‘Rosehaven’ is an Australian comedy show created by Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor. Rosehaven is the name of a small town in Tasmania, and this is the place where the events of the series are set. The central character of the show is a man named Daniel McCallum. When Daniel’s mother is having troubles running their family real estate business, Daniel decides to return home and help her out; and thus returns to his hometown of Rosehaven. Once there, Daniel suddenly comes across his best friend, Emma Dawes. She had gone for her honeymoon with her husband, but somehow the plan did not work out. To get away from her husband, Emma comes to Rosehaven. The two friends gel well, but somehow the townspeople of Rosehaven keep creating problems for them.
If you enjoyed watching this show and are looking for more shows that explore similar story-lines and themes, then you have come to the right place. Here’s the list of best shows similar to ‘Rosehaven’ that are our recommendations. You can watch several of these series like ‘Rosehaven’ on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime.
8. Family Tree (2013)
Christopher Guest is the creator of ‘Family Tree’. The most interesting aspect about the show is that it is shot like a documentary, a format of comedy shows first popularized by ‘The Office‘. The central character of the series is a 30-year-old man called Tom Chadwick. One fine day, Tom suddenly forgets everything about his own identity. He comes across a box which can provide him with the true meaning of who he actually is. This box has been given to Tom by his aunt. With the help of the box’s different contents, Tom begins to learn a lot about the lineage of his family. The different items in the box are clues which show how different members of his family are spread across both sides of the Atlantic. Interestingly enough, the British media was not that appreciative of this series as their American counterparts.
7. Transparent (2014-)
‘Transparent’ is an Amazon original TV series created by Jill Soloway. The central character of the series is an elderly man called Morton Pfefferman. Morton is a retired professor of political science who used to teach at UCLA. One fine day, he decides to reveal a huge secret about himself to his children, and thus calls all of them to dinner. However, Mort is not able to say what he wants to during the course of the dinner because his children make themselves the center of the conversation all the time. The truth that he wants to reveal to his children is that Mort has always identified himself as a woman. He also announces that he wants to call himself Maura henceforth. This secret gets revealed when Mort spots his daughter with her ex-boyfriend. When the father learns the daughter’s secret, he shares his secret with her as well. Once this happens, a bridge is created and numerous secrets from each of their lives begin to pour forward. The series received positive critical acclaim throughout its run.