You log into a streaming service and the show you want to watch is gone.
Best-case scenario it’s migrated to another major platform, and you already have an account set up there.
Less ideal, it has been folded into a smaller-tier streamer, the kind that offers its content for free, but with so many ads that the show is nearly unwatchable.
Then there’s the bleakest option: The show you’re looking for is gone. You can’t watch it. You can’t buy it (except maybe on used DVD or VHS, if you have a player). …