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These series are a bloody good time.

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It doesn't get bloodier than these shows

With TV comedies, dramas and even animated series dripping with blood these days, it's hard to escape American horror stories -- not that we want to!

Here are 35 current shows that are among the bloodiest of the bloody.


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Killing Eve

One of the best shows on TV, Killing Eve follows an MI5 officer who falls in love with the deadly assassin she's tracking.

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American Horror Story

The Emmy Award-winning anthology horror series is a bloody good time, no matter which creepy season you're watching.

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American Horror Story

Season 5's American Horror Story: Hotel, starring Lady Gaga, is over-the-top bloody, even by American Horror Story standards.

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Jack Ryan

On Amazon's geopolitical thriller, bullets fly regularly, and blood spills accordingly. Even our titular hero suffers a gaping wound in the Season 1 finale.

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This Emmy-winning anthology drama inspired by the eponymous film might be set in a seemingly mild-mannered region, but there's always a bloodsoaked crime to solve.

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Stranger Things

The incredibly popular Netflix series has its fair share of gore, and that includes Eleven's bloody nose.

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Stranger Things

In the Season 2 finale, Eleven's bloody nose is on, well, 11.

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Game of Thrones

Based on George R.R. Martin's epic books, this violent HBO series features some of the most gruesome moments in television history. For instance, the Mother of Dragons devours a horse heart.

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Game of Thrones

Season 3's so-called "Red Wedding" episode, formally titled "The Rains of Castamere," features an infamous bloodbath.

11 of 46 Comedy Central

South Park

There's plenty of blood to go around in this long-running raunchy cartoon that revolves around four boys in a bizarre Colorado town.

12 of 46 HBO


It should be no surprise that a dark comedy about a Midwestern Marine turned hitman traveling to Los Angeles to murder someone is pretty darn bloody. The pleasant surprise is how hilarious it is.

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Even when Barry's not killing it, blood is spilled. Taylor, a fellow ex-Marine, learns this the hard way when he loses a gun battle with police.

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Based on the comic-book series of the same name, this gory show focuses on a power-infused preacher -- along with his ex-girlfriend and a vampire -- trying to find God.

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Through 14 seasons, Sam and Dean Winchester have hunted demons and monsters in this bloody dark fantasy series.

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Even an angel like Castiel gets bloodied up on every now and then.

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The Walking Dead

The flesh-eating zombies aren't the only ones inflicting damage in this popular AMC show. The untainted humans love to bloody each other up, too.

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Fear the Walking Dead

This Walking Dead spin-off is just as bloody as its predecessor.

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Santa Clarita Diet

In this dark comedy, Sheila Hammond -- a suburban real estate agent -- turns into a vampire. Her super strength, speed and need to feed on humans makes her family's normal life a bit more complicated.

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Santa Clarita Diet

Sheila's thirst for blood complicates the lives -- and home decor -- of her husband, Joel, and daughter, Abby.

21 of 46 Hulu

The Handmaid's Tale

Set in a dystopian future, Handmaid's Tale gets bloodier and bloodier the deeper this dark series goes along.

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The Handmaid's Tale

Not afraid to be gory, the Emmy Award-winning series is also boldly intimate.

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It's hard to tell whether the blood is real or simulated on this popular HBO show, but either way, there's a lot of it.

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As we were just saying about Westworld ... Crack open the noggin of an android, and you'll find red stuff there, too.

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Marvel's Jessica Jones

A superhero turned private investigator, Jessica Jones confronts her bloodstained past in this Netflix series.

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Better Call Saul

Jimmy McGill's life as a former lawyer isn't too bloody, sure, it's the Breaking Bad parts of Better Call Saul -- like the Gus Fring and Mike Ehrmantraut storyline -- that get pretty violent.

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Strike Back

Based on the novel of the same name, Strike Back follows the bloody missions of Section 20, a branch of British Defense Intelligence.

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Stan Against Evil

Two sheriffs team up to battle demons, spirits and witches in this hilariously bloody comedy horror series.

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Stan Against Evil

As Sheriff Stanley Miller says, those zombie eyes won't gouge themselves out.

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The Sinner

In this crime drama, a detective tries to determine why a young mother fatally stabbed a man.

31 of 46 Hulu

Castle Rock

An anthology series based on the characters from Stephen King novels wouldn't be complete without a lot of blood.

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This show based on the story of legendary drug kingpin Pablo Escobar -- and the infamous Cali Cartel in Season 3 -- is a bloodstained affair.

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The End of the F***ing World

James, a teenage psychopath, plans to kill his classmate, Alyssa, in this bloody dark comedy.

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Inspired by the legendary Norse hero Ragnar Lothbrok, this historical drama series shows the viking's bloodsoaked rise to power.

35 of 46 AMC

Into the Badlands

Set in a post-apocalyptic future, this violent series features a mighty warrior and a young boy searching for enlightenment.

36 of 46 HBO

True Detective

This anthology crime drama focuses on detectives investigating vicious murders.

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The Terror

In this horror anthology series, a group of Royal Navymen must survive the elements when their boat gets stuck while sailing for the Northwest Passage.

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Altered Carbon

Based on the novel of the same name, Altered Carbon is set 360 years in the future, and focuses on a soldier who must solve a murder.

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Marvel's Daredevil

Set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, this action series -- based on the comic book of the same name -- follows a blind lawyer who turns into a masked vigilante at night.

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Criminal Minds

The long-running procedural crime drama that follows a team of FBI agents is one of the bloodier shows on broadcast television.

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Marvel's The Punisher

A spin-off of Marvel's Daredevil, this Netflix series -- also set in the MCU -- focuses on a vigilante who uses any means necessary to fight crime.

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Based on Arabic folklore, this horror series -- set in a dystopian future -- focuses on a supernaturally possessed terrorist.

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After a money-laundering scheme goes wrong, a financial planner and his family are entangled with a bloody Mexican drug cartel.

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An United Nations agent and his "counterpart" from a parallel world collide in this bloody science fiction thriller.

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Mayans M.C.

Set two-and-a-half years after Sons of Anarchy, this spin-off crime drama is already one of the most violent shows on TV. But the series has a long way to go to catch up to its predecessor.

46 of 46 Starz


This crime drama features a nightclub owner who is also a brutal drug dealer.