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Watch: Showtime's 'Penny Dreadful' Premiere Episode is Streaming for Free

Photo of Ben Travers By Ben Travers | Indiewire April 28, 2014 at 1:8PM

Minors keep out, but everyone else can dig into the first episode of Showtime's new horror series "Penny Dreadful" right now.
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The buzz for Showtime's new horror series starring Eva Green and Josh Hartnett has been building exponentially over the past few weeks. New trailers as well as an onslaught of advertising (at least in LA) have brought awareness up big time for the eight-episode original program from John Logan ("Gladiator") and Sam Mendes ("American Beauty"). Now the premium cable network has made the entire first episode available for free to anyone -- well, anyone old enough, that is.

READ MORE: Why Josh Hartnett Feels His New Showtime Horror Series 'Penny Dreadful' Is 'Like Working in Independent Film'

If you're of age, the premiere episode is available to you on YouTube, Showtime Anytime, and via various On Demand cable providers as well as right here in this article. Showtime also announced plans to make the second episode available to subscribers only after the premiere airs May 11th. This episode will be available to stream until May 30th. Get started with the first episode right now:

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