The Best Comic Book TV Shows on Plex
Finding a good Comic Book TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Comic Book TV shows of all time streaming on Plex.
1. The Smurfs
What it's about: Classic Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring magical blue elf-like creatures called Smurfs. The Smurfs, named for their personalities, inhabit a village of mushroom houses in an enchanted forest. These loveable creatures are led by Papa Smurf and live carefree... except for one major threat to their existance: Gargamel, an evil but inept wizard who lives in a stone-built house in the forest; and his feline companion, the equally nasty Azrael.
Where to Watch: 12 episodes (3%) are available to watch free online (Plex). 175 episodes (37%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & fuboTV). 186 episodes (40%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
2. Flash Gordon
What it's about: Flash Gordon is an American science fiction television series that debuted on Sci Fi in the United States on August 10, 2007 and continued airing new episodes through February 8, 2008. It has also appeared on the United Kingdom Sci Fi Channel and SPACE in Canada. The series was developed by Peter Hume, who served as executive producer/show runner and wrote the first and last episodes, among others.
Where to Watch: 25 episodes (93%) are available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex, Vudu & 1 other). 24 episodes (89%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Philo, fuboTV & 1 other). 25 episodes (93%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
What it's about: Sheena is an American action-adventure/fantasy television series Sheena's parents were archaeologists who died in the jungle when she was about six years old, leaving their daughter Shirley Hamilton. She was taken in by Kali, a local Shamaness of a tribe who brought her up, and five years ago she was taught how to morph into animals and birds, acquiring their abilities, even flight. Further, she became a mythical creature called "The Darachna" who relies on people' fear of the unknown. For this she covers herself in a dark liquid mud which allows her to be largely unseen in the low light of the jungle, and with more than normal strength, agility and speed, and armed with a pair of gloves with bone claws, she is a formidable one woman fighting force. She does kill sometimes.
Where to Watch: 35 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Crackle).
4. Night Man
What it's about: Night Man is an American action/adventure/sci-fi series that aired in syndication from September 15, 1997 to May 17, 1999. The series is loosely based on a comic book published by Malibu Comics and was created by Steve Englehart and developed for television by Glen A. Larson. It stars Matt McColm as the title character, a superhero whose real name was Johnny Domino, a saxophonist. Englehart would write three episodes of the series. Night Man is also one of the few series to cross over with characters from Larson's previous series: in the episode "Manimal", Johnny allies with Professor Jonathan Chase, the star of the short-lived 1980s' series Manimal.
Where to Watch: 44 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other). 44 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (iTunes).
What it's about: Dilbert is an animated television series adaptation of the comic strip of the same name, produced by Adelaide Productions, Idbox, and United Media and distributed by Columbia TriStar Television. The first episode was broadcast on January 25, 1999, and was UPN's highest-rated comedy series premiere at that point in the network's history; it lasted two seasons on UPN and won a Primetime Emmy before its cancellation.
Where to Watch: 30 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex, IMDb TV & 1 other). 30 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Philo). 30 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Microsoft).