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Favorite new HBO sci-fi/fantasy show: 'Watchmen' or 'His Dark Materials'?

"Game of Thrones" is no more. Science fiction and fantasy geeks may be looking for another HBO epic series to watch, and the network definitely has you covered with "Watchmen" and "His Dark Materials." "Watchmen" is a sequel to the comic book, filled with complex characters and storylines and incredible performances. "His Dark Materials" is based on the series of novels by Philip Pullman. The epic is revered for its performances and visuals. Which your favorite new HBO sci-fi/fantasy show?

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Below is the synopsis of "Watchmen," per IMDb.

Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name, while attempting to break new ground of its own.

"Watchmen" holds a fresh rating of 96 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). The series is complex and layered, but fans can't stop watching the acclaimed "Watchmen."

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Below is the synopsis of "His Dark Materials," per Rotten Tomatoes.

An adaptation of Philip Pullman's acclaimed trilogy "His Dark Materials," considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction. The first series follows Lyra Belacqua (Dafne Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. 
As she journeys through the worlds, including our own, Lyra meets a determined and courageous boy called Will. Together they encounter extraordinary beings and dangerous secrets, with the fate of both the living?and the dead?in their hands. A star-studded cast consists of James McAvoy as Lord Asriel Belacqua, Ruth Wilson as Mrs. Coulter, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby and Clarke Peters as The Master of Jordan College.

"His Dark Materials" holds a fresh rating of 85 percent and an audience score of 92 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). The series garnered praised for its compelling performances and magical visuals.

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Favorite new HBO sci-fi/fantasy show: 'Watchmen' or 'His Dark Materials'?
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