Amazon’s new Pilot Season is now live. You can watch the five available episodes for free without needing to be a Prime member. Once done, you can take a survey, if you’d like, to help Amazon decide which of the five new shows will be greenlit for a full season run. The shows are The Legend of Master Legend, The New V.I.P.’s, Budding Prospects, Oasis, and Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Read on for a description of each show.
The Legend of Master Legend
This dark comedy follows Frank Lafount, aka Master Legend – a homemade superhero whose mission is to protect the people of Las Vegas from evil doers. Can Master Legend juggle the demands of justice and the even more complicated demands of his family members, who don’t see him as a hero at all? (30 minutes) Watch now
The New V.I.P.’s
Amazon’s first adult animated comedy show follows a group of low-level employees who seize control of a major corporation after accidentally murdering their boss. Oops. (30 minutes) Watch now
In 1983, three hapless city boys move from urban San Francisco to the stunning wilderness of Northern California and harvest a crop of illegal marijuana to the tune of half a million dollars. Oscar nominee Terry Zwigoff directs. (30 minutes) Watch now
Based on the cult-hit novel The Book of Strange New Things from Michel Faber, Oasis follows a priest who is sent into space to help establish a colony on a distant planet. What he ends up discovering not only puts his faith to the test, but also life as we know it. Oscar winner Kevin MacDonald directs. (One hour) Watch now
Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
It’s 1958 Manhattan. Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted – the perfect husband, two kids and an elegant Upper West Side apartment. But her life changes forever when Midge discovers a previously unknown talent and storms the world of stand-up comedy in this new show from the creators of Gilmore Girls. (One hour) Watch now
The Legend of Master Legend – Disconsolate.
The New V.I.P.’s – Disgusting.
Budding Prospects – Dismissed.