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The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows 

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Updated June 29, 2020 3.3k votes 720 voters 41.3k views 97 items

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.  

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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

Premiered: 2015

Lucifer (Fox, 2016) is an American fantasy police procedural comedy-drama television series developed by Tom Kapinos. The series revolves around Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), the Devil, who ...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

Premiered: 2017

Santa Clarita Diet (Netfklix, 2017) is an American comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila (Drew Barrymore) and Joel (Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa ...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

Premiered: 2019

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

Premiered: 2015

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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Big Mouth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein

Premiered: 2017

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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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie

Premiered: 2014

BoJack Horseman (Netflix, 2014) is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett) was the star of the hit television show "Horsin' Around" ...more

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Atypical is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Atypical Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, Brigette Lundy-Paine

Premiered: 2017

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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On My Block is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Diego Tinoco, Jason Genao, Jessica Marie Garcia

Premiered: 2018

On My Block (Netflix, 2018) is an American coming-of-age television series created by Lauren Iungerich, Eddie Gonzalez, and Jeremy Haft. In an inner-city Los Angeles neighborhood, four teens - a ...more

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

Premiered: 2015

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. After being rescued from a doomsday cult, an optimistic young woman (Ellie ...more

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Master of None is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim

Premiered: 2015

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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GLOW is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron

Premiered: 2017

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 W... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Alex Lawther, Jessica Barden, Gemma Whelan

Premiered: 2018

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) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, Edward Asner

Premiered: 2019

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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Derry Girls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Derry Girls Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland

Premiered: 2018

Derry Girls (Channel 4, 2018) is a British sitcom created by Lisa McGee. Erin (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), her cousin Orla (Louisa Harland), their friends Clare (Nicola Coughlan) and Michelle ...more
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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez

Premiered: 2017

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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Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez

Premiered: 2019

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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American Vandal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
American Vandal 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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The Ranch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
The Ranch Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Debra Winger
The Ranch (Netflix, 2016) is an American comedy web television series created by Don Reo and Jim Patterson. The son (Ashton Kutcher) of a Colorado rancher returns home from a semi-pro football ...more

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Alexa & Katie is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweeten, Andrea Barber

Premiered: 2016

Fuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom created by Jeff Franklin, and a sequel to the 1987–1995 television series. D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), now a widow and a ...more

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Dear White People is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Logan Browning, Brandon P. Bell, DeRon Horton

Premiered: 2017

Dear White People (2017, Netflix) is an American satirical comedy-drama television series created by Justin Simien, and based on his 2014 film of the same name. A group of black students at a ...more

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The Kominsky Method is listed (or ranked) 22 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

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Workin' Moms is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Catherine Reitman, Jessalyn Wanlim, Dani Kind

Premiered: 2017

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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Friends from College is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, Annie Parisse

Premiered: 2017

Friends from College (Netflix, 2017) is a 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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Family Reunion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Tim Mowry, Anthony Alabi, Loretta Devine

Premiered: 2019

Family Reunion (Netflix, 2019) is an American television comedy series. When the McKellan family, headed by Moses 'Moz' McKellen (Anthony Alabi), move from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to ...more

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