Here’s what to watch if you liked Schitt’s Creek


It’s been over two years since the series finale of Schitt’s Creek have appeared on our Netflix home screens, and while there have been plenty of other great shows in the meantime, there’s still a hole in the hearts of dedicated fans who miss the late-night antics of Moira, Johnny, David and Alexis Rose (not to mention the darling additions of Patrick and Stevie). Although the cast is moving on to various new projects soon, including Annie Murphy joining the cast of Russian dolland Dan Levy is set to produce and host the cooking show, The big brunchwe will always remember their time spent in the remote little town of Schitt’s Creek.

Schitt’s Creek slowly became one of the most beloved series of all time, improving with each new season until it swept the Emmys in 2020, winning nine and becoming the first show to win all seven major awards. . While Schitt’s Creek is in a league of its own for popular and critical appeal, there are a variety of other comedies that might give you a similar recurrence of belly laughs and even give you a whole new family of sitcoms to obsess over, be it the nostalgic-yet-the slightly sarcastic humor of the Short family, or the chaotic mess of the genre Community to throw. If you liked watching Schitt’s Creekhere is a list of the best TV shows to watch next.

4 life in pieces

life in pieces
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For fans of close-knit comedy, life in pieces is one of the funniest sitcoms to portray the nuances of family life. With a scintillating cast that includes Colin Hanks, Betsy Brandt, James Brolin, Dan Bakkedahl and Dianne Wiest, the plot follows the life of a multigenerational family and the ups and downs of suburban life, learning adventures of the cleanliness of the youngest member of the Short family, Lark (Ana Sophia Heger), to the retirement struggles of the eldest, John (Brolin).

Although the Short family is a little less sarcastic than the Roses (with the exception of Zoe Lister-Jones as Jen, who shines in her position as a sarcastic lawyer with a constant influx of witty one-liners), the events that occur are often as funny and ridiculous as in Schitt’s Creek, although no one has attempted Moira Rose’s signature accent. Whether it’s family patriarch John wondering whether to add “sound mind and dope body” to his wedding vows, or Tim accidentally misspelling his wife’s name as “Heater” during a significant back tattoo, this show is ready to make you laugh just as hard as watching Eugene Levy try to figure out what to do after buying an inordinate amount of illegal unpasteurized milk.

3 Development stopped

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There’s no better way to describe Development stopped that like Schitt’s Creekis the older, evil twin; if the Rose family had managed to maintain their wealthy appearance and had never been forced to move to the town of Schitt’s Creek, you could certainly imagine them conspiring with Saddam Hussein for the money, or stealing money from the company accountsAfter all, one of the main opening lines of Schitt’s Creek That’s when the taxman arrived to empty the Roses mansion and Moira melodramatically screamed, “My soul has been kidnappedthere is no ransom, no one is coming to save me.

Starring Jason Bateman, Portia De Rossi, Will Arnett, Jessica Walter, David Cross and Jeffrey Tambor (with some unique appearances by Liza Minnelli), Development stopped tells the story of the Bluth family’s struggle to stay on top of the plummeting family business and the ensuing legal proceedings, following the imprisonment of the family patriarch for fraud. Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman), being the only “healthy” member of the family, exists in a constant state of damage control as he struggles for authority with his cold-hearted alcoholic mother, his reckless magician brother, and his cousin-loving son. Not only did this show win six Primetime Emmys and a Golden Globe Award, but it featured career-building performances from its main cast.

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An image of the cast of Community standing together in front of a colorful board.

Corn Community may not contain the same “drama family” component as TV shows like Schitt’s Creek, it has an equally clannish dynamite cast and a slew of supporting characters. In fact, it wouldn’t be unrealistic to find Alex “Starburns” Osbourne knocking on a dusty bar somewhere in the town of Schitt’s Creek, probably still wearing his top hat and trying to sell meth out of his trunk. car (if he wasn’t faking his own death or entertaining his bearded lizard pet).

Community follows a group of misfits and misfits who end up at Greendale Community College, most of whom are long past the traditional age to co-exist as freshmen. Joel McHale plays Jeff Winger, the ultra-suave former lawyer who faked his own law degree, Danny Pudi plays Abed Nadir, the socially inept savant with a penchant for cinematic trivia, and Gillian Jacobs plays Britta Perry, the activist hypocritical politician, who all join forces to form a Spanish study group.

Alongside this unwavering trio, other cast members, such as Chevy Chase, Alison Brie, Donald Glover and Yvette Nicole Brown, all seem to play slightly bloated versions of themselves.the most notable being Chase’s Pierce Hawthorne, a rich and important old man who takes pleasure in making everyone as uncomfortable as possible. Ultimately, Community was the community college show to end all college shows, changing the face of American humor with its blatant self-awareness, combination of slapstick gags with intellectual themes, and fan-loved “nerd humor”.

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1 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
NBC Universal Television Distribution

While you might not think a TV show centered around a woman who had just spent fifteen years stuck in a doomsday cult could be funny, let alone look something like Schitt’s Creek, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt was another Netflix-created show that exceeded all expectations and established itself as a rising comedic force in the streaming sitcom category. Created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock (of 30 Rock fame), the plot follows the wide-eyed Kimmy Schmidt (delightfully played by Ellie Kemper) as she discovers the modern world in quaint downtown New York, meeting new friends and having new experiences, all while trying to come to terms with the fact that the world as she knew it hadn’t really ended.

If you were to subscribe to the idea that the Rose family in Schitt’s Creek were trapped in their own metaphorical money-driven cult, their fate was very similar to that of Kimmy Schmidtmoving to an unplanned new place, making sacrifices in terms of comfortable living and wealth, acknowledging the betrayal of trusted influencers (whether it be Kimmy Schmidt acknowledging the manipulation facilitated by doomsday cult leader Reverend Richard, played by the eternal charismatic Jon Hamm, or the discovery by the Roses that their business manager had embezzled all their money). Although the show has a slightly different comedic tone from Schitt’s Creekboth are guaranteed to have you watching Netflix for the foreseeable future.

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