Top 10 awesome shows like Maggie and Her that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Maggie and Her 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 David Askey, Julia McKenzie and Irene Handl . Here goes the list -

  1. Kate & Allie
  2. Barbara
  3. Dear John
  4. The Adventures of Lano & Woodley
  5. Sykes
  6. City Guys
  7. I Married Dora
  8. George & Mildred
  9. Desmond's
  10. French and Saunders
  1. Kate & Allie

    Kate & Allie

    When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend, Kate McArdle, also divorced and raising a daughter. They form a unique kind of family unit in this comedy from the 1980s.

    This show, created by Bill Persky, Susan Saint James and Jane Curtin, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  2. Barbara

    Barbara

    Whether she likes it or not the out-spoken, no-nonsense Yorkshire woman Barbara ('Gwen Taylor') has become the agony aunt, problem-solver for her extended family. Her husband, Ted ('Sam Kelly'), has the most amazing of adventures whilst driving his cab everyday whilst her outrageous son-in-law, Martin (Mark Benton), seems to investigate the most bizarre news stories for the local television station. Even at work she can't escape as she gets it in one ear from the other receptionist, Doreen (Madge Hindle), whose husband becomes involved in the most perverse of activities and in the other from her sister Jean (Sherrie Hewson) who positively enjoys relating her latest sexual conquests. Through it all Barbara struggles vainly on hoping one day for a quieter life!

    This show, created by Nic Phillips, Gwen Taylor and Sam Kelly, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  3. Dear John

    Dear John

    John Lacey comes home one evening to discover a letter from his wife (starting with "Dear John" - hence the title) telling him that she is leaving him. Lonely and now divorced, the series tells of his adventures as John joins a divorcee club (where lonely divorced people can meet) and meets the strange members within...

    This show, created by Ray Butt, Ralph Bates and Peter Blake, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  4. The Adventures of Lano & Woodley

    The Adventures of Lano & Woodley

    The bizarre misadventures of two no-hopers who share a flat

    This show, created by Jon Olb, Colin Lane and Frank Woodley, scores 8.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  5. Sykes

    Sykes

    Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques play twins. They live together and lead a slightly surreal life, annoying their snobby next-door neighbour Mr Brown and getting into frequent trouble with the local constable.

    This show, created by Bob Spiers, Eric Sykes and Hattie Jacques, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  6. City Guys

    City Guys

    Manhattan High School students Jamal Grant and Chris Anderson try to make it through life while avoiding the ire of their principal Karen Noble.

    This show, created by Frank Bonner, Wesley Jonathan and Scott Whyte, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  7. I Married Dora

    I Married Dora

    A widowed white collar professional marries his Hispanic housekeeper so she will not be deported. They had to do everything to keep everyone from discovering the truth.

    This show, created by Lee Shallat Chemel, Elizabeth Peña and Daniel Hugh Kelly, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  8. George & Mildred

    George & Mildred

    George and Mildred Roper are forced to leave their home in South Kensington (as the landlords in Man About the House (1973)) when they receive a compulsory purchase order from the council. Mildred talks George into buying a nice middle-class house in suburbia, and they move next door to Jeffrey and Ann Fourmile. Unfortunately, Mildred's dream of upward mobility seems doomed to failure, as George relentlessly embarrasses her in every way possible. Poor Mildred not only has to cope with George's gormless behavior, she has to try and deal with the the snobbish Jeffrey as well as her rich-bitch sister Ethel and mad old mum.

    This show, created by Peter Frazer-Jones, Yootha Joyce and Brian Murphy, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  9. Desmond's

    Desmond's

    Desmond, his non-confirming family and the regulars of his hairdressers in Peckham, London.

    This show, created by Charlie Hanson, Norman Beaton and Carmen Munroe, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

  10. French and Saunders

    French and Saunders

    This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Each episode would feature satire on British life, television, and parodies on big box office films such as Batman Forever and Pulp Fiction. The duo also invited notable Brits such as Patsy Kensit, Lulu, and Kate Moss.

    This show, created by Bob Spiers, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Comedy

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