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The Best Feel-Good TV Shows

Updated November 20, 2020 7.7k votes 963 voters 22.6k views69 items

List RulesVote up the TV shows that are best to throw on when you're feeling down, and always cheer you up.

You’ve had a bad day and just want to put the TV on and forget your troubles. These positive TV shows should do the trick. Many will make you laugh, some will warm your heart, and others may make you crave a macaroni and cheese hamburger from a local dive. If you’re feeling down, check out these uplifting TV shows.

Although the mantra of Seinfeld is “no hugging, no learning,” that does not mean that it’s not part of feel-good television. There is no better remedy for sadness than laughter. Many of these top feel-good shows are considered the most hilarious in television history, from the timelessness of I Love Lucy to the biting satire of The Simpsons.

There are no serial killer shows or heavy, weighty dramas on this collection of good, ol' feel-good television. Not that there is anything wrong with those kind of shows, there’s simply a time and place for everything. So grab a snack, wrap yourself up in a blanket, and binge watch these top feel-good shows. You can always check out the feel-good movies as well.

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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine
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    The Good Place
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    Parks And Recreation
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    The Office
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    Friends
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    Modern Family
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    How I Met Your Mother
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    Gilmore Girls
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    New Girl
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    The Golden Girls
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    Scrubs
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    Community
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    The Big Bang Theory
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    Hart Of Dixie
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    I Love Lucy
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    The Great British Bake Off
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    Bob's Burgers
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    The Simpsons
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    Cheers
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    One Tree Hill
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    Full House
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    The Andy Griffith Show
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    Everybody Loves Raymond
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    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
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    Frasier
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