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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 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 Good Omens: Shows with a Fullerverse Vibe

Bryan Fuller pioneered a style that tackle serious topics in a lighthearted way. His characters are mainly wholesome and quirky (Hannibal no and yes), and the shows often include supernatural elements and a vivid visual style. Think dark comedies with a lighthearted touch. This is a list of shows by Fuller (Pushing Daisies, American Gods) or with the same vibe (Good Omens, A Series of Unfortunate Events)

Best British Comedy TV

Fleabag is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to great, recent British comedy.

Shows like Fleabag: Dark Comedy Roundup

A long list of comedies and dramadies that find humor in subjects that are typically not considered funny--like murder, grief, and mental health issues.

Shows like the Last Man on Earth: You Have to Laugh in the End

These post-apocalyptic survivors manage to see the funny side of earth's End Times, and frankly, there's nobody around to call them out for it, now is there?

Shows like Sense8: Unnatural Coincidences

In these science fiction and fantasy shows, strangers find their lives are interconnected in ways that exceed coincidence.

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