TV’s funniest workplace comedies

Many of us are stuck with jobs that we unreservedly detest, but we soldier on. Maybe you’ve been working the same boring job or many different unpleasant jobs for such a long time that you’ve started to think that all jobs are no fun.

To be honest, work is work, and no matter how much you love your job there will always be days when you’re counting down the hours until you can go home. There are ways to make your days pass faster, though. If you have good coworkers things are usually a bit more fun, and you can always keep yourself entertained.

Workplace TV comedies are a great example of this. These TV shows show us all that life in the office doesn’t always have to be boring and mundane. No matter where you work, there is always room for jokes and laughs. In fact, after watching some of these comedies, people are starting to be convinced that an office job isn’t half-bad. Let’s take a look at some of the most irresistible and funny workplace comedies you can watch on TV.

The Office

If The Office weren’t on this list, it would be a bit problematic, because The Office is the classic example of a great workplace comedy. The Office, which was originally a British series before it was adapted in the United States, has a phenomenal cast of funny, lovable, quirky, and awkward characters; just like in a real office. You should check this one out, if you haven’t already. There’s a reason it has won five Emmy Awards.

Parks and Recreation

Life would be incomplete without the Leslie Knopes of our lives. What’s better than having one Leslie Knope in your life? Having two of course. Catch her hilarious antics on Parks and Recreation as she prioritizes waffles and friends just after work.


Cheers might be an oldie now, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t deserve a spot on this list. It has very few matches in terms of quality, longevity, as well as timelessness. The series has shown that it’s made of strong stuff because it managed to survive major cast changes over the years. A half-hour spent with Cheers is half an hour well spent.


While the story in Frasier usually takes place at home, most of the episodes involve a workplace storyline setting. It earns its place by portraying a place where the two worlds would occasionally merge. Frasier simply can’t be explained and needs to be experienced to be understood. It will have you rolling on the floor laughing and begging for more.

The IT crowd

This show lets the viewer have a look at the hilarious lives of employees of an IT department in a fictional humongous corporation. The cast is phenomenal, and you can see them really starting to own their roles as the show progresses. Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, and Matt Berry have shown us all why British humor is perfect for TV. Just when you think the show can do nothing more to surprise you, it throws the cast in yet another funny situation. It’s a wild ride from start to finish.