How to Watch ‘Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind’ Documentary Online

Robin Williams Documentary


The beloved life of Robin Williams, one of the greatest entertainers of all-time, is explored in the new documentary, Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind.

The documentary will premiere on Monday, July 16, at 8 p.m. ET/PT and will be broadcast on HBO. If you don’t have cable or can’t get to a TV, you can still watch a live stream of Come Inside My Mind (or DVR it, or watch it on-demand) on your computer, phone or streaming device by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:

Amazon Prime

If you have Amazon Prime or want to start a free 30-day trial of Amazon Prime, you can watch all HBO content through the HBO Amazon Channel, which also comes with a free 7-day trial.

Once you’re signed up for both Amazon Prime and the HBO channel, you can then watch Come Inside My Mind live as it airs or on-demand (it’s available on-demand July 16 at 8 p.m. ET). With either option, you can watch on your computer via the Amazon website, or you can watch on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Amazon Video app.


Whether you already have Hulu or you want to sign up for a new subscription, HBO is available as an add-on to Hulu or Hulu with Live TV.

Once signed up, you can watch Come Inside My Mind live as it airs, or you can watch it on-demand anytime after the premiere. With either option, you can watch on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Hulu app.


A life unparalleled, Robin Williams was able to entertain unlike anyone else. Whether you were watching his standup or one of his numerous television or movie roles, chances are you came away from the performance with a smile on your face. He was, in short, was one of the most beloved entertainers not only of his generation, but of all-time.

This newest documentary, which is directed by Marina Zenovich, explores that cherished–but also complicated–life, from his early days of stand-up in the mid-1970s, to his breakout role as Mork, to his seemingly endless list of critically-acclaimed movies, to his tragic death by suicide in 2014.

According to HBO’s synopsis, the film will largely be told from Williams’ point of view through first-person sources but will also have interviews from those close to him.

“With previously unheard and unseen glimpses into his creative process through interviews with Williams, as well as home movies and onstage footage, this insightful tribute features in-depth interviews with those who knew and loved him, including Billy Crystal, Eric Idle, Whoopi Goldberg, David Letterman, Steve Martin, Pam Dawber and his son, Zak Williams.”

Come Inside My Mind, which is produced by Alex Gibney and Shirel Kozak, is one hour and 57 minutes.

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