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Here's 22 Classic TV Shows Available On Amazon Prime Right Now

Here's 22 Classic TV Shows Available On Amazon Prime Right Now

Considering the spare time a lot of us have on our hands at the minute, now is the ideal time to catch up on some classic shows. Here's 23 classic TV shows that are some of the best series on Amazon Prime Ireland right now.

Best Series on Amazon Prime Ireland

One Tree Hill

Seasons: Nine

Cast: Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, Hilarie Burton

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Plot: Half-brothers Nathan and Lucas attempt to deal with their lives and bond over their love for basketball in the small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina.

Rating: 7.6/10 (IMBD)

Mr. Bean

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Seasons: One

Cast: Rowan Atkinson

Plot: The childish Mr Bean uses his unusual wit to fulfil everyday tasks. But more often than not, he ends up creating trouble for himself and those around him.

Rating: 100 % (Rotten Tomatoes)

Grey's Anatomy

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Seasons: 16 (14 available on Prime)

Cast: Ellen Pompeo, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr.

Plot: Surgical interns and their supervisors embark on a medical journey where they become part of heart-wrenching stories and make life-changing decisions in order to become the finest doctors.

Rating: 7.6/10 (IMDB)

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Parks And Recreation

Seasons: Seven

Cast: Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Chris Pratt

Plot: Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat, wishes to help a local nurse, Ann, convert a disused construction site into a community park but deals with red-tapism and self-centred neighbours.

Rating: 8.6/10 (IMDB)

 

The Office (US)

Seasons: Nine

Cast: Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski

Plot: A motley group of office workers go through hilarious misadventures at the Scranton, Pennsylvania, branch of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.

 Rating: 8.9/10 (IMDB)

 

 The X-Files

Seasons: 11

Cast: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

Plot: Conspiracy theorist Fox Mulder and realist Dana Scully pull out all the stops as FBI special agents to investigate and get to the bottom of inexplicable paranormal cases.

Rating: 8.6/10 (IMDB)

 

Dawson's Creek

Seasons: Six

Cast: James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams

Plot: Two childhood best friends, Dawson and Joey, go through different stages of adolescence together. Their friendship is later tested when they both start a relationship with different people.

Rating: 6.6/10 (IMDB)

Heroes

Seasons: Four

Cast: Jack Coleman, Hayden Panettiere, Milo Ventimiglia

Plot: When some ordinary people inexplicably develop superhuman abilities, they use their powers to prevent catastrophes and save humanity from destruction.

Rating: 7.5/10 (IMDB)

House

Seasons: Eight

Cast: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard

Plot:  Dr House, an ingenious and unsociable physician who flouts hospital rules, clashes with fellow doctors and his assistants as he comes up with controversial hypotheses about his patients' illnesses.

Rating: 8.7/10 (IMDB)

Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Seasons: Seven

Cast: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan

Plot: Buffy Summers tries to live a normal life in high school while embracing her responsibilities and destiny as a hunter of vampires and demons.

Rating: 8.2/10 (IMDB)

Friday Night Lights

Seasons: Five

Cast: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford

Plot: A drama that follows the lives of the Dillon Panthers, one of the nation's best high school football teams, and their head coach Eric Taylor.

Rating: 8.7/10 (IMDB)

The OC

Seasons: Four

Cast: Mischa Barton, Adam Brody, Peter Gallagher

Plot: A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighbourhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.

Rating: 7.5/10 (IMDB)

Lost

Seasons: Six

Cast: Evangeline Lilly, Josh Holloway, Matthew Fox

Plot: The survivors of a plane crash find themselves stranded on a mysterious island. They are forced to work together for their survival when they realise that they are not alone on the island.

Rating: 8.3/10 (IMDB)

Futurama

Seasons: Seven

Cast: Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

Plot: Philip J. Fry, a pizza delivery boy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out on New Year's Eve 2999.

Rating: 8.4/10 (IMDB)

Monk

Seasons: Eight

Cast: Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine

Plot: Former cop Adrian Monk was a star officer till he develops an obsessive-compulsive disorder. Now he struggles with simple everyday tasks but continues to investigate cases.

Rating: 7.9/10 (IMDB)

The Walking Dead

Seasons: Ten (nine available on Prime)

Cast: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride

Plot: A group of survivors led by police officer Rick Grimes travel in search of a safe and secure home after a zombie apocalypse spreads across the USA.

Rating: 8.2/10 (IMDB)

21 Jump Street

Seasons: Five

Cast: Johnny Depp, Dustin Nguyen, Peter DeLuise

Plot: The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young-looking officers specialising in youth crime.

Rating: 7.2/10 (IMDB)

Firefly

Seasons: One

Cast: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

Plot: Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.

Rating: 9/10 (IMDB)

Baywatch

Seasons: 11

Cast: David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Yasmine Bleeth

Plot: Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon and his team of lifeguards strive hard to control the crowds and keep them safe from the raging seas while also exploring adventures in their personal lives.

Rating: 5.3/10 (IMDB)

Smallville

Mike Ross, a talented young college dropout, is hired as an associate by Harvey Specter, one of New York's best lawyers. They must handle cases while keeping Mike's qualifications a secret.

Seasons: Ten

Cast: Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

Plot: A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville, Kansas.

Rating: 7.4/10 (IMDB)

 

The Vampire Diaries

Seasons: Eight

Cast: Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

Plot: On her first day at high school, Elena meets Stefan and immediately feels a connection with him. However, what she doesn't know is that Stefan and his brother, Damon, are in fact vampires.

Rating: 7.7/10 (IMDB)

New Girl

Seasons: Seven

Cast: Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield

Plot: After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behaviour very unusual, the men support her - most of the time.

Rating: 7.7/10 (IMDB)

SEE ALSO: 22 Of The Best Films On Amazon Prime Ireland Right Now

Gary Connaughton

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