To my knowledge this is the first time a decent brand-name widescreen HD-ready RPTV has been offered for less the $1k. Yeah, it's only $1 less than a grand, but it's still a significant milestone. I remember a couple years ago when a 42" (?) Toshiba widescreen broke the $2000 barrier. How times change... Best Buy is offering this deal for the next 4 days I think.