How Only Murders in the Building Highlights the Good and Bad of the True Crime Community
Only Murders in the Building premiered on Hulu in 2021 and became one of the streaming platform’s most-watched comedies. It also went on for multiple seasons. The show takes place in a fictional building called the Arconia in Manhattan. Our three main characters are Charles Haden-Savage (Steve Martin), Oliver Putnam (Martin Short), and Mabel Mora (Selena Gomez). The three live in the same building and, as the title of the show suggests, solve murders in the building.
Here’s how Only Murders in the Building shows us the pros and cons of the current true crime craze.