5 Shows to Watch When You’re Sad

We all get sad at some point in our lives. The kinds of pick-me-ups vary depending on the person, some people use food to make themselves happy. Some need to just take a walk, go to amusement parks, and many others. Here are some of the TV shows that can make you forget about your problems for a certain amount of time.

Saturday Night Live
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Saturday Night Live/SNL is an American late-night live sketch comedy and variety show originated by Lorne Michaels and produced by Dick Ebersol. Lorne Michaels presently runs the show. The show’s comic skits, which frequently satirize current society and politics, are performed by a vast and diverse ensemble of regular and newer cast members.

There are celebrity guests hosting each episode, who often delivers the opening sequence and engage in skits with the cast, with musical guests giving highlighted performances. A typical episode starts with a title sequence skit that concludes with someone breaking character and exclaiming, “Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!”.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
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Cops question suspects, apprehend criminals, and solve crimes. But, in the end, Brooklyn Nine-nine is an office comedy that isn’t all about work. It’s about the detectives of the precinct, pulling a friendly heist, having beers; and flirting with each other while defending the good people of Brooklyn. If you pay attention, there are a lot of cameos that are played by SNL members.

The Office
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A mockumentary set in the Slough Trading Estate in Berkshire. A branch of a huge paper manufacturing company named Wernham Hogg; Led by General Manager David Brent (Ricky Gervais). Assisted by his team leader and Assistant to the Regional Manager Gareth Keenan (Mackenzie Crook).

Brent is responsible for most of the series humorous success, as he regularly seeks to gain favour with his colleagues and peers. Often with humiliating or disastrous outcomes. Brent’s shortcomings, such as repeated verbal gaffes, accidental racism and sexism; and social screwup, are exploits to add humorous effect.

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The American version is set in Scranton, Pennsylvania, which follows the daily life of office workers at the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. Greg Daniels adapted it for American television from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s 2001–2003 BBC series of the same name.

How I Met Your Mother
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The show’s opening scene always portrays Ted (voiced by Bob Saget) vocally narrating the story to his son Luke (David Henrie) and daughter Penny (Lyndsy Fonseca) as they sit on the couch in the year 2030. The plot shifts back in time to 2005, when Ted Mosby, age 27, is living in New York City and works as an architect.

The story focuses on his closest pals, notably long-term couple Marshall Eriksen (Jason Segel) and Lily Aldrin (Alyson Hannigan). Womanizer Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris), and Canadian news presenter Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders). Many topics are explored throughout the series, including Robin’s connection with each of the two single male friends; Marshall and Lily’s romance, and the ups and downs of each characters.

Modern Family
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The show provides an honest, usually humorous look at family life. The first family are Phil and Claire; who wish for a genuine, open connection with their three children. But alas, their first daughter is attempting to grow up too soon. The second one who is too brilliant for her own benefit. And a hyperactive boy makes it pretty tough.

Claire’s father, Jay, and his Latina wife Gloria are raising two kids together. Although some people mistaking Jay for Gloria’s father because of the age gap and appearances. Jay’s gay son Mitchell and his partner Cameron have adopted a small Asian girl. Creating one large happy family that includes straight, gay, multicultural, and traditional members.

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