Watching a favourite TV show is often like hanging out with a good friend. Sometimes all you want is the comfort of familiarity. If you’re in the mood for old company, take your pick from this list of popular comedies on Netflix that will make you giggle no matter how many times you tread the episodes.
This American animated adult comedy show is all about puberty and the bodily changes that come with it. Lead characters Nick Birch and Andrew Glouberman grapple with the confusing changes of adolescence such as the frequent urge to masturbate and wild mood swings.
Creators: Jennifer Flackett, Andrew Goldberg, Nick Kroll, Mark Levin
Cast: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein, Jenny Slate
Seasons: 2 (2017, 2018)
In the world of Raphael Bob-Waksberg’s animated comedy series, BoJack Horseman, humans and anthropomorphic animals live side by side. BoJack is an alcoholic horse way past his prime. At one time a successful actor, BoJack is now a bitter, aging person.
Creator: Raphael Bob-Waksberg
Cast: Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie
Seasons: 5 (2014-2018)
Created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (pictured above) is about the hilarious antics of a bunch of detectives in New York who work the fictional ninety-ninth precinct.
Creators: Dan Goor, Michael Schur
Cast: Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews
Seasons: 6 (2013-2019)
One of the most loved sitcoms of all time F.R.I.E.N.D.S follows the lives of six adults living in Manhattan, as they deal with jobs, relationships, kids and each other. The show will bid goodbye to Netflix at the beginning of 2020. Watch it on Netflix while you can!
Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman
Cast: Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow
Seasons: 10 (1994-2004)
‘Master of None’
Based on the real-life experiences of American-Indian actor and comedian Aziz Ansari, Master of None follows Dev, a 30-year old actor struggling to make a successful career, find a partner and deal with his conservative folks.
Creators: Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang
Cast: Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim, Lena Waithe
Seasons: 2 (2015, 2017)
‘Rick and Morty’
The sci-fi animated comedy series hinges on the alcoholic, eccentric genius Rick, who takes his weak-willed grandson Morty on bizarre adventures across universes.
Creators: Dan Harmon, Justin Roiland
Cast: Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer
Seasons: 3 (2013-2017)
‘That ’70s Show’
Six high school friends living in the fictional Point Place, Wisconsin in the 1970s navigate the ups and downs of their teenage years.
Creators: Mark Brazill, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner
Cast: Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher
Seasons: 8 (1998-2006)
‘Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia’
Guillermo Del Toro brings to life his love for fantasy in the form of the animated series Trollhunters. The show tells the story of a teenage boy who stumbles upon a magical amulet and is given the responsibility of protecting the world from trolls.
Creator: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Charlie Saxton, Lexi Medrano, Anton Yelchin
Seasons: 3 (2016-2018)