15 Best Shows Like Never Have I Ever

So, what have you been up to during the breaks between seasons of Never Have I Ever? Or maybe you’re feeling a little lost now that the fourth and final season has wrapped up and Devi’s story has come to an end? Well, don’t fret! If you’re wishing for more excitement, or daydreaming about which celebrity could narrate your own teenage story, it’s time to snap back to reality and settle back onto your couch. We’ve got you covered with a list of similar shows that will keep you entertained.

Never Have I Ever isn’t your typical teenage romance show. It’s different because the main characters aren’t all white, which is awesome! Plus, before we even meet Devi, she’s already faced some serious challenges, like the loss of her father. And as she tries to work through her emotions, it hits us in the gut too. It’s a mix of drama and comedy that makes you laugh and cry at the same time. So, let’s find more shows that have that perfect blend of silly, sexy, and serious.

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1. XO, Kitty

So, we all know and love Lara Jean from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, right? Well, now it’s time to shift the focus to her awesome little sister, Kitty! In this spin-off series, Kitty is off to South Korea to study at the Korean Independent School of Seoul. But that’s not all – she’s also reconnecting with memories of her late mother and reuniting with her long-distance boyfriend, Dae. Sounds pretty cool, huh? But just like our girl Devi, Kitty finds herself in some tricky situations when it comes to matters of the heart. It’s gonna be a wild ride!

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2. The Sex Lives of College Girls

You’ve gotta binge-watch Mindy Kaling’s other awesome coming-of-age series. It’s set in Essex University, and let me tell you, it’s just as wild and hilarious as Never Have I Ever. It’s not as heavy as Devi’s story, but there’s still loads of drama and a sex-positive vibe.

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3. Derry Girls

Imagine Never Have I Ever, but with a twist in 90s Northern Ireland during the Troubles. Just like Devi, Fab, and Eleanor, Derry Girls’ Erin and her squad (Orla, Michelle, Clare, and James) go through the challenges of being teenagers and growing up.

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4. Heartstopper

Heartstopper is a series based on a popular graphic novel by Alice Oseman. It’s about Charlie and Nick, two friends who become a couple in high school. The show captures the joys and challenges of growing up.

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5. The Mindy Project

Mindy Lahiri is this awesome doctor, but once she’s out of the office, she’s a whole different person. She’s on a mission to be more well-rounded, you know, less obsessed with rom-coms and making awkward toasts at weddings. But it’s not easy when she’s surrounded by her OB/GYN colleagues, especially Jeremy, who can’t seem to stay out of her bed. Thankfully, she’s got her college bestie Gwen by her side, cheering her on.

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6. I Am Not Okay With This

This show is all about a teenager trying to survive high school drama, family stuff, and their own sexuality. But here’s the twist: they also have these awesome new superpowers! It’s based on a graphic novel, and guess what? Sophia Lillis, the star from It and other cool stuff, is in it too. Get ready for big emotions, epic romance, and a connection to The End Of The F***ing World. Brace yourself for your new obsession!

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7. The End Of The F***ing World

This show is all about teens, love, and death. But here’s the twist: one of the teens thinks they could be a serial killer! It’s a British dark comedy that’s not exactly realistic like Never Have I Ever, but trust me, you’ll be hooked. School? Nah, they’re too busy dealing with stuff that’s more Romeo and Juliet, if you know what I mean. Brace yourself for some serious body count action!

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8. Sex Education

Meet Otis, a socially awkward high school student. His mom, Jean, is a sex therapist, which means he’s grown up surrounded by all things sex-related. Despite his lack of personal experience, he becomes quite knowledgeable about the topic. When his classmates discover his family background, Otis and his smart friend Maeve decide to start a secret sex therapy clinic to help their peers. Along the way, Otis discovers that he has his own issues to deal with.

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9. Degrassi: Next Class

Step into the lives of a diverse group of students at Degrassi Community School as they navigate the complexities of high school. Through their journeys, this show tackles important topics like racism, drug use, homophobia, mental health, cyber bullying, sexuality, and religion, providing a realistic portrayal of the issues teenagers face today.

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10. Everything’s Gonna Be Okay

Okay, so there’s this dude named Nicholas, right? He’s in his 20s and he goes to visit his dad and his teenage half-sisters. But things take a turn when his dad unexpectedly kicks the bucket, and Nicholas has to stick around longer.

Now the siblings have to deal with the loss and guess what? It’s up to Nicholas to hold everything together. They’re all going through some heavy stuff like autism, exploring their sexuality, figuring out consent, dealing with parenthood and adolescence, and, of course, the good ol’ rollercoaster of family and grief. But hey, it’s not all bad! This heartfelt comedy shows how they find happiness in the middle of tough times, even if it means having some super awkward conversations.

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11. PEN15

PEN15 is like real middle school, no filters. Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle are the stars of this hilarious adult comedy, playing themselves as thirteen-year-old misfits in the year 2000. They’re surrounded by actual thirteen-year-olds, where the best day of your life can suddenly go down the drain with just a gel pen.

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12. Teenage Bounty Hunters

When 16-year-old twins Sterling and Blair team up with an experienced bounty hunter, they enter the world of capturing criminals who have skipped bail. Alongside the excitement of their new job, they must also navigate the typical challenges of teenage life.

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13. On My Block

“On My Block” is about four friends who stick together through the challenges of high school. They face the typical struggles of teenage life while living in a mostly Hispanic and black neighborhood in South Central Los Angeles. It’s a coming-of-age comedy series.

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14. Dash & Lily

Dash and Lily is a romantic Christmas story about two people, Dash and Lily, who meet and connect through a notebook. They write dares, dreams, and their deepest desires to each other as they pass the notebook around various places in New York City.

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15. Julie and the Phantoms

Julie’s passion for music waned after her mom’s passing. But when three friendly ghosts make their presence known and bring joy to her life, everything takes a turn. Together, they decide to form a band and embark on a musical journey filled with excitement and inspiration.

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