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35 Shows Like The Office That You Can Binge-Watch Right Now

From 2005 to 2013, "The Office" ushered in a new era of comedy television. This Emmy winning documentary-style series focused on the mundane lives of the staff at a particular branch of Dunder-Mifflin paper company. A dynamic ensemble cast of individuals, who wouldn't typically have anything in common, are forced to co-exist in a small office park amid the oftentimes frustrating management style of their boss, Michael Scott.

Throughout its nine-season run, show creator Greg Daniels ushered along Steve Carell's road to stardom. The almost decade-long story contained office romances, dramatic subplots, A-list celebrity cameos, exposed secrets, and broken fourth walls. Based on a British series of the same name, "The Office" has long used self-deprecation, dry humor, and awkward dialogue to emulate a typical American workplace as closely as possible.

Whether you were a member of the pioneer fanbase when the show was first airing on NBC, you caught on during its insertion to streaming platforms like Netflix and Peacock, or you're old-school and prefer to own the complete DVD box set, "Office" fans have a very particular brand of humor that is difficult to replicate. If you identify with any of the previously mentioned groups, this article is for you. We have researched 35 shows just like "The Office" that you can binge right now.

1. The Office (UK)

It would be wrong to make a list of "The Office" related shows without mentioning what started it all –- The UK edition of "The Office." Written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the series similarly follows the day-to-day lives of the employees of Wernham Hogg paper company. Gervais plays the office manager, David Brent, who demonstrates the same clueless stupidity that has made Michael Scott so famous.

The American series paid homage to the original in many ways including its extensive use of office pranking and the likeness of Tim and Dawn in Jim and Pam. David Brent somehow manages to outdo the ridiculousness of Michael Scott with his frequent dance breaks and unknowingly offensive tangents. Gervais and Merchant each had a hand in both series with the former appearing in character multiple times in the series. Merchant wrote and directed several episodes and even later appeared on the recap podcast, "Office Ladies," with Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey from the original cast.

2. Parks and Recreation

"The Office" has grown to be synonymous with "Parks and Recreation," a political satire sitcom in a mockumentary style that was co-created by "Office" alums, Greg Daniels and Michael Schur. This series ran for seven seasons and followed the lives of members of the local government in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana. "Parks and Rec" featured huge stars like Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, Chris Pratt, and more. The goofy characters each bring their own flavor of humor to the table.

With the selflessness of the main character, Leslie Knope, this series one ups "The Office" in heartwarming storylines and friendships. Thanks to Amy Poehler, "Parks and Rec" featured many prominent "Saturday Night Live" cast cameos such as Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen, Rachel Dratch, and Bill Murray. "Parks and Recreation" is a must-watch after binging "The Office."

3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" is a workplace sitcom set in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct. It revolves around NYPD detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and his unique mix of colleagues as they stumble through their lives as police officers. Peralta is a dedicated yet immature detective, leading him to often be at odds with his no-nonsense Precinct Captain, Raymond Holt (Andre Braugher).

Co-creators Michael Schur and Dan Goor take audiences on a ride through ridiculous shenanigans, as the squad at the 9-9 handle crazy suspects, game nights, Halloween Heists, cop conventions, and everything in between. "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" has a few fan favorites from "The Office" to feature on their show, such as Craig Robinson, Ed Helms, Oscar Nuñez, Kate Flannery, and other background actors. However, beyond all of the pranks and name calling, the members of the 99th Precinct are a family and always have each other's backs.

4. Community

"Community" follows Jeff Winger (Joel McHale), a lawyer whose degree gets revoked, and therefore is forced to go back to community college. This series is set in Colorado at Greendale Community College and begins when Winger sets his sights on a particular student on campus. In an effort to get closer to her, he pretends to run a Spanish study group. This results in his study date being infiltrated by an eccentric group of adults, all of whom later become close friends.

With an ensemble cast of big-name stars like Donald Glover, Ken Jeong, Alison Brie, and Chevy Chase, ”Community" has been praised for its comedic cleverness and ability to mesh together people who would typically never get along. Throughout its 6-season run, "Community" makes several nods to cliché film and television tropes while employing a meta sense of humor. Much like "The Office" did with life in corporate America, "Community" skewers the community college experience. Creator Dan Harmon shared with the AV Club that he based the program on his own experiences in community college.

5. What We Do in the Shadows

"What We Do in the Shadows" follows a group of vampires' exploits, shot in a mockumentary style, as they and their human "slave" attempt to cope with complicated modern life on Staten Island, NY. Based on Taika Waititi's movie of the same name, we watch as the hundred-year-old vampires are forced to interact with 21st century humans — resulting in hilariously uncomfortable situations.

The vampire roommates dabble in the supernatural by participating in things such as hypnotizing, virgin sacrifices, invisibility, and curses, just to name a few. "What We Do in the Shadows" features previous cast members from "The Office" as well, like Craig Robinson and Mark Proksch, proving that this type of awkward mockumentary style comedy is hard to shake.

6. The Good Place

If it's starting to look like there is a pattern of Michael Schur-related shows, that's because there is. Michael Schur created "The Good Place" in an attempt to comedically address life's existential questions. The story begins when Eleanor (Kristen Bell) is told that she died and made it into the Good Place, based on her good behavior during life. However, she soon realizes that her spot in the Good Place was actually meant for someone else with the same name.

"The Good Place" follows Eleanor on her quest to become a better person in order to avoid being sent to the Bad Place. Many critics have praised "The Good Place" for its unexpected serious tone and interesting plot twists that have viewers never knowing what to expect. While utilizing their own brand of dry humor, "The Good Place" is able to delve into spiritual and philosophical concepts in a digestible way.

7. Space Force

By now, you have probably heard of "Space Force," Steve Carell and Greg Daniels' Netflix comedy series that acts as a satire of some of America's incompetent government officials. Following Donald Trump's strange 2019 addition of the US Space Force to the military, Daniels and Carell couldn't help but poke some fun at our government by creating a workplace sitcom about this very branch.

"Space Force" follows Carell's General Mark Naird as he runs the US Space Force in an attempt to get America back on the moon as soon as possible. Throughout the show's first season, the Space Force is treated as the object of ridicule by the entire rest of the military who –- much like many real Americans -– find the premise of the branch to be completely useless. Naird staggers through his daily responsibilities, all while juggling the needs of the President. If you're searching for another workplace comedy to replace "The Office" but don't want to give up Steve Carell just yet, this is the perfect one for you.

8. Modern Family

"Modern Family" is a sitcom centered around three unique family households, all connected through the patriarch of the family, Jay Pritchett (Ed O'Neill). Shot in a mockumentary style, "Modern Family" aired for 11 seasons and follows a diverse ensemble cast including Sofía Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Julie Bowen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and countless others.

"Modern Family" does a great job of creating complex yet relatable storylines for every character in the Pritchett and Dunphy families, rather than focusing on a small set of main characters. This Emmy winning series clearly took inspiration from "The Office" in their storytelling format of characters speaking directly to the camera, reminiscent of confessional interviews. Audiences follow this family as they grow into the people they are meant to be. "Modern Family" has been praised by many critics for its clever comedy writing and use of one-liners.

9. Arrested Development

"Arrested Development" focuses on the extremely dysfunctional Bluth family as they try to recover from the loss of their fortune and the arrest of patriarch, George Bluth (Jeffrey Tambor). The Bluth family is made up of some truly ridiculous characters who audiences love to hate. Although not originally appreciated in its time, with a cast of comedic legends like Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Will Arnett, David Cross, and the late great Jessica Walter, it's no wonder why this series later grew to be considered one of the greatest of all time by publications like Entertainment Weekly and Time.

Although not a workplace comedy, "Arrested Development" shares characteristics with "The Office" in its unique use of handheld camera work and voice over narration. Below its bizarre surface is clever and oftentimes meta comedy. If there is one thing you should take away from this show ... it's that there is always money in the banana stand.

10. Ted Lasso

Starring and developed by Jason Sudeikis, "Ted Lasso" is a comedy series revolving around goofy, Kansas City college football coach, Ted Lasso, after he is recruited to coach an English Premier League team in order for its new owner to get revenge on her ex-husband. Viewers are brought along as Lasso attempts to use his optimistic and cheerful demeanor to win over his team and the English media.

According to CNN the first season of "Ted Lasso" was nominated for 20 Primetime Emmy Awards, making it the most nominated freshman comedy in Emmy Award history. Critics have praised this series for the way it is able to touch on emotional situations while still maintaining its happy and lighthearted tone.

11. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" follows the chaotic day-to-day lives of the owners of Paddy's Pub, known as "The Gang." Mac, Dennis, Charlie, Frank, and Dee are accurately described by Rotten Tomatoes as a "group of degenerates who loves nothing more than to scheme, conspire, and mostly revel in each other's misery." With stars like Danny DeVito, Glenn Howerton, and Charlie Day, this series has understandably been named one of TV's all-time best workplace comedies by Variety, among other accolades.

Despite its frustratingly narcissistic core characters, who find joy in ruining other people's lives, "It's Always Sunny" uses clever dark humor and long running gags like Chardee MacDennis, Mac's sexuality, and "The Nightman" to keep audiences coming back for more. In fact, the series' record breaking 15th season earned it the title of having more seasons than any other American live-action comedy series, according to FX.

12. Schitt's Creek

"Schitt's Creek" follows the formerly rich and spoiled Rose family as they grapple with life after losing everything. They are forced to move to a town they bought many years ago as a joke, called Schitt's Creek. The family now resides in a decaying motel among a community of strange, zany people. Created by father son duo, Dan and Eugene Levy ("American Pie"), "Schitt's Creek" has been praised for its ability to balance sarcastic humor with brilliant character development and touching relationships.

Thanks to the great acting and writing in "Schitt's Creek," it has received various awards over the years. Viewers found it easy to form attachments to each of the stereotypical Rose family members — the strait-laced, strategic businessman and leader of the Rose family, Johnny; the extravagant, former soap opera star, Moira, with a new wig for every day of the week; the self-involved "celebutante" daughter, Alexis; and finally, the dictator of lavish taste who doesn't care much for other people, David.

13. New Girl

"New Girl" is a FOX sitcom revolving around Jess (Zooey Deschanel), an eccentric teacher who moves into an LA loft with three single guys after a rough breakup. Show creator Elizabeth Meriwether told Collider that the show is based on her experience "bouncing from Craigslist sublet to Craigslist sublet" during her 20s. Throughout its seven seasons, "New Girl" earned acclaim and a dedicated fanbase thanks to its unique cast and hilariously ridiculous comedy. According to a piece by The Hollywood Reporter, a FOX executive at "New Girl" actually coined the term 'adorkable' which was later added to the dictionary.

With a core cast of Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Lamorne Morris, Damon Wayans Jr. and Hannah Simone, "New Girl" fuses together heartwarming friendships and romances with the relatability of making the most of life as you're struggling through job losses, breakups, and life in your 20s. With its long-running gags and clever comedic timing, viewers will find themselves holding back laughter while watching the cast of "New Girl" come into their own as (mostly) functioning adults.

14. The Mindy Project

Starring and created by "The Office" alum, Mindy Kaling, "The Mindy Project" is a romantic comedy series. It focuses on the persona nd professional life of OB/GYN Mindy Lahiri. Mindy's obsession with romantic comedies results in her having an idealistic view of relationships and oftentimes, heartbreak.

If it's fresh "The Office" related humor you're after, "The Mindy Project" delivers that and so much more. Viewers get the chance to follow Mindy as she stumbles through her search for her happily ever after. Kaling was famously a member of the writing and acting staff at "The Office" since the very beginning, in a time before it was typical for writers to be offered speaking roles. She brings the same brand of self-defeating, relatable humor to this 6-season workplace comedy full of quirky and unique characters.

15. Curb Your Enthusiasm

Created by and starring Larry David, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" is a uniquely unscripted comedy series following a dramatized version of David's real life. Throughout its 11 seasons, this series has garnered praise for its distinctive format of outlining each episode instead of scripting.

David utilized his experience on "Seinfeld" in order to create plot lines that typically center around normal day-to-day interactions between him and other individuals. His neurotic social unawareness seems to get him into many uncomfortable situations. Thanks to its largely improvised format, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" has cemented itself as one of the most cringe-worthy yet hilarious shows in television. 

16. A.P. Bio

Much like "The Office," SNL alum Mike O'Brien's "A.P. Bio" series was an NBC workplace comedy. (It was later moved to their streaming platform, Peacock.) It is set in Whitlock High School and follows the lives of the students and faculty members of the fictitious school. The series heavily focuses on Jack Griffin (Glenn Howerton), a former Harvard professor fresh off the disappointment of losing his dream job to someone else, and who has no other option but to move to Ohio and teach Advanced Placement Biology.

Based on Howerton's "It's Always Sunny" comedy style, the tone of this series borders more on cynical than heartwarming, as Griffin plans not to teach any biology and instead attempts to use his students for revenge. This series features a star-studded ensemble cast including Taran Killam, Patton Oswalt, and Paula Pell.

17. 30 Rock

If there's one thing NBC loves, it's definitely a workplace comedy. Written and directed by comedy icon, Tina Fey, "30 Rock" is based on Fey's days as a head writer for "Saturday Night Live." The series ironically follows the daily lives of the workers of a satirical sketch comedy show. The name and setting of this series is a reference to 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, the address that houses NBC Studios and "SNL."

Much like "The Office," this award-winning series filmed a majority of its episodes in a single-camera setup. "30 Rock" featured prominent stars like Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer, and tons more. The script combines dry humor and quick cutaways to culminate into a parody of the intricacies involved in working in network television.

18. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

If you identified with the goofy but lovable receptionist, Erin Hannon, from "The Office," you'll love Ellie Kemper's starring role in "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt." This sitcom follows its title character as she moves to New York after spending much of her life in a doomsday cult. Vowing not to let her past experiences break her, Kimmy attempts to navigate adulthood in the big city while finally living her life exactly how she wants.

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" touches on difficult topics in a light-hearted way. Kimmy's unrelenting cheerful demeanor despite all of the craziness, is contagious. Fans will appreciate the similar carefree energy that Kemper brings to this Emmy nominated sitcom as she did to "The Office."

19. Reno 911!

"Reno 911!" is a mockumentary style satire of law enforcement reality shows like "Cops." This partially unscripted series pokes fun at the incompetence of police officers as audiences get a front row seat to their daily lives of responding to 911 calls about everything from sex workers to drugs. Much like "The Office," the characters in this show often address the documentary crew directly and reference their own show, which they think is called "Heroes on Patrol."

A huge aspect of the show is its use of offensive humor and subject matter, much like what made "The Office" so legendary. The politically incorrect officers make racy jokes about just about everything. With an eccentric ensemble cast featuring comedy stars like Thomas Lennon, Kerri Kenney-Silver, and Robert Ben Garant, this ridiculous series will have you both rolling your eyes and rolling on the floor.

20. Broad City

"Broad City" is a comedy series that follows two women's daily exploits in New York City. Created by and starring Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson as characters based on their own personalities. the series follows their real-life friendship and their attempts to have it all in the big city. Based on a web series, and from executive producer Amy Poehler, "Broad City" features the same embarrassing hilarity that the "SNL" star has become synonymous with.

The women find themselves on many wild adventures including awkward hookups and crappy jobs, while oozing the relatability of struggling through life in your 20s. "The Office" fans will enjoy the clever humor riddled with pop culture references. The series has earned the title as one of the best television shows of the 2010s by several publications, for good reason.

21. Veep

Much like "Parks and Recreation," "Veep" is a political satire sitcom that focuses on Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), the fictional Vice President of the United States, and her frenzied staff as they navigate their chaotic daily lives in the federal government. This Emmy winning series does an excellent job of mocking the complexities and corruption involved in being a public servant.

Meyer's staff includes comedy powerhouses like Tony Hale (Arrested Development), Matt Walsh, Reid Scott, and more. Fans of "The Office" and "Parks and Rec" will feel a sense of déjà vu while watching the diverse ensemble cast deal with the day-to-day frustrations of work life, set to the backdrop of incompetent government officials.

22. Abbott Elementary

"Abbott Elementary" is a workplace mockumentary series set in Pennsylvania. Sound familiar? That's because it is almost the exact same premise as "The Office." This series is filmed in a documentary style and centers around the daily struggles of an underfunded elementary school. Created by and starring former Buzzfeeder, Quinta Brunson, "Abbott Elementary" fuses a heartwarming element with its comedy, much like "The Office."

The passionate staff at Abbott Elementary use everything at their disposal to attempt to create a lasting education and impact for their students. The staff run into obstacles ranging from outdated textbooks to apathetic school district officials. Although this new series has only been around for a short time, it has been very well received, with publications praising its ability to make mockumentaries "fresh again."

23. Superstore

"Superstore" is a workplace comedy series focused on the daily lives of a group of employees at big-box store, Cloud 9. Created by "The Office" alum, Justin Spitzer, it is fairly clear that he took inspiration from his work at the fictional paper company to apply to his own series. In fact, "Superstore" even features an episode with a crossover from "The Mindy Project."

The theme of this series is very reminiscent of "The Office," as is its ability to add humor to the most mundane events, but "Superstore" provides the added element of working in the retail space with different customers every day. If you liked the relationships and friendship dynamics formed in Dunder-Mifflin, you will love those found in "Superstore" as well.

24. Nathan For You

"Nathan For You" is a documentary-style reality show starring Nathan Fielder, as himself. We use the term "reality" loosely here, as Fielder's series more closely follows the formula of a heavily improvised comedy show. The series follows Fielder as he attempts to use his mediocre knowledge of business to help struggling individuals by offering increasingly bizarre marketing strategies for their companies. His proposals are almost always extremely elaborate and ridiculous, similar to things that Michael Scott might do.

Fans of "The Office" will appreciate Fielder's awkward, cringe-worthy interactions with people, who usually have no idea what show they are actually on. Fielder clearly finds enjoyment in making others visibly uncomfortable, which tracks with the type of humor that fans of "The Office" identify with. One marketing technique that garnered tons of media attention was "Dumb Starbucks," Fielder's solution to a coffee shop looking for more customers. Fielder went on to essentially use Starbuck's entire "corporate identity" to mimic the establishment, complete with merchandise with the altered logo.

25. Corporate

Comedy Central's "Corporate" stars co-creators Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman as Matt and Jake respectively, two junior level executives at the multinational corporation Hampton DeVille. The series is riddled with cynicism and dark humor as Matt and Jake attempt to survive their bleak mundane lives as "cogs in a corporate soulless machine."

The characters spend their time in a depressing office atmosphere with overbearing bosses that encourage "aggressive confrontational criticism." "Corporate" has been recognized for capturing real life almost too accurately. Fans of "The Office" will identify with the realism that is injected into this dark comedy, as well as the hilarity that ensues from the employees' general disinterest in the company they work for.

26. Better Off Ted

"Better Off Ted" is a workplace comedy based on the lives of the employees of the heartless conglomerate, Veridian Dynamics. This satirical business claims to produce just about everything from military grade weapons to pharmaceuticals to an actual sheep. The story centers on Ted Crisp (Jay Harrington), the reputable head of the research and development department of the corporation, tasked with completing all the crazy ideas his boss (Portia de Rossi) presents to him.

Similarly to characters in "The Office," Ted often breaks the fourth wall and speaks directly to the audience, frequently delivering the same trademark Jim Halpert reactions to camera. Although not greatly appreciated by viewers of its time, the series later received critical acclaim for its "razor sharp dark and satirical humor." "Better Off Ted" perfectly parodies the ridiculousness of huge corporations with a stronghold on American consumerism.

27. Scrubs

You've probably heard of this one, unless you've been living under a rock. "Scrubs" is a medical workplace sitcom centered on the daily exploits of the employees of Sacred Heart Hospital. With a stacked ensemble cast of people like Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, and Donald Faison, it's no wonder why this show ran for 9 seasons.

"The Office" fans will appreciate the heavily improvised episodes, voiceover narration, and quick cutaways. "Scrubs" does a great job creating a storytelling theme that is very meta and oftentimes features dreamlike fantasies. Much like "The Office" did with "The Accountants," this award-winning series later branched out into a related webisode series called "Scrubs: Interns."

28. American Vandal

The premise of "American Vandal" is simple: An aspiring high school documentary filmmaker tries to discover the culprit behind all the spray-painted penises on people's cars. This series is filmed in a mockumentary style and follows Peter (Tyler Alvarez) as he attempts to clear the name of the accused class clown, Dylan (Jimmy Tatro).

Show creators Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault revealed in a 2017 Bustle piece that they took inspiration from the layout and setting of the popular Netflix crime docu-series "Making A Murderer," as well as the storytelling format of podcast series, "Serial." This series dives into the ideas of conspiracy theories, corruption, and the justice system, while focusing the same hilarious question of "Who drew the dicks?" Fans of "The Office" will appreciate the clever comedy and pop culture references sprinkled throughout this series. 

29. The Morning Show

If you miss seeing Steve Carell's face on your TV, next on the list to binge should be Apple TV+'s "The Morning Show." Granted, this series handles a great deal more serious subject matter, but the performances of Steve Carell, Jennifer Aniston, and Reese Witherspoon are the reason it holds a high audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. "The Morning Show" is a drama series that follows news anchor, Alex Levy (Aniston), as she grapples with the lasting effects of her co-anchor of 15 years, Mitch Kessler (Carell), being fired for sexual misconduct.

The series touches on the #MeToo movement as well as the inner workings of the sexism that is rampant in broadcast journalism. In a 2019 piece, Decider noted that both Mitch Kessler and Michael Scott share similarities in their tendency to make "loud, booming, half-kidding proclamations." While you might sense some similarities in the two characters, don't let it take away from the lovability of our favorite regional manager.

30. Silicon Valley

"Silicon Valley" follows Richard Hendricks (Thomas Middleditch), a talented programmer, as he attempts to run his own tech startup company. At its core, the premise of this series is the good guys finally getting what they deserve. This series boasts a hilariously nerdy ensemble cast of oddballs including T.J. Miller, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani, and "The Office" alum, Zach Woods.

"Silicon Valley" has received critical praise for its fresh comedy writing and clever satire on the tech industry and the real Silicon Valley. Many famous tech geniuses make subtle appearances throughout the series such as the Winklevoss twins, Bill Gates, and Evan Spiegel, just to name a few. Viewers will get a front row seat to watch these geeks go from laughing stocks to raking in tons of money.

31. Workaholics

"Workaholics" follows three college dropouts as they slack their way through adulthood together. Created by and starring Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, and Anders Holm, these best friends and roommates work for a telemarketing company and spend most of their days getting into all types of weird shenanigans together — ranging from crazy parties to office pranks to smoking copious amounts of weed.

Fans of "The Office" will enjoy the messiness these friends get themselves into as they figure out how to survive in the adult world without having to grow up. Both series dabble in a wonderful fusion of outlandish schemes and lighthearted tones alongside genuine friendships. "Workaholics" is Comedy Central humor at its best, and if you liked the sarcasm and dirty jokes that Michael Scott brought into the office, you'll love this series as well.

32. 2 Broke Girls

"2 Broke Girls" follows the lives of two waitresses at a Brooklyn diner struggling through their 20s together. At first glance, Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) seem like complete opposites, with Max having grown up poor her whole life, and Caroline being raised in a wealthy family before losing it all. However, this unlikely pairing soon struck up a friendship and undeniable chemistry.

Created by "Sex and the City" writer Michael Patrick King, this sitcom features a similar brand of raunchy and sexual humor, eventually going on to win an Emmy in 2012. Unfortunately, much like "The Office," it features many stereotypically offensive characters and jokes. However, Kat Dennings' quick wit and no-nonsense dry comedy delivery makes her struggle equally relatable and entertaining.

33. Cheers

"Cheers" is an '80s sitcom set in a Boston bar of the same name. Even if you haven't heard of this breakthrough series, you've probably heard of the well-known theme song and slogan, "Where Everybody Knows Your Name," which perfectly encapsulates the tone of the show. The series revolves around owner and bartender, Sam Malone (Ted Danson) as well as all of the employees and locals who inhabit the Cheers bar every day. Fans of "The Office" will find comfort in the family dynamics at the Cheers bar.

"Cheers" managed to garner recognition from CBS as one of the most popular series in history as well as earning a massive 28 Primetime Emmy Awards. Amy Poehler shared with GQ that she actually used to watch re-runs of the series in her "Parks and Rec" trailer and urges "any young person getting into comedy to sit down and watch it." "Office" alum Michael Schur even wrote in a piece for TIME that he considers "Cheers" to be possibly "the best TV show of all time."

34. The IT Crowd

"The IT Crowd" is a British sitcom that follows the three person IT department of the fictitious Reynholm Industries. Moss (Richard Ayoade), Roy (Chris O'Dowd), and Jen (Katherine Parkinson) are colleagues and friends who work in the dilapidating basement of the company. Moss and Roy are essentially antisocial geeks who spend their time playing video games and socializing as little as possible.

The lack of knowledge surrounding what their company does has been a long-running gag on the show. "The IT Crowd" will greatly appeal to fans of "The Office" in its ability to combine mundane office life with the hilarity of incompetent higher-ups and the mistreatment of the employees that seem to keep the company afloat.

35. Party Down

"Party Down" follows a group of Hollywood wannabes as they work for a Los Angeles catering company, hoping to use it as a stepping-stone to mainstream success. Created and written by Paul Rudd, John Enbom, Rob Thomas, and Dan Etheridge, each episode follows the gang of misfits along on a range of different catering jobs such as Sweet 16 parties, senior singles mixers, corporate retreats, and so many more.

"Party Down" boasts an all-star cast including Adam Scott, Ken Marino, Jennifer Coolidge, Jane Lynch, and Martin Starr, to name a few. If it's dry humor you're after, Scott delivers the same trademark Ben Wyatt wit that he brings to "Parks and Rec," making this the perfect series to binge following "The Office."