Ranking the Best Seasons of 'How To Get Away With Murder'

All the seasons of How to Get Away with Murder have been gripping, but which seasons really stand out? Annalise Keating is a great lawyer and an even better teacher, but her knowledge of the law's gray areas might just be too good. Some of the most memorable episodes of How to Get Away with Murder come from different seasons, so picking the top season isn't easy. Some How to Get Away with Murder seasons focus on investigations, while other good seasons reveal cracks in the justice system. To determine once and for all what the best seasons of How to Get Away with Murder are, let's rank every How to Get Away with Murder season from best to worst.

How to Get Away with Murder is a legal thriller starring Viola Davis. It was created by Peter Nowalk and produced by Shonda Rhimes. How to Get Away with Murder premiered on ABC on September 25, 2014. How to Get Away with Murder's sixth and final season premiered in 2019.

Vote up your favorite seasons of How to Get Away with Murder, and vote down any seasons that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you loved any individual episodes. Is your favorite season of How to Get Away with Murder not as high as it should be? Be sure to vote it up so it rises to the top.

It can be tough to put one How to Get Away with Murder season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.


  • How To Get Away With Murder - Season 1
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    The first season of How To Get Away With Murder premiered on September 25, 2014, and contains 15 episodes. This season focuses on the work of Annalise Keating and her interns.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Pilot," "It's All Her Fault" and "Smile, or Go to Jail."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    • Annalise chooses students to work at her firm.
    • Sam's killers are revealed.
    • Annalise confronts Frank.
  • How To Get Away With Murder - Season 2
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    The second season of How To Get Away With Murder premiered on September 25, 2014, and contains 15 episodes. This season continues to focus on murders, coverups, and investigations.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "It's Time to Move On," "She's Dying" and "It's Called the Octopus."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Annalise takes on the case of Caleb and Catherine Hapstall.
    • Rebecca's foster brother seeks answers.
    • Annalise learns the truth about Frank.
  • How To Get Away With Murder - Season 6
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    The sixth, and final, season of How To Get Away With Murder premiered on September 26, 2019, and contains 15 episodes. This season focuses on Annalise at rehab and on trial.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "We're Not Getting Away With It," "Vivian's Here" and "What If Sam Wasn't the Bad Guy This Whole Time?."

    Memorable moments from Season 6 include:

    • Asher makes a confession.
    • Annalise is put under house arrest.
    • Nate makes discoveries about Tegan and Laurel.
  • How To Get Away With Murder - Season 4
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    The fourth season of How To Get Away With Murder premiered on September 28, 2017, and contains 15 episodes. This season focuses on life, death, and lawyers.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "I'm Going Away," "I'm Not Her" and "It's for the Greater Good."

    Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

    • Annalise seeks treatment from Dr. Roa.
    • Annalise enlists the help of Olivia Pope.
    • Laurel goes into premature labor.
  • How To Get Away With Murder - Season 3
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    The third season of How To Get Away With Murder premiered on September 22, 2016, and contains 15 episodes. This season focuses on the trials and tribulations of Annalise.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "We're Bad People," "We're Good People Now" and "He Made a Terrible Mistake."

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • Annalise is accused of being a killer.
    • Annalise gets arrested.
    • Wes's killer is revealed.
  • How To Get Away With Murder - Season 5
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    The fifth season of How To Get Away With Murder premiered on September 27, 2018, and contains 15 episodes. This season continues to focus on the search for the truth.

    This season contains several memorable episodes including: "The Baby Was Never Dead," " I Want to Love You Until the Day I Die" and "Whose Blood Is That?"

    Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

    • Connor and Oliver get married.
    • Annalise hosts a holiday gathering.
    • Laurel and her son disappear.