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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Jerry Trainor Begs Nickelodeon to Stream ‘iCarly’ for Free During Coronavirus

If you’re looking for something to binge-watch while stuck inside during the current coronavirus pandemic, you’re not the only one! That’s right, former Nickelodeon star Jerry Trainor wants to take a walk down memory lane and rewatch iCarly just like us! On Sunday, March 22, the 43-year-old actor — known for his hilarious and iconic role as Spencer — took to Twitter and begged the network to stream the fan-favorite show for free while people are stuck in self-quarantine.


“There’s not a lot that families can all watch together. It’d be great if you made iCarly available to stream somewhere during this time,” he posted.


Update (3/24) - Although not free, many Nickelodeon favorites are available to stream in full seasons on NickHits on Amazon! Shows include: iCarly, Rugrats, Big Time Rush, classic Are You Afraid of the Dark, classic All That, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Zoey 101, The Fairly OddParents, The Legend of Korra, CatDog, Victorious, House of Anubis, Big Time Rush, The Haunted Hathaways, Legends of the Hidden Temple
(movie), AAAHH!!! Real Monsters, Blurt! (movie), The Loud House, Bella and the Bulldogs, A Fairly OddParents Movie: Grow Up Timmy Turner, I Am Frankie, Fanboy & Chum Chum, All Grown Up!, The Angry Beavers, Kenan & Kel, My Life As A Teenage Robot, The Amanda Show, Crashletes, Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie, Double Dare, Sam & Cat, Henry Danger, The Ren & Stimpy Show, The Mighty B!, ChalkZone, Doug, Splitting Adam (movie), SpongeBob SquarePants, How to Rock, Clarissa Explains It All, Game Shakers, Swindle, Every Witch Way, Rufus (movie), Rufus 2 (movie),
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library (movie), The Troop, A Fairly Odd Summer (movie), Jinxed (movie), The Adventures of Kid Danger, Dora and Friends: Into the City!, Ride, Robot And Monster, Liar Liar Vampire (movie), One Crazy Cruise (movie), 100 Things To Do Before High School, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (movie), Pig Goat Banana Cricket, TMNT - Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past (special), Big Time Movie, Santa Hunters (movie), Rank the Prank, Albert (movie) and All In With Cam Newton! For information, visit https://www.amazon.com/NICKELODEON-Prime-Video-NickHits/s?k=NICKELODEON&i=instant-video&rh=n%3A2858778011%2Cp_n_subscription_id%3A18457634011&qid=1585089855&ref=sr_pg_1

Amazon is currently offering a seven day free trial of Nick Hits ($8/mo after).

Update (3/26): iCarly is now on the Nick App!

For those who missed it, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported that over 340,000 people have contracted virus so far, resulting in more than 15,000 deaths. Medical professionals have called for “social distancing” to prevent further spreading of the illness, which is defined as “trying to keep yourself away from other people, especially large crowds.” Because of this many events, concerts and festivals have been canceled or postponed, including SlimeFest, Kids' Choice Awards 2020, The SpongeBob Musical tour, JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour, all Broadway plays and sports games. People have been asked to avoid public spaces and quarantine themselves during this time.

Naturally, fans right on board with the epic idea to stream the throwback show.

“Jerry leading the ‘put iCarly on Netflix’ revolution… Truly a king,” one person tweeted.

Many of his follower’s tagged Netflix in the tweet’s replies in hopes of getting the streaming service’s attention. From the look of it, the ball is now in Nickelodeon and Netflix’s court. Only time will tell if fans will be able to stream the show sometime soon.

As fans know, aside from Jerry, the show starred Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy and Nathan Kress, and it aired from September 2007 until it ended in November 2012. The show followed the life of web star Carly, her best friends Sam and Freddie and her crazy brother Spencer. Throughout its seven seasons, fans saw plenty of romantic drama between the three best friends, a slew of incredible guest stars, including First Lady Michelle Obama and One Direction, and even a crossover with Victorious, as well as a spin-off with Sam and Cat (Ariana Grande) from Victorious!

While we wish and wait, be sure to check out the extended iCarly theme song, "Leave It All To Me", below!:


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Originally published: Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 00:34 GMT.

Original source: J-14; Additional sources: Appleosophy, Anime Superhero Forum /@kanc.
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