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  • penguinz0
    penguinz0  10 օր առաջ +1751

    Animation by

    • Samson5erb Rocks
      Samson5erb Rocks 5 օր առաջ

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

    • PetRock151
      PetRock151 6 օր առաջ

      Do more of these

    • Guarr
      Guarr 6 օր առաջ

      Bro ur gatekeeping literally everyone knows what blockbuster is

    • kobra6660
      kobra6660 6 օր առաջ

      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 7 օր առաջ

      I miss video rental stores...

  • PumpkinEater69
    PumpkinEater69 9 ժամ առաջ

    I proudly wear a Blockbuster and chill shirt. You wouldn't believe how many people I get walk up to me and go blockbuster.. whats that? it's sad really

  • Vextery
    Vextery 11 ժամ առաջ

    That's crazy I'm 25 minutes away from the last blockbuster

  • Alice
    Alice 12 ժամ առաջ

    Charlie please tell me how your hair gets so long in such short spam of time...

  • Gusty
    Gusty 13 ժամ առաջ

    I never had a Blockbuster nearby, I always lived near Hollywood Video stores. Only time I went to a Blockbuster was one two towns away because I REALLY wanted a certain movie HV didn't have. I don't even remember what the movie was.
    Kinda weird really...Lived in two states way across from each other. Both places no Blockbuster, just Hollywood. They also went down in 2010, that was just the death year of video rental I suppose.

  • PushMongo
    PushMongo 18 ժամ առաջ

    holy fuck leafy hit puberty

  • fireandcopper
    fireandcopper 19 ժամ առաջ

    Yep, badgering my dad for a coffee crisp, wanting to rent a game but dad refusing because he didn't understand the system.

  • K Vol
    K Vol 20 ժամ առաջ

    I worked at Blockbuster in 1999 and it was AIDS. I'm glad they're dead.

  • Onemanarmylol Lol
    Onemanarmylol Lol Օր առաջ

    Woah woah critikal blackbustercritic already went through this topic remember?

  • Bwilson 568
    Bwilson 568 Օր առաջ +1

    I still owe Blockbuster my copy of Micheal Jackson The Experience for Wii

  • Psycho Santa films
    Psycho Santa films Օր առաջ

    Actually Enron had a big scandal and the company shut down. So that’s it didn’t work the first time

  • Dank Memes
    Dank Memes Օր առաջ

    Just like that. Charlies channel becomes an animation.

  • Brandon2940
    Brandon2940 Օր առաջ

    They should keep the last one open as a museum where you walk in and you can see it's full history from the start, all the way to it's downfall

  • Wilczek
    Wilczek Օր առաջ

    Shit critical you made me cry at the near end...

  • Ginger Kubicz
    Ginger Kubicz Օր առաջ

    Redbox is the new blockbuster. I enjoy redbox

  • TheVomBomb
    TheVomBomb Օր առաջ

    I saw that there was 999 dislikes and I couldn't give up my chance to be 1k exactly. I like the video and helped my sister when I was a kid at a movie gallery

  • VintageToiletsRock
    VintageToiletsRock Օր առաջ

    I knew someone who worked at Blockbuster corporate in the early 2000's... they quit shortly after because blockbuster would never implement new ideas. They died because they failed to listen to those who knew better.

  • Peter
    Peter Օր առաջ

    I fuckin miss blockbuster man

  • Dr.Pristine
    Dr.Pristine Օր առաջ

    I didn’t know there were any blockbusters left

  • Riley Rips
    Riley Rips Օր առաջ

    Before Netflix and chill it was Blockbuster and cock-thruster

  • Mac Matheson
    Mac Matheson Օր առաջ

    I hope Blockbuster makes a colossal comeback all because of their last remaining store in Oregan.

  • Glowing Ashes
    Glowing Ashes Օր առաջ

    Charlie this gave me a great idea:

    Blockbuster 2.

  • Brandon Black
    Brandon Black Օր առաջ

    I wont let our last Blockbuster die, Bend was hometown. Might have to move back! lol

    JIM MORGAN Օր առաջ

    I love shooting smack behind Blockbuster!

    JIM MORGAN Օր առաջ

    Blockbuster failed?! 😳

  • Zack Lunas
    Zack Lunas Օր առաջ

    I went to Target the other day and I saw there's a Blockbuster tabletop game that was made fairly recently. Maybe they're not dead after all?

  • MVK
    MVK Օր առաջ

    I have managed to enslave one cockroach. I named him jeremy. Should have not entered my room.

  • KaiVasNormandy
    KaiVasNormandy Օր առաջ

    nothing will ever feel the same as going to blockbuster to try out a new game or movie

  • Cheesecake Gamer
    Cheesecake Gamer Օր առաջ

    I could just keep watching this video over and over for some reason. I think it's the animation, his narration, and the way how he executes the vid in general.

  • Matt 24
    Matt 24 Օր առաջ +1

    It still doesn't make sense that the one in Alaska, a place with little to no internet, wouldn't be the last one standing.

  • Mickey Swanson
    Mickey Swanson Օր առաջ

    I like the animations penguinz0

  • LapaTrust
    LapaTrust Օր առաջ

    Hey guys FYI GameStop is next

  • John Bowrey
    John Bowrey 2 օր առաջ

    Blockbuster let me experience Mass Effect, Oblivion, Assassins Creed and Borderlands back when I couldn't just ask for a new fucking game every couple weeks. I will forever be thankful for Blockbusters influence on my life.

  • Michael McCarthy
    Michael McCarthy 2 օր առաջ

    Sad uwu

  • ihatemylifelolz
    ihatemylifelolz 2 օր առաջ

    this...was a really good video

  • Ricardo Pitti
    Ricardo Pitti 2 օր առաջ

    The enron fiber optics gig would have been insanely ahead of its time. Too ahead, possibly too expensive for the time. Don't think it would have been too good because of the cost and ppl resisting such a jarring change. Its a huge leap from store rental to streaming, in 99 no less.

  • Andrew Frye
    Andrew Frye 2 օր առաջ +1

    When you try to act older than you are... Motherfuck! You don't know what blockbuster is! shut the fuck up.

  • Make1David
    Make1David 2 օր առաջ

    Lil Caesars took over my local Blockbuster. Fuck Lil Caesars!

  • TheTw4life
    TheTw4life 2 օր առաջ

    So many feels with this video. Blockbuster was my first job. And besides only making 5.15 an hour, it was by far my favorite job of all time. Rest easy my friend, you will always be in our hearts and our memories.

  • TYL3RZ999
    TYL3RZ999 2 օր առաջ

    News flash, Redbox killed Blockbuster not Netflix

  • Michelle R
    Michelle R 2 օր առաջ

    i loved the animation collab

  • the juiced goose man
    the juiced goose man 2 օր առաջ

    I wouldn't mind if this became more of your channel

  • Svinja
    Svinja 2 օր առաջ

    I live 30 minutes outside of bend
    T I M E T O G E T M E A G A M E A N D M O V I E

  • ᅲᅧᅮᅮᅣ쳐ᅵᄆBunnicula

    1:41 GEEZ that's uh, that's some imagery for me...

  • Sharkotic
    Sharkotic 2 օր առաջ

    Charlie grows an inch of hair every time he says "turbo" holy cow his hair is long

  • Nerk Durgen
    Nerk Durgen 2 օր առաջ

    Blockbuster? nah family home video my guy. Pretty much Blockbuster but all the DVDs are scratched and all the employees were shit, and the video games weree 10 generations late.

  • matato
    matato 2 օր առաջ

    I didn’t need this information, but thanks anyways

  • RixOnYoutube
    RixOnYoutube 2 օր առաջ

    Blockbuster should expand in africa or somewhere

  • David Roth
    David Roth 2 օր առաջ

    I think the problem is in the late 90s the infrastructure wasn’t there for what Enron wanted, fiber is expensive to run...

  • ShinyRayquaza9
    ShinyRayquaza9 2 օր առաջ

    I thought it was redbox that killed them
    I remember getting cardboard ads for dvds at a closing blockbuster when I was little ;-;

  • Sonnivate
    Sonnivate 2 օր առաջ

    Just want you to know, I really fucking enjoyed this video.

  • Serpents Tongue
    Serpents Tongue 2 օր առաջ

    i had the same dream like two months ago

  • Landen Mejia
    Landen Mejia 2 օր առաջ

    Haha nice

  • Clifford Chaos
    Clifford Chaos 2 օր առաջ

    Blockbuster was the king. How about Hollywood video though, another lost relic.

  • BlueSubaru
    BlueSubaru 3 օր առաջ

    Its easier and faster to pirate a movie/game then go out of your house and rent one thats a factor too

  • Critias
    Critias 3 օր առաջ

    Netflix didn’t kill Blockbuster. The late fees bullshit did the trick

  • Intelligence Paradigm
    Intelligence Paradigm 3 օր առաջ

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

  • sonic3ze
    sonic3ze 3 օր առաջ

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

  • Harry bought her
    Harry bought her 3 օր առաջ

    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 3 օր առաջ

    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 3 օր առաջ

    "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 3 օր առաջ

    Step 1. Go to Google
    Step 2. Search this keyword: 123moviesdailypro
    Step 3. Enjoy!
    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 3 օր առաջ

    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 3 օր առաջ

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

  • cheesepuff
    cheesepuff 3 օր առաջ +1

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

  • CD Poulos
    CD Poulos 3 օր առաջ

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

  • Orange Joe
    Orange Joe 3 օր առաջ

    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 3 օր առաջ

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

  • Rene López
    Rene López 3 օր առաջ

    Netflix is trash

  • Konnar Watson
    Konnar Watson 3 օր առաջ

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

    • Maul
      Maul 3 օր առաջ +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 3 օր առաջ +1

    U should do this animation more often

  • ( ͡°ᴥ ͡° ʋ) Marian.
    ( ͡°ᴥ ͡° ʋ) Marian. 3 օր առաջ

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

  • Mitsu00
    Mitsu00 3 օր առաջ

    At least Oregon got recognized for something

  • Elijah
    Elijah 3 օր առաջ

    It didn't fail. Blockbuster was extremely successful.

    • SecretlySatan
      SecretlySatan 3 օր առաջ

      But it could have ruled the world by now.

  • The Janitor
    The Janitor 3 օր առաջ

    Oh my God, it's Paul Finch..

  • Unknown Psyco
    Unknown Psyco 3 օր առաջ

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

  • John Fite
    John Fite 3 օր առաջ +1

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

  • MrSweetiebear95
    MrSweetiebear95 3 օր առաջ

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

  • Bl00dyCh33rry
    Bl00dyCh33rry 3 օր առաջ

    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 3 օր առաջ

    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 3 օր առաջ

    Blockbuster?! More like WALLERbuster!

  • Excali BirB
    Excali BirB 4 օր առաջ

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

  • Edward Yanes
    Edward Yanes 4 օր առաջ

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

  • Oluwatobi fadeyi
    Oluwatobi fadeyi 4 օր առաջ

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

  • Official Oldssoal
    Official Oldssoal 4 օր առաջ

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

  • Lasky Labs
    Lasky Labs 4 օր առաջ +1

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

  • ShowYaFriends
    ShowYaFriends 4 օր առաջ +14

    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 4 օր առաջ

    physical > digital

  • bobkin611
    bobkin611 4 օր առաջ

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

  • Durga Syn
    Durga Syn 4 օր առաջ

    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 4 օր առաջ

    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 4 օր առաջ


    CTSSTC 4 օր առաջ

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

    CTSSTC 4 օր առաջ

    7:16 TMW just the tip is weird lookin

    CTSSTC 4 օր առաջ

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

  • Droskee 214
    Droskee 214 4 օր առաջ

    big rips to enron

  • ThinkerOnTheBus
    ThinkerOnTheBus 4 օր առաջ

    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