7 Shows Like ‘Shrinking’ If You’re All Caught Up on the Hit Apple TV+ Series

The new Apple TV+ dramedy series Shrinking has already found a devoted set of fans thanks to its star-studded cast, emotional writing and feel-good moments. If it reminds you of another Apple TV+ series, Ted Lasso, that's probably because the show was created by Brett Goldstein (AKA Roy Kent).

However, if you're already caught up on all the new episodes, you might be in search of shows like Shrinking that strike a similar chord. So, we've rounded up 7 shows you can start binge-watching tonight as you wait for the next episode.

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1. Ted Lasso

  • Who's in it: Jason Sudeikis, Brett Goldstein, Hannah Waddingham, Phil Dunster
  • Number of seasons: 2

An overly-enthusiastic American football coach named Ted Lasso (Sudeikis) accepts a job in the U.K. to lead AFC Richmond, a mediocre Premier League soccer team. Despite their 40-year losing streak, Ted is determined to rewrite their underdog story...and he will learn a whole lot about himself along the way. In season 2, we also see Ted and the players being aided with the help of a sports psychologist named Dr. Sharon Fieldstone (Sarah Niles).

2. In Treatment

  • Who's in it: Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Michelle Forbes, Blair Underwood
  • Number of seasons: 4

In this HBO drama, Gabriel Byrne portrays a psychotherapist named Paul Weston, who begins to become overwhelmed by his work, and so he turns to his own former therapist and mentor, Gina Toll (Wiest) for guidance.

3. Sex Education

  • Who's in it: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Emma Mackey
  • Number of seasons: 3

Teenager Otis Milburn (Butterfield) is just trying to have a normal high school experience, except his mother (Anderson) is a well-renowned sex therapist and he's not exactly the most popular guy at school. However, when he teams up with a friend to develop a sex therapy clinic for fellow students, he finds his luck turning around.

4. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

  • Who's in it: Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana, Donna Lynne Champlin
  • Number of seasons: 4

When a successful lawyer named Rebecca Bunch (Bloom) bumps into her high school crush, she decides to follow him to California and start over there in hopes of winning him back. But what ensues is a fun, outrageous, music-filled ride (and a few breakthrough therapy sessions for Rebecca).

5. The Sopranos

  • Who's in it: James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli
  • Number of seasons: 6

Even mobsters need therapy sessions. This smash HBO drama about a New Jersey-based mobster named Tony (Gandolfini) who tries to balance his family life with his *business* has been acclaimed as one of the best TV shows of all time. And all of those therapy sessions between Tony and Jennifer (Bracco) are priceless.

6. Frasier

  • Who's in it: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin
  • Number of seasons: 11

Frasier was one of the most celebrated sitcoms of its time, winning the Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series five times in a row. Kelsey Grammer plays the titular Frasier Crane, a trained psychotherapist who moves back to his home city of Seattle and begins hosting a call-in psychiatry radio show.

7. Never Have I Ever

  • Who's in it: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan, Darren Barnet, Jaren Lewison
  • Number of seasons: 3

With a similar balance of the comedic and the emotional, Never Have I Ever follows high-schooler Devi Vishwakumar, who is dealing with the grief of her father's death, while also trying to enjoy the thrills and surprises of adolescence.


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