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‘Arrested Development’ Leaving Netflix in April

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. Melody Bot

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    Arrested Development, Buffy, X-Files, and more will be leaving Netflix in April. I guess it’s time to get your binge on.


    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Arrested Development, Firefly, Ally McBeal, The X-Files, Roswell and House are the bigger, more notable shows being tossed aside in April. Every single season from each show will no longer be available to stream, with the exception of Arrested Development’s fourth season, which will remain due to it being a Netflix exclusive.

    I still watch random episodes of Arrested Development from time-to-time (I don’t visit that fourth season very often), and I realized today I haven’t cracked open my DVD collection in probably years. I guess it’s time to get this into Plex.

     
  2. Larry David

    I'll see you again in 25 years Prestigious

    Thankfully I have X-Files and Arrested Development on Hulu.
     
  3. Zilla

    Trusted Supporter

    I think most will still be available to stream on Hulu.
     
  4. suicidesaints

    Trusted Prestigious

    If you haven't watch AD or X-Files. Do it now. Two of the best shows of all time.
     
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  5. Brodobaggins34

    They fixed your brain when you were young.

    Dang.. Just started watching X-Files...
     
  6. Larry David

    I'll see you again in 25 years Prestigious

  7. dp619

    Newbie

    I'm confused - didn't Netflix produce the most recent season of AD? And I thought they were close to making a 5th season as well?
     
  8. Zilla

    Trusted Supporter

    Yeah, but Fox still owns the rights to the first three seasons.
     
  9. Mr. Serotonin

    I'm still staring down the sun Prestigious

    I head this was happing to Bob's Burgers too. Fuck. I just started watching that show.
     
  10. trevorshmevor

    and use a pretty font Supporter

    Noooooooo! That's my go-to show to throw on if I want some background noise while falling asleep.
     
  11. bmir14

    Regular Supporter

    Show sounds amazing
     
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  12. mattfreaksmeout

    Trusted Supporter

    I've heard they're supposed to dumping the Office, Parks & Rec, and Friends this summer too (possibly among others). But when I say I heard, I mean my friend told me this, and I haven't seen any source for it, so hopefully he's just wrong, because about 80% of my time on Netflix is just cycling between those 3 shows.

    It will be really disappointing to lose Arrested Development and Bob's Burgers too. Maybe I should try to squeeze in one last run of AD before it leaves.
     
  13. heymattrick

    Denver, CO

    No Office, Parks & Rec, and Friends would mean no more Netflix for me.
     
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  14. mattfreaksmeout

    Trusted Supporter

    That's what I'm saying, those are literally my 3 go-tos.
     
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  15. crunchprank

    crunchprank.net Prestigious

    Haven't used Netflix since they actually mailed DVDs to users and they didn't have a huge selection of streaming services. So I'm not sure how Netflix works currently. Do shows come and go because Netflix pays X dollars for X amount of time it's available for streaming? Is Hulu and other streaming services the same?
     
  16. TedSchmosby

    Trusted

    good thing HMV is going out of business and i just bought all 5 seasons of angel for 40 bucks
     
  17. Matt504

    Regular Prestigious

    @Jason Tate Or just visit your local Blockbuster, oh wait...
     
  18. web250

    I'll change this eventually Prestigious

    I'm just glad to see someone else using Plex besides me. Great piece of software.
     
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  19. Callum Macleod

    Do or do not, there is no try.

    Plex is probably the best piece of software I use. Hooked up to Sonarr which just makes life so much easier.
     
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  20. elphshelf

    100% made of farts Supporter

    Ripping/encoding DVDs for Plex takes a goddamn lifetime.