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Shows like Firefly: Bingeable One (or two) Season Wonders

Most shows that get cancelled after a season or two deserve to be relegated to the ash heap. A few great shows, however, never made it past season two, leaving tons of disappointed fans in their wake. The good news is that you can binge them in a day or two.

Shows like Fleabag: Best Dramedies

The ancient Greeks divided their plays into comedies and tragedies, but the smiling and frowning masks are more extremes of a spectrum than binary variables, and some of the best TV shows of the past two decades, like Fleabag, Atlanta, Succession, and Shameless, find humor in deep pain and poignancy in funny situations.

Best AMC TV Shows

Few networks have navigated the 'Golden Age of Television' as well as AMC, with smash hits 'Breaking Bad', 'Mad Men', 'Hell on Wheels', and 'The Walking Dead'; a bit on the serious side, but hey, better to do one thing well.

Best Comedy TV

A round-up of the best live action comedies, ranked by ratings, popularity, awards, and influence on other comedies--including the full range of RomComs, dark comedies, sitcoms, and more.

Shows Like High Maintenance: Great Shows for Stoners

Invent a medical condition, stock up on some awesome state-sanctioned grade, and partake in this list of awesome comedies for stoners.

Shows Like Entourage: Bromance TV

These sitcoms focus on groups of male buddies who belch, barbecue, and banter their way to marginal intimacy with one another - we wonder if this was exactly what Plato had in mind?

Lighthearted Ensemble Comedies

If you are looking for cynical humor, look elsewhere--these shows feature goodhearted characters with great chemistry and limited snark.

Shows like the Good Place: What is the Good Life?

Imagine if Plato had posed the question "what is the good life?" not to Glaucon, but to a 21st century screenwriter.

Shows like Ted Lasso: Optimistic and Kind Comedies

These feel-good series avoid the cynicism, snark and dark comedy prevalent among "prestige" comedies, and instead offer optimism, genuine friendship, kindness, and gentle good humor. This quote from Jim Gavin, the creator of Lodge 49 sums it up the spirit of shows that offer "a joyride, with characters you want to hang out with and with them feel a sense of kindness and optimism in the face of catastrophe."

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