The 23 Best Comedies on Hulu, Right Now!

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Binge-watched all your favorite shows in one day? Don't worry, we're not judging. And lucky for you, we've compiled a list of the best comedy shows on Hulu that are about to bring your lazy days at home to the next level. From comedic classics to up-and-coming series, prepare for a whole lot of laughs…

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

September 17, 2013

IMDB: 8.4

Nine nine! For the first stop on our list, we're taking you to the Big Apple as we tag along on the adventures of Brooklyn's finest (well, funniest, at least). Brooklyn Nine-Nine follows the sagas of NYPD's 99th precinct as they continue to take bad guys off the streets. But trust us when we say it's not as serious as it sounds. From hilarious pranks to Halloween "heists," it's never a dull moment at the Nine-Nine. Cool, cool, cool, head on over to Hulu to check out the hype for yourself. And in the meantime, keep scrolling for some more fun...

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30 Rock

October 11, 2006

IMDB: 8.2

Whether you've already caught an episode or not, there's a good chance you've heard of 30 Rock. But if by some chance you haven't? Go and grab the popcorn while the sitcom takes you behind the curtains of a fictional sketch comedy show - and all of the hilarious chaos it entails, of course. And with Tina Fey as one of the series' main stars, well, need we say anymore? Expect a whole lot of laughs and only a little bit of second-hand stage fright as we watch her juggle an overly arrogant boss (Alec Baldwin) and a ton of legendary guest stars.

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Broad City

January 22, 2014

IMDB: 8.4

Ah, the joys of being in your 20's. It's almost like you've got the world at your feet... right? Try again. Much like most of us, Ilana Wexler and Abbi Abrams' journey to adulthood doesn't quite pan out the way they expected it to - which, luckily, makes for one hilarious adventure. During Broad City, we follow the 20-something BFFs as they embrace every curveball thrown their way - from low-income jobs to less-than-boring love lives. Check out their New York City saga below. Just don't forget to buckle up, you're in for a bumpy ride.

The Office U.K.

July 9, 2001

IMDB: 8.5

What if we told you there was actually another Dunder Mifflin on the other side of the globe - equally as quirky and questionable? Meet The Office U.K., otherwise known as the OG "Office" series. Long before many US viewers met Michael Scott, actor Ricky Gervais was busy reigning as the very first World's Best Boss. This 2001 mockumentary series follows the Wernham Hogg paper company and the hilarious employees that make up its Berkshire office. And while we can't promise any of Kevin's famous chili or Jim's timeless pranks, trust us: You're in for a real treat here.

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Rick and Morty

December 2, 2013

IMDB: 9.2

When we say Rick and Morty is out of this world, we're not lying. The sci-fi sitcom starts with Rick Sanchez, a mad scientist, suddenly appearing on his daughter's doorstep one fateful day. But that's not where this story ends. In fact, that's just the beginning. As Rick adjusts to his new reality, he soon gains a companion in the oddest of places - his long-lost grandson, Morty. And, well, let's just say their time together is nothing short of entertaining. From adventures across the galaxy to fending off evil clones, this Adult Swim comedy will have you on the edge of your seat when you're not busy laughing at another one of Rick's savage one-liners. Head over to Hulu and get ready for the best trip of your life. And when you're done? Another season is returning shortly...

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Dave

March 4, 2020

IMDB: 8.4

Haven't heard of Lil Dicky? You're about to know him - very well. This funny series, Dave, follows the saga of the famous rapper as he stars as a spoofed version of himself. And let's just say he doesn't hold back. From pillow-talk to problems in the studio, Hollywood's funny guy doesn't exactly leave much to the imagination. But that's exactly why the raunchy comedy has morphed into the instant hit that it is. Well, that and the fact that the appearance of celeb guest-stars is almost as common as the laughs you'll be having at poor Dave Burd's expense. Check it out here, and happy binging! 

Key & Peele

January 31, 2012

IMDB: 8.3

What's better than one comedian? Two, of course. When funny guys Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele took to the stage for their very own sketch series, all odds were off. Safe to say, the comedians' TV show, Key & Peele, is even more entertaining than we could've ever imagined. From "Gremlins" to Game of Thrones, no topic is off-limits when it comes to these BFFs and their hilariously quirky skits. And that's exactly what we love about it. But you'll find that one out soon enough. Hop on over to Hulu to be a part of the fun for yourself.

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Community

September 17, 2009

IMDB: 8.5

Sure, one may think community college might not make for the most entertaining television - but that's where you'd be wrong. Leave it to legendary writer Dan Harmon to pen a sitcom so hilarious that it might just make us want to hit the books again. Quirky series, Community, focuses on a group of misfits as they adjust to life at Greendale Community College. Whether they're studying Spanish raps or scrambling for a pen for an embarrassingly long amount of time, the outcast students certainly get an A+ when it comes to keeping things fresh and interesting. But we'll let you be the judge of that one when you watch the series yourself.

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Black-ish

September 24, 2014

IMDB: 7.1

There's a new family in town, and we're not the only ones whose eyes they've caught. Meet the Johnsons, the stars of our next binge-worthy adventure. The hilarious sitcom, Black-ish, follows an upper-middle-class black family as they adjust to life in a predominantly white neighborhood. The show offers a refreshingly honest outlook and reflects various points of view - all while getting a chuckle or two out of us, of course. Perhaps that's why it's morphed into a family favorite. And we've got a feeling you'll be a fan too. Check out the hilarious comedy here, and keep on scrolling for some more laughs...

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

August 4, 2005

IMDB: 8.8

Philadelphia's forecast officially calls for a whole lot more than just clear skies and sunshine. That's right, there's a 100% chance It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is bound to leave you laughing just as much as the rest of us. The raunchy sitcom invites us into the lives of 5 pals who run an Irish pub together - when they're not busy hurling hilarious insults at each other, that is. But we're not the only ones feeling amused by these brutal business owners. The hit series has already been on the air for 14 seasons, with a 15th headed our way soon. Join in on the fun before it returns to our screens here...

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Modern Family

September 23, 2009

IMDB: 8.4

There's nothing quite like family, huh? Look no further than Jay Pritchett, who managed to keep us glued to the screen for 10+ years thanks to his hilarious family. Ever since Modern Family's debut back in 2009, the comforting sitcom has taken us on quite the ride. Despite the massive age gaps, language barriers, and sibling rivalry along the way, this modern family will have you laughing nonstop as you watch 'em juggle everything life hurls their way (or at least attempt to). Pop on over to Hulu for a family reunion like no other. Seriously. You've been warned.

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The Mindy Project

September 25, 2012

IMDB: 7.4

Mindy Kaling has come a long way since we saw her pining over Ryan at Dunder Mifflin back in '05. Well, sort of. The Office star's self-titled comedy, The Mindy Project, sees her as a successful OB/GYN. But we'll also watch her yearn for those same sappy relationships Kelly Kapoor spent her time in the office daydreaming about. But that's not all. We'll also be blessed with lots of familiar faces. Not only does the sitcom borrow a lot of Office stars, but their time on our screens this time around is somehow even more entertaining. Check it out for yourself here.

Scrubs

October 2, 2001

IMDB: 8.3

While we can't promise you the, um, most professional experience, should you ever find yourself at Sacred Heart Hospital, you're in for a very memorable time. Our next comedy, Scrubs, follows the hilarious sagas of a group of interns, led by John "J.D." Dorian, as they navigate their way around a fictional California hospital. Safe to say, you'll be getting a whole lot more than a VIP pass to the operation table with this adventure. Expect a whole lot of laughs and only a few malpractice scenarios after whizzing your way through all 9 seasons here. (Oh, and did we mention Dave Franco co-stars in season 9?)

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How I Met Your Mother

September 19, 2005

IMDB: 8.3

We know we've said this before, but from Ted Mosby's mysterious flashbacks to Barney Stinson's legendary one-liners, How I Met Your Mother is truly a comedy like no other. Perhaps that's why the sitcom managed to secure 9 successful seasons before bringing Ted's journey to finding love to a final end. Well, how did he meet his children's mother? Not so fast - that's one secret you'll have to find out for yourself. Head on over to Hulu to watch the hilarious mystery unfold here. (Psstt prepare for several plot twists.)

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Fresh Off the Boat

February 4, 2015

IMDB: 7.8

Loosely based on the memoir of the very same title, Fresh Off the Boat follows a Taiwanese family during the '90s as they adjust to a new reality - far away from the comforts of D.C.'s Chinatown they once called home. Sure enough, the family's time in their new Orlando, Florida stomping grounds doesn't quite pan out the way they'd imagined. From their struggles to adjust to American culture to learning new things about themselves in the process, the sitcom's time on our screen is equally as heartwarming as it is hilarious. Catch the family comedy for yourself here.

Archer 

September 17, 2009

IMDB: 8.6

He's got the brains, he's got the beauty, and he's got the brawns: Meet Malory Archer, your soon-to-be new favorite superhero. The hilarious comedy, Archer, stars Malory as a party-loving playboy who also doubles as an international spy. The James Bonde-esque series will leave you clinging to the edge of your seat - all while making you crack at least one smile throughout each action-packed adventure. Prepare for a whole lot of drama and only a little bit of dysfunction during this satirical sitcom. Well, what are you waiting for? Pop on over to Hulu to be a part of the action.

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Cougar Town

September 23, 2009

IMDB: 7.0

We may have met her as a clueless chef navigating her way through adulthood, but leave it to Courteney Cox to prove that 40 is indeed the new 20. Though instead of Central Perk, the Friends star’s latest on-screen sitcom has her cozying up in new, unchartered territory: Cougar town (hence the sitcom’s name). You’ll watch the brunette beauty as she navigates her way through adulthood, dating, and all the hilarious mishaps it calls for. And with an 89% approval from Rotten Tomatoes? Could we BE any more excited about this Hulu gem?

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Bob’s Burgers

January 9, 2011

IMDB: 8.1

On paper, it's the classic American Dream: A family man successfully manages to run his dream business - a hamburger restaurant - along with his wife and three children by his side. But make no mistake about it - what happens in Bob's Burgers is anything but cliché. While Bob Belcher might have all the ingredients for the perfect life, he and his clan are perhaps as dysfunctional as it gets - making for one hilarious cartoon. And we're not alone on that one. The popular series has been on air since 2011, and doesn't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. Pop on over to Hulu to check out the hype for yourself.

My Name is Earl

September 20, 2005

IMDB: 7.7

What goes around comes around - right? At least that’s how Earl Hickey sees it. In My Name is Earl, a lowlife criminal finds himself winning the lottery one fateful day… only to realize he misplaced his ticket. So what does he do? Set off on a journey to turn his life around and make things right. Trust us when we say this sitcom will not only put a smile on your face, but tear at your heartstrings. And hey, whether you believe in karma or not, at the very least, allow this Hulu staple to remind you to keep your valuables in a safe place…

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The Golden Girls

 September 14, 1985

IMDB: 7.9

Granted, we may not be used to watching four senior citizens living under the same roof. But that's exactly what we love about quirky comedy, the Golden Girls. The retro sitcom follows the lives of single women Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia as they adjust to life as roommates. And while failed love lives may have led them to their new shared home in Miami, there's no doubt about it: The girls are living their golden years. Pop on over to Hulu to learn a thing or two from the women who've literally done and seen it all...

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PEN15

February 8, 2019

IMDB: 8.0

The year is 2000. It’s the first day of middle school, and the stakes have never been higher - at least where Anna and Maya are concerned. In Pen15, comedians Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle star as 13-year-old versions of themselves, all while being surrounded by actual middle school kids. What could possibly go wrong, right? Safe to say, the oddball comedy is exactly as cringeworthy as you’d expect it to be. Which is exactly what the stars had in mind when they blessed us with the quirky comedic gem. After all, has anyone’s journey through puberty actually been graceful? So what are you waiting for? Pop on over to Hulu for a dose of some good ol’ nostalgia (and only a little bit of awkwardness).

Don’t Trust the B— In Apt 23

April 11, 2012

IMDB: 7.3

Similar to The Golden Girls, our next sitcom follows the tales of two roommates - only their reality looks slightly different: Chloe, a 20-something wild child, and June, a naive small-town girl, are truly like night and day. But the Don’t Trust the B- In Apartment 23 co-stars and their contrasting selves are exactly why this comedy is the hit that it is. Aside from the endless laughs you'll be getting with this Hulu gem, you'll also be gifted with a valuable life-lesson: Always vet strangers before agreeing to live under a roof with them.

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Saturday Night Live

October 11, 1975

IMDB: 8.0

Last but certainly not least, it’s time to rehash a comedic classic: It’s hard to think of a time when this comedy series wasn’t busy dominating our Saturday nights. Whether it’s another raunchy skit or celebrity musical performance, Saturday Night Live certainly knows how to put on a show. After all, they’ve been doing it for over 45 years now. And considering the ratings and rave reviews? We’d say the beloved series isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Pop on over to Hulu to give your weekend watching the upgrade it deserves.

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