It’s time to talk about the biggest and most irritating oversight of the streaming revolution: No playlists, no shuffle.
What gives, Netflix and Hulu and Amazon and Disney+ and every other video streaming service? I realize that new features take work, they don’t simply appear with a snap of the fingers. Is it because no one’s asked outright?
If that’s the case, hey. Hi. Can we please have a way to create playlists of our favorite TV episodes? And then a way to shuffle-play those playlists? If I’m being honest, shuffle is the more important piece here.
This goes back to the VHS days. As a Gen Xer, I grew up watching The Simpsons during its best years. And I still have fond memories of filling up VHS tapes with strings of commercial-free episodes that I could watch whenever. In an era before “binge TV” was a concept, this was what we did. Read more…