29 TV Comedies That Are Criminally Underrated But Oh-So Good


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1. Miracle Workers (2019–)

TBS

One-sentence description: Steve Buscemi is God and wants to destroy Earth, so it’s up to Daniel Radcliffe to save all mankind.

Where to stream: TBS

Watch the trailer here.

2. Crashing (2017–2019)

HBO

One-sentence description: Pete Holmes tries to become a successful comedian and sometimes John Mulaney is mean to him.

Where to stream: HBO Go or HBO Now

Watch the trailer here.

3. Dollface (2019–)

Hulu

One-sentence description: A recently dumped woman realizes her entire life revolved around her ex, so she tries to rekindle her old friendships…and it’s a little bit trippy.

Where to stream: Hulu

Watch the trailer here.

4. Insecure (2016–)

HBO

One-sentence description: Issa Rae fictionalizes some super awkward experiences that a modern-day black woman faces in LA.

Where to stream: HBO Go or HBO Now

Watch the trailer here.

5. Community (2009–2015)

NBC

One-sentence description: A lawyer finds out his degree has been revoked, so he has to go back to community college, and while he’s there he forms a study group with some ~eclectic~ classmates.

Where to stream: Netflix or Hulu

Watch the trailer here.

6. Pen15 (2019–)

Hulu

One-sentence description: 30-year-olds play middle school versions of themselves as they navigate middle school in the ’00s.

Where to stream: Hulu

Watch the trailer here.

7. Episodes (2011–2017)

Showtime

One-sentence description: Imagine Joey Tribbiani, but at his worst and he has a new TV show.

Where to stream: Showtime and Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

8. I’m Sorry (2017–)

TruTV

One-sentence description: She’s a great mom but just the sliiiiiightest bit immature and it constantly gets her into trouble.

Where to stream: Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

9. The Other Two (2019–)

Comedy Central

One-sentence description: A teenager becomes an internet sensation and his two much older siblings try to use his success to make their lives have purpose.

Where to stream: Comedy Central

Watch the trailer here.

10. Great News (2017–2018)

NBC

One-sentence description: A woman’s mother gets hired at her TV station and embarrasses the heck out of her.

Where to stream: Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

11. The Mindy Project (2012–2017)

Hulu

One-sentence description: Mindy Kaling is a gynecologist who’s looking for a perfect man to sweep her off her feet.

Where to stream: Hulu

Watch the trailer here.

12. Workin’ Moms (2017–)

Netflix

One-sentence description: They’re not quite “perfect” moms, but that’s what makes them so great.

Where to stream: Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

13. Atlanta (2016–)

FX

One-sentence description: Two cousins try to fix their lives and navigate the rap scene in Atlanta, Georgia…also Donald Glover, duh.

Where to stream: Hulu

Watch the trailer here.

14. Shameless (2011–)

Showtime

One-sentence description: This family is a mess, but in a chaotic way.

Where to stream: Showtime and Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

15. Superstore (2015–)

NBC

One-sentence description: A group of employees devote their days to shenanigans at a fictional superstore called Cloud 9.

Where to stream: Hulu

Watch the trailer here.

16. On Becoming a God in Central Florida (2019–)

Showtime

One-sentence description: Kirsten Dunst gets involved in a pyramid scheme and cons her way to the top.

Where to stream: Showtime

Watch the trailer here.

17. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015–2019)

The CW

One-sentence description: A woman follows her ex-boyfriend to West Covina thinking it’ll solve all her problems — and there’s music!

Where to stream: Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

18. United States of Tara (2009–2011)

Showtime

One-sentence description: Toni Collette has multiple personalities and Brie Larson plays her teenage daughter.

Where to stream: Showtime or Hulu

Watch the trailer here.

19. Nathan for You

Comedy Central

One sentence description: A man comes up with wildly outlandish marketing proposals to help struggling businesses, and spoiler alert, they don’t end well.

Where to stream: Hulu or Comedy Central

Watch the trailer here.

20. Alone Together (2018)

Freeform

One-sentence description: Two best friends are their most unapologetic millennial selves.

Where to stream: Hulu and Freeform

Watch the trailer here.

21. Living with Yourself (2019–)

Netflix

One-sentence description: There are two Paul Rudds.

Where to stream: Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

22. Champaign ILL (2018)

YouTube / Sony

One-sentence description: Two guys are part of their high school best friend’s entourage, but when he suddenly dies, they realize they have no money, homes, or actual life skills.

Where to stream: YouTube Premium

Watch the trailer here.

23. A.P. Bio (2018–)

NBC

One-sentence description: Imagine Dennis from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia but as a high school teacher.

Where to stream: NBC

Watch the trailer here.

24. GLOW (2017–)

Netflix

One-sentence description: Gorgeous ladies wrestling during the 1980s, but it’s still empowering.

Where to stream: Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

25. Happy Endings (2011–2013)

ABC

One-sentence description: It’s kinda like Friends, but they’re from Chicago.

Where to stream: Hulu

Watch the trailer here.

26. Broad City (2014–2019)

Comedy Central

One-sentence description: Two best friends attempt to ~make it~ in New York, and they’re typically kind of a mess.

Where to stream: Hulu and Comedy Central

Watch the trailer here.

27. Imposters (2017–2018)

Bravo

One-sentence description: A super hot con artist gets people to fall in love with her, then she steals all their money.

Where to stream: Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

28. Dead to Me (2019–)

Netflix

One-sentence description: Two widows become best friends, but ~secrets~ unfold.

Where to stream: Netflix

Watch the trailer here.

29. Silicon Valley (2014–2019)

HBO

One-sentence description: A group of tech geniuses create their own tech company but also parody Silicon Valley ~culture~.

Where to stream: HBO Go or HBO Now

Watch the trailer here.

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