I may be late to the party but we are now hooked on 24. Last night we watched three episodes from season one. There are four episodes to a disc and we had it in our Netflix queue, and got passed over twice (short wait) which tells me I am not the only one starting from the beginning. This is a great target for the ShrinkDVD / VLC player hack. From what I have heard 24 discs from Netflix tend to be rather scratched and dirty. The upside to moving it over to your hard drive is that you can return the disc and have the next one in hand by the time you have watched all four episodes. That is if you can pace yourself, which we will need to do.
I really am liking the VLC Media player. the controls are way more intuitive than Windows Media Center.