11 Underrated sitcoms to watch

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FRIENDS, The Office, and Brooklyn Nine Nine. All remain etched in our memories for life. The reason is simple. They are masterpieces and, above all, sitcoms.

It goes without saying that sitcoms are a hit amongst people of all ages as it has the right blend of characters, storyline, and time frame. These shows are loved by makers for the less time investment and the high-stakes returns they offer, and people love them for their stability.

But guess what? These are not the only sitcoms you know. There is a plethora that is left unexplored. Sitting comedies are different as they want you to sit through it all. It is one of the oldest forms of binge-watching. If you are a fan of shows like How I Met Your Mother or 2 Broke Girls, then do watch these underrated sitcoms on our list.


Atypical | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

Cast: Keir Gilchrist (Sam), Brigette Lundy-Paine (Casey), Jennifer Jason Leigh (Elsa)

Streaming On: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

This comedy-drama with 4 seasons and every season having ten episodes each (approximately), sees a teenager with Autism spectrum take up his own responsibility and start exploring the world. While he needs love and support from his close ones, he should not miss out on all that teens do, whether it is dating girls or going to parties. But can his mother be okay with it? With independence comes struggles that even Sam has to face.


Unstable | Official Trailer | Netflix

Cast: John Owen Lowe (Jackson Dragon), Rob Lowe (Ellis Dragon), Rachel Marsh (Luna) and many more

Streaming On: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

This is the story of two men who are a father-son duo, who are quite unstable in their minds and hearts and have to navigate through the worlds in their middle yet not so-middle ages. The eccentric entrepreneur father has reached a stage where he wants to lose his biotech company, and his son wants to save the dad and the company from a big disaster.

The Good Place


Cast: D Arcy Carden (Janet), Ted Danson (Michael), William Jackson (Chidi) and many more

Streaming On: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

The 4 seasons, with a total of 53 episodes, follow the journey of Eleanor, who is supposedly dead, after living a corrupt life as a saleswoman. She sees herself in a heaven-like state and gets stunned, wondering if she has reached the afterlife, and then there’s a revelation that her identity is mistaken. She wants to stay there and hence hides her past and takes on this new identity to live there.

One Day at a Time

ONE DAY AT A TIME Official Trailer (HD) Netflix Comedy Series

Cast: Justina Machado (Penelope), Todd Grinnell (Schneider), Isabella Gomez (Elena)

Streaming On: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

A 4 season show with 46 episodes total, the show follows a three-generational drama where a Cuban-American family finds their way through a crisis, and while every individual fights battles of their own, they learn to bond as a family, laugh and solve all their problems together. A show that drives home the idea of “United we stand divided we fall” .


Girls - Season 1: Trailer - Official HBO UK

Cast: Lena Dunham (Hannah Horvath), Allison Williams (Marnie Michaels), Jemima Kirke (Jessa) and many more

Streaming On: HBO

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

The 6 seasons and 60 episodes bring a budding writer into being. Hannah gets the shock of her life when, at times, she needs the maximum support, and her parents take the financial stability from their end. She then turns to her friends for help and feels the motivation while doing small work to make ends meet and also make a massive career launch.

The Ranch

The Ranch | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

Cast: Danny Masterson (Jameson), Ashton Kutcher (Colt Bennett), Sam Elliott (Beau Bennett) and many more

Streaming On: Netflix

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

The 8 seasons and 80 episodes start with following the story of Asther, who comes back after a failure in his Football career as he does not receive the desired results and comes back to the family ranch in Colorado. He then plans on expanding the business of the ranch with his father, whom he ditched 15 years ago, apart from the personal bittersweet moments he has to prove himself worthy of the business. While Colt is also torn between his romantic interests in his current girlfriend and high school sweetheart, many differences arise.


Extraordinary | Official Trailer | Hulu

Cast: Mairead Tyers (Jen), Sofia Oxenham (Carrie), Luke Rollason (Jizzlord) and many more

Streaming On: Disney+Hotstar and Hulu

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Being extraordinary in a world that demands mundane and simplicity can be challenging. But what happens when you find a chance to have a superpower? A girl tired of the confusing world and hopes, as well as desperation, wants to know how she is special. But what if, in the process, she learns that sometimes being ordinary is the most extraordinary thing you can do?

Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley - Season 1: Trailer - Official HBO UK

Cast: Thomas Middleditch (Richard), TJ Miller (Erlich Bachman), Zach Woods (Jared Dunn) and many more

Streaming On: HBO

IMDb Rating: 8.5/10

With 6 seasons and 53 episodes, the show is a good sitcom for all techies. Silicon Valley is a land of opportunities, but it is also a world of challenges. What happens when a techie makes an app called Pied Piper and wants to get investors and be the next Steve Jobs? What about his other five programmer friends who are trying to make a mark in the field?


Dave Season 1 Trailer | Rotten Tomatoes TV

Cast: Lil Dicky (Dave), Taylor Misiak (Ally), Andrew Santino (Mike) and many more

Streaming On: Disney+Hotstar

IMDb Rating: 8.3/10

With 3 seasons and 30 episodes, thinking he is the next Eminem and Lil Nas X or Weeknd, Dave, quite an eccentric and neurotic man, realizes that he should be the next great rapper of the country. But that realization is not so easy as he still does not know his talents. So what? He has his friends by his side.


Reboot Season 1 Trailer

Cast: Rachel Bloom (Hannah Korman), Judy Greer (Bree Marie), Calum Worthy (Zack) and many more

Streaming On: Disney+Hotstar

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

The official synopsis of the show reads, “An early 2000s family sitcom is rebooted, and the dysfunctional cast must deal with their unresolved issues in today’s fast-changing world.”

All in the Family

Sammy Davis' Special Appearance | All In The Family

Cast: Jean Stapleton (Edith Bunker), Sally Struthers (Gloria Stivic), Rob Reiner (Michael Stivic) and many more

Streaming On: Apple TV

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

A very old sitcom in 1971 with 9 seasons and 205 episodes, it sees Archie Bunker, who is an uneducated and a big mouth who is a typical stereotyped man. He believes everything he hears and tries putting it to his wife Edith, who is a sweetheart but not so sharp with her words. Their daughter Gloria and her husband Mike live in a Working Class Home. Archie calls his son-in-law a Meathead as he is an unemployed student of Polish descent. Further, the official synopsis says, “Effersons next door are black; Edith’s cousin Maude is a feminist; and, later, his partners in a local tavern are Jewish.”