What makes a comfort show a comfort show? Is it the light-hearted storylines that make you feel good? Or, maybe it’s the jokes that make you chuckle no matter how many times you’ve heard them.
A comfort show can mean something different to everyone, but there’s one thing they all have in common—the ability to help viewers escape reality while bringing a sense of calm, stability, and familiarity to even the most stressful days.
We know you’ll always be faithful to your go-to’s. But, if you’re looking for a new series to add to your rotating list, you need to check out these fan-favorite comfort shows streaming now on Hulu.
Check out these feel-good TV shows streaming now on Hulu.
How did this little-known Canadian comedy become one of the most beloved and most quoted shows ever? We think it’s the unorthodox but lovable characters, the heartwarming love stories, legendary cast (including Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara), and brilliant jokes that will crack you up every time.
New to town? Stop acting like a disgruntled pelican and start streaming all six seasons of Schitt’s Creek now on Hulu.
Watch: Schitt’s Creek
The Office is arguably one of the most popular comfort shows of all time. What makes this workplace sitcom so lovable that fans can re-watch the entire series over and over without getting bored? Maybe it’s the lightheartedness that helps viewers escape from reality. Or, it could be the lovable characters and hilarious one-liners that feel like personal inside jokes.
No matter why you keep coming back to Dunder Mifflin, we have to know…do you skip Scott’s Tots? Start streaming the iconic sitcom, The Office, now on Hulu.
Watch: The Office*
*Hulu + Live TV is required to watch The Office.
Having a bad day? Always remember these important Phil’s-osophies:
“Watch a sunrise at least once a day,” and “if you love something, set it free…unless it’s a tiger.”
Modern Family—you’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll come back for more. Stream all eleven seasons of one of the most beloved sitcoms of all time now on Hulu.
Watch: Modern Family
Laughter is the best medicine and we have the perfect remedy: an episode (or two, or three…) of The Golden Girls. Not only is it one of the funniest and most iconic sitcoms in television history, but you can’t help but feel like part of Rose, Blanche, Dorthy, and Sophia’s iconic girl squad.
Put on your best nightgown, grab a slice of cheesecake, and meet us on the lanai because all seven seasons of The Golden Girls are streaming now on Hulu.
Watch: The Golden Girls
They said “I’ll be there for you,” and they really meant it. Escape from reality and jump into the lives of six twenty-something besties navigating life, love, and friendship in NYC with the sitcom that shaped a decade—Friends.
Whether it’s the nostalgia, intelligent humor, or catchy theme song that keeps you coming back for more—fans can’t get enough of Kelsey Grammer’s quintessential 90s sitcom, Frasier. Binge-watch all eleven seasons streaming now on Hulu.
Seinfeld has everything you want in a comfort show—the familiarity of the 90s, the comfort of a tight-knit friend group, relatable storylines, a lovable cast, and laugh-out-loud jokes. Follow along with Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer in Seinfeld, streaming now (and later when you’re ready for a re-watch).
*Hulu + Live TV is required to watch Seinfeld.
Somehow, a show about seemingly nothing can mean everything to those who love It’s Always Sunny, and we have to agree. What’s more comforting than laughing at the shenanigans of aloof best friends with zero social skills?
If It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is your comfort show, you’re in luck. All fifteen seasons of your favorite comedy are streaming now on Hulu.
Watch: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
How I Met Your Mother is the ultimate comfort show—it’s funny, incredibly heartwarming, and oh-so relatable. Follow along as Ted tells the story about how he fell in love by streaming all nine seasons of How I Met Your Mother.
Before you start a rewatch, be sure to check out the Hulu Original HIMYM spin-off, How I Met Your Father starring Hilary Duff and Christopher Lowell.
Watch: How I Met Your Mother
The best comfort shows are light, funny, and most importantly, relatable. If you’ve ever worked in retail or customer service, you know the far-fetched situations in Superstore aren’t all that far-fetched.
We dare you not to laugh out loud at every episode of all six seasons of Superstore, streaming now on Hulu.
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71 years later, I Love Lucy still has our hearts. The simplicity of the time combined with the light-hearted slapstick humor of the one-and-only Lucille Ball creates the perfect comfort show formula. Watch (and then rewatch) all six seasons of the OG sitcom, I Love Lucy, now on Hulu.
Watch: I Love Lucy
The Simpson family has been making us laugh since 1989, so there’s no wonder why it’s one of the most popular comfort shows of all time. Keep up with new episodes of The Simpsons weekly on Hulu.
Watch: The Simpsons
You’re already singing the theme song in your head, aren’t you?
Nostalgic for the simplicity of the 90s? Before there were cellphones, the internet, and social media, there were family-oriented sitcoms like Fresh Prince that made us feel all the feels. Will Smith stars in one of the most iconic TV comedies of all time, and it’s available for you to watch now.
Watch: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air*
*Hulu + Live TV is required to watch The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
If Bob’s Burgers is your TV comfort food of choice (see what we did there), you’re not alone. Time and time again, this adult animated comedy has fans coming back for The Belchers—a wholesome (yet quirky) family that accepts each other exactly as they are. No matter how tough times get, they always stick together and never lose hope. That’s as comforting as it gets if you ask us.
Watch all thirteen seasons of Bob’s Burgers and The Bob’s Burgers Movie as many times as your heart desires on Hulu.
Watch: Bob’s Burgers
Community is home to the greatest study group of all time, and each episode makes you feel like part of this hilarious band of college misfits and their always-entertaining antics. Stream all six seasons of this cult classic series now on Hulu.
Will & Grace is the epitome of a comfort sitcom show. With lovable characters, heart-warming storylines, rib-tickling one-liners, and Karen’s iconic laugh, this classic 90s sitcom is sure to be your new favorite comfort show. Watch all eight seasons streaming now on Hulu.
Watch: Will & Grace
Arrested Development is its own breed of sitcom. Instead of playing as background noise, we recommend paying close attention during the first watch-through to catch all of the jokes and callbacks throughout the series. But, once you’re hooked, you’ll never tire of the ultra-quotable and ever-dysfunctional Bluth family. Laugh along with the original first three seasons available now on Hulu.
Watch: Arrested Development
Do you remember Tia and Tamara, twin sisters separated at birth and reunited as teenagers? Talk about nostalgia! Take a trip down memory lane and have a chuckle or two along the way with the beloved 90s comfort show, Sister, Sister. All six seasons are available for you to binge-watch now on Hulu.
Watch: Sister, Sister
Need a good laugh and a light-hearted pick-me-up? Look no further than this 80s-inspired family sitcom that’s chock-full of nostalgia and guaranteed to make you laugh until you cry. Follow along as The Goldbergs try to make their chaotic lives appear picture-perfect in all ten seasons streaming now on Hulu.
Watch: The Goldbergs
It’s not your average medical show. Scrubs is a hospital-based workplace sitcom that follows a group of over-the-top doctors and nurses as they learn to navigate their eccentric patients, messy personal lives, and work friendships.
Whether you’re watching Scrubs for the first time or just the first time in a while, we’re willing to bet it will become a favorite comfort show you’ll come back to again and again. All nine laugh-out-loud seasons are available to stream now on Hulu.
Imagine a coven of vampires that are horrible at being vampires. Silly, spooky, and easy to watch, What We Do in the Shadows is the perfect show to binge watch over, and over, and over again. Stream all four seasons of this vampire mockumentary sitcom now on Hulu.
Watch: What We Do in the Shadows
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