Watching comedy oriented content is always filling us with joy when the comedy combines with action the things go to just another level. Comedy Action series are always best to watch when you are bored of watching the only action-packed series or the Sci-fiction series that has now made you doubt yourself. We have brought you the amalgamation of 7 best comedy-action series that will just be enough for you for the next 10-15 days, owing to the fact that you won’t be binge-watching the entire set of 7 series in one go.
The series we have selected are the best ones, which are either the most popular ones or the ones which have got a high rating on various rating platforms. The best part of this is that these series are easily available to watch on popular streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Videos. The list will also have series which are a bit older, but they are definitely worth watching. The order is random, you can start with any of them as you wish there is no need to stick to the order in which we have summarized up here.
1. The Umbrella Academy
The Umbrella Academy is an action-comedy based series that revolves around the story of 43 women’s, who give birth to a baby at 12 PM on 1st October 1989 everyone at the same time. Later, these children are adopted by billionaire Sir Reginald Hargreeves and here we showed the transformation of these children into a Superhero team named “The Umbrella Academy”. The later part of the series is about the academy of superhero solving the mystery of their father’s died and everything that is associated with the course of approaching it. The series has Aidan Gallagher, Robert Sheehan, and Elliot Page as important roles.
This action-based comedy series is based on the book The Umbrella Academy written by Gerard Way. The series is streaming on Netflix and has been labeled as Black Comedy.
2. The Tick
The Tick is an American web series which is too based on comic book character ‘The Tick’. This series is based on the struggles and challenges of a Superhero dressed in blue tick suit lands in a city, where crimes are overtaking everything. To combat the disorganization, the Tick tries very possibilities to combat the underworld crimes taking place in the city. Later, he comes in contact with a young man named Arthur. Both of them become good friends and towards the end, they came to know that they have their roots down to that stratum against them they are currently fighting. Both Tick and Arthur realize that they were long dead supervillains who were better known as “The Terror”.
The series includes Peter Serafinowicz as Tick, Griffin Newman as Arthur, and Valorie Curry as Dot Everest. You can watch The Tick on Amazon Video; the series has 2 seasons which has around a total of 22-23 episodes. The first season was premiered in 2016, while the second season went on the platform in 2019. The makers have confirmed that they won’t be coming up with the 3rd season.
3. Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon is an action-packed comedy series that revolves around the story of an action-oriented cop. The series had tried to show the family life of a detective with his wife and 3 children. Roger Murtaugh along with his partner Martin Riggs, who had lost his wife and an unborn child, takes us through the adventures that are associated with the dangers of being a detective. In the later part of the series in the course of 3 seasons, when one of the two is no more the other one enters a phase of depression. We won’t be killing your essence of watching the series by projecting the fact that who gets killed.
You can watch all the 3 seasons of Lethal Weapon on Amazon Prime Videos. Lethal Weapon has Damon Wayans as Roger Murtaugh, Clayne Crawford as Martin Riggs, and the character of Dr. Maureen Cahill is played by Jordana Brewster.
4. Ash vs Evil Dead
Ash vs Evil Dead is another comedy series with the addition of some horror to it. The cast of the series includes Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Jill Marie Jones, and Dana DeLorenzo. The fusion of horror with comedy is so nicely done in this series that will surely enjoy both the elements with it. There are 3 seasons of Ash vs Evil Dead which you can watch on Netflix. The main lead of the series Ash Williams works at a shop as a stock boy along with his friend Pablo. The character of Ash in this series is taken ahead of the Evil Dead films, which seems to be alone which can be seen through the scenes which shows that sometimes he will be drinking alone in the bar.
Ash, later in the series realizes his past life after 1300AD and decides to fight against the evil Dead. You will surely enjoy this one, great to watch the set of all 3 seasons which consist of around 28-30 episodes.
5. The Orville
The Orville is different from the other series in this list because though it is action-comedy series but with that, it has ample the addition of science fiction, with the dimensions of space analogies with the comedy part of the series. The lead cast of the series consists of Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, and Scott Grimes. The story is about the journey through a spacecraft named USS Orville, which is a part of the planetary union (A union between Earth and the other planets of the universe).
The second season is much better than the first season, also the first season was bashed by heavy negative reviews but things changed with the second season. The first season was released in 2017.
6. The Dukes of Hazzard
If you are planning to watch an action-comedy series for quite a long time then The Dukes of Hazzard is the best one for you. The series was released in the year 1979 and till now it has a total of 147 episodes. The story is about if two young male cousins, named Bo and Luke Duke. They meet their female cousin Daisy Duke and after that, they engage in numerous adventurous activities like escaping through the hold of law officers. The center icon of the show is the customized car which is named General Lee.
The show has Tom Wopat by Luke Duke, Sheriff Rosco P Coltrane by Denver Pyle, Bo Duke by John Schneider, and Daisy Duke by Catherine Bach.
7. Doom Patrol
The show is premiered in the year 2019; the action-comedy series has April Bowlby, Diane Guerrero, and Brendan Fraser in lead roles. The story is about a group of people who had suffered some kind of horrible accident in their past and this leads them to have superhuman powers. Later, these groups of people start working as a team to remove hurdles in the path. The two-season series had the first episode released on 15th February 2019. The show is rated 7.9/10 on IMDb.