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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 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 Hulu’s original series include cartoons like The Awesomes and Fugget About It, 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. 

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
The Handmaid's Tale Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski The Handmaid's Tale is an American television series created by Bruce Miller based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Canadian writer Margaret Atwood. It was ordered by streaming service Hulu ...more

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Casual is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Casual Michaela Watkins, Tommy Dewey, Tara Lynne Barr

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Deadbeat is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Deadbeat Deadbeat is an all new original comedy series. Kevin Pacalioglu (series star Tyler Labine) may have no money and no clue, but he can see dead people, so that’s pretty cool. Faced with a constant ...more

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The Mindy Project is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
The Mindy Project (Season 4 - Present) 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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Difficult People is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Difficult People Julie Klausner, Billy Eichner, James Urbaniak

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Chance is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Sazonana added Chance hugh Laurie, Gretchen Mol, Paul Adelstein

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The Wrong Mans is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
The Wrong Mans 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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Quick Draw is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Quick Draw 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) 9 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
East Los High Alicia Sixtos East Los High is a teen drama web series produced/directed/written by Carlos Portugal and starring Janine Larina, Gabriel Chavarria, and Alicia Sixtos. The series is Hulu's first and only series ...more

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The Awesomes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
The Awesomes 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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Harlots is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Harlots 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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Dimension 404 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Dimension 404 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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The Hotwives of Orlando is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
The Hotwives of Orlando 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) 14 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
The Hotwives of Las Vegas Erinn Hayes, Tymberlee Hill, Angela Kinsey

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Mother Up! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Mother Up!

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Battleground is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Battleground Battleground is a mockumentary comedy-drama web 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 ...more

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Resident Advisors is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Resident Advisors Andrew Bachelor, Jamie Chung, Brigitte the Dog

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A Day in the Life is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
A Day in the Life 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) 19 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Spoilers 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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Doozers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Doozers Millie Davis, Trek Buccino, Jacob Ewaniuk

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Up to Speed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hulu Original Series
Up to Speed 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.