Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.
Let's face it, traditional sitcoms can get cloying quick; that's why you need these shows, to bring some dark, sarcastic, alcoholic balance to your life. You can't have the Yin of Friends without the Yang of Fleabag.
The appeal in these TV comedies is the utterly relatable neurosis of their starring characters, from Larry David to Michael Cera, and across the pond, the British king of over-thinking basic social interactions, David Mitchell.