The 2000s paved the way for the debut of comedy series that still miss us today. Of course, new productions arrive, so it is always possible to follow the premieres while remembering creations that are true classics.

Check out a selection of 13 series, among national and international productions, that marked the 2000s.

The Good Place

An afterlife comedy that came to philosophize and destroy conventions. In four seasons, Michael Schur’s production puts the character Eleanor (Kristen Bell) in the afterlife trapped in a strange place full of good things. (Netflix, 2016-2020).

Everybody hates Chris

True fever in Brazil, the series brings an incredible cast in this story narrated in the Brooklyn neighborhood of the 1980s. In four seasons, the Chris Rock series does not hide the talent of Terry Crews, in the role of Julius, Tichina Arnold, like Rochelle, and of course, the young man Tyler James Williams, like Chris. (Globoplay, 2005-2009).

Modern Family

Cast and script form the great strength of this series that spent 11 years in the air telling the daily lives of two families in Los Angeles. During this period, the series won Emmy for best comedy series in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. (Globoplay, 2009-2020).

How I Met Your Mother

From 2005 to 2014, the series won several awards with the story of Ted Mosby, an architect who decides to explain to his children how he met their mother. All of this narrated in the year 2030, with eccentric humor and starring Neil Patrick Harris. (CBS, 2005-2014).

Master of None

Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang created a portrait of an Indian-American actor in search of love in New York. Ansari won the Emmy and Golden Globe but had to face a harassment charge that interrupted production in season two. (Netflix, 2015-present).

Arrested Development

North American sitcom chronicles the life of a dysfunctional family in five seasons, with fun scenes of constant jokes, language games and well-designed secondary characters. (Fox, 2003-06 and Netflix, 2013-2019).

The big family

Brazilian heritage, the series is more than successful in Brazil when it narrates a suburban family from the north zone of Rio de Janeiro. With first cast, Marco Nanini, Marieta Severo, Tonico Pereira, Pedro Cardoso and great cast, in 14 seasons to marathon. (Globoplay, 2001-2014).

Leslie’s Confusions – Parks and Recreation

In the original Parks and Recreation, the series made seven seasons to tell the adventures of a bureaucrat and a nurse, played by Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler, on the mission of building a community park. (Globoplay, 2009-2015).

Catastrophe – No Commitment

With nothing special in the script, an American played by Rob Delaney meets a feisty Irish woman (Sharon Horgan), at the news of an unexpected pregnancy. Cast bonus for Carrie Fisher. (Netflix, 2015-2019).

The Normals

Another Brazilian production, Rui e Vani are an unforgettable duo in the role of Luiz Fernando Guimarães and Fernanda Torres. The couple lives a routine of fights, conflicts and many games, with a script by Fernanda Young. Series won the big screen in two films. (Globoplay, 2001-2003)


Initially created as a show, the brilliant Phoebe Waller-Bridge speaks of the conflicts of a woman in love with a priest in just two seasons. He won a handful of Emmys, and he deserved them all. (Amazon, 2016-2019)

The Office

Despite public speculation and a request for a return, the Greg Daniels series, starring Steve Carrell, has a very impromptu work, dry humor, with several comedy talents, about the absurdities and eccentricities of an office. (Amazon Prime Video, 2005-2013)

Curb Your Enthusiasm

From the creators of Seinfield, Larry David makes a version of himself in this production. He faces small incidents from day to day, which means major problems. The series’ success sparked a wave of performances with actors playing exaggerated versions of themselves. (HBO, 2000-current)

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