Netflix offers you a delicious treat this holiday season, a Murderville Christmas special, Who Killed Santa, following Will Arnett's crazy lead, Detective Terry Seattle and these clueless guest stars who use improv to help double down on the mysterious murderer.
Find out more about this special episode, including the new A-list guests who help to solve Santa Claus's murder case.
What Happens in ‘Who Killed Santa’?
Senior Detective Terry Seattle (Arnett), whose idea of an ideal Christmas is watching good scenes of Diehard on VHS, receives a call from his ex-wife Rhonda Jenkins Seattle (Haneefah Wood) that Santa has been murdered by an unknown killer.
Mayor Palmer (Tawny Newsome) must preside over an event at city hall where Santa was to gift orphans. She recruits new trainees Jason Bateman and Maya Rudolph to help run security. Bateman and Rudolph have no idea what's going on, and since they have no script, they must use improv to get leads on who killed Santa.
Who Casts ‘Who Killed Santa’?
Apart from the above-mentioned casts, Who Killed Santa stars Eliza Coupe, Kurt Braunohler, Lilan Bowden, Dennice Cisneros, and Courtney Parchman.
Laura Murphy serves as the director while Krister Johnson, Owen Burke, Marina Cockenberg and Kerry O’Neill craft the script.
Arnett executive produces alongside Marc Forman, Jonathan Stern, Peter Principato, Brian Steinberg and Krister Johnson.
How Has ‘Who Killed Santa’ Performed?
The 52-minute comedy special is available to watch on Netflix.
It scores a whopping 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, as rated by the audience, with two critics giving favorable reviews.
Joel Keller of Decider says, “A Murderville Mystery works. Just don’t expect any more than some dumb laughs for 50 minutes.”
Adam Lock of Ready Steady also mentions, “This is a hilarious and downright entertaining lark to enjoy this holiday season.”
Where To Watch ‘Murderville’
The special’s mother comedy series Murderville premiered in February this year, seeing Detective Terry solving a new mystery in each episode.
Also applying improv to solve the cases, the 6-episode series features an ensemble cast including Ken Jeong, Kumail Nanjiani, Marshawn Lynch, and Conan O'Brien, among others.
You can find Murderville on Netflix.