37 Must-Watch Shows Like Family Guy

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Family Guy is an adult animated comedy sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane and David Zuckerman. The series revolves around the Griffin Family, which consists of the father, Peter Griffin, his wife, Lois, their daughter Meg who bears the burden of being the eldest daughter and is constantly ridiculed by her parents, their son Chris who is a dimwit and a younger version of Peter, their youngest son Stewie who is a troublemaker and their talking dog who loves Stewie and martinis.

Family Guy follows the Griffin family as they are thrown into comical situations every day. It consists of 21 seasons and a total of 397 episodes. The series received an overwhelming response from its viewers resulting in several specials and a spin-off series called The Cleveland Show in 2009.

The series has won 12 Emmy Awards and 11 Annie Awards and was ranked ninth in the greatest TV cartoon of all time list. If you are someone who loves watching the antics of the Griffins, then you are at the right place because we have curated the perfect list of must-watch shows like Family Guy, which will surely keep you entertained for a while.

1. Futurama (1999-2013)

Futurama is a sci-fi animated sitcom produced by Matt Groening. It consists of 7 seasons with 20 episodes in each season. Futurama follows the story of a pizza delivery guy named Philip J. Fry who accidentally gets frozen and is revived after 1000 years in an advanced world where robots exist and humans have evolved.

The series follows Fry’s adventures as he works in a cargo company that delivers stuff from one planet to another alongside a one-eyed girl, Leela, and an arrogant robot Bender.

Leela, Bender and Philip in Futurama

The series is often compared to Family Guy and The Simpsons, but it has its own charm, which made it a huge hit among viewers. Futurama was first made available for viewing in 1999, and its last season was released in 2013.

Where to watch: Hulu, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime Video

2. Invincible (2021-present)

Invincible is a 2021 superhero animated series that follows the story of 17-year-old Mark Grayson, who thought he was just a normal kid but later finds out that he has superpowers just like his father, Nolan or better known as Omni-Man, the most powerful being on earth.

The series tells Mark’s adventures as he learns to get control over his powers so he can follow the footsteps of his father, but while trying to figure out his powers, he learns something else.

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Rex, Invincible, Allen in Invincible

Invincible consists of one season with eight episodes which were released in March 2021 and the series has been renewed for a second and third season due to the love it received from its viewers.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

3. South Park (1997-present)

South Park is an American animated sitcom consisting of 25 seasons and a total of 319 episodes, with more on the way. South Park follows the adventures of 4-grade schoolers Stan, Kyle, Eric, and Kenny as they maneuver around their quiet town South Park in Colorado. 

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South Park (1997)

South Park’s first episode aired in 1997, and the 25th season aired in 2022, with 26 seasons in production. The series is highly praised by its viewers due to its dark humor and is a 5 time Emmy Awards winner.

A movie called South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut was also released in 1999 due to the series’ success which was nominated for an Academy Award.  

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

4. Solar Opposites (2020-present)

Solar Opposite is an animated comedy sitcom consisting of 3 seasons with a total of 29 episodes, including a holiday and Halloween special. Solar Opposites follows a family of aliens, Terry, Korvo, Jesse, and Yumyulack, as they crash land on earth after the destruction of their planet Shlorp. The series follows the aliens as they live on earth and try to decide whether living on earth is a good thing or not. 

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Korvo, Pupa, Yumyulack, and Terry in Solar Opposites

Solar Opposites was a hit because of its unique storyline and animations. The first episode of Soral Opposites was aired in May 2022, with the fifth season in production. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Disney plus

5. Central Park (2020-present)

Central Park is an animated musical sitcom that follows the story of a family consisting of the father, Owen, his wife Paige, their daughter Molly and Their son Cole as they live in Edendale Castle in Central Park. Owen is the caretaker of Central Park who finds out that an elderly woman wants to buy Central Park and turn it into condominiums. 

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Owen, Paige, Molly, and Cole in Central Park

The series follows the Family as they try to save their home and Central Park by fighting against the elderly woman. Central Park consists of three seasons, with more on the way. The first episode was aired in May 2020, while the third season aired in September 2022.

Where to watch: Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video.

6. Metalocalypse (2006-2013)

Metalocalypse is an adult animated series that follows the story of a death metal band named Dethklok, consisting of 5 members- Nathan, Skwisgaar, Pickles, William, and Toki- who leave a unique impression on their fans.

Dethklok plays a major role in the economy, and if they endorse a product, their competitors have a hard time. The police and the government don’t bother them, so they are free to do whatever they want, including committing a crime.

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Dethklok in Metalocalypse

The series follows the story of Dethklok as they go about their day unaware of committing illegal crimes and leaving their fans enchanted. Metalocalypse consists of 4 seasons with a total of 62 episodes, including a special episode. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

7. The Cleveland Show (2009-2013)

The Cleveland Show is an adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, who also created Family Guy. It follows the story of Cleveland Brown as he marries his unrequited love, Donna, from High School and starts living with her and her children.

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Cleveland, Tim the bear, Holt, and Lester in The Cleveland Show

The rest of the series follows Cleveland as he tries to adjust to his new life, which consists of a step-daughter who flirted with him, a step-son whose mind was always filled with women, and some very loud neighbors. The Cleveland Show’s first episode aired in September 2009, while the last one was aired in 2013. 

Where to watch: Disney Plus, Amazon Prime Video

8. The Simpsons (1989-present)

The Simpsons is an animated sitcom created by Matt Groening and consists of 34 seasons with a total of 737 episodes. It follows the story of the Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Bart, Marge, Lisa, and Maggie, as they face the ups and downs of living in Springfield. 

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Homer, Lisa, Bart, Marge, and Maggie in The Simpsons

The Simpsons is a comedy series that is loved by everyone and has received 35 Emmy Awards, 34 Annie Awards, and 2 Peabody Awards. A movie was also made based on the series, which received positive reviews from viewers and grossed a total of 527 million dollars. 

Where to watch: Disney plus, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video

9. Paradise PD (2018-2022)

Paradise PD is an adult animated series that follows the police department of a small town. The police team led by Chief Randall Crawford doesn’t do a very good job of protecting people, which has caused the crime rate to increase in the town. The series is a depiction of the poor job done by the police force every day.

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Chief Randall Crawford and Dusty Marlow in Paradise PD

Paradise PD consists of 4 seasons with a total number of 43 episodes. The fourth season is yet to be released by Netflix on December 2022.

Where to watch: Netflix 

10. Big Mouth (2017-present)

Going through puberty can be hard, and that is what Andrew Goldberg has tried to show through Big Mouth. The series follows the story of 7th graders and best friends Nick and Andrew, along with their friends as they struggle to survive each day while going through puberty. 

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Nick, Andrew, and Maury in Big Mouth

The series shows real-life problems that usually occur with teenagers while they are going through puberty. Big Mouth consists of 6 seasons and a total of 61 episodes, along with the seventh season in production. 

Where to watch: Netflix, Hulu

11. Beavis and Butt-head (1993-present)

Beavis and Butthead is an adult animated series about two teenage boys, Beavis and Butt-head, who share a mutual love for lazing around,  heavy metal music, and dumbness. The series follows their mundane adventures and commentaries on videos related to music, death, and explosions. 

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Beavis and Butt-head in Beavis and Butt-head

Beavis and Butt-head consist of 9 seasons with 243 episodes plus 2 pilot episodes. The first season of the series was aired in 1993, and the eighth was aired in 2011, after which it was revived for two new seasons in 2022.

Where to watch: Vudu, Amazon Prime Video

12. American Dad! (2005-present)

American Dad! is an adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, the creator of Family Guy. American Dad! Follows the Smith family consisting of father and CIA agent Stan, wife Francine, their college-aged daughter Hayley and high school-aged son Steve. The smiths also have four housemates, including Hayley’s boyfriend, Jeff, a weird goldfish Klaus, and an alien, Roger.

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Roger, Stan, Francine, Smith, Klaus, and Hayley in American Dad!

American Dad! Follows Stan Smith and his adventures as he saves his town from every threat that comes their way. The series consists of 19 seasons with a total of 341 episodes. The first season aired in 2005, and a 20th season is set to air in February 2023. 

Where to watch: Disney plus, Hulu

13. Archer (2009-present)

Archer is an animated sitcom about a spy named Sterling Archer, famous for his code name ‘Duchess’ and works at an international Spy agency Suave. It follows his adventures along with his mother, who is also his boss, his ex-girlfriend, and others as he goes on missions. 

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Sterling Archer in Archer

Archer consists of 13 seasons with a total of 134 episodes. It has won 4 Emmy Awards, along with some other awards, due to favorable responses from its viewers.

Where to watch: Netflix

14. Aqua Teen Hunger Force

Aqua Teen Hunger Force follows the daily adventure of three anthropomorphic fast food items, an arrogant milkshake called Mater shake, a child-like ball of meat called Meatwad, and an intelligent pack of fries called Frylock and their human neighbor Carl. The three food items lived together and rarely got along, with Frylock always making fun of Meatwad. 

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Meatwad, Frylock, Master shake, and Err In Aqua Teen Hunger Force.

The series consists of 11 seasons with a total of 139 episodes. A film was also created based on the series called Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theatres in 2007, and also a sequel to Aqua Teen Forever: Plantasm in 2022. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV

15. Bob’s Burgers (2011-present)

Bob’s Burger is an animated series about the Belcher family and their life while running their hamburger restaurant. Belcher family consists of father Bob, wife Linda, and their three children- teenager Tina who struggles with the ups and downs of being a teenager. The musician’s son Jene and the troublemaker Louise. 

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Bob, Tina, Linda, Jene, and Louise in Bob’s Burger

The series consists of many other recurring characters, including his rival Jimmy Pesto who owns an Italian Restaurant, and his son, Jimmy Jr. Bob’s Burger, which consists of 13 seasons with a total of 247 episodes. The first season aired in 2011, with the twelfth and thirteenth seasons in production.

Where to watch: Disney Plus, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video

16. The Boondocks (2005-2014)

The Boondocks is an adult animated series about a dysfunctional black family, the Freemans, which consists of two brothers- 10-year-old Huey and 8-year-old Riley-and their granddad Robert Freeman as they move to a white neighborhood. Robert moved to Woodcrest thinking he would get some peace but little did he know that peace was the last thing he was getting. 

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Huey and Uncle Ruckus in The Boondocks

The Boondocks follow the duo as they struggle to settle in Woodcrest, which is way different from their previous home, and Robert as he tries to control the two troublemakers. The series consists of 4 seasons with a total of 55 episodes.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

17. BoJack Horseman (2014-2020)

BoJack Horseman is an adult-animated black-comedy drama that is set in a world where humans and humanoid animals live together in peace. The series follows the story of BoJack Horseman, a former star of Horsin’ around, in which he played the role of a father of three orphaned children, but now wants to make a comeback to the world of fame. 

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BoJack Horseman and Todd Chavez in BoJack Horseman

BoJack, with the help of his ex-girlfriend, turned agent, and roommate struggles to make his comeback as a celebrity through an autobiography. The series consists of 6 seasons with a total of 77 episodes.

Where to watch: Netflix

18. Clone High (2002-03)

Clone High is an adult animated sci-fi sitcom that follows the story of five teenagers who are a part of a secret experiment. The teenagers are the clones of famous historical figures who are turned into teenagers. The teenagers include Gandhi, Abe Lincoln, Joan of Arc, Cleopatra, and JFK, who struggle with the ups and downs of being a teenager in the 20th century.

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Abe and Gandhi in Clone High

Clone High consists of 13 episodes that aired in 2002. The series is renewed for a second and third season which are set to air in 2023. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

19. Happy Tree Friends (1999-2016)

Happy Tree Friends is an adult animated series about humanoid animals who live in a forest. The series revolves around them acting as happy children at the beginning of every episode, but later on, it escalates into dangerous situations where the death of the characters or bystanders can be seen. 

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Lumpy in Happy Tree Friends

Happy Tree Friends is the Opposite of its name and includes violence and death. The show consists of 5 seasons with a total of 94 episodes. The first episode of Happy Tree Friends aired in 1999, and the last aired in 2016.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

20. Daria (1997-2002)

Daria is an adult animated comedy series about an introverted high schooler Daria who tries to lay low at her school. Daria is often seen hanging around her best friend Jane and has no interest in the popular kids, which includes her sister Quinn. The series follows Daria’s high school life as she starts to develop feelings for Jane’s boyfriend.

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Jane and Daria in Daria

A film was also made after the fifth season of the show called Is It Fall Yet? The series consists of 5 seasons with a total of 65 episodes. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV

21. Disenchantment (2018-present)

From the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, Disenchantment follows the adventures of Princess Bean, who is an alcoholic, and her two companions, Luci, a demon, and Elfo, an elf, as they travel around the kingdom of Dreamland. The series follows the trio as they uncover mythical conspiracies about Dreamland.

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Bean, Luci, and Elfo in Disenchantment

The series consists of 4 seasons with 40 episodes and more on the way. Enchantment received positive reviews for its storyline, which depicts the runaway bride and princess Bean.

Where to watch: Netflix

22. F Is For Family

F is For Family is an adult animated comedy series set in the 1970s, including its music and themes to give a nostalgic feel to its viewers. It follows the Murphy family, which consists of the father, Frank, and his wife, Susan. Their 15-year-old son Kevin constantly utters profanities. Their middle child, William, is often bullied, and their 10-year-old daughter Maureen.

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Frank Murphy, Sue Murphy in F Is For Family

The series follows Frank as he works hard for his family while also trying to gain Kevin’s trust. F is For Family is filled with nostalgia and humor. The series consists of 5 seasons with a total of 44 episodes.

Where to watch: Netflix

23. Gravity Falls (2012-2016)

Gravity Falls is a mystery comedy animated series that aired in 2012 and consisted of 2 seasons. It follows the story of 12-year-old twins Dipper and Mabel Pines as they go to their uncle’s house for a summer vacation in Oregon and realize that the town is filled with mysterious happenings. The duo helps their uncle run his tourist trap called ‘mystery shack.’

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Dipper, Mable, Wendy, and Stan in Gravity Falls

The show was a hit and received two Emmy Awards, three Annie Awards, and a BAFTA Children’s Award. The first season aired in 2012, and the second season aired in 2016.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Disney plus

24. Harley Quinn (2019-present)

Harley Quinn is an adult animated series with dark comedy. It consists of 3 seasons with a total of 33 episodes and a fourth one on the way. Harley Quinn follows the story of Harley Quinn as she tries to take over Gotham City with the help of her newly created squad after she breaks up with Joker. 

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Harley Quinn and The Joker in Harley Quinn

All three seasons follow Harley Quinn and her crew named Injustice Leagues as they fight against crimes to keep Gotham City under their grasp. 

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

25. Home Movies (1999-2004)

Home Movies is an animated sitcom about an 8-year-old boy Brendon Small who loves to make movies with his Family’s film camera. The series follows Brendon recording scenes using his camera with the help of his two friends, Melissa and Jason.

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Brendon and Paula Small in Home Movies

The series shows Brendon as he forms a bond with his soccer coach and as his love for filmmaking grows. The series consists of 4 seasons with a total of 52 episodes which aired from 1994 to 2004.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

26. King Of The Hill (1997-2009)

King Of The Hill is an animated sitcom about a hardworking assistant manager Hank Hill and his family consisting of his wife, Peggy, who works as a substitute Spanish teacher, his awkward son Bobby and his niece Luanne. The series follows his everyday life, which is filled with comical scenarios revolving around him, his Family, friends, and neighbors.

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Hank Hill, Dale Gribble, Bill Dauterive, and Boomhauer in King of the Hill

King of the Hill consists of 13 seasons, with a total of 259 episodes aired from 1997 to 2009. The series was a hit among its viewers and received 2 Emmy Awards, among others. 

Where to watch: Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Disney Plus

27. Regular Show (2010-2017)

Regular Show is an animated sitcom that follows the adventures of Mordecai, a blue jay, and Rigby, a raccoon, who work as groundkeepers of a park but are often seen lazing around and getting into trouble. Mordecai is a responsible bird who does his work diligently but gets off track whenever Rigby asks him to have some fun. Because of this, they always hear an earful from their boss Benson.

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Mordecai and Rigby in Regular Show

Regular Show consists of 8 seasons and a total of 261 episodes which aired from 2010 to 2017. The series was a hit and was nominated for several Annie Awards, along with a few Emmy Awards. A movie called Regular Show: The Movie was also released in 2015 due to the popularity of the series.

Where to watch: Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

28. Rick and Morty (2013-present)

If you are someone who loves sci-fi and comedy Sitcoms, then Rick and Morty is the right choice for you. The series follows the adventures of Rick, who is an alcoholic and a scientist, and Morty, Rick’s dumb grandson, who accompanies him in his intergalactic adventures as they cause chaos in different parts of the universe.

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Rick And Morty from Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty first aired in 2013 and consisted of 6 seasons and 59 episodes, with more seasons in production. The duo has a large number of fans and has received 2 Emmy Awards along with two Annie Awards.

Where to watch: Netflix, Hulu

29. Sealab 2021 (2000-05)

Sealab 2021 is an animated sitcom that follows an underwater aquatic colony consisting of Captain murphy and his crew of misfits who have been handpicked by the government. The crew members spend most of their time bickering and making fun of each other instead of doing research.

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Sealab 2021

The rest of the series follows Murphy and his crew of screwups as they spend their everyday life underwater. The series consists of 4 seasons and a total of 51 episodes which aired from 2000 to 2005.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

30. Harvey Birdman, Attorney At Law (2001-07)

Harvey Birdman, Attorney At Law, is an adult animated sitcom that follows the story of an ex-superhero, Harvey Birdman of Birdman and The Galaxy Trio, working as a lawyer at a famous firm. The series follows Harvey as he fights for his clients against his nemeses from other series.

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Harvey Birdman in Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law

The series consists of four seasons with a total of 39 episodes which aired from 2001 to 2007. A spin-off of the series was created in 2021 called Birdgirl, and a special in 2018 called Harvey Birdman: Attorney General.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

31. Inside Job (2021-present)

Inside job is an animated sitcom that follows the story of a genius scientist Reagan Ridley who works at Cognito Inc., a government company that manages the conspiracies of the world. The series follows Reagan as she works hard towards a promotion while struggling to survive among her clueless co-workers and weird peers. 

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Reagan and Brett from the sitcom Inside job

Created by Shion Takeuchi, creator of Gravity Falls and Disenchantment, the series consists of one season and eighteen episodes. It was a hit and has been renewed for a second season.

Where to watch: Netflix

32. Smiling Friends

Smiling Friends is an animated sitcom about two friends, lazy Charlie and positive Pim, who decide to open a company that makes people smile. The series follows the duo’s adventures as they spread happiness to people who call them. 

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Pim, Charlie, and Desmond in Smiling Friends

Smiling Friends consists of one season and nine episodes, each consisting of Charlie and Pim bringing people happiness despite the seriousness of the tasks assigned to them by their clients.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max

33. Close Enough (2020-22)

Close Enough is an animated sitcom about a couple, Josh and Emily, as they realize the responsibilities and struggles that you have to face while welcoming adulthood. The duo lives in an apartment complex along with their daughter Candice and divorced friends Alice and Bridgette. 

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Josh, Emily, Candice, and Bridgette in Close Enough

The series consists of 3 humorous seasons with a total of 24 episodes which aired from 2020 to 2022.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

34. Ugly Americans (2010-12)

Ugly Americans is an adult animated sitcom consisting of 2 seasons with a total of 31 episodes which aired from 2010 to 2012. Ugly Americans tell the story of a man named Mark Lilly as he moves to Manhattan, which is filled with both human and non-human species, to work as a social worker. 

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Callie and Mark in Ugly Americans

The series follows Mark as he tries to accept his new life and make peace with having a zombie roommate, a wizard co-worker, a succubus girlfriend, and a demon boss. Ugly American is definitely going to give you a good laugh.

Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video

35. Tuca and Bertie (2019-2022)

Tuca and Bertie is an animated sitcom about two 30-year-old-bird humanoid birds who live in the same building. The series focuses on their friendship as they go through the struggles of adulthood by confiding in each other. Tuca and Bertie both have different personalities.

One is anxious, while the other is calm. One works odd jobs for financial aid while the other works at a company, and yet they get together just fine.

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Tuca and Bertie from the sitcom Tuca And Bertie

The series consists of 3 seasons with a total of 30 episodes which aired from 2019 to 2022. The series received positive reviews from its viewers due to its themes and portrayal of friendship. 

Where to watch: Netflix 

36. Love, Death & Robots

Love, Death, and Robots is an animated anthology that tells different standalone stories in each episode. It consists of 3 seasons with a total of 35 episodes with more in production. The first season of the series was aired in 2019, and a fourth season is in production. A unique thing about Love, Death, and Robots is that every episode is created by different production companies.

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Torrin and KVRC from the sitcom Love, Death, and Robots

  Where to watch: Netflix

37. Final Space (2018-2021)

Final Space is an animated sitcom about an astronaut named Gary and a planet-eating alien Mooncake who form an unlikely friendship. Both of them realize that a threat has befallen the universe and thus begin their quest to find out Final Space, a place where the universe ends.

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Gary from the sitcom Final Space.

The series consists of 3 seasons with a total of 36 episodes which aired from 2018 to 2021. Final Space is a combination of humorous and dramatic. 

Where to watch: Netflix

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