The Best Parody TV Shows on HBO MAX
Finding a good Parody 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 Parody TV shows of all time streaming on HBO MAX.
1. South Park
What it's about: Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
Where to Watch: 39 episodes (13%) are available to watch free online (Comedy Central & South Park). 304 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, Hulu & fuboTV). 19 episodes (6%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Comedy Central). 309 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
2. Robot Chicken
What it's about: A series of pop-culture parodies using stop-motion animation of toys, action figures and dolls. The title character was an ordinary chicken until he was run down by a car and subsequently brought back to life in cyborg form by mad scientist Fritz Huhnmorder, who tortures Robot Chicken by forcing him to watch a random selection of TV shows, the sketches that make up the body of each episode.
Where to Watch: 3 episodes (2%) are available to watch free online (Adult Swim). 180 episodes (90%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, Hulu & Hoopla). 88 episodes (44%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (Adult Swim). 199 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
3. KonoSuba – God’s blessing on this wonderful world!!
What it's about: After a traffic accident, Kazuma Sato’s disappointingly brief life was supposed to be over, but he wakes up to see a beautiful girl before him. She claims to be a goddess, Aqua, and asks if he would like to go to another world and bring only one thing with him.Kazuma decides to bring the goddess herself, and they are transported to a fantasy world filled with adventure, ruled by a demon king. Now Kazuma only wants to live in peace, but Aqua wants to solve many of this world’s problems, and the demon king will only turn a blind eye for so long…
Where to Watch: 22 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 21 episodes (95%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & Crunchyroll).
4. Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge
What it's about: Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge is a BBC Television series of six episodes, and a Christmas special in 1995. It is named after the song "Knowing Me, Knowing You" by ABBA, which was used as the show's title music. Steve Coogan played the incompetent but self-satisfied Norwich-based host, Alan Partridge. Alan was a spin-off character from the spoof radio show On the Hour. Knowing Me Knowing You was written by Coogan, Armando Iannucci and Patrick Marber, with contributions from the regular supporting cast of Doon Mackichan, Rebecca Front and David Schneider, who played Alan's weekly guests. Steve Brown provided the show's music and arrangements, and also appeared as Glen Ponder, the man in charge of the house band.The show was a parody of a chat show. It featured a live audience whose laughter meant that viewers could not mistake the show for a real chat show. Alan went on to appear in two series of the sitcom I'm Alan Partridge, following his life after both his marriage and TV career come to an end.
Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX).