Looking for the hottest TV shows to stream for free with Amazon Prime? Here's a glance at what you get with your membership.

One of the greatest perks of having an Amazon Prime membership is the unlimited access to amazing Prime-exclusive TV shows, HBO classics, and other fan favorites that you won't always find with other services like Netflix. Catch a glimpse at some of the best shows you should be watching on Amazon Prime right now.

Transparent

This Amazon Original Series follows a Los Angeles family who discovers that their father, a retired college professor of political science, is opening up about being a woman at heart. Struggling with their own lives, each of his children find their path to acceptance and personal happiness.

  • Years: 2014-2015
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Seasons Available: 1 and 2
  • Average Episode Length: 30 minutes

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Boardwalk Empire

Set in Atlantic City during the Prohibition era of the 1920's and 1930's, this gripping series follows the life of Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (played by Steve Buscemi) as he rises to power in his city. With constant quarrels with gangsters in a variety of illegal markets, Nucky must overcome seemingly endless obstacles to hold his title.

  • Years: 2010-2012
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Seasons Available: 1 through 3
  • Average Episode Length: 1 hour

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Downton Abbey

Set in a fictional Yorkshire country house, Downton Abbey is home to Earl and Countess of Grantham, their children, and distant family members. As the series progresses, it follows the lives of the Crawley family, their friends, and servants during the reign of King George V.

  • Years: 2010-2015
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Seasons Available: 1 through 5
  • Average Episode Length: 1 hour

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Bosch

Based on the best-selling novels from Michael Connelly, Bosch is an Amazon Original Series starring Titus Welliver as Los Angeles Police homicide detective, Harry Bosch. The story kicks off with Bosch working to solve the murder of a 13-year-old boy while standing trial for the murder of a notorious serial killer.

  • Years: 2015-2016
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Seasons Available: 1 (Season 2 premiers March 11)
  • Average Episode Length: 45 minutes

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The Sopranos

This classic American crime drama revolves around mobster Tony Soprano and his family as he struggles to juggle his home life with his criminal life. Mafia colleagues and rivals of Tony's family keep the story compelling with plenty of story arcs. The Sopranos is widely regarded as one of the greatest TV series of all time, winning a multitude of awards.

  • Years: 1999-2006
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Seasons Available: 1 through 6
  • Average Episode Length: 55 minutes

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The Man In The High Castle

Based on the award-winning novel from Phillip K. Dick, and executive produced by Ridley Scott and Frank Spotnitz, The Man In The High Castle is an Amazon Original Series that explores what the the United States would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the country.

  • Years: 2015
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Seasons Available: 1 (Renewed for Season 2, date TBA)
  • Average Episode Length: 1 hour

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Twin Peaks

In this classic series from the 1990's, FBI agent Dale Cooper leads an investigation into the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer in the peculiar town of Twin Peaks, Washington.

  • Years: 1990-1991
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Seasons Available: 1 and 2
  • Average Episode Length: 47 minutes

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Mozart in the Jungle

Winner of 2 prestigious awards at the 73rd annual Golden Globes this year, Mozart in the Jungle shows that what happens behind the curtains at the symphony is just as captivating as what happens on stage. This comedic drama intertwines love, money, ambition, and music, while the new maestro Rodrigo stirs up the New York Symphony.

  • Years: 2014-2015
  • Rating TV-MA
  • Seasons Available: 1 and 2
  • Average Episode Length: 30 minutes

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Arrested Development

Rational son Micheal Bluth takes control of family affairs after his father is imprisoned. Making life harder on Michael is his dysfunctional family and their idiotic, yet amusing shenanigans.

  • Years: 2003-2005
  • Rating TV-PG
  • Seasons Available: 1 through 3
  • Average Episode Length: 22 minutes

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Catastrophe

A Boston ad executive and Irish teacher hook up for a week while on a business trip in London when they later find out that their lust leads to a pregnancy, resulting in a whole new relationship together.

  • Years: 2015
  • Rating TV-MA
  • Seasons Available: 1
  • Average Episode Length: 24 minutes

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