With smart humor, heart‑warming stories, and captivating actors, One Day At A Time is one of Netflix’s best comedy shows. A reimagining of the TV classic breathes fresh life into Norman Lear’s classic 1975 sitcom of the same name. The humor smoothly transitions into tackling weighty, topical issues. And the stellar performances from Rita Moreno as Lydia and Justina Machado as Penelope makes the series nothing less than iconic.
One Day At A Time offers a contemporary take on the ups and downs of life. If you are hooked to this sitcom, here are the ten best comedy shows you should watch.
On My Block
A coming-of-age teen comedy-drama, On My Way, tackles real issues and will also make you laugh heartily. A youth sitcom and drama, it presents the story of four bright and street-savvy friends. The setting of this story is mostly in a Hispanic and black neighborhood in South Central Los Angeles. The series brings you a heartwarming and hilarious story of friendship and survival.
Fuller House debuted on Netflix in 2016. It is a spin-off of the classic sitcom, Full House (1987-1995). If you have watched the original show, you will be more than emotional to see some of the original cast members return to the sequel. And, creator Jeff Franklin returns to refashion what the original series brings to the audience. So, get ready to share the roof with the family and join them in their parenting, romances, and other surprises that life brings along.
Created by Ben York Jones and Michael Mohan, Everything Sucks! is a sublime coming-of-age dramedy series. You will meet a bunch of disaffected and angry kids. They need to accustom themselves to the world occupied by clueless and mean adults. This series parodies the teen-culture prevalent in the mid-1990s.
Amy Sherman-Palladino brings to you a show that offers a perfect mix of romance, humor, and drama. Once you start, you are sure to get obsessed with the Gilmore Girls, Rory, and Lorelai. Oh, and of course Emily Gilmore too. This a witty, warm, and whimsical comedy-drama.
Laurie Nunn’s comedy-drama series, Sex Education, is one of the best teen shows on Netflix. It is a stellar, heartfelt, and a wise series. And, it busts the sex-related taboos with superb ease. Sex Education is a quirky comedy series, but its premise is promising with lots of mature content.
Jane the Virgin
Jane the Virgin is a series which will take you on a rollercoaster ride of tears and happiness. It deals with mature sexual themes. It weaves it in a brightly aesthetic and playful script that moves forward at a brisk pace. So, follow the story of Jane, who is a chaste young woman. But she is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination, and this rolls out the storyline.
Created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, Better Things is a dramedy series. It stars Pamela Adlon as Sam Fox, a divorced actress with no filter. She struggles to meet the ends to divide her time between professional commitments and her duty to raise her three daughters.
SKAM is a Norwegian online tv series hosted by NRK P3. This coming of age show deals with several themes ranging from personal identity to friendships. This show also beautifully delivers the social message about difficult themes of sexism, homophobia, racism, and mental illnesses.
This Is Us
A romantic family drama, This Is Us is a series that is packed with humor and emotions. The series chronicles the lives of the Pearson family across decades. Rightly said, it is not just a tv show, but a piece of art. As the family struggles to find happiness and get over the past tragedy, the moments of joy and heartbreak will not fail to overwhelm you with emotions.
Created by Mae Martin and Joe Hampson, Feel Good stands true to its name. The series follows the story of recovering addict and comedian Mae. It brings you the passionate and messy Mae’s life as her efforts to live a sorted life complicates.
These comedy-drama series will bring to you moments that will feel like a warm hug at one moment. And, at another, it will offer you a dark and deep dive into the struggling lives of these characters. With enough warmth and humor to touch upon the more massive aspects of life, these series will bring to you some beautiful stories that will melt you from within.