In his 2007 TED Talk, JJ Abrams discussed the "mystery box": a box of magic tricks he bought as a kid that he has yet to open, because the mystery is more exciting than the knowledge of what is inside. These shows follow people trying to open the mystery box, usually in a world of missing persons, time travel, and alternate realities.
Terrific premise--a Western-themed amusement park populated by robotic hosts where guests can live out their fantasies. The show is ambitious--tackling lots (too many?) Big Questions and delivers visually stunning special effects. Like Game of Thrones, the series relies on production value to compensate for sub-par writing as the seasons move on.
The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science. A rash of uncanny occurrences, however, begins to weaken the staff's faith in science.