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My TV Series Review of Amazon Prime's Upload Season 1 (2020)

However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived” — the things God has prepared for those who love him

-- 1 Corinthians 2:9

 


 

What do I think about the TV Series Upload Season 1?

 

I've just finished binge watching the first season of this Amazon Original TV series, Upload.  If you haven't watched it yet I recommend that you discontinue reading this article as I could mention some spoilers ahead and I don't want to ruin your experience.  You guys can watch it for free if you are a member of Amazon Prime via Prime Video or avail of the trial period here.


I got hooked to it because there's this element of mystery plus it had its take on its version of digital afterlife and the classic the underdog-wins-the-day vibe to go with it.   The story is about this software genius young man named Nathan Brown who was on the verge of becoming the next Mark Zuckerberg but before he a chance to become that, he unfortunately had a questionable accident while riding a self-driving car.  As he was dying on the hospital, he was asked to make a choice of going to the operating room to try and save himself or have himself uploaded to Horizen's Lakeview afterlife  where he will get to live forever in digital heaven.  

There he can continue to exist and be in contact with people who are still alive and those that are in the same program as he is.  This is also where Nathan gets to meet Nora Antony, Horizen's tech support angel. Nora is your good girl next door type of person and just like many struggling day to day to make ends meet.  She noticed some anomalies with Nathan's account leading her to be more extra curious about him.  This eventually led to her and Nathan developing to become friends and more.


They later on realized that Nathan's death wasn't accidental and as Nora helps him recover some memories back, they get entangled into a web of murder mystery.  Who wants Nathan dead and why?  

IMDB gave this is a rating of 8.0 and I think is fair enough.  Personally, if such option of living this digital afterlife was available, I wouldn't take it.  I would roll my dice with God's version of heaven than this.

In the TV series, the digital afterlife experience is really just an extension of your worldly life including all the bad things like income inequality, sexual perversions, etc.  Nathan learnt this later in the series when he opted or explored for a more affordable afterlife extension options.  If you don't have the cash to spend, then you lose all the perks as well to the point that it becomes way worse than what it is when you are living.  At least in the real world, it doesn't cost you anything to smile your problems away.

Season 2 will be interesting and I can't wait enough for it.  It will be great watching it with a fast and safe VPN connection like NordVPN.  Click on the banner below for special deals.

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This is all for now. As I said, the 8.0 rating that IMDB gave I think is fair and this should be a good series to watch.  Until then, keep safe and stay safe everyone.

God bless you all.

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