In a time long, long ago, 1997 to be exact, finding something to watch took a little more effort than queuing up your favorite Netflix (NFLX - Get Report) original.  

Now that Netflix has become the bread and butter of binge watching, despite a disappointing quarter, we took a look at how the streaming service evolved from the Blockbuster (RIP) of the digital age to the original content producing powerhouse that it is today.  

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