How to Watch ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ ‘The Beverly Hillbillies,’ and Other Classic Sitcoms for Free

by Jeremy Spirogis
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If you’re like lots of people, you’ve spent a major chunk of 2020 catching up on some must-see TV. These days, there’s no scarcity of latest reveals to look at — it may be exhausting to maintain up with all the brand new choices from Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and different networks and streaming providers. But what should you’re not within the temper for one thing new? After all, generally, all you want is an efficient consolation watch. 

Fortunately, it’s simpler than ever to atone for basic sitcoms. In many instances, you gained’t even must pay something to look at beloved reveals (although you’ll have to sit by way of some advertisements). Here’s find out how to stream The Andy Griffith Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, and different sitcoms from the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s without spending a dime. 

‘Leave It to Beaver’ and different 1950s sitcoms streaming without spending a dime 

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Sadly, beloved ‘50s sitcom I Love Lucy isn’t streaming without spending a dime (although you’ll be able to watch it if in case you have CBS All Access). Nor are you able to stream the “classic 39” episodes of The Honeymooners, which aired in 1955 and 1956. But should you want a fast chuckle, free streaming service Tubi TV has The Honeymooners: The Lost Episodes, a set of sketches that includes Brooklyn bus driver Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason), which initially aired on The Jackie Gleason Show. 

No present is extra related to an idealized thought of life in suburban American within the 1950s than Leave It to Beaver. You can watch it without spending a dime on the ad-supported model of Peacock. Meanwhile, all six seasons of Father Knows Best, one other idyllic depiction of ’50s suburban household life, are streaming on Tubi. 

Also streaming on Tubi are The Donna Reed Show, which premiered in 1958 and aired till 1966, and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, which starred the real-life couple and aired from 1950 to 1958. Or you’ll be able to queue up Blondie, a short-lived sitcom based mostly on the cartoon of the identical title, or My Little Margie, which starred Gale Storm as a younger girl residing together with her widowed father in New York City. 

‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and different 1960s sitcoms streaming without spending a dime 

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If you’re nostalgic for 1960s TV, you may have much more streaming choices to select from. Many of the last decade’s hottest sitcoms can be found to look at without spending a dime. 

Dick Van Dyke charmed viewers along with his pratfalls as tv author Rob Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show. All 5 seasons are free to look at on Tubi and Pluto TV. 

If you’re within the temper for one thing creepy and kooky, The Addams Family is on the market on Tubi and Pluto TV, whereas The Munsters is on Peacock. Witches and genies extra your pace? The first two seasons of Bewitched can be found on IMDbTV, whereas choose seasons of I Dream of Jeannie are on Crackle. 

Also head to Tubi for episodes of The Patty Duke Show; Car 54, Where Are You?; and My Favorite Martian, and The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. Pluto TV just lately added a Beverly Hillbillies channel to its reside TV lineup. 

Finally, if you wish to head again to Mayberry, you’ll be able to stream choose episodes of The Andy Griffith Show without spending a dime on Tubi. (Amazon Prime subscribers get entry to all eight seasons).

‘Happy Days’ and different 1970s sitcoms streaming without spending a dime 

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Fans of ‘70s TV can get their fix with Pluto’s new reside TV channel devoted to one of many decade’s favourite reveals: Happy Days. The channel may also air episodes of spin-offs Laverne & Shirley and Mork & Mindy. Episodes of Three’s Company are additionally accessible on Pluto TV, whilst you can watch The Partridge Family and What’s Happening!! on Crackle.

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