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Mockumentaries, or fictional shows that mimic reality TV, have made a killing in the last 20 years of television.
Shows like NBC’s The Office and Parks and Recreation, ABC’s Modern Family, and even Netflix’s absurd Canadian cult classic Trailer Park Boys have paved the way for scripted comedies that poke fun at real life.
Fourth wall breaks, one-on-one interviews, and tons of room for candid improv are just a handful of the best things about these shows.
Scroll down for the top nine mockumentaries to watch.
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