The Funniest YouTube Channels You Should Be Following

Funny YouTubers you should follow for a laugh

Some of the funniest YouTube channels now get more viewers than mainstream television networks. Here's a list of entertaining YouTubers to follow when you need a laugh.

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Good Mythical Morning: Best Daily Internet Comedy Show

Rhett and Link from Good Mythical Morning

YouTube

What We Like
  • New videos every weekday.

  • Almost a decade's-worth of content.

  • Appropriate for all ages.

What We Don't Like
  • The humor can kind of juvenile.

  • A lot of the video topics are very similar.

Comedy duo Rhett and Link have been around for over a decade, and their show Good Mythical Morning has been one of the most prolific YouTube channels on the platform. Every weekday at 6 AM Eastern time, Rhett and Link upload a new video of their latest antics, which may include trying the latest internet challenge, interviewing big celebrities, or reviewing strange products. With video titles like “Putting Weird Things in a Waffle Maker” and “Discontinued Snacks Taste Test,” Good Mythical Morning will put you in a good mood as you start your day.

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The Most Likely to Make You Laugh at Least Once: Smosh

Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla

Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 2.0

What We Like
  • Hundreds of hours of videos.

  • Tons of interesting content for gamers.

What We Don't Like
  • Adult humor and language isn't for all audiences.

  • Videos tend to be ad heavy.

One of the funniest channels on YouTube that is actually dedicated to comedy, Smosh actually predates the streaming video site by a couple of years. Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla started posting videos in 2003, and at various points in its existence, Smosh boasted the most YouTube subscriptions. With multiple movies and a host of sub-channels, Smosh has enough content to keep you laughing for a long time.

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The Best for Film Nuts: Screen Junkies

A channel promo for an Honest Trailers episode.

Honest Trailers

What We Like
  • Constantly produces new topical content.

  • Consistently funnier than CinemaSins.

What We Don't Like
  • Honest Trailers might change your mind about your favorite movies.

  • Co-creator Andy Signore has been embroiled in controversy.

Do you ever get annoyed by those movie reviews that use phrases like “surprising but thoughtful” yet completely ignore how a car jumped from one level of a parking lot across a street to land on a lower level parking lot without a scratch? You won't find any of that with the Honest Movie Trailers produced by Screen Junkies. They'll point out exactly how stupid the film is in extensive detail. Honest Movie Trailers tends to be one of the most consistently funny series on YouTube, especially when watching trailers for movies you either completely love or absolutely hate.

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An episode promo for CollegeHumor.

CollegeHumor

What We Like
  • Daily videos created by an in-house writing team.

  • Fun articles and user submitted content.

What We Don't Like
  • Low brow humor targeted at a niche audience.

  • Jokes may easily offended some people.

While the name might suggest sophomoric pranks and fraternity humor, College Humor is more like Mad TV meets Funny or Die. One of the earliest comedy channels on YouTube, College Humor is still among the funniest. You won't see the familiar faces, and Like Funny or Die, the skits can be hit or miss. But when they hit, they are very funny. College Humor also operates a channel for gamers called Dorkly

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The Best Oddball Humor: GloZell Green

An image of comedian GloZell Green

Gage Skidmore / Flickr

What We Like
  • Keep up with the latest viral social media challenges.

  • Creative and hilarious song parodies.

What We Don't Like
  • Comedy may be too slapstick for some tastes.

  • Political content may put off some viewers.

How do you describe GloZell Green? Think of the most excited person in the world taking on the cinnamon challenge, the ice bucket challenge, and the spicy foods challenge all at once. GloZell has a number of elaborate characters and bits, such as reading lyrics of songs and giving advice to the artist. GloZell has been making content since 2008, so she has hundreds of hours of content to binge.

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