‘Perry Mason’ and Other Classic CBS Shows are Now Available to Stream for Free: How to Watch

by Keeli Parkey

If you’re a fan of such CBS television shows as “Perry Mason,” here comes some very good news for you.

According to TV Insider, you can now stream four of the network’s popular shows for free on IMDb TV.

In addition to “Perry Mason,” the other series that are now available to stream are “Code Black,” “Scorpion,” and the reboot of “MacGyver.”

The reboot of “MacGyver” aired on CBS from 2016 into 2021. It starred actor Lucas Till as the secret agent title character. As fans are aware, this character – in the reboot and original version – is famous for making lifesaving tools out of everyday items. All of the five seasons of the reboot can be viewed on IMDb TV. There were 95 episodes during the show’s run. It also starred Tristin Mays, Justin Hires, and Meredith Eaton. Other popular actors, such as Tate Donovan, William Baldwin, George Eads, and Henry Ian Cusick.

Just because we Outsiders like our trivia – the original “MacGyver” aired 139 episodes from 1985 through 1992. Richard Dean Anderson played the title role in this installment.

The CBS network show “Scorpion” aired for four seasons from 2014 through 2018. It told the stories of a group of brilliant minds in psychology, statistics, and engineering who work to keep people safe from “high-tech threats.”

If you want to watch “Scorpion,” you can for free on IMDb TV. The show consisted of 93 episodes during its four seasons. It starred Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Jadyn Wong, Ari Stidham, and Robert Patrick.

“Code Black” was a CBS drama that aired from 2015 through 2018. It had its roots in a documentary about an emergency room in a city that lacked the staff it needed to served its community. The show followed a team of doctors who did what they could to make an impact.

During its run, “Code Black” had 47 episodes. Leading this cast were Marcia Gay Harden and Rob Lowe. Also part of the cast were Benjamin Hollingsworth, Luis Guzmán, William Allen Young, and Angela Relucio.

Raymond Burr Played Title Character in Classic “Perry Mason” Television Series

The original “Perry Mason” is the oldest of the television series included on this list of free streaming shows on IMDb TV. This famous legal series aired on CBS from 1957 through 1966. It starred Raymond Burr as the title character.

However, only the first five seasons of “Perry Mason” are currently available to stream on IMDb TV. Fortunately, TV Insider is reporting that seasons six, seven, eight, and nine will be available in the not too distant future.

The original “Perry Mason” had 271 episodes. In addition to Burr, the cast also included Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins, and William Talman.