“Only Murderers in the Building,” a murder mystery with a twist

Paige Evers '22, Editor in Chief of Pulse

TV poster for “Only Murderers in the Building.”

Just in time for spooky season, Hulu’s hit show “Only Murderers in the Building,” starring Selena Gomez, Martin Short and John Hoffman, has been doing exceptionally well.
A 10-episode comedic series about a group of friends attempting to solve a homicide that happened in their building leads to the exploration of every type of suspect and a continuous stream of unsolved questions along the way.
The trio shares their findings in the format of a podcast called “Only Murderers in the Building.” Shedding light on the American obsession with true crime podcasts, this series seems to poke fun at the relatively untouched concept. A couple scenes highlight fans waiting eagerly outside their building for the newest episode.
A notable episode is episode seven, “The Boy From 6B.” It explores a deaf character within the show and in turn the whole episode is silent- no dialogue or background sound except for white noise. This episode was extremely intriguing as I had never seen anything like it before and left me surprised in a good way.
So far the series has successfully been able to connect viewers with the characters, keep me questioning suspects and motives as well as constantly laughing.
Though there is still one episode left, I’m on the edge of my seat waiting for it.
In all, I would rate “Only Murderers in the Building” a 9/10. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed watching an episode each week for the past couple of weeks and after watching each episode I’m left questioning even more. I would recommend this series to anyone who enjoys a good laugh and a murder mystery.