Parks and Recreation (Five seasons available via Netflix)
Like the other two sitcoms on this list, Parks and Recreation isn’t the most conventional of comedies but that’s what makes it so great. With a cast of fantastic actors, led by the always energized Amy Poehler and the comedy genius that is Nick Offerman, and some of the best writing I’ve seen from any show, comedy or drama, Parks and Rec can make you laugh or cry or just put a big goofy smile on your face. If you’re binge watching from season one, stick with the show through those first six episodes, even if it’s hard. Trust me, the quality leap between seasons one and two is astounding.
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