Originally Posted by LovingSticky
but I am afraid of reliability.
Why don't you read some of the threads in this forum or AVS forums for that matter? There's a lot of threads on this subject.
Anyway, if you watch a lot of TV and movies, then plasma is a no brainer. Not recommended as a sole PC monitor though.
That said, I'm extremely happy with my 42" Panasonic Viera.