How do I watch a show?

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I'm trying to watch a show on SideReel, but I can't figure out how to get the episodes to play. How do I get to a video to watch?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Don't mislead me.

why whe i try to watch basketbll wives seaon5 episode 5 on here nothkng shos uop?i said that i would neverwatch nonevof these shows on here .knowing i woulfd have to sign up.where is the epsode on here and why mislead melikethat?Cancel my profile
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I'm interested in Falling Skies and Major Crimes. Do you air these programs from....
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled will not play.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled how can i watch an episode of my Tv show?.

I am new at Sidereel and i do not know how to watch an episode. Please help
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How do I watch a show.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I tried to watch eastenders and it wouldn't let me..
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If there are any streaming links available, you'll see links to Featured sources, like iTunes, Hulu, HBO Go, etc. To view the full list of streaming links for an episode, click the "View All" button. If the button is not present, there are no available links for that episode. For older shows, there are sometimes no official videos available for us to link to.
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To watch a show, click on the show from your tracker, SideReel's homepage, or relevant genre pages, or search for the show by title in the search box located in the top right of each page.

Once you're on the show page, locate the episode you're looking for. The most recently-aired and next episodes will be featured on the page, or you can search the episode guide by clicking All>.





From the episode guide, click to open the season and episode you want to watch. If there are any streaming links available for this episode, you'll see some Featured sources here, like iTunes, Hulu, HBO Go, etc. To view the full list of streaming links for this episode, click the "View All" button. If the button is not present, there are no available links for that episode.




Keep in mind that some of these external streaming sources may require payment (or a paid membership) in order to view their content; these sources will be labeled with a currency icon. Some sources may also be limited to streaming in certain regions only; those sources will be labeled with a flag icon that corresponds to their regional streaming availability.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Why can't I watch a series or anything I want to watch?
I'm new & Confused as to ...
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I'm new to SideReel & I don't know how it works.
I can't watch anything I would like to
It appears as though I need to pay before I do.
I thought this was for free.
The only thing I've been allowed to do
Is mark " Watched " to series I've watched in the past
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This topic should answer your questions. SideReel is completely free, but some of the featured video hosts (like Hulu, Netflix, Amazon, etc.) may charge or require a subscription.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Videos are not getting Played.

I have recently made a Sidereel account and was trying to access Gotham Season 2. The page got displayed but there was no video. There was link and I clicked on it but episode is not getting played on the page. Kindly fix this.
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This topic should answer your questions. SideReel is not a video host, so if you are having issues with a specific host, you might try contacting them directly or looking at their FAQ page.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled how can I watch a tv show.

I chose the show kingdom cant view it but I see the episodes
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled how do you watch selected videos etc. I find it very difficult so far have not b....

how do you watch selected videos etc. I find it very difficult and not straight forward so far have not been able to watch anything on sidereel
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled i signed up... HOW do I watch season 4 of Wentworth??? only asks if I want to tra....
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How do I play a show?.

I am trying to view an episode of Vera, but nothing happens when I click on the video
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Hi Norine! As described in the official instructions above, in order to watch a show through SideReel, you must first choose from one of the listed viewing options for the episode you're looking for. It looks like the most recent episodes of this show are available via iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Problems viewing episodes.

episodes not playing for me.
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Hi there Gina! Could you elaborate more on the problem you're encountering? Keep in mind that SideReel does not stream episode content directly, so in order to watch or play an episode, you'll first need to choose a viewing option, if any are listed for the episode you're looking for.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Miss.

Just signed in, didn't watch a single episode of heart and the beast, but all are marked as watched. Don't know how to watch them.
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This helpful guide should show you how to watch the shows.

As for the tracker, it appears you unintentionally marked the season watched. You can reverse this by clicking "Watched Season", changing it back to "Watch Season", and that will uncheck all the relevant episodes so you can mark them as you watch them.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Chelsea Lately.

How do I watch Chelsea lately
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This guide should help you.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled can't get video to play.

All I get is a black box with a circle of dots....or I get celebified on the right hand side...I have the episode guide, but nothing plays. Trying to watch Heartland Season 10
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Hi noelle,

The guide above should assist you. :)
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Won't play.

I've clicked on my episode and the video will NOT play at all all it is is a black screen with the little flower looking thing in the middle
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Hi Nikie,

It sounds like you are clicking the picture placeholder, rather than going to links. The guide above should help.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Online viewing not available as advertised.....

I signed up for an account here because you advertised on Google that I could watch an episode, but after confirming my Email there was no ability to do so....
This was posted on the site instead of the video:
Not Found
Like sand in the wind,
this object has sailed away.
404 not found.
I am confused as to why you would advertise something that you cannot actually provide just to scam people into creating an account here??
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Hi Zachariah,

Those pages come up when a search has been misspelled or is missing information, or when the site is down or having issues.

I'm not sure what happened this time, but the above FAQ should help you find shows to track. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled the show isn't playing.

I just signed up to watch The Walking Dead...I clicked onb the episode I want to watch but all that happens is the pic opens...the video doesn't play
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This FAQ should help. It sounds like you are clicking on a picture placeholder, rather than one of the links (if available).
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Mrs longley.

Hello I've just signed up to sidereel as I want to watch season 4 of Masters of sex. Each time I try to view it nothing happens then it ticks I've watched it! It is very frustrating. Mrs longley
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This FAQ should help
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Can't get show to play?.

I joined your site to watch shows.....well it just keeps taking me to back to the seasons page but won't let me watch any.

How it makes me feel is annoyed!!!
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You should find the answers you're looking for here.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled AMERICAN BANDSTAND EPISODE WON'T PLAY.

I can't play American Bandstand Episode 29 Season 15 with Beverly Bremers and Malo? Can you help me it's quite important.

Thanks much in advance.
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Hi Michael! Unfortunately it doesn't look like there are any streaming links available for the episode you're looking for.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Bones 1-5.

I am Trying to watch seasons 1-5 of Bones. Do i have to pay for them???
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Hi Alyssa,

This FAQ should help you find the links to watch. Yes, some of these external streaming sources may require payment (or a paid membership) in order to view their content; these sources will be labeled with a currency icon.

As for availability of Bones, it depends on what official streaming content the content owners have made available. It appears they are only hosting the final season on Fox.com at this time.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I want to watch season 1 of Game of Thrones, but Idon't know how to get your site....

HELP!
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Hi Ina,

This topic should help. Please let us know if you have further questions.