In the 1950s, playing home movies became popular in the United States as Kodak 8 mm film projector equipment became more affordable. The development of multi-channel audio systems and later LaserDisc in the 1980s created a new paradigm for home video. In the early to mid-1990s, a typical home theater setup would have a VHS player fed to a large rear-projection television set. Some people were using expensive front projectors in a darkened viewing room. This lead to the ultra creative home theaters of today, like the Super Mario Bros. example above. Continue reading to see more.