23 Best Romantic Comedy Series

The romantic comedy series are an almost certain bet to see accompanied. Or even alone, if you see yourself as an incorrigible romantic. Despite many criticisms of situations that are somewhat unreal and taken out of a magic top hat, the genre has been improving, dealing with other issues about relationships, love and living with someone special.

So we've put together a powerful list of the best romantic comedy series. Many of them are part of catalogs of apps for watching movies and series, such as Netflix or Amazon Prime Video, among others. So check out the complete list below and check what you want to see this weekend and make sure you have the mozão on the side … or with a nice jar of ice cream!

1. Lovesick

A closed series with three seasons, Lovesick follows the story of a boy who discovers a sexually transmitted disease and needs to contact his ex-partners to have them examined. To help him with this task, he takes two of his best friends.

Addressing love, but also friendship, each episode of the series shows the story of the protagonist's relationship with one of the partners, from start to finish. With three seasons, the British series is available on Netflix!

lovesick is one of the best british romantic comedy series

2. Jane, The Virgin

One of the most retold romantic comedy series in TV history, this American approach to Jane, The Virgin brings the same elements that made the Mexican soap opera a success. In this plot, the protagonist ends up receiving an artificial insemination by accident, becoming pregnant even though she is a virgin.

To make matters worse, she discovers that the donor she received from is none other than her own boss, with whom she never had any relationship. This is not enough: bride, the protagonist had sworn to have sex only after the wedding.

Do you want to know more about this fun playwright? Then watch the five seasons of Jane the Virgin on Netflix!

promotional screen of jane the virgin

3. Sex Education

More focused on those who like teen series, Sex Education is also a great way to teach sex education without looking like a monotonous lecture. The young Otis, the protagonist of the series, is extremely shy, but knows a lot about sex.

This happens because of your mother, a renowned sexologist. Upon discovering the boy's knowledge on the subject, Maeve convinces him to open a therapy clinic in the middle of the school to earn money.

The fun and grace of the series is precisely in the developments and relationships that happen there, in addition to the doubts that, although they seem exaggerated, are part of the daily life of a teenager who is discovering himself. With two seasons and a third already confirmed, Sex Education is exclusive to Netflix.

4. Master of None

In this romantic comedy, we accompany New York actor Dev, a descendant of Indian parents. Trying to get serious jobs and survive in the largest city in the world, he also seeks a lasting and meaningful relationship.

All of this but with good humor and irony, addressing questions about modern relationships and what it is like to be the first generation of immigrant children in the United States, a country that still understands immigrants or their children in a stereotyped way.

The two seasons of Master of None is available on Netflix!

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5. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Many years after living an intense summer romance, successful lawyer Rebecca Bunch finds her passion's target. Regardless of being a successful person with an excellent bank account, the lawyer aims to recover his passion from the past forever, chasing him everywhere, only in a hilarious way.

One of the advantages of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is that none of the actors are stunning Hollywood stars, but people of normal appearances and biotypes, more like us, which creates a connection. Therefore, it is worth checking how the lawyer will try to get her love back. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend has 4 seasons available on Netflix.

6. The End of the F *** ing World

With a lot of acid humor, as is usual in British series, The End of the F *** ing World is based on the comic books of the same name. In his plot, we accompany a teenager with the absolute certainty that he is a psychopath.

Your first target is a rather rebellious classmate. Together, they decide to go on a journey alone and without a certain destination. But will the teenager carry out his plans? The End of the F *** World has two seasons and is available on Netflix.

7. Everything Sucks!

Also following the line of the romantic comedy series aimed at teenagers, Everything Sucks also appeals to the older ones because it takes place in 1996. That is, at the height of the adolescence of many adults today.

In the course of the series, we accompanied a group of friends who, to try to fit in high school, become part of the video club. The goal: to be popular when creating a film about their adventures in this troubled time in everyone's life.

Everything Sucks! has a season on Netflix.

8. Crashing

An original HBO Go series, Crashing tells the story of a stand-up comedian who discovers his wife's infidelity. This causes him to begin to reevaluate his life and attitudes, starting over in the most hilarious ways possible.

All this in the midst of the whole New York stand-up comedy scene, which certainly doesn't make the protagonist's life any easier. With three seasons, watch Crashing on HBO Go!

9. Love

If you liked the romantic relationships that happened throughout The Big Bang Theory, but you wanted a little more, Love focuses exactly on the relationship between a traditional “nerd” and someone totally out of this world. While Gus is extremely shy and awkward to socialize, Mickey already has a more combative and expansive personality.

In a very strange way, they end up meeting and becoming friends. It is from there that the relationship of the two begins to take off, with each discovering how to deal with the other's particularities. With three seasons, Love is available on Netflix.

scene with love protagonist couple, one of the best romantic comedy series on netflix

10. She wants it all

One of the romantic comedy series with a very different proposal from the conventional one, the two seasons of Ela Quer Tudo is based on the first film by acclaimed director Spike Lee. In the series, the protagonist Nola Darling is determined to achieve her dreams as a painter, but ends up fumbling for one reason: trying to reconcile their three romantic relationships.

This causes her to go through several funny situations, since she certainly has difficulties to reconcile all aspects of her life, at the same time as relationships. Still, it is a series that will deal with and bring interesting reflections on non-monogamous people.

With two seasons, She Wants Everything is available on Netflix!

promotional illustration of she wants it all

11. Casa das Flores

If you like a good Mexican novel, you can understand A Casa das Flores as a shortened version of them. Throughout the plot, we see the matriarch of a rich family getting involved in all kinds of situations to maintain the image of the perfect family.

But she ends up facing a serious problem: her husband's lover, who raises totally unexpected secrets and that can change this dynamic. Awarded for the performance of the actress who played the protagonist, the three seasons of A Casa das Flores are available on Netflix.

12. Gilmore Girls

One of the classics among romantic comedy series, Gilmore Girls shows the new routine of a single mother and her teenage daughter. The plot will accompany your personal dramas, as well as the dynamics of your relationship and also your relationships with other people.

All this accompanied by a lot of humor, of course! Also known in Brazil as Tal Mãe, Tal Filha, the series of the 2000s has seven seasons in total, available on Netflix!

13. Me, You and She

Addressing non-monogamous relationships, Me, You and She show the routine of the couple Emma and Jack, who decide to balance the relationship. To do this, they hire an escort to make things more interesting.

Despite the advantages, over time Emma ends up falling in love with the escort. Throughout the seasons, they should learn to deal with this new format, going through jealousy and personal dramas, but also with several unusual situations, which become funny. Precisely because of the total lack of experience in the subject.

Me, You and She have five seasons available on Netflix!

14. Undateable

One of the romantic comedy series for those who feel a failure in terms of relationships. In Undateable, we follow the life of a convinced bachelor, who sees his friends entering into serious relationships and leaving him behind.

By posting an ad looking for roommates after his last single roommate leaves, he meets one of his candidates. Owner of a bar, he has a group of friends considered "unpayable". That's when he starts to deal with this new group, helping them to find relationships.

undateable promotional screen

15. Sex and the City

A series so classic that its presence on any lists of romantic comedy series is implied. Sex and the City does not spare viewers of spicy scenes, but focuses on the misfortunes of a group of four friends in New York.

With different origins and life changes, they form a strong bond of friendship, as they try to land in new romances in the largest city in the world. The original series has six seasons, plus two films that extend the story.

Remember that a revival may be on the way, in the form of a new season passing decades after the events of the original series. All 94 episodes of Sex and the City are available on HBO Go.

illustration with the protagonists of sex and the city, to this day one of the most acclaimed romantic comedy series

16. Romance is a Bonus Book

If the themes brought by the American and British series are not very pleasing to you, perhaps the increasingly popular Korean romantic comedies may offer you something different. Romance is a Bonus Book is a good international candidate and outside the mainstream for that.

The drama, as the series are known, brings the routine of a young man who is considered the youngest editor in chief of the place where he works. Everything seems fine until his work puts him in the direction of a writer desperate for work. With one season, you can follow Romance is a Bonus Book on Netflix!

17. Girls

While Sex and the City addresses issues of relationships between adult women and over 30, Girls already does the same with a group of friends earlier in this life. Each of the protagonists is in a stage of this life, from the one who has a stable job and relationship, to the one who does not know very well what she wants from life or the one who is only there for the parties and hype.

As is very natural for this age group. For this reason, the series has considerable success and is quite popular, with six seasons. All of them available on HBO Go.

18. My Holo Love

Another drama, My Holo Love achieves the feat of mixing science fiction with romantic comedy. In the plot, we accompany a lonely woman, who ends up falling in love with an artificial intelligence, which takes on the human form of its creator.

In order to help her in any type of task, they end up developing a friendship relationship, which eventually turns into love. But how to live a love for something that is not flesh and blood? These are some of the issues that the romantic comedy will work on in their relationship.

My Holo Love is available on Netflix.

19. Easy

An anthological series, in which each episode is a separate story, we will follow several stories involving romantic relationships, relationships with electronics and sex. Throughout Easy's episodes, we will find topics such as meeting people through relationship apps, polyamory and even changes in personal opinions to fit within the desired person's worldview.

Easy has three seasons and is available on Netflix.

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20. How I Met Your Mother

Perhaps the most viewed among romantic comedy series of the 2000s, How I Met Your Mother follows a line similar to Friends, but with a greater focus on novels. The story begins precisely in the future, in which the protagonist Ted Mosby tells his children the story of how he met his mother.

The problem is that he is a little wordy, starting the story much earlier. Therefore, we will be able to follow the different relationships that the architect has lived throughout his life, as well as his close relationship with his four friends, who help him in the task of finding his special person.

With nine seasons, How I Met Your Mother is available in full on Amazon Prime Video.

promotional illustration of how i met your mother

21. Glee

Another of the highlights in the 2000s, Glee is a series of romantic musical comedy that stood out precisely for its performances of great hits of American pop culture. Outside the performances, the series accompanies the choir club of a public school, where the misfits of the school end up.

Despite being a series for teenagers, Glee was able to dose comedy and address serious topics, such as LGBTphobia, racism and the difficulties of people with disabilities at that age. With six seasons, Glee can be watched on Netflix.

22. The Good Place

One of the best series to do marathon, The Good Place does not show the life of its protagonist, but its death. That's right! The series begins when the protagonist dies and discovers that she went to Lugar Bom, the equivalent of paradise. Only she discovers a small problem: she was mistaken for a person of the same name.

In real life, she had been extremely self-centered and mean, certainly not able to occupy that place. Determined to take this chance that chance gave her, she decides to invest in becoming a good and deserving person from that place. For that, it will count on the help of three other souls, including the one that Lugar Bom considers its soul mate.

The four seasons of The Good Place are available on Netflix!

23. Upload

Much like The Good Place, Upload is also a romantic comedy series that talks about the afterlife. But in a very different way.

In the near future, a company has managed to develop a virtual environment where people on the verge of death can have their appearance and consciousness transferred to live in that environment. In other words, it starts to live the afterlife on a digital server.

That way, she can still keep in touch with friends and family alive, as well as find them in this environment if they also die. The plot revolves around a programmer who, when suffering an accident, is sent to Upload. There, he begins to discover about this new type of life, at the same time that he strengthens his relationship with the “angel”, an attendant who helps him to fulfill his desires in this space.

With only one season confirmed for the time being, Upload already has its second season confirmed for 2021. Watch the ten episodes on Amazon Prime Video.

What are your favorite romantic comedy series?

With almost 25 nominations, we think you'll be able to enjoy the romantic comedy series a lot, or further increase your list of Netflix or other streaming services.

What are your favorite series on that list? Which would you recommend? Comment with us!

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