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The Best Hulu TV Shows 

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The absolute best shows streaming on Hulu, ranked from the most popular to the least by the Ranker community. This list has all the top shows that are currently streaming on Hulu, including Hulu original shows. Which show is the best?
 
Check out the list of best TV shows on Hulu below and vote up your favorite shows. You can also vote down shows you didn't like and add any others available on Hulu to the list. 

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The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
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Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski
The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood. In a dystopian future where women are brutally ...more

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Timeless is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
SJSAlias added Timeless
Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Starring Abigail Spencer Matt Lanter Malcolm Barrett
Timeless (NBC, 2016) tollows the adventures of an unusual trio—a history professor (Abigail Spencer), a scientist (Malcolm Barrett), and a soldier (Matt Lanter)—as they attempt to stop Garcia ...more

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The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Nathan Fillion, Afton Williamson, Eric Winter
The Rookie (ABC, 2018) is an American crime drama television series created by Alexi Hawley, based on true events. With dreams of being a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department, ...more

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
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Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack
Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The ...more

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Rizzoli & Isles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
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Angie Harmon, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill
Rizzoli & Isles is a TNT television series starring Angie Harmon as police detective Jane Rizzoli and Sasha Alexander as medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles. The one-hour drama is based on the ...more

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ER is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
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Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies
ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009. It was produced by Constant c Productions and ...more

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, NBC 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in ...more

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Endlings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Michela Luci, Oyin Oladejo, Kamaia Fairburn
Endlings (CBC/Hulu, 2020) is a Canadian television science fiction series. Set in a near future, Endlings centers around four foster children who discover they're not alone following the ...more
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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla
Once Upon a Time is an American fairy tale drama series that premiered on October 23, 2011, on ABC. The show takes place in the fictional seaside town of Storybrooke, Maine, whose residents are ...more

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Castle Rock is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
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Melanie Lynskey, Andre Holland, Jane Levy
Castle Rock (Hulu, 2018) is an American psychological horror web television series created by J. J. Abrams. Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series will intertwine characters and themes ...more

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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk
Firefly is an American space western science fiction drama television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon, under his Mutant Enemy Productions label. Whedon served as an executive ...more

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell
Arrow (The CW, 2012) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. Five years after being ...more

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Good Trouble is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Tommy Martinez
Good Trouble (Freeform, 2019) is an American family drama television series, and a spinoff of The Fosters. Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana Foster (Cierra Ramirez) move to Los Angeles and ...more

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook
The Office is a mockumentary that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is ...more

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#318 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #70 of 296 The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History #222 of 2,296 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
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Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman
Parks and Recreation is an American television sitcom starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. Created ...more

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Lie to Me is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines
Lie to Me is an American drama television series. It originally ran on the Fox network from January 21, 2009 to January 31, 2011. In the show, Dr. Cal Lightman and his colleagues in The Lightman ...more

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24 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard
24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each ...more

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Samantha Who? is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Christina Applegate, Jennifer Esposito, Kevin Dunn
Samantha Who? is an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from October 15, 2007 to July 23, 2009. The series was created by Cecelia Ahern and Don Todd, who also served as ...more

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The Path is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
The Path
Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, Emma Greenwell
The Path (Hulu, 2016) is an American television drama series created by Jessica Goldberg. A man (Aaron Paul) who converts to a controversial following suffers from a crisis of faith.

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Outsiders is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
David Morse, Joe Anderson, Gillian Alexy
Outsiders (WGN America, 2016) is an American television drama series created by Peter Mattei. Set in the fictional town of Blackburg, Crockett County, Kentucky, the series tells the story of the ...more
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The Act is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloë Sevigny
The Act (Hulu, 2019) is an American true crime anthology drama web television series. A girl's (Joey King) quest for independence from the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective ...more
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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy comedy television series created by Michael Schur. Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When ...more

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Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
MattJackson added
Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards
Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally ran for nine seasons on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as ...more

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen
Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more

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#28 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #26 of 217 The TV Shows with the Best Writingfeaturing The Best Characters On Modern Family

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer
Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more

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