The world can rest easy tonight knowing that now that Blockbuster is finally closing it's remaining stores and your late fees from 1997 will soon be washed away. That's right, Blockbuster is officially done.
Blockbuster is closing all its remaining U.S. stores. In other words, your local strip mall is getting a Curves gym! #fallonmono
— Late Night (@LateNightJimmy) November 8, 2013
Can't believe the spinning lollipops at the checkout couldn't save Blockbuster.
— Abbi Crutchfield (@curlycomedy) November 7, 2013
"Great! Now I can finally open up that blacksmith shop!" - delusional Blockbuster employee
— Chris Regan (@ChrisRRegan) November 6, 2013
"I'm off the hook for the copy of "Unbreakable" I lost in my mom's Aerostar. I've got a bar exam to pass."—buddy on Blockbuster's demise.
— Sean Gentille (@seangentille) November 6, 2013
Blockbuster Recommends: Netflix
— Eliza Bayne (@ElizaBayne) November 6, 2013
Make it a Blockbuster night! (Lose all your money and die slowly)
— Chase Mitchell (@ChaseMit) November 6, 2013
BREAKING: There were still 300 Blockbuster stores
— Joel Pavelski (@joelcifer) November 6, 2013
To all of you who never paid #Blockbuster your 50 cent rewind fees, I hope you are happy now. I hope you are happy.... #Monsters
— David Wagner (@Dtgreat13) November 11, 2013
I want to go back to the day where blockbuster execs were in a meeting discussing netflix for the 1st time & see how hard they were laughing
— Wali Uqdah (@fotografybywali) November 11, 2013
Blockbuster tried to ruin my credit after not paying a late fee, and now they don't have any credit. I win.
— Jimmy (@JimmyTheThing) November 11, 2013
These may have been the most entertaining Blockbuster commercials:
Want to learn how to work at Blockbuster in 1990? This training video is painful. And also everything explained in this video, Netflix now does with the added bonus of NOT talking to anyone. Technology is awesome.
- Blockbuster to Close Remaining 300 Retail Stores (thewrap.com)
- Farewell Blockbuster (ahouraianlaw.wordpress.com)
- Why I Am Sad Blockbuster is No More (deidrag.wordpress.com)
- Blockbuster to Close All Remaining U.S. Stores (variety.com)
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