The Best TV Shows on Hulu to Stream Now (2024)

If you've ever had difficulty keeping up with all the incredible shows available on Hulu, you're not alone. With new series premiering every month and old favorites popping up, the options can get pretty overwhelming. From Emmy-winning dramas to comedies that will keep you laughing all day, Hulu has got something for everyone.

That's why we've rounded up some of the best binge-worthy shows you can watch on the streaming service right now. Among newer shows like We Were the Lucky Ones and Faraway Downs, critically acclaimed dramas like The Handmaid's Tale and throwback series like Moonlighting, you'll find the perfect show to stream in no time.

Ahead, these are the best TV shows to stream on Hulu right now.

The Bear

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The FX on Hulu original The Bear immediately became a fan favorite when it premiered in June 2022. Emmy winner Jeremy Allen White stars as Carmy, a young chef who's accustomed to working in the world of fine dining. After his brother takes his own life, he must return home to Chicago to run his family's sandwich shop. Between an unruly staff and a rundown kitchen, he fights to overhaul the restaurant and repair his strained familial relationships. Season 3 dropped in full on June 27.

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Chewing Gum

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Before creating and starring on the Emmy-winning I May Destroy You, Michaela Coel dipped her toes into the sitcom scene with Chewing Gum. Airing for two seasons from 2015–2017, this E4 comedy series stars Coel as Tracey Gordon, a shelteredtwentysomething virgin who is eager to explore her sexuality and the world around her.

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UnPrisoned

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Inspired by the life of author Tracy McMillan, UnPrisoned stars Kerry Washington as relationship therapist and single mom Paige, whose father (Delroy Lindo) is released from a 17-year prison sentence for dealing drugs. To help him get back on his feet, Paige invites her dad to stay with her and her son in their new home. Catch up on the first season before the second premieres on July 17.

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Queenie

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Candice Carty-Williams' acclaimed novel finds its on-screen adaptation on Onyx Collective's eight-episode British series. Here, up-and-coming actress Dionne Brown takes on the titular role of Queenie — a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman residing in south London, navigating singlehood post-breakup as she seeks relief in some questionable places.

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Becoming Karl Lagerfeld

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Want to find out how Karl Lagerfeld earned his household name? Set in the early-'70s, this eight-episode miniseries stars Daniel Brühl as the 38-year-old designer as he cements his legendary status in Parisian fashion — getting into fierce competition with his friend-turned-rival Yves Saint Laurent (Arnaud Valois) while developing a passionate affair with a young dandy named Jacques de Bascher (Théodore Pellerin).

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Shardlake

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Adapted from C.J. Sansom's beloved historical mystery novels, this Tudor-era whodunnit series centers on lawyer Matthew Shardlake (Arthur Hughes), whom Thomas Cromwell (Sean Bean) sends to examine the death of his commissioner in the remote town of Scarnsea. Paired up with Jack Barak (Anthony Boyle), Shardlake's investigation is met with resistance and hostility from the monks of the monastery the commissioner attempted to shut down before his untimely demise.

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The Kardashians

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The Kardashian/Jenner empire found a new home on Hulu — and, bible, the vibes are better than ever. With new scandals surfacing, new and old relationships and individual career pursuits, the family never fails to keep you entertained with their luxurious, drama-filled lives. Binge the first four seasons before diving into the latest one, with weekly episodes airing throughout June and July.

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Vanderpump Villa

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Reserve your stay at the Château Rosabelle! This unscripted docudrama tracks a handpicked team responsible for executing a luxurious, top-tier pop-up venture led by The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills's Lisa Vanderpump. Amidst extravagant events and remarkable outings, the staff must navigate rivalries, romances and various obstacles to prove the viability of Vanderpump's vision for a full-scale hotel experience.

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Under the Bridge

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Adapted from Rebecca Godfrey's non-fiction book of the same name, Under the Bridge delves into the murder of 14-year-old schoolgirl Reena Virk (Vritika Gupta) in 1997. The limited series features Oscar nominee Lily Gladstone as a local law enforcement officer investigating the teen suspects, while Riley Keough portrays the acclaimed author — who died in 2022 — striving to uncover the truth.

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Welcome to Wrexham

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During the pandemic, Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bought the world's third-oldest professional football team — despite having absolutely no experience in the sport or having ever met in real life. Welcome to Wrexham chronicles the pair's attempt to create an underdog story for the team while getting a crash course on running a football club. (They got their wish — Wrexham secured promotion up to the English Football League at the end of April 2023 with a 3–1 win over Boreham Wood. An overwhelmed Reynolds and McElhenney were there to watch it happen.) The show's third season premiered on May 2.

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We Were the Lucky Ones

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Joey King and Logan Lerman take the lead in this limited series, following a Jewish family torn apart at the onset of World War II as they fight for survival and a reunion. Adapted from Georgia Hunter’s acclaimed novel, We Were the Lucky Ones debuted its first three episodes on March 28, releasing the following episodes weekly.

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Extraordinary

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In a world where those over 18 acquire their own superpower, a young woman in her mid-20s (Máiréad Tyers) has to grapple with never getting one and come to terms with who she was always meant to be.

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Life & Beth

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Inspired by Amy Schumer's real childhood, features the comedian as the central character, a wine distributor whose seemingly storybook life is shattered once she learns of her estranged mother's (Laura Benanti) death. Moving forward, Beth reunites with her sister (Susannah Flood) and strives to find a new purpose.

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Feud

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In another anthology project from Ryan Murphy, audiences are treated to a dramatized peek into some of history's most iconic rivalries. While season 1 explores the infamous '60s feud between Oscar-winning actresses Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon) and Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) during and after the making of their film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, season 2 shifts focus to the falling-out between renowned writer Truman Capote and his clique of socialites, a.k.a. the Swans.

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Abbott Elementary

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Quinta Brunson's mockumentary-style comedy, Abbott Elementary, follows a group of dedicated teachers who are doing their best in an underfunded public school in Philadelphia. Despite the odds seemingly being against them, these relatable educators go above and beyond the call of duty — all with a great sense of humor. So far, the show has taken home several Emmys and given ABC its highest ratings in years. Abbott Elementary has already been picked up for season 4.

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Not Dead Yet

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It wasn't that long ago when Gina Rodriguez was the face of the popular CW series Jane the Virgin, and now she's hitting the small screen once more with this charming ABC sitcom. Not Dead Yet follows the life of Nell Serrano (Rodriguez), a down-on-her-luck woman who restarts her career as an obituary writer and encounters the ghosts of her subjects, receiving advice from them beyond the grave.

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Fargo

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Based on the Coen brothers' revered 1996 classic, this satirical FX anthology crime series unfolds in the same universe, bringing forth new mysteries and characters each season. Available in its entirety, Season 5 starts off with the botched abduction of a Minnesota housewife in 2019, and features performances from Jon Hamm, Juno Temple, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Joe Keery, Lamorne Morris and more.

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The Artful Dodger

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In this follow-up series to Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist, viewers are introduced to Jack Dawkins (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), a reformed pickpocket–turned–skilled surgeon. Coaxed back into a life of crime — thanks to somebody from his past (David Thewlis, playing fa*gin) — Jack grapples with the burdens of a double life, all while navigating his romantic feelings for Lady Belle (Maia Mitchell), the governor's daughter determined to become the first female surgeon.

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Faraway Downs

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Baz Luhrmann, the director of the adventure drama Australia, is rereleasing his 2008 epic as a six-episode miniseries titled Faraway Downs. In it, a recently widowed aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) teams up with a skilled cattle drover (Hugh Jackman) to protect her ranch from barons trying to claim it.

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Moonlighting

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For the first time ever, this beloved '80s series is now available on streaming, with Hulu offering all five seasons. Moonlighting introduces us to Maddie Hayes (Cybill Shepherd), a former fashion model who falls victim to a financial scam. As she considers liquidating one of her last remaining investments, the Blue Moon Detective Agency, Det. David Addison (Bruce Willis) persuades Maddie to join forces and run the business as partners.

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American Horror Story

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All seasons of the American Horror Story franchise can be streamed on Hulu — from Coven to 1984 to the currently-running 12th season, Delicate (of which part two will air this year). The anthology horror drama, created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, has a repertory cast that features Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett and Evan Peters. The gory and sometimes disturbing over-the-top plotlines have earned the show and its cast numerous awards, including several Emmys and Golden Globes.

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Once Upon a Time

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Step into the charming coastal town of Storybrooke, Maine, where fairy-tale characters are suspended in time and stripped of their memories, all except for the Evil Queen, Regina (Lana Parrilla), who rules as mayor and author of the curse. Amid this enchantment, Regina's adopted son Henry (Jared S. Gilmore) seeks his birth mother, Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison) —daughter of Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Prince Charming (Josh Dallas) — to unleash her latent power to shatter the curse and restore the town's destiny.

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Only Murders in the Building

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All-star trio Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez star on Only Murders in the Building, following a group of true crime-obsessed strangers who are brought together by a tragic death in their Upper West Side apartment building. They use their knowledge of true crime to investigate what really happened — and find themselves entangled in a web of lies. With a different murder to solve every season, season 4 (premiering Aug. 27) will take place in a new setting: Los Angeles.

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Reservation Dogs

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Living in rural Oklahoma, four Indigenous teenagers will do anything to get to the distant land of California. They're willing to rob and steal in the hopes of getting their ticket out of town. But along the way, they must outsmart the junkyard meth heads and take on a tough rival gang. All three seasons are available to stream now.

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Futurama

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After concluding its 10th season in 2013, the animated sci-fi sitcom Futurama was revived by Hulu a decade later. The beloved series revolves around the adventures of Phillip J. Fry (Billy West), a pizza delivery guy who unexpectedly awakens in the distant future, where he joins forces with his colleagues Leela (Katey Sagal) and Bender (John DiMaggio). Together, they embark on package delivery missions across various planets.

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's 16 seasons are all available on Hulu — with at least two more on the way — chronicling the lives of a morally bankrupt foursome who owns the very unsuccessful Paddy's Pub. Mac (Rob McElhenney), Dennis (Glenn Howerton), Charlie (Charlie Day), Sweet Dee (Kaitlin Olson) and Frank (Danny DeVito)can never seem to stoop too low in their scheming. From gaming the welfare system to pretending to be physically impaired to impersonating officers, they'll do anything in the name of making a few dollars.

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The Great

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On The Great, Elle Fanning stars as Empress Catherine II, known to most as Catherine the Great. This fictionalized look at Catherine's rise to power all began with her hopeful arrival in Russia — partaking in an arranged marriage to Emperor Peter III (Nicholas Hoult) — and her discovery of a dangerous and depraved world that she vows to change for the better. The entire series (three seasons) is now streaming in full.

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Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields

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Decades after being sexualized as a young child actor, Brooke Shields is candidly reflecting on her life and reclaiming her power. In this two-part docuseries, Shields reveals personal insights into her career, past relationships, experience with sexual assault and much more.

Watch Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields on Hulu

Tiny Beautiful Things

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Based on Cheryl Strayed's essay book, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar, this Reese Witherspoon- and Laura Dern-produced miniseries stars Kathryn Hahn as a writer named Clare, who becomes an esteemed advice columnist as her personal life goes downhill. While reflecting on her younger self — played by The Wilds star Sarah Pidgeon — helping others also leads Clare to rewrite her own story.

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New Girl

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Who's that girl? It's Jess — and she's on Hulu now. This beloved seven-season sitcom follows a quirky educator (Zooey Deschanel) living in an L.A. apartment with several Millennial men (Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris). Whether you're new to the series or streaming it for the umpteenth time, this show is a comfort watch just waiting to happen.

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Normal People

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Based on Sally Rooney's eponymous novel, 2020's miniseries follows the on-again-off-again relationship between Marianne and Connell — played by Daisy Edgar Jones and Paul Mescal, with an undeniable chemistry — who find their way back to each other in different stages of their lives. Be careful, though: It's a stunningly steamy watch, yes, but it'll also brutally tug at your heartstrings in its subtle moments.

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Fleishman Is in Trouble

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Hulu's original series is an adaptation of journalist and New York Times staff writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner's 2019 novel of the same name. Jesse Eisenberg stars as Toby Fleishman, who is just beginning his journey into the world of dating after his divorce. But when his ex-wife drops their two children off with him in the middle of the night and then disappears, Toby's world is sent into a tailspin. Claire Danes and Lizzy Caplan also star.

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Welcome to Chippendales

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In November 2022, Hulu premiered the true crime miniseries Welcome to Chippendales, which Kumail Nanjiani both stars in and executive produced. The series follows Indian immigrant Somen "Steve" Banerjee, who becomes the unlikely founder of the famed male revue, Chippendales. But after the strip club becomes a cultural phenomenon, things turn shocking when his business partner Nick De Noia (Murray Bartlett) is murdered.

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The Handmaid's Tale

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The fifth season of The Handmaid's Tale wrapped up in November 2022, so it's the perfect time to binge before its sixth and final season. The series, based on Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel of the same name, transports viewers to the totalitarian society of Gilead. Elisabeth Moss stars as June, whose journey has spanned from merely trying to survive all the way to her quest for revenge amid a revolution.

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Ramy

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Ramy Youssef stars as Ramy Hassan, a first-generation Egyptian American living in a very politically divided New Jersey neighborhood. Constantly torn between his morally concerned Muslim community and his millennial friends living recklessly, he still tries to live life like any other twentysomething.

Watch Ramy on Hulu

Little Fires Everywhere

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Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington take the lead in Little Fires Everywhere, based on Celeste Ng's 2017 best-selling novel of the same name. Set in Shaker Heights, Ohio, in the late '90s, it follows the entangled lives of the seemingly perfect Richardson family and the mother-and-daughter duo who upend their lives. When things grow tense between the two families, shocking revelations are uncovered.

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PEN15

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PEN15 takes viewers back to their middle school days as comedians Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star in the adult comedy, playing 13-year-old versions of themselves. Set in the year 2000, the outcast BFFs take on all their middle school milestones together, from dealing with peer pressure to their first kiss.

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Under the Banner of Heaven

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Based on the best-selling novel by Jon Krakauer, Under the Banner of Heaven tells the true story of the brutal murder of Brenda Wright Lafferty and her infant daughter in a suburb of Utah. As the case is investigated by Det. Jeb Pyre, he discovers unsettling truths about the origins of the Latter-day Saint religion that come to test his faith. Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington and Daisy Edgar-Jones star in the seven-episode miniseries.

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Atlanta

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Atlanta is the place to be for up-and-coming rappers — and one of those aspiring artists is Alfred Miles. His manager is his cousin Earn, who suddenly finds himself in the middle of the local rap scene after returning home. Earn will do whatever he can to get Alfred his big break. Brian Tyree Henry and LaKeith Stanfield star alongside series creator Donald Glover, who took home a Primetime Emmy for his role in 2017.

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Schitt's Creek

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Schitt's Creek made its Hulu debut in October 2022, and the show's six seasons are certainly worth a binge session. When filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose suddenly goes broke, he and his family are forced to relocate to the small Ontario town of Schitt's Creek, which they once bought as a joke. Johnny (Eugene Levy), along with his wife Moira (Catherine O'Hara) and their kids, David (Dan Levy) and Alexis (Annie Murphy), must learn how to live without their massive fortune. During its run, the series took home numerous awards and broke Emmy records when it won all seven major comedy awards in 2020.

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Broad City

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Broad City creators Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer take on N.Y.C. in their web series–turned–Comedy Central hit, playing twentysomething versions of themselves navigating life in the Big Apple on a small budget. Their adventures may often lead them down some truly bizarre paths, but throughout the series, they prove that they won't hesitate to put themselves into sticky situations.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Get transported back to the early-2000s with all seven seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, based on the movie of the same name. Sarah Michelle Gellar stars as Buffy on the supernatural drama, living in a town atop a gateway to the realm of demons. As a Slayer, Buffy is one in a long lineage of women chosen to protect Earth from vampires, demons and other forces of darkness.

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Bob's Burgers

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Now is the best time to catch up on the first 14 seasons of the animated favorite Bob's Burgers, chronicling the lives of the Belcher family — Bob and Linda and their three children, Tina, Gene and Louise. As a third-generation restaurateur, Bob is the proud owner of Bob's Burgers, serving up various unusual creations. While his family supports his dreams, the joint is constantly at risk of going out of business, whether it's due to Jimmy Pesto's nearby pasta place or Linda's health inspector ex.

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