If you’re looking for something out-of-this-world to watch instead of braving the crowded malls packed with last-minute holiday shoppers, Tubi’s free catalog has got you covered.
Tubi is a free ad-supported channel like Pluto TV, The Roku Channel, Crackle, and Freevee. These apps offer huge catalogs of shows, movies, and documentaries without the price tag of on-demand subscription streamers.
These five classic sci-fi shows are free to watch and perfect for some nostalgic, space-themed escapism.
Andromeda is a space opera TV show from Star Trek’s Gene Roddenberry. After the fall of an intergalactic civilization, the crew of a sentient ship called Andromeda sets out to restore peace to the galaxy. The show features actors like Kevin Sorbo (Hercules), Lisa Ryder, Gordon Michael Woolvett, and Laura Bertram.
Babylon 5 (1993)
In the year 2258, the Babylon 5 space station’s crew of humans and aliens must try and restore peace in the universe after several major inter-species wars. The series features actors like Bruce Boxleitner (Tron), Mira Furlan, Richard Briggs, Jeff Conaway, and Stephen Furst.
Classic Doctor Who: The Fourth Doctor (1974)
Doctor Who follows a time lord called The Doctor’s adventures through time and space with his companions. The fourth doctor was played by Tom Baker. Tubi added every episode of BBC’s Classic Doctor Who in November.
Farscape follows John Crichton, a modern-day astronaut who joins a fugitive alien space crew after he accidentally flies through a wormhole. Together, the group must fight back against a corrupt militaristic organization called The Peacekeepers. The show stars Ben Browder, Claudia Black, and Anthony Simcoe.
Space 1999 (1977)
After a massive explosion throws the moon out of orbit and into deep space, the crew of Moonbase Alpha must find a way to survive. The sci-fi drama stars Martin Landau, Barabara Bain, and Nick Tate.