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20 best shows like Parks and Recreation (2009)

List of the best shows and series like Parks and Recreation (2009): A.P. Bio, The Mayor, When Calls the Heart, Ground Floor, How to Make It in America, The Mindy Project, House of Lies, Dr. Ken, The Newsroom, Eastbound & Down.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersStudents, Teachers
PlotDeception
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleEasy

When Harvard philosophy scholar Jack Griffin finds himself teaching high school in Toledo, Ohio, he tosses the syllabus and recruits his students to help enact revenge on his rival.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:20
CharactersFriends
PlotAdventures, Politics
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy, Fascinating

A struggling hip-hop artist runs for mayor to promote his mix-tape and wins.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryCanada, Romania, USA
CharactersStudents, Teachers, Widows, Losers
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleBy books, To cry, Touching

Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleRomantic, To cry

Brody, a young hot-shot banker at Whitestone Trust, thought he was just having a one-night stand with Jennifer, a beautiful woman he met at a bar. But when he discovers that she works in maintenance for the building where he works, their worlds begin to collide in the most unexpected way. Facing Brody’s critical boss, Mr. Mansfield, as well as annoyed colleagues, the pair must find a way to deal with their growing feelings for each other in this modern take on Romeo & Juliet.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFriends, Friends, Businessmen, Musicians
PlotParties

Trying to make a name for themselves in New York's competitive fashion scene, Ben Epstein and his friend and business partner Cam Calderon use their street knowledge and connections to bring their ambitions to fruition. With the help of Cam's cousin Rene, who is trying to market his own high-energy drink, and their well-connected friend Domingo, the burgeoning entrepreneurs set out to make it big, encountering obstacles along the way that will require all their ingenuity to overcome.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersNurses
StyleFor girls

Obstetrician/gynecologist Mindy Lahiri tries to balance her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small medical practice in New York City.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:29

Charming, fast talking Marty Kaan and his crack team of management consultants know how to play the corporate game better than anyone, by using every dirty trick in the book to woo powerful CEOs and close huge deals. In the board rooms, barrooms, and bedrooms of the power elite, corruption is business as usual and everyone's out for themselves first. Nothing is sacred in this scathing, irreverent satire of corporate America today.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlaceHospitals
StyleFascinating, Touching

Dr. Ken is a brilliant physician with no bedside manner. He is always trying to be a good doctor, as well as a good husband and dad to his two kids. However, these good intentions have a way of driving everyone crazy at both work and at home. Luckily, his therapist wife Allison is just the right partner to keep things sane.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersPsychologists, Writers, Journalists
PlotPolitics, Elections, Uprising

A behind-the-scenes look at the people who make a nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to do the news well in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles-not to mention their own personal entanglements.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:28
CharactersTeachers, Trainers
PlotDepression, Baseball, Jealousy

Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersFriends, Friends, Writers, Actors
PlaceOffice

30 Rock is an American television comedy series that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy series depicted as airing on NBC. The series' name refers to 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, the address of the GE Building, in which the NBC Studios are located.

Markimdb: 8.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersAccountant
PlaceOffice
StylePopular

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

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:10
CharactersSingle mothers
PlotLove, Treason, betrayal, Divorce
PlaceUSA
StyleFor girls, Atmospheric, Fascinating

It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown talent - one that will take her all the way from the comedy clubs of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily
PlotInheritance
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry

The Goodwin siblings return home after their father's death, and unexpectedly find themselves poised to inherit a vast fortune – if they adhere to their late father's wishes. Where there's a will, there's a way. And when that will's worth more than 20 million dollars, you can bet someone's going to find a way to get the cash.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersInvestigators, Priests
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Religion
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleEasy, Fancy

A TV series finds Jesus living in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotParties, Growing up
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleEasy

Workaholics is an American sitcom about three recent college dropouts, roommates, and co-workers at a telemarketing company and their drug dealer.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:56
CharactersJournalists
PlotPolitics, Mystery, Elections
StyleDark, Fascinating

Boss is an American political drama television serial created by Farhad Safinia. The series stars Kelsey Grammer as Tom Kane, the mayor of Chicago, who has recently been diagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies, a degenerative neurological disorder.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy, To cry

Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash and talented young singer who's a big fan of his early work.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:20
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Large families
StyleAtmospheric, By comics

In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike and Peggy raise eight boisterous boys. There are 10 people, three bedrooms, one bathroom and everyone in it for themselves.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Lawyers, Musicians, Parents
PlotFamily life
StyleTouching

Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceUSA

Set in LA’s celebrated, infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s, this series delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that inhabit the hilarious, but complex business of making an audience laugh.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Students, Teachers, Trainers, Friends
PlaceCollege

Pre-law student Marti Perkins' world is flipped upside down when she loses her scholarship, and realizes the only way she can stay in school is by reigniting her dormant teen gymnastic skills to win a place on Lancer University's legendary cheerleading team.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:23
CharactersParents, Artists
StyleFancy

Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:30
CharactersOfficials
PlotPolitics
PlaceUSA
StyleFor girls

A look into American politics, revolving around former Senator Selina Meyer who finds being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she expected and everything everyone ever warned her about.

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersAnimals, Nurses
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Dr. George Coleman is a top veterinarian with an impressive list of famous animal patients at the Crane Animal Hospital—a bustling New York City veterinary practice where it often seems as if the patients are running the place. Much to his chagrin, George recently learned that his ex-girlfriend, Dorothy Crane, has inherited the family business and is now George's boss.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:46
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleEasy, Action, Fascinating

Buddy Dobbs, a slacker on the run from a loan shark, steals a man's identity and ends up posing as a small town's new gay pastor.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Doctors
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleFascinating

Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to assimilate into his new world. As he does, he begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his mission and asking the big life questions like: “Are human beings worth saving?” and “Why do they fold their pizza before eating it?”

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersBusinessmen, Neighbors
PlaceSmall towns
StyleEasy

Formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira, and their two kids, über-hipster son David and socialite daughter Alexis, suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt's Creek, a small depressing town they once bought as a joke.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:49
PlotLove, Relationship, Passion
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleEasy

A workplace comedy centered on Kevin, a young man who declares his unrequited love for his coworker Audrey in a letter, believing he’ll never see her again after he accepts a job overseas. But when the opportunity falls through and Kevin is forced to return to his old job, how will he and Audrey continue to work together now that his feelings are no longer secret?

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
PlotTreason
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleEasy

A famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing and very public meltdown live on the air after discovering his beloved wife's serial infidelity decides to reclaim his career and love life in a small town a decade later.





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