5 Must-See Shows Streaming on Amazon Only in February

I Married Joan
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February is indeed the cruelest month! The first seasons of these super-watchable series in the gallery below are available on Prime, but only through the 28th. Catch ’em while you can!

19-2 cast
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19-2

At Montreal’s gritty Station 19, city cop Nick Barron (Adrian Holmes) clashes with his new partner from rural Quebec, Ben Chartier (Jared Keeso). Both guys have personal woes but bring their A games against warring gangs, drug dealers and a department mole. Watch on Prime’s Acorn TV channel.

Mercy Street Hannah James
PBS / courtesy Everett Collection

Mercy Street

The period medical drama, inspired by real memoirs and letters, views the Civil War through the experiences of two volunteers at a Virginia hospital: New England abolitionist Mary (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) and Confederate belle Emma (Hannah James). Watch on Prime’s PBS Masterpiece channel.

Henry Louis Gates Jr.
PBS

African American Lives

Celebrate Black History Month with noted historian Henry Louis Gates Jr., who helps prominent people of color, including Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey, research their family trees. Watch on Prime’s PBS Documentaries Channel.

Safe House Marsha Thomason
Sundance Now

Safe House

Retired cop Robert (Christopher Eccleston), haunted by an old case, and his wife (Marsha Thomason) are convinced by his former colleague to turn their guest quarters into a safe house. Protecting the family they harbor becomes a deadly cat-and-mouse game. Watch on Prime’sSundance Now channel.

I Married Joan
Courtesy of Everett Collection

I Married Joan

NBC’s answer to I Love Lucy ran from 1952 to 1955 and starred Joan Davis as the energetic, absent-minded wife of a judge (Jim Backus). Bonus: Nearly every episode showcases over-the-top physical comedy! Watch on Prime’s Best TV Ever channel.