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Media The Best Dramatic Web Series  

Logan Rapp
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One thing that's becoming clear these days is that good drama shows aren't just on cable TV. They're available on the web as well, through outlets like YouTube, Crackle, Hulu, and more. There are tons of dramatic web series out there for you to choose from, and more still that you may not have heard yet. We put together a list of the best dramatic web series out there to highlight a few of the coolest dramas on the Internet. 

Whether you're more into recent, younger-skewing dramas like Carmilla, or action sci-fi original series like Sync, there are some truly unique series for you to choose from! Looking for some good horror? Check out BlackboxTV, with its wide array of series and one-shot horror shorts. Wanting an epic sci-fi fantasy series? H+ The Digital Series is right up your alley. When you're looking for a good drama web series, this list has a little bit of everything. 

Vote up the best dramatic web series below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 
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HudsonBrown added Gracey 101 Gracey Young comes to Pacific Coast Academy hoping to become the new it-girl, instead, she finds a group of guys.

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Anyone But Me This lesbian teen drama takes place in a post-9/11 New York. A young woman is thriving as a lesbian in the city, but when she's forced to move to a smaller town, she has to return to the closet. YouTube Channel

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BlackboxTV This YouTube Channel has a number of series, as well as many one-shot horror shorts.  YouTube Channel

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Lonelygirl15 One of the original web series on YouTube, this 1st-POV series follows a young girl as she runs from an evil religious order.  YouTube Channel

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The Lizzie Bennet Diaries This vlog-style series is a modernized adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.  YouTube Channel

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Carmilla This young lesbian vampire web series is about a young woman who has just started school when suddenly, her roommate goes missing. YouTube Channel 

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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn This series takes place in the Halo universe, where USNC cadets have to face a Covenant army before their training is complete.  YouTube Channel

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Pioneer One This sci-fi series follows an underfunded Homeland Security field office when an unknown space object crash lands in their jurisdiction.  YouTube Channel

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The Booth at the End This fantasy/drama web series is about seemingly random strangers who enter into a Faustian pact with a stranger seated at the booth at the end of an American diner.  Hulu Channel

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Continuum Continuum is about a young woman who wakes up on a spaceship with no memory of who she is or why she's there.  YouTube Channel

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Adi Shankar's Bootleg Universe A series of dark reimaginings of pop culture movies and TV series, this web series has taken things like Power Rangers to their dark extreme. YouTube Channel

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The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy is a heartfelt series that follows a modernized version of the Peter Pan universe.  YouTube Channel

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The Bannen Way This crime-action series follows a third-generation con man who's trying to get out of the game, if he could just get out of his own way.  Crackle Link

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Frankenstein, MD This web series is a modernized retelling of the classic Frankenstein novel.  YouTube Channel 

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Compulsions This thrilling web series follows a young admitted sadist who puts his desires to use as a professional interrogator.  YouTube Channel

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CELL: The Series This dramatic web series is about two people who wake up in separate cells with no idea why.  YouTube Channel 

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Sam Has 7 Friends This thriller web series is about a young woman and her seven friends, one of whom will kill her.  YouTube Channel 

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Sorority Forever This dramatic web series follows four incoming freshman joining the "hottest sorority on campus."  WB Link

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RCVR This X-Files inspired series follows a pair of agents investigating and covering up extraterrestrial encounters.  YouTube Channel 

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The Steps A noir web series, The Steps follows Charlie, a lowlife private investigator in recovery who moves to a new town under an assumed name to evade his criminal past. YouTube Channel

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Angel of Death This action series stars Zoe Bell as an assassin bent on revenge against her former employers.  Crackle Link

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Leap Year This award-winning dramedy series is about a startup company that just can't seem to get its act together.  YouTube Channel

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Prom Queen This thriller web series starts with a mysterious text message telling a young man that he is going to kill his high school prom queen.  YouTube Playlist 

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Producing Juliet This dramatic web series follows a young woman who works through her relationship issues through her work in a play.  YouTube Channel

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H+ The Digital Series H+ is a sci-fi series where a cataclysmic technological event sends the entire world into chaos.  YouTube Channel

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Battlestar Galactica: The Face of the Enemy This web series bridges the gaps between seasons of the television series Battlestar Galactica.  YouTube Playlist

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Mortal Kombat: Legacy This action web series is an even darker imagining of the classic fighter game series.  YouTube Channel

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Squaresville This teen dramedy follows two young women as they start to grow up in suburbia.  YouTube Channel

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Sync This action series follows an operative who can switch between copies of his body at will.  YouTube Playlist