While Chinese Gen Zers may prefer tuning into American sitcoms like the Big Bang Theory to learn English, Chinese classic sitcoms are still enjoyed today. With some lines often quoted in daily life. Together, these sitcoms form an indispensable part of the collective memory of the 90s and early 2000s.
1 我爱我家 I Love My Family (1993)
As the first Mandarin-language sitcom, I Love my Family is a real classic. The show tells the story of an ordinary family in Beijing in the '90s and is an interesting reflection of that era of historical changes. Even though it may be a bit difficult to understand, this sitcom is perfect for you if you want to understand China better as a country.