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The Best Based on Books TV Shows on Showtime

Finding a good Based on Books TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based on Books TV shows of all time streaming on Showtime.

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1. Dexter

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93/100
Year: 2006-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 8
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for the Miami Metro Police also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

Where to Watch: 2 episodes (2%) are available to watch free online (Showtime & ABC News). 96 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV & Showtime). 96 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 96 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. The Good Lord Bird

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Year: 2020-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, History

What it's about: Enslaved teenager Henry Shackleford, aka Little Onion, becomes a member in abolitionist John Brown’s motley family during the Bleeding Kansas era before the Civil War.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (14%) are available to watch free online (Showtime). 7 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV & Showtime). 7 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 7 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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3. Patrick Melrose

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Year: 2018-2021Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV, Showtime & 1 other). 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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