In order to watch series hits like “Stranger Things”, “Andor”, “House of the Dragon” or “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”, consumers necessarily need subscriptions to the major streaming services. Many of the hottest productions are only available on Netflix, Disney, Amazon Prime Video or Wow. However, multiple simultaneous subscriptions quickly become expensive. Viewers who look around a bit in the media libraries or at other providers will also find good titles for the series marathon there, which they can stream completely free of charge. Here is a selection of series that everyone can watch for free and that might be worth checking out, depending on your personal taste.

Dramas with a historical background have enjoyed great popularity not only since “The Crown”. In “Oktoberfest 1900” two beer dynasties collide. At the German Television Prize 2021, the six-part mini-series was awarded “Best Multi-Part”. Mišel Matičević (52) was nominated for best actor. The six episodes are available in the ARD media library.

The kids from little South Park have been causing chaos for more than 25 years now. Even if it doesn’t look like it at first glance in the animated series of the same name, the makers Trey Parker (53) and Matt Stone (51) practice social criticism packed in sometimes bitter humor, which often gets one of the many laughs stuck in their throats remains. Countless episodes of the series are available at “”.

If you want to see all six seasons of Peaky Blinders, you need a Netflix subscription. The first two seasons, each with six episodes, are currently also available on Amazon Freevee. Among other things, Cillian Murphy (46) shines as the main actor in the British gangster drama about Thomas Shelby and his gang in the 1920s and 1930s.

With German stars like Emilia Schüle (29) and Heino Ferch (59), the “Ku’damm” series knows how to boast. The first three seasons (“Ku’damm 56”, “Ku’damm 59” and “Ku’damm 63”) of the family history of the Schöllack ladies can be viewed in the ZDF media library. In the summer it was reported that a fourth season was apparently already planned.

The British sitcom “Spaced” can certainly be seen as a kind of forerunner to the “Cornetto” trilogy (“Shaun of the Dead”, “Hot Fuzz – Two Deviated Professionals”, “The World’s End”). Director Edgar Wright (48), Simon Pegg (52) and Nick Frost (50) played a key role in all of the productions mentioned. All 14 episodes are available on Amazon Freevee.

The streaming provider Joyn also has free content, above all in-house productions from ProSiebenSat.1. Here, however, it should be the media company’s popular game shows in particular that attract viewers to the screens. The service offers, among other things, entire episodes of “Beat the Star”, “Who’s stealing the show?” or “Joko