Fargo, Hulu’s all-time top show, is a crime drama based on the Coen brothers’ film of the same name. If you’ve seen the Coen brothers’ dark comedy, you’ll recognize the style in the show. Fargo is one of those shows that we can’t get enough of. Since the show debuted in 2014, we’ve watched each new season in one sitting and waited the next season with bated breath. Thankfully, Fargo Hulu is renewed for the 5th season, and it will be released anytime soon. We’ve listed 7 shows like Fargo Hulu that you can watch while you wait for the upcoming season.
7 Shows Like Fargo on Hulu
1) Better Call Saul
The first one on our list of 7 shows like Fargo Hulu is Better Call Saul. It’s a prequel to the critically acclaimed crime drama Breaking Bad. Both of the shows were created by the same producer, Vince Gilligan. Saul Goodman, a criminal defense attorney who we know from Breaking Bad, is the lead character of Better Call Saul. He is best recognized for his sense of humor and his hilarious dialogues with Jesse and Walter. So, if you like Saul’s scenes in Breaking Bad, we strongly recommend you to check out Better Call Saul. The show is rated 8.8 on IMDb.
2) The Sinner
Like Fargo Hulu, The Sinner is an anthology series. It’s a police drama TV series with the first season based on Petra Hammesfahr’s novel. Except for Bill Pullman’s role as the main character Detective Harry Ambrose, the whole cast changes each season. Harry specifically works on deciphering the motivations of murderers. The show was originally intended to be a miniseries, but it was so well received that it lasted four seasons. The Sinner is now available to watch on Netflix.
Mindhunter is a psychological thriller TV show based on the same-named crime novel. Charlize Theron and David Fincher, the director best known for psychological films like Seven and Gone Girl, are among the executive producers. As the operator team of the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit, two FBI agents and a psychologist, research the psychological conditions of serial killers. Mindhunter is now available on Netflix in two. So far, no information about the 3rd season has been announced. You should consider watching Mindhunter if you like Fincher’s style and are interested in psychology and behavioral science.
Everyone knows the infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar. Narcos is a crime drama television series that follows Escobar’s life and the show was filmed in his home country, Columbia. It has three seasons, the first of which premiered in 2015. The 4th season was released on Netflix in 2018 as season 1, and it’s titled Narcos: Mexico. If you want to discover more about the underworld of drug cartels, you should watch Narcos.
Homecoming is another anthology TV show like Fargo. It’s an Amazon Prime original series that’s based on the same-named podcast. The first season follows Heidi, played by Julia Roberts, who worked at a facility that helps soldiers adjust to civilian life. Heidi, on the other hand, left the facility and started working as a waitress. After some time has passed, the reason for her leaving her work at Homecoming begins to be investigated. Those who are interested in psychology will like Homecoming tremendously.
The other Amazon original project on our list is HANNA. It is based on the same-named film and follows Hanna, a 15-year-old girl, and Erik, a guy who worked for the CIA on a project to alter babies’ DNA in order to make super-soldiers. The series consists of three seasons, the latest of which was released in November 2021. If you like action dramas and coming-of-age stories, you’ll probably enjoy HANNA.
7) The OA
Every one of these elements, as well as mystery, can be found in this TV show. The OA, the last show on our list of 7 shows like Fargo on Hulu, is a Netflix original drama that is split into two parts. The first installment follows a blind woman who reappears after a seven-year absence. She picks the nickname “OA,” for her which stands for “original angel.” She begins to see after she resurfaces, which is unusual. In the 2nd part, the OA uses her supernatural abilities to travel across dimensions and help a private investigator in finding a missing girl.
Which one or ones have you watched on our list of 7 shows like Fargo Hulu? Which of these is your personal favorite? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section below!
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