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Mr. Robot - Best Drama TV on Amazon Prime Video
LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 25: Actor Rami Malek attends SAG-AFTRA Foundation Conversations for ”Mr. Robot’ at SAG-AFTRA Foundation on August 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/Getty Images) /

1. Mr. Robot

Release Year: 2015

Seasons: 2 (1 available with subscription)

Creator: Sam Esmail

Starring: Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday, Martin Wallstrom, Christian Slater, Michael Cristofer, Stephanie Corneliussen, Grace Gummer

Is this real? Is Mr. Robot real? Now, fans of the series know whether the character Mr. Robot is real (Do we though?), but are we certain that a show this intelligent and enrapturing is real? The USA Network thought outside its summer escapism box for Sam Esmail’s aces hacker drama, and it worked out and then some.

Emmy-winner Rami Malek leads Mr. Robot as Elliot Alderson, a cyber-security tech by day and an underground hacker by night struggling with mental illness. When he joins the hacker group fsociety to take down “Evil Corp,” the lines of ethical boundaries are crossed and the revolution they seek becomes devastatingly complicated.

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Mr. Robot also stars Christian Slater and the underrated Carly Chaikin as Elliot’s fsociety cohorts, but is that really all they are? With an unreliable narrator and an unpredictable narrative, Mr. Robot challenges the viewer’s intellect just as much as it entertains with high-octane drama. Don’t miss the latest television phenomenon on Amazon Prime Video!