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7 Best Shows Like ‘The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin’ To Watch If You Love the Series

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The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin is a British comedy series that will have you laughing at all the horrors of 18th Century England. Created by Claire Downes, Ian Jarvis, and Stuart Lane, the Apple TV+ series shows us a comedic version of the legendary highwayman Dick Turpin, as he leaves his village and his legacy of butcher behind and goes into the murky business of robbery. The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin stars Noel Fielding in the titular role with Hugh Bonneville, Mark Heap, Dolly Wells, Tamsin Greig, and many more. So, if you loved the made-up and hilarious adventures of Dick Turpin, then you should check out these similar shows.

Our Flag Means Death (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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If you loved the comedic and goofy nature of Noel Fielding’s Dick Turpin in the Apple TV+ series, then Rhys Darby’s Stede Bonnet is going to be a hoot for you. Created by David Jenkins, Our Flag Means Death is a comedic adventure of a gentleman pirate. The Max series follows the story of Stede Bonnet, a pampered aristocrat who leaves his life of luxury behind to become a gentleman pirate in the early 18th century. Our Flag Means Death also stars Taika Waititi, Vico Ortiz, Con O’Neill, Joel Fry, Nathan Foad, Leslie Jones, Matthew Maher, Guz Khan, and Claudia O’Doherty.

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What We Do in the Shadows (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)

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With a similar absurd tone and goofy characters What We Do in the Shadows is a treat for the fans of all things weird and hilarious. While the genre and setting of both shows are different, the FX series does have much in common with The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin. Based on a 2014 film of the same name by Jermaine Clement and Taika Waititi, the horror comedy mockumentary series follows the story of a group of vampires trying to fit into the modern world. What We Do in the Shadows stars Kayvan Novak, Matt Berry, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillén, and Mark Proksch.

The Great (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)

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Leave the dirty and poor villages of The Completely Made-Up Adventures of Dick Turpin behind for the royal halls and political intrigue in a black comedy about Catherine the Great. Created by Tony McNamara, The Great is an alternate historical dark-comedy series. It follows the rise of Catherine the Great, as she tries to kill her dangerous and often goofy husband. The Great stars Nicholas Hoult and Elle Fanning in the lead role with Phoebe Fox, Adam Godley, Charity Wakefield, Louis Hynes, and Sebastian de Souza starring in supporting roles.

Galavant (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)

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If you loved the flashy attitude of Dick Turpin in the Apple TV+ series, then you will probably find Galavant very enjoyable, because there is nothing more flashy than a musical. Created by Dan Fogelman, the fantasy musical-comedy series follows the story of a dashing knight known as Galavant, who is out for revenge against the evil King Richard who took everything from Galavant, including the love of his life. Galavant is helped in his quest by a faithful squire and a princess whose kingdom was conquered by King Richard. Galavant stars Joshua Sasse in the titular role with Timothy Omundson, Mallory Jansen, Ben Presley, Luke Youngblood, and Karen David starring in supporting roles.

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Good Omens (Prime Video)

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Good Omens isn’t a story about highwaymen or pirated, but if you love stories about legends there are no older legends than of angels and demons and that’s what we get in Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens with a slightly goofy tone. Based on a book of the same name by Terry Pratchett and Gaiman, the Prime Video series revolves around the friendship between angel Aziraphale and demon Crowley, who have to navigate the dangerous and often absurd fight between heaven and hell all while trying to save the world as we know it. Good Omens stars Michael Sheen and David Tennant in the lead roles with Sam Taylor Buck, Jon Hamm, Adria Arjona, Mark Gatiss, and Jack Whitehall starring in supporting roles.

Dick Turpin (DVD Available on Amazon)

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If you want a look at the dramatic side of Dick Turpin, then you should check out ITV’s drama series Dick Turpin, which isn’t as goofy and funny as the Apple TV+ series. Inspired by the adventures of the real-life highwayman Dick Turpin in the 18th Century, the drama series created by Richard Carpenter, Paul Knight, and Sydney Cole follows the story of the titular character who is cheated out of everything and loses his parents because of the greedy Sir John Glutton, with no other choice and no options to earn any money Turpin decides to become a highwayman and fights against the establishment.

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Reservation Dogs (Hulu)

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Reservation Dogs is a comedy-drama series with incredible genre-bending stories and a great leading cast that will make you laugh in one moment and bawl your eyes out in the other. Created by Sterlin Jarjo and Taika Waititi, the FX series follows a group of misfit teenagers living in rural Oklahoma, as they try to get out of their small town and move to sunny California, and to do that they even resort to doing some not-so-legal things. Reservation Dogs stars D’Pharaoh Woom-A-Tai, Devery Jacobs, Lane Factor, and Paulina Alexis in the lead roles with Zahn McClarnon, Elva Guerra, Sarah Podemski, Dallas Goldtooth, Kirk Fox, and Kaniehtiio Horn starring in supporting roles.

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