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11th Sep '17 7:52:35 AM Augusto
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''Try'' not to be angry that you can get the complete ''[[Series/TheBradyBunch Brady Bunch Variety Hour]]'', ''Series/VanPires'', ''WesternAnimation/{{The PJs}}'', ''WesternAnimation/RobotAndMonster'', ''WesternAnimation/MakingFiends'', ''Series/TwoGuysAGirlAndAPizzaPlace'' and ''Series/{{TJ Hooker}}'' on DVD but not ''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies'', ''Series/OurMissBrooks'', ''WesternAnimation/WhateverHappenedToRobotJones'', ''WesternAnimation/TheRaccoons'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'', ''WesternAnimation/KaBlam'', ''Film/{{Fame}}'' (post-season 2), ''Series/ShiningTimeStation'', ''Series/PerfectStrangers'' (post-season 2), ''Series/MurphyBrown'' (post-season 1), ''WesternAnimation/{{Fillmore}}'', ''Series/TheHoganFamily'', ''WesternAnimation/SheepInTheBigCity'', ''Series/{{Roundhouse}}'', ''Series/KidsIncorporated'', ''Series/FreeSpirit'', ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements'', ''WesternAnimation/HiHiPuffyAmiYumi'' (in its entirety), ''Series/YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'', or the original cut of ''WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman''[[note]]the one with all of Creator/JuneForay's dialog intact[[/note]] ([[OverlyLongGag among others]]).

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''Try'' Just ''try'' not to be angry that you can get the complete ''[[Series/TheBradyBunch Brady Bunch Variety Hour]]'', ''Series/VanPires'', ''WesternAnimation/{{The PJs}}'', ''WesternAnimation/RobotAndMonster'', ''WesternAnimation/MakingFiends'', ''Series/TwoGuysAGirlAndAPizzaPlace'' and ''Series/{{TJ Hooker}}'' on DVD but not ''WesternAnimation/MuppetBabies'', ''Series/OurMissBrooks'', ''WesternAnimation/WhateverHappenedToRobotJones'', ''WesternAnimation/TheRaccoons'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'', ''WesternAnimation/KaBlam'', ''Film/{{Fame}}'' (post-season 2), ''Series/ShiningTimeStation'', ''Series/PerfectStrangers'' (post-season 2), ''Series/MurphyBrown'' (post-season 1), ''WesternAnimation/{{Fillmore}}'', ''Series/TheHoganFamily'', ''WesternAnimation/SheepInTheBigCity'', ''Series/{{Roundhouse}}'', ''Series/KidsIncorporated'', ''Series/FreeSpirit'', ''WesternAnimation/TheReplacements'', ''WesternAnimation/HiHiPuffyAmiYumi'' (in its entirety), ''Series/YouCantDoThatOnTelevision'', or the original cut of ''WesternAnimation/FrostyTheSnowman''[[note]]the one with all of Creator/JuneForay's dialog intact[[/note]] ([[OverlyLongGag among others]]).



Also, if the figurative lost tape you're looking for just so happens to be a website or some other form of web content, see ''also'' the UsefulNotes/ArchiveTeam and the Website/WaybackMachine.

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Also, See ''also'' the UsefulNotes/ArchiveTeam and the Website/WaybackMachine if the figurative lost tape you're looking for just so happens to be a website or some other form of web content, see ''also'' the UsefulNotes/ArchiveTeam and the Website/WaybackMachine.
internet content.
4th Sep '17 2:41:50 PM Augusto
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Also, if the figurative lost tape you're looking for just so happens to be a website or some other form of web content, see ''also'' the UsefulNotes/ArchiveTeam and the Website/WaybackMachine.
3rd Jul '17 6:54:16 PM dsneybuf
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* In the pre-VCR/cable television era, most local or small regional promotions that were fortunate enough to have their own syndicated television programs have been erased to history. First, videotape (prior to the 1980s) was an expensive commodity, and promotions that were able to afford it simply reused the tapes when recording their material. Second, due to (perhaps) a perceived lack of future rerun potential, many promotions and/or television stations destroyed the tapes (or more likely, films) once they aired or wore out, their (wrestling) companies ceased their promotional activities or other reasons. This means that with the exception of those having foresight or individuals who recorded the show and still have the tapes stashed away somewhere the history of these promotions no longer exist in video form, much less in broadcast quality (due to derogation).
** World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is a notable exception, having hundreds of thousands of hours of videotapes and films of classic programming available for broadcast or on-demand download; this includes programming from promotions the [[VinceMcMahon McMahon]] family has acquired the rights to, including the Wrestling/{{N|ationalWrestlingAlliance}}WA(some of it, as it still exists independent of [=McMahon=]), Wrestling/{{WCW}}, Wrestling/{{ECW}} and Wrestling/{{A|mericanWrestlingAssociation}}WA. They've even got some wrestling footage from DuMont! But even in this case, it is possible that individual episodes of syndicated programs (especially those prior to the late 1970s) have been recorded over or otherwise have been destroyed for various reasons. There is also some footage WWE seems dead set on not using, such as Wrestling/SmokeyMountainWrestling.
** That said, the sheer amount of footage would, sadly, make DVD releases of television shows all but impossible. In 1998, among the main shows alone, WCW, WWF and ECW had over 300 hours of footage. This would make even a volume release of the year impractical, even divided among promotion.
** In addition to this, the NWA itself has its "Classics On Demand" service, which helps but still doesn't begin to cover all the content its member promotions have produced.
** This also applies to Wrestling/OwenHart matches, as his widow refuses to allow WWE to use his image; and Wrestling/ChrisBenoit matches, due to his murder-suicide.
** If you want to see a Wrestling/RingOfHonor that took place before 2010, well, be patient. Tapes do exist but between losing a distributor and switching DVD companies, you're not going to get many from ROH itself. If you're unlucky enough not to find a seller of any particular show you may be lucky enough to able to piece together enough of it through compilation [=DVDs=] dedicated to specific wrestlers, which ROH didn't stop selling with older footage, and their web videos such as "Throw Back Thursday", which is free to anyone with internet. Their ringside members subscription service and year of [=DVDs=] are starting to make the process easier too. Still don't have everything, but patience.
** Wrestling/{{SHIMMER}} found continued bulk orders of [=DVDs=] cost prohibitive compared to focusing on the release of new ones, leading to shows gradually reaching this status, unless a retail version hit shelves. The [=ClickWrestle=] website alleviated this once they gained access to SHIMMER's video library, as did WWN Live, the latter having sister promotion SHINE and ROH's sister FIP.
** The new WWE Network which launched in February 2014 promises to make a large part of the WWE archives, along with the purchased tape archives listed above from other circuits available for their small subscription fee, including Benoit matches with a content disclaimer beforehand. How much of the archive will be available however is still yet to be found out.[[/folder]]
3rd Jul '17 6:53:29 PM dsneybuf
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* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'':
** The holy grail for many a Western fan is the original G1 Megatron. Because he transforms into a realistic Walther P38 replica, Western toy gun laws have ensured the figure will never see an official rerelease. While he is more commonly reissued in Japan, imports tend to glue an orange plug into the barrel (if the country doesn't outright deem it illegal).
** Some G1 toys are especially difficult to find intact on eBay, such as Prowl, Mirage, Sunstreaker and Swoop, owing to the weight of the die-cast parts on the plastic they're attached to. Even worse, reissues of these particular toys are unlikely as the molds are either lost or destroyed.
** And then you have those toys unfortunate enough to have [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Gold_Plastic_Syndrome Gold Plastic Syndrome]]. Almost no reissues (let alone ones that fix the issue) have been made for any of them, and as such even the ones already out are one day going to collapse into fragments of shattered plastic.
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4th Jun '17 5:24:04 AM RAMChYLD
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UK), or that the ISP isn't doing deep packet inspection and killing torrent traffic (as happening in certain Asian countries).
21st Apr '17 3:07:21 AM SuperKing93
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3rd Apr '17 8:20:06 AM SpinAttaxx
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[[folder:Toys]]
* ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'':
** The holy grail for many a Western fan is the original G1 Megatron. Because he transforms into a realistic Walther P38 replica, Western toy gun laws have ensured the figure will never see an official rerelease. While he is more commonly reissued in Japan, imports tend to glue an orange plug into the barrel (if the country doesn't outright deem it illegal).
** Some G1 toys are especially difficult to find intact on eBay, such as Prowl, Mirage, Sunstreaker and Swoop, owing to the weight of the die-cast parts on the plastic they're attached to. Even worse, reissues of these particular toys are unlikely as the molds are either lost or destroyed.
** And then you have those toys unfortunate enough to have [[http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Gold_Plastic_Syndrome Gold Plastic Syndrome]]. Almost no reissues (let alone ones that fix the issue) have been made for any of them, and as such even the ones already out are one day going to collapse into fragments of shattered plastic.
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19th Mar '17 4:43:28 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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** If you want to see a Wrestling/RingOfHonor that took place before 2010, well, be patient. Tapes do exist but between losing a distributor and switching DVD companies, you're not going to get them from ROH itself. If you're unlucky enough not to find a seller of any particular show you may be lucky enough to able to piece together enough of it through compilation [=DVDs=] dedicated to specific wrestlers, which ROH didn't stop selling with older footage, and their web videos such as "Throw Back Thursday", which is free so long as you have access to the world wide web. Their ringside members subscription service and year of [=DVDs=] are starting to make the process either, but are still don't have everything.
** Wrestling/{{SHIMMER}} found continued bulk orders of [=DVDs=] cost prohibitive compared to focusing on the release of new ones, leading to shows gradually reaching this status, unless a retail version hit shelves. The [=ClickWrestle=] website alleviated this once they gained access to SHIMMER's video library.

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** If you want to see a Wrestling/RingOfHonor that took place before 2010, well, be patient. Tapes do exist but between losing a distributor and switching DVD companies, you're not going to get them many from ROH itself. If you're unlucky enough not to find a seller of any particular show you may be lucky enough to able to piece together enough of it through compilation [=DVDs=] dedicated to specific wrestlers, which ROH didn't stop selling with older footage, and their web videos such as "Throw Back Thursday", which is free so long as you have access to the world wide web. anyone with internet. Their ringside members subscription service and year of [=DVDs=] are starting to make the process either, but are still easier too. Still don't have everything.
everything, but patience.
** Wrestling/{{SHIMMER}} found continued bulk orders of [=DVDs=] cost prohibitive compared to focusing on the release of new ones, leading to shows gradually reaching this status, unless a retail version hit shelves. The [=ClickWrestle=] website alleviated this once they gained access to SHIMMER's video library.library, as did WWN Live, the latter having sister promotion SHINE and ROH's sister FIP.
27th Jan '17 11:40:09 AM Superjustinbros
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