‘I Love Lucy,’ ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and More: How to Watch Your Favorite Classics for National Streaming Day

by Joe Rutland
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Classic TV fans of “I Love Lucy” and other shows have a reason to celebrate National Streaming Day, which happens to be Thursday, May 20.

Looking for a place to watch Lucy, Ricky, Fred, and Ethel? What about “The Andy Griffith Show” and all the high-stakes hijinx that happen in Mayberry? Streaming services allow you, O mighty classic TV fan, to see your favorite shows at any time.

However, in honor of this fantastic day, let’s take a look and see where you can watch shows like “I Love Lucy,” “The Andy Griffith Show,” and others.

Let’s talk about “I Love Lucy” and streaming spots for you. Most importantly, there is six seasons’ worth of hilarity available for you to inhale.

Do you need a plot refresher? OK. Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, played by Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, live in New York City. Their best friends are their landlords, Fred and Ethel Mertz, played by William Frawley and Vivian Vance.

Ricardo is a bandleader at the Copacabana Club. Lucy and Ethel spend way too much time coming up with interesting ways to make Ricky’s life a headache. Usually, Fred gets stuck in the middle of the madness. As a result, it’s enough to fill up a half-hour’s worth of your time.

Hulu, Apple TV, Amazon Prime, Google Play, YouTube, and iTunes all offer viewers streaming opportunities for these shows. Some services may carry all six seasons; others may carry just a few seasons. You’ll have to check out each one and see which one will suit your needs. Similarly, you can have a lot of laughs and get your “I Love Lucy” fix filled.

Catch Up On Mayberry’s Madness With ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ On Streaming

Turning our attention to “The Andy Griffith Show,” obviously this is yet another CBS sitcom that remains popular more than five decades since its first episode.

The show, which ran eight seasons, features Griffith playing Sheriff Andy Taylor in the town of Mayberry. He’s assisted by Don Knotts, who plays Deputy Barney Fife. Ron Howard plays his son Opie and Frances Bavier fills the role of Aunt Bee.

“The Andy Griffith Show” is filled with crazy plots and even zanier characters. For instance, there is Otis the Town Drunk (played by Hal Smith) and woman-crazy Ernest T. Bass (played by Howard Morris). In addition, there’s Gomer and Goober Pyle (played by Jim Nabors and George Lindsey, respectively).

In addition, when it comes to streaming services for this classic show, then take your pick. Tubi, Sling TV, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, iTunes, YouTube TV, fuboTV, Philo, and Google Play Movies are homes for this show. Check out which one will fit into your budget and have yourself some laughs.

“I Love Lucy” and “The Andy Griffith Show” are just some of the classic TV shows available on streaming services. In conclusion, celebrate National Streaming Day by checking these locations online out.

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