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8 Best Anthology Shows Ever

With a range of new stories in each instalment, what makes audiences return again and again?

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An anthology show specifically focuses on a new and separate set of stories and characters within each episode or series.

Over the years, the unique genre has grown in popularity, with shows such as American Horror Story and Black Mirror carrying a large fanbase all over the globe.

Audiences are immersed into a variety of different worlds: from other planets to dystopian realities on Earth. They can mix between genres throughout their run, and often end with moral twists in their tales that become addictive to guess in each episode.

In this list are a range of anthology shows that should be on everyone's watch list - from the beginning of the genre in the 50s, to the present day - that vary from British BBC shows to American Amazon Prime originals. Some of the narratives retell old author's stories, whilst others focus on unique versions of an alternate present day.

But which of these are worth the watch? Here is a list of just some of the best anthology shows ever made, and why you should make space for them.

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