Box-Set Bragging Rights: The 10 series every student should watch!

It’s a new year at University across the country, some of the greatest times you’ll have, but also don’t forget to get ahead and, let’s face it, you want the Box-Set Bragging Rights, so here are 10 series every student should watch as soon as you can, before the work load takes over.

To help you on your way, either click the title to go straight to the show, or just sign up here to join Amazon Prime Video! Don’t forget to have a read of my review of the all-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa which is great for 4K UHD TV as well

1.      The Walking Dead

Zombies. Fighting to stay alive. Crazy, unexpected madness. County Sheriff Rick Grimes, his wife, son and a small eclectic group try to survive constant attacks from zombies and other threats.

2.      Prison Break

Lincoln Burrows is currently on death row and scheduled to die in a few months for an assassination his younger brother, Michael, is convinced he did not commit. With no other options and time winding down, Michael takes drastic measures to get himself incarcerated alongside his brother in Fox River State Penitentiary.

3.      The Man in the High Castle

An Amazon Originals Series – Based on the legend that is Philip K. Dick and his award-winning novel, and executive produced by Ridley Scott, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States. Starring Rufus Sewell (John Adams), Luke Kleintank (Pretty Little Liars) and Alexa Davalos (Mob City).

4.      American Gods

This is something VERY special (our series review) indeed – When Shadow Moon is released from prison, he meets the mysterious Mr. Wednesday and a storm begins to brew. Left adrift by the recent death of his wife, Shadow is hired as Mr. Wednesday’s bodyguard. He finds himself in a hidden world where magic is real, where the Old Gods fear irrelevance and the growing power of the New Gods, and where Mr. Wednesday is building an army to reclaim his lost glory.

 5.      Mr Robot

Conspiracy? MR. ROBOT follows Elliot, a cyber-security engineer by day and vigilante hacker by night, who gets recruited by a mysterious underground group to destroy the firm he is paid to protect.

6.      The X Files

The greatest TV Series ever created? We think so… A young FBI agent (Gillian Anderson) is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent (David Duchovny) , but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena. Keep an eye out on the blog for our upcoming ‘All-time best The X-Files episodes’ later this year as well.

7.      Downton Abbey

 The Downton Abbey estate stands a splendid example of confidence and mettle, its family enduring for generations and its staff a well-oiled machine of propriety. But change is afoot at Downton – change for surpassing the new electric lights ad telephone. A crisis threatens to displace the resident Crawley family.

8.      Transparent

An Amazon Originals Series – When the Pfefferman family patriarch makes a dramatic admission, the entire family’s secrets start to spill out, and each of them spin in a different direction as they begin to figure out who they are going to become. Starring Jeffrey Tambor, Judith Light, Amy Landecker, Jay Duplass, and Gaby Hoffman.

9.      Outlander

Follow the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she meets Jamie Fraser, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, her heart is torn between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

10.  Casual

A bachelor brother (Alex) and his newly divorced sister (Valerie) are living under one roof again. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter.

All these sets can be found on Amazon Prime Video, to sign up click here and, quite frankly, there will be things you’ll regret in your first year but this won’t be it.

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