Best Comedy TV shows

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Comedy TV shows" contains films with the following parameters. Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, not serious, witty and clever. Plot: friendship, workplace, friends, disorder, weirdo, workplace situations, male protagonist, satire, sarcasm and family relations. Genre: Comedy, Drama and Romance. Country: USA and UK.
Best Comedy TV shows
Best Comedy TV shows
TOP TV shows: The Office (2005), Young Sheldon (2017), Parks and Recreation (2009), Community (2009), New Girl (2011), Silicon Valley (2014), Suits (2011), Arrested Development (2003), Seinfeld (1989), Jane the Virgin (2014), Sex Education (2019), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Superstore (2015), The IT Crowd (2006), 30 Rock (2006), WandaVision (2021), 2 Broke Girls (2011), The Goldbergs (2013), Friends (1994).

List of Best TV shows

 8.9
 416K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: not serious, sitcom, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, job, love affair, workplace, satire, employer employee relationship, salesman, workplace situations, obnoxious boss, love and romance, promotion, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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 7.4
 35K
Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: clever, witty, humorous, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, school, boy, prodigy, mathematician, kids and family, childhood, family, scientist, adolescence, parents and children ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
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Parks and Recreation (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: political satire, employer employee relationship, office, female protagonist, politics, election, small town life, workplace situations, workaholic, boss and employee, office romance, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
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 8.5
 220K
Community (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.
Style: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, friends, friendship, lifestyle change, student life, hardcase students, social relations, odd, geek, uptight character, silly humor, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, bad taste humour, realistic ...
Plot: bar, slacker, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right, family relations, alcohol, stupidity, drunkenness, family problems, dysfunctional family, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.7
 193K
New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's ...
Style: feel good, buddy comedy, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: friends, roommate, couple relations, ex couple relations, group of friends, love and romance, optimism, young people, couples, lifestyle, singleness, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 8.5
 127K
Silicon Valley (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late ‘80s, Silicon Valley ...
Style: clever, cynical, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: programmer, geek, computers and web, businessman, computer genius, ambition, computer, workplace situations, ambitious, friends, computer system, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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 8.5
 364K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: witty, captivating, talky, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law firm, mentor, prodigy, ambitious, success, mastermind, deal, workplace situations, ambition, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Arrested Development (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.
Style: witty, humorous, surreal, not serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, disorder, siblings relations, irresponsible, bankruptcy, immature, adolescence, weirdo, silly humor, rivals, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 8.8
 256K
Seinfeld (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally aired on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It lasted nine seasons, and is now in syndication. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as a fictionalized ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Plot: everyday life, comedian, dating, friendship, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, antisocial behavior, human relationship, disorder, uptight character, lifestyle, weirdo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york yankees
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Jane the Virgin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child. Based on the telenovela "Juana ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, life turned upside down, virgin, rich man poor woman, love triangle, artificial insemination, fall in love, love and romance, lesbian relationship, disorder, intrigue, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
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 8.3
 159K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: sexy, light, dark humor, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage sex, teenage sexuality, first sex, gay teenager, best friends, gay, school, couples, classmate, teenage life, family relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The off-kilter, unscripted comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, light, funny ...
Plot: mishap, lifestyle, comedian, social awkwardness, buddies, actress, actor, career, everyday life, antisocial behavior, success, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Big Bang Theory is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, intellectual, feel good ...
Plot: geek, friends, scientist, sarcasm, science, neighbor, intelligence, genius, nerd, friendship, social awkwardness, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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 7.8
 26K
Superstore (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A hilarious workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at a super-sized mega store. From the bright-eyed newbies and the seen-it-all veterans to the clueless summer hires and the in-it-for-life managers, together they hilariously tackle the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, funny, absurd, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: workplace humor, store, workplace situations, employee, rivalry, sarcasm, workplace romance, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, workplace, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.5
 134K
The IT Crowd (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: UK Comedy series about two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: computer genius, geek, office, misfit, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, nerd, lifestyle, teamwork, rivalry, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, london
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 8.2
 112K
30 Rock (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: 30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, not serious, topical humor ...
Plot: friendship, writing, parody, actor, tv show, showbiz, female protagonist, employer employee relationship, writers, nothing goes right, artists and showbiz, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 59K
WandaVision (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.
Style: sitcom
Plot: supernatural, superhero, witch, witchcraft, disney, suburbs, superheroine, miraculous event, magic, surrealism
Time: 1950s, 50s
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 6.7
 90K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: not serious, feel good, witty, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, financial problem, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, diner, friends, lifestyle change, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 32K
The Goldbergs (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Before there were parenting blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies, there was a simpler time called the '80s. For geeky 11-year old Adam these were his wonder years and he faced them armed with a video camera to capture all the ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: retro, family life, childhood, parents and children, teenage life, overbearing parent, family values, three generations, brother sister relationship, family relations, jewish, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
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 8.9
 830K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, everyday life, group of friends, love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, looking for love, friends, family relations, cafe, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.7
 366K
The Simpsons (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set in Springfield, the average American town, the show focuses on the antics and everyday adventures of the Simpson family; Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, as well as a virtual cast of thousands. Since the beginning, the series has been a pop ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, witty, not serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, social satire, parents and children, eccentric family, small town, satire, mischievous children, goofy hero, society, suburbs, elementary school ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 20th century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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My Name Is Earl (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karma, white trash, going straight, buddies, goofy hero, redemption, ex couple relations, good deed, partners, slacker, small town, confession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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Grace and Frankie (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Elegant, proper Grace and freewheeling, eccentric Frankie are a pair of frenemies whose lives are turned upside down - and permanently intertwined - when their husbands leave them for each other. Together, they must face starting over in their 70s ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sitcom, light, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: foe turned friend, friendship, couple relations, rivalry, life turned upside down, gender, gay, elderly, family, beach house, divorce, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 74K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, father son relationship, doctor, radio show, dog, verbal byplay, psychiatry, sibling relationship, love and romance, uptight character ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, manchester england, washington state, seattle washington ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 46K
Veep (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, not serious ...
Plot: politics, mishap, vice president, political satire, politician, workplace situations, boss and employee, satire, boss, senator, government official, administration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Never Have I Ever (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After a traumatic year, all an Indian-American teen wants is to go from pariah to popular -- but friends, family and feeling won't make it easy on her.
Style: funny, light, psychological, sweet
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage girl, popularity, social misfits, school, friendship, indian american, mother daughter relationship, psychotherapy, loss of father, first love, romance, coming of age ...
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 45K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: siblings relations, everyday life, family values, family life, family relations, parents and children, adolescence, family, couple relations, marriage, teenage boy, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
Is relevant ?
How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, dating, singleness, friends, couple relations, bar, looking for love, group of friends, roommate, womanizer, buddies, career ...
Time: 21st century, 2030s, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, teamwork, verbal byplay, investigation, crimes, boss and employee, policewoman, arrest, workplace, sergeant, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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