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, not serious, sitcom, witty and light. Plot: family relations, friendship, male protagonist, lifestyle, society, friends, parents and children, father son relationship, weirdo and immature. Genre: Comedy, Drama and Romance. Country: USA, UK and Canada.
Best Comedy TV shows
Best Comedy TV shows
TOP TV Shows: Resident Alien (2021), Friends (1994), How I Met Your Mother (2005), My Name Is Earl (2005), Modern Family (2009), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Two and a Half Men (2003), Silicon Valley (2014), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), The Middle (2009), Young Sheldon (2017), New Girl (2011), 2 Broke Girls (2011), The IT Crowd (2006), Schitt's Creek (2015), The Office (2005), Frasier (1993), Never Have I Ever (2020), Why Women Kill (2019), The Orville (2017).

List of Best TV Shows

 8.1
 35K
Resident Alien (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, light, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: alien, alien disguised as human, alien contact, fish out of water, extraterrestrial, alien race, farce, friendship, friends, moral dilemma, alien creature, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, colorado
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 8.9
 946K
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: girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, best friends, group of friends, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, friends, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cafe, female friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, light, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, roommate, friends, looking for love, dating, group of friends, singleness, couples, couple relations, womanizer, career, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2030s, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 101K
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, buddies, going straight, ex couple relations, goofy hero, good deed, redemption, slacker, partners, irony of fate, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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 8.5
 409K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family relations, family life, generation gap, parents and children, everyday life, adolescence, hot and sexy, marriage, couple relations, family, eccentric family, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california, 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, clever, witty, feel good ...
Plot: friends, genius, scientist, geek, sarcasm, nerd, roommate, friendship, intelligence, science, social awkwardness, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, usa, pasadena california
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Two and a Half Men (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, buddy comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: beach house, teenager, womanizer, friends, roommate, slacker, parents and children, lifestyle, silly humor, family life, eccentric family, young kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: california, malibu california, usa
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 8.5
 143K
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, realistic, witty, not serious ...
Plot: programmer, geek, computers and web, computer genius, businessman, ambition, computer, workplace situations, computer system, nerd, ambitious, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown ...
Style: witty, feel good, captivating, atmospheric, uplifting ...
Plot: comedian, jewish family, female protagonist, divorce, career, judaism, husband wife relationship, stand up comedian, breakup, female comedian, lifestyle change, coping ...
Time: 50s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.6
 49K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom ...
Plot: siblings relations, family, adolescence, family values, everyday life, family life, family relations, parents and children, teenage girl, parenthood, couple relations, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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 7.5
 53K
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: humorous, clever, witty, philosophical
Plot: genius, child prodigy, family, prodigy, school, childhood, boy, parents and children, mathematician, adolescence, kids and family, scientist ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, year 1989
Place: texas, usa
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 7.7
 216K
New Girl (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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: talky, feel good, buddy comedy, sitcom, light ...
Plot: friends, roommate, group of friends, ex couple relations, couple relations, love and romance, optimism, couples, lifestyle, singleness, buddies, young woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.6
 96K
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, witty, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, ambitious, financial problem, best friends, workplace situations, diner, lifestyle change, friends, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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 8.5
 147K
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: office, geek, nerd, computer genius, workplace situations, workplace, boss and employee, misfit, lifestyle, teamwork, career, popularity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, london
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 8.6
 112K
Schitt's Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira, and their two kids, über-hipster son David and socialite daughter Alexis, suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt's Creek, a small depressing ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, ironic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing
Plot: brother sister relationship, family relations, small town, eccentric family, parents and children, life turned upside down, couple relations, motel, riches to rags, couples, class differences, bankruptcy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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 9.0
 535K
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: talky, not serious, realistic, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, salesman, job, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, bully, crush, rivals, staff, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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 8.2
 82K
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, witty, humorous ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, dog, father son relationship, doctor, verbal byplay, psychiatry, sibling relationship, uptight character, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, manchester
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Never Have I Ever (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: light, humorous, funny, psychological, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, popularity, school, social misfits, friendship, grownups, first love, teenager, coming of age, family relations, teenage life, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: usa
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 8.3
 22K
Why Women Kill (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Three women living in three different decades: a housewife in the '60s, a socialite in the '80s and a lawyer in 2018, deal with infidelity in their marriages.
Style: captivating, witty, atmospheric, erotic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: open marriage, crumbling marriage, marriage, housewife, strong female lead, male female relationship, women, jealousy, female protagonist, adultery, family in crisis, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 2010s, 1940s
Place: usa
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 8.0
 69K
The Orville (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Follow the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 300 years in the future.
Style: futuristic, feel good, exciting, humorous, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, outer space, space battle, space and aliens, spacecraft, space exploration, dark humor, adventure, gay marriage, alien, alien planet, evil alien ...
Time: future, distant future
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Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A '90s-set single-camera comedy about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid growing up in suburban Orlando, being raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother often bewildered by white culture.
Style: mumblecore, not serious, humorous, sitcom, funny ...
Plot: immigrants, family relations, restaurant, family life, parents and children, suburbs, society, youth, school, middle school, brother brother relationship, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, orlando florida
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 8.3
 128K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, mastermind, fbi, unlikely partners, art thief, special agents, con artists, genius, law enforcement, criminal, intelligence, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, 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, weirdo, silly humor, irresponsible, rivals, bankruptcy, immature, adolescence, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.2
 32K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, suburbs, neighbor neighbor relationship, youth, parents and children, family relations, everyday life, single parent, fish out of water, social relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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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: humorous, captivating, light, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, life turned upside down, artificial insemination, virgin, rich man poor woman, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, lesbian relationship, disorder, intrigue, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore.
Style: humorous, sitcom, ridiculous, sincere, light ...
Plot: fish out of water, strong female lead, misfit, hopes, cult, nanny, abduction, female protagonist, coping, new world, overcoming, modern life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.7
 359K
The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
Style: entertaining, bloody, tense, satirical, parody ...
Plot: dark humor, superhero, super speed, vengeance, murder, violence, brutality, superheroine, corruption, super powers, superhuman, rivalry ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: new york
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 8.2
 19K
Hacks (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Explore a dark mentorship that forms between Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old.
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating
Plot: comedian, mentor protege relationship, female comedian, stand up comedian, female protagonist, mentor, coworker, glory, outcast, price of fame, society, co worker co worker relationship ...
Place: las vegas
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 8.7
 132K
This Is Us (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same ...
Style: touching, sincere, thought provoking, sentimental
Plot: adoption, childhood memory, depression, childhood, father son relationship, parenthood, family, grieving, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, sibling, overweight ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 80s
Place: pittsburgh
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 8.5
 251K
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, sitcom, not serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college life, geek, friends, student life, social relations, hardcase students, college, friendship, lifestyle change, uptight character, immature, crush ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
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