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The Best Escape TV Shows on Free Services

Finding a good Escape 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 Escape TV shows of all time streaming on Free Services.

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1. The Twilight Zone

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Year: 1959-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 5
Fantasy, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, suspense, and/or horror, often concluding with a macabre or unexpected twist.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (6%) are available to watch free online (CBS). 156 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 1 other). 156 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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2. MacGyver

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Year: 1985-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 7
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: MacGyver is an American action-adventure television series created by Lee David Zlotoff. Henry Winkler and John Rich were the executive producers. The show ran for seven seasons on ABC in the United States and various other networks abroad from 1985 to 1992. The series was filmed in Los Angeles during seasons 1, 2 and 7, and in Vancouver during seasons 3–6. The show's final episode aired on April 25, 1992, on ABC. Episode ListThe show follows secret agent Angus MacGyver, played by Richard Dean Anderson, who works as a troubleshooter for the fictional Phoenix Foundation in Los Angeles and as an agent for a fictional United States government agency, the Department of External Services. Educated as a scientist, MacGyer served as a Bomb Team Technician/EOD during the Vietnam War. Resourceful and possessed of an encyclopedic knowledge of the physical sciences, he solves complex problems with everyday materials he finds at hand, along with his ever-present duct tape and Swiss Army knife. He prefers non-violent resolutions and prefers not to handle a gun, but will if necessary.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (6%) are available to watch free online (CBS). 139 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & CBS All Access). 139 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Alcatraz

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Year: 2012-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on January 16, 2012, as a mid-season replacement. Switching between eras, the series focuses on the Alcatraz prison, which was allegedly shut down in 1963 due to unsafe conditions for its prisoners and guards. The show's premise is that both the prisoners and the guards disappeared in 1963 and have abruptly reappeared in modern-day San Francisco, where they are being tracked down by a government agency. The series starred Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Sam Neill and Parminder Nagra. The show was cancelled on May 9, 2012.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (93%) are available to watch free online (CW Seed). 13 episodes (93%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. The A-Team

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Year: 1983-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 5
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series, running from 1983 to 1987, about a fictional group of ex United States Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune, while on the run from the Army after being branded as war criminals for a "crime they didn't commit".

Where to Watch: 96 episodes (97%) are available to watch free online (IMDb TV). 1 episodes (1%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 99 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. MacGyver

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Year: 2016-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: 20-something Angus MacGyver creates a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (18%) are available to watch free online (CBS). 71 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access). 66 episodes (93%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).