19+ Best TV Shows Like Friends (1994)


If you are wondering, what to watch next after Friends , then you will love our list of 21 TV Shows like Friends . The recommendation list is the result of multiple factors such as its origin country, language, genre, and storyline.

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy  Drama 
Release Date: September 22, 1994
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 10 / 236
Story Line:

Friends is an American television sitcom created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons. With an ensemble cast starring Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer, the show revolves around six friends in their 20s and 30s who live in Manhattan, New York City. The series was produced by Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. The original executive producers were Kevin S. Bright, Kauffman, and Crane.

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TV Shows Like Friends (1994)

Most relevent tv shows recommendation for Friends are Brooklyn Nine-Nine, House of Cards, New Girl, Sherlock, Modern Family, Community, Breaking Bad, The Big Bang Theory, Dexter, How I Met Your Mother, Prison Break, The Office, House, Lost, Two and a Half Men, Scrubs, Futurama, Family Guy, That '70s Show, South Park, Seinfeld, .


Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy  Crime 
Release Year: 2013
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 8 / 152
  8.2
  2100

Story Line: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine available online on OTT Platforms such as: fuboTV, Hulu, Peacock Premium, DIRECTV, Sling TV, TBS, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

House of Cards (2013)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2013
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 6 / 73
  8.1
  1962

Story Line: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex and corruption in modern D.C.

House of Cards available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix, BritBox, and DIRECTV . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Redbox.

New Girl (2011)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2011
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 7 / 146
  7.3
  921

Story Line: Jessica Day is an offbeat and adorable girl in her late 20s who, after a bad breakup, moves in with three single guys. Goofy, positive, vulnerable and honest to a fault, Jess has faith in people, even when she shouldn't. Although she's dorky and awkward, she's comfortable in her own skin. More prone to friendships with women, she's not used to hanging with the boys—especially at home.

New Girl available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, and Vudu.

Sherlock (2010)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Crime  Drama  Mystery 
Release Year: 2010
Current Status: Ended
Country: United Kingdom
Total Seasons / Episodes: 4 / 12
  8.5
  3563

Story Line: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Sherlock available online on OTT Platforms such as: Amazon Prime Video, Sky Go, and Virgin TV Go . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Sky Store, Amazon Video, and Microsoft Store.

Modern Family (2009)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2009
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 11 / 250
  7.7
  1713

Story Line: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.

Modern Family available online on OTT Platforms such as: fuboTV, Hulu, Peacock, Peacock Premium, DIRECTV, Sling TV, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Community (2009)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2009
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 6 / 110
  8.0
  1036

Story Line: Follow the lives of a group of students at what is possibly the world’s worst community college in the fictional locale of Greendale, Colorado.

Community available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, fuboTV, Hulu, DIRECTV, Sling TV, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, Microsoft Store, and Redbox.

Breaking Bad (2008)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Drama 
Release Year: 2008
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 5 / 62
  8.8
  8597

Story Line: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live. He becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Breaking Bad available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix, DIRECTV . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, Microsoft Store, and Redbox.

The Big Bang Theory (2007)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2007
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 12 / 279
  7.8
  8439

Story Line: The sitcom is centered on five characters living in Pasadena, California: roommates Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper; Penny, a waitress and aspiring actress who lives across the hall; and Leonard and Sheldon's equally geeky and socially awkward friends and co-workers, mechanical engineer Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali. The geekiness and intellect of the four guys is contrasted for comic effect with Penny's social skills and common sense.

The Big Bang Theory available online on OTT Platforms such as: HBO Max, DIRECTV, Sling TV, TBS, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Dexter (2006)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Crime  Drama  Mystery 
Release Year: 2006
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 8 / 96
  8.2
  2922

Story Line: Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for the Miami Metro Police also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

Dexter available online on OTT Platforms such as: Amazon Prime Video, fuboTV, Showtime Amazon Channel, Showtime Roku Premium Channel, Showtime, DIRECTV, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

How I Met Your Mother (2005)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2005
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 9 / 208
  8.2
  3320

Story Line: A father recounts to his children - through a series of flashbacks - the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother.

How I Met Your Mother available online on OTT Platforms such as: Amazon Prime Video, Hulu . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Prison Break (2005)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Action & Adventure  Crime  Drama 
Release Year: 2005
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 5 / 88
  8.1
  3626

Story Line: Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.

Prison Break available online on OTT Platforms such as: Hulu . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

The Office (2005)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2005
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 9 / 195
  8.6
  2326

Story Line: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.

The Office available online on OTT Platforms such as: fuboTV, Peacock Premium, DIRECTV, and Sling TV . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

House (2004)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Drama  Comedy  Mystery 
Release Year: 2004
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 8 / 177
  8.6
  4523

Story Line: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.

House available online on OTT Platforms such as: Amazon Prime Video, DIRECTV, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Lost (2004)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Action & Adventure  Mystery 
Release Year: 2004
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 6 / 120
  7.9
  2752

Story Line: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

Lost available online on OTT Platforms such as: Hulu . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Two and a Half Men (2003)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy  Drama 
Release Year: 2003
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 12 / 262
  7.4
  2230

Story Line: A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house.

Two and a Half Men available online on OTT Platforms such as: Peacock Premium, DIRECTV, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Scrubs (2001)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 2001
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 9 / 182
  8.0
  1142

Story Line: In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D." Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.

Scrubs available online on OTT Platforms such as: Amazon Prime Video, fuboTV, Hulu, DIRECTV, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Futurama (1999)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Animation  Action & Adventure  Comedy  Sci-Fi & Fantasy 
Release Year: 1999
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 7 / 124
  8.4
  2217

Story Line: The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the retro-futuristic 31st century.

Futurama available online on OTT Platforms such as: fuboTV, Hulu, FXNow, Comedy Central, DIRECTV, Adult Swim, and Spectrum On Demand . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Family Guy (1999)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Animation  Comedy 
Release Year: 1999
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 21 / 408
  7.26
  3689

Story Line: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing his mother and taking over the world), Meg (the oldest, and is the most unpopular girl in town) and Chris (the middle kid, he's not very bright but has a passion for movies). The final member of the family is Brian - a talking dog and much more than a pet, he keeps Stewie in check whilst sipping Martinis and sorting through his own life issues.

Family Guy available online on OTT Platforms such as: fuboTV, Hulu, FXNow, DIRECTV, and Fox . Apple TV, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

That '70s Show (1998)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy  Family  Drama 
Release Year: 1998
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 8 / 200
  8.0
  960

Story Line: Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out in Eric’s basement, life in the ‘70s isn’t always so groovy. But between trying to figure out the meaning of life, avoiding their parents, and dealing with out-of-control hormones, they’ve learned one thing for sure: they’ll always get by with a little help from their friends.

South Park (1997)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Animation  Comedy 
Release Year: 1997
Current Status: Returning Series
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 26 / 320
  8.338
  3474

Story Line: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

South Park available online on OTT Platforms such as: fuboTV, HBO Max, HBO Max Amazon Channel, Comedy Central, and DIRECTV . Apple TV, Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

Seinfeld (1989)

TV Shows Like Friends
Genre: Comedy 
Release Year: 1989
Current Status: Ended
Country: United States
Total Seasons / Episodes: 9 / 180
  8.3
  1305

Story Line: A stand-up comedian and his three offbeat friends weather the pitfalls and payoffs of life in New York City in the '90s. It's a show about nothing.

Seinfeld available online on OTT Platforms such as: Netflix, DIRECTV . Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Vudu, and Microsoft Store.

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