The BEST Hulu shows of all time

Every Hulu show, ranked

We've compiled the average episode rating for every Hulu show to compile this list of best shows!

Behind the Mask
star
9.17
41 votes

#1 - Behind the Mask

"Behind The Mask” is a comedic docu-series that dives into the colorful, unusual world of sports mascots through the eyes of four mascots: high school, college, semiprofessional, and NBA pro

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Caper
star
9.16
77 votes

#2 - Caper

With no financial reward for their heroics, four superheroes are forced into a secret life of crime.

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Zac & Mia
star
8.92
97 votes

#3 - Zac & Mia

"Zac and Mia", based on the novel by A.J. Betts, about 2 teens battling cancer in the same hospital. In the real world, Zac and Mia would have pretty much nothing in common, but in the hospital, where they're the only 2 teens on the ward, they develop an unbreakable bond. If cancer is the variable that changed everything, the only constant is their ever-deepening need for one another.

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The D'Amelio Show
star
8.90
3210 votes

#4 - The D'Amelio Show

From relative obscurity and a seemingly normal life, to overnight success and thrust into the Hollywood limelight overnight, the D’Amelios are faced with new challenges and opportunities they could not have imagined.

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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
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8.75
3420 votes

#5 - Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

Dr. Horrible, an aspiring supervillain with his own video blog, is attempting to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil (led by the legendary "thoroughbred of sin", Bad Horse), but his plans are usually foiled by the egotistical superhero Captain Hammer. Horrible's life is thrown for a loop when he falls in love with Penny, a beautiful and optimistic advocate for the homeless he meets at the laundromat, a situation which complicates itself even further when Penny begins dating the boorish, oafish Hammer after he apparently saves her life. Faced with the task of impressing the League, can Horrible overcome his own incompetence to ruin the day, kill the hero, and still get the girl?

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Futurama
star
8.72
37802 votes

#6 - Futurama

A late 20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the 31st century.

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Veronica Mars
star
8.63
7541 votes

#7 - Veronica Mars

In the fictional town of Neptune, California, student Veronica Mars progresses from high school to college while moonlighting as a private investigator under the tutelage of her detective father.

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Animaniacs
star
8.60
2518 votes

#8 - Animaniacs

The two Warner Brothers Yakko and Wakko and their Warner sister Dot had been created in the 1930's, but their cartoons were too screwy for the general public to handle. The three Warners were locked up in the studio water tower until they escaped in the 90's. There, they run wild, causing chaos everywhere!

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Horace and Pete
star
8.55
832 votes

#9 - Horace and Pete

The owners of a dive bar in Brooklyn, Horace and Pete, along with bar regulars share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar.

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The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers
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8.40
80 votes

#10 - The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers

The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers, also known as The LXD, is a web series about two groups of rival dancers: heroes (The League of Extraordinary Dancers) and villains (The Alliance of the Dark) who discover they have superpowers, referred to as "the ra", through their dance abilities.

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Love, Victor
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8.40
2285 votes

#11 - Love, Victor

Victor is a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation.

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The Path
star
8.40
402 votes

#12 - The Path

The Path follows a family at the center of a controversial cult movement as they struggle with relationships, faith and power. Each episode takes an in-depth look at the gravitational pull of belief and what it means to choose between the life we live and the life we want. The series blends elements of mystery-thriller, romance and the supernatural.

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The Bear
star
8.38
2150 votes

#13 - The Bear

The series follows Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto, a young chef from the fine dining world, who comes home to Chicago to run his family sandwich shop – The Original Beef of Chicagoland – after a heartbreaking death in his family. A world away from what he’s used to, Carmy must balance the soul-crushing realities of small business ownership, his strong-willed and recalcitrant kitchen staff and his strained familial relationships, all while grappling with the impact of his brother’s suicide. It's about food, family, the insanity of the grind, the beauty of Sense of Urgency and the steep slippery downsides. As Carmy fights to transform both The Original Beef of Chicagoland and himself, he works alongside a rough-around-the-edges kitchen crew that ultimately reveal themselves as his chosen family.

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The Confession
star
8.37
323 votes

#14 - The Confession

The Confession is a story of unique redemption and an exploration of good and evil featuring a hit man (Kiefer Sutherland), and a priest (John Hurt). The story begins on Christmas Eve, when the hit-man enters a church to confess his sins to the priest. Through a series of gripping flashbacks, the Confessor’s journey is revealed – laying out what has brought him to this moment and leading the audience to the dramatic ending where the man's chances at ultimate redemption hang in the balance. While at first the Confessor seems to be an evil, cold-blooded killing machine and the Priest the ultimate arbiter of good, as the series develops it becomes clear that both characters are much more complicated than either could have suspected.

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The Handmaid's Tale
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8.36
12810 votes

#15 - The Handmaid's Tale

In a dystopian near-future, the totalitarian and Christian-fundamentalist government of Gilead rules the former United States amidst an ongoing civil war and subjugates women, who are not allowed to work, control money, or even read. Widespread infertility due to environmental contamination has resulted in the conscription of young fertile women—called Handmaids, according to biblical precedent—who are assigned to the homes of the elite, where they must have ritualized sex with the men in order to become pregnant and bear children for those men and their wives.

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The Kardashians
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8.35
2061 votes

#16 - The Kardashians

The family you know and love is here with a brand new series, giving an all-access pass into their lives. Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, Kendall, and Kylie bring the cameras back to reveal the truth behind the headlines. From the intense pressures of running billion-dollar businesses to the hilarious joys of playtime and school drop-offs, this series brings viewers into the fold with a rivetingly honest story of love & life in the spotlight.

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Dopesick
star
8.28
1423 votes

#17 - Dopesick

The story of how one company triggered the worst drug epidemic in American history. Look into the epicenter of America's struggle with opioid addiction, from a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA, and to the opulence of "one percenter" Big Pharma Manhattan.

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Wu-Tang: An American Saga
star
8.18
439 votes

#18 - Wu-Tang: An American Saga

In the early 1990's in New York, during the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, a visionary musician named Bobby Diggs aka The RZA begins to form a super group of a dozen young, black men, who will eventually rise to become one of the unlikeliest success stories in American music history.

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Only Murders in the Building
star
8.13
4035 votes

#19 - Only Murders in the Building

Three strangers who share an obsession with true crime suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one.

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The Great
star
8.07
2177 votes

#20 - The Great

A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th Century Russia following the wildly comic rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great.

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Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers
star
8.06
54 votes

#21 - Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers

This docuseries captures the remarkable rise and unprecedented success of one of the most dominant and iconic franchises in professional sports.

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Blue
star
8.00
125 votes

#22 - Blue

Blue (Julia Stiles) is a mother with a secret life. She'll do anything to keep it from her son (Uriah Shelton). But her past has other plans.

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11.22.63
star
8.00
1277 votes

#23 - 11.22.63

Jake Epping, an ordinary high school teacher, is presented with a chance to change history. When a longtime friend shows Jake how to travel back in time, he tasks Jake with a mission he has been trying in vain to complete: stopping the assassination of John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. Jake quickly learns that the past does not want to be changed, and that his attempts to divert the course of history can quickly turn dangerous.

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Strictly Sexual: The Series
star
7.99
155 votes

#24 - Strictly Sexual: The Series

Strictly Sexual: The Series is a smart, introspective look at sex and love, in the vein of "Californication" and "Sex & The City." It explores dating in todays world with its comedy grounded in authentic situations in the areas of same sex relationships, the balance of career and love, and the challenge of what we learn from and bring to our friendships.

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Battleground
star
7.94
56 votes

#25 - Battleground

Battleground is a documentary-style drama television series created by J. D. Walsh streamed on Hulu. The show follows a group of political campaign staffers working to elect a dark horse candidate to the U.S. Senate in the battleground state of Wisconsin. Walsh serves as executive producer alongside Hagai Shaham and Marc Webb. The show marks Hulu's first foray into original scripted programming. It premiered online on February 14, 2012.

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The Orville
star
7.94
7177 votes

#26 - The Orville

Follows the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 400 years in the future.

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Reservation Dogs
star
7.93
800 votes

#27 - Reservation Dogs

Four Indigenous teenagers from rural Oklahoma steal, rob and save in order to get to the exotic, mysterious and faraway land of California.

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T@gged
star
7.93
171 votes

#28 - T@gged

A series of violent videos from an unknown user named "monkeyman" target Hailey, Rowan and Elisia. A group of high school students whose pasts are inexplicably connected. T@gged is a modern day thriller that explores the terrifying risks of social media in a world of anonymity.

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Looking for Alaska
star
7.92
1095 votes

#29 - Looking for Alaska

Teenager Miles enrolls in boarding school to try to gain a deeper perspective on life; after an unexpected tragedy, Miles and his friends try to make sense of what they have been through.

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The Looming Tower
star
7.90
870 votes

#30 - The Looming Tower

The rivalry between the FBI and CIA and how it may have inadvertently set the stage for Osama bin Laden and the tragedy of 9/11. Based on the non-fiction book by Lawrence Wright.

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Pen15
star
7.85
536 votes

#31 - Pen15

Middle school as it really happened. Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in this adult comedy, playing versions of themselves as thirteen-year-old outcasts in the year 2000, surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds, where the best day of your life can turn into your worst with the stroke of a gel pen.

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Difficult People
star
7.84
403 votes

#32 - Difficult People

Difficult People stars Klausner and Eichner as best friends living in New York City whose typical, irreverent behavior lands them in some very awkward situations.

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Little Fires Everywhere
star
7.83
1619 votes

#33 - Little Fires Everywhere

Based on Celeste Ng's 2017 bestseller, the series follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Set in Shaker Heights, Ohio in the 1990s, the story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.

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Chance
star
7.81
1014 votes

#34 - Chance

San Francisco-based forensic neuropsychiatrist Eldon Chance reluctantly gets sucked into a violent and dangerous world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.

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Taste the Nation
star
7.77
48 votes

#35 - Taste the Nation

Host Padma Lakshmi takes audiences on a journey across America, exploring the rich and diverse food culture of various immigrant groups, seeking out the people who have so heavily shaped what American food is today.

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Mother Up!
star
7.72
58 votes

#36 - Mother Up!

Rudi Wilson is a former record executive who decides to move to the suburbs and see if she can hold her own in the world of motherhood. What Rudi finds is that her hard-partying lifestyle, frequent drinking and tendency to use profane language don’t necessarily gel with the lifestyles of her neighbours in the suburbs.

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Solar Opposites
star
7.70
1844 votes

#37 - Solar Opposites

A family of aliens move to middle America, where they debate whether life is better there or on their home planet.

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UnReal
star
7.68
1890 votes

#38 - UnReal

Sexy, sassy and shocking; UnREAL peels back the shimmering veneer of the reality dating show to reveal how unreal they really are. Every character is manipulative. Every character is self-centred. Every character will stop at nothing to get what they want. Every character is unmissable. Unreal is unreal television and essential viewing. Set behind-the-scenes of faux dating show “Everlasting” proves that beauty is indeed only skin deep as a bevy of eligible beauties vie to win the heart of the requisite hunk, or via versa in Season 3 and find everlasting love. The girls think they all have a chance, but in reality, the producers know exactly who they want to be picked and will stop at nothing to ensure they get their final proposal.

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Marvel's Hit-Monkey
star
7.65
460 votes

#39 - Marvel's Hit-Monkey

After a high-profile political assassination goes sideways, an injured hitman hides out amongst a tribe of snow monkeys in the mountains of Japan.

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Ramy
star
7.63
614 votes

#40 - Ramy

In New Jersey, Ramy, son of Egyptian immigrants, begins a spiritual journey, divided between his Muslim community, God, and his friends who see endless possibilities.

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The Act
star
7.61
5954 votes

#41 - The Act

Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder.

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High Fidelity
star
7.60
659 votes

#42 - High Fidelity

A record store owner explores her past relationships in intimate vignettes.

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Mrs. America
star
7.58
575 votes

#43 - Mrs. America

Mrs. America tells the true story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), and the unexpected backlash led by a conservative woman named Phyllis Schlafly. Through the eyes of the women of that era - both Schlafly and second wave feminists Gloria Steinem, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, Bella Abzug and Jill Ruckelshaus - the series explores how one of the toughest battlegrounds in the culture wars of the 70s helped give rise to the Moral Majority and forever shifted our political landscape.

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Devs
star
7.53
2878 votes

#44 - Devs

A young computer engineer, Lily, investigates the secretive development division of her employer, a cutting-edge tech company based in San Francisco, which she believes is behind the disappearance of her boyfriend.

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Under the Banner of Heaven
star
7.52
714 votes

#45 - Under the Banner of Heaven

A devout detective's faith is tested as he investigates a brutal murder that seems to be connected to an esteemed Utah family's spiral into LDS fundamentalism and their distrust in the government.

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The Mindy Project
star
7.51
2617 votes

#46 - The Mindy Project

New York-based OB/GYN Mindy Lahiri can quote every romantic comedy starring Meg Ryan that exists. She loves the good ones and the bad ones, because the girl always gets the guy. Mindy is determined to be more punctual, spend less money, lose weight and read more books – all in pursuit of becoming a well-rounded perfect woman…who can meet and date the perfect guy.

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Death Note: New Generation
star
7.48
62 votes

#47 - Death Note: New Generation

The miniseries focuses on the three new lead characters of the film Death Note: Light Up the NEW World: Tsukuru Mishima, Ryuzaki, and Yuki Shien. Each episode provides backstory for one of the characters and bridges the 10-year gap between the previous films, which canonically took place in 2005-2006, and the new film taking place in 2016.

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Dragons: The Nine Realms
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7.47
261 votes

#48 - Dragons: The Nine Realms

Set 1,300 years after the events of How To Train Your Dragon, dragons are now just a legend to the modern world. When a geological anomaly opens up an immense, miles-deep fissure in the Earth’s surface, scientists from all over the world gather at a new research facility to study the mysterious phenomenon. Soon a group of misfit kids, brought to the site by their parents, uncover the truth about dragons and where they’ve been hiding -- a secret they must keep to themselves to protect what they’ve discovered.

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Catch-22
star
7.47
993 votes

#49 - Catch-22

Based on the acclaimed Joseph Heller novel, Catch-22 follows the adventures and misadventures of a US air squadron in Italy in World War II. Yossarian, a bombardier, whose frantic obsession every time he goes up on a mission is “to come down alive”. His odds of success at such a simple aim keep getting worse because Colonel Cathcart keeps raising the number of missions the men have to fly. More than the retreating Germans, the real enemy for Yossarian and his rag-tag bunch of friends is the bureaucracy of the military, inverting logic at every turn. The pinnacle of this is Catch-22, a military by-law which states that if you fly your missions, you’re crazy, and don’t have to fly them; all you have to do is ask. But if you ask not to, then you’re sane, and so you have to fly them.

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Harlots
star
7.46
647 votes

#50 - Harlots

Brothel owner, Margaret Wells, struggles to raise her daughters in London during the 18th century.

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