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The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019  

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List Rules The new or returning television series with the most relatable people and situations that aired new episodes during the 2019 calendar year.

You know how some of the most relatable shows never fail to make you say "same?" For better or for worse, there's something comforting about seeing a character who totally gets what you're going through and normal families that are maybe funnier than yours but still seem familiar. From time-honored TV series with new episodes airing this year to brand-new shows that you can already tell you're going to love, it's time seek out the most relatable shows of 2019. Stuck in a day to day retail nightmare you call "work?" Superstore is just begging for a vote from you. Sick of working dead in jobs to try to get the bills paid on time? Shameless may just just the thing. 

Whether your life tends to unfold like a drama series or its one big comedy that seems to be hilarious to everyone but you, you're sure to find a show that speaks to you. So, join in the fun and help decide which are the best, most relatable TV series of 2019 by voting up the most relatable shows and voting down the shows that don't get it at all.

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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
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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Insecure is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Issa Rae, Jay Ellis, Yvonne Orji
Insecure (HBO, 2016) is an American comedy-drama series created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore, based on the web series Awkward Black Girl. Black female friends Issa (Issa Rae) and Molly (Yvonne ...more
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Younger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Sutton Foster, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor
Younger (TV Land, 2015) is an American television comedy-drama series based on the Pamela Redmond Satran novel of the same name. New divorcee Liza Miller (Sutton Foster) finds life difficult at ...more
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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the ...more
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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash
Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more
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Dear White People is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Logan Browning, Brandon P. Bell, DeRon Horton
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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On My Block is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
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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Sex Education is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
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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The Conners is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert
The Conners (ABC, 2018) is an American television sitcom, and a spinoff continuation of Roseanne, created by Matt Williams. After the death of Roseanne Conner, the Conner family is forced to ...more
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Catastrophe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney
Catastrophe (Channel 4, 2015) a British sitcom created by Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan. Sharon Morris (Horgan) and Rob Norris (Delaney) get together after she becomes pregnant following a brief ...more
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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky
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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Broad City is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress
Broad City (Comedy Central, 2014) is an American comedy television series, created by Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. Two Jewish American women in their twenties experience adventures of ...more
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This Is Us is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown
This Is Us (NBC, 2016) is an American television series created by Dan Fogelman. Follows a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories interwine, from sharing the same birthday, ...more
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Friends from College is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
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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PEN15 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle
PEN15 (Hulu, 2019) is an American comedy web television series, created by Maya Erskine, Anna Konkle, and Sam Zvibleman. Erskine and Konkle play versions of themselves as 13-year-old outcasts in ...more
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The Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Max Greenfield, Cedric the Entertainer, Dreama Walker
The Neighborhood (CBS, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Jim Reynolds. The nicest guy in the Midwest (Max Greenfield) moves his family into a tough neighborhood in L.A. ...more
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Grace and Frankie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
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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Carol's Second Act is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Patricia Heaton, Kyle MacLachlan, Bonnie Dennison
Carol's Second Act (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series. After raising her two children and retiring from teaching, Carol Kenney (Patricia Heaton) embarks on a unique second act: ...more
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Mom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
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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Easy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Malin Åkerman, Jane Adams, Andrew Bachelor
Easy (Netflix, 2016) is a comedy-drama anthology series written and directed by Joe Swanberg. Intertwined groups of friends in Chicago fumble through the modern maze of love, sex, technology and ...more
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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
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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Jane the Virgin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas
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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F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
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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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi
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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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Relatable TV Shows In 2019
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