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The Best Amazon Original Comedy Shows

Updated April 16, 2021 272 votes 63 voters 5.4k views27 items

List RulesVote up the best original comedies from Amazon. Originals and co-productions only.

Here are the best Amazon Video original comedy shows currently streaming right now. Featuring period comedies, political satire, and even superheroes, this list of Amazon Video comedy originals is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Amazon Video original comedy series?

The latest and newest Amazon Video original comedies include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Tick, and Forever. Must-watch Amazon Video original comedy series also includes Transparent, Mozart in the Jungle, and Red Oaks.  

Vote up the best original comedy series on Amazon Video, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen

    PremieredMarch 17, 2017

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American period comedy-drama web television series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. A 1960s housewife (Rachel Brosnahan) discovers she has a...  more
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    The Tick

    Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman

    PremieredAugust 15, 2016

    The Tick (Amazon, 2016) is an American television series based on the character The Tick from the comic book of the same name. In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant...  more
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    Fleabag

    Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Ben Aldridge

    PremieredJuly 21, 2016

    Fleabag (BBC Three, 2016) is a British comedy series created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, based on her 2013 one-woman show. A young woman (Waller-Bridge) tries to cope with life in London while...  more
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    Upload

    Andy Allo, Robbie Amell

    PremieredMay 1, 2020

    Upload (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy satire television series created by Greg Daniels. In the future, Nathan (Robbie Amell) meets his early death, and is uploaded into...  more
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    Mozart in the Jungle

    Gael García Bernal, Lola Kirke

    PremieredFebruary 6, 2014

    Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon Video, 2014) is a web television series developed by Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, and Alex Timbers, and inspired by the memoir Mozart in the Jungle: Sex, Drugs, and...  more
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    Red Oaks

    Craig Roberts, Ennis Esmer

    PremieredAugust 28, 2014

    Red Oaks (Amazon Video, 2015) is a comedy web television series created by Joe Gangemi and Gregory Jacobs. David (Craig Roberts), a college student, begins working at a New Jersey country club during...  more
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    Alpha House

    John Goodman, Clark Johnson

    PremieredApril 19, 2013

    Alpha House is an American political satire television series produced by Amazon Studios. The show stars John Goodman, Clark Johnson, Matt Malloy and Mark Consuelos as four Republican U.S. Senators...  more
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    Forever

    Ioan Gruffudd, Judd Hirsch

    PremieredSeptember 22, 2014

    Forever is an American drama television series about Dr. Henry Morgan, an immortal medical examiner in New York City. The series aired on ABC as part of the 2014–15 fall television season. The...  more
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    Jean-Claude Van Johnson

    Jean-Claude Van Damme, Kat Foster

    Premiered2017

    Jean-Claude Van Johnson (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American action comedy-drama television series created by Dave Callaham. Global martial arts sensation Jean-Claude Van Damme is also a former...  more
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    The Kicks

    Sixx Orange, Emyri Crutchfield
    The Kicks (Amazon Video, 2015) is an American teen comedy television series created by Alex Morgan and David Babcock. When twelve-year-old soccer player Devin (Sixx Orange) moves to California with...  more
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    Inside Jokes

    Rosebud Baker, Jc Currais

    Premiered2018

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    Comrade Detective

    Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
    Comrade Detective (Amazon, 2017) is an American satire buddy cop show created by Brian Gatewood and Alessandro Tanaka. Romanian detectives Gregor Anghel (Channing Tatum) and Joseph Baciu (Joseph...  more
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    Transparent

    Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffmann

    PremieredSeptember 26, 2014

    Transparent (Amazon Video, 2014) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Jill Soloway. A Los Angeles family discovers that the person they knew as their father, Mort (Jeffrey...  more
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    Sneaky Pete

    Giovanni Ribisi, Margo Martindale

    PremieredAugust 7, 2015

    Sneaky Pete (Amazon, 2015) is an American crime drama series created by David Shore and Bryan Cranston. The series follows a released convict who adopts the identity of his cell mate in order to...  more
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    Catastrophe

    Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney

    PremieredJanuary 19, 2015

    Catastrophe (Channel 4, 2015) a British sitcom created by Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan. After an unexpected pregnancy, an Irish woman (Horgan) and an American businessman (Delaney) decide to become...  more
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    Modern Love

    Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey

    PremieredOctober 18, 2019

    Modern Love (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American romantic comedy anthology television series directed by John Carney, based on the weekly column published by The New York Times. An exploration of love...  more
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    Patriot

    Michael Dorman, Terry O'Quinn

    PremieredNovember 6, 2015

    Patriot (Amazon, 2017) is an American comedy-drama series. To prevent Iran from going nuclear, intelligence officer John Tavner (Michael Dorman) must forgo all safety nets and assume a perilous...  more
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    Truth Seekers

    Emma D'Arcy, Malcolm McDowell

    PremieredOctober 30, 2020

    Truth Seekers (Amazon Video, 2020) is a British paranormal comedy television series. It centers on a pair of paranormal investigators who take out haunted churches, underground bunkers, and abandoned...  more
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    Undone

    Rosa Salazar, Bob Odenkirk

    PremieredMay 18, 2018

    Undone (Amazon Video, 2019) is an American adult animation comedy-drama web television series created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy. The show explores the elastic nature of reality through...  more
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    Frank of Ireland

    Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson

    PremieredApril 15, 2021

    Frank of Ireland (Amazon Video, 2021) is a British comedy series created by Brian Gleeson, Domhnall Gleeson, and Michael Moloney. The series follows Frank a 32-year-old catastrophe who has a tenuous...  more
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    How To Survive Being Single

    Sebastián Zurita, Tato Alexander

    PremieredJune 26, 2020

    How To Survive Being Single (Amazon Video, 2020) is a Mexican comedy series created by Sebastián and Emiliano Zurita and is based on certain aspects of Sebastian's life. The show revolves around...  more
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    Betas

    Joe Dinicol, Karan Soni

    PremieredApril 19, 2013

    Betas is set in the world of Silicon Valley start-ups and centers on a quartet of under-socialized computer geeks who have designed a killer app that could transform the social lives of about 6...  more
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    Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street

    Sloane Morgan Siegel, Drew Justice

    PremieredFebruary 6, 2014

    Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street (Amazon Video, 2014) is an American live action family television series created by David Anaxagoras. Gortimer Gibbon (Sloane Morgan Siegel) and his two best...  more
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    Crisis in Six Scenes

    Woody Allen, Miley Cyrus
    Crisis in Six Scenes is an American television mini-series written and directed by Woody Allen for Amazon Studios. The series is set in the 1960s during turbulent times in the United States. A middle...  more
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    I Love Dick

    Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Hahn
    I Love Dick (Amazon, 2017) is an American television series created by Jill Soloway and Sarah Gubbins. Based on the novel by Chris Kraus, the series follows a husband (Griffin Dunne) and wife...  more