We just got a new TV (a Samsung LN55C650), and so far every sit-com looks…different. Something about the lighting, or the shadows, makes everything look like a soap opera or a BBC production. We’ve got an older Samsung (about 3 years old) and this is not the case. Now, I haven’t really calibrated it yet; everything’s pretty much as it came out of the box. Other stuff looks fantastic; the Vienna episode of No Reservations in particular looked astounding.
Anyone else experience this? Is it something about the higher refresh rate? Something that will go away once I get the calibration DVD in and re-set everything? Just curious.