Video quality on macbook with retina

I am curious what current owners think of the video quality on the MacBook Pro with Retina. How does it look compared with video quality on a non-Retina laptop? Curious about:
1. Netflix quality
2. YouTube and other websites
3. iTunes downloads and other downloaded media.
I've heard some say that they need a higher bitrate to experience the same quality of video, subjectively. You'd be unlikely to find 1800p video from these sources (for maxing out the Retina resolution). I'd be concerned if blowing up lower-quality video (like 720p DVD quality) looks bad, because that's what you're most likely to view in 2012. Curious what your experience has been.

Maybe I should make my question clearer: I have read many reports of non-Retina apps looking worse on the rMBP screen, due to the pixel doubling+interpolation that the Retina does for these apps. My question is specifically whether this same issue could make video look worse on the rMBP than on a normal MBP laptop.
For example, does 720p video look blurrier on a rMBP screen than 720p video on a non-rMBP screen?
The issue is well known for apps, for example in Chrome until recently as shown here: http://www.engadget.com/2012/07/31/google-chrome-21-stable-release-adds-retina-m acbook-pro-support/.
My impression is this could also happen with video, and the problem is that "Retina-ready" video is not really available since it would have to be an extreme resolution.

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