14 Netflix original comedies that are better than ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ according to critics


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The final season of Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black” received rave reviews last month.
But the long-running series isn’t Netflix’s best comedy, according to Rotten Tomatoes critic scores.
We ranked 14 that had higher ratings than “Orange,” including “Big Mouth” and “American Vandal.”
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Netflix’s long-running prison dramedy “Orange Is the New Black” came to an end last month with a critically acclaimed seventh season.

The final season received rave reviews and a 97% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes, bumping the show’s average score to 90%.

READ MORE: The top 7 TV shows to watch if you miss Netflix’s ‘Orange Is the New Black’

“No show of the current era has so sharply used juxtaposition to depict inequality in America,” The Atlantic wrote of the final season.

But “Orange” isn’t the best-reviewed Netflix original comedy series. The show has teetered on the edge of comedy and dramedy throughout its run, but in this instance, we looked at all of Netflix’s original shows and which comedies had higher Rotten Tomatoes scores.

The best-reviewed comedies on the streaming giant range from raunchy animated series like “Big Mouth” to short-lived satires like “American Vandal.”

Below are 14 Netflix original comedies better than “Orange Is the New Black,” ranked by Rotten Tomatoes critic score (ties were broken by audience scores):

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14. “Easy”

Critic score: 90%

Audience score: 82%

Netflix description: “Features eight vignettes that follow the complicated, loosely connected lives of young Chicagoans in their twenties and thirties as they tackle love, sex and self-improvement.”

What critics said: “The final season fulfills the possibilities of the show’s concept, informing it with humanist fury.” — Slant Magazine (Season 3)

13. “Sex Education”

Critic score: 90%

Audience score: 95%

Netflix description: “Insecure Otis has all the answers when it comes to sex advice, thanks to his therapist mom. So rebel Maeve proposes a school sex-therapy clinic.”

What critics said: “Between the simply stunning shots of English forests and hills and the charming cast, the world of Sex Education is one you genuinely want to live in.” — Indiewire (Season 1)

12. “Bojack Horseman”

Critic score: 92%

Audience score: 95%

Netflix description: “He’s a half-horse, half-man, has-been TV star who drinks a bit too much. He’s really got a lot going on right now.”

What critics said: “By now, we shouldn’t be surprised that BoJack can …read more


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