Because of the pandemic and the lockdown that came bundled with it, most of us have had our fair share of Netflix binges and prime nights, but all of this does become boring after a while, and as saddening as it may sound, it looks like that the pandemic is here to stay.
What should we do with all the extra time we have at our hands staying at home? Well, you can learn a new hobby, finally, start working out, or most realistically, you can explore different streaming platforms.
As most of people have already watched the best shows on Netflix and Amazon prime, something new is desired. For this, you can try Hulu! It’s a relatively new platform that provides top-quality shows on an on-demand basis.
It has a wide range of shows ranging from dark and somber themes to light-hearted romcoms. But we all know how much of a hassle selecting shows can be; at times, it takes even more time deciding which show to watch than watching the show itself.
Don’t worry, though, and we have compiled show the list you’ll be needed for your very own Hulu adventure.
The best way to describe this show would be to call it back to the future on drugs; this series took the characters of the movie and dumped them into a universe where dark comedy meets outrageous scenes.
From the iconic pickle Rick to some scenes in which you feel bad for laughing, because of this, the show becomes a roller coaster ride through Top and through. Its dark and adult-themed animation might come across as too gory, but once you get accustomed to show, you won’t mind them.
2. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
This show has almost become a pop culture phenomenon thanks to its cult-like following. This is not undeserved, though. Brooklyn nine-nine has given us the most number of iconic jokes, memorable characters, and hilarious quotes.
This is partly because of the extremely talented roster of the best comedic actors and partly because even though there are many police-themed crime shows, this was the first one to be comedic.
What do you get when you combine hit hip hop songs with a gripping plot? You get a hit show that both critics and the general audience love. Empire tells the story of the CEO of a record company by the name of empire entertainment has to decide the company’s fate when he gets to know that his days are numbered through a medical diagnosis.
Things get ugly when his three sons, who have their eyes on the company’s control, try various ways to get it. And the matter further complicates when the CEO’s ex-wife comes into the picture.
4. Broad City
This comedy show depicts the struggle of making it in New York City by telling the story of two girls’ friendship and the story of their friendship. Broad City is one of the first shows which took indie comedy mainstream.
This show is a sitcom that talks about the story of a group of parents concerned if their lifestyle is coming in the way of their children being able to find their cultural identity.
Usually, sitcoms that talk about social issues walk on a slippery slope as they might come across as too preachy. However, this show can showcase the complicated racial situation of America with comedic grace. Bleach- is thought-provoking without compromising on humor.
6. Angie Tribeca
Created by Steve Carrell and Nancy walls, this comedy show ends up being like the modern version of the naked gun, combining all the tropes in a hilarious parody that is hilarious yet true to its roots.
Rashida Jones plays the tough cop whose comrades keep on dying. The physical humor and sharp jokes elevate it from its status of being just another run of the mill parody show. The in-jokes about brandings make it unique as well.
7. Master Chef and Master Chef Junior
This show combines the best aspects of a reality show: the competitive nature of the show, normal people doing extraordinary things, and the power of dreams.
All of this, combined with lip-smacking recipes, makes for a thoroughly entertaining watch. Who knows, you might even learn a recipe or two by watching these amazingly talented chefs battled each other out for the prestigious title of MasterChef.
On the other hand, MasterChef kids take everything that is great about Masterchef and adds adorable children are making the recipes.
This may finally motivate you enough to get some ingredients and start cooking. Seeing these young kids display such passion and expertise is truly motivational. Gordon Ramsay is the host and judges for both the show; however, it is quite amusing to see how the strict Gordon Ramsay, who doesn’t hesitate to use cuss words for adults, is so patient and sweet with little children.
This series is based on the Margaret AtwooSeinfieldd novel Handmaid’s tale. The story is set in a dystopian future where a fundamentalist government named Gilead runs the world. This government is extremely misogynistic as women have been deprived of their rights and have been turned into reproductive vessels. Women are forced to be submissive through torture methods that include electroshock. At times this series gets so dark so that it is almost hard to watch, but this, in turn, makes for a very compelling show.
Taking inspiration from ordinary life, this show explores how Inconveniences and frustrations of the 21st century coupled with eccentric Friends can make even the everyday dull life incredibly frustrating and comedic.
Seinfeld is about the stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld who lives in New York with his strange friends, Who have a large influence over his life. Also famous for being a show about nothing, this show teaches us that life doesn’t have to be extraordinary to be interesting.
This semiautobiographical show stars Ramy Yousef as he Please an alternative version of himself. This show tells the story of ½ Egyptian and half American guy who is on a journey to find his spirituality in the politically divided New Jersey neighborhood.
Watch as Rami struggles to find his identity between Bing, a Muslim, and being just another normally 20 something guy. This show balance is itself quite well by being equal parts heartwarming and equal parts hilarious.
11. Shut Eye
Jeffrey Donovan portrays a washed-out magician who orchestrates several cons across the Los angles area. After getting a bump on his head, he begins to have clairvoyant abilities, which he uses to work as a psychic. This show has uniquely styled visuals, lots of violence, and comical cynicism. This dark comedy doesn’t fail to entertain.
Harlots tells the story of a former prostitute who becomes the madam of her very own brothel in 18th century London. As she struggles to better her station in life, she meets resistance from social pressures, religious zealots, and her biggest rival, who happens to be her former madam.
Described as a breath of fresh air and a bawdy delight, this show is thoroughly entertaining. This women-centric show talks about various themes like business, survival, and family.
13. Looking for Alaska
With an IMDb rating of 8.1 out of 10, looking for Alaska is the television adaptation of the Jon Greene novel of the same name that revolves around a teenager Miles Halter a.k.a. Pudge, who joins a boarding school in the hope of gaining a deeper perspective of life, looking for Alaska covers a broad spectrum of emotions through its mere eight episodes as the story transitions from being a lighthearted teenage drama to a melancholy tale dealing with the pain of loss. If you have read the book already, watching the series is a must.
14. Normal People
This twelve-part mini-series is based on the 2018 novel with the same name by the Irish author Sally Rooney as the name suggests; it portrays the story of two normal teenagers Marianne and Connell, as they navigate their final year of high-school.
They begin an on- again–off-again relationship that continues through their time at trinity college Dublin. With an IMDb rating of 8.5 out of 10, you are bound to enjoy this series on young romance.
15. The Path
This series follows the story of Eddie Lane, a member of a spiritual moment called Meyerism. After some revelation, Eddie begins to question his faith in the cult and tries to keep this secret from his wife, who strongly believes in the cult. The strong acting and the unique premise of this show makes it a must-watch. This show may start slow, but the build-up is worth it.
So here it is, the Hulu list you so dearly needed; now all there is left to do to grab some snacks, find a comfy seat, and binge-watch all these best shows on Hulu.
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