials that she recorded in the 80s and 90s and I watch those every year. Otherwise, most of what I watch I can do so on DVD or other formats.
 

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I do, partly in cases where the cartoon (or part of a cartoon) is not available in contemporary formats, at least not easily. One example is "The Tick vs. Arthur", an episode from the third season of The Tick, which didn't get a DVD release here in the U.S. like (most of) the first two seasons.

I know how you feel about missing episodes, that one Tick episode being excluded feels incomplete.

Makes me feel like this when a company fails to release it all.

 

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I don’t really have a working VCR, so I only do DVD and streaming. In my honest opinion, VHS is pretty much only good for nostalgia.
 

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I don’t really have a working VCR, so I only do DVD and streaming. In my honest opinion, VHS is pretty much only good for nostalgia.

The best part about DVD's and streaming is how clean everthing looks. VHS can be very dirty and has a strong chance of failing. I used to have a VCR but it was better to get rid of it including the clunky tapes.
 

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I watch Mighty Max ever so often. I seen some on Youtube, but I have the entire series from beginning to end. Probably the only animated series you'll ever find with a proper treatment like a real series. I think USA aired it in order one time and I kept writing down my own order to keep track.

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The sad part about VHS is how is suffers from limited volumes. Sometimes DVD can have limited volumes but atleast streaming and unofficial cartoon websites make of for it.
 

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