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    14 Shows And Movies You Can Only Binge With Peacock

    From a docu-series about abandoned race tracks to a drama about star-crossed lovers, you just might find your new fave show on Peacock.

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    I know what you're thinking — do I really need another streaming service? And I'm sorry to say but the answer is yes, yes you do because this one is FREE! All you need is an email address and all the wonders of Peacock's streaming service shall be yours!


    There are a bunch of movies and shows (both classics and new originals) you can only watch on Peacock. While the majority of the content is free, you might want to consider spending $4.99 a month for the premium membership *or* $9.99 for a mostly ad-free experience.

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    Here are a few shows you'll likely want to add to your to-watch list ASAP:

    1. Brave New World

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    This dystopian sci-fi show, inspired by Aldous Huxley's novel, made its debut on Peacock this past July. With nine episodes around 50 minutes each, you can spend your whole weekend mentally escaping to a utopian society whose, according to the description on Peacock, "perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy." We're all in for a wild ride as members of the society start to challenge the rules. Forbidden love?! Revolution!? The actor who played Han Solo!? Sign me up.

    2. In Deep with Ryan Lochte

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    Whether you are familiar with Lochte for being a decorated Olympic swimmer or you only know about that time he got suspended from the team due to an incident in Rio, you should reacquaint yourself with the athlete who is now a husband and a father as he recounts his scandal and his attempt to make Team USA again. This hour-long documentary showcases Lochte as he tries to redeem himself to the country, the Olympic team, and his family.

    3. Cleopatra in Space

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    This fun animated series is based off of a graphic novel of the same name! The premise is a 15-year-old Cleopatra is transported 30,000 years into the future and discovers she is the prophesied savior of the future big deal. Each of the 12 episodes runs for 22 minutes, perfect for any little ones in your life or if you're looking for a quick series to zone out to. You can check this one out during a 7-day free trial of the premium service or subscribe to watch dear Cleo whenever you want!

    4. The Capture

    the post for the capture with the words "seeing is deceiving" on it

    The delightful Holliday Grainger (who you may recognize from the 2013 version of Bonnie & Clyde or as Anastasia in Disney's live action Cinderella) is the star of this gritty crime mystery. The series revolves around Detective Inspector Rachel Carey as she tries to expose a corporal for the UK Special Forces for the horrific crime he was filmed committing while an entire segment of the military backs him up. Buckle up for this wild ride.

    5. Lost Speedways

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    If you love NASCAR or consider yourself a history buff, you'll likely enjoy this documentary series. In each episode, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his team visit historic racecourses across the country. Many of them have been abandoned and overtaken by nature, giving them a truly mystical quality. There are also appearances from famous racing legends (like the iconic Richard Petty!) throughout the series, so keep an eye out!

    6. Intelligence

    the poster for intelligence showing david schwimmer and Nick Mohammed leaning their ears against a wall

    In need of a laugh? Or maybe you're just looking for a reason to bring David Schwimmer back into your TV screen? Well, this made-for-Peacock series might just be right up your alley! In this six-episode series, you'll tag along with a maverick NSA agent as he teams up with a junior systems analyst as a workplace power grab that threatens to upend the team's directives. The characters are mostly geeky and brilliant — you're bound to love 'em.

    7. Ghost Hunters International

    the cast of the show being shown a haunted house

    Pick up a Pumpkin Spice Latte, bake some of those Pillsbury cookies with the ghosts on 'em and settle in for a spooktacular marathon of Ghost Hunters International. It's the perfect show to indulge in this fall! The team explores seemingly haunted locations throughout Europe. You might want to watch with the lights on.

    8. Psych 2: Lassie Come Home

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    Shawn and Gus are reunited after Santa Barbara Police Chief Carlton Lassiter is ambushed and left for dead, and they need to step in to help. This Peacock film will have fans of the original Psych series (all of which you can watch via this service) more than ready to hit that "subscribe" button.

    9. Hitmen

    the poster fo rhitmen showing the two women coming out of the back of a truck with guns

    Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins play best friends Jamie and Fran in this comedy series that follows the forever-bickering duo as they try to make a living as hitmen. Each job inevitably goes off the rails, resulting into bizarre misadventures you won't be able to get enough of.

    10. A.P. Bio

    jack griffin and patton oswalt in a scene from the show

    Harvard professor Jack Griffin (Glenn Howerton) fails to get his dream job and trudges back to his hometown in Ohio to work as an A.P. Bio teacher in a high school. However, he decides not to teach anyyyy biology and instead recruits the kids to break his job-stealing nemesis so he can claim the job he feels is rightfully his. This show is quirky and fun *and* there's three seasons' worth of it!

    11. Where's Waldo?

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    Waldo and his buddy Wenda are junior members of an international travel society (which sounds pretty fantastic, if you ask me) and are working to *earn their stripes* as they travel the globe. While adventuring in each episode, the duo encounters a rival globetrotter who use magic to cause trouble for them. Apologies, you'll probably end up watching this alongside your kiddos instead of catching up on your reading or taking that shower as you had planned.

    12. Noughts + Crosses

    the actor and actress looking at one another with a fence and city in the background

    If you're a sucker for any star-crossed lover stories, I think I've found your next favorite drama. In this show Sephy Hadley and Callum McGregor have fallen for one another but live in the intersection Black ruling class and the white underclass in a dystopian society divided by color. Tune in as they fight to be together.

    13. Five Bedrooms

    the six cast members of the show sitting next to each other in pajamas and drinking out of colored mugs

    Peacock's original drama comedy follows the story of five Australians who get tipsy at a wedding while seated at the singles table and decide to pool their money to buy a house together. The characters are flawed humans (like all of us) but deeply care for one another — it's a delightful show you'll probably watch in one sitting.

    14. And Curious George

    curious george looking into a camera with the man in yellow

    ... four seasons' worth to be exact! George and the Man in the Yellow Hat return to keep you and your kiddos company. In one of the episodes the silly little monkey even learns how to make banana bread, proving he really is *with the times*.

    There are tons of things you can watch on Peacock for FREE(!!!), but if you want even more content you can sign up for Peacock Premium for $4.99 a month or Peacock Premium Plus for $9.99 a month after a 7-day free trial.


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