What are the best sketch shows on Netflix? We have listed the funniest stand-up comedies and sketch shows on the platform.
The successful streaming giant offers amazing shows along with original series and movies. But you can also find one of the funniest variety and sketch shows in its library. In addition to stand-up specials of famous comics, Netflix is filled with great sketch/variety shows.
I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson
Created by Zack Kanin and Tim Robinson, I Think You Should Leave has six episodes on Netflix with more on the way. The show got confirmation for the second season a year ago and it features the funniest actors and actresses.
I Think You Should Leave season 1 consists of weird situations, strange characters and absurd occasions. All of them will make give you a great laugh.
Monty Python’s Flying Circus
This show is the one to rule them all. Monthy Python’s Flying Circus is the best sketch comedy show on Netflix that you can watch right now. The show, premiered in 1969 and aired until 1974, offers you an amazing session of comedy introducing weird characters, bizarre situations and offbeat humor.
The always-hilarious characters of the sketch comedy will make you a fan of British humor. It is a must-watch.
Trevor Noah: Afraid of the Dark
The talented talk show host invites his viewers on a journey as he analyzes immigration, country relations and the whole society. The comedy special lasts about an hour and gives a great laugh while also referring to the dire events in our world.
With his stand-up special, Trevor Noah proves that he can also be a very successful comic in addition to his great performance as a talk show host of The Daily Show.
Iliza Shlesinger: Elder Millennial
Shlesinger’s 2018 stand-up comedy takes a hilarious approach to life at 35. In her fourth stand-up special, Iliza also talks about being a women and the many strange interactions that she had analyzed in Western society.
The talented comic also manages to give a nostalgic input despite being an ‘elder millennial’. As a writer, actress and producer, Shlesinger also has a couple of other comedy shows on Netflix like Freezing Hot, Confirmed Kills and Iliza Unveiled. There is also an upcoming title Good on Paper, scheduled to release in this June.
Ricky Gervais: Humanity
In his stand-up comedy, Ricky Gervais takes a critical approach to humanity and people with all their weird behaviours. Humanity is an amazing special as Ricky Gervais does what he does best for an hour: making fun of people and their annoying habit of taking things personally.
As he talks about people while also digging into a couple of sensitive topics, Gervais manages to give you a great laugh thanks to his brilliant style. Humanity is one of the best sketch shows on Netflix, especially for those who feel a bit misanthropic.
BONUS: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is not a sketch show. Though that does not matter as it features the most famous minds in the world of comedy. Every episode feels like a short gig from a comic as names like Chris Rock, Alec Baldwin, Jim Carrey talks about people, society, comedy and more.
There are lots of stand-up specials and sketch shows on Netflix that you can watch right. Share your recommendations below and also let us know what you think about the ones on the list.