30 Funniest and Best Sitcoms on Netflix to Watch in 2021

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Best Sitcoms on Netflix

The name, Best Sitcoms on Netflix does not do justice to the sitcoms on this list. These sitcoms are rib-cracking hilarious.  

However, since there are tons of excellent sitcoms on Netflix, we cannot mention them all. Moreover, these are some of the sitcoms the author can guarantee will make you laugh and forget your troubles.  

Since the sense of humor of each individual is unique, this list contains workplace sitcoms, mockumentaries, and dramedy.

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So, some of the Best Sitcoms on Netflix are; 

1. Arrested Development

Bluth’s family name used to be prominent in business, they lost everything after the head patriarch got convicted for fraud.

Now, Michael has to maintain peace in the house as he is the only sane person.  

Additionally, this series ran from 2003 to 2019 and had five seasons on Netflix. Also, some of the casts of the series are Jason Bateman, Jessica Walter, Will Arnett, David Cross, Alia Shawkat, and Portia de Rossi. 

2. The Good Place

The Good Place is another series on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix. Besides, it is about Eleanor, a dead saleswoman who lived a morally corrupt life.  

However, she finds herself in a heaven-like afterlife. Although she is there because of a mistaken identity, she tries her best to hide her past to remain there.  
 

Additionally, the series ran from 2016 to 2020 and had four seasons. Furthermore, the cast of the series is Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, D’Arcy Carden, Jameela Jamil, and Manny Jacinto. 

3. Bojack Horseman

This is one of the Best Sitcoms on Netflix. Even though this is an animation, it is not for kids as it makes many references to alcohol, drugs, and sex. The series is about a humanoid horse, Bojack Horseman,  

who was lost in a sea of self-loathing and alcohol, then he decides to make a comeback? Bojack used to be a star of a ’90s sitcom, in which he was the adoptive father of two orphaned girls and one orphaned boy.  

However, the show was suddenly canceled even though it was the hottest show at the time. Now, 18 years later,  

Bojack decides to get back his dignity with the help of a human sidekick and his feline ex-girlfriend, who also happens to be his agent. T 

his series shows how Bojack handles Hollywood culture that is very different from the one he knew. He takes some time getting used to the new trends.  

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Additionally, this series ran from 2014 to 2020 and had six seasons. Also, the cast of the series is Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Amy Sedaris, Aaron Paul, and Paul F. Tompkins. 

4. Schitt’s Creek

Schitt’s Creek is one of the Best Sitcoms on Netflix. The series is about how a married couple, Johnny and Moira, had to move to a small town called Schitt’s Creek after they went bankrupt.  

Initially, Johnny bought the hotel in the city as a joke when the FamilyFamily was rich. This series shows how the couple, along with their two adult kids, David and Alexis, adjust to the new life situation and the town they find themselves in.  

Additionally, this series has six seasons which ran from 2015 to 2020. Furthermore, the cast includes Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, Emily Hampshire, Noah Reid, and Sarah Levy. 

5. Sex Education

This is another one of the Best Sitcoms on Netflix. Sex Education is about a socially awkward high school student, Otis, who may not have a lot of experience in sex.  

However, he has a lot of knowledge on the subject due to his sex-ed teacher, his mom, Jean, who happens to be a sex therapist. Due to manuals, videos, and many conversations with his mom about sex.  

When his classmates learn about Otis’s home life, he decided to use his knowledge to elevate his social status in school.  

He teams up with a smart girl, Maeve, and together they set up an underground sex therapy clinic to solve the issues of their classmates. Through all this, Otis realizes that he might need some therapy of his own.  

Furthermore, the series has two seasons, and season 3 will be premiered on September 17, 2021. The first season was premiered on January 11, 2019.  

In addition, the cast includes Asa Butterfield, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwe, Gillian Anderson, Aimee Lou Wood, and Connor Swindells. 

6. Big Mouth

Big Mouth is another animated series on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix. This series shows the difficulty of going through puberty.

Andrew learns this first hand with inconvenient erections, strange wet dreams, and bar-mitzvah meltdowns.  

Also, Andrew’s best friends, Nick and Jessi, who develop romantic feelings along the way, are with him for the ride. Just like Bojack Horseman, this animation is meant majorly for adults.  

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Additionally, this series currently has four seasons, from 2017 to 2020. However, there might be a fifth season.

Besides, some cast members include Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jenny Slate, Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas, and Maya Rudolph. 

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7. New Girl

New Girl came from being a pretty straightforward series to being one of Best Sitcoms on Netflix.

The series is about Jess, a school teacher who caught her boyfriend cheating and is forced to live with three guys she found on Craiglist.  

Additionally, this series contains five seasons that ran from 2011 to 2018.

Furthermore, the cast includes Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Nasim Pedrad, Hannah Simone, Max Greenfield, Lamore Morris, Damon Wayan Jr., and Megan Fox. 

8. Happy Endings

Happy Endings is one of the Best Sitcoms on Netflix that ended way too early. It involves six friends “adulting” in Chicago and adjusting after the couple, Dave and Alex, who brought them together, broke up.  

Besides, the series has three seasons which ran from 2011 to 2013. Additionally, some of the casts of this series are Eliza Coupe, Elisha Cuthbert, Adam Pally, Casey Wilson, Damon Wayan Jr., Zachary Knighton, and Megan Mullally. 

9. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

This is also one of the Best Sitcoms on Netflix. This series is about Kimmy Schmidt, who was rescued 15 years after a cult kidnapped her.  

In the series, she tries reclaiming her life in New York and does this with wide-eyed enthusiasm.

Without thinking, she rents a room from Titus, a gay wannabe Broadway actor who is also a street performer in Times Square, to make ends meet. 

Besides, this unlike pair discovers they are well suited for each other. With Titus reintroducing Kimmy to modern life and Kimmy being an inspiration to Titus never to give up.  

As a team, they weather whatever life throws at them. Furthermore, this series ran from 2015 to 2019 and had four seasons.

Also, some of the cast include Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Jon Hamm, Tituss Burgess, Carol Kane, Sara Chase, and Tina Fey. 

10. The IT Crowd

The IT Crowd is one of the Best Sitcoms on Netflix. It is about two tech geeks (IT guys) who are based in the basement of Reynholm Industries.  

When a new supervisor illiterate in technology is hired, they all land in various hilarious situations. Additionally, this series ran four seasons from 2006 to 2013.

Also, the cast includes Richard Ayoade, Chris O’Dowd, Matt Berry, Katherine Parkinson, Chris Morris, Noel Fielding, and Graham Linehan. 

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11. Community

Community is another one of the Best Sitcoms on Netflix. This series is about a lawyer whose law degree was revoked, so he had to join the Greendale Community College.  

However, the diverse temperaments of students who joined his study group led to several quirky and memorable encounters.  

Moreover, this series had six seasons that were filmed between 2009 and 2015. In addition, the series cast includes Alison Brie, Joel McHae, Donald Glover, Gillian Jacobs, Ken Jeong, Danny Pudi, and Yvette Nicole Brown. 

12. Girlfriends

This is also on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix. Girlfriend’s centers around four young, strong women trying to succeed as young adult women while facing ups and downs in life.  

These four best friends stood by each other during various levels of success, dating, marriage, divorce, etc. Additionally, this series ran from 2000 to 2008 and had eight seasons.  

Also, some of the cast of this series include Jill Marie Jones, Tracee Ellis Ross, Persia White, Golden Brooks, Reggie Hayes, and Mara Brock Akil. 

13. Friends

Well, you know the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix is not complete without Friends being on the list. Even though this series first premiered in 1994, it is still one of the best sitcoms on Netflix.  

It was the most-watched sitcom on Netflix in 2020. This series follows six adults living in Manhattan and the adventures and decisions they make in their lives.  

It follows them through running from a wedding, divorce, marriage, dating, surrogate, adopting kids, and being a single parent. 

Additionally, this series has ten seasons that ran from 1994 to 2004. Also, the cast includes Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, and Matt LeBlanc. 

14. The Office

This is another award-winning sitcom that deserves a spot on Best Sitcoms on Netflix list. It is a US adaptation of the British mockumentary with the same name. The office features the staff of a fictional firm, Dunder-Mifflin.  

It includes the boss, Michael, who unintentionally tells inappropriate jokes at work. Also, Jim, the likable guy, Dwight, the employee who lacks social skills and common sense, and other employees in the office.  

Additionally, this series ran from 2005 to 2013 and had nine seasons. Furthermore, some of the series casts are Steven Carell, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Rainn Wilson, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, B.j Novak, and Ed Helms. 

15. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

This is another series that deserves to be on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix. This series is about an eccentric commanding officer, Ray Holt, and his diverse, quirky team of odd detectives who solves crimes in Brooklyn, New York.  

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Besides, this series currently has eight seasons, the eighth season premiered on August 12, 2021. However, the first season premiered on September 17, 2013.  

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Furthermore, Melissa Fumero, Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Chelsea Peretti, Andre Braugher, and Joe Lo Trugilo.  

16. Two and a Half Men

Another sitcom on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix is Two and a Half Men. This series shows how the life of a carefree jingle writer, Charlie Harper changed when his brother, Alan, and nephew, Jake, move into his Malibu beach house.  

Initially, Alan came claiming to stay temporarily, but his “temporary” stay turned to years. Moreover, the series ran for 12 seasons between 2003 to 2015. 

In addition, the cast of the series includes Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, Conchata Ferrell, Marin Hinkle, and Holland Taylor. 

17. The Big Bang Theory

The next on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix is The Big Bang Theory. This series shows how the lives of four introvert scientists who are friends changed when they met a free-spirited young woman. Penny moved across the hall from Leonard and Sheldon.  

However, Howard and Raj always visit their apartment. Thus, they all get to be with Penny a lot. Additionally, this series ran for 12 seasons from 2007 to 2019.

Also, the cast of the series includes Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Jim Parsons, Melissa Rauch, Mayim Balik, and Kunal Nayyar. 

18. Never Have I Ever

This is another sitcom you should watch on Best Sitcoms on Netflix list. It is about a first-generation Indian-American teenager. After a traumatic year, she decided to establish her status at school.  

However, her FamilyFamily, friends, and feelings make it difficult. Besides, this series is currently an ongoing series that presently have only two seasons. The first season was premiered in 2020.  

Also, the cast of this series is Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Jaren Lewison, Richa Moorjani, Darren Barnet, Lee Rodriguez, and Poorna Jagannathan. 

19. American Vandal

Even though this series was canceled, it is still one of the Best Sitcoms on Netflix. It is a mockumentary that shows the aftermath of various high school pranks.  

Besides, Peter Maldonado, an aspiring documentarian, takes it upon himself to find out exactly who is responsible for the tricks in the school.  

Anyways, Peter has help from his friend, Sam Ecklund. All through the series, you will be wondering who the actual perpetrator of the crime is until the very end. 

Additionally, the series ran for two seasons before it was canceled in 2018. It originally premiered in 2017.  

Also, some of the casts of this series are Tyler Alvarez, Griffin Gluck, Jimmy Tatro, Dan Perrault, Camille Ramsey, and Calum Worthy. 

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20. Derry Girls

The next on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix is Derry Girls. This series was set in the 1990s, during the time of The Troubles.  

It revolves around the life of a sixteen years old girl, Erin, and her friends who grew up in a world of armed police in armored Land Rovers and British Army checkpoints in Northern Ireland. Erin is more focused on her boy crush, who does not know she exists despite the circumstances.  

This series shows that teenagers in Northern Ireland deal with the same growing pains as the rest of the world.  

Additionally, this is an ongoing series that currently have only two seasons. The first season was released in 2018. Also, the cast of this series includes Nicola Coughlan, Dylan Llewellyn, Louisa Harland, Lisa McGee, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, and Saoirse-Monica Jackson. 

21. Jane the Virgin

Another series on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix is Jane the Virgin. This series is about a devout Catholic, Jane, who vowed to be a virgin until marriage.

However, she is accidentally artificially inseminated during a routine gynecological visit and becomes pregnant. Moreover, Jane learns that the biological donor is her boss and former crush.

Throughout the movie, Jane proves naysayers wrong. Additionally, this series has four seasons which were initially released from 2014 to 2019.

Besides, some of the cast of this series include Gina Rodriguez, Justin Baldoni, Jaime Camil, Yael Grobglas, Andrea Navedo, Tyler Posey, and Brett Dier.

22. Disenchantment

Another animation on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix is Disenchantment. This series is about the misadventures of a hard-drinking young princess, Bean, her feisty elf, Elfo, and personal demon, Luci, in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland.  

Furthermore, the trio encounters ogres, sprites, human fools, trolls, and imps in the series. In addition, this series is still ongoing, it currently has only three seasons, and the first season started in 2018.  

Also, the cast of this series includes Abbi Jacobson, Maurice LaMarche, John DiMaggio, and Billy West.  

23. Grace and Frankie

This series is the next on the Best Sitcoms on Netflix list. It is about two ladies, Grace, and Frankie who has always been rivals. 

However, things change when they learn that their husbands are in love and want to get married. As everything they are used to falls apart, they can only rely on each other.  

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Additionally, this series has six seasons that were released from 2015 to 2020. However, there are talks that another season will be released in 2021.  

Also, the cast in this series includes Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, Sam Waterson, Martin Sheen, Brooklyn Decker, and Ethan Embry. 

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24. Modern Family

This award-winning series deserves a spot on the Best Sitcoms on Netflix list. This series shows three modern-day families from California related as they try to deal with their kids, quirky spouses, and jobs in their unique ways.  

Additionally, this series has 11 seasons which ran from 2009 to 2020. Also, some of the cast in the series are Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed O’Neil, Sarah Hyland, and Ariel Winter.  

25. One Day at a Time

This series is next on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix. Norman Lear’s 1975 series of the same name inspired this sitcom.

However, this series revolves around the life of Penelope, a newly single Army veteran, her Cuban-American Family, and how they go through the ups and downs of life.  

Penelope is currently working as a nurse and raising two willed solid children. However, she enlists the help of her “old school” mother and her building confidant.

This series shows how loved ones can make life’s good and bad times worthwhile. 

Additionally, this series ran from 2017 to 2020 and had four seasons. Also, the cast involved in this series is Justina Machado, Isabella Gomez, Marcel Ruiz, Rita Moreno, Sheridan Pierce, Stephen Tobolowsky, Todd Grinnell, and James Martinez. 

26. 30 Rock

Amazingly this sitcom recently returned to Netflix, thus, making it on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix. This series is about Liz Lemon, a sketch comedy shows a head writer who has to deal with her arrogant boss and eccentric.  

Nevertheless, she has to run the TV show successfully without going insane. Additionally, this series was initially released from 2006 to 2013 and ran for seven seasons. 

Furthermore, the cast in the series is Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer, Scott Adsit, Judah Friedlander, and Tracy Morgan. 

27. Toast of London

The next on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix is the toast of London. This series is about Steven Toast, an actor who was successful in his 40s, regularly appearing on TV and stages in London.  

However, his career takes a nosedive when he became the star in a controversial play in the West End. This even led to members of the public attacking him because of the outrageousness of the play.  

Besides, his personal life is also in chaos as he is recently divorced and currently staying with his friend Ed and Ed’s elderly mistress. 

Additionally, this series has three seasons that were initially released from 2013 to 2015. Furthermore, some of the series casts are Matt Berry, Doon Mackichan, Shazah Latif, Harry Peacock, and Robert Bathurst. 

28. Lady Dynamite

Another sitcom you should check out on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix is Lady Dynamite.

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This series is loosely based on the life of Maria Bamford, how being a comic and actress affected her life.  

The series tells tales of a woman who loses it and later finds herself in a hilarious manner. Additionally, this series ran two seasons from 2016 to 2017.

Also, the cast of this series is Maria Bamford, Mary Kay Place, Ana Gasteyer, Fred Melamed, Bridget Everett, and Lennon Parham. 

29. Kim’s Convenience

The next on the list of Best Sitcoms on Netflix is Kim’s Convenience. This series is about a Korean-Canadian family running a convenience store in Toronto.  

Besides, the series also shows how the Family deals with their customers, each other, and the world around them. Additionally, this series ran five seasons from 2016 to April 2021.  

Also, the cast in this series is Simu Liu, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang, Nicole Power, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Andrew Phung, and John Ng. 

30. F is For Family

The last on this list F is For Family. Just like the other animations on this list, it is not meant for children.

This series is a raunchy comedy animation set in the 1970s. This means it celebrates all things the 1970s, including the lifestyle and music.  

Moreover, Bill Burr’s life inspired this series. It is about a short-tempered veteran, Frank, who lives in the suburbs with his wife, Sue, and their three children.

Additionally, Franks works in an airport and is prone to shouting and profanity-filled rants.  

Furthermore, this series has four seasons released from 2015 to 2020; however, there might be a fifth season.

Also, the cast of this series is Bill Burr, Justin Long, Haley Reinhart, Laura Dern, Vince Vaughn, Kevin Michael, and Sam Rockwell. 

In conclusion, these are some of the must-see sitcoms that are available on Netflix. Although other awesome sitcoms are not mentioned on the list, these are sure to make you laugh and have a good time. 

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