Shae and I have never paid for cable tv. We are part of the growing segment of cord cutters who forgo the pricey cable/dish bills, endless ads, and channel flicking for entertainment.
If you haven’t cut the cord yet and moved on to Netflix, OTA (Over the Air), Youtube, Hulu, or any of the bazillion other cheap/free services, here are three shows you can watch right now for free on the internet.
Video Game High School (VGHS)
While this made for Youtube series can be found on Netflix, it is still available on Youtube (link here).
The show centers around Brian D. an average teenager who through a near miraculous coincidence becomes enrolled at the prestigious Video Game High School. Set in the not too distant future where video game players are reveled as celebrities, Brian’s luck and resulting pressure to perform are ginormous.
Over the course of the 3 seasons, the writers poke fun at games like FarmVille, Tamagotchi, Mario Kart, Tetris, Call of Duty (er “Field of Fire”) and many more. If you have ever picked up a game, you will probably get at least some of the references made.
Season 2’s production value and storyline improves immensely as the success of the first season pays off.
S.O.S (Save Our Skins)
Another “Made for the Internet” show, SOS episodes (link here) are only 5 minutes long, but boy do they leave you scrambling to click on the next episode link.
Two rather moronic British men on Holiday, find that they are all alone in NYC after waking up from a jet lagged evening. Was it zombies, aliens, or gryphons that made everyone vanish. Watch it to the end to discover if these two blokes are all that remain of humanity.
I haven’t watched this series yet, but it comes highly reviewed and had a much larger budget than the previous two. Set in the not too distant future, 1/3 of humanity has a computer implanted in their brain.
Things start to get dicey when an epidemic breaks out. A computer virus epidemic. Watch it on Youtube (link here).
What web series do you like? Leave a comment so we can check it out!