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The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows on HBO

Finding a good Dark Comedy TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Dark Comedy TV shows of all time streaming on HBO.

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1. Six Feet Under

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8.7/10
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85/100
Year: 2001-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 5
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challenging as--and far less predictable than--the one inside.

Where to Watch: 63 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO & Prime Video). 63 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 63 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. Barry

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8.3/10
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80/100
Year: 2018-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.

Where to Watch: 16 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO). 16 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 16 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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3. Vice Principals

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8.0/10
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74/100
Year: 2016-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Comedy

What it's about: The story of a high school and the people who almost run it, the vice principals.

Where to Watch: 18 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO). 18 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 18 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. The Brink

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7.8/10
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70/100
Year: 2015-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Comedy

What it's about: Three top U.S. government and military officials scramble to prevent World War 3 from happening amidst the chaos of a geopolitical crisis.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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5. Divorce

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6.8/10
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69/100
Year: 2016-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A couple goes through a long, drawn-out divorce.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO). 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 18 episodes (75%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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6. Here and Now

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6.8/10
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57/100
Year: 2018-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A provocative and darkly comic meditation on the disparate forces polarizing present-day American culture, as experienced by the members of a progressive multi-ethnic family — a philosophy professor and his wife, their adopted children from Vietnam, Liberia and Colombia and their sole biological child — and a contemporary Muslim family, headed by a psychiatrist who is treating one of their children.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).