Hulu is one of the original streaming services starting as the home to many network shows on-demand. The streaming service got better with its own shows, especially when the first hit, The Handmaid’s Tale, began their sci-fi lineup. Now, Hulu showcases unique sci-fi shows that modernize the genre resulting in dedicated fan followings. Check out our top sci-fi picks from Hulu!
Synopsis: A comedic space adventure series, “The Orville” follows the crew of the spaceship Orville as they navigate both humorous and dramatic situations in a galaxy filled with strange alien species, advanced technology, and interstellar conflicts. Blending science fiction with humor, the show explores personal relationships and moral dilemmas while paying homage to classic space operas.
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Synopsis: “Devs” is a mind-bending thriller that revolves around a tech company called Amaya and its secretive development division, Devs. When a young engineer’s partner disappears under mysterious circumstances, she begins to uncover the truth behind Devs’ groundbreaking quantum computing technology. The show delves into themes of determinism, free will, and the implications of predicting future events.
Synopsis: Based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale” is a harrowing drama set in a totalitarian society called Gilead. It follows Offred, a woman forced into the role of a “handmaid” who is subjected to sexual servitude as part of a desperate attempt to repopulate the world. The show explores themes of oppression, resistance, and the struggle for autonomy in a chilling and thought-provoking way.
Synopsis: “Utopia Falls” is a unique blend of science fiction and musical drama. Set in a future world, it follows a group of young people who discover a hidden archive of historical and artistic content from our time. As they challenge the oppressive regime and its controlled culture, they incorporate elements of hip-hop and self-expression to spark a revolution that embraces creativity and individuality.
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