1) Go for a swim and try to watch it in the YMCA locker room. There is an risk factor here, in that I will have to smack down some pretty big hands when they reach for the dial*. Advantages: I could do it in a towel and hit the steam room during commercials.
2) Convince someone with cable that this would make a great party. Disadvantages: I may have to provide beer and "peanuts".
*some people consider sci-fi a little bit sissy, as, you know, compared to "Ultimate Fighting".