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8. ‘Trailer Park Boys’
“Trailer Park Boys” was picked up by Netflix in 2014. Since premiering on Netflix, the mockumentary about the misadventures of a group living in a trailer park has added five additional seasons and an animated series. Unfortunately, this comedy did not last long in our bracket. Placing at no. 8, “Trailer Park Boys” gained 31 percent of the vote against “Arrested Development.” With an audience score of 90 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication), this series is still definitely worth checking out.
7. ‘Family Reunion’
“Family Reunion” follows a former NFL star moving his family into his childhood home (with his parents) and the misadventures sure follow as the McKellans gets used to southern life. Like “Trailer Park Boys, this sitcom also scored 31 percent of the vote, specifically against “Fuller House” in the first round. But with more votes overall than “Trailer Park Boys,” “Family Reunion” places at no. 7 on our list. With a fresh rating of 67 percent and and an even higher audience score of 81 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication), “Family Reunion” is a heartfelt comedy worth the watch!
6. ‘Grace and Frankie’
“Grace and Frankie” is coming back next year for season seven, which will make the acclaimed series the longest-running Netflix show. Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin are the perfect duo, to be honest. Still, the show only brought in 41 percent of the vote against “One Day at a Time” in the first round. “Grace and Frankie” holds a fresh rating of 91 percent and an audience score of 90 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). This long-standing Netflix comedy is definitely worth binge-watching.
5. ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’
“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” follows the show’s eponymous lead as she’s rescued from a cult, moves to New York City and lives her life to the fullest in her own quirky way. The hilarious series ended after four seasons in early 2019. Well, sort of…an interactive special called “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend” premiered on Netflix on May 12. “Kimmy Schmidt” holds a fresh rating of 96 percent and an audience score of 83 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). While “Kimmy Schmidt” lost in a tight race against “Mr. Iglesias,” with 48 percent of the vote in the first round, the show’s high rating and hilariousness is enough to give it a shot!
4. 'One Day at a Time'
“One Day at a Time” is a heartfelt reboot of ’70s sitcoms with a Cuban-American family at the center who deal with everyday ups and downs, navigating their way through today’s biggest social issues. The show was canceled on Netflix after three seasons, but fans rallied, and Pop TV picked it back up for a fourth season (which you can watch on Hulu). Still, “ODAAT” is a beloved Netflix sitcom that made it to the semi-final. The show lost against “Fuller House,” nabbing 48 percent of the vote in a very close race. With a fresh rating of 99 percent and an audience score of 91 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication), definitely check out the first three seasons on Netflix, then start with season four on Hulu.
3. ‘Arrested Development’
Fox canceled “Arrested Development” after three seasons in 2006, but years later, Netflix picked up the show in 2013. The show went on yet another hiatus before returning between 2018-2019 for a fifth season. It’s safe to say the sitcom about a strait-laced son taking over his family’s affairs upon his dad going to prison takes time to develop, but the wait must be worth it. “Arrested Development” garnered 45 percent of the vote against “Mr. Iglesias” in the semi-final. But “Arrested Development” scored slightly more votes than “One Day a Time” in the first two rounds, placing it at no. 3. The comedy holds a fresh rating of 75 percent and an audience score of 81 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). This show, which has been around since 2003, is clearly worth watching on Netflix.
2. ‘Mr. Iglesias’
“Mr. Iglesias” is a newer Netflix heartfelt comedy starring Gabriel Iglesias as a teacher who stops at nothing to teach his students—in both history and life lessons. The sitcom has a fresh rating of 88 percent and an audience score of 78 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). So, coming in at no. 2 is a huge feat for a show that premiered in 2019.
1. ‘Fuller House’
And the winner is…
“Fuller House” is the sequel to “Full House” and follows the original show’s children, now all grown up with kids of their own, living in the house together. Clearly love from the original show carried over into this Netflix comedy’s success. The sequel has an audience score of 75 percent on Rotten Tomatoes (at the time of publication). The second half of the final season premiered in June 2020, so be sure to catch up on this hit comedy!