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Hulu original series are dramatic, hilarious, and addictive - they're basically everything you want out of a television show. Some of the best Hulu shows are Hulu originals: brand-new, original content produced by Hulu, specifically for Hulu customers. You can't see this content anywhere else, but when you're watching the best Hulu originals, you'll probably forget that mainstream television even exists.  

Hulu is one of the top websites for watching hundreds of television series and movies instantly online. Their business model differs from Netflix and Amazon because they still depend on monthly subscribers and advertisers for all of their revenue. Limited commercials allow Hulu to fund and create more original content. These shows include hilarious story ideas from the biggest names in comedy, the cleverest minds in the entertainment business, and international writers and producers that help bring awesome content from other countries to your couch via Hulu. 

Among the many Hulu TV series are cartoons like The Awesomes and Mother Up!, talk shows like The Morning After, and comedies like The Wrong Mans and Deadbeat. There are also shows in the genres of science fiction, documentary, reality TV, teen drama, suspense/thriller, social commentary, and behind-the-scenes. Other must watch Hulu original series include The Handmaid's Tale, Future Man, Difficult People, and Marvel's Runaways

The original shows on Hulu are smart, entertaining, and groundbreaking in their respective genres. Hulu is likely to have a long history in original programming as long as they continue to take risks.   

Vote for your favorite Hulu Original Series below! If you don't see your favorite show on our list, feel free to add it. 

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The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
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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Castle Rock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
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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Future Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Luke Albright added Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe, Derek Wilson Future Man (Hulu, 2017) is an American comedy television series directed by Brandon Trost, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg. Josh Futturman (Josh Hutcherson), a janitor by day and a gamer by night, ...more

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Chance is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Sazonana added Hugh Laurie, Gretchen Mol, Paul Adelstein The Hulu original series, based on the Kem Nunn book of the same name. It focuses on a forensic neuropsychiatrist, Dr. Eldon Chance, living in San Francisco, who is semi-willingly pulled into ...more

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Harlots is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Samantha Morton, Jessica Brown Findlay, Lesley Manville Harlots (Hulu, 2017) is a British period drama television series inspired by "The Covent Garden Ladies" by Hallie Rubenhold. Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) runs a brothel in 18th ...more

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Deadbeat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Tyler Labine, Kal Penn, Brandon T. Jackson Deadbeat (Hulu, 2014) is an American supernatural comedy series created by Cody Heller and Brett Konner. Kevin "Pac" Pacalioglu (Tyler Labine) is a lazy slacker, and a medium for hire, ...more

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Casual is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Michaela Watkins, Tommy Dewey, Tara Lynne Barr Casual is a 2015 television comedy-drama series that premiered on Hulu. After learning her husband is having an affair, Valerie (Michaela Watkins), a successful shrink, files for divorce and ...more

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11.22.63 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
James Franco, Sarah Gadon, Cherry Jones 11.22.63 (Hulu, 2016) is an American science fiction thriller miniseries developed by Bridget Carpenter, based on the book by Stephen King. A recently divorced English teacher (James Franco) ...more

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Runaways is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner Marvel's Runaways (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. Six teenagers from different backgrounds unite against a common enemy — their ...more

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The Mindy Project is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ike Barinholtz The Mindy Project is an American romantic comedy television series that premiered on Fox on September 25, 2012, and airs on Tuesday nights. The series, created by Mindy Kaling, is co-produced by ...more

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The Wrong Mans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
James Corden, Mathew Baynton The Wrong Mans is a BBC Television comedy drama series, co-produced with the American online television provider Hulu. It premiered on BBC Two on 24 September 2013 and in the United States on 11 ...more

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The Path is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, Hugh Dancy 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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The Looming Tower is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Jeff Daniels, Tahar Rahim, Wrenn Schmidt The Looming Tower (Hulu, 2018) is an American drama web television miniseries based on the book by Lawrence Wright. With the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, the rivalry between ...more

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Difficult People is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Julie Klausner, Billy Eichner, James Urbaniak Difficult People (Hulu, 2015) is an American comedy series created by Julie Klausner. Julie (Julie Klausner) and Billy (Billy Eichner) are two struggling and jaded comedians living in New York ...more

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Shut Eye is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
JoeNapier added Jeffrey Donovan, KaDee Strickland, Susan Misner Shut Eye is an American drama television series created by Les Bohem, airing on the streaming service Hulu. The series centers around the life of failed magician Charlie Haverford, who now works ...more

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Quick Draw is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
John Lehr Quick Draw is a TV-14 television series created by Nancy Hower and John Lehr for Hulu. Lehr stars in, and Hower directs, this partly improvised half-hour comedy Western. The show follows Harvard ...more

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East Los High is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Vannessa Vasquez, Gabriel Chavarria, Danielle Vega East Los High (Hulu, 2013) is a teen drama web television series created by Carlos Portugal and Kathleen Bedoya. A group of friends at East Los High face the trials and tribulations of teenagers ...more

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The Awesomes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Rashida Jones, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers The Awesomes" is an animated show for adults that combines the thrills of comic book storytelling with the irreverent and inspired comedy that is the hallmark of show co-creators Seth ...more

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All Night is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
All Night Chris Avila, Brec Bassinger, Chanel Celaya All Night (Hulu, 2018) is an American teen comedy web television series created by Jason Ubaldi. During an overnight, lock-in graduation party, a group of new grads will do whatever it takes to ...more

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Light as a Feather is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Light as a Feather Liana Liberato, Haley Ramm, Ajiona Alexus Light as a Feather (Hulu, 2018) is an American supernatural thriller web television series created by Lee Fleming Jr., based on the short story by Zoe Aarsen. A group of teenage girls must deal ...more

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Into the Dark is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Tom Bateman, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Aurora Perrineau Into the Dark (Hulu, 2018) is an American horror anthology web television series. Each episode of the series is inspired by a holiday from the month in which it is released.

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The First is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Sean Penn, Natascha McElhone, LisaGay Hamilton The First (Hulu, 2018) is an American-British drama web television series created by Beau Willimon. A team of astronauts become the first humans to visit Mars.

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Freakish is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Leo Howard, Liza Koshy, Adam Hicks Freakish (Hulu, 2016) is an American television horror series created by Beth Szymkowski. Featuring several high-profile social media stars and celebrities, the series focuses on a group of ...more

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I Love You, America with Sarah... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Sarah Silverman, Mather Zickel, Megan Phelps-Roper I Love You, America with Sarah Silverman (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television late-night talk show directed by Allan Kartun. Presented by comedian Sarah Silverman, the show delivers ...more

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Resident Advisors is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Andrew Bachelor, Jamie Chung, Juliette Goglia Resident Advisors (Hulu, 2015) is an American comedy series created by Alex J. Reid, Taylor Jenkins Reid, and Natalia Anderson. The show follows group of resident advisors in a college

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Dimension 404 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Robert Buckley, Lea Michele, Matt Jones Dimension 404 (Hulu, 2017) is an American science fiction black comedy drama anthology series created by Dez Dolly and Will Campos. From outrageous horror comedy to mind-bending action ...more

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Mother Up! is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Eva Longoria, Jesse Camacho, Gabrielle Miller Mother Up! (Hulu, 2013) is a Canadian animated series created by Marnie Nir and Katherine Torpey. After she resigns from her job and her husband leaves her, Rudi Wilson (Eva Longoria) becomes a ...more

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Battleground is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Jay Hayden, Teri Reeves, Jack DeSena Battleground (Hulu, 2012) is a mockumentary comedy-drama web series created by J. D. Walsh. Led by campaign manager Chris "Tak" Davis (Jay Hayden), a team battles against corrupt ...more

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The Hotwives of Orlando is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Casey Wilson The Hotwives of Orlando is an American sitcom that premiered on July 15, 2014, on the video streaming website Hulu. Developed by Paramount Digital Entertainment as a parody of The Real ...more

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The Hotwives of Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Erinn Hayes, Tymberlee Hill, Angela Kinsey The Hotwives of Las Vegas (Hulu, 2015) is the second season of American parody sitcom The Hotwives. Set in a city where dreams and fortunes are made every day, meet a fresh batch of real ...more

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The Thick of It is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan, Chris Addison The Thick of It is a British comedy television series that satirises the inner workings of modern British government. It was first broadcast for two short series on BBC Four in 2005, initially ...more

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Hard Sun is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Agyness Deyn, Jim Sturgess Hard Sun (Hulu, 2018) is a pre-apocalyptic British television drama series created by Neil Cross. While investigating a death of a hacker in London, two police officers stumble upon proof that ...more

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Doozers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
David Berni, Trek Buccino, Millie Davis The Doozers (Hulu, 2014) is an American/Canadian computer animated series created by The Jim Henson Company, and a spinoff of Fraggle Rock. In the self-sustainable community of Doozer Creek ...more

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A Day in the Life is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Mr. Brainwash, Richard Branson, Misty Copeland A Day in the Life is a 2011 internet television documentary web series, distributed by Hulu as its first original long-form programming venture. The first season includes six episodes starring ...more

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Spoilers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Benny Fine, Rafi Fine, Nick Cannon Spoilers is a film review series that premiered June 4, 2012. The show, described as an "anti-movie review" show, is hosted by Kevin Smith and produced by Smith's SModcast Pictures. ...more

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Up to Speed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Timothy 'Speed' Levitch, John C. McDonnell, Jeff Doucette Up to Speed is a historical travel web series starring Timothy "Speed" Levitch and directed by Richard Linklater airing on Hulu.

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Behind the Mask is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Behind the Mask Chad Spencer, Jon Jersey Goldman, Michael Hostetter Behind the Mask (Hulu, 2013) is a documentary series created by Josh Greenbaum. Following the lives of seven mascots, both inside and outside the suit, the series focus on mascots in high ...more

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RocketJump: The Show is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
RocketJump: The Show Freddie Wong, Desmond Dolly, Ashly Burch RocketJump: The Show (Amazon Video, 2015) is a documentary series created by Ben M. Waller. A behind the scenes look at how short films are produced by the internet sensations from Rocketjump.