Friends” has been a TV staple in syndication for years. And after it assembled Netflix in 2015, the support got yet another life.

In 2016, New York publication made a enforcing bag that because of its Netflix popularity, “Friends” may still be the most popular television picture, over a decade after its finale.

What’s not to love about the concept of friends hanging out? Friends are good. But maybe — only maybe — these particular friends are now moderately dated.

With homophobic puns, fat-shaming plotlines and ever-puzzling rent situations, the prove often doesn’t hold up to contemporary investigation. Still, “Friends” clearly has glamours that resonate.

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Presuming you’re looking for a comedy, here’s a listing of would point out that have themes and mockeries that a “Friends” fan to have been able to get into — time with route less Joey.


This is part of Streamline, HuffPost’s weekly recommendation work for streaming depicts and movies. Every Saturday, Streamline ranks the best shows to watch online, including a specific focus on Netflix .

1. “Lovesick”

“Lovesick” is mostly merely young British pals hanging out and seeking love.

The laughs are often crass and slapstick, but are generally tamed — much like those in “Friends.”

The recent season begins with a person acting out the entirety of specific actions movie “Point Break” for his sidekick while sitting on an accommodation couch.

A unusually Joey and Chandler dynamic.

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2. “Master of None”

The recent controversy about Aziz Ansari aside, “Master of None” are quite about the importance of good friends in young adulthood. There’s even ensemble episodes.

If you don’t mind that the characters in “Friends” are able to invest unrealistic sums of fund on dwelling, menu and entertainment, then the splendid lives represented in “Master of None” will also be a pleasure to watch.


3. “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” has a rat-a-tat laughter style with pacing very similar to “Friends.”

Of course, as a Tina Fey show, the pranks are becoming more resourceful, but followers of “Friends” will too find much to affection in the camaraderie the differences among attributes share.

This is also yet another NYC-based demo — simply with more believable suites.

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4. “One Day at a Time”

“One Day at a Time” is no other true-life sitcom on such lists, so the camerawork and writing style is the closest to “Friends.”

But this reboot of the ‘7 0s and ‘8 0s sitcom of the same identify has a much more contemporary appear than the ‘9 0s sitcoms of the “Friends” era. This is also one of the rare sitcoms that commentators adore. Like “Friends, ” it’s plainly very good at what it sets out to do as easy-watching Tv.

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5. “Big Mouth”

“Big Mouth” is a comedy deep centered around love and sex.

Although the central people here are prepubescent, the themes are obviously adult-oriented. And arguably, Joey had the mind of a prepubescent most of the time in “Friends” anyway.

Yes, this is a caricature, but wasn’t Joey’s stupid disfiguring front also cartoonish?


6. “Friends From College”

“Friends From College” has the word “Friends” in the list!

But the similarity doesn’t stop there — this is an ensemble humor about parties roughly the same senility as the “Friends” personas who can’t stop stealing up with each other.

It obviously has a slower and more realistic style than “Friends, ” but the appeal is still very much the same.

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7. “Neo Yokio”

“Neo Yokio” is not exactly a show that’s like “Friends.”

The recommendation here is solely because this depict focuses on New Yorkers ricochetting around the city doing extremely expensive events and living in ridiculously delightful homes.

If the side that appealed most to you about “Friends” was vicarious living, maybe give this a shot.


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