If you’ve been watching the latest weekly drop, you probably already know about sci-fi shows on Prime Video. The good news is that Amazon Streaming’s back catalog is much better.
Counterpart is a must see and you should give The Expanse and The Man in the High Castle if you haven’t already. The quality is somewhere in between, but you might find a hook like British Family Among Humans, for example, worth sticking with.
These are the best sci-fi TV shows on Prime as of February 3rd.
Enclosed environments and an inescapable fog of mystery heighten the tension in this sci-fi supernatural thriller. Oil, Inc. Representative and scientist Ross Mason (Emily Hampshire, of Schitt’s Creek) boards a Scottish drilling rig in the middle of the North Sea. When the crew began behaving strangely, Ross took a close look at the air they were breathing.
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Rival star JK Simmons plays JK Simmons. Excited about this for a second. Set in Cold War Germany, this sci-fi thriller follows a lowly office worker frustrated by his grim life. Then one day – episode 1 spoiler – he’s teetering on the job and meets a better version of himself, but from a parallel world. Simmons’ secrets, tense action and masterful dual lead performances make Counterpart a must-see.
This sci-fi horror film centers on a small town full of mysteries and terrifying events. When a family gets lost, they are drawn into a nightmare involving deadly creatures and equally deadly townspeople. With enough intrigue in Harold Perrineau’s Sheriff Stevens to keep you hooked and a strong lead character, From is a charming and well worth the time. destination. NOTE: Only two episodes are available.
Stargate SG-1 (1997-2007)
Set a year after 1994’s Stargate, this TV series follows U.S. Air Force Special Forces as they explore the galaxy and protect Earth from aliens. The story of the star menace. The effect might not last, but the sweet nostalgia should make up for it.