As coronavirus sweeps through the world, you’re probably holed up at home waiting for the pandemic to pass. On the bright side, it’s a time when binge-watching all the shows you want is acceptable. We’ve got your back with recommendations. Here’s what we’re watching on Amazon Prime.
‘The Man In The High Castle’
What would the world look like if the Axis powers had won World War II? The Man in the High Castle, based on the novel of the same name by Philip K. Dick, imagines the answer. The series currently has four seasons so binge to your heart’s content. Read our review of seasons one to three here and season four here.
Creator: Frank Spotnitz
Cast: Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank, DJ Qualls
Seasons: 4 (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019)
Based on Garth Ennis’s comic series of the same name, The Boys is set in a world where superheroes are corporate, cash-flow-generating celebrities who exploit their power and influence to do some terrible things. If you want an action-packed thrill ride, this show is a good choice. Read our review here.
Creator: Eric Kripke
Cast: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid
Seasons: 1 (2019)
A recurring character in books by author Tom Clancy, Jack Ryan was a former US Marine turned intelligence agent with a knack for becoming entwined in terrorist plots. The character takes his adventures to the small screen in this Amazon original. Read our review here. Read our review of season two here.
Creators: Carlton Cuse, Graham Roland
Cast: John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce, John Hoogenakker
Seasons: 2 (2018, 2019)
‘The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’
A housewife in late 1950s and early 1960s New York City discovers she has a talent for stand-up comedy and pursues a career in it.
Creator: Amy Sherman-Palladino
Cast: Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein, Michael Zegen
Seasons: 3 (2017, 2018, 2019)
The story of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early twentieth century. The series has an entire six seasons of great drama and witty dialogue.
Creator: Julian Fellowes
Cast: Michelle Dockery, Jessica Brown Findlay, Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith
Seasons: 6 (2010-2015)