There are some good free things out there on the internet since the start of social distancing. They are in no way compensation for living in a pandemic, one million citizens infected, or the loss of life. A distraction. An entertainment. Yes. A joy even, sometimes.
There are some free show available on hbo. There is free Battlestar Galactica episodes on Syfy with ads.
Best of all, for me, is free daily opera streams from the Metroplitan Opera. I’ve watched almost twenty operas! My favorite is Parsifal. My least favorite is Eugene Onegin. I absolutely loved Wagner’s Ring series of four operas. From everything that I have ever seen or heard about Wagner, I never would have thought I would love his work. Sometimes you just have to try something in order to find out.