Obliterated is a high-octane action comedy series created by Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, and Josh Heald. The Netflix series revolves around an elite team from various branches of the US armed forces to stop a terrorist attack that could wipe out Las Vegas. When the team thinks that they have completed their mission, they spend their night celebrating with lots of alcohol and drugs but disaster strikes when they find out that the threat is still active and they only have a day to save Vegas. In the haze of alcohol and drugs, the team gathers and goes on a mission to save Sin City. Obliterated stars Nick Zano, Shelley Henning, Terrence Terrell, and Alyson Gorske. So, if you loved Obliterated here are some similar shows you could watch next.
Archer (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)
One of the most hilarious and unhinged spy comedy series is FX’s animated series, Archer. Created by Adam Reed, the series revolves around Sterling Archer, who is supposed to be confident, handsome, and one of the best spies in the world, basically James Bond but American. While he is great at his job, he still faces issues with his colleagues, including his ex-girlfriend and selfish mother. Archer recently said goodbye to its fans with its fourteenth and final season. So, if you loved the chaos and weird relationships in Obliterated, you will surely find Archer just as much entertaining.
The world’s most iconic action star Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in action in Netflix’s Fubar. Created by Nick Santora, the Netflix series revolves around a CIA operative, who is ready to retire and enjoy his golden years with his family but before all that he has to go back into the field for one last job which turns out to be very deadly and also reveals a massive family secret. Fubar and Obliterated both have similar comedic styles and wacky characters.
Chuck (Prime Video & Max)
What happens if you open an e-mail one night and download the government’s secrets into your brain? Find the answer to that question in NBC’s beloved spy comedy series Chuck. Created by Chris Fedak and Josh Schwartz, Chuck revolves around a brilliant young man named Chuck, who works at an electronics store because of his low self-esteem, but when he opens an e-mail from an old rival he unwittingly downloads all of the CIA’s secrets in his brain and now he must find a way to use those secrets to find terrorists and assassins. He is helped by NSA’s Major John Casey and CIA’s Sarah Walker. Chuck stars Zachary Levi in the title role with Yvonne Strahovski, Adam Baldwin, Joshua Gomez, Sarah Lancaster, and Ryan McPartlin starring in supporting roles. If you loved the wacky characters and fun storyline in Obliterated, you will love Chuck.
Lethal Weapon (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)
Based on a popular movie franchise of the same name, this Fox series is very similar to Obliterated as it has similar types of characters and a very explosive way of storytelling. Lethal Weapon revolves around a by the book Detective Roger Murtaugh, who gets a new partner named Detective Wesley Cole. A former international CIA operative, who recently lost his pregnant wife and now has suicidal tendencies with all of this baggage Cole must adjust to his new life of crime fighting with his aging partner Murtaugh.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (Rent on Prime Video)
If you have seen the recent Guy Ritchie film with Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer titled The Man From U.N.C.L.E., then you have already heard the name of this series as the film was based on it. In the story of the series two spies named Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin working under the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.), protect the world from evil terrorists and villains. The Man From U.N.C.L.E. stars Robert Vaughn and David McCallum in the lead roles of Solo and Kuryakin.
The A-Team (Rent on Prime Video)
If you like the team of misfits in Obliterated then you will love the ’80s series titled The A-Team. In this action-adventure series, we follow the story of a group of former U.S. Army Special Operation soldiers who were accused of a crime they didn’t commit and after escaping military prison they take on dangerous but sympathetic to help the people while being constantly chased by the military police. Even if you haven’t heard of the original series, you might have heard of the 2010 film starring Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson, which was based on the series.
Get Smart (Rent on Prime Video)
If you loved the comedy and bumbling characters in Obliterated, then you might want to check out the Emmy(R)-winning spy comedy series created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry. The ’60s series revolves around an inept spy named Maxwell Smart working for a top-secret counterintelligence agency named CONTROL. This series was also adapted into a film which came out in 2008 and starred Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway.
Burn Notice (Prime Video & Hulu)
One minute you are a spy fighting all the dangerous elements in the world to protect your country, and the next minute you are burned by your agency and dumped in Miami after seizing all of your assets and bank accounts, and flagging you on every government database, and if that wasn’t enough you are also not getting an explanation as to what you did to deserve this fate. If this scenario sounds horrifying and intriguing at the same time, check out USA Network’s Burn Notice starring Jeffrey Donovan as Michael Westen, who gets handed the burn notice and dumped in his hometown of Miami. Now, he must find out the reason behind his getting burned and in this quest, he is helped by his ex-girlfriend Fiona and best friend Sam Axe.
Slow Horses (Apple TV+)
Much more of a dark comedy than a spy series, this Apple TV+ original series will win your hearts with its incompetent characters working in the dangerous world of espionage. Based on a book series by Mick Herron, Slow Horses tells the story of the rejects of MI5, who have been transferred to Slough House under the command of one Jackson Lamb who was once a top-notch spook but now is a fart machine with a mouth that only hurls insults to everybody around him. Starring Gary Oldman and Jack Lowden in the lead roles of Lamb and River Cartwright, this Apple TV+ original has the same type of bumbling characters you enjoyed so much in Obliterated.
MacGyver (Prime Video & Paramount+)
You probably already know what this series is about as it was based on a very popular ’80s series of the same name. The CBS series titled MacGyver revolves around the title character as he takes on a new approach to the world of international crime fighting with his scientific knowledge and a penchant for problem-solving in unorthodox ways. If you loved the on-the-fly attitude in Obliterated, then you might find this remake of a beloved series enjoyable.