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Pluto TV has a consumer rating of 1.87 stars from 179 reviews indicating that most customers are generally dissatisfied with their purchases. Consumers complaining about Pluto TV most frequently mention many commercials problems. Pluto TV ranks 158th among TV Shows sites.

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Positive reviews (last 12 months): 10.8%
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  • Could fast forward the movie but not the commercials.
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Top Positive Review

“Its free tv”

Clyde T.
2/22/21

If you told me I could get free cable tv (200+ channels) and all I needed to do was have an app and watch commercials, before pluto i would have called you a liar. Pluto is the best free option ive come across for cord cutters, the selection is great, you can watch on demand, it's easy enough to use my parents replaced their cable with it.

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Top Critical Review

“Perverted Advertisements”

Lovie E.
3/7/20

They are putting condom commercials on early in the day when kids could be watching. Just after noon today, they put an advertisement for some weird channel with men dancing and kissing each other. I don't want to see that and have the liberal agenda shoved down my throat. It will never be accepted as normal because it is perverted! I may stop using Pluto if this occurs again.

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loviee
1 review
49 helpful votes
March 7th, 2020

They are putting condom commercials on early in the day when kids could be watching. Just after noon today, they put an advertisement for some weird channel with men dancing and kissing each other. I don't want to see that and have the liberal agenda shoved down my throat. It will never be accepted as normal because it is perverted! I may stop using Pluto if this occurs again.

joieh
4 reviews
85 helpful votes
January 14th, 2020

Commercials on Pluto bash Trump continuously! If they want to run undecided voters and republicans off, well it's working. I, for one, will not watch a biased station that tells me what I should think, feel, or who I should vote for. We get enough of that on MSNB(S)C and FOX. I will make up my own mind and vote my own choices. Who are you to tell me what I want? Keep your biased crap opinions to your self!

lindas4031
1 review
5 helpful votes
November 15th, 2021

You watch a movie then watch Pluto buffer signs longer than real commercials it's ridiculously annoying. Need to fix this or I'm deleting the app

clydet27
1 review
4 helpful votes
February 22nd, 2021

If you told me I could get free cable tv (200+ channels) and all I needed to do was have an app and watch commercials, before pluto i would have called you a liar. Pluto is the best free option ive come across for cord cutters, the selection is great, you can watch on demand, it's easy enough to use my parents replaced their cable with it.

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danieln558
1 review
33 helpful votes
October 31st, 2020

I was glad to find a streaming service called Pluto TV and it contains a good selection of movies however sadly this is controlled by a Leftist propaganda company. Every "news program" is biased with an obvious criticism of conservative views and American values. Apparently this company hates our brave President and worships corrupt 47 year politicians like Joe Biden. Love their movies but even their commercials are not free from liberal bias. If you love Whoopi Goldberg, Al Sharpton and Don Lemon attacking our great country, you hit a goldmine!

julians122
1 review
37 helpful votes
August 23rd, 2020

Pluot tv is the worst! Keeps on buffering every couple of minutes!

That's not the worst, it plays the same horrible commercials on a loop! There are about 6 or 7 commercials that keep playing!

Oh my God! I thought I was going insane.

Come on Pluto, if you want to play with the big boys, start spending some money and get a lot mote classier!

I won't watch until you do!

Julian

toms969
1 review
23 helpful votes
January 16th, 2020

It's ok if your looking to see Tom Steyers face every 30 seconds! Way to many ads featuring this IDIOT! We definitely know who paid for this app to stay alive! Just love watching him spew his lies and ignorance EVERY commercial break, not just once but TWICE per commercial break the same ad! Guess we know who else ole Tommy Boy bought, way to go Pluto tv... or should I say TomSteyer TV

melg66
1 review
20 helpful votes
April 14th, 2021

Please help me understand why you'd put a birth control commercial centered around Vagina's on a classic television station?! This should be THE channel we can watch with our kids without explaining why a group of women keep pointing to their vaginas and have to explain what the amazing ring is they can "insert and remove themselves"! I mean really!? Shouldn't you all be advertising on a site with patrons who actually want to see those type commercials?! For this reason I would give negative stars if it were possible! Such a disappointment! Who the heck makes your commercial decisions?! Fire them!

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johns9066
1 review
19 helpful votes
July 8th, 2021

I and my wife, both registered Democrat (maybe that will change?) started streaming to get away from the constant bombardment of the left narrative. No dice. Think we might just head back to the other platforms.

annonam
1 review
4 helpful votes
August 31st, 2020

I get sick to my stomach every time I see the commercials praising our 45th "President." They're constant. Though, judging by some of the cult reviews here, it hasn't always been so. That aside, the addition of more nostalgic shows has really improved the quality of the app for me. I love what I see. One star removed because of those ads.

jasonc857
1 review
31 helpful votes
March 30th, 2020

Too many commercials, always lags. Very very slow. The guide is never up to date. Constant reruns. Can't pause. Can't rewind. Can't fast forward. It's definitely the last choice for free TV. This app has one thing going for it that's dog the bounty Hunter. But they keep showing the same one's over and over with tons of commercials

tomd179
2 reviews
25 helpful votes
June 26th, 2021

Can't watch anything on Pluto without a homosexual related commercial. Why are they talking about sex at all? I am uncomfortable when an unexpected gay man comes on and starts speaking about his sexual preference in front of my children. What a sick sick channel.

jenc126
1 review
1 helpful vote
January 18th, 2020

The commercials and political ads really don't bother me. I'm not triggered by them so all is ok. Good choices of classic movies and tv series. It's definitely better than another "free" program I've been watching. I won't give it 5 stars but I'm satisfied so far.

alvenaf
1 review
19 helpful votes
August 20th, 2020

Updated my Pluto app on my fire stick. It played constant commercials—never stopped, still playing commercials when I finally got back into my amazon home screen an hour later. This app is DISEASED. They just lost me as a viewer. I'm done.

justust4
2 reviews
21 helpful votes
January 21st, 2021

Pluto TV is continuing to run ads that has Facebook employees talking about the need for government regulation. It is nothing more than an effort of Facebook to protect themselves from the large amount of free speech censorship they are involved in. Facebook is part of advancing the tyranny that has gripped the minds of young people. If you have a Facebook account, close it and live free of their control of what you read.

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michellep1848
1 review
0 helpful votes
December 7th, 2021

I like the app. I like watching the older shows. At home and at work. I work better with TV noise in the background (not actually watching).
The commercials are really no different than others but the plus is there aren't 15 commercials between episodes like METV.
I would like to know if new episodes will be played. I've been watching a month now and it's the same episodes in rotation.

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richardm2519
1 review
12 helpful votes
May 1st, 2021

Pluto has a great variety of Classic Shows, IF you want to have repeated SJW ass pounding every 3-4 mins. Not only that, but many of the ads are repeated ad nauseum. Clue to the clueless. Despite the enemies of America owning all of Social Media, Mainstream Media, Hollywood, Music Industry, etc., it is not indicative of the majority of this Country. Just as we overwhelmingly reelected Donald John Trump in November 2020 (yuppers, reality) we are not Socialist, anti God, Family, Police, Military, America. We are the opposite. Comeuppance is coming.

Tip for consumers:
If you hate your Country and the People that live here, this is the App for you.

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nadineh193
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
August 8th, 2021

I like Pluto TV, right up to "Erin from Songbird Coffee and Tea house" 6 times in a row! The commercial is over played and gets to the point of changing the channel, the reference to the president doing something to help small businesses are off base... Please remove the commercial I'm sure Erin has made her money back 10 fold...

chuckw212
1 review
5 helpful votes
September 22nd, 2021

We do not ordinarily watch Pluto TV, but Roku got rid of Chef Ramsay Hell's Kitchen so in order to finish the season we were watching we had to tune into Pluto TV while watching One episode all of Hell's Kitchen I saw the my vagina commercial 8 times
I understand that this is how you make your money. But this is very disgusting!

pierrec64
1 review
11 helpful votes
July 17th, 2021

This thing sucks it doesn't end shows on the hour and has too many commercials! What a waste! Sucks!

ennisr10
1 review
0 helpful votes
October 25th, 2021

Pretty good variety and the movies change out a lot so it's not always the same movie selections. TV shows, movies, sports & news. It seems Pluto has changed the guide view and no longer gives a brief description of a movie. So, unless you know what the movie ia about, the only way to get an idea is to watch it (or Google it).
The commercials though. OMG, I saw the local state politician's competition bashing commercial (same one over & over) at least 40 times during one movie. Some breaks it would just show that same commercial back to back 3-4 times. Advertising is advertising I guess. I hope they get more sponsors. At least it does seem that the commercials seem to pertain to local area (kind of funny how there are local cable companies advertising on Pluto.)
If I had to request one thing (besides limiting how many times the same commercial can run in a certain time frame) would be to add Two & Half Men (Charlie Sheen episodes only). Make it it's own channel, like The Love Boat and The Adams Family.

johnm6179
1 review
6 helpful votes
November 27th, 2020

Too many commercials and interruptions. Deleting this app from my phone. Will pay for Netflix and get better service!

toomec
1 review
6 helpful votes
March 5th, 2020

By far my favorite thing to watch until they keep updating. They took away ridiculousness so I was forced to fail army which is nothing but replays. Now they took that off and put some absolutely horrid show called fail five with the most annoying female host I've ever seen I can't watch it. I recommended this many a time but not anymore.

melvind65
1 review
1 helpful vote
October 18th, 2021

This station has a very poor connection. It also keeps playing the same movies month after month and rarely changes them. Most of the movies are either not interesting or B movies. Some aren't even B. Not much as far variety. Totally boring. I'm thinking of deleting the app. To tell you the truth

graces290
1 review
12 helpful votes
March 21st, 2021

You can't pass forward or pass back really and you can't watch where you left off. Can't search up anything and can only sign in on a browser. Ads every 5 minutes but I mean it's free. The format is terrible not user friendly at all. I tried to pass back 2 minutes and it gave me 10 minutes of ads for it to return to the same time. No exaggeration

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I think it's buffering but I could be wrong. This is my first experience with streaming. It's irritating when it happens.

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The same sad movies over and over. Pluto took off good but quickly turned into a bigger waste of time than cable.

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