50 Best Comedy TV Shows on Netflix: How I Met Your Mother moves up

Updated ranking of the 50 best comedy TV shows on Netflix, including former CBS series How I Met Your Mother.

One of the best things about Netflix, besides all of the original programming like House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, Stranger Things and Daredevil, among others, is watching classic shows from the beginning all over again.

This is pretty much what Netflix was before the flood of original programming became the focus for the company this year. Now, there are so many options to watch brand new programming so it is easy to forget about some of the classic shows on Netflix.

That leads us to today’s update of the 50 best comedy TV shows on Netflix that includes former CBS series How I Met Your Mother, whose complete series is available to stream. For nine seasons, the show entertained fans with plenty of laughter and even offered up some heartfelt drama as the show progressed and evolved in later seasons.

Starring in the show are Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Segal, Alyson Hannigan, Josh Radnor and Cobie Smulders as five best friends who live in New York and go through the ups and downs as they navigate their late 20s and early 30s. This includes professional challenges as the characters grow up and mature but the overarching theme of the show is about relationships.

The show’s title tells the story from the narrator’s POV, which is Ted, but oddly enough voiced by Bob Saget as he tells his teenage children about how he met their mother. It’s a great love story wrapped inside a hilarious comedy that will have you guessing who ends up as Ted’s one true love and the mother of his children.

If you missed the show when it was on CBS and haven’t been able to keep track of the reruns in syndication, start the series from the beginning on Netflix and enjoy all nine seasons and 208 episodes. Also, please check out how high How I Met Your Mother ranks on our list of the 50 best comedy TV shows.