With the rise of OTT platforms, teenagers now have access to a lot of TV shows on their fingertips. Watching these shows is a great way to learn about life while having some fun. Mentioned down below are a few of the best comedy shows for teenagers that are worth your time.
This is a Canadian animated TV show that deals with the life of 6 teenagers as they handle life and school. The characters Caitlin Cooke, Nikki Wong, Jen Masterson, Jude Lizowski, Wyatt Williams, and Jonesy Garcia are all 16 years old, and any teenager will be hooked to their misadventures and story after a first few episodes.
Never Have I Ever
The show showcases the struggles of a first-generation American teenager belonging to South Asian origin, looking to find her identity in school in America. Devi Vishwakumar played by newcomer Maitreyi Ramakrishna is bold, sassy, and full of life. The creators, Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher have beautifully depicted the struggles that teenagers will relate to. All episodes of this fun show are available on Netflix.
How I Met your mother
Looking for a show to fill in the void of your daily entertainment dose, try HIMYM. Ted Mosby and how he met his future wife is what this show is based around. However, on the journey, you will see a lot more. Ted Mosby has a group of 5 super close friends, 2 of which, Marshall and Lilly, live with him in a shared apartment, while the other 2 members, Robin (Ted’s love interest)and Barney Stinson are also important part of the show. The show has comedy, drama and emotions, everything you can ask for.
The Big Bang Theory
The story of this show revolves mainly around a group of 5 friends and their life in Pasadena, California. 4 of the 5 friends i.e. Leonard Hoffstader, Sheldon Cooper, Rajesh Koothrappali and Howard Wolowitz are accomplished scientists in Caltech while Penny is a struggling actress who works as a waitress. The social awkwardness and the geeky nature of the group will surely give you a lot of laughs.
If you like animated sitcoms, this is one of the best out there. Although it may make you uncomfortable at some points, that is what the point is. So far, 3 seasons have been released by Netflix and there has been news the deal is on for an additional 3 seasons. The show involves creator Nick Kroll and his friends enter an animated time machine and play with a lot of younger versions of themselves. The series openly talks about sex and other taboos of society and is a very bold attempt, to say the least.
Beavis and Butt-head
If you are looking for an animated series to tickle your bone, this is the series to watch. The show deals with the life of 2 ordinary teenagers who are studying in High school. There life revolves around TV, metal music, junk foods etc. like any other average teenager around the world. The show currently has over 241 episodes from a total of 9 seasons. The story is portrayed in a fictional town in Texas, called the Highland.
Friends is probably one of the best comedy TV shows of all times. Back in 2004 when the final episode of the TV show aired, over 50 million people from around the world were hooked to their TV sets. The show revolves around a group of 6 friends in their 20s, trying to find their feet in the competitive world. You will see the real everyday struggles that people have to go through at that age. All 10 seasons of the show are hilarious and you will definitely feel connected to the show after the last episode.
Despite always being on a brink of cancellation while it was aired for 6 seasons, this TV show has got a cult-like following. The cleaver and humorous writing along with breakout star-studded cast makes this show a lot more special. It focuses on a study group full of misfits and their life in the community college. If you have watched this sitcom, you will know that despite being goofy and delirious teaches you to become a better person in life.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
The chilling adventure of Sabrina revolves around a teen witch who lives with her aunts and cousin. This sassy-sweet series with a supernatural event in the backdrop and in fact the lead character being 16 year old is a perfect concoction to Binge-watch for the teens. Watch Sabrina caught between rock and hard place trying to understand her true calling, and the devil not just being in the details but literally everywhere.
Big Time Rush
This TV show is about 4 teenage friends who move to Los Angeles to Minneapolis to make a boy band together. This idea comes to them after Kendall gets discovered by a record executive named Gustavo Rocque. By seizing this once in a lifetime opportunity, this group of friends embarks on a fun and music-filled journey where they try to prove to everyone that they take their new career choice seriously.
So, this was a list of some all time favorite comedy TV shows that are a must watch. Do watch them if you haven’t with loads of laughter. Some honorable mentions: ‘Broad City’, ‘Silicon Valley’, ‘Black-ish’ and ‘The Office’.