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For 10 seasons the NBC mega hit comedy Friends dominated both television ratings and popular culture. From 1994 to 2004, Joey (Matt LeBlanc), Chandler (Matthew Perry), Ross (David Schwimmer), Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Monica (Courteney Cox), and Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow) were not just best friends on television, but became best friends for the millions of fans who tuned into their sitcom every week. The landscape of the situation comedy has changed a lot over the past decade, but there are still some great sitcoms on television. There will never be another Friends, but there is television similar to Friends. Here’s a list of shows fans of Friends would like.

Some of the items on this list are TV shows like Friends. Although the tone in Girls, Broad City, and Silicon Valley is vastly different from the love fest setting in Friends, the foundation of those shows are similar. At their fundamental core, they are about the relationship between pals and the family that is created not by blood, but by companionship.

Of course, there are a couple shows on this list that actually star cast members from Friends. For fans of Joey Tribbiani, Matt LeBlanc plays a parody version of himself in Episodes. He even won the Best Actor in a Comedy Golden Globe for the role in 2011. Additionally, Matthew Perry currently plays the Oscar Madison, half of the mismatched pair from The Odd Couple.

Some of the shows that made this list are on here just because they’re funny. Modern Family and Transparent are hilarious, well-written programs that any fan of comedy will truly appreciate.

Vote up for the current TV shows in 2016-2017 that you think Friends fans would love and add any others that are sure to entertain the most avid Friends fans out there.

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Modern Family Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more

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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
The Big Bang Theory Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the show along with Steven Molaro. All three also serve as head ...more

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New Girl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
New Girl Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield New Girl is an American sitcom television series that premiered on Fox on September 20, 2011. Developed by Elizabeth Meriwether under the working title Chicks & Dicks, the series revolves ...more

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Episodes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Episodes Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan Episodes is a British/American television sitcom created by David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik and produced by Hat Trick Productions. It premiered on Showtime in the United States on 9 January 2011 ...more

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt 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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The Odd Couple is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
The Odd Couple Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane The Odd Couple is an American multi-camera television sitcom that premiered on February 19, 2015, on CBS. It is the sixth screen production based on the 1965 play written by Neil Simon, preceded ...more

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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
StephenAlgie added The Goldbergs Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal The Goldbergs is an American television sitcom that premiered on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 on ABC. The series was created by Adam F. Goldberg and stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin. ...more

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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Grace and Frankie Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen

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The Mindy Project is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
The Mindy Project Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ike Barinholtz The Mindy Project is an American romantic comedy television series that premiered on Fox on September 25, 2012, and airs on Tuesday nights. The series, created by Mindy Kaling, is co-produced by ...more

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Mom is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Mom Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney and was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, as well as Gemma Baker. ...more

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Transparent is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Transparent Jeffrey Tambor, Amy Landecker, Judith Light Transparent is an American comedy-drama television series produced by Picrow for Amazon Studios that debuted on February 6, 2014. The series was created and directed by Jill Soloway. The story ...more

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is an American television sitcom that premiered on FX on August 4, 2005, and moved to FXX beginning with the ninth season. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia was ...more

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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Fresh Off the Boat Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang Fresh Off the Boat is a comedy series starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, and Forrest Wheeler that is inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie Huang and ...more

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Broad City is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Broad City Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress Awkward comedy following two friends through life in the city. Fan Amy Poehler liked it so much that she hopped on board as exec producer for its imminent TV transfer.

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Master of None is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Master of None Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Lena Waithe

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Silicon Valley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Silicon Valley Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener Silicon Valley is an American television sitcom created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on six young men who found a startup company in Silicon Valley. The ...more

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The Royals is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
The Royals Ariel Tepes Sharkey, Hekate-Margaret Tepes Sharkey, Jonathon The Impaler Sharkey

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Life in Pieces is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Life in Pieces Dan Bakkedahl, Holly J. Barrett, Betsy Brandt

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Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Last Man on Earth Will Forte, January Jones, Cleopatra Coleman The Last Man on Earth is an American post-apocalyptic comedy television series created by and starring Will Forte. The series premiered on the American broadcast network Fox on March 1, 2015. ...more

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Baskets is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Baskets Zach Galifianakis, Martha Kelly, Louie Anderson Baskets (FX, 2016) is an American comedy television series co-created by Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis and Jonathan Krisel, who is also the showrunner. Galifianakis stars in the dual lead role ...more

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Ballers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Ballers Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller Untitled Miami Athletes Project is an upcoming drama comedy film written by Stephen Levinson and directed by Peter Berg.

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Casual is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Casual Tara Lynne Barr, Patrick Heusinger, Alisha Boe

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Best Friends Whenever is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Current TV Shows That Friends Fans Would Love
Best Friends Whenever Landry Bender, Lauren Taylor, Gus Kamp