Last year brought about some pretty high-quality entertainment as viewers settled in for another year of pandemic-induced TV binging, but there’s one TV show that was superior to all, according to its Rotten Tomatoes score.
Hulu’s original series Only Murders in the Building received a 100% rating on the website and other critic review factors means Rotten Tomatoes has declared it the best show of 2021, and has recently been renewed for a second season. The mystery comedy/drama stars Selena Gomez, Steve Martin, and Martin short as three strangers living in the same Upper West Side apartment building bond over their obsession with true crime and a mystery in the building.
Other TV shows that made the top 5 list on Rotten Tomatoes may not be as familiar sounding, so this keep reading and you might discover your new favorite show.
The Top 5 TV Shows of 2021 According to Rotten Tomatoes and Where to Stream them
- Only Murders in the Building – Stream on Hulu
Only Murders in the Building‘s silly approach to true crime obsessives is at once hilarious and insightful, thanks in large part to its extremely charming central trio.
2. Hacks – Stream on HBO Max
A prickling debut that pulls few punches, Hacks deftly balances its sharp critiques of the comedy world with more intimate moments, all the while giving the incomparable Jean Smart a role worthy of her talents — and an excellent partner in Hannah Einbinder
3. We Are Lady Parts – Stream on Peacock
Infectious energy, great songs, and a magnetic cast come together to make We Are Lady Parts a rocking comedy that is as subversive as it is hilarious.
4. Yellowjackets – Stream on SHOWTIME
A genre mashup that blends smoothly, Yellowjackets presents an absorbing mystery with plenty of sting.
5. Mythic Quest Season 2 – Stream on Apple TV+
Smartly written, sharply performed, and sentimental without losing its sense of humor, Mythic Quest‘s stellar second season solidifies its place as one of TV’s best workplace comedies