The Best Comedy TV Series On Netflix To Binge-Watch

Your search for the next comedy show to watch on Netflix ends here! We have lined up the best comedy TV series on Netflix for you to choose and binge-watch.

List 1: Comedy 

Social Tequila’s Best Comedy TV Series On Netflix

Have you ever found yourself scrolling through Netflix, Prime Video, and Hotstar for hours on end looking for a show either to watch and enjoy or have playing in the background while you scroll through apps on your phone? Gone are the days where we were given each channel’s list of programs and the time at which they air. And gone are the days when only Hollywood movies were considered while watching something on your phone or laptop. With the world at our fingertips, we’re spoilt for choice. We spend most of our time looking for things to watch rather than actually watching something.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

This show is a police procedural comedy series, that as the name suggests occurs in the fictional 99th precinct in Brooklyn, New York. The story revolves around an immature yet brilliant NYPD Detective Jake Peralta and his co-workers. The show was produced as a single-camera comedy and has garnered a huge throng of committed fans.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

When Fox decided to drop Brooklyn Nine-Nine after their fifth season, it took just a day of fans petitioning to have NBC pick it up. The show has won Emmy Awards, and a Golden Globe Award for the Best Television Series- Musical or Comedy. The series has received immense praise for the way it speaks about serious matters while maintaining the humor. Its portrayal of the LGBTQ+ community has also garnered it a lot of love, appreciation, and awards.

Why is it Socially Tequilafied?

Brooklyn Nine-Nine will warm your heart right up. Eventually, you’ll begin to find yourself in each character, be it the childish yet brilliant Jake Peralta, the responsible yet perfectly flawed Amy Santiago, the hardworking yet groveling Charles Boyle, the strong yet gentle Terry Jeffords, the dark yet loyal Rosa Diaz, the stoic yet humorous Raymond Holt, or the disgusting yet lovable goofs Hitchcock and Scully. The show tackles a lot of serious issues playfully, and doesn’t wait for the audience to get “used to it”. In the first episode of the first season, it addresses the discrimination the new captain of the precinct had to face before joining the 99th precinct because he was openly gay. The show continues to tackle various issues throughout its seven seasons and is a definite must-watch.

Schitts Creek

An amazing show created by an amazing father-son duo Eugene and Dan Levy who also play father and son on the show. Schitts creek is loved and watched for its beautiful writing, acting, and humor. The show revolves around a formerly wealthy family; the Rose family, are stripped of their wealth and are then forced to relocate to a small town Schitts Creek. They purchased this place as a joke, years ago. They are allowed to live in the town’s small motel and the family then has to learn how to live with each other, without their truckloads of money. 

Schitts Creek

Why is it Socially Tequilafied?

There was a time when we would rarely be seeing each other all day or wouldn’t see each other for days on end. With our current situation and the lockdown, we now get to see everyone we live with all the time. Similarly, like them, we are experiencing a learning curve too. At the end of the day, our situation brings us all closer and helps us love and cherish those around us. Schitts Creek is a feel-good show that shows us it’s never too late to start over and grow as individuals.

Kim’s Convenience

Kim’s convenience is a comedy wherein a Korean-Canadian family of four who run a convenience store in Moss Park, Toronto. The patriarch of the family was a teacher in Korea before his wife and he migrated to Canada. They decided to own and operate Kim’s Convenience. The family matriarch was also a teacher in Korea. But now her life revolves around her store, family, and the church at which she volunteers. The Kim’s have two children, a daughter, and son who are both in their early 20’s in the first season of the show. 

Why is it Socially Tequilafied?

Kim’s convenience is an easy watch, you don’t need to try hard to follow or relate to the characters in the show. It deals with real situations faced by people in their early and late ’20s. It is funny and rings true. Kim’s convenience has relatable situations from the very start. It also shows two halves with Janet who is a good average student and is responsible. On the other hand, her brother is involved in petty crime is trying to clean up his act. There is also a nod toward strained father-son relationships which makes the show all the more real. It talks about love, family, and everything in between.

Patriot Act with Hasan Minaj

As the name suggests it’s a web show hosted by comedian, writer, and producer Hasan Minaj. While it contains 6 volumes each volume varies between 6-7 episodes, the show speaks about current affairs and political situations around the world. Hasan Minaj is in the list of the 100 most influential people in the world (April 2019).

Patriot Act with Hasan Minaj

Why is it Socially Tequilafied?

The series allows people of all ages to consume news with satire. Mostly, news is generally deemed boring or depressing. But in this show, it gets a new satirical spin allowing it to be entertaining and educational. It also allows people to be aware of crucial and important situations and affairs all around the world. Comedy is a great platform for the delivery of any tidbit of information. Hasan Minaj makes the terrifying and political as easy to listen to as regular stand-up.

While Netflix and Chill is not really an option for most of us, Netflix and Binge sure is. With our Socially Tequilafied list of the best comedy TV series on Netflix, we challenge you and your best friend to a Netflix party binge.

Sneha Zacharia

Come back to us here at Social Tequila and find our list on the best comedy TV series on Amazon Prime. Stay tuned to Media Shots to see more from other genres and OTT platforms.

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