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7 Best Shows Like ‘Fleishman is in Trouble’ To Watch If You Liked the Jesse Eisenberg Miniseries

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Jesse Eisenberg, Lizzy Caplan, and Claire Danes are back in the FX new series Fleishman is in Trouble. The FX series is based on New York Times bestselling novel by Taffy Brodesser-Akner and it follows Toby Fleishman (Eisenberg), a middle-aged man who is just dipping his foot in the dating pool after his divorce. Fleishman quickly gets on the online dating scene and fully throws himself in, and in turn, he finds out that a lot of women like him. The divorcee is all set to ship off on his first single summer adventure in decades, but all of his plans are quickly scrapped, as his ex-wife suddenly disappears into thin air and leaves their children with him. So, if you liked the Eisenberg miniseries here are some more shows you should watch next.

Divorce (HBO Max)

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Synopsis: The never-ending process of ending a marriage is the focus of this comedy series starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Thomas Haden Church. After more than a decade of marriage, Frances (Parker) has begun to reassess her strained relationship with husband Robert (Church). But making a clean break is harder than she thought–while Robert struggles to cope with their new reality.

Men of a Certain Age (HBO Max)

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Synopsis: These friends face very different challenges. Joe, who currently lives in a hotel, tries to connect with his kids and is dipping his toe in the dating pool, while also struggling with the gambling problem that may have ended his marriage. The unmarried Terry scoffs at domestic issues but sometimes wonders if his own single life is all it’s cracked up to be.

Scenes from a Marriage (HBO Max)

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Synopsis: Golden Globe® winner Hagai Levi’s modern adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s classic Swedish series re-examines the show’s iconic depiction of love, hatred, desire, monogamy, marriage, and divorce through the lens of a contemporary American couple. Jessica Chastain stars as Mira, a confident, ambitious tech executive left unfulfilled by her marriage, while Oscar Isaac portrays Jonathan, an accommodating, intellectual philosophy professor desperate to keep their relationship intact.

Uncoupled (Netflix)

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Synopsis: Michael (Neil Patrick Harris) thought his life was perfect until his partner blindsides him by walking out the door after 17 years. Overnight, Michael has to confront two nightmares — losing what he thought was his soulmate and suddenly finding himself a single gay man in his mid-forties in New York City.


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Love Life (HBO Max)

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Synopsis: Anna Kendrick stars in this anthology romantic comedy series that follows a millennial New Yorker’s quest to find her “person,” with each episode telling the winding, relatable story of one that got away.


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From Scratch (Netflix)

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Synopsis: Inspired by the memoir, From Scratch is a cross-cultural love story that follows Amahle “Amy” Wheeler (played by Zoe Saldaña) an American student studying abroad in Italy, as she meets and falls in love with Lino, a Sicilian chef. Their whirlwind romance faces many unforeseen challenges, including their very different cultural backgrounds; true to real life, it is also infused with lightheartedness and moments of humor that exist alongside the more serious ones. But when Lino is faced with unimaginable health challenges and the couple’s future is threatened, the two families come together to create an extended family unlike any they could have imagined, proving that love crosses all borders.


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You’re the Worst (Hulu)

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Synopsis: An original comedy from writer and executive producer Stephen Falk, You’re The Worst puts a dark twist on the romantic comedy genre. Narcissistic, brash, and self-destructive “Jimmy Shive-Overly,” played by Chris Geere (The Spa), thinks all relationships are doomed. Cynical, people-pleasing, and stubborn “Gretchen Cutler,” played by Aya Cash (The Wolf of Wall Street), knows that relationships aren’t for her. So when they meet at a wedding, it’s only natural that the two of them go home together and, despite their better judgment, begin to find themselves falling for each other. Rounding out the cast is Desmin Borges (The Good Wife), who plays “Edgar Quintero,” Jimmy’s once homeless, war veteran roommate, and Kether Donohue (The Carrie Diaries) as “Lindsay Jillian,” Gretchen’s best friend and former partner in crime who’s now struggling with a life of domesticity.

Catastrophe (Prime Video)

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Synopsis: Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan write and star in this R-rated comedy about a one-week stand between a Boston ad exec and a London schoolteacher that leads to an accidental pregnancy. When Rob moves to the UK to help figure things out, cultures clash and hormones flare as these two realize they don’t know the first thing about each other.

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