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List Rules Shows that are currently available to stream on Netflix.

The absolute funniest shows streaming on Netflix, ranked from the most popular to the least by the Ranker community. This list has all the best comedy TV shows that are currently streaming on Netflix. Which show is the funniest?

If you're into dysfunctional families, critically acclaimed series like Arrested Development and Shameless are worth binge watching. For the classic sitcom fans, Cheers is streaming on Netflix, too. Animation fans might enjoy hit shows like Bojack Horseman. Don't also miss out on the most popular TV comedies like Parks and Recreation, The Office, and of course, Friends

There's a slew of comedies streaming on Netflix to choose from that spans the decades. This list can also help satiate your binge-watching appetite as well, as many of these shows will keep you in stitches right through their last season. So sit back, relax, and vote up this list of funny shows on Netflix.

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 9

The Office is an American television comedy series that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013. It is an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. The Office was adapted for ...more

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 7

Parks and Recreation is an American television sitcom starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. Created ...more

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That '70s Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
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Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis

Premiered: 1998

Number of Seasons: 8

That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006. The series focused on the lives of a group of teenage friends living in ...more

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Friends is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
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Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow

Premiered: 1994

Number of Seasons: 10

Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which originally aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004. It lasted ten seasons and is now in ...more

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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 4

Arrested Development is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz, which originally aired on Fox for three seasons from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006. A fourth season of ...more

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New Girl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 6

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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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
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Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 2

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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Young & Hungry is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 4

Young & Hungry is an American sitcom created by David Holden, and executive produced by Ashley Tisdale. The multi-camera series stars Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero, Kym ...more

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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 2

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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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because ...more

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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

Premiered: 1982

Number of Seasons: 11

Cheers is an American sitcom that ran for eleven seasons between 1982 and 1993. The show was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for ...more

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Orange Is the New Black ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 4

Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan and first released on Netflix on July 11, 2013. The series, produced by Tilted Productions in association with ...more

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Master of None is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
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Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 1

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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Blue Mountain State is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Darin Brooks, Alan Ritchson, Chris Romano

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 3

Blue Mountain State is an American comedy series that premiered on Spike on January 11, 2010. The series producers include Chris Romano and Eric Falconer, and it is produced by Lionsgate ...more

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Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 3

Jane the Virgin (The CW, 2014) is an American satirical romantic comedy-drama telenovela developed by Jennie Snyder Urman. A working, religious young Latina virgin (Gina Rodriguez) becomes ...more

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The IT Crowd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson

Premiered: 2006

Number of Seasons: 4

The IT Crowd is a British sitcom by Channel 4, written by Graham Linehan, produced by Ash Atalla and starring Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson and Matt Berry. The "IT" ...more

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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Schitt's Creek
Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy

Number of Seasons: 1

Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more

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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 3

Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. This remake of the award-winning British series is set in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, although ...more

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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

Premiered: 1993

Number of Seasons: 11

Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David ...more

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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
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Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 3

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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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 2

iZombie (The CW, 2015) is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, loosely based on the comic books by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred. A medical ...more

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Portlandia is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 6

Portlandia is a satirical sketch comedy television series, set and filmed in and around Portland, Oregon; it stars Carrie Brownstein and former Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen. The ...more

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Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
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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The Andy Griffith Show ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts

Premiered: 1960

Number of Seasons: 8

The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960 to April 1, 1968. The show, a semi-spin-off from an episode of The Danny Thomas Show, starred Andy ...more

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The Inbetweeners is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Shows Streaming on Netflix
Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Greg Davies, Blake Harrison

Premiered: 2008

Number of Seasons: 2

The Inbetweeners is a British sitcom that originally aired on E4 from 2008 to 2010. Created and written by Damon Beesley and Iain Morris, the show followed the life of suburban teenager Will ...more

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