Panny canada emailed me back this: (Feb 2.2012)
"Thank you for your e-mail and we are sorry to read of your frustration in this regard. Please be advised that we are currently experiencing a Global demand for 3D glasses, and unfortunately our supplier is not able to keep up with the huge demand. Rest assured that Panasonic is working diligently on obtaining 3D glasses as quickly and efficiently as possible. Please note that we expecting an additional shipment of 3D glasses from our supplier in late February, and another shipment during the month of March 2012. If you have not done so already, then we do recommend that you place an order with a local Panasonic Viera TV dealer."