19 of the best TV shows to enjoy on Amazon Prime Video

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Tales From the Loop.

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Amazon Prime Video has put together an impressive lineup of original shows to keep you entertained. It also collects stellar shows from other countries for streaming in the United States. Thankfully, those exclusive works, like A Very English Scandal and Disaster, can be appreciated by many viewers. Let’s round up the best TV shows Amazon has to offer.

Read more: 19 of the best movies to watch on Amazon Prime Video

Wild

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Amazon’s first product for young adults is a catchy combination between Lost and Breakfast Club – and it works. Importantly, the cast of characters trapped on a deserted island are teenage girls. For them, that makes life even worse. Everyone has a very different background – from the spoiled rich girl to the Native American – but they have to put aside their differences to survive, learning a thing or two about themselves along the way. Things get even darker and more thrilling when Rachel Griffiths’ Gretchen Klein appears as the head of the secret show Dawn of Eve.

Tales from the Loop

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More than just another show about a small town where weird things happen, Tales from the Loop has more. Drawn from a narrative art book by Swedish artist Simon Stålenhag, this series is impressive to look at, as meticulous as possible with symmetrical frames. The light and space filled the feeling of an artist. Connected townspeople have a similar nuance, their story explores loneliness, aging, the impact of technology, and more through sci-fi ideas.

Truth seekers

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Long-time comedy duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) hit the small screen with Truth Seekers, a surprisingly dark comedy with a sinister angle. Frost plays Gus, a paranormal investigator when he doesn’t work for Dave’s broadband company (Pegg) taking on missions in creepy homes across England. The one-week ghost format turns into solving a bigger plot, with a few guest stars apparently having a ball. It won’t top the list of best Pegg and Frost projects, but it’s a lot of fun, especially on Halloween.

Hanna

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The premise of Hanna, a Joe Wright action thriller from 2011, is so good that Amazon has put it in a TV series. Starring Esme Creed-Miles as a skilled young assassin living in the wilderness of Romania, the Hanna TV show expands the teenager’s storyline and explains why Marissa Wiegler The CIA’s obsessed with her arrest.

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As a comedy-drama set in classical New York music, Mozart in the Jungle is as bizarre as its title suggests. Upcoming street theater Hailey meets eccentric conductor Rodrigo, who is tasked with reviving the New York Symphony. Never losing you with jargon, Mozart in the Jungle seductively exposes the edgy side of the string world, playing his own sexual symphony, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll.

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The Boys stormed Amazon last year with an incredibly violent story of anti-hero warnings seeking revenge against the world’s most beloved superheroes. But these heroes are not what they seem like: Their corporate lords cover up their shady personal lives, including sexual harassment and outrageous assassination. With social commentary, black and gore comedy, The Boys takes a thrilling and unrepentant step forward from the family-friendly genre.

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A sex scandal in the British Parliament? Involved by Hugh Grant and Ben Wishaw? You can thank Russell T. Davies for dramatizing this late 70s British politics. Jeremy Thorpe, a Free Congress member, wants to silence his unhappy ex-lover Norman before his career ends in rags. Track murder plots, massive trials and media scrutiny through the dark humorous lens of A Very English Scandal.

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Transparent’s unique story follows the Pfefferman siblings who discover their father is transgender into a woman named Maura. Other aspects of Pfefferman’s life, like a bitter marriage and a disappointing child, give this tightly-screened comedy an easy-to-understand side. Deep and ambitious, Transparency is a program worth looking for.

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While part 2 of Homecoming isn’t quite as good, season 1 has begun to be a hit. Julia Roberts made her small screen debut in this psychological thriller about a military rehabilitation facility run by suspicious owners. Using a mysterious, effective story-building that encompasses two timeline, Homecoming is much tense and paranoid as it reveals what the facility’s true purpose is. Interesting fact: The series used reality scores of films by Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick and more.

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This unique series uses Rotoscoping animation techniques tells the story of a young woman who, after having found herself in a near-death car accident, found she could manipulate time. Attractive, right? It gets better: Bob Odenkirk plays Alma’s dead father, who asks her for help in investigating his murder. Curving both time and space, Undone presents a surreal and stunning existence for those who are looking for profound material.

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While The Tick has been unfortunately canceled after two seasons, the superhero comedy will still bring you colorful, fast-paced action with a firm tongue on your cheeks. Based on the character from the comics, The Tick is a bulletproof hero who wears a yep, blue tick suit. His side friend? Gentle Arthur dressed in clothes … Their enemy is The Terror, a super criminal in the underworld of their city. If you want to sit back and watch pure superhero entertainment, you’ve found the right show.

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The Man in the High Castle imagines an alternate history where the Axis powers (Rome-Berlin-Tokyo) won the World War II. Based on a novel by Philip K. Dick, the series follows 60’s characters living in a parallel universe where Nazi Germany and the Japanese Empire controlled the United States. But there could be no news footage of a world where Germany and Japan lost their war, causing some to rebel. To really get confusing information, The Man in the High Castle is directed by producer Ridley Scott. Fully done and with a central storyline, this is intriguing TV.

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Amazon has rescued The Expanse from the kingdom of scrapped TV, bringing us a fourth season with a fifth season to come. Thank goodness it did, as The Expanse is a smart sci-fi movie with realistic characters, a high production value, and a little detective novel. Set in a future where humanity dominates the Solar System, a conspiracy that risks erupting a cold war between the biggest powers. A group of anti-heroes find themselves at the center. Stay tuned for more Western space themes in the following seasons that are always excellent.

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The human Marius escapes from prison, only to be hunted by the gangster he once robbed. So he assumes his mate’s identity as Pete and goes back to the lives of Pete’s estranged family, who no one is wiser. Bryan Cranston gives all of Vince’s gangster appeal in this one-party comedy. Messy and thrilling situations will get you through addictive episodes quickly as Pete pulls out her flaws.

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This lengthy police procedure, inspired by Michael Connelly’s novel, has everything in place for an old-fashioned detective movie. We follow Los Angeles police detective Harry Bosch, who is haunted by his mother’s death. While hunting down serial killers and keeping his family safe, he investigates her murder. Working efficiently and without meaninglessness, Bosch offers a stable mystery with equally stable leadership.

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A ’50s housewife becomes a famous comic? This stellar series by creator Gilmore Girls, Amy Sherman-Palladino, is filled with sparkling performances by Rachel Brosnahan and Alex Borstein, with matching dialogue. Set in a vibrant and changing New York, our delightful heroine becomes a comedian, while performing her duties as an elite Jewish-American housewife. upstream. With impressive, warm and zingers image, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is the full package.

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This series of horror anthologies tells not only about Japanese folklore and explorers entering undiscovered territory, but its first chapter features the pre-Chernobyl Jared Harris. He plays the captain of the last Arctic expedition ships trapped in ice. In addition to extreme conditions and cabin craze, an unidentified presence in the fog lurked on the crew. Carrying in the fear in the atmosphere, The Terror is a thrilling, prestigious horror.

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If somehow the fleabag train passes by you, it’s time for it to strike you with incredible force. Phoebe Waller-Bridge wrote the screenplay and starred in a special comedy series. A 30-year-old woman who runs a coffee shop lives a sex-filled life with a sense of humor and hides tragedies she has yet to face. Perfect for each word, with its fourth wall-breaking device, Fleabag often does its best to both shock, wreak havoc on you, and be ridiculously funny.

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With Carrie Fisher’s final televised role, Disaster is a romantic comedy about messy, chaotic people. Londoners Sharon and Bostonian Rob had a one-week period leading to an unwanted pregnancy and Rob moved to the UK so they could get married. The tricky part: Sharon and Rob don’t know the first thing about each other. Including age, gender, paternity, marriage and love in its open book, Disaster is a great romantic comedy that gives you four seasons to devour.

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