TV comedies: Five shows that will make you roll on the floor in laughter
Imagine one fine day you wake up and see your world go topsy-turvy. Everything that was once normal and routine appears new and extra-terrestrial. Scary? Maybe not. While we enjoy watching shows that fall under single genres, comedy is one such genre that offers wholesome entertainment when paired with horror, sci-fi, thriller and the likes. Let’s spook you with 5 shows that will give you edge of the seat comedy.
Airing on Comedy Central India, Wrecked is an American comedy television series that follows a group of extremely diverse survivors of a plane crash on a remote island who must adjust to life in a dangerous new world that poses unique threats mostly brought upon themselves. No longer plugged in, the group must navigate this new society and learn to live without the comforts of modern life like social media, Wi-Fi, indoor plumbing and Chipotle.
2. People of Earth
People of Earth is an American science fiction comedy series about a support group for alien abductees as well as the aliens who have previously abducted them. The series follows city journalist Ozzie Graham who travels to Beacon, New York to write a piece on a support group, "StarCrossed," for survivors of alien encounters. Although skeptical at first, Ozzie realizes the truth of the group's claims when he begins to recall similar experiences. Ozzie eventually quits his city job and moves to Beacon to further investigate the town's strange occurrences, as well as resolve issues in his past related to his possible abduction. As the series progresses, Ozzie gradually learns that his employer, Jonathan Walsh, is a reptilian in disguise.
Former missing persons detective Leroy Wright is a skeptic who doesn't believe aliens exist, unlike true believer Max Jennifer, who is convinced his wife was abducted by such beings. Against all odds, the two find themselves forced to work with each other when, at low points in their lives, they are both recruited by Capt. Ava Lafrey, a take-no-prisoners former Air Force test pilot and head of the Bureau Underground, a secret government organization to investigate the paranormal cases. Lafrey and her staff support Leroy and Max as they look into unexplained activity and keep Earth safe.
4. Last Man on Earth
The Last Man on Earth is an American post-apocalyptic comedy television series about the life and adventures of Phil Miller, an average guy who inadvertently became humanity’s last hope. Almost a year after a deadly virus sweeps Earth, Phil Miller (Will Forte) is seemingly the only human survivor in late 2020. As he searches for others and paints signs stating he is alive in his hometown of Tucson, Arizona, he finds no one. Before attempting suicide, he discovers another survivor, Carol Pilbasian (Kristen Schaal). Despite being annoyed by each other, Carol and Phil marry for re-population purposes. Over the next several months, more survivors join them. Though Phil's irritating attitude towards them leads to his banishment from Tucson, Carol leaves with him.
5. Santa Clarita diet
They're an ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way. Joel and Sheila Hammond are everyday suburban real estate agents in Santa Clarita, California. The couple face a series of obstacles when Sheila has a medical transformation into a zombie and starts craving human flesh. With Joel and the family trying to help Sheila through the trying time, they have to deal with neighbours, cultural norms and getting to the bottom of a potentially mythological mystery. Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant team up with Emmy- nominated creator Victor Fresco for this genre-bending comedy.