Everyone needs to understand that while a $5,000 TV is certainly better performance wise than a $700 TV, it isn't necessarily more reliable or better manufactured. All modern LCDs and OLEDs, regardless of price, are cheaply manufactured using the same ICs with limited QC and have the same weasel-worded "limited" warranties. The last well manufactured, uber reliable TVs were plasmas. I have two, a 2008 Panasonic and a 2010 Samsung/Insignia still working like new. The Panny has over 30,000 hours on it. My two friends have Samsung and Panny plasmas from the last batches in 2012/2013, also running perfectly. The 2 Samsung LCDs I own I consider to be throw aways, that I paid $550 and $800 for. Both perform well for my uses. The only extended warranties I get are the free extra warranty year my Amex card provides. And no matter what you pay for your TV, whether it be a LG, Samsung and Sony, they all provide the same basic level of customer service. So it's back to the old Caveat Emptor, let the buyer beware. You buy high-end TVs at your own risk.