Top 10 awesome shows like Are You Being Served? that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Are You Being Served? and you can't get over how good this show was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar shows which are created by the likes of Ray Butt, Mollie Sugden and John Inman . Here goes the list -

  1. Steptoe and Son
  2. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin
  3. Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
  4. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
  5. Drop the Dead Donkey
  6. Open All Hours
  7. The Benny Hill Show
  8. Bizarre
  9. Rab C. Nesbitt
  10. A Bit of Fry and Laurie
  1. Steptoe and Son

    Steptoe and Son

    A thirty-something year-old man named Harold and his elderly father, Albert, work as rag and bone men (collecting and selling junk). Harold is ambitious and wants to better himself, but his father always seems to ruin his plans, sometimes accidentally and other times deliberately. The pair live in squalor and the father has some disgusting personal habits which continue to embarrass the son.

    This show, created by Duncan Wood, Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H. Corbett, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  2. The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

    The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin

    Disillusioned after a long career at Sunshine Desserts, Perrin goes through a mid-life crisis and fakes his own death. Returning in disguise after various attempts at finding a 'new life', he gets his old job back and finds nothing has changed. He is eventually found out, and in the second series has success with a chain of shops selling useless junk. That becomes so successful that he feels he has created a monster and decides to destroy it. In the third and final series he has a dream of forming a commune which his long suffering colleagues help bring to reality. Unfortunately that also fails and he finds himself back in a job not unlike the one he originally had at Sunshine Desserts.

    This show, created by Gareth Gwenlan, Leonard Rossiter and Pauline Yates, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  3. Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

    Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

    Terry and Bob from The Likely Lads (1964) continue their life after Terry arrives home from serving in the Army to discover that Bob is about to marry his girlfriend Thelma. Can Thelma lead Bob onto the straight and narrow path or will Terry divert things once again ?

    This show, created by James Gilbert, James Bolam and Rodney Bewes, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  4. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

    The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour

    The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety show that became notorious for its topical satirical humor.

    This show, created by Tim Kiley, Tom Smothers and Dick Smothers, scores 7.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  5. Drop the Dead Donkey

    Drop the Dead Donkey

    Political satire about television news company Globe Link and it's team of workers such as anchors Henry and Sally reporter damien editor Dave execs George and Helen assistant joy and manager gus hedges

    This show, created by Liddy Oldroyd, Neil Pearson and Jeff Rawle, scores 7.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  6. Open All Hours

    Open All Hours

    Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's only weakness is his love - Nurse Gladys Emanuel.

    This show, created by Sydney Lotterby, Ronnie Barker and David Jason, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  7. The Benny Hill Show

    The Benny Hill Show

    A skit based show with Benny Hill, often containing smutty humour.

    This show, created by Dennis Kirkland, Benny Hill and Henry McGee, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  8. Bizarre

    Bizarre

    A half hour sketch comedy show that is not politically correct. It showcased the talents of veteran performers John Byner (the host) and Bob Einstein as Super Dave Osbourne.

    This show, created by Bill Carruthers, Sandy Webb and George Allen, scores 8.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  9. Rab C. Nesbitt

    Rab C. Nesbitt

    Rab C. Nesbitt is lowlife scum (and proud of it) in Glasgow, Scotland who spends his time drinking in his local and speaking to the camera about the state of society as he sees it.

    This show, created by Colin Gilbert, Gregor Fisher and Tony Roper, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  10. A Bit of Fry and Laurie

    A Bit of Fry and Laurie

    Comedy sketches written and performed by renowned duo Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

    This show, created by Roger Ordish, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, scores 8.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video.

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