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The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows  

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Here are the best Netflix original comedy shows currently streaming right now. Featuring horror comedies, romantic comedies, and sitcoms, this list of Netflix comedy originals is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Netflix original comedy series?

The latest and newest Netflix original comedy shows feature Hollywood's biggest stars, like Drew Barrymore, Alison Brie, Aziz Ansari, and Jon Hamm. Must-watch Netflix original comedies include GLOW, American Vandal, Santa Clarita Diet, and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.  

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

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro
Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series. It features a character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg taken from the comic ...more
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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Ricardo Chavira
Santa Clarita Diet (2017) Netflix original comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila and Joel (Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa Clarita, ...more
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Sex Education is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Gillian Anderson, Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey
Sex Education (Netflix, 2019) is an British comedy-drama web television series created by Laurie Nunn. A socially awkward high school virgin (Asa Butterfield) living with his sex therapist ...more
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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston
Grace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris. Finding out that their husbands have been romantically ...more
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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie
BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy ...more
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On My Block is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Diego Tinoco, Jason Genao, Jessica Marie Garcia
On My Block (Netflix, 2018) is a coming-of-age television series created by Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft. Four bright and street-savvy friends navigate their way through the ...more
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Big Mouth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein
Big Mouth (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett, based on Kroll and Goldberg's tweenage years in the New ...more
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GLOW is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron
GLOW (Netflix, 2017) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. Set in 1980s Los Angeles, Ruth Wilder (Alison Brie), a struggling actress, receives an ...more
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The End of the F***ing World is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden, Gemma Whelan
The End of the F***ing World (Netflix, 2018) is an eight-part British absurdist dark comedy-drama television series, based on the comic series by Charles S. Forsman. 17-year-old James (Alex ...more
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Dead to Me is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, Edward Asner
Dead to Me (Netflix, 2019) is an American dark comedy web television series created by Liz Feldman. After the murder of her husband, tightly wound widow, Jen (Christina Applegate) meets Judy ...more
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Atypical is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, Brigette Lundy-Paine
Atypical (Netflix, 2017) is a coming-of-age dark comedy television series created and written by Robia Rashid. Sam (Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, looks for a ...more
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Derry Girls is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland
Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Features the personal exploits of a 16 year old girl, her family and friends during the Troubles in the early 90s.
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode ...more
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Master of None is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim
Master of None (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. The personal and professional life of Dev (Aziz Ansari), a 30-year-old ...more
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American Vandal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Tyler Alvarez, Griffin Gluck, Jimmy Tatro
This series (Netflix, 2017) is a true satire mockumentary series. When senior class clown Dylan Maxwell (Jimmy Tatro) is accused and expelled from school, sophomore Peter Maldonado (Tyler ...more
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Daybreak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Matthew Broderick, Austin Crute, Colin Ford
Daybreak (Netflix, 2019) is an American post-apocalyptic comedy-drama television series based on the comic series of the same name by Brian Ralph. High school outcast Josh (Colin Ford) is ...more
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Workin' Moms is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Catherine Reitman, Jessalyn Wanlim, Dani Kind
Workin' Moms (CBC, 2017) is a Canadian television sitcom. Kate (Catherine Reitman), Anne (Dani Kind), Frankie (Juno Rinaldi), and Jenny (Jessalyn Wanlim) are a group of friends dealing with the ...more
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Alexa & Katie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Paris Berelc, Isabel May, Tiffani Thiessen
Alexa & Katie (Netflix, 2018) is an American television sitcom created by Heather Wordham. Eagerly anticipating the start of their freshman year of high school, lifelong best friends Alexa ...more
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Family Reunion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Anthony Alabi, Loretta Devine, Talia Jackson
Family Reunion (Netflix, 2019) is an American television comedy series. When the McKellan family, headed by Moses 'Moz' McKellen (Anthony Alabi) from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to extended ...more
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Friends from College is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, Annie Parisse
Friends from College is a Netflix original comedy television series created by Nicholas Stoller and Francesca Delbanco. The series follows a close-knit group of Harvard alumni (Keegan-Michael ...more
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Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez
Russian Doll (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series created by Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler, and Leslye Headland. A young woman (Natasha Lyonne) in New York tries to escape ...more
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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez
One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975 Norman Lear series of the same name. Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado) is a newly-single Army Nursing Corps veteran ...more
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F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long
F Is for Family (Netflix, 2015) is an American web animated sitcom created by Bill Burr and Michael Price. Follow the Murphy family back to the 1970s, when kids roamed wild, beer flowed freely ...more
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Everything Sucks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Peyton Kennedy, Jahi Winston, Patch Darragh
Everything Sucks (Netflix, 2018) is an American television comedy series created by Ben York Jones and Michael Mohan. In 1990s Oregon, members of a high school A/V club clash with the drama
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The Kominsky Method is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin, Nancy Travis
The Kominsky Method (Netflix, 2018) is an American comedy web television series created by Chuck Lorre. An aging actor (Michael Douglas), who long ago enjoyed a brush with fame, makes his living ...more