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Amazon Prime has helped revolutionize television viewership, but now we’re stuck with the task of figuring out what to watch because honestly there is just too many choices, but that’s okay that’s where we come in.
Here are some of the best 25 shows to stream on Amazon Prime.
1. Sabrina: The Teenage Witch
Sabrina: the Teenage Witch belonged to ABC’s TGIF formidable programming block. It is patterned from the Archie comics sharing the same name, starring Melissa Joan Heart playing Sabrina Spellman, dealing with challenges as a youngster while being a witch. She has a sunny personality. (FYI Netflix is creating a new Sabrina, but this time with a darker twist that we can’t wait to check out)
2. Captain Planet with Don Cheadle
Referred to as short yet comical plot from Funny or Die, in somewhat related version to that of Captain Planet, who in turn, is a bit irked with humanity. Don Cheadle is a great actor possessing many at par roles.
3. Penn & Teller: BS!
The original title is Penn & Teller: Bullshit!, but was eventually edited to Penn & Teller: BS!. This is due to Amazon Prime’s aversion distaste for profanity. The show was classified as documentary series, running seven seasons on Showtime. Starring magician/entertainers Penn & Teller, they examine bullshitty issues with PETA, sex, cryptozoology, alongside wrong traditional thinking surrounding each.
4. Andy Griffith Show
Good television has its way of challenging and intriguing the viewers. But most of the time, watching TV is merely finding a refuge, happy place. Nothing beats the Mayberry, North Carolina ambiance of the Andy Griffith Show, having 250 episodes in its eight-year run, where Andy Griffin played the sheriff lead character in a tiny fictional town while Don Knotts and Ron Howard were introduced to TV.
5. Mr. Show with Bob and David
Referred to as among the best comedy shows in the 90’s era, Mr. Show had what it takes to reign supreme. This is where Bob Odenkirk(Better Call Saul) and Cross (Arrested Development) got introduced with his on-and-off screen talents, In addition, talented writers Sarah Silverman, Scott Aukerman, Jack Black, Tom Kenny, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Paul F. Tompkins and Brian Posehn had their chance. It is very funny, not just a dry comedy artifact.
6. The Inbetweeners
The Inbetweeners is indeed a clutch high school comical show from Great Britain as the characters and situational scenes can be both realistically hilarious and heartbreaking.
Grimm is an upscale cop drama show, distinguished from the rest. The twist is derived from crimes and characters, based on Grimm’s Fairy Tales. Homicide investigator by the character of Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) is in-charge im keeping the equilibrium of humanity and the mythological creatures Wessen.
Classified as Western, Justified is among some few TV shows in the category. Identifiable with Timothy Olyphant’s cowboy hat, Justified is patterned from a short story with the character of Elmore Leonard. It is funny, thrilling, creepy piece of Appalachia.
Humans, AMC’s alliance with British Channel 4, fell short amongst Ex Machinas and Black Mirrors. It is somewhat shameful as Humans is spectacular on its many episodes. The setting is that of near future where middle class categorized families are transforming into “synths”, human-type robots, to be household helpers.
Considered as among the best visually-striking streak of late, Hannibal is, by far, an aggression in every sense. Mads Mikkelsen plays vintage film and literature cannibal Hannibal Lector, while Hugh Dancy portrays forensic psychiatrist Will Graham, Hannibal’s ultimate foe.
11. Tell Me You Love Me
Tell Me You Love Me tells a story of three couples in search of therapist for problems dealing with intimacy. Although its reputation could not be extended further, when it is a very good, but only made it one-season wonder.
12. Mission: Impossible
Mission: Impossible was previously known in the 60’s and 70’s hit TV show. It supersedes government agency’s secret mission referred to as “Impossible Missions Force (IMF).” Until Tom Cruise made six spins of action movies bearing the same title.
Carnivale’s setting dates back to Great Depression and Dust Bowl, which is really the tell-tale between good and evil. It is equally ardent and airy but audience viewership started dropping in two seasons.
Brotherhood is about two brothers coming from Providence, Rhode Island – a gangster (Jason Isaacs) and one politician (Jason Clarke). Sadly, the show could not maintain a good amount of audience and only aired three short but great seasons.
Medium presents Patricia Arquette, playing real-life psychic by the name of Allison DuBois, working with the local Arizona police, helping them solve problems. Her home life, together with her husband, is passionately and realistically pictured with the unconventional premise enabled writers with their most creative ideas.
16. In Treatment
In Treatment was brought about with revolutionary concept of before-after-outside of its time. It was about a psychologist (portrayed by Gabriel Bryne), airing nightly five times a week, with each night bringing in different patient. It is an adapted HBO series from identical Israeli series.
17. Lip Service
Lip Service’s production was somewhat gauged, network-driven in some ways. BBC was in touch with writer/director Harriet Braun, wanting a show for lesbians who are UK-based. Although Braun added soul to the show, making it interesting.
18. John from Cincinnati
John from Cincinnati was brought along by David Milch, beloved and resilient maker of Deadwood. It was his second project next to Deadwood and may not be any different. The setting is in the surfing community of California, an attempt to grab a resonance of “surf noir”, alongside some supernatural mixes.
19. Unsolved Mysteries
The show called Unsolved Mysteries came along from our latest cultural obsessions of a Serial and Making A Murder. Amazon Prime is bringing the original with Robert Stack hosting from 1987-2002 and Dennis Farina for the recent ones. Watch Unsolved Mysteries and find out DNA of each true crime.
20. Forensic Files
As proven, viewers love real-life crime stories, as well as Forensic Files having mastered transforming actual violent crimes and making them relatable within a thirty-minute entertainment, celebrating the science at the back of justice system.
21. Reading Rainbow
Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high./ Take a look, it’s in a book, a Reading Rainbow!/I can go anywhere/Friends to know,/And ways to grow./It’s Reading Rainbow!”
22. The Night Manager
The Night Manager, which just made its debut last year, seems poised to break into obscure TV history. The Night Manager’s broadcast, with its rediscovery, suggesting you watch now if you have not yet. Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie showed excellent showmanship and the entire show represented the real nitty-gritty of a spy work, far better than what is on TV.
Poldark is an era piece about Ross Poldark, a soldier from Revolutionary War returning home only to find it not going to well. I, in fact,fact a remake of then PBS show in the 70’s bearing the same name, and continuing the tradition of the network in an attempt to period pieces with accuracy.
24. The Living and the Dead
The Living and the Dead is an artful show from BBC. It is not totally dissimilar to The Returned, which is British-ized. Starring Colin Moran for the role of Nathan Appleby, a psychologist who succeeded a beautiful, creepy manor.
Class is somewhat ludicrously spinoff series, departing from Doctor Who, with a setting in Coal Hill Academy – previously advertised in Whoniverse in 50 years already. Regular students, Aliens, and shadow kings comprise Coal Hill Academy’s students and faculty.
You can watch all these featured shows on Amazon Prime.