[mythtv-users] recording a specific episode anytime?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Jun 5 18:29:50 UTC 2005

Matthew Watson wrote:

>>Have you considered doing it the other way?  Although you don't want to
>>record all of them, you could tell Myth you do want to (All showings on
>>Any channel).  Then, go through your Scheduled Recordings and set any
>>episodes you don't want to "Never Record."  This way, Myth has the
>>leeway to choose the most appropriate showing of any particular episode,
>>but you don't have to record/delete the ones you don't want.
>This does seem like a better way to do it.  It also covers me if I am
>out of town or forget to select which ones to record (or don't
>record).  It will just record all of them and then I can delete them
>when I get around to it.  Thanks for the suggestion.
Yep.  That's why all of my recording rules are Any/All.  I learned the 
hard way when "Category 6: Day of Destruction" turned out to be a 
"mini-series" instead of a one-time movie.  I ended up with two hours of 
a 4-hour (or was it 6-hour?) movie, so it wasn't even worth watching...


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