5 Best Comedy Shows to Watch Like How I Met Your Mother

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How I Met Your Mother is one of the best Comedy Shows ever. Running for nine straight seasons, the series gave its fans plenty of memories to cherish. Telling the story of five friends, the show begins with Ted narrating to his children how he met their mother.

It has been six years since the show wrapped up for the final time. But it continues to be one of the most fondly remembered series in television history. With numerous funny and tear-jerking moments, not many can match its brilliance. And although fans of the series won’t want to change ships, these comedy shows will be hard to put down.


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Friends show has gone on to redefine the genre of a sitcom. It is perhaps the most popular show on Earth. And chances of finding a Friends nerd every hundred yards are high. It has been two decades now, but the series has not lost any of its popularity. This show revolves around the life of six friends from Long Island. And the ten seasons long series transport the viewers to their life. So much so that you might begin feeling a part of their group.

Sex and The City

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Sex and the City is a show with so many different aspects. The series narrates the story from a profoundly feminist perspective, making it stand out among its peers. All the while without losing its witty humor, which makes it such a special entry in this list. There are four friends on the show. Each in their ways different from one another but facing similar tribulations. Based on the writings of Candace Bushnell, the show has earned multiple accolades during its running. And throughout its tenure, it dealt with topics taking place simultaneously in the real world. This made it a living and breathing series on television.

The Big Bang Theory

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The Big Bang Theory is a story of friendship and understanding. The show gave us a fantastic group of Sheldon, Leonard, Penny, Howard, Raj, Amy, and Bernadette. None of them are perfect when they begin. But by the end of the show, together they become a better version of themselves. It is a show that any teen of this generation has been a fan of. And with the series ending just last year, the memory of the show is still fresh in our mind. It is a sweet story of friendship, and it is a highly recommended show for those yet to catch up.

Modern Family

Modern Family is a mockumentary following the three generations of a family. Taking place in suburban Los Angeles and focuses on the story of three families threaded together by Jay Pritchett. The award-winning show consistently found to narrating the hardships of life in a metropolis. While its brutally, honest narrative never fails to miss the target. The series concluded its long chapter recently. It had been on the air for eleven seasons since 2009. During that time, the show became one of the favorites of fans and a must-watch.

The Office

The list would have been incomplete with the inclusion of The Office. It is an example of a mockumentary done right. Michael, Dwight, Jim are the staff of the legends. With its care-free attitude, the series gives a run for the money to its British counterpart. And since then has also been remade in India. The show was on air for nine straight seasons with immense success. It continues to be extremely popular among fans and is ideal for any mood.

It is said, laughter is the best medicine. The shows listed here will make sure not a day of your life is spent without laughing. Whether they are better than How I Met, Your Mother is up to the fans.