Streaming platforms have given centre stage to some of the funniest writers in the industry. We rounded up a list of their best comedy works for you to enjoy indoors in this scorching weather.
- Sex Education – Netflix
A sex therapist mother, an awkward high school teenager and an underground sex therapy clinic at school – the elements of a great comedy. The Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson and Emma Mackey starrer has managed to deal with grave issues like homosexuality and abortion with a strong and witty storyline.
- The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel – Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video’s period comedy deals with a housewife who wants to become a stand-up comic. Set in the ’50s, the series stars Rachel Brosnahan as the amazingly witty Mrs. Midge Maisel. Moreover, the show has managed to bring her both Emmys and Golden Globes for her remarkable work.
- Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj – Netflix
The investigative journalism show has incited very positive reactions from audiences by calling out powerful people. Hosted by the witty Hasan Minhaj, the series deals with current affairs that are exposed and explained hilariously. Minhaj’s USP remains his interviewing style as he goes about picking on political issues of modern-day society.
- Tripling – TVF Originals
Tripling consists of a trio of millennial siblings that cause a laughter riot every step of the way. Set entirely across a road trip throughout India, it explores the nuances of the family with the responsible one (Sumeet Vyas), the fun-loving one (Maanvi Gagroo) and the troublemaker (Amol Parashar).
- Permanent Roommates – TVF Originals
Trust TVF to break down an Indian modern-day live-in relationship in a comical yet amusing manner. Led by Sumeet Vyas and Nidhi Singh, the show tackles issues faced by every other couple while giving the audiences several reasons to laugh. The TVF writers arguably put their best foot forward to showcase everything from weddings to family dynamics with this show.
2019 continues to produce comically entertaining content with new seasons and shows. However, the above are some of the originals gems definitely worth spending time on.
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