Laughter is the best medicine, they say. Thanks to the funniest comedy series ever created in the world, you can laugh your butt off until your sides hurt.

If you are having a tough time during the day, a great selection of the best comedy shows can surely lighten up your mood. You will find yourself laughing out loud and smiling from ear to ear.

So, where else could you get all these? Apparently, at Netflix. It is the biggest streaming platform that has the widest library of all the good stuff, especially comedy as a personal genre of entertainment.

You can stream the best comedy shows that pique your picky taste right in your living room at the comforts of home. You can also watch them even on your 6-inch HD smartphone when you are on the go.

Whether you are in the mood for the traditional laugh-tracked sitcom, a single-cam series, or a mockumentary, Netflix got your laughter cravings covered and more. It brings comedy classic shows such as Friends, both versions of The Office, and Parks and Recreation. Some are quirky ones such as Trailer Park Boys, The Inbetweeners, and Netflix original series like GLOW.

Netflix boasts a deep roster of comedies ever made for the small screen. Here, we present a compilation of the best TV comedy series you can stream to help you easily plan your next big binge-watch session. You will find a host of funny shows that make great discoveries or ones that you can watch over and again, but you still don’t grow tired of them.

Previously, Men’s Gear has rolled out other lists of best TV subgenres you can watch on Netflix. You can check out our list of 10 Best Revenge Movies, 30 Best Foreign Films, 22 Best Survival Movies, 11 Best German Movies, and the like.

Now, we carefully pick the 25 best comedy shows that you can binge-watch on Netflix, anytime and anywhere. If you have some favorite comedy shows in mind, however, let us know in the comment section.

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1The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners

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The Inbetweeners, just like a slew of comedies that put a focus on those awkward years of teenagers, is as excruciatingly funny as it can get. This British anti-Entourage sitcom revolves around the story of four friends who struggle to make it through high school.

Nevertheless, you will get plenty of LMAO moments out the quartet’s boneheaded antics and horrendous luck. Uncool and not slick, they all go through perils and pitfalls of high school life, such as the bullying woes, underage drinking, and so much of those thwarted sexual encounters in their awful young lives.

The boys can easily revert to their archetypes sometimes. The snobby nerd protagonist, Will, simply cannot do or say the right thing, the cynical Simon, and the goofy Neil. Then, there is the crude sex-obsessed Jay, whose virginity is the bane of his existence.

All these four suburban teenagers find themselves an outcast who do not belong to any group other than their own band of misfits.

The Inbetweeners evolves as a now-classic, cringe comedy. It poignantly reflects teen’s horrific years in high school, or how it is typically conceived to be, at the very least.

The show’s humor is outrageously profane but wonderfully done. The show has shorter seasons, thus, it is an easy binge-watch, especially if you stomach the cringe. On top of it, you will love the show’s kickass soundtrack.

Creator: Damon Beesley, Iain Morris — Cast: Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, James Buckley, Blake Harrison

3 seasons, 18 episodes

IMDb: 8.3/10

2The Office

The Office

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You get not just one but two of The Office.  There is the US version, which owes it to the UK version. This comedy show serves as a great example of a few successful American remakes of a British IP.

The UK version, which is the original cringe comedy, stars Ricky Gervais who plays the role of the clueless boss David Brent. The lead character makes desperate attempts at connecting with his underlings, a painful exercise in futility.

On the other hand, the US version stars Steve Carell, who is equally awkward. However, Carell’s Michael Scott proves himself to be more sympathetic through time.

Some critics and fans alike see the U.S. version of The Office as a mere pale imitation of its British counterpart. It is also said that the show’s last two seasons is an overextension when it should have concluded when Carell exited in season 7.

However, both versions are fun to watch and entertaining to viewers. The Office is equally brilliant as a cringe comedy.

Creators: Greg Daniels, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant —  Cast: Steve Carell. Rainn Wilson. John Krasinski. Jenna Fischer. B. J. Novak. Melora Hardin. David Denman. and Leslie David Baker

9 seasons, 201 episodes (US) 2 series, 12 episodes (UK)

IMDb: 8.8/10 (US) 8.5/10 (UK)

3Sex Education

Sex Education

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Sex Education is an eight-episode series that understands and leans into the awkward, weird, random, and confusing life of a teenager.

Set in the UK, it follows the story of Otis (Asa Butterfield), a high school student who sets up an underground therapy clinic for his peers. One of his classmates says that Otis is that weird sex kid who looks like a Victorian ghost.

Sex Education is clearly an explicit one to watch. You can expect to see lots of upfront talks about anatomy and sex, including full nudity.

Many episodes focus on a kind of Case of the Week, which the show uses to evolve its major narratives. Oftentimes, it does not end the one-hour episode with solving the case entirely.

The main character is giving advice to his classmates, not particularly about sexual positions but more about their expectations and psyche. For example, Otis asks one of his clients, “What makes you feel like you have to give your boyfriend a blowjob?”

On one occasion, he asks another client about five things she likes about herself. It is not always concrete advice from Otis, however.

The show, just like Otis, is a lot more charming that viewers easily find themselves emotionally invested in the kids’ lives. It sets itself apart from other coming-of-age plot or teen comedies with its straightforward inclusion of sex in a real, grounded manner instead of a mere comedic effect.

Creator: Laurie Nunn  — Cast: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey, Connor Swindells, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Alistair Petrie

1 season, 8 episodes

IMDb: 8.1/10

4Trailer Park Boys

Trailer Park Boys

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Trailer Park Boys receives mixed reviews from its audience, so, you will either love this comedy or hate it. The bizarre Meta world developed from its early seasons has allowed the show to last for 10 seasons and spawn three movies, including a live tour.

Since it premiered in 2001, Trailer Park Boys follows the story of the lives of Julian (John Paul Trembley) and his best pal Ricky (Robb Wells). The two boys live in the Sunnyvale Trailer Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

They both strive to clean up their lives after they spent time in jail. However, no matter what they do, it does not go well for them.

They always get into troubles with their friend Bubbles (Mike Smith) as well as other colorful characters. They all try to steer clear of the trailer park supervisor Jim Lahey (John Dunsworth) and his assistant Randy (Patrick Roach).

Since these people are deep rednecks of Canada, thus, the show’s plot is full of tons of booze, weed, gunfire, and idiocy. It’s quite easy for the audience to get wound up in the Julian and Ricky’s worlds as the two actors share superb rapport on the small screen.

Bottom line, critics acclaim how Trailer Park Boys never stops to elevate its audacious humor despite that this show is not for everyone.

Creator: Mike Clattenburg — Cast: John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith, John Dunsworth, Patrick Roach

12 seasons, 105 episodes

IMDb: 8.4/10

5Bojack Horseman

BoJack Horseman

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BoJack Horseman is said to be Netflix’s most ambitious series since Orange Is the New Black. The show would likely turn off viewers because of its silliness in its first few episodes.

However, the series gets deeper rather than just a show about a horse-man and other animal people. It gets poignantly real and utterly depressing in some sequences.

A layer of comedy is still there, however, intertwined into the intensely sad narratives. The first two seasons of the show focus on the lead character, a washed-up celebrity of 1980s sitcom played by Will Arnett.

The show creator literally translates the desperation and cynicism of the horseman who is addicted to fame, attention, and self-involvement amid a depleted, melancholic life.

Bojack Horseman is a series that keenly mirrors the biting crimes of Hollywood and its superficial schemes. But the writers and the creator make a balance between the sad, bitter theme with a vivacious animation style and dynamic sense of character design.

In the aspect of visual and tone, Bojack Horseman kicks a surreal streak. The series’ outlandish moments stash an appealing touch of profound feeling, kindling a prospect of inflicted self-esteem, and stiff obsessions.

Creator: Raphael Bob-Waksberg — Cast: Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Paul F. Tompkins, Aaron Paul

5 seasons, 60 episodes

IMDb: 8.5/10

6The End of the F***ing World

The End of the F***ing World

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The End of the F***ing World, compared to other teen comedy shows, enormously has most teenage romance beat. James (Alex Lawther) is almost convinced he is a serial killer. As Alyssa (Jessica Barden) shows interest in James, he believes he has found his perfect first victim.

The two characters want to break out of society’s chains and their bodies. Alyssa look to release herself through confrontation and exploration. James, meanwhile, seeks release through rejection of humanity and destruction.

The duo went together on an impulsive road trip and that is when things get a little more complicated and spawn eye-opening insights.

At first, some worry about the show leaning too much into the cutesy. However, the writing, as well as the stars of the series, which include Steve Oram, constantly refuse to overwhelm the viewers with such mawkishness.

The first season of The End of the F***ing World is engaging, morbid, funny, and unexpectedly moving show that is worth your time. The second season now has officially gone into production in early March. No release date has been confirmed yet.

Creator: Charlie Covell  — Cast: Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden, Gemma Whelan, Steve Oram

1 season, 8 episodes

IMDb: 8.1/10

7GLOW

GLOW

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GLOW is another Netflix original series that offers a fresh idea in the history of contemporary TV. The show narrates the story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, an emerging professional wrestling promotion.

Women in general, including aspiring actresses who are not lucky enough on their audition, take their chance at wrestling, which is an entirely different bailiwick.

GLOW Season 1 is a delight to watch. However, critics praise Season 2 and dubbed it as one of the best seasons of a TV show ever created for Netflix.

The second season outrageously entertaining and character-rich, it brings pure joy to the audience. The 80s soundtrack adds more flavor to the series.

GLOW stars Marc Maron who plays the role of the trashy B-movie director. He was tapped to make GLOW into a show.

There is also Alison Brie, a theater nerd and aspiring actress, who is way too serious about her newfound career. Then, there is Betty Gilpin, a soap opera star and Brie’s ex-friend who turns out to be the main star of the wrestling event.

Creator: Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch — Cast: Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Sydelle Noel, Brittney Young, Marc Maron, Britt Baron, Kate Nash, Gayle Rankin, Kia Stevens, Jackie Tohn, and Chris Lowell

2 seasons, 20 episodes

IMDb: 8.1/10

8Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

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Parks and Recreation is a popular comedy show that has become a staple addition to the wide Netflix library since. NBC’s Emmy-winning comedy series ran for seven seasons, from 2009 to 2015, and loved by fans.

The NBC show is a mockumentary taking after the style of The Office. It hails from show creators Greg Daniels and producers Michael Schur.

Set in post-2016 elections, Parks and Recreation is a political satire television sitcom that focuses on the life of Leslie Knope, played by Amy Phoeler of Saturday Night Live. Her character is a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana. She makes tenacious efforts to make their quintessential American town a bit more fun.

Some of the classic episodes you will truly find funny as hell include “Flu Season”, “Lil’ Sebastian,” “The Debate, or “Halloween Surprise.” There is a number of episodes featuring the hilarious, charmingly insane residents of Pawnee. These include Perd Hapley, Joan Callamezzo, Ethel Beavers, and more.

You will also find the stacked cast of series regulars from the Parks Department like Chris Pratt and Jim O’Heir.

Creator: Greg Daniels and Michael Schur — Cast: Amy Poehler, Adam Scott, Aziz Ansari, Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones, Chris Pratt, and Aubrey Plaza

7 seasons, 125 episodes

IMDb: 8.6/10

9Arrested Development

Arrested Development

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Arrested Development is a modern comedy classic that masquerades as a mockumentary. The show revolves around the lives of a rich clan who are intrinsically unlikable and as are out of touch just as they are dysfunctional.

The sitcom focuses on self-absorbed characters who are at each other’s throats and the world in general. After a securities-fraud fiasco broke out, the family patriarch George Sr. is arrested and put in jail for fraud.

This family crisis sends the unsuspecting Bluths into a state of panic. They become desperate to hold on to their last cash and speck of their extravagant lifestyle. In the family patriarch’s stead, a young man leads his eccentric family and their real-estate development business.

Arrested Development is arguably one of the best sitcoms ever created on the small screen. Critics say it was far ahead its time when it premiered on TV in 2003. The series was astoundingly different at the time, explaining the early cancellation of the series.

When Netflix revived Arrested Development in 2013, it received mixed reviews from the audience. Still, creator Hurwitz gets the credit for his efforts to create something different than before.

Notwithstanding the divided sentiments of fans about seasons 4 and 5, the show’s preceding seasons definitely have some of the wittiest and funniest episodes a sitcom has ever produced. The first three seasons of Arrested Development are intricately plotted jokes are worth to watch a few more times over.

Creator: Mitchell Hurwitz — Cast: Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, David Cross, Portia de Rossi, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, Jeffrey Tambor, and Jessica Walter

5 seasons, 91 episodes

IMDb: 8.8/10

10The Good Place

The Good Place

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The Good Place is another remarkable series from the creator of hit comedy shows, The Office, Parks and Recreation, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine. While all three of Michael Schur’s shows are typically workplace sitcoms, The Good Place is quite unique being an afterlife comedy.

This show revolves around Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) who, after her death, finds herself in “the good place.” She is told that she is in “the good place” because she lived a good, altruistic life, but Eleanor disagrees.

She believes she is quite a terrible person. She only thinks she is in this utopian place because its architect (played by Ted Danson) made a mistake.

In this boundless, fictional realm, the creator is able to take a shot at making a genuinely funny show. It is not just goofy, but it also resonates morality and philosophical issues of today.

The Good Place Season 1 remarkably puts up a great show. Interestingly, the season finale is rich with a spoiler-filled twist that opens the possibility for a second season.

Creator: Michael Schur — Cast: Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, D’Arcy Carden, Manny Jacinto, and Ted Danson

2 seasons, 25 episodes

IMDb: 8.2/10

11Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, the title to The CW’s romantic comedy and musical mix, may already turn off potential viewers. However, as the ex-girlfriend protagonist Rebecca Bunch would put it, the situation with the show is much more distinct than any rom-com slash musical series.

Other than simply stirring much time on its lively tunes, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend also explores profundity of mental illness, but careful enough not to overdo it and completely turn into a dramedy. Its stellar cast composed of lead star Rachel Bloom and Donna Lynne Champlin, Rebecca’s co-worker and best friend.

Fans can mine a plethora of comedy from the show’s songs such as “Settle for Me,” Textmergency,” “West Covina,” and “Dream Ghost.” These tunes are memorable and play a key to plot progression.

Overall, you will be treated to casual moments that make the show shine in its own right. You will love Paula the singing raccoon, Daryl boasting himself as “bothsexual,” or Heather expertise to spot mating signals, and much more.

Creator: Aline Brosh McKenna  —  Cast:  Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Donna Lynne Champlin, Pete Gardner, Vella Lovell, Gabrielle Ruiz, Scott Michael Foster, and Skylar Astin

4 seasons, 60 episodes so far

IMDb: 7.7/10

12Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

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Formerly known as Tooken, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is also a Netflix original American comedy television series. The show revolves around the life of Kimmy, a woman in her 30s.

When she was a teenager, she had been kidnapped by a doomsday cult and had been forced to live among them in an underground bunker for 15 years before she was finally rescued from her captors.

She begins a new life as she travels to New York City. There, she meets Titus, a gay person who dreams to be a Broadway actor and becomes her roommate.

Titus, along with their radical landlady Lillian, and high-strung socialite Jacqueline, all do their part to reorient Kimmy to the modern society and help her rebuild her life. Portrayed by Ellie Kemper, Kimmy displays strength as a woman determined to utterly relish her freedom.

The second season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt digs deeper into the psychological effects of the Reverend’s kidnapping have on her.

The show has a dark material but critics say it is able to keep a madcap charm, especially with the guest appearance of Tina Fey, who is the co-creator of the show. Fey collaborated with Robert Carlock who worked with her in 30 Rock.

Creator: Tina Fey and Robert Carlock  —  Cast: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, and Jane Krakowski

4 seasons, 51 episodes

IMDb: 7.8/10

13Extras

Extras

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Extras is a follow-up comedy from Ricky Gervais, the creator who is behind the magnificent, funny show, The Office. Similar to The Office, this two-season series tells a tale that is loosely based on Gervais’ life.

In this show, however, it focuses on his struggles to find and feel satisfied with success on the small screen.

On the outside, Andy Millman, the character of Gervais in Extras, seems to be a lot different from David Brent in The Office. However, on the inside, both characters share common attributes: they are two people who are after fame and believe they are actually better than they thought they are.

The lead character’s refreshing, platonic friendship he shares with Maggie, played by Ashley Jensen, steals the show. It is also worth to mention the sheer participation of the clueless agent (co-creator Stephen Merchant).

The show’s celebrities also poke fun at themselves willingly in each episode, which includes a biting, memorable diddy from the late David Bowie.

Extra offers two full seasons plus a Christmas special show, hence, it is rather an easy-binge all comedy show to check out on Netflix.

Creator: Ricky Gervais — Cast: Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Shaun Williamson, Shaun Pye, Sarah Moyle, Andrew Buckley, and Jamie Chapman

2 seasons, 13 episodes

IMDb: 8.3/10

14Big Mouth

Big Mouth

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Big Mouth is an animated coming-of-age comedy by series creator, Nick Kroll. The show features a host of familiar voices but even more common problems in a person’s life.

The comedy series focuses on a group of pre-adolescent friends. The kid named Andrew voiced by Kroll himself goes through what appears to be embarrassing changes in his life. A few of these include wet dreams, awkward erections, and what not.

Maurice, on the other hand, is the one causing all these shocking and outrageously funny experiences of Andrew. He literally enjoys torturing poor thing.

Big Mouth gets as excruciatingly accurate depicting that foreboding stage of life. Nevertheless, you would most possibly dig the show and humor in it.

Creator: Nick Kroll — Cast: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, and Jessi Klein

2 seasons, 21 episodes

IMDb: 8.1/10

15American Vandal

American Vandal

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American Vandal is a Netflix-produced show that is highly inspired by Making a Murderer, which is also one of Netflix’s popular shows.

This teen mockumentary series’ plot dwells on the vandalism of 27 faculty cars in a school parking lot. The evidence leaves clues who is behind the crime. However, as the protagonists begin to dig deeper at the case, everyone is a suspect.

This comedy is as funny and it gets even more intense as the mystery unfolds. The first season’s success spurred the show’s season two.

The second installment follows the teen investigating a poop conspiracy. After the second season, however, Netflix cancels American Vandal.

Creator: Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda   —  Cast: Tyler Alvarez, Griffin Gluck, Jimmy Tatro, Camille Hyde, Eduardo Franco, Jessica Juarez, Lou Wilson, and Camille Ramsey

2 seasons, 16 episodes

IMDb: 8.0/10

16Cheers

Cheers

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Cheers is a classic NBC sitcom that lasted for 11 seasons. It features radiant characters, complicated entanglements (between Sam and Diane), and dependably hilarious antics.

This comedy is typically known for its sarcastic one-liners, especially Carla’s and displeasing personalities. Fans would most likely scratch their heads seeing anyone hanging out with Cliff. However, such icky scenes only occur at times.

In fact, Parks and Recreation creator Mike Schur is a self-confessed follower of cheers, saying Cheers is his favorite show. Schur gets a driving influence from the show and it is easy to understand why.

Schur even built the lead characters of Parks and Recreation on the protagonists of Cheers. Despite differences, people truly like each other.

Creators:  James Burrows and the Charles Brothers — Cast: Woody Harrelson, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelsey Grammer, Ted Danson, Kirstie Alley, Shelley Long, George Wendt, and John Ratzenberger

11 seasons, 275 episodes

IMDb: 7.8/10

17Friends

Friends

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After 25 years since its debut on TV in 1994, Friends is still one of the comedy shows you can watch again and again but not grow tired of its humor. This 90s classic sitcom is a groundbreaking series.

Back then, most TV shows centered around families or workplaces. However, Friends was the first to focus on relationships between friends in their 20s as they steer themselves through adulthood.

The audiences all came to love the show’s characters who were all behind the reason why it is hailed as one of the best TV shows ever created for TV.

Also, the writers successfully kept the show fresh, it spanned for 10 seasons. Despite that the jokes were made more than two decades ago, they still appeal to the viewers and make them laugh hard.

Some critics argue that the show is quite overrated, with its unrealistic and lily-white protagonists. But others find Friends as comfort TV, just like a decadent slice of blueberry cheesecake. It may not be good for you, but it is something you quite need for the moment.

Creator: Marta Kauffman and David Crane — Cast: Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry, and Matt Le Blanc

10 seasons, 236 episodes

IMDb: 8.9/10

18Jane The Virgin

Jane the Virgin

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Jane the Virgin is known for having the most bizarre premise a show could ever have. This telenovela follows the life of Jane Villanueva, a deeply religious woman who vows not to engage in sex and keep her virginity until she gets married.

In an ironic, funny twist of fate, Jane accidentally get artificially inseminated accidentally during her regular visit to her gynecologist. Thus, she becomes pregnant.

The show sounds more of a soap opera than a comedy, given Jane’s untoward journey. However, it infuses relentless laugh-out-loud moments that surprisingly delight the viewers every time.

Gina Rodriquez delivers a superb portrayal of Jane that she is basically the heart of the show. But Jane the Virgin is inarguably a comedic success due to two other characters.

First, there’s the brilliance of the Narrator voiced by Anthony Mendez. The Narrator helps explain and make interjections at shocking developments, such as “OMG,” with such perfect timing.

Then, there is Jane’s long-lost father Rogelio de la Vega (Jaime Camil). Rogelio, who is a telenovela superstar, never misses stealing the show.

Creator:  Jennie Snyder Urman — Cast: Gina Rodriguez, Justin Baldoni, Yael Grobglas, Brett Dier, Andrea Navedo, Jaime Camil, Ivonne Coll, and Anthony Mendez

4 seasons, 81 episodes

IMDb: 7.8/10

19Schitt

Schitt’s Creek

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Schitt’s Creek is a Canadian sitcom about a crazy rich family that had to scale down their extravagant lifestyle with hilarious outcomes.

The show stars Eugene Levy who plays Johnny Rose, the rich video-store mogul whose fortune is unfortunately lost when his manager missed paying his taxes.

Catherine O’Hara plays his wife, Moira, an ex-soap opera star. She, along with her husband and their two children, have to relocate to a town called Schitt’s Creek, hence, the title of the series.

Johnny bought Schitt’s Creek as a joke at the time his family had insanely lots of cash, they don’t know where to put it. With the latest turn of events, the town, as well as the people living in it, serve as a hilarious wake-up call for him.

Levy delivers a brilliant performance in Schitt’s Creek.  This comedy, in fact, deserves the attention of American audiences.

Creators: Dan Levy and Eugene Levy — Cast: Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, Chris Elliott, Jennifer Robertson, and Emily Hampshire

5 seasons, 66 episodes

IMDb: 8.0/10

20Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

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Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is remarkably a testament to the success of one of Netflix original shows. This comedy is a prequel to the 2001 cult movie, Wet Hot American Summer, which can be streamed on Netflix, too.

Viewers will love watching these actors who have grown more famous since the debut of their meager film. The addition of Jason Schwartzman, John Hamm, and Jordan Peele to the cast blend well to turn up the show’s insane comedic effects.

The show’s jokes flow relentlessly and the audiences wouldn’t have a clue where the funny story is going. Also, fans of Paul Rudd can check out in the First Day of Camp.  They have to see for themselves how he managed to look just the same after 15 years.

There is always a bunch of funny stuff to look forward to each time with the series’ pitch-perfect satire of camp films and the 80s era.

Creators: Michael Showalter, David Wain — Cast: Marguerite Moreau, Zak Orth, Paul Rudd, and Michael Showalter

1 season, 8 episodes

IMDb: 7.4/10

21New Girl

New Girl

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Since it premiered on television in 2011, New Girl has become one of Fox’s strongest comedy shows. When news of Zooey Deschanel being the sitcom’s lead character first surfaced online, plenty of people were having some apprehensions.

However, for seven seasons, New Girl has gone beyond expectations, becoming the flagship programs of its home network. Although it may not everyone’s favorite show, it has brilliant moments that can make your belly burst into laughter as no other show can.

In particular, you will find yourself laughing all over again at Nick thinking that Edward Scissorhands’ name “Rick Snips.”

New Girl is a comedy that revolves around friendship, the idea of growing up, and becoming a better version of yourself. You see some sitcom tropes and romantic comedy clichés.

The show focuses on dating and relationships sometimes. That is because the series employs romantic drama as a channel for the things that transpire around people.

Creator:  Elizabeth Hughes Meriwether — Cast: Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Lamorne Morris, and Hannah Simone

7 seasons, 146 episodes

IMDb: 7.7/10

22F is for Family

F is for Family

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F is for Family is one of the few less-popular originals on Netflix but extremely hilarious. The show is all Bill Burr.

The fans of the comedian should be able to see the series’ forward sense of humor as well as giving consideration for the past. The show is loosely based on Burr’s experience during his childhood years.

The first few seasons of F is for Family are just as funny as hell it is entertaining, it gets a fourth one that will premiere in 2020.

Creators:  Bill Burr, Michael Price — Cast: Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long, Debi Derryberry, Sam Rockwell, Haley Reinhart, and Mo Collins

3 seasons, 26 episodes

IMDb: 8.0/10

23Lovesick

Lovesick

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Lovesick, originally titled Scrotal Recall, introduces Dylan (Johnny Flynn) and his diagnosis of Chlamydia 30 seconds into the series’ pilot episode. His best friend Luke describes it as the “missionary position of sexual diseases.”

Dylan is regardless unbelievably a hopeless romantic who decides to reconnect with his past love interests directly instead of just sending them cards telling them he’s got Chlamydia.

Viewers get treated to knowing Dylan’s past and present and seeing him fall in and out of love. The lighthearted comedy takes an interesting turn when he feels something more than friendship for his best friend Evie, played by Antonia Thomas.

If you are looking for some feel-good, happy-go-lucky kind of show, then this British sitcom is the perfect pick to watch.  Lovesick will certainly pull your heartstrings and make you laugh hard altogether.

Creator:  Tom Edge — Cast: Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas, Daniel Ings, Joshua McGuire

3 seasons, 22 episodes

IMDb: 8.1/10

24Documentary Now

Documentary Now

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Documentary Now is one of the smart comedies to watch on Netflix and you don’t have to be smart, too to fall in love with it. The show offers a smooth parody in a documentary.

This sketch comedy has tons of humor in actual jokes and ones from movie parodies as well as juxtapositions thrown in the mix. Bill Hader and Fred Armisen deliver impressive performances, you will be rolling on the floor laughing.

If you dig documentaries, you will completely love Documentary Now. If you are not quite into this genre, you would still probably think it’s one of the funniest comedy TV shows you would have watched ever.

Creators:  Fred Armisen, Seth Meyers, and Bill Hader — Cast: Helen Mirren, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, John Slattery, Cate Blanchett, Jack Black, Michael Patrick O’Brien, and Aidy Bryant

3 seasons, 21 episodes

IMDb: 8.1/10

25Lady Dynamite

Lady Dynamite

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The key to a successful TV comedy show most of the time is perspective. It so happens that lead star of Lady Dynamite Maria Bamford has lots of it. The comedian also owns creative experience.

Lady Dynamite beautifully explores the moving life of Maria and her personal struggles. Critics hail Bamford as one of the most adored comedians of her generation. That is despite her absence from the spotlight for a few times. The actress has to tend to her mental health and bipolar disorder.

This comedy show is just one of the best to binge on Netflix. It is insanely hilarious and weird in its sort of way. It is created for television by Mitch Hurwitz, the man who is behind another funny sitcom, Arrested Development.

Creators: Pam Brady and Mitch Hurwitz —  Cast: Maria Bamford, Mary Kay Place, Fred Melamed, Ana Gasteyer, Dean Cain, and Ed Begley Jr.

2 seasons, 20 episodes

IMDb: 7.5/10