With the prices of Amazon Prime’s monthly payment option rising from $9.99 to $12.99 and the annual membership price hike likely to be announced now is a better time than ever to get the most out of your dollar.
One way to do that is to utilize the streaming service that’s included with your membership. Here’s the Top 5 Shows that are worth a watch.
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While definitely not a show to watch around children due to excessive profanity, Deadwood is a western that’s sure to keep you watching for the full 3 seasons.
The show is set in the 1870s in a South Dakota mining town not part of any U.S. state or territory after the Civil War. Thus, the town attracts devious folks looking to take advantage of the lack of law, as well as those looking to cash in on a gold strike. Naturally, its chaotic, thrilling, and sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.
2. The Wire
If drug shows are your thing, you’ve probably seen it. If not, The Wire is sure to have you wondering why you haven’t watched it sooner.
The show lets you in on Baltimore drug operations from the perspective of both the Police and the dealers in a way where you cant help but empathize with both. Each season rolls perfectly into another and you’ll really be disappointed when you run out of seasons.
3. The Americans
Soviet spies pose as an American couple with children in this drama. Their relationship starts as an arranged marriage but they end up falling for each other more and more as the show goes on. When the requirements of their job takes a toll on their relationship they make plans to move home to Russia and those plans fall through. Their neighbor and best friend is a FBI agent ironically assigned the task of finding Soviet illegals that disguise themselves as normal Americans. What could go wrong?
Based on the Harry Bosch novels, A LAPD homicide detective stands trial for the fatal shooting of a serial murder suspect. A cold case involving the remains of a missing 13 year old boy forces the detective to confront his past. When it comes to police shows, this drama is better than any other.
Being taught impressive observation skills by his father, new found police consultant Shawn Spencer acts as if he’s psychic. Paired with his best friend, the duo take on complex cases and somehow are able to successfully aid in solving them. The show can get a bit cheesy at times but will keep you watching for the witty and dramatic moments.