Earlier this month, Netflix unveiled a new pricing plan that makes customers pay $7.99 extra if they want to take advantage of both online streaming and mail-order DVDs. Seinfeld alum Jason Alexander would like to put this all in perspective: "This is literally the worst thing that has happened to white people." The effective price hike sent Netflix's rather well-off customer base whining and in a wonderfully-executed spoof, Funny or Die has now dramatized their pain. Watch as Alexander pleads for you to support the Netflix Relief Fund where a small fee can keep a white upper-middle class Netflix customer free of despair:
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