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By Nate Millado

Congratulations, Watchers: We survived 2020! And because we made it through a year that rivals Stephen King's The Stand, we could all use a good laugh. We're talking the gut-busting, rolling-on-the-floor, so-hilarious-it-hurts kind of ha-has.

Luckily, CBS All Access features some of the funniest episodes ever—just in time for Global Belly Laugh Day on Jan. 24!

The Unicorn —"Three Men Out"

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Rob Corddry as Forrest, Walton Goggins as Wade, Omar Miller as Ben in The Unicorn.

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When Wade (Walton Goggins) ditches the dating app to meet women the old-fashioned way (at a bar), Forrest (Rob Corddry) and Ben (Omar Miller) tag along. This standout episode from Season 1 of The Unicorn mines many, many laughs out of the middle-aged "wing men" trying to relive their heyday.

WATCH: Stream "Three Men Out" On CBS All Access

The Unicorn airs Thursdays at 9:30/8:30c on CBS and streams on CBS All Access.

B Positive —"Foreign Bodies"

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Annaleigh Ashford as Gina in B Positive.

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The cat's outta the bag in the third episode of B Positive, when Drew's (Thomas Middleditch) daughter and ex discover his dire diagnosis—and meet his kooky kidney donor (Annaleigh Ashford). "Foreign Bodies'" ends with this belly-laugh moment: Gina and Drew's ridiculously awkward TikTok dance!

WATCH: Stream "Foreign Bodies" On CBS All Access

B Positive airs Thursdays 8:30/7:30c on CBS and streams on CBS All Access.

Inside Amy Schumer —"Last F**kable Day"

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Amy Schumer in her Comedy Central sketch series, Inside Amy Schumer.

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The most inspired episode from Amy Schumer's Comedy Central sketch series is "Last F**kable Day," a send-up on how Hollywood treats actresses of a certain age. Schumer stumbles upon an idyllic picnic of iconic trio Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tina Fey, and Patricia Arquette, who ad-lib such hilarious lines as, "Are you that girl from the television who talks about her p— all the time?" Flattered, Schumer gushes, "Yes, yes, thank you!" "Well, come talk about your p— over here," beckons Louis-Dreyfus, who's celebrating her final effable day.

You don't have to wait long for a belly laugh: The episode opens with music video spoof, "Milk, Milk, Lemonade," with Schumer satirizing men's obsession with derrieres.

WATCH: Stream "Last F**kable Day" On CBS All Access

Stream all seasons of Inside Amy Schumer on CBS All Access.

Cheers —"Homicidal Ham"

Andy tries to rob Sam's bar

Derek McGrath as Andy Schroeder with Ted Danson as Sam Malone in an episode of Cheers.

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This Season 2 classic brings back borderline psycho Andy (Cheers fans will remember him from Season 1, when Sam set him up with Diane on a date). Diane believes she can reform the ex-con—and wannabe actor—by staging a performance of Othello at the bar. And yes, that setup is as funny as it sounds.

WATCH: Stream "Homicidal Ham" On CBS All Access

Stream all seasons of Cheers on CBS All Access.

The Brady Bunch —"The Personality Kid"

The Brady Bunch kids

From left: Susan Olsen, Barry Williams, Eve Plumb, Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight, and Mike Lookinland in The Brady Bunch.

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Here's the story: When Peter is ridiculed for having zero personality, he goes overboard to create a unique persona. The blended-family sitcom spawned memorable catchphrases—including "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia" and "Oh, my nose!"—and this Season 3 installment features "Pork chops and applesauce" in Peter's totally random Humphrey Bogart impersonation!

WATCH: Stream "The Personality Kid" On CBS All Access

Stream all seasons of The Brady Bunch on CBS All Access.

Happy Days —"Kiss Me Sickly"

Fonzie with Potsie, Richie, and Ralph

Fonzie (Henry Winkler) with the guys in Happy Days.

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Fonzie (Henry Winkler) tasks Richie (Ron Howard) with looking after his girl while he's away at a demolition derby. Annoyed by The Fonz acting like he owns her, Denise coerces Richie to make out with her. But when Denise ends up with mono (a.k.a. "the kissing disease"), Richie debates whether it was worth choosing lips over loyalty.

WATCH: Stream "Kiss Me Sickly" On CBS All Access

Steam full episodes of Happy Days on CBS All Access.

Chappelle's Show —"True Hollywood Stories: Prince & Red Balls Energy Drink"

Dave Chappelle as Prince

Dave Chappelle as Prince in Chappelle's Show.

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Comedian Dave Chappelle is known for his searing stand-up but also his iconic Comedy Central variety show. It's hard to single out just one belly-laugh-worthy episode from Chappelle's Show, but we'll go with "True Hollywood Story: Prince," when Chappelle channeled The Purple One in a slam-dunk sketch.

WATCH: Stream "True Hollywood Stories: Prince & Red Balls Energy Drink" On CBS All Access

Stream all seasons of Chappelle's Show on CBS All Access.

I Love Lucy —"Job Switching"

Ethel and Lucy at the chocolate factory

Ethel (Vivian Vance) and Lucy (Lucille Ball) hard at work at the chocolate factory in I Love Lucy.

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Arguably the most memorable I Love Lucy installment: the infamous chocolate episode! Lucy and Ethel take on factory jobs. All hell breaks loose when the conveyor belt speeds up, forcing the overwhelmed besties to stuff candy in their blouses and mouths.

WATCH: Stream "Job Switching" on CBS All Access

Stream all seasons of I Love Lucy on CBS All Access.

Key and Peele —"The End"

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Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key of Key and Peele.

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Before Jordan Peele was taking home an Oscar and rebooting The Twilight Zone, the multi-hyphenate teamed with fellow funnyman Keegan-Michael Key for a Comedy Central sketch series that made you think long after the laughter died down.

After five seasons, the duo decided to drop the mic—but the series ender proved that they were going out on top. The send-off's central sketch was a full-on Busby Berkeley musical number on a sprawling soundstage, with Peele belting out the pleasures of living in "Negrotown."

WATCH: Stream "The End" On CBS All Access

Stream all seasons of Key and Peele on CBS All Access.

Hot in Cleveland —"Canoga Falls"

Carol Burnett and Betty White

Carol Burnett reunites with Betty White in an episode of Hot in Cleveland.

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In this Season 4 episode of Hot in Cleveland, Betty White reunites with her former Mama's Family co-star, Carol Burnett. The ear-tugging comedienne plays Victoria's (Wendie Malick) mama Penny, a house hoarder and children's program puppeteer. It's worth a view just to witness two TV legends take center stage!

WATCH: Stream "Canoga Falls" On CBS All Access

Stream all seasons of Hot in Cleveland on CBS All Access.

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By Nate Millado

A unicorn is that "elusive creature that all single women are looking for": a good-looking guy (with a good head of hair) who's a devoted father with a proven track record of fidelity and a steady well-paying job. In this case, The Unicorn is Wade Felton (Walton Goggins), a widowed father of two who's had sex with only one other woman in 20 years! "Factory fresh," his friend Delia (Michaela Watkins) calls him. And if a unicorn is a perfect man, The Unicorn is a perfect series. Let us count the ways.

Stream The Unicorn on Netflix and Paramount+!

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By Nate Millado

Good things come to those who wait. It's been a longer-than-usual layoff between seasons, but starting Nov. 5, CBS rolls out its pandemic-delayed premieres. Some of your returning favorites tackle timely issues, like COVID-19 (NCIS: New Orleans, Bull) and racial injustice (The Neighborhood, All Rise, S.W.A.T.).

Others deal with major life changes (Young Sheldon says hello to college). And king of comedy Chuck Lorre's latest, B Positive, joins a laugh-out-loud comedy block on Thursdays.

Here's a preview of all 15 series premiering in November—and when to tune in!

Young Sheldon—Season 4 premieres Thursday, Nov. 5

Sheldon in a blue cap and gown at his graduation ceremony

Sheldon Cooper (Iain Armitage) graduates from high school!

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Sheldon (Iain Armitage) is college-bound! But not to CalTech—at least not yet. Instead, the boy genius will finish his undergrad degree closer to home—at East Texas Tech. Sheldon had to convince his mom in the Season 3 finale.

George Sr. (Lance Barber) drew up a game plan to get Mary (Zoe Perry) on board: shooting a "Why Sheldon Cooper Should Go to College" video (an early nod to the "Fun with Flags" web series Sheldon later hosts with Amy on The Big Bang Theory). In the Season 4 premiere, Sheldon breaks down when he realizes he may not be ready for college.

A new season of Young Sheldon premieres Thursday, Nov. 5 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

B Positive—New series premieres Thursday, Nov. 5

Gina and Drew reconnect

Annaleigh Ashford as Gina and Thomas Middleditch as Drew.

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Newly divorced dad Drew (Thomas Middleditch) desperately needs a donor kidney. Enter Gina (Annaleigh Ashford), a rough-around-the-edges blast from his past who volunteers hers.

B Positive premieres Thursday, Nov. 5 at 8:30/7:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Mom—Season 8 premieres Thursday, Nov. 5

Bonnie and friends have a sleepover

Pictured (L-R): Jaime Pressly as Jill, Kristen Johnston as Tammy, Allison Janney as Bonnie, Mimi Kennedy as Marjorie, and Beth Hall as Wendy.

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After seven seasons, star Anna Faris decided to exit the long-running mom-com. So what'll happen to Christy Plunkett? Find out in the Season 8 premiere. Also: When Bonnie (Allison Janney) invites the ladies over for a slumber party, childhood games reveal adult problems.

A new season of Mom premieres Thursday, Nov. 5 at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

NCIS: Los Angeles—Season 12 premieres Sunday, Nov. 8

Special Agent Sam Hanna and Special Agent G. Callen.

LL Cool J (Special Agent Sam Hanna) and Chris O'Donnell (Special Agent G. Callen).

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A Russian bomber goes missing while flying over U.S. soil in the episode titled, "The Bear." Callen (Chris O'Donnell) and Sam (LL COOL J) head to the desert to track down the aircraft and secure its weapons and intel before the Russians on board destroy the plane. Meanwhile, Hetty (Linda Hunt) puts Nell (Renée Felice Smith) in charge of a cryptic assignment.

A new season of NCIS: Los Angeles premieres Sunday, Nov. 8 at 8:30 PM ET/8:00 PM PT on CBS and CBS All Access.

NCIS: New Orleans—Season 7 premieres Sunday, Nov. 8

Dwayne Pride wears a mask at the bar

Chelsea Field as Rita Devereaux and Scott Bakula as Special Agent Dwayne Pride.

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Laissez les bons temps rouler because Pride and the team are back in the Big Easy!

As you can see from a masked Scott Bakula, NCIS: New Orleans will address the pandemic in the premiere. Pride sends Tammy (Vanessa Ferlito) and Carter (Charles Michael Davis) to investigate a suspicious death aboard a humanitarian ship offshore, where they learn that some crew members are infected with COVID-19. Also, Wade (CCH Pounder) is overwhelmed by the high volume in the morgue due to the deadly disease.

A new season of NCIS: New Orleans premieres Sunday, Nov. 8 at 9:30 PM ET/9:00 PM PT on CBS and CBS All Access.

S.W.A.T.—Season 4 premieres Wednesday, Nov. 11

Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson talks to his teenage charge

Shemar Moore as Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson and Deshae Frost as Darryl.

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Get ready for a double dose of Hondo (Shemar Moore) when S.W.A.T. returns with a two-hour premiere!

The first installment takes on racial tension between law enforcement and the Black community, flashing back to '92 L.A. following the Rodney King verdict. In the second hour, team S.W.A.T. goes on a stakeout for the CIA to confirm whether an international crime lord has resurfaced after being off-grid for years. Also, Tan's (David Lim) mother is a victim of racial discrimination, and Hondo encounters his ex Nichelle (Rochelle Aytes) for the first time since their breakup.

A new season of S.W.A.T. premieres Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

The Unicorn—Season 2 premieres Thursday, Nov. 12

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Walton Goggins as Wade.

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For the uninitiated, a "unicorn" is a perfect guy: employed, attractive, and with a proven track record of commitment.

Widowed Wade (Walton Goggins) waded back into the dating pool during the first season. But in the Season 2 premiere, he makes an instant connection with a mystery woman he briefly meets in a parking lot—played by his Justified costar Natalie Zea! While Wade is determined to find whoever-she-was again, his daughter Natalie (Makenzie Moss) tries to convince him she's old enough to get her ears pierced. Also: Michelle (Maya Lynne Robinson) awaits her fate from the colleges she applied to for her business degree.

A new season of The Unicorn premieres Thursday, Nov. 12 at 9:30/8:30c on CBS and CBS All Access. Catch up now on CBS All Access.

The Neighborhood—Season 3 premieres Monday, Nov. 16

Calvin, Tina, Gemma, Dave and Marty

Cedric the Entertainer (Calvin Butler), Tichina Arnold (Tina Butler), Beth Behrs (Gemma Johnson), Max Greenfield (Dave Johnson), and Marcel Spears (Marty Butler).

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The Neighborhood doesn't shy away from timely issues—like white privilege in its first season finale, "Welcome to the Conversation." Now the sitcom is addressing the Black Lives Matter movement.

For its Season 3 premiere, "Welcome to the Movement," the Butlers (Tichina Arnold and Cedric the Entertainer) and the Johnsons (Beth Behrs and Max Greenfield) unite when a member of their community is the victim of racial injustice.

A new season of The Neighborhood premieres Monday, Nov. 16, at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Bob ♥ Abishola—Season 2 premieres Monday, Nov. 16

Abishola and Bob on a park bench for their coffee date

Folake Olowofoyeku as Abishola and Billy Gardell as Bob.

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First comes love, then comes marriage? Season 1 tracked the unlikely courtship between sock salesman Bob (Billy Gardell) and Nigerian nurse Abishola (Folake Olowofoyeku).

In the Season 2 premiere, Bob enlists the help of Uncle Tunde (Barry Shabaka Henley) to buy an engagement ring. But his plans to propose might be on ice when Abishola thinks traditional marriage is more trouble than it's worth.

A new season of Bob ♥️ Abishola premieres Monday, Nov. 16 at 8:30/7:30c on CBS and CBS All Access.

All Rise—Season 2 premieres Monday, Nov. 16

Lola Carmichael is detained in front of a cop car

Boone Platt as Deputy Wilson and Simone Missick as Lola Carmichael.

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Lola (Simone Missick) is detained during a protest while defending a teen girl, amid an escalating encounter with the cops. Through a series of flashbacks, details emerge surrounding that fateful night that'll have long-lasting effects on Lola, Mark (Wilson Bethel), Emily (Jessica Camacho), and Luke (J. Alex Brinson). Also, to help with the court backlog due to closures caused by COVID-19, Lola hires an outspoken clerk Ness (Samantha Marie Ware) who clashes with Sherri (Ruthie Ann Miles).

A new season of All Rise premieres Monday, Nov. 16 at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Bull—Season 5 premieres Monday, Nov. 16

Dr. Jason Bull and Taylor Rentzel

Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull and MacKenzie Meehan as Taylor Rentzel.

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When we last saw Bull (Michael Weatherly) and his group of experts at Trial Analysis Corporation, they helped Taylor (MacKenzie Meehan) bring a civil suit against the woman who killed her best friend in a hit-and-run. In its fifth season premiere, the TAC team struggles to adjust to a virtual court system as they ride out the NYC shutdown due to the pandemic.

A new season of Bull premieres Monday, Nov. 16 at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

NCIS—Season 18 premieres Tuesday, Nov. 17

NCIS special agents

Victoria Platt as NCIS Special Agent Veronica "Ronnie" Tyler, Wilmer Valderrama as NCIS Special Agent Nicholas "Nick" Torres, Mark Harmon as NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

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TV's most watched entertainment program returns for its 18th season! Gibbs (Mark Harmon) and Fornell (Joe Spano) try to track down the leader of a drug ring who supplied drugs to Fornell's daughter. Also, the team deals with the case of a missing cadaver from the NCIS autopsy room.

A new season of NCIS premieres Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access. Catch up now on CBS All Access.

FBI—Season 3 premieres Tuesday, Nov. 17

Special agents of the FBI

Zeeko Zaki as Special Agent Omar Adom 'OA' Zidan, Josh Segarra as Nestor Vertiz and Missy Peregrym as Special Agent Maggie Bell.

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FBI is back—and so is Maggie (Missy Peregrym) from her undercover assignment. The team welcomes a new member, Special Agent Tiffany Wallace (Katherine Renee Turner) as they search for killers who orchestrated a mass shooting at a media company. OA's (Zeeko Zaki) personal connection with the case threatens to cloud his judgement.

A new season of FBI premieres Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

FBI: Most Wanted—Season 2 premieres Tuesday, Nov. 17

Special agents holding guns

Kellan Lutz as Special Agent Kenny Crosby and Julian McMahon as Supervisory Special Agent Jess LaCroix.

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A hacker triggers a car crash that kills a family of three. The team races against the clock to hunt him down as his ransom demands escalate—and his chilling final target becomes apparent.

A new season of FBI: Most Wanted premieres Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access.

SEAL Team—Season 4 premieres Wednesday, Dec. 2

Bravo Team in a snowy mountain range

AJ Buckley as Sonny Quinn, David Boreanaz as Jason Hayes, and Max Thieriot as Clay Spenser.

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Bravo One himself (David Boreanaz) directed this dramatic opener, the first episode of a two-parter. Bravo Team enters enemy territory in the snowy Spin Ghar Mountain Range to capture Al-Hazred, the leader of a terrorist group and son of the terrorist leader who Jason took down early in his career, a feat that made him Bravo One. When they're attacked, Jason and Cerberus, Bravo's canine member, are separated from the team.

A new season of SEAL Team premieres Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

MacGyver—Season 5 premieres Friday, Dec. 4

Lucas Till as Angus "Mac" MacGyver, Henry Ian Cusick as Russ Taylor.

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First, the good news: The Mac pack is back and has a lead on a woman with vital intel on Codex. Now, the bad news: their target has a new secret identity—and a completely new face! Best of luck to Angus (Lucas Till) and the team, which infiltrates a glam hotel that doubles as an international criminal hideout to track her down.

A new season of MacGyver premieres Friday, Dec. 4 at 8/7c on CBS, Catch up now on CBS All Access.

Magnum P.I.—Season 3 premieres Friday, Dec. 4

\u200bJay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum and Perdita Weeks as Juliet Higgins.

Jay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum and Perdita Weeks as Juliet Higgins.

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In May's finale, Magnum (Jay Hernandez) made a last-ditch effort to keep Higgins (Perdita Weeks) from having to return to the British Isles. In need of a friend with deep pockets to pay for an expensive immigration lawyer, Magnum hits up his filthy rich boss. The (still-unseen) writer signed Robin's Nest over to Higgins, making her the boss and thus able to stay in the country. In the new season premiere, Magnum's new clients ask him to find their missing brother last seen on the island, Higgins is shot, and TC (Stephen Hill) is abducted!

A new season of Magnum P.I. premieres Friday, Dec. 4 at 9/8c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Blue Bloods—Season 11 premieres Friday, Dec. 4

Donnie Wahlberg as Danny Reagan, Marisa Ramirez as Detective Maria Baez.

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The drama addresses police brutality and the pandemic in the episode titled "Triumph Over Trauma." Frank (Tom Selleck) goes head-to-head with City Council Speaker Regina Thomas (The Stand's Whoopi Goldberg) over protests, while Eddie (Vanessa Ray) helps an abrasive woman find her father's body after it was misplaced during the outset of COVID. Elsewhere, Danny (Donnie Wahlberg ) and Baez (Marisa Ramirez) go missing while searching for a killer, so Jamie (Will Estes) and his nephew, Joe (Will Hochman) must team up to find them.

A new season of Blue Bloods premieres Friday, Dec. 4 at 10/9c on CBS and CBS All Access. Catch up now on CBS All Access.


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