Considering that I spent $40 on the EE's already and the fact that I'll probably never watch them again, I'll spring for the TE boxset. Realistically, it's really the only one I'd watch or watch with wife and/or friends! It also doesn't seem that naughty considering I'm only ditching 3 regular dvds for it! EDIT: I also think the Theatrical cuts are the FAR superior cut of the film. I understand the EE's being the bee's knees for big Tolkien fans; however, they are certainly not paced as well as the already long Theatrical versions.