12 TV Shows That Are Like Warm Hugs on a Cold Day

Comfort viewing is a real thing! Everyone has something that takes their mind off life’s stress, or that entertains no matter how many times you’ve seen it. So I’m asking… What is your comfort TV show? Here are the most popular 12 answers!

If you don’t have one in mind, here are some ideas from other people on the internet. Who knows, maybe yours is on this list too!

(For the record, mine didn’t: it’s the Doctor Who reboot, especially the episodes with David Tennant.)

The Golden Girls

Shelley Jensen and Betty White
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I was shocked at how much this one came up, but it really is a great show. Funny, witty, and entertaining – it’s easy to see how someone could come back to this show again and again.

“Just hearing the swirling strings in the opening scenes puts me right at ease.” someone said of the series, referencing the intro theme.

Community

Chevy Chase and Donald Glover in Community (2009).
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I love Community and recently rewatched a bunch so I know first hand how well it holds up to repeat viewing. Pretty much every episode is funny. Plus it gives you some hope for humanity—or at least the power of friendship.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Danny DeVito, Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson, and Glenn Howerton in It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005).
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If Community gives you hope, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is a comfort show because no matter how bad your life is you’re always doing better than these people.

The IT Crowd

The IT Crowd.
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The perfect comfort show when you can’t turn your life off and back on again. Seriously though, as someone who works in tech I love the IT Crowd. And apparently I’m not alone, since plenty of folks flip this one on when they need a pick-me-up!

The Office

Phyllis Smith, John Krasinski, and Leslie David Baker in The Office (2005).
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We’re talking about the US version of the show here when it comes to comfort watching, specifically seasons 2 through 7. Apparently, even die-hard fans agree it gets better after season 1…

King of the Hill

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A bit of a throwback here since this one stopped airing in 2010. If you have an affinity for propane and propane accessories or just some ridiculous laughs, King of the Hill is a great option for comfort watching.

The West Wing

The West Wing.
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Since most of these suggestions were comedies, I was surprised to see people consider The West Wing as their comfort show. That isn’t to say The West Wing isn’t funny at times, but it’s definitely more of a drama. But hey, any show you enjoy can be reassuring when you’re feeling down – so why not.

Friends

Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Noelle Sheldon, and Cali Sheldon in Friends (1994).
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Everyone from Reddit users to Prince Harry have found comfort watching reruns of Friends over the years, so it has to make the list! There’s something cathartic about watching something so familiar over again for fans of this show.

Scrubs

Scrubs.
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Scrubs is a fantastic show that blends comedy with enough drama to keep it interesting. If you haven’t watched it, definitely check it out because apparently it’s good enough to be a comfort show for a bunch of people.

Seinfeld

Seinfeld.
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Another older show that folks keep coming back to, and many argue Seinfeld is funnier the more times you watch it.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
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You could probably watch any Star Trek series (there’s so many great ones!), but Deep Space Nine came up the most often for comfort viewing. If you’re not familiar with the franchise, DSN is the Star Trek series that stars Avery Brooks as the captain.

The Simpsons

THE SIMPSONS: When a plague of insects shuts down Springfield, the Simpsons face their greatest challenge yet...spending time in lockdown with each other in the "The Very Hungry Caterpillars".
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Last, but definitely not least in terms of both quality and a show people watch when they want to feel better about life, is The Simpsons. Some prefer to watch the earlier episodes, others consider the middle season to be the best. And of course plenty of folks still get their weekly comfort watch in with the new episodes!

Regardless, The Simpsons has touched multiple generations and makes a great comfort series for countless folks out there.

12 Sitcoms That It’s Hard To Understand Why They’re So Popular Despite Being Unfunny

Fuller House Season 2.
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We wanted to know what successful, famous sitcoms people didn’t find funny at all, and the internet didn’t let us down. It turns out there are plenty of successful sitcoms that it’s hard to understand why they’re so popular despite being unfunny.

Here are some of the most popular answers.

12 Sitcoms That It’s Hard To Understand Why They’re So Popular Despite Being Unfunny

13 Netflix Movies That Flew Under the Radar But Are Totally Worth Your Time

THE LOST DAUGHTER. OLIVIA COLMAN as LEDA.
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Are you looking for a movie to watch on Netflix that hasn’t been recommended a million times? Here are some of the most awesome and niche movie recommendations. These movies totally flew under the radar and, for some reason, aren’t recommended so often, but they should be!

13 Netflix Movies That Flew Under the Radar But Are Totally Worth Your Time

12 Movies You Can’t Die Without Watching

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I love lists like this! As a big-time movie fan, I’m always looking for new flicks to add to my “must-watch” list. We wanted to know what people thought were movies everyone should see at least once in their lifetime, and there were so many great responses. We narrowed it down to 12 of the best.

How many of these fan and critically acclaimed movies have you seen?

12 Movies You Can’t Die Without Watching

These 12 Films Are Way Too Overrated, According to the Internet

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This one’s definitely going to be controversial, so strap yourself in. Here are 12 answers to the question, “What films are way too overrated or get way too much love and praise in your opinion?” according to the internet.

Do you agree or disagree with these controversial answers? I’ll be honest, it’s hard to understand how anyone could dislike some of these movies – but I guess we all have our personal preferences!

These 12 Films Are Way Too Overrated, According to the Internet

12 TV Shows That Managed To Be Consistently Fantastic From Start to End

Walter White (Bryan Cranston) - Breaking Bad _ Season 5, Episode 13 - Photo Credit: Ursula Coyote/AMC.
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TV shows capture our hearts, but it’s not often they manage to stay consistently good throughout the series. Some start strong, then turn formulaic, and others hype us up only to end with a disappointing series finale.

12 TV Shows That Managed To Be Consistently Fantastic From Start to End
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