43 Memorial Day 2017 TV Marathons To Watch If You Need A Break From The Summer Weather
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Sure, it's not the official day when summer begins, but to me, Memorial Day always meant the start of the summer season. There are BBQs, pool parties, and hot weather to entice you out of the house (or keep you in, blasting the A/C). So, if for some reason you find yourself indoors, because of rain, a bad cold, wanting down time, or succumbing to the simple fact that your couch is just so comfortable and it's a holiday weekend, which means yay no work — well, there are also a ton of great TV options this weekend. These Memorial Day  2017 TV marathons will serve very kind of marathoning mood from Friday to Monday and everything in between.

From acclaimed war films to commemorate the military holiday to family-friendly flicks for the kiddos at home on Monday (or for adults that still just really love Harry Potter of course), there are a ton of great TV marathon options this Memorial Day weekend.

Here are all of the best shows to set up in front of from Friday, May 26, to Monday, May 29. So, grab some snacks and a soft blanket because it's marathon time, fam. (All showtimes listed in Eastern Standard Time.)

Friday, May 26

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BBC America, Star Trek: Voyager, 12:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m., Star Trek: Insurrection (6:00 p.m. and again at 10:30 p.m.), Star Trek: Nemesis (8:00 p.m.).

Freeform, Harry Potter Weekend: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (3:30 p.m.), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (7:00 p.m.)

AMC, Lethal Weapon (10:00 a.m.), Lethal Weapon 2 (12:30 p.m.)

Animal Planet, River Monsters, ALL DAY

USA, Law & Order: SVU, 8:00 a.m. — 6:00 a.m., Modern Family, 6:00 p.m. — 1:00 a.m.

History, Ancient Aliens, ALL DAY

TCM, The network is scheduling military films as part of a Memorial Day Marathon, Friday's highlights include: The Wings of Eagles (8:00 p.m.) and Sergeant York (10:00 p.m.)

Saturday, May 27

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BBC America, Star Trek: The Next Generation, 9:00 a.m. — 8:00 p.m.

Freeform, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (7:00 a.m.), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (10:30 a.m.), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2:30 p.m.), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (5:30 p.m.), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (9:00 p.m.)

AMC, The Rifleman (8:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m.), Jurassic Park (back to back at 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.)

Animal Planet, River Monsters, ALL DAY

Bravo, National Lampoon's Vacation marathon: National Lampoon's European Vacation (5:30 p.m. and again at 11:50 p.m.) and National Lampoon's Vacation (back to back at 7:30 p.m. and 9:40 p.m.)

USA, NCIS, 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 a.m.

Pop TV, ER, 1:00 p.m. — 12:20 a.m.

History, American Pickers, 12:00 p.m. — 4:00 a.m.

TCM, Memorial Day Marathon, Saturday highlights include: One Minute to Zero (10:30 a.m.), Men In War (2:30 p.m.), Battle Hymn (6:00 p.m.), No Time for Sergeants (8:00 p.m.), Mister Roberts (10:30 p.m.)

Sunday, May 28

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BBC America, Hidden Habitats, 8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. then it's a Hannibal Lecter marathon. The Silence of the Lambs (12:00 p.m.), Hannibal (2:30 p.m.), Red Dragon (5:30 p.m.). The Silence of the Lambs plays again at 8:00 p.m. and Hannibal at 10:30 p.m.

Freeform, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (7:00 a.m.), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (10:10 a.m.), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (1:50 p.m.), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (5:30 p.m.), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (9:00 p.m.)

AMC, MASH (8:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.) followed by a Godfather marathon: The Godfather (1:00 p.m.), The Godfather, Part II (5:00 p.m.), The Godfather again (9:30 p.m.).

Animal Planet, River Monsters, ALL DAY

USA, Law & Order: SVU, 10:00 a.m. — 11:00 p.m.

TNT, Superman Returns (4:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.), Man of Steel (8:00 p.m.)

Pop TV, The Ghost Whisperer, 1:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.

Oxygen, Snapped, ALL DAY

History, Hatfield & McCoys Part 1 (8:00 a.m.), Hatfield & McCoys Part 2 (10:00 a.m.), Hatfield & McCoys Part 3 (12:00 p.m.), Vietnam in HD from 2:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.

TCM, Memorial Day Marathon, Sunday highlights include: Twelve O'Clock High (8:00 p.m.), Tora! Tora! Tora! (10:30 p.m.)

Monday, May 29

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BBC America, Star Trek: Voyager, ALL DAY

Freeform, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (1:30 p.m.), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (5:00 p.m.)

AMC, Midway (10:00 a.m.), Saving Private Ryan (1:00 p.m.), and a Better Call Saul marathon from 5:00 p.m. — 12:50 a.m.

Animal Planet, River Monsters, ALL DAY

Bravo, Summer House, 6:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m., Southern Charm, 1:00 p.m. —11 p.m.

USA, Chrisley Knows Best, 6:00 a.m. — 8:00 p.m.

TNT, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (1:00 p.m.), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (4:30 p.m.), The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies (8:00 p.m.)

Oxygen, Snapped, ALL DAY

History, American Pickers, ALL DAY

TCM, Memorial Day Marathon, Monday highlights include: The Dirty Dozen (5:15 p.m.), Destination Tokyo (8:00 p.m.), Operation Pacific (10:30 p.m.)

See? Plenty to watch if you wanna stay in this weekend. Happy marathoning!