Whether we like Discovery, animal planet and all that serious stuff, we all still need some chill out time in front of TV. That “chill out time” of our day usually occupy comedy shows.
There many types and different quality of humor. But they are enough to satisfy every kind of person, whether you like political satire, sitcom, stand up, or just silly anecdotes.
Here you can see Armenian humor in all its colorings. Some of them may even become you favorites. We have chosen some Armenian comedy shows, which we consider deserves your attention.
Not to hurt anyone’s feeling, we have selected Armenian comedy shows from almost all genres. Let’s get down to it!
Armenian Comedy Show #1: Full House
There are many Armenian comedy television series broadcasted on Armenia TV. Full House is probably one of mostly loved Armenian comedy shows by youngsters.
The plot of this TV series tells about 2 students Lika and Tatev, who rent a flat in Yerevan and pay for the whole year in advance. They have found the flat with the help of a broker.
When they already move to the flat they get confused as they find three young men living in that flat. It appears that these guys have rented the flat and paid for the whole year with the help of the same broker.
However, this is not the whole story: the neighbor must constantly visit them by the request of the owner of the flat and watch the disciple there.
If she notices something wrong the students will have to leave the house. So, the guys have to pretend them as a one group.
Humor, adventures, love, drama, everything is in the package. This is what happens when complete strangers end up living under the same roof.
Armenian Comedy Show #2: Vitamin Club
Vitamin club is one of the most successful Armenian comedy shows. Vitamin club introduces himself as a stand-up show. The members of Vitamin Club very soon become famous and loved among Armenians.
The jokes of vitamin club are unique in the style and contain some elements which are too Armenian. Maybe this is one of the reasons why Armenians adore this show so much.
Vitamin club was established in 2010 and was broadcasted until 2015. Unfortunately, this Armenian comedy show is not broadcasted today however, people don’t stop loving Vitamin and reciting some of their most famous jokes.
The YouTube channel of Vitamin club has one of the most followers in Armenia. Vitamin club is also good idea, when you are wondering what Armenian comedy show to watch. The guys definitely know how to make people laugh out loud!
Armenian Comedy Show #3: Kaskatseli Yereko
After Vitamin club members quitted the project of Vitamin club show, some of the members Robert and Garik decided to try something new.
So, Kaskasteli Yereko is another Armenian comedy show directed by two main members of Vitamin club. However, the format of this TV show is quite different. The show itself is a peculiar game played between two teams.
Every time some of famous Armenian celebrities are invited to take part in the show. The atmosphere becomes heated very often, which makes the TV show especially funny and enjoyable.
In comparison with other Armenian comedy shows, Kaskatseli Yereko is a rather new one, however, it has already managed to become a loved program in Armenia.
Armenian Comedy Show #4: 32 Atam
32 Atam is the first Armenian comedy show n the format of stand-up. Yes, you may be surprised but Armenians got known with stand-up comedy rather late. 32 Atam was established in 2006 and boomed Armenian TV very soon.
People loved both the members and the jokes of this TV show. However, several years later some of the most favorite members of the TV show decided to leave 32 Atam and start their own stand-up comedy show.
So, this is how Vitamin club was established. Several members of Vitamin club were already known to Armenian audience thanks to 32 Atam.
Though, after some period the oldest residents of 32 Atam decided to continue the project, it never gained so much success and popularity as it used to have once.
Armenian Comedy Show #5: Banakum
Banakum means “In the Army” in English. So Banakum is an Armenian comedy show which shows Armenian soldiers’ fun adventures in the Army.
The TV series are very light watching and humorous, so there is no need to find any resemblances with real army life. Banakum reflected how people from different views, interests, levels of education have to get on with each other.
It’s natural that some misunderstandings are inevitable, but later all of them realize that they have one common mission. Some of them even become surprisingly so close friends that continue their friendship even later after military service.
Banakum has become so famous, that Armenian audience used to recognize and call some of the actors by their names of the heroes whose roles they played in Banakum TV series.
Armenian Comedy Show #6: Qaghaqum
Qaghaqum is the sequel of so much loved Armenian comedy show Banakum. The word “Qaghaqum” is translated as “in the city” so, probably you already guess what is it about.
Qaghaqum shows so much beloved characters from the first part of TV series: how they are doing after the military service? What was changed?
The sequel of the TV show was successful as the audience started missing their heroes.
Armenian Comedy Show #7: Arm Comedy
Have you ever had a feeling, that you’re interested in daily news and politics, but watching news is too boring for you? If yes, then ArmComedy is 100% for you. ArmComedy is the first Armenian comedy show which is aired thrice a week which is made in news show format. It’s safe to say, ArmComedy is a political satiric show.
The initiator of this show introduces the news it a unique satirical way and from a completely different perspective.
You’ll meet quite everything in this show sarcasm, light humor, political analysis, and lot of other stuff made in a fun way. One thing is clear. You should definitely include ArmComedy in your “must watch” list!
Armenian Comedy Show #8: Kargin Haghordum
Kargin Haghordum belongs to those rare Armenian comedy shows, that are loved by almost everyone despite age. Both younger and older generation enjoy Kargin Haghordum very much.
Kargin Haghordum is the most successful and famous Armenian comedy show of Armenia ever. You’ll hardly find anyone who hasn’t at least watched Kargin Haghordum for several times.
The TV show consists of various sketches by famous Armenian comedy duo Hayko and Mko. The topic of the humor is very large including some funny Armenian anecdotes to dark humor.
Every role in the sketches is played so mastery by the guys, that it has become famous and loved soon after the broadcast.
Unfortunately, Kargin haghordum is not broadcasted today, however, they have left thousands of sketches which are available on YouTube.
Armenian Comedy Show #9: Kargin Serial
After successful Kargin Haghordum Hayko and Mko decided to try something new. So, they established first Armenian sitcom Kargin Serial.
Thanks to Kargin Serial Armenian audience got known with the format of Sitcom, which appeared to be accepted with cheers.
Kargin Serial has also become very much loved, however it never reached the fame of Kargin Haghordum.
Armenian Comedy Show #10: Stone Cage
Stone Cage or Stone Grief is an Armenian comedy TV serried directed by Vache Tovmasyan. You may recognize Vache from 32 Atam club and Vitamin club. Well, the story is quite complicated with the plot of this unique TV show.
The main events take place in unmemorable times of Stone age: time machines, wild tribes of ancient people, funny love stories, etc.
A young guy appears to be an unfortunate victim of time machine testament and travels through time to Stone Age. The real adventures begin exactly from here!
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