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Shows like The Great: Historical Comedies TV

Historical and hysterical--these period comedies have it all--and find the funny side of the Roman Empire, Victorians, Vikings, and just about every other era you can think of--don't miss Horrible Histories or Ghosts.

Shows Like Fawlty Towers: The British Sitcom, a Noble Tradition

This list focuses on the best of British sitcoms, pre 2000; FYI, if you've seen all of these, you are the most British person alive, and eligible for a small, mail-order trophy.

Shows Like Jeeves and Wooster: Wodehousian Television

Not just direct adaptations of PG Wodehouse's work have made it on to this list, but also shows that share the author's appreciation for the pleasant, meaningless art of British chit-chat.

Downton Abbey, But Funny--British Historical Comedies

Sick of English period dramas that are about as much fun as a steel-ribbed bodice? Have no fear, these English costume comedies see the funny side of history, even social repression and mechanized warfare!

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