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(Pocket-lint) - Looking for a great new TV series to binge watch on Amazon Prime Video? You've come to the right place. This is the Pocket-lint team's list of amazing shows available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.

If it's on our list, at least one member of the Pocket-lint team has watched the show and would recommend it. There's a range of shows suited to a range of tastes, whether you fancy yourself a detective or a romantic, so you should find at least one show you'll enjoy watching every night for the next few weeks.

Under each show, you'll find the number of seasons, the typical episode length and how many episodes in total so you can gauge how long it will take you to get through the show, ready for your next binge.

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The Wheel of Time

  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 8
  • Episode length: 54 minutes
  • Similar to: Carnival Row, Good Omens, The Expanse

Based on a book series by Robert Jordan, The Wheel of Time is set in a fantasy world where magic exists, but only for some. The first season is based on the first book - The Eye of the World - and follows a woman called Moiraine and five men and women she encounters. A season 2 is confirmed.

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The Expanse

Seasons: 6
Episodes: 62
Episode length: 48 minutes
Similar to: The Boys, The Wheel of Time

The Expanse follows the crew of the Rocinante as it skirts with death, gets thrown into adventures and involved in some pretty tense political battles. 
The sixth and final season sees Mars and Earth form an unlikely alliance to face the threat of Marco Inaros' fleet of space pirates.

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Clarkson's Farm

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 8
Episode length: 54 minutes
Similar to: The Grand Tour, James May Our Man in Japan

Clarkson's Farm follows a year in the life of unlikely farmer Jeremy Clarkson as him and his group of agricultural associates, including a guy called Caleb, run a farm in the country, dealing with bad weather, naughty animals and unresponsive crops. 

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Solos

  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 7
  • Episode length: minutes
  • Similar to: Modern Love, Nine Perfect Strangers

Solos is a seven-part anthology series that follows seven unique character-driven stories, each starting off on an adventure in uncertain future. The series highlights the connection through the human experience, even during our most isolate moments. 

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Nine Perfect Strangers

  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 8
  • Episode length: 43 minutes
  • Similar to: Modern Love, Only Murders in the Building, The White Lotus

Nine Perfect Strangers focuses on nine stressed city dwellers that head to a boutique health and wellness centre called Tranquillum House in a bid to find healing and total transformation. Of course, nothing is ever as it seems. This is a mini-series so a second season is unlikely.

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Bosch

  • Seasons: 7
  • Episodes: 68
  • Episode length: 47 minutes
  • Similar to: The Killing, Sneaky Pete, Ray Donovan, Goliath

Based on Michael Connelly's novels, the series Bosch follows LAPD homocide detective Harry Bosch working to solve various cases, whilst also standing trial for the fatal shooting of a serial murder suspect. No more seasons, though a spin off is said to be in the making.

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Jack Ryan

  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes: 16
  • Episode length: 60 minutes
  • Similar to: All the Devil's Men, Mile 22, Treadstone

CIA analyst - Jack Ryan - discovers a pattern in terrorist communication in a series of suspicious bank transfers. His discovery thrusts him from his office desk job to the centre of a dangerous field assignment in the hunt for a rising terrorist plotting an attack on the US and allies. A season 3 is confirmed but there's no date for release as yet.

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Little Fires Everywhere

  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 8
  • Episode length: 60 minutes
  • Similar to: Big Little Lies, Dead to Me, Shaerp Objects, Modern Love

Little Fires Everywhere is a miniseries based on the 2017 book by Celeste NG. It follows the intertwined lives and fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and mother Mia Warren and her daughter Pearl Warren. A season two isn't on the cards at the moment.

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The Grand Tour

  • Seasons: 3, plus The Grand Tour Presents installments
  • Episodes: 42
  • Episode length: 60 minutes
  • Similar to: The Grand Tour Presents, The Great Escapists, James May Our Man In Japan 

The Grand Tour follows Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May on their adventures across the world driving - and adapting - various cars and testing them to their limits. The latest installment is The Grand Tour Presents Carnage A Trois.

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Preacher

  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes: 43
  • Episode length: 60 minutes
  • Similar to: American Gods, Good Omens, Legion

Following a supernatural event at his church, a preacher - Jesse Custer - who has a drinking problem and a loss of faith, enlists the help of a vampire and his ex to find God. No more seasons.

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This is Us

  • Seasons: 5
  • Episodes: 86
  • Episode length: 45 minutes
  • Similar to: Brothers and Sisters, Modern Family, Life in Pieces

This is Us focuses on a unique set of triplets - Kevin, Kate and Randall - and their parents - Rebecca and Jack Pearson, all of whom were born on the same day. A season 6 is coming.

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Vikings

  • Seasons: 6
  • Episodes: 89
  • Episode length: 45 minutes
  • Similar to: Game of Thrones, Boudica, Rise of the Viking

Vikings is The History Channel's scripted series following Ragnar Lothbrok - descendant of Odin and god of wars and warriors - and his determination to become King of the Vikings. No more seasons.

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The Boys

  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes: 16
  • Episode length: 60 minutes
  • Similar to: Invincible, American Gods, The Tick

The Boys is a series following a group of vigilantes, known as The Boys, who make it their mission to take down corrupt superheroes that have embraced their darker sides. A season 3 is coming.

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The Man in the High Castle

  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes: 40
  • Episode length: 60 minutes
  • Similar to: Hunters, Hitler: The Rise of Evil, Jack Ryan

The Man in the High Castle is a based on Philip K. Dick's novel exploring what America would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII and Japan and Germany ruled. No more seasons.

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Sneaky Pete

  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes: 30
  • Episode length: 60 minutes
  • Similar to: Start Up, The Infiltrator, Bosch

Sneaky Pete is about a con man on the run from a gangster, taking cover as his prison cellmate Pete. In his cover, he reunites with Pete's family who drag him into a world as dangerous as the one he is running from. No more seasons.

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Bob's Burgers

  • Seasons: 11
  • Episodes: 215
  • Episode length: 22 minutes
  • Similar to: Futurama, American Dad, Family Guy, Big Mouth

Bob's Burgers is an animation series focusing on Bob and his family who run their dream restaurant Bob's Burgers. Business isn't the fastest, but they remain hopeful. More seasons are coming.

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Grey's Anatomy

  • Seasons: 17
  • Episodes: 380
  • Episode length: 41 minutes
  • Similar to: Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, This is Us

Grey's Anatomy follows surgical intern Meredith Grey and her peers, as well as their surpervisors. It's not just their professional lives though, it's all the juicy bits from their personal lives too, naturally intertwining. A season 18 is out but not available on Prime yet.

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StartUp

  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes: 30
  • Episode length: 44 minutes
  • Similar to: Mad Dogs, Con Man

StartUp follows a desperate banker, an American gang lord and a hacker who are all forced to work together in an unlikely partnership to build a business and stay alive. No more seasons.

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Star Trek: Lower Decks

  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes: 20
  • Episode length: 30 minutes
  • Similar to: Futurama, DC Stargirl, Bob's Burgers, Star Trek Picard

Star Trek: Lower Decks is an animated comedy series that focuses on the support crew serving on the U.S.S Cerritos in 2380. The crew have to not only keep with their duties on board the ship, but also their social lives.

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Patriot

  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes: 18
  • Episode length: 57 minutes
  • Similar to: Sneaky Pete, Goliath, Hand of God

Patriot was created by Steve Conrad and it follows intelligence officer John Tavner who has to forgo all safety nets and assume a non-offical civer as a mid-level employee at a Midwestern industrial piping firm in order to prevent Iran from going nuclear.

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Below Deck

Seasons: 9
Episodes: 90
Episode length: 43 minutes
Similar to: Below Deck Mediterranean, Below Deck Sailing Yacht, Below Deck Down Under

Below Deck follows the crew on board a luxurious yacht and their charter guests. Each season focuses on one yacht and their crew, following them at work and at play. If you love it, there's a Mediterranean one too. Only seasons 1-4 are available on Prime.

Writing by Britta O'Boyle.
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