What are the best Amazon Original series?

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    #1Bosch

    Bosch

    Bosch is a police procedural television series created by Michael Connelly based on his Harry Bosch book series starring Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector, and Amy Aquino. It was nominated for 43rd Saturn Awards Best New Media Television Series.

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    Kevin Johnson
    Written on May 24, 2018
    "Bosch is a great Amazon Original series. It has a 4.5-star rating. The series is based off a best selling novel as well."
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    #2The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a comedy-drama television series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino in 2017 starring Rachel Brosnahan. It won two Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series and Best Actress in Musical or Comedy category. 

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    Dong Zhou
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "I decided to give The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel a look after a friend said it's the best Amazon original series they've yet to see. I've watched good stuff on Amazon before so I figured it would be worth a watch. I was wrong. While some might see this as Amazon's best, I saw it as anachronistic and highly unrealistic, especially considering it's set in the 1950s. I'm tired of shows that insert present day values into the past."
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    #3Sneaky Pete

    Sneaky Pete

    Sneaky Pete is a crime drama television series created by David Shore and Bryan Cranston in 2015 starring Giovanni Ribisi, and Shane McRae. It follows the story of a con man named Marius who adopts the identity of his cellmate Pete Murphy. 

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    Diana Hughes
    Written on May 23, 2018
    "This is a very well received series with two seasons currently available. With an IMDb rating of 8.3 out of ten, this show certainly is in the running for the best Amazon Original series."
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    #4Red Oaks

    Red Oaks

    Red Oaks is a coming-of-age comedy television series created by Gregory Jacobs and Joe Gangemi that aired from 2014 to 2017 on Amazon Video. It stars Craig Roberts, Jennifer Grey, Richard Kind, and Ennis Esmer. 

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    George Arnold
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "The movie is a coming of age from the 80's. If is well put together and gets the era down pretty well. There is some good nostalgia in this but it did not appeal ot me personally. The environment and the people were ones that could not relate to. Glad to watch once, but would not see again"
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    #5Good Girls Revolt

    Good Girls Revolt

    Good Girls Revolt is a period drama television series created by Dana Calvo in 2015 with ten episodes starring Genevieve Angelson, Anna Camp, and Erin Darke. It was based on Lynn Povich's novel in 2013. 

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    Bruce Sandoval
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "While looking through Amazon's original series, I picked up Good Girls Revolt since it had extremely high ratings. Unfortunately this was a case of something being significantly overhyped, the script felt unrealistic, the characters were flat, and it was packed with annoying melodrama. Even if I had liked it more, the show ended up getting canceled halfway through the first story arc."
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    #6Hand of God

    Hand of God

    Hand of God is a psychological thriller drama television series created by Ben Watkins from 2014 to 2017 with two seasons starring Ron Perlman. It follows the story of a corrupt judge who joined an evangelical church. 

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    Evelyn Castro
    Written on May 20, 2018
    "Comrade Detective. Easily the most absurd entry on our list, Comrade Detective is like a buddy-cop movie, except those buddies are Romanian and set during the late Cold War. The Grand Tour. The Man in The High Castle. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. New Yorker Presents. One Mississippi. Red Oaks. Sneaky Pete."
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    #7One Mississippi

    One Mississippi

    One Mississippi is a comedy television series created by and starring Tig Notaro (with Diablo Cody) that aired from 2015 to 2017 on Amazon Video. It follows the story of Tig Bavaro (Notaro) who returns to his hometown in Bay St. Lucille, Mississippi. 

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    Andrea Snyder
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "This is a great TV series. It's really funny but a very specific sense of humor. If you like dark comedy and comedy for the thinking person, then you will enjoy this show. it's based around her mother's death so it's a little odd to be talking about it as a comedy, but you won't be disappointed. "
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    #8The Grand Tour

    The Grand Tour

    The Grand Tour is a motoring television series created by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May in 2016 starring Mike Skinner and Abbie Eaton. It won three Nigel Awards in Conversation Street.

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    Gary Garcia
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "This is a decent original series done by Amazon. This isn't for everyone but those interested in motor sports this is a home run. The show is interesting and the cinemtography is soem of the best I have ever seen. This show is defiantly worth checking out!"
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    #9Transparent

    Transparent

    Transparent is a comedy-drama TV show that started airing in 2014. The show is created by Jill Soloway and stars Jeffrey Tambor & Amy Landecker. The story revolves around a family man named Mort (Jeffrey Tambor) coming out as a transwoman. 

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Summary

Best What are the best Amazon Original series
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1BoschTV Shows 10 Paid
2The Marvelous Mrs. MaiselTV Shows 9 Paid
3Sneaky PeteTV Shows 8 Paid
4Red OaksTV Shows 6 Paid
5Good Girls RevoltTV Shows 6 Paid
6Hand of GodTV Shows 4 Paid
7One MississippiTV Shows 2 Paid
8The Grand TourTV Shows 1 Paid
9TransparentTV Shows 0 Paid
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