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The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows 

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Updated April 1, 2020 3k votes 644 voters 37.5k views 86 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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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 4

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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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 78

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) 4 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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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 5 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) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Atypical 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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On My Block is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Diego Tinoco, Jason Genao, Jessica Marie Garcia

Premiered: 2018

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

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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Master of None is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 51

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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Dead to Me is listed (or ranked) 11 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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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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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 13 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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American Vandal is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Russian Doll is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Derry Girls is listed (or ranked) 16 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. 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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The Ranch is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Fuller House is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweeten, Andrea Barber

Premiered: 2016

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 66

Fuller House (Netflix, 2016) is an American family sitcom and sequel to the 1987–1995 television series Full House. It centers around D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure), a veterinarian ...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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Workin' Moms is listed (or ranked) 20 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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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 based on Justin Simien's 2014 film of the same name. It follows a group of students of color at a ...more

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Friends from College is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, Annie Parisse

Premiered: 2017

Number of Seasons: 2

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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The Kominsky Method is listed (or ranked) 23 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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She's Gotta Have It is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
DeWanda Wise, Anthony Ramos, Cleo Anthony
She's Gotta Have It (Netflix, 2017) is a comedy-drama series created by Spike Lee, based on his 1986 film of the same name. Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) juggles three suitors: polite Jamie ...more
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Family Reunion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Netflix Original Comedy Shows
Anthony Alabi, Loretta Devine, Talia Jackson

Premiered: 2019

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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