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The best Comedy series to watch right now 2018

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Comedy is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour. These films are designed to make the audience laugh through amusement and most often work by exaggerating characteristics for humorous effect.

 

If you’re a die-hard fan of comedy TV shows, check below some of the best comedy series that you should be watching right now.

1. Atlanta

Donald Glover is a modern Renaissance man: Since launching a comedy career via skits circulated on YouTube, he has since branched into rapping, acting, and even showrunning, with the remarkable, surreal comedy-drama Atlanta. The show follows a dogged college dropout named Earn (Glover), who sleeps at his on/off again girlfriend’s place and struggles to provide for their child. When he learns that his cousin Alfred is starting to achieve success as a rapper — stage name: Paper Boi — Earn becomes his manager. There is not much of an overarching plot to Atlanta. Most episodes play out like short films, and the show experiments with a variety of stories and formats — one standout episode is presented entirely as an episode of a local interview show, complete with fake commercials. Daring and frequently poignant, Atlanta is one of the most exciting shows on TV today.

2. Better Things

The age of the subversive sitcom continues with Better Things, a dark, caustic comedy about growing older and raising kids. The show follows Sam Fox (Pamela Adlon), a struggling actress raising three kids by herself in Los Angeles. Sam juggles her attempts to advance her career and have fun with her responsibility to her daughters, each of whom presents their own unique difficulties. Adlon and co-creator Louis C.K. previously worked on the surreal comedy-drama Louie, and Better Things shows a similar mean streak, narrowing in on the grimy, depressing aspects of parenthood that other sitcoms gloss over.

3. The Last Man on Earth

Most people probably don’t consider the end of the world to be a hilarious scenario; thankfully, the creators of The Last Man on Earth were not deterred. The show finds humor in the apocalypse, following a man named Phil Miller (Will Forte), who wanders the ghost town of Tuscon after a viral outbreak destroys civilization. He eventually finds a companion, Carol Pilbasian (Kristen Schaal), but their personality quirks make life together problematic, to say the least. The Last Man on Earth is a strange show, and also a sharply written one, rendering it the kind of ambitious sitcom that only rarely comes along.

4. Key & Peele

Great sketch shows have been in short supply for a while now, which makes it all the easier to appreciate the short but brilliant life of Key & Peele. Starring by former MADtv members Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, the show is an adventurous collection of sketches that blend absurdist humor and social commentary. See, for example, a skit in which white news anchors complain about the dangers of “black ice” on the streets at night, to the indignation of their black colleagues. Not every sketch is political, however; sometimes they just freak out about the latest Liam Neeson film. Both hosts bring a manic energy, and throw themselves fully into a variety of roles.

5. Man Seeking Woman

Following a breakup with his long-term girlfriend, Josh Greenberg (Jay Baruchel) needs to rebound … badly. Man Seeking Woman chronicles his adventures in dating, which involve, among other things, dating a troll, attending a wedding in Hell, and fiddling with the space-time continuum in an attempt to fix relationship mistakes. The show explores common aspects of life and dating through surreal scenes; an episode where Josh is tempted to cheat on a current girlfriend, for example, finds him taking a trip to “boyfriend court” in his mind. The show’s absurdist sense of humor at times makes it seem like a live-action cartoon, but the tone is balanced out by nuanced characters and some great performances. Baruchel is excellent as the somewhat charming, sometimes petulant Josh, and other characters — such as Josh’s best friend, Mike (Eric Andre), and sister, Liz (Britt Lower) — add memorable performances of their own.

6. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

What South Park is the late-night animation, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is to sitcoms. Rob McElhenney, Glen Howerton, and Charlie Day — who also created and write the show — star as three best friends who kind of hate each other, while Kaitlin Olsen and Danny Devito round out the cast as the infamous Dee and Frank. The group often find itself in some of most absurd situations as the members push into the uncharted and irreverent comedic territory for which the show is well known, usually as a result of their own botched schemes.

7. Community

Community has seen its fair share of ups and downs while on NBC but this Dan Harmon comedy is one of the funniest shows on TV — its first three seasons were, at least. The show centers around a group of newly acquainted friends who attend a blunder of a community college. Joel McHale, Chevy Chase, and Donald Glover headline this hilarious show while Jim Rash’s turn as the dean is as funny as any character on TV. It’s no longer on the airwaves, but Yahoo recently picked up the show for an online-only sixth season.

8. Parks and Recreation

Fans of NBC’s other workplace comedy, The Office, will no doubt see some similarities in Parks and Recreation. Amy Poehler heads a hilarious cast comprised of comedian Aziz Ansari, Nick Offerman, and Chris Pratt. The show follows this cast of characters as they run a local parks and recreation department in the small town of Pawnee, Indiana. The writing and comedic timing is superb as Parks is a bonafide hit and features some of modern television’s most memorable characters, such as the meat-loving Ron Swanson.

9. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Parks and Recreation creators Michael Schur and Dan Goor struck comedy gold yet again with their action comedy, Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Andy Samberg stars in the show, which focuses on a fictional police department precinct in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Andre Braugher plays the yin to Andy Samberg’s yang, providing dry, yet hilariously timed humor during each episode. In just its first season, Brooklyn Nine-Nine took home two Golden Globe trophies.

10. Broad City

Ilana and her best friend Abbi are two 29-something women, living in New York. Abbi is a struggling artist, working at a fitness center while she attempts to get her career off the ground. Ilana, on the other hand, does everything in her power to avoid working, and instead pursues all manner of pleasurable distractions, including sexual escapes and consuming large amounts of marijuana. The two are often pulled into crazy scenarios, frequently as a consequence of one of Ilana’s ill-conceived plots. Broad City has received high praise from critics due to its clever writing and subtle-yet-effective message of female empowerment.

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  1. “Everybody has an addiction, mine happens to be success.”
  2. “I was born to make mistakes, not to fake perfection.”
  3. “When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen.”
  4. “Patience is key for getting over a breakup. That, and trailing off your interaction after the breakup.”
  5.  “Haters will broadcast your failures, but whisper your success.”
  6. “Never let success get to your head and never let failure get to your heart.”
  7.  “Strength isn’t always shown in what you can hold on to, sometimes it’s shown in what you can let go of.”
  8.  “Life can always change, you have to adjust.”
  9. “Before you give up, think of the reason you held on so long.”
  10.  “It’s never too late to realize what you want in your life and it’s never wrong to fight for it.”
  11. “Jealousy is just love and hate at the same time.”
  12.  “Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.”
  13. “Always felt like my vision been bigger than the bigger picture.”
  14. “I’m not confrontational, but if someone challenges, I’m not going to back down.”
  15. “The moment I stop having fun with it, I’ll be done with it.”
  16. “Pain makes you stronger. Fear makes you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser.”
  17. “Life is just a game in which the cards are facing down. I’m in the world where things are taken, never given how long they choose to love you will never be your decision.”
  18. “Everybody dies but not everybody lives.”
  19. “I’m trying to do better than good enough.”
  20. “Count your blessings, not problems.”
  21. “Live without pretending, Love without depending, Listen without defending, Speak without offending.”
  22. “All in all I learned a lesson from it though, you never see it coming you just get to see it go.”
  23. “It’s funny when you coming in first but you hope that you’re last, you just hope that it last.”
  24. “When it comes to knowing what to say, to charm, I always had it.”
  25. “The girl that I want to save is like a danger to my health. Try being with somebody that want to be somebody else.”
  26. “I’m more than just a number, I doubt you’ll find another. So every single summer, I’ll be the one that you remember.”
  27. “People like to build their own story about my life. I don’t know if it makes them feel better, or if it makes it okay for them not to like me. But the last thing I grew up as was rich.”
  28. “If you think I’mma quit before I die dream on.”
  29. “They ain’t make me what I am, they just found me like this.”
  30. “I swear this life is like the sweetest thing I’ve ever known.”
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  1. “The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride, and nothing is guaranteed.”
  2. “When I say or do something, I do it. I don’t give a damn what you think. I’m doing this for me.”
  3. “Everybody has goals, aspirations or whatever, and everybody has been at a point in their life where nobody believed in them.”
  4.  “I just can’t sit back and wallow, in my own sorrow, but I know one fact: I’ll be one tough act to follow.”
  5.  “I say what I want to say and do what I want to do. There’s no in between. People will either love you for it or hate you for it.”
  6.  “If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don’t back down.”
  7.  “Nobody likes to fail. I want to succeed in everything I do, which isn’t much. But the things that I’m really passionate about, if I fail at those, if I’m not successful, what do I have?”
  8.  “I’m standing up, I’mma face my demons, I’m manning up, I’mma hold my ground.”
  9. “People can try to reinvent themselves. I don’t think you can really change who you are, though, because who you are is pretty much where you came from and what you’ve done up to now.”
  10. “You don’t get another chance, life is no Nintendo game.”
  11.  “Don’t ever try to judge me dude, you don’t know what the f**k I’ve been through.”
  12. “You’ve got enemies? Good, that means you actually stood up for something.”
  13. “You can make something of your life. It just depends on your drive.”
  14. “Sometimes you just gotta let s*** go and say ‘To hell with it’ and move on.”
  15.  “Don’t let them say you ain’t beautiful. They can all get f****d, just stay true to you.”
  16.  “Be proud of who you are.”
  17.  “In my mind I’ma fighter, my heart’s a lighter, my soul is the fluid. My flow sparks it right up.”
  18.  “You gotta find that inner strength and just pull that s*** out of you. And get that motivation to not give up and not be a quitter, no matter how bad you wanna just fall on your face and collapse.”
  19. “Nobody knows me I’m cold, walk down this road all alone. It’s no one’s fault but my own, it’s the path I’ve chosen to go.”
  20. “Behind every successful person lies a pack of haters.”
  21. “Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.”
  22. “If I could take it all back now, I wouldn’t. I would have done more s*** people said I shouldn’t.”
  23. “The moment I used my adversity to my advantage, my career exploded.”
  24. “The writing process, the way I go about it is I do whatever the beat feels like, whatever the beat is telling me to do. Usually, when the beat comes on, I think of a hook or the subject I want to rap about almost instantly. Within four, eight bars of it playing I’m just like, ‘Oh, OK. This is what I wanna do’.”
  25. “Look, if you had one shot, or one opportunity. To seize everything you ever wanted in one moment. Would you capture it or just let it slip?”
  26. “I try to treat all the money I’m making like it’s the last time I’m going to make it.”
  27. “I do say things that I think will shock people. But I don’t do things to shock people. I’m not trying to be the next Tupac, but I don’t know how long I’m going to be on this planet. So while I’m here, I might as well make the most of it.”
  28. “Love is just a word, but you bring it definition.”
  29. “Straighten up little soldier, stiffen up that upper lip. What are you crying about? You got me.”
  30. “Yeah, it’s been a ride I guess I had to go to that place to get to this one. Now some of you might still be in that place. If you’re trying to get out, just follow me, I’ll get you there.”
  31. “A normal life is boring.”
  32. “I don’t think I’ve ever read poetry, ever. I’m not really book-smart.”
  33. “I can see you’re sad, even when you smile, even when you laugh. I can see it in your eyes, deep inside you wanna cry.”
  34. “You know, not to sound corny or nuthin’, but I felt like a fighter comin’ up, man. I felt like, you know, I’m being attacked for this reason or that reason, and I gotta fight my way through this.”
  35. “I started learning how to not be so angry about things, learning how to count my f—ing blessings instead. By doing that, I’ve become a happier person, instead of all this self-loathing I was doing for a while.”
  36. “And to the rest of the world, God gave you them shoes to fit you, so put them on and wear them. Be yourself man, be proud of who you are.”
  37. “Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert’s Lodge, everything was moving in slow motion.”
  38. “Cause sometimes, you just feel tired. Feel weak. And when you feel weak, you feel like you wanna just give up. But you gotta search within you. You gotta find that inner strength, and just pull that shit out of you. And get that motivation to not give up and not be a quitter.”
  39. “Have you ever loved someone so much you’d give an arm for? Not the expression. No, literally give an arm for!”
  40. “There was certainly, like, a rebellious, like, youthful rage in me. And there was also the fact of no getting away from fact that I am white, and you know, this is predominantly black music, you know.”
  41. “I didn’t have nothin’ going for me… school, home… until I found something I loved, which was music, and that changed everything.”
  42. “I’d do whatever it takes, when I’m with you I get the shakes. My body aches when I ain’t with you I have zero strength.”
  43. “Throughout my career, I fed off the fuel of people not being able to understand me.”
  44. “I’m just a little bit sicker than the average individual I think.”
  45. “I’m supposed to be the soldier who never blows his composure. Even though I hold the weight of the whole world on my shoulders, I ain’t even supposed to show it, my crew ain’t supposed to know it.”
  46. “We’ll walk this road together, through the storm. Whatever weather, cold or warm.”
  47. “Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends.”
  48. “I have a slight bit of OCD, I think. I’m not walking around flipping light switches. But when I say I’m going to do something, I have to do it.”
  49.  “Let me self-empower you. When you’re down and they’re try’na clown the f**k outta you. And you feel like you’re running out of fuel. I’ll show you how to use doubt as fuel.”
  50. “I’ve accomplished enough with the music that I haven’t had to go out there and do other things to over-saturate.”
  51. “I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit.”
  52. “For anyone who’s ever been through s**t in their lives, ’til they sit and they cry at night, wishin’ they’d die, ’til they throw on a rap record and they sit and they vibe.”
  53. “You better lose yourself in the music. The moment, you own it, you better never let it go. You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow. This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo.”
  54. “I don’t do ‘black music,’ I don’t do ‘white music’…I make fight music, for high school kids.”
  55. “There’s no limit on how far I would go, no boundaries, no lengths.”
  56. “Yeah, I did see where the people dissing me were coming from. But, it’s like, anything that happened in the past between black and white, I can’t really speak on it, because I wasn’t there. I don’t feel like me being born the color I am makes me any less of a person.”
  57. “It happens all the time. They take your heart and steal your life. And it’s as though you feel you’ve died ’cause you’ve been killed inside. But yet you’re still alive, which means you will survive.”
  58. “I felt like I had a really bad case of writer’s block… Music is so therapeutic for me that if I can’t get it out, I start feeling bad about myself – a lot of self-loathing.”
  59. “The album requires a certain focus of mine that I can’t really explain – let’s just say it’s all I can really do while I’m doing it.”
  60. “Dealing with backstabbers, there was one thing I learned. They’re only powerful when you got your back turned.”
  61. “You can try and read my lyrics off of this paper before I lay ’em, But you won’t take the sting out these words before I say ’em”
  62. “And I am, whatever you say I am. If I wasn’t, then why would I say I am?”
  63. “Sporadic thoughts will pop into my head and I’ll have to go write something down, and the next thing you know I’ve written a whole song in an hour.”
  64. “If there’s not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something.”
  65. “I act like sh*t don’t phase me, inside it drives me crazy. My insecurities could eat me alive.”
  66. “I want to solidify as an artist and show that as I grow as a person and make mistakes and learn from them, I’m going to grow artistically.”
  67. “Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends.”
  68. “There is no mountain I can’t climb. There’s no tower too high. No plane that I can’t learn how to fly.”
  69. “Ultimately, who you choose to be in a relationship with and what you do in your bedroom is your business.”
  70. “Nobody asked for life to deal us with these bulls**t hands we’re dealt. We’ve gotta take these cards ourselves and flip them don’t expect no help.”
  71. “Hip-hop saved my life, man. It’s the only thing I’ve ever been even decent at. I don’t know how to do anything else.”
  72. “They can trigger me. But they’ll never figure me out.”
  73. “That’s why we seize the moment try to freeze it and own it, squeeze it and hold it.”
  74. “Imma be what I set out to be without a doubt undoubtedly.”
  75. “Just promise you’ll think of me, every time you look up in the sky and see a star.”
  76. “Anybody with a sense of humor is going to put on my album and laugh from beginning to end.”
  77. “It creeps me out sometimes to think of the person I was. I was a terrible person. I was mean to people.”
  78. “From the beginning, it wasn’t about the ends. It was about busting raps and standing for something.”
  79. “When you’re a little kid, you don’t see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.”
  80. “There was a while when I was feeling like, ‘Damn, if I’d just been born black, I would not have to go through all this’.”
  81. “Maybe one day we’ll all wake up and this will just be a dream.”
  82. “I was poor white trash, no glitter, no glamour, but I’m not ashamed of anything.”
  83. “To the people I forgot, you weren’t on my mind for some reason and you probably don’t deserve any thanks anyway.”
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  1. “People respect success. They respect big. They don’t even have to like your music. If you’re big enough, people are drawn to you.”
  2. “I will not lose, for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me.”
  3. “You learn more in failure than you ever do in success.”
  4. “Those who are successful overcome their fears and take action. Those who aren’t submit to their fears and live with regrets.”
  5. “Either love me or leave me alone.”
  6. “When you’re growing up, your dad is your superhero. Once you’ve let yourself fall that in love with someone, once you put him on such a high pedestal and he lets you down, you never want to experience that pain again.”
  7. “By the time I got to record my first album, I was 26, I didn’t need pen or paper – my memory had been trained just to listen to a song, think of the words, and lay them to tape.”
  8. “I’m hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day, to get brighter and brighter. That’s what this world is about.”
  9. “You can want success all you want, but to get it, you can’t falter. You can’t slip, you can’t sleep. One eye open, for real, and forever.”
  10. “I believe everyone in the world is born with genius-level talent. Apply yourself to whatever you’re genius at, and you can do anything in the world.”
  11. “Life is for living, not living uptight. See ya somewhere up in the sky.”
  12. “Don’t tell me what was said about me… Tell me why they were so comfortable to say it to you.”
  13. “I believe excellence is being able to perform at a high level over and over.”
  14. “People look at you strange, say you changed. Like you worked that hard to stay the same.”
  15. “I’m like a dog. I never speak, but I understand.”
  16. “I’m not afraid of dying. I’m afraid of not trying.”
  17. “A wise man told me don’t argue with fools. Because people from a distance can’t tell who is who.”
  18. “I would run into the corner store, the bodega, and just grab a paper bag or buy juice – anything just to get a paper bag. And I’d write the words on the paper bag and stuff these ideas in my pocket until I got back. Then I would transfer them into the notebook.”
  19. “As kids we didn’t complain about being poor; we talked about how rich we were going to be and made moves to get the lifestyle we aspired to by any means we could. And as soon as we had a little money, we were eager to show it.”
  20. “I’m a mirror. If you’re cool with me, I’m cool with you, and the exchange starts. What you see is what you reflect. If you don’t like what you see, then you’ve done something. If I’m standoffish, that’s because you are.”
  21. “I’ve never looked at myself and said that I need to be a certain way to be around a certain sort of people. I’ve always wanted to stay true to myself, and I’ve managed to do that. People have to accept that.”
  22. “Rap for me is like making movies, telling stories, and getting the emotions of the songs through in just as deep a way. And I grew up in rap and movies the same way.”
  23. “They say a midget standing on a giant’s shoulders can see much further than the giant. So I got the whole rap world on my shoulders, they trying to see further than I am.”
  24. “I was forced to be an artist and a CEO from the beginning, so I was forced to be like a businessman because when I was trying to get a record deal, it was so hard to get a record deal on my own that it was either give up or create my own company.”
  25. “It’s hilarious a lot of times. You have a conversation with someone, and he’s like, ‘You speak so well!’ I’m like, ‘What do you mean? Do you understand that’s an insult?”
  26. “All I got is dreams. Nobody else believes. Nobody else can see, nobody else but me.”
  27. “You can pay for school but you can’t buy class.”
  28. “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”
  29. “They talk. We live. Who cares what they say?”
  30. “We change people through conversation, not through censorship.”
  31. “I went through hell, I’m expecting heaven.”
  32. “I’m a hustler baby; I sell water to a well.”
  33. “If people don’t hate you, you’re probably not doing very big things.”
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