In a move sure to excite long-term fans of the show, the first 200 episodes of Home and Away from 1988 have been made available to watch in the UK via Amazon Prime Video*.
Starting with the feature length Pilot episode, which aired in Australia on 17th January 1988 (11th February 1989 in the UK), subscribers to the streaming service can currently watch up to Episode 199 out of the 228 regular episodes which made up the first season of the show.
The move comes nearly ten years after the show began a repeat run from the beginning on Australian channel 7TWO. The broadcasts ceased in May 2017, two months into the 1996 season.
Speaking to Back to the Bay, Amazon were unable to comment on whether subsequent seasons would become available in the future, but said “We’re excited to bring Home and Away to the fans.”
We have also reached out to Home and Away‘s distributor with the same query.
In the meantime, be sure to spread the word and let Amazon know if you’d like to see more episodes. You could leave a review of the show on Amazon, or even use the ‘Send us Feedback’ link on the below page (in the app, go to Settings > Contact Us > Give Feedback). Remember to specifically mention Home and Away in the feedback form.
If you already have an account, you can watch Home and Away on Amazon Prime UK here.
Amazon Prime Video costs £7.99 per month, but if you’re a new user you can sign up for a 30-day free trial here*
The move is being discussed on our forum here.
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