The Worst Episodes of Only Murders in the Building: When the Humor Fizzles.

Are you a true crime aficionado, eagerly devouring every new murder mystery that hits your streaming service of choice? Then you’ve likely already binged your way through Only Murders in the Building, the latest offering from Hulu that has everyone buzzing. Featuring a star-studded cast including Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez, this whodunit series has been praised for its sharp writing and clever twists. But even the best shows have their missteps, and that’s why we’ve put together a list of the worst episodes of Only Murders in the Building. From lackluster plotlines to cringeworthy dialogue, these episodes are the ones you’ll want to skip on your next rewatch. So grab your magnifying glass and let’s dive into the dark underbelly of this beloved series.
The Show Must...

The Show Must…

Season 3 – Episode 1

Air Date: 2023-08-08

The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On

Season 3 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2023-08-08

Grab Your Hankies

Grab Your Hankies

Season 3 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2023-08-15

The White Room

The White Room

Season 3 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2023-08-22

Ah, Love!

Ah, Love!

Season 3 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2023-08-29

Ghost Light

Ghost Light

Season 3 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2023-09-05

Cobro

Cobro

Season 3 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2023-09-12

Sitzprobe

Sitzprobe

Season 3 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2023-09-19

Thirty

Thirty

Season 3 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2023-09-26

Opening Night

Opening Night

Season 3 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2023-10-03

Sparring Partners

Sparring Partners

Season 2 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2022-08-16

Closing in on the killer, Mabel takes her investigative talents into the ring. Oliver and Charles duke it out over a birdcage only to end up confronting their deepest paternal struggles.

Framed

Framed

Season 2 – Episode 2

Air Date: 2022-06-28

A memorial for Bunny provides an opportunity for our trio to question their neighbors, while they also try to get rid of a very implicating piece of evidence. One of Bunny’s relatives makes an appearance and if you thought Bunny was a force, get ready…

The Tell

The Tell

Season 2 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2022-07-19

Mabel hosts a party for an electric art crowd which also serves a double purpose for smoking on a liar in the trios’s midst.

Performance Review

Performance Review

Season 2 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2022-07-26

Charles, Oliver and Mabel collide with their podcasting mentor-turned-competitor, Cinda Canning. Subsequently, a key clue requires the trio to orchestrate a classic stakeout — Brazzos-style. New York has never been more glittering.

Flipping the Pieces

Flipping the Pieces

Season 2 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2022-08-02

Mabel’s incident on the subway leads her to gain help from an unlikely ally. Their journey takes them to a legendary amusement park which turns out to be full of terror — while amusements and evidence reside back in the Arconia with Charles and Oliver.

Hello, Darkness

Hello, Darkness

Season 2 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2022-08-09

A blackout throws the city into chaos. As the trio races to save a loved one from the killer, other Arconia residents begin to explore unexpected connections in the midst of darkness — all enhanced by Gut Milk and a yodel or two.

The Last Day of Bunny Folger

The Last Day of Bunny Folger

Season 2 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2022-07-05

A foul-mouthed parrot becomes a critical window into Bunny Folger’s last day on Earth. Some of the individuals with whom Bunny crossed paths will surprise both you and our trio… Along the way, a reveal deepens our trio’s need to solve Bunny’s case.

To Protect and Serve

To Protect and Serve

Season 1 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2021-09-21

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.

Here's Looking at You

Here’s Looking at You

Season 2 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2022-07-12

Charles, Oliver and Mabel welcome an unexpected young visitor who reveals hidden secrets about the inner workings of the Arconia. We also discover Charles once recorded a hit single that was huge in Germany.

I Know Who Did It

I Know Who Did It

Season 2 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2022-08-23

One question remains: Who did it??? Oh, who are we kidding — there’s a few more questions raised, too.