Why can’t I turn off subtitles? All of our foreign language titles are contractually required to have subtitles shown in order for us to bring these titles to the US and Canada. Unfortunately you are not able to turn them off. Was this article helpful? 5 out of 7 found this helpful Related articles Why don’t I see any subtitles appearing? The video or stream quality is bad, what can I do? Why am I getting charged during the free trial? In what countries can I watch Topic? How can I watch Topic (on what devices)?