The 6 Best Shows on Amazon Prime Video in 2020

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Why are we writing an article on the 6 best shows on Amazon Prime Video? We’re doing it because cable TV is expensive. And unnecessary! You can cancel your cable bill and replace it with an online streaming service and not miss a thing. That will save you BIG BUCKS every month and give you access to some of the best tv art being created.

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Have you been looking for something good to watch? We don’t mean merely just something to keep you entertained. We’re talking binge-watching into the night, crying so hard you go through a box of tissues and sitting on the edge of your seat to see what happens next. With some of the best choices in comedy, drama, action, and romance, Amazon Prime Video has all of the shows everyone is talking about. If you’re looking for something that will entertain you, keep you captivated, and leave you wanting more, we’ve got you covered! Take a look below to find the 6 best shows on Amazon Prime Video in 2020.

6 Best Shows on Amazon Prime Video

Whether you’re looking for a comedy, drama, action, or dramedy, our list of the 6 best shows on Amazon Prime Video in 2020 has you covered. Each show on our list is rated 4 stars or more (out of 5) and features thousands of positive comments. Keep reading to check out what all the buzz is about.


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This show is freaking amazing and is easily one of the best shows on amazon prime. It totally deserves the Golden Globe it won and then some. It’s only two short seasons and the episodes are only about 20 minutes each so it’s a quick binge. It’s some of the funniest, wittiest writing I’ve ever seen on television. And it features one of the most likable, hilarious female leads of all time. Trust me, go now and SEE THIS SHOW! It will get under your skin in a beautiful way. And it’s one of the best series finales I’ve ever seen in my life. My elf wife wept tears of beauty.

Fleabag stars Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who also wrote all the episodes! She is an incredible talent on the screen and behind the lens. Wow, just wow. Go Phoebe, you get it girl! Can’t wait to see the movie you’re currently writing. The elf community stands behind you and are your numero uno fans 🙂

This show is truly something special. If you enjoy love stories and laughing, don’t miss this. Hey, even ex-president Obama recommended it!

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is one of the top-rated shows on Amazon Prime Video. It’s so critically acclaimed it’s even won 8 Emmy Awards.  The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is written and directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls) and it follows Miriam ‘Midge’ Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) in New York in 1958.  Maisel is a happy-go-lucky housewife who finally has everything she’s wanted; a husband, two children, and the perfect Yom Kippur dinners in their Upper West Side apartment.

However, things suddenly turn south and the perfect life Maisel always dreamed of turns to ash. Being left having to reevaluate her life, Maisel inadvertently stumbles into the world of stand-up comedy. Can a housewife find a successful career as a stand-up comedian? Did Maisel make the right choice? This hilarious comedy and drama is well-written, cast with talented actors, and is the perfect show to start in 2020. Find it now on Amazon Prime Video.


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Bosch is a drama series based around Los Angeles Police Department homicide detective Harry Bosch (Titus Welliver). Life gets a little complicated when Bosch is forced to confront his past when the remains of a 13-year-old boy are discovered, reopening a cold case. Just as this happens, Bosch is also standing trial in federal court for the murder of a serial killer.

Not interested in playing by the rules, Bosch will do anything that needs to be done in the name of justice. A brave new recruit, Julia Brasher (Annie Wersching), enters the already complex circumstances and catches the eye of Bosch. What will happen during the trial? Will they solve the cold case of the missing boy? Will Bosch and Brasher start to grown closer? You’ll have to check out Seasons 1-5 on Amazon Prime Video to find out.


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Patriot is another comedy-drama that follows the life of an intelligence officer John Tavner (Michael Dorman). Iran has threatened to go nuclear, Tavner must go undercover (non-official, of course) to prevent it. He takes a job at a Milwaukee industrial piping corporation in order to remain secluded and under the radar. The routine business trips to Luxembourg also help.

While he thinks his cover his too unassuming to be noticed, he soon realizes a European cop (Aliette Opheim) and his nervous co-worker Mr. Icabod (Julian Richings) might be on to him. While this show can keep you on the edge of your seat, it will also have you laughing out loud. Check out the first two seasons of Patriot on Amazon Prime Video now.

Sneaky Pete

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Sneaky Pete is a crime drama series created by David Shore (NYPD Blue) and Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad). The series follows Marius Josipović (Giovanni Ribisi), a recently released convict who specializes in being a con man. Worrying about a ruthless gangster attacking him once he got out of prison, Josipović decides to assume the identity of his former cellmate, Pete Murphy. He even goes as far as reuniting with Pete’s estranged family, who don’t seem to suspect a thing.

Pete’s family is an eclectic and dysfunctional bunch that threatens to pull “Pete” right back into the life he was trying to get out of. However, during the process, this family might actually bring all of the love to “Pete” he thought he had missed out on. Will Pete’s family ever discover Josipović’s true identity? How will Josipović ever be able to outrun his past or will he just have to learn to accept his fate? Find out all of these answers and more by watching Sneaky Pete on Amazon Prime Video.

The Boys

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The Boys is an action show mixed with a bit of dark humor or black comedy, as well. The series is based on a comic book of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. In this universe, superheroes are recognized for their powers and treated like celebrities and even Gods. A major and very powerful corporation, Vought International, owns the superheroes and works to market them and turn their existence into profit.

One group of superheroes, The Seven is led by the egotistical Homelander (Antony Starr) and backed by Vought International. While The Boys are another group of superheroes led by Billy Butcher (Karl Urban). Their focus, however, is a bit different. They formed as a vigilante group after growing tired of the corrupt superheroes who abuse their power. The series follows along as conflict ensues between the groups and new superheroes are introduced. Will justice win in the end? Should superheroes be treated like celebrities or Gods? Can The Boys stop the other corrupted group and takedown Vought International? You’ll have to go over to Amazon Prime Video to check it out!

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