Season 1

{{#ifeq: 0 | 0 |}} The first season of Only Murders in the Building premiered exclusively on Hulu between August 31, 2021 — October 19, 2021, and consisted of 10 episodes. After the release of the first season, which later premiered internationally on Disney+, Hulu renewed the series for a second season, set to air in 2022.


Only Murders In The Building follows three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one as they investigate the mysterious death of a neighbour in their New York City apartment building.

Cast and Characters[edit]

Main cast[edit]



  • Maulik Pancholy as Arnav
  • Jeena Yi as Amy Huang
  • Adina Verson as Poppy
  • Jaboukie Young-White as Sam
  • Ali Stroker as Paulette
  • Daniel Oreskes as Marv
  • Orson Hong as Grant
  • Anthony Ruiz as José Torres


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Title Directed by Written by Original air date
1 1 "True Crime" Jamie Babbit Steve Martin & John Hoffman August 31, 2021
True Crime Promotional Photo.jpg Upper West Side neighbors Charles, Oliver and Mabel bond over a shared love of true crime. When a fellow resident dies in their building, the trio determine to solve the mystery and record an accompanying podcast.
2 2 "Who Is Tim Kono?" Jamie Babbit Kirker Butler August 31, 2021
S01E02 Who Is Tim Kono title-card.jpeg The group begins researching the victim. Meanwhile, Mabel's secretive past starts to be unraveled.
3 3 "How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors?" Gillian Robespierre Ben Smith August 31, 2021
How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors Promotional.jpeg Oliver employs his theater director skills to analyze the case. Charles and Mabel question an obsessive cat lover.
4 4 "The Sting" Gillian Robespierre Kristin Newman September 7, 2021
S01E04 The Sting title-card.jpg Believing the murderer might be a famous resident who is difficult to access, the group seeks advice from a renowned podcasting host.
5 5 "Twist" Don Scardino Thembi L. Banks September 14, 2021
Twist Promotional.jpeg Mabel slips away on a solo mission tracking the victim's final days. Suspicious, Charles and Oliver follow her.
6 6 "To Protect and Serve" Don Scardino Madeleine George & Kim Rosenstock September 21, 2021
To Protect and Serve Promotional.jpeg Mabel brings her new friends (and an old one) to her childhood home to meet her mother. Meanwhile, Detective Williams starts to have her own doubts about the case as she prepares for motherhood.

7 7 "The Boy from 6B" Cherien Dabis Stephen Markley & Ben Philippe September 28, 2021
To Protect and Serve Promotional.jpeg With the investigation scratching at a web of old crimes originating inside the building, a mysterious young man turns the tables to spy on Charles, Oliver and Mabel.
8 8 "Fan Fiction" Cherien Dabis Matteo Borghese & Rob Turbovsky October 5, 2021
S01E08 Fan Fiction title-card.jpeg Hitting a dead end, the group calls for reinforcements in the form of their podcast's Superfans.
9 9 "Double Time" Jamie Babbit John Hoffman & Kristin Newman October 12, 2021
S01E09 Double Time title-card.jpeg With the residents growing upset at the building's negative publicity, the trio faces a revolt. Charles is visited by an old colleague who sheds light on his past.

10 10 "Open and Shut" Jamie Babbit John Hoffman & Rachel Burger October 19, 2021
In the season finale, the trio races toward a resolution while their own lives are put in danger.



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