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The Best Suspense TV Shows on Free Services

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

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1. The Twilight Zone

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9.0/10
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80/100
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 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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2. Death Note

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9.0/10
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77/100
Year: 2006-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects—and he’s bored out of his mind. But all that changes when he finds the Death Note, a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god. Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies, and Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil. But will Light succeed in his noble goal, or will the Death Note turn him into the very thing he fights against?

Where to Watch: 37 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Yahoo View). 37 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu). 37 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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3. Channel Zero

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7.2/10
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69/100
Year: 2016-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Drama, Horror

What it's about: A horror anthology series inspired by “Creepypasta” online tales.

Where to Watch: 2 episodes (8%) are available to watch free online (Syfy & YouTube). 17 episodes (71%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Shudder). 6 episodes (25%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Syfy). 24 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. MacGyver

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65/100
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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5. Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

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64/100
Year: 2019-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Documentary, Crime

What it's about: A unique look inside the mind of an infamous serial killer with this cinematic self-portrait crafted from statements made by Ted Bundy, including present-day interviews, archival footage and audio recordings from death row.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV). 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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6. The Blacklist: Redemption

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60/100
Year: 2017-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Covert operative Tom Keen joins forces with Susan "Scottie" Hargrave, the brilliant and cunning chief of a covert mercenary organization that solves problems that are too dangerous for the government.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Sony Crackle). 8 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Highschool of the Dead

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57/100
Year: 2010-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: When the world is struck by a deadly pandemic that turns humans into zombies, Takashi Komuro and several of his classmates at Fujimi High School try to survive the apocalypse.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (92%) are available to watch free online (Yahoo View). 12 episodes (92%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 12 episodes (92%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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8. MacGyver

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57/100
Year: 2016-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
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: 15 episodes (23%) are available to watch free online (CBS). 66 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access). 66 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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9. Impastor

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55/100
Year: 2015-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Buddy Dobbs, a slacker on the run from a loan shark, steals a man's identity and ends up posing as a small town's new gay pastor.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (5%) are available to watch free online (TVLand). 19 episodes (95%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TVLand). 20 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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10. Terror in Resonance

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55/100
Year: 2014-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Animation, Thriller

What it's about: In an alternate version of the present, Tokyo has been decimated by a shocking terrorist attack, and the only hint to the identity of the culprit is a bizarre video uploaded to the internet. The police, baffled by this cryptic clue, are powerless to stop the paranoia spreading across the population. While the world searches for a criminal mastermind to blame for this tragedy, two mysterious children - children who shouldn't even exist - masterfully carry out their heinous plan. Cursed to walk through this world with the names Nine and Twelve, the two combine to form "Sphinx," a clandestine entity determine to wake the people from their slumber - and pull the trigger on this world.

Where to Watch: 11 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Yahoo View). 11 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 11 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Microsoft).

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11. Steins;Gate 0

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8.3/10
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54/100
Year: 2018-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Thriller, Anime

What it's about: The dark untold story of Steins;Gate that leads with the eccentric mad scientist Okabe, struggling to recover from a failed attempt at rescuing Kurisu. He decides to give up and abandons his lively scientist alter ego, in pursuit to forget the past. When all seems to be normal, he is seemingly pulled back into the past by meeting an acquaintance of Kurisu, who tells him that they have begun testing a device that stores the memory of a human and creates a simulation of them with their characteristics and personalities. Okabe begins testing and finds out that the simulation of Kurisu has brought back anguish and some new unexpected tragedies.Zero is a side story that explores events from the Beta Attractor Field's future that contribute in making the end of the original story possible.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (96%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 23 episodes (92%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 23 episodes (92%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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12. Higurashi When They Cry

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52/100
Year: 2006-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Animation, Anime

What it's about: After moving into the quiet town of Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school often playing games with his local friends. However, appearances can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi stumbles upon news of a murder that had occurred in Hinamizawa. From this point on, horrific events unfold in front of Keiichi, as he soon learns his close friends may not be all that they seem. Based on the amateur mystery game by 07th Expansion, the story is told in a series of different scenarios.

Where to Watch: 26 episodes (47%) are available to watch free online (Yahoo View). 26 episodes (47%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu).

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13. Joker Game

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44/100
Year: 2016-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Thriller, Anime

What it's about: Taking place in the year 1937 on the eve of World War II, the story involves a mysterious spy training organization known as the "D Agency." The organization is established by Lieutenant Colonel Yuuki from the Imperial Japanese Army. His ideals lead him to recruit people beyond military academy graduates and personnel, while training them to become skilled agents in arts of manipulation. These agents would become a specialized team to conduct operations. One such antihero agent, under the name Jirou Gamou, goes on a harrowing mission to uncover secret documents titled "Black Notes," while battling forces from within and without his own ranks.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 11 episodes (92%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Crunchyroll). 12 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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14. To Tell the Truth

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44/100
Year: 2016-2019Seasons: 4
Comedy, Game Show

What it's about: A modern reimagination of the classic game show. In each round, a celebrity panel will be presented with three people who all claim to be the same person with the same incredible talent, job or achievement. One is sworn to tell the truth while the others are not.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (29%) are available to watch free online (ABC & Yahoo View). 14 episodes (41%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 4 episodes (12%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (ABC). 32 episodes (94%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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15. [C] The Money of Soul and Possibility Control

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38/100
Year: 2011-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Kimimaro works two jobs to make ends meet. He could go from pauper to prince in a parallel world called the Financial District—if he’ll invest his future as collateral in a dangerous game. Winning gets you more wealth, but losing could erase you from existence. When the destructive forces at play compel Kimimaro to confront the most powerful player, can he save the real world from total collapse?

Where to Watch: 11 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV). 11 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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16. Missing Nine

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Year: 2017-2019Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Mystery

What it's about: Story about an unexpected plane crash that causes a widespread panic in South Korea due to the disappearance of nine people, including some influential figures in the entertainment industry.Seo Joon O used to be a popular singer, but he isn't popular anymore. Now, he works as a reporter for a TV entertainment show. He and his stylist Ra Bong-Hee land on a deserted island.

Where to Watch: 16 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV).