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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 Lost Room

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8.2/10
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78/100
Year: 2006-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A detective investigates a mysterious motel room, which acts as a portal to an alternate universe.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (33%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 6 episodes (67%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 3 episodes (33%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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2. Your Honor

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7.8/10
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82/100
Year: 2020-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Crime, Drama

What it's about: New Orleans judge Michael Desiato is forced to confront his own deepest convictions when his son is involved in a hit and run that embroils an organized crime family.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (10%) are available to watch free online (Showtime). 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Showtime). 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime).

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3. Ascension

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7.2/10
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71/100
Year: 2014-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In 1963, the U.S. government launched a covert space mission sending hundreds of men, women and children on a century-long voyage aboard the starship Ascension to populate a new world. Nearly 50 years into the journey, as they approach the point of no return, a mysterious murder of a young woman causes the ship’s population to question the true nature of their mission.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (33%) are available to watch free online (Peacock). 3 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Dexter

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8.6/10
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92/100
Year: 2006-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 8
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for the Miami Metro Police also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

Where to Watch: 2 episodes (2%) are available to watch free online (Showtime & ABC News). 96 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV & Showtime). 96 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 96 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Big Sky

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6.6/10
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73/100
Year: 2020-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Crime

What it's about: Private detective Cassie Dewell partners with ex-cop Jenny Hoyt on a search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. When they discover that these are not the only girls who have disappeared in the area, they must race against the clock to stop the perpetrator before another woman is taken.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (67%) are available to watch free online (ABC). 9 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & fuboTV). 3 episodes (33%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (ABC). 9 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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6. The Fall

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8.2/10
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86/100
Year: 2013-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Drama, Crime

What it's about: When the Police Service of Northern Ireland are unable to close a case after 28 days, Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson of the Metropolitan Police Service is called in to review the case. Under her new leadership, the local detectives must track down and stop a serial killer who is terrorising the city of Belfast.

Where to Watch: 29 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, Peacock & Plex). 24 episodes (83%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, BritBox, Hoopla & 1 other). 18 episodes (62%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Suits

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8.5/10
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90/100
Year: 2011-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 9
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by hiring Mike on the spot after he recognizes his raw talent and photographic memory.

Where to Watch: 133 episodes (99%) are available to watch free online (Peacock). 134 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 134 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. MacGyver

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7.7/10
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76/100
Year: 1985-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 7
Crime, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Angus MacGyver works as a troubleshooter for the Phoenix Foundation in Los Angeles and as an agent for a 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: 80 episodes (58%) are available to watch free online (PlutoTV). 139 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+). 139 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. FBI

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6.8/10
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69/100
Year: 2018-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: The New York office of the FBI brings to bear all their talents, intellect and technical expertise on major cases in order to keep their city and the country safe.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (10%) are available to watch free online (CBS). 26 episodes (53%) are available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Paramount+). 2 episodes (4%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (CBS). 48 episodes (98%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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10. MacGyver

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67/100
Year: 2016-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 5
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: 5 episodes (6%) are available to watch free online (CBS). 90 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Paramount+). 4 episodes (4%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (CBS). 90 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. Alias

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7.6/10
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81/100
Year: 2001-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 5
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Sydney Bristow, an agent who has been tricked to believe she is working for the U.S. government, is actually working for a criminal organization named the Alliance of Twelve. Upon learning this, Sydney becomes a double agent for the real CIA.

Where to Watch: 105 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 105 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 105 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. Dollhouse

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7.7/10
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79/100
Year: 2009-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Science-Fiction

What it's about: Echo is a member of a highly illegal and underground group of individuals whose personalities have been wiped clean so they can be imprinted with any number of new personas. Confined between missions to a secret facility known as the Dollhouse, the "Actives" are hired by the wealthy, powerful and connected to wholly become—with mind, personality and physiology—whomever the client wants or needs them to be. They know no other life than the specific engagements they are in at that time—or do they?

Where to Watch: 26 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 26 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 26 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. Nikita

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7.7/10
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79/100
Year: 2010-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Nikita will stop at nothing to expose and destroy Division, the secret U.S. agency who trained her as a spy and assassin.

Where to Watch: 73 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (CW Seed). 73 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. The Capture

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7.8/10
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75/100
Year: 2019-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: When soldier Shaun Emery's conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned due to flawed video evidence, he returns to life as a free man with his young daughter. But when damning CCTV footage from a night out in London comes to light, Shaun's life takes a shocking turn and he must soon fight for his freedom once again.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (7%) are available to watch free online (Peacock). 5 episodes (36%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Peacock Premium). 8 episodes (57%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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15. Devils

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7.1/10
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67/100
Year: 2020-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: After being implicated in a deadly scandal, a trader at a leading London bank fights to clear his name, but instead uncovers an intercontinental conspiracy masterminded by powerful forces operating in the shadows.

Where to Watch: 9 episodes (90%) are available to watch free online (The CW). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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16. Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

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7.8/10
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73/100
Year: 2019-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Documentary, Biography

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 & IMDb TV).

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17. Secret City

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7.4/10
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71/100
Year: 2016-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Mystery

What it's about: Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.

Where to Watch: 20 episodes (63%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 12 episodes (38%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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18. Tell Me a Story

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7.2/10
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68/100
Year: 2018-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: The world's most beloved fairy tales reimagined as a dark and twisted psychological thriller.

Where to Watch: 20 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (The CW). 20 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+). 10 episodes (50%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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19. Masters of Horror

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7.5/10
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69/100
Year: 2005-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Masters of Horror is an informal social group of international film writers and directors specializing in horror movies and an American television series created by director Mick Garris for the Showtime cable network.

Where to Watch: 26 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & IMDb TV). 26 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla). 26 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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20. To Tell the Truth

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6.2/10
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53/100
Year: 2016-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 6
Game Show, Comedy

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: 5 episodes (8%) are available to watch free online (ABC). 16 episodes (25%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & fuboTV). 1 episodes (2%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (ABC). 32 episodes (49%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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21. The Net

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6.3/10
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49/100
Year: 1998-2021Seasons: 1
Science-Fiction, Thriller

What it's about: The Net is a 1998 television drama series based on the 1995 film of the same name. The series starred Brooke Langton as Angela Bennett, the character Sandra Bullock played in the film. Produced in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the series originally aired for one season on the USA Network before being canceled in 1999.

Where to Watch: 22 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crackle).

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22. American Gothic

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8.1/10
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60/100
Year: 1995-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Fantasy, Drama

What it's about: Everything is not what it seems in Trinity, South Carolina. Sheriff Lucas Buck develops a sinister interest in Caleb. Caleb's cousin Gail tries to protect him, but that's complicated since she has feelings for Sheriff Buck. And Caleb's dead sister, Merlyn, returns as an angel, warning him that Buck is an incarnation of evil - and may not be human.

Where to Watch: 18 episodes (51%) are available to watch free online (PlutoTV & NBC). 17 episodes (49%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu). 22 episodes (63%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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23. Mamon

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7.4/10
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49/100
Year: 2015-2021Seasons: 1
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: While investigating the privatization of energy giant Central Energy, journalist Petra Vlčka uncovers corruption involving his brother the CEO.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Vudu). 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, HBO MAX, HBO & 1 other). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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24. The Widower

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7.3/10
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62/100
Year: 2014-2021Seasons: 1
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Over a thirteen year period, a seemingly mild‐mannered male nurse, Malcolm Webster, set about poisoning and murdering his first wife, attempting to do the same to his second wife and moving on to a further scheme to deceive his third fiancée.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Peacock). 3 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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25. Missing Nine

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6.9/10
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49/100
Year: 2017-2021Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Comedy

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).

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26. Moby Dick

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6.4/10
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51/100
Year: 1998-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu). 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla).

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27. Ghost Brothers

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6.3/10
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47/100
Year: 2016-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Mystery, Documentary

What it's about: Ghost Brothers, is a trio of friends exploring the paranormal with a dash of comedy.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (4%) are available to watch free online (PlutoTV). 18 episodes (69%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Discovery+ & 1 other). 20 episodes (77%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TLC & Destination America). 15 episodes (58%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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28. Collision

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7.5/10
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52/100
Year: 2009-2021Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: The story of a major road accident and a group of people who have never met, but who all share one single defining moment that will change their lives.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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29. Naked City

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8.2/10
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51/100
Year: 1958-2021Seasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Naked City is a police drama series which aired from 1958 to 1963 on the ABC television network. It was inspired by the 1948 motion picture of the same name, and mimics its dramatic “semi-documentary” format. In 1997, the episode “Sweet Prince of Delancey Street” was ranked #93 on TV Guide’s “100 Greatest Episodes of All Time”.

Where to Watch: 138 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & IMDb TV). 71 episodes (51%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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30. Impastor

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7.6/10
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58/100
Year: 2015-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Drama, Comedy

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: 3 episodes (15%) are available to watch free online (TVLand). 10 episodes (50%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla). 17 episodes (85%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TVLand). 20 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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31. L.A. Heat

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7.4/10
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40/100
Year: 1999-2021Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: L.A. Heat is an American action series starring Wolf Larson and Steven Williams as Los Angeles police detectives, in the tradition of films like Lethal Weapon. The series aired on TNT from March 15, 1999.

Where to Watch: 47 episodes (98%) are available to watch free online (Vudu & IMDb TV).

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