Many millennials grew up with the image of Wilson smiling at them from the VHS box.
Growing up in the 1990s, I watched Free to Be on VHS and listened to the songs on a cassette tape over and over again.
Also gone: several beloved guitars and amps, plus hundreds of VHS tapes of "music that will never be on DVD," he says.
VHS kicks Beta off the island, CDs make cassette tapes obsolete, and so it goes.
In junior high I watched Reality Bites until the VHS went fuzzy.
The original tanked at the box office, before finding a cult following later on VHS.
And you probably watched it so many times your VHS tape got too worn out to play.
VHS and the revolutionary ability to fast forward to the scene you want to see birthed the gonzo shooting style.
He races around the house looking for a VHS player—who has one of those anymore?
1982, initialism of Video Home System.