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Old March 7 2013, 05:58 AM   #8
Maxwell Everett
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Re: why does tng blu ray have 6 disks and original series have 7 disks

Flying Spaghetti Monster wrote: View Post
You could probably put all the episodes on two or three disks ... I believe, for example, that a typical Blu Ray movie only needs one disk.
Think about what you're proposing though. A typical blu-ray movie is roughly 2-2 1/2 hours long.

Ten to 13 episodes would add up to 7-9 hours of content per disc and would cause either visible compression artifacting due to the low bitrate and inherent grain present in the original photography or require the over-application of digital noise reduction tools to remove all that high frequency detail. Imagine every episode's live-action portions looking as soft as the Season Two VFX shots... or more!

At that point, calling it HD would be false advertising.
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