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    18 TV Comedies On Peacock You Should Watch Right Now

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    1. Parks and Recreation (2009–15)

    A still of Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation

    Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is the deputy director of the Parks and Recreation Department in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana. As Leslie and her team try to make their town a more fun and healthy place to live, they often find themselves getting caught up in hilarious shenanigans.

    All seven seasons are available to stream free.

    2. 30 Rock (2006–13)

    A still of Liz Lemon and Pete Hornberger in 30 Rock

    This workplace comedy series featuring Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer, Alec Baldwin, and more is set behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy show that airs on NBC. It makes sense considering that its executive producer is the creator-producer of Saturday Night Live, none other than Lorne Michaels. The show was taken off Netflix years ago, but thankfully, you can watch it now on Peacock.

    All seven seasons are available to stream free.

    3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013–Present)

    A still of Charles Boyle, Jake Peralta, and Amy Santiago in Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    The NYPD 99th Precinct is filled with an eclectic team of detectives — there's the talented Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), whose lack of taking anything seriously causes conflict with the stern new commanding officer, Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher). There's the lovable Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero), the clumsy but hardworking Charles Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio), the smart and tough Rosa Diaz (Stephanie Beatriz), and the sarcastic Gina Linetti (Chelsea Peretti) — just to name a few.

    The first six seasons are on Peacock (the seventh season isn't yet) and available only to premium members.

    4. A.P. Bio (2018–Present)

    A still of Dr. Jack Carson Griffin and Principal Ralph Durbin in A.P. Bio

    This hilarious show follows Jack Carson Griffin, a former Harvard philosophy professor who ends up taking a gig as an Advanced Placement biology teacher when he doesn't get his dream job. Instead of teaching his students the curriculum, he uses them to get revenge on his own enemies. Now, that's a class I would gladly take. (Read my full review.)

    The first two seasons are available to stream free, while Season 3 is available only to premium members.

    5. Superstore (2015–Present)

    A still of Amelia Sosa in Superstore

    This beloved sitcom takes viewers along on the day-to-day adventures of Amy (played by America Ferrera), her clueless boss, and her coworkers at a St. Louis big-box store called Cloud 9.

    The first five seasons are on Peacock (the sixth isn't yet) and available only to premium members.

    6. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–09)

    A still of Rochelle, Tonya, and Chris in Everybody Hates Chris

    Chris Rock directs and narrates this period sitcom based on his own life growing up as a teenager in Brooklyn in the '80s. This includes living with his eccentric family members, having to work multiple jobs to support his family, and attending an all-white school.

    All four seasons are available to stream free.

    7. Five Bedrooms (2019–Present)

    A still of Ainsley in Five Bedrooms
    Network 10

    In this dramedy, five different people (Liz, Ben, Harry, Ainsley, and Heather) meet at the singles table at a wedding, have a little too much to drink, and make the decision to buy a house together. Their socioeconomic, cultural, and personal differences will either make this a great decision or one they'll regret.

    The pilot episode is available to stream for free, while the rest of the first season is available only to premium members.

    8. George Lopez (2002–07)

    A still of George Lopez in George Lopez

    In this popular sitcom, George Lopez plays a fictional version of himself: a devoted husband, a father to two kids, and an employee at an aviation factory who is trying to balance life with his difficult mother, who lives with them.

    All six seasons are available only to premium members.

    9. Everybody Loves Raymond (1996–2005)

    A still of Ray Barone, Debra Barone, Robert Barone, and Marie Barone in Everybody Loves Raymond

    Raymond "Ray" Barone is a family man and a sportswriter from Long Island. His mother, Marie (Doris Roberts), can usually be found interfering in one aspect of his life or another, and Ray, who rarely takes things seriously, can be found making jokes in almost every situation.

    All nine seasons are available only to premium members.

    10. Saturday Night Live (1975–Present)

    A still of Harry Styles hosting Saturday Night Live

    Chances are you've heard of, and hopefully have watched, the late-night weekly sketch series created by the legendary Lorne Michaels. Each episode features a celebrity host, a musical guest (sometimes the host and the musical guest are the same, aka Harry Styles), and hilarious sketches. You can reminisce about some of the best sketches and rewatch your favorite episodes thanks to Peacock. (Check out our favorite Halloween sketches of all time.)

    All 46 seasons are free to stream.

    11. Alien News Desk (2019–19)

    A still of Drexx Drudlarr and Tuva Van Void in Alien News Desk

    This comedy stars Heidi Gardner and Will Forte as animated alien newscasters who report on "human" news and all of the absurd stories and odd behaviors that make up the news. I bet if we were aliens, we'd find stories coming out from Earth say the least.

    The first season is available to stream free.

    12. Intelligence (2020–Present)

    A still of Jerry Bernstein in Intelligence

    In this British sitcom, David Schwimmer plays Jerry — an NSA agent from the US who acts as a liaison to the UK's Government Communications Headquarters but enlists the help of a junior systems analyst to try to take over. His hilarious commentary will keep you laughing throughout.

    The pilot episode is available to stream free, while the rest of Season 1 is available only to premium members.

    13. Cheers (1982–93)

    A still of Cliff Clavin and Norm Peterson in Cheers

    This legendary show focuses on Sam Malone (Ted Danson), a former relief pitcher for the Boston Red Sox who now owns a cozy bar in Boston called Cheers, and the various characters who often frequent the bar and make up the storyline. There's Diane (Shelley Long), a server at the bar who ends up falling in love with Sam; Carla (Rhea Perlman), a sarcastic server at the bar; Norm (George Wendt), a regular whom everyone at the bar knows; and Cliff (John Ratzenberger), a know-it-all letter carrier and bar regular — just to name a few.

    The first season is available to stream free, while seasons 2–11 are available only to premium members.

    14. Frasier (1993–2004)

    A still of Frasier Crane in Frasier

    And of course, once you finish Cheers, you'll want to watch the spinoff series, Frasier. It's based on the Cheers character Dr. Frasier Crane, who leaves his life as a therapist in Boston behind to move to Seattle and host his own radio show. The series follows his own personal struggles and his problems with friends, coworkers, and family members.

    The first season is available to stream free, while seasons 2–11 are available only to premium members.

    15. The King of Queens (1998–2007)

    A still of Doug Heffernan and Carrie Heffernan in The King of Queens

    This sitcom stars Kevin James as Doug Heffernan, an IPS delivery driver who lives in Queens with his wife, Carrie...oh, and his overbearing father-in-law, Arthur. Doug often finds himself scheming his way through various situations, and you'll find yourself laughing through all of them.

    All nine seasons are available only to premium members.

    16. Code 404 (2020–Present)

    A still of Roy Carver and Dr. Alison Parfit in Code 404
    Sky One

    When you think comedy, you probably don't think of sci-fi shows, but Code 404 will likely change your mind. The series centers on crime-fighting detective investigators Roy Carver and John Major (Major is killed on the job but brought back to life). The duo's friendship is both comical and entertaining.

    The pilot episode is available to stream free, while the rest of Season 1 is available only to premium members.

    17. Saved by the Bell (1989–93)

    A still of Zack Morris and AC Slater in Saved By The Bell

    If you've heard of this classic but haven't seen it yet, it's time to change that. It follows main character Zack Morris, a charming schemer and one of the most popular kids at Bayside High School, and his friends: the nerdy Screech, fashion expert Lisa, jock A.C. Slater, and cheerleader/Zack's eventual love interest, Kelly. Together, the group take on all things high school, like relationships, heartbreaks, and other teenage antics that often annoy their school principal.

    All five seasons are available to stream free.

    18. Psych (2006–14)

    A still of Shawn Spencer in Psych
    USA Network

    What do you do when you're arrested for a crime that you actually helped solve? You pretend to be psychic, thanks to some freakishly impressive skills, and help an entire police force solve even more cases, of course. That's exactly what happens in this beloved mystery-dramedy.

    All eight seasons are available to stream free.