I hate to be this way, but really? At $17 dollars it is still cheaper than the $110 DircTV charged. And when they raise their rates, it's more than $8 per month.
If I had the money to spare from my SSI for anything more (I mean, c'mon, T-Mobile's freaking me over for 400 mins shared and unlt'd data on two lines, and I haven't had a functioning phone for six months, all for $135+/mo.) I'd definitely go back to the 1 DVD + Instant Queue. Same holds true with going Gold, except gaming seems to be more of a habit, so the likelihood of me doing that is way higher.
Plus, I've got Verizon FIOS, and I still don't have all the channels I'd like, and that runs give or take $150/mo., not including the equipment (converter box) rental. Whole pack is phone, Net, and TV. Data line is like 10/2Mbit.
Sometimes one needs to be a stingy, penny-pinching scrooge of a man when permanently disabled.