50 Best TV Shows on Amazon Prime Video Right Now

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Katherine Parkinson as Laura, Dino Fetscher as Stanley – Humans _ Season 3, Episode 5 – Photo Credit: Colin Hutton/Kudos/CH4/AMC /

43. Humans (2015-present)

3 Seasons

Created by Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley

Starring Emily Berrington, Ruth Bradley, Lucy Carless, Gemma Chan, Katherine Parkinson, Pixie Davis, Tom Goodman-Hill

Based on the Swedish series Real Humans, this British sci-fi drama makes us question AI and the future of technology. If you love the likes of Electric Dreams and Black Mirror, this is definitely a series that you’ll want to check out.

In the UK, the series airs on Channel 4 and it airs on AMC in the U.S. However, episodes eventually end up on Prime U.S., which is why it ends up on our list of 50 best TV shows on Amazon Prime Video.

The show has gotten better with age. While the first season was rated highly, it wasn’t as good as the second and third seasons, both of which are rated 100% by critics on Rotten Tomatoes. The ratings are certainly based on the acting, as some of the storylines are certainly ones you’ve seen before.

What’s interesting is the preparation for the roles. Gemma Chan and her fellow Synth actors went to a “Synth school” to learn how to grasp the idea of being a robot. You’ll certainly feel like you’re watching a real form of AI on the screen.

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