'Fallout': 7 reasons to watch Prime Video's new drama series

Fallout Has A Reverence For Its Source Material

Popular source material is a huge pull of Fallout and an important reason it was made. To succeed, the show had to honor one of the most intriguing game franchises. Luckily, Fallout was made by aficionados of the games, and their enthusiasm permeated the program.

The Fallout Show Doesn't Depend On The Games

Fallout doesn't alienate new viewers by satisfying gaming fans with references. That made Fallout approachable to the ordinary viewer, which expanded its audience and let it tell a tale independent of the games.

Fallout Balances Its Drama & Comedy Aspects Well

The show follows Fallout's legacy of scathing satire and offbeat humor. It can be difficult to add comedy to a dramatic story without cheapening the drama or failing the comic. Thank goodness Fallout balanced its serious story with unique humor.

Fallout Is Incredibly Unique

Even though dystopian video game adaptations like The Last of Us make comparisons more likely, Fallout has done the same. Fallout elevated its distinct environment and features.

Fallout Prioritizes Story & Substance

The Fallout show could have relied on the games' history and been OK. Retro-futuristic style, radioactive monsters and mutants, and more may have made the show a decent replica of one of the games

Fallout's Three Main Characters Are Well-Developed

Good story and well-written characters are needed to carry a show. Luckily, Fallout's large cast worked together to bring the wasteland to life. All of the show's key characters are well-developed and have intriguing facets.

Fallout's Lead Actors Give Compelling Performances

Characters are interesting because of how they're written and depicted. Purnell, Moten, and Goggins, Fallout's three primary leads, played their roles well and created realistic characters. Even the supporting actors gave the show's universe and stakes substance.