Case in point, during the pandemic I wanted to binge-watch a specific show. The cost was $30 for an all-season pass for one service. I paid for it and enjoyed the episodic series over a few weeks.
Of course, this series was offered for free a few months later on a free streaming service owned by one of the major networks. I was out $30 for a show I eventually could have watched for nothing. I did enjoy watching the series a few months prior, but was it worth $30?