Best Classic TV Shows Now Available to Stream

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20. The Honeymooners (1955)
> Total No. of seasons: 1
> Starring: Jackie Gleason, Audrey Meadows, Art Carney
> Genre: Comedy, Family
> Available on: Vudu, YouTube, Google Play Movies, Apple iTunes, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, HBO Now Amazon Channel, HBO Now, HBO Go, FandangoNOW

After several years as a recurring sketch on “The Jackie Gleason Show,” “The Honeymooners” began airing as a sitcom that would eventually become one of the most enduring television comedies of all time. Jackie Gleason played the ever-aspiring bus driver Ralph Kramden, with Audrey Meadows as his long-suffering wife Alice and Art Carney as the loopy neighbor Ed Norton. The 39-episode series is rated 8.6 out of 10 among IMDb users.

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19. That ’70s Show (1998)
> Total No. of seasons: 8
> Starring: Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher
> Genre: Comedy, Romance
> Available on: Amazon Video, Netflix, Comedy Central, fuboTV, Sling TV, DIRECTV

“That ’70s Show” was a coming-of-age sitcom about teenagers growing up in the 1970s in Wisconsin. The Emmy Award-winning show made stars out of its young cast, among them Topher Grace, Ashton Kutcher, and Mila Kunis. The sitcom is rated 8.1 out of 10 among IMDb users. It holds a 75% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.

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18. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
> Total No. of seasons: 7
> Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan
> Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
> Available on: Apple iTunes, Vudu, Amazon Video, FandangoNOW, Google Play Movies, Hulu, Microsoft Store

Teenage Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is tasked with leading a team of demon-slayers in this series that mixes comedy, drama, and action. The entire series is available on Hulu for subscribers, and episodes can be purchased on other platforms, including Amazon Video.

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17. Will & Grace (1998)
> Total No. of seasons: 11
> Starring: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally
> Genre: Comedy, Romance
> Available on: Vudu, FandangoNOW, Google Play Movies, Hulu, NBC, USA Network

First airing in 1998, “Will & Grace” was among the first widely watched sitcoms on television to feature central gay characters. The show about a gay man and his straight female friend was a hit, earning 18 Emmy Awards and 91 nominations over its run, which included an 11 year hiatus beginning in 2006. The final episode of the final season aired on April 23 of this year.

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16. The Jeffersons (1975)
> Total No. of seasons: 11
> Starring: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs
> Genre: Comedy
> Available on: Amazon Video, Starz, Starz Play Amazon Channel, DIRECTV

“The Jeffersons” was a spinoff sitcom of the hit series “All in the Family.” The show is about an African American family whose successful dry-cleaning business allows them to move out of a working-class neighborhood in Queens to a luxury apartment in Manhattan. The series won two Emmy Awards during its 11-season run and is remembered for its exuberant theme song “Movin’ On Up.”