20 Best TV Shows of 2016

From Samantha Bee and John Oliver raging against the machine to the greatest hip-hip sitcom ever, the year's small-screen winners

16. 'Broad City' (Comedy Central)

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer have so much contagiously intoxicating chemistry, they could spend a whole season just shooting the shit about pugs, pegging and Rihanna. So give the broads credit for pushing in new directions this year – including some surprisingly tricky romantic dilemmas. Abbi and Ilana take on the world, from the killer "Jews on a Plane" episode where they try to score tampons mid-flight ("I'm sitting in a pool of my own uterine lining") to the one where they woo the hot hippie dude at the food co-op, who utters the Phish-quoting punch line of the year: "Deduct the carrots from your pay, you worthless swampy fool!"

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