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). …