Murder mysteries experienced a huge revival in recent years, but they’re no longer all about gloom and gore. Several TV shows that put a humorous twist on this beloved genre experienced huge success in recent years, and here are three you should watch ASAP!
Only Murders in the Building
Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez star in this acclaimed comedy about three true crime enthusiasts who decide to record their own podcast. Over the course of three seasons, we’ve watched them trying to solve several murders in their New York apartment building—and the fourth season is on the way!
Rian Johnson is responsible for reviving the who-dunite genre with the Knives Out franchise, and that was just the beginning. He also created this series about a former casino worker who uses her talent to detect when people are lying to solve mysterious crimes across the United States, while on the run from a sinister casino owner.
Over the course of two seasons, The Afterparty centered on two murder mysteries taking place during a high school reunion and a high-profile wedding. This series won us over with its unique narrative style, with each episode embracing a different movie genre to match the personality of the character telling the story.