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Old 05-21-13, 12:55 AM   #1
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The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

What are you all watching for free?

I was about to sign up for a month of Netflix to watch Spirit of the Marathon since I'm watching part II at the theater next month and was happy to see Amazon has it as part of Prime Videos.
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Old 05-21-13, 08:08 AM   #2
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Amazon Prime's strength lies in its TV shows: Justified, The Good Wife, Bunheads (Gilmore Girls 2.0), Suits, Grimm, The Shield

The "newer" movies are more or less the same on Netflix and Prime (Hunger Games, What to Expect When You're Expecting, Cabin in the Woods, Safe, etc; ) TBH, I mostly just use Netflix and have Amazon Prime as a bonus. I use it more now that I have a Roku 3 w/ that search functionality, but it's still my secondary streaming service.
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Old 05-21-13, 10:23 AM   #3
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Wow, they added a ton of crap since I last checked many months ago. I may have to actually use this now. My daughter will be happy they have wonder pets lol
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Old 05-29-13, 11:51 PM   #4
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

What's wrong with the current topic discussing Amazon instant freebies and interesting other things to watch?
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Old 05-30-13, 01:00 AM   #5
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Re: The Amazon Prime Streaming Thread

They don't specifically address what's free all the time for Amazon Prime, I think it's a different enough kind of topic.
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Old 06-04-13, 08:49 AM   #6
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Viacom made a deal with Amazon, so MTV shows, Comedy Central shows and Nick/Nick Jr shows will be returning there.

http://www.deadline.com/2013/06/viac...l-with-amazon/
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Old 06-07-13, 08:50 AM   #7
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Amazon Prime has the HD remasters of the first two seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation available.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00C30LKCC/
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Old 06-07-13, 09:43 AM   #8
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I've been catching up with season 1 of Copper (BBCA).
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Old 06-07-13, 09:57 AM   #9
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Some newer free stuff:
Downton Abbey S2
Grimm Season 1
Doctor Who Season 7 Part 1
Awkward. Season 1 and 2
Bunheads Season 1 (all episodes now)
Falling Skies Season 2
Hot in Cleveland Season 3
Alphas Season 2
Eureka Season 5
Justified Season 3
Good Wife Season 3
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Old 06-10-13, 01:18 PM   #10
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I'd recommend the second season of Alphas for fans of adult-oriented superhero fantasy. Yes, it does end on a cliffhanger that will never be resolved.
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Old 06-30-13, 06:50 AM   #11
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They also have a bunch of the older Real World/Road Rules Challenges available.
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Old 07-06-13, 02:51 PM   #12
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Rubicon is available. Fantastic one season series that did a slow burn over 13 episodes. The final episode was disappointing, but the first 12 were terrific.
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Old 07-09-13, 11:45 PM   #13
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In case anyone wants to catch up with Suits and Covert Affairs before their new seasons start next week, they are available on Amazon Prime.

Covert Affairs Season 3:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...&redirect=true

Suits Season 2:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...&redirect=true
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Old 08-02-13, 03:11 PM   #14
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Just finished up the first two seasons of Falling Skies last weekend. Might have to buy season 3 since it'll be nearly a year before it goes up on Amazon Streaming.

Also just finished up season 1 of Sons of Anarchy last night. I will probably take a quick break to rewatch Breaking Bad season 5 part 1 on Netflix, before returning to SoA to hopefully catch up before it returns for the new season.
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Old 08-18-13, 11:33 PM   #15
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Just noticed that Paprika is on here, been meaning to rewatch it for some time. It's the subbed version.

It's Ghost in the Shell to Inception's Matrix. If that makes any sense.




Also happy to see Audition and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer on there.

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Old 08-19-13, 12:51 AM   #16
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I finished up Justified season 3 this past week. Gonna obviously wait a bit before they make season 4 available for PRIME. Started Suits season 2 in the meantime. I did watch the first episode of Falling Skies but am not sure I want to keep going, because I was not impressed at all by it.
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It's Ghost in the Shell to Inception's Matrix. If that makes any sense.
It does not. But you just sold me on it. Watching now.
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Old 08-25-13, 04:24 PM   #18
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I've been watching some of the BBC type shows my local PBS station airs but always interrupts for fund drives. Now I'm about a season ahead watching "Larkrise to Candleford" (yes I watch shows little girls like) and have been watching old Dr Who shows when the real Doctor, Tom Baker, was on it.
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I've been watching some of the BBC type shows my local PBS station airs but always interrupts for fund drives. Now I'm about a season ahead watching "Larkrise to Candleford" (yes I watch shows little girls like) and have been watching old Dr Who shows when the real Doctor, Tom Baker, was on it.
that is on before Eastenders on my pbs. Started catching episodes here and there, and like it. couple of hidden hotties on this show.
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Eastenders....I'd forgotten about that show. Used to watch when I lived in Northern Virginia/Washington, DC area. I suspect too much time has passed to even know the characters now. My local PBS is showing "Death in Paradise" after. OK I guess but I tend to watch it.
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Old 09-16-13, 10:59 AM   #22
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Thrilled to see they added season 5 of Pawn Stars. Now I suddenly have 50 new Pawn Stars episodes to watch.
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There's 50 episodes in a season?!?
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Eastenders....I'd forgotten about that show. Used to watch when I lived in Northern Virginia/Washington, DC area. I suspect too much time has passed to even know the characters now. My local PBS is showing "Death in Paradise" after. OK I guess but I tend to watch it.
Is that the show where one of the former cast members was decapitated by her looney bin brother?
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Old 09-17-13, 02:35 PM   #25
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There's 50 episodes in a season?!?
I was surprised by that too, but Pawn Stars season 5 has 58 episodes. They premiered 2 episodes a week for the good part of a year:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o...Stars_episodes

If you've ever seen the show, it's pretty clear that they could probably film multiple episodes in a day. The formula of the show is basically:
  • Person comes in with an item to pawn.
  • Employee discusses the history of the item and gives an appraisal
  • They haggle on the price. A price is agreed upon.
  • Person leaves and talks to camera.

Rinse, repeat a dozen or so times a day.
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