The holidays are bound abutting and millions of acceptance and families are about to embark on a season of travel. It’s time to start cerebration about what you’re going to do with your pets, who’s going to water your plants, and whether you should just cancel all your video alive accounts and exist on an ball diet of annihilation but free trials.

That’s what I did, and I’ve never been happier.

Unfortunately once you’ve used up all your free trials to Netflix and Hulu, it gets a little harder to find the programming you’re used to. If you’re not accommodating to put up with the advertisements that come with free alive sites, and you don’t want to go back to Prime or Netflix, you’re left with one option: go niche.

Here’s three of my admired niche sites. These are the kind of alive casework I’d apparently never pay for, but I found their free trials to be among the most absorbing periods I’ve spent watching agreeable online.

First up, WWE Network. Yes, that’s the angry one with The Rock and The Undertaker. Wait, hear me out because I don’t like angry either. When I came across this one and saw it cost $9.99 a month my jaw dropped. Who on Earth is going to pay the same cable fee to watch angry reruns as they would for aggregate on Netflix?

I can’t answer that catechism because I’m not a angry fan. But the site offers a 30-day free trial that’s worth every penny.


What you get is pretty damn close to every angry event that’s ever been on network, cable, or Pay-Per-View TV. And all of the company’s accepted shows and events. This includes all of the video assets accompanying to old angry organizations from the 1970s, the WCW, ECW, and aggregate from when the WWE was called the WWF. 


Plus there’s dozens of aboriginal programs, docuseries, and documentaries. I’ve spent close to 50 hours watching 1980s and 1990s angry shows and PPVs, such as , , and , just for the nostalgia. Even if you didn’t watch wrestling, anybody remembers the Macho Man Randy Savage babble “Snap into a Slim Jim!”

Next, for those who can’t wrap their heads around WWE angry shows as a form of high-concept art, there’s Troma Now. Normally, this $4.99-a-month niche site wouldn’t make a lot of sense up next to an Amazon Prime cable that includes free 2-day aircraft and a better-than-nothing alternative of B-movies and corruption films (including some of Troma‘s own). But since we’re taking advantage of a free 30-day trial, let’s forget about the cost and enjoy the catalog.


Troma‘s the aggregation amenable for such cult hits as and . It produces low-budget, ridiculous, abnormal films with little redeeming social value, or as I call them: masterpieces. If you haven’t seen Troma‘s arrangement of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” called , you’re missing out.

Fair warning, among the hundreds of titles accessible on the Troma Now service, a large allocation of them are not family friendly. In fact, as the creators of (whose is accessible on Troma Now) might say: most of it shouldn’t be watched by anyone. Seriously, if doesn’t sound like an absorbing movie to you, skip this trial.

The last one I’ll acknowledgment is Full Moon Features. This is addition cable site that’s relying on the depth of its archive to pull in niche subscribers. At $6.99 a month this one only makes sense to hardcore cult-movie fans, but the three-day trial makes it a really, really great way to spend a weekend if you live about that cannabis is legal for adult recreational use. Or just in general, either way it’s free.


What you’ll get at Full Moon are some of the strangest cult-classic horror films from the past few decades. Its archive appearance dozens of horror and cult movie franchises – and , among many others – and aberrant offerings alignment from abstruse William Shatner TV shows to Nazisploitation films and fantasy epics.

Again, like the Troma site, Full Moon appearance a lot of not-so-family-friendly titles and some that are pretty much just smut. But if you’re in the market for a movie franchise spanning half a dozen films where Gary Busey portrays a aroused applique man, or addition one where an evil marijuana bong kills people, you’ll find both there.

Know any other weird, cool alive sites with free trials? Tell us in the comments.

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