Top Ten Best Sitcoms of All Time

The Contenders: Page 3

41 Red Dwarf

Hilarious, why isn't it higher? it started with a whole new comedic take on the star trek/sci fi arena and made it one of the funniest tv shows ever and severly underated. blackadder I haven't even seen on this list and that's an amazing sitcom to. - Cantonez

This show is one of the best british comedies I've watched and the actors still keep it entertaining despite there's only 3/4 of them honestly this should be a lot higher up the list.

Unique and dazzlingly surprising every time. You don't need high quality sets or special effects to get something so original and fresh. The script is always sharp and you can tell they really care about their characters

An absolute smegging classic

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42 The Cosby Show The Cosby Show The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.

While I can appreciate some of the newer sitcoms and I'd hate to be one of the old geezers claiming that sitcoms aren't what they used to be, the current sitcoms simply aren't as well written as they used to be; props to BigBang and 70's show, but they aren't as creative as the Cosby's and MWC. The Cosby Show was able to be so wholesome and clean and still make anyone and everyone have sore ribs from laughing so hard. It was also really nice to have a show about an African-American family and have it be about the FAMILY, not the fact that they're African-American; not having a recurring motif every single episode about the tribulations of discrimination and the demonization of other races, Family Matters also excelled in this regard

A nice old family sitcom is the best and Cosby Show is a funny show that will always bring a smile on your face.

Great wholesome comedy show that you are able to watch with the entire family. Brilliant! So lovely to see a show that is funny with African Americans throughout the cast. Probably would be rated higher if Euro-Americans were the focal point. Great show!

Why is it not top five? Or top 10 at the very least. - DaWyteNight

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43 Good Luck Charlie Good Luck Charlie Good Luck Charlie is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel from April 4, 2010, to February 16, 2014. The series' creators, Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, not just children.

This is so hilarious! It makes you pee your pants! This should be voted in the top ten! Please VOTE FOR GOOD LUCK CHARLIE!

Good Luck Charlie doesn't have a plot except for the episode where someone has to find a mysterious crystal, but none of the others do, many people love it because of how families take care of their children.

Ok, this is the ONLY, I repeat ONLY modern Disney sitcom that I like. This show is actually GOOD, and for once the actors can ACT. - Minecraftcrazy530

Have to admit I enjoyed watching this. But it went down hill in season 3 and 4

Yay my childhood!

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44 Boy Meets World Boy Meets World

Are you kidding me this has to be the best show ever

Best show ever. Hilarious all the way through as it expresses life and passion. I think Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel did a great job along with the rest of the cast.

This show was my childhood, it's hilarious and so entertaining. Definitely the best show ever! This will always be my favorite show.

This in my opinion is the best show of all time but I understand it not being everyones favourite. But it deserves to be in the top 10 sitcoms of all time. #44 is an actual joke.

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45 Mr. Bean Mr. Bean The title character, played by Rowan Atkinson, is a childish buffoon who brings various unusual schemes and contrivances to everyday tasks. He lives alone at the address of Flat 2, 12 Arbour Road, Highbury, and is almost always seen in his trademark tweed jacket and a skinny red tie. He also usually more.

Rowan Atkinson gives a phenomenal and hilarious performance as Mr. Bean.

British comedy at its best, it's a family sitcom, no bad stuff for kids, and a laugh for everyone, Rowan Atkinson is the one and only, it's a true shame its stopped now.

This show is hilarious. Mr bean is a man who hardly talks and goes on adventures usually stuffing things up and causing disaster in the wake. Mr bean is a show that every person should watch

This show is complete genius. Think about it, a sitcom that rarely uses any words. Rowan Atkinson is a comical genius.

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46 Will and Grace Will and Grace Will & Grace is an American sitcom created by Max Mutchnick and David Kohan about the relationship between best friends Will Truman (Eric McCormack), a gay lawyer, and Grace Adler (Debra Messing), a straight interior designer. It was broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1998 to May 18, 2006, for a total more.

Karen and Jack were very funny on this show. Will and Grace did have their moments where they were funny sometimes but Karen and Jack are the ones who really stole the show. I especially loved how other characters always joked about Karen being evil like saying she was a witch and a vampire and even in one episode she herself claimed that she made some kind of deal with the devil so that she would live forever haha.

Um... THIS IS ONLY THE GREATEST SHOW ON TELEVISION! The humor, the wit, the character interaction, and the story for it's time was pure gold. I watch this show at least once a day if not for episodes at a time, I know every line.

Will and Grace is the best sitcom ever made! It's never boring like a lot of the ones, and it tackles major social issues (With a smile and a laugh) No other show does that.. :) And yes, Karen Walker does indeed rule! Laugh out loud

Corny as hell

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47 Roseanne

Roseanne is the best show EVER.. How can it be so low on the list?
Laurie metcalf, john goodman and roseanne made that show incredible
No other shows compete in my opinion : )

WHAT?!?!? Number 29? It is, perhaps, the only believable sitcom ever, (UNTIL the last season) but the other seasons trumped that one!

Hello this is the best show ever! Its hilarious and still serious at the same time I love Jackie and Darlene


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48 NewsRadio

This show has one of the best ensemble casts in a sitcom--bar none! An office of quirky, funny, and relatable characters. Re-live the hilarity through Instant Netflix.

Come on, this show should be right up there with Seinfeld, not number 1, i would say number 2. Not enough people know about or remember this show. RIP PHIL HARTMAN.

Should be at least on the Top 5... The first three seasons were as good as a sitcom can be.

Sooo underrated. This show was hilarious all the way through even after Hartman died. - Jahamilton77

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49 New Girl New Girl New Girl is an American sitcom television series that premiered on Fox on September 20, 2011. Developed by Elizabeth Meriwether under the working title Chicks & Dicks, the series revolves around a kooky teacher Jess after she moves into a Los Angeles loft with three men, Nick, Schmidt, and Winston; more.

Zooey Deschanel's character is really cute and she's not afraid of nerdy glasses or making fool of herself. - alinaschneider

It's a great show can't believe it's not in the top 10! Nick and Schmidt are hilarious and it's impossible not to love Jess

Best unique comedy.. Almost like seinfeld without a concept.. and good

Laugh out loud funny. Definitely in my top 10. Funnier than Friends ever was.

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50 The Dick Van Dyke Show

I believe the old shows (Dick Van Dyke and I Love Lucy) are being shorted on this list since they are from so long ago. Both easily belong in the top 10 list - the writing was superb for both series.

Amazing this wasn't on the list. Best ensemble cast of all time (DVD, MTM, Maury Amsterdam, Carl Reiner, Rose Marie, Richard Deacon)

Superb writing, superb acting. The average person could see himself in these sorts of situations.

Incredible writing, acting and hilarious situations. I recently purchased 86 episodes. The Dick Van Dyke Show will always be Number One in my books! A wonderful collaboration of amazing talents.

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51 George Lopez George Lopez

Oh my god, are you kidding me, 69, I would have at least guessed it was in the top 20, but 69, come on people, this is one of the best and funniest shows I have ever seen in my life. George is funny, Benny's a drunk, and Max and Carmen are annoying, can't get enough of George picking on his own kids.

Redd Fox & George Lopez are the funniest actor/ comedians in a sitcom ever & I'm a white dude & I know that. Lopez had Ernie & Fred had Grady. Then they had a women like Esther & Bennie that could play the part.

come on 102nd I think it should be at least in the top 10

Having Low Rider as the theme song is a plus!
Also, why isn't this higher!? - SharkBite

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52 Joey

If this show had not been cut it would have been the best ever. matt leblanc was perfection in his role as joey from friends...

This is one of the best sitcoms ever jajaj it almost made me forget FRIENDS (unforgettable)!

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53 Da Ali G Show

Not a sitcom.

Dis is epic lmao

54 Family Ties


I don't know how people don't rate. It's the best show ever without any doubt. Nowadays, no sitcoms really say anything about our social problems, but Family Ties used to point at those problems.

Good show with really Bad acting. Anything with Meredith Baxter is suspect.

Amazing show! Almost cried at the finale

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55 Raising Hope

You can learn American conscience from this show. As a foreigner living far from the states, I wish to see American people like the characters on this show. Crazy but caring, laid back but hard working to support the people they love.

Simply hilarious I every single way

Absolutely fantastic show hilarious characters. I watch this all the time and wish more episodes were out it's the greateset

Aw - Ilovedolphins4b

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56 Buffy the Vampire Slayer

I wouldn't call it a sit com but it's excellent none the less. The vampire fight scenes are pretty cool but what makes this show so great are the interactions between characters.

Way too violent and disturbing, it has bad effects on your life.

Why is this Fantasy in a Comedy list? It had some humour, but not enough to be a comedy, let alone a sitcom. - GodSlayer

I thought this was more of a fantasy show than comedy but whatever.

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57 My Name Is Earl

Always cracks me up. Earl's trying to be a better person is always funny and creative.

Creative, good morals, GREAT characters, very good plots. With some dark points in the third season is still in the top 3.

A noble enterprise done with humor and sometimes pathos. - mgenet

I'm surprised at myself for enjoying this so much. - GodSlayer

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58 Taxi

To the poster before, you sir are an idiot, the show only got better, Taxi is to comedy, what Star Trek is to Science Fiction.

Way to low on the list, set the standard for everything that came after.

Taxi #53? A very clever comedy with a great cast.

Definitely The best show on T.V. at the time. it was top rated then and it should be one of the best rated now

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59 IT Crowd

The IT Crowd is so funny. I love every episode. I wish more sitcoms could be as original as this. Coming from the same team as Father Ted, it still equals it and is brilliant in its own right.

How is this show not up higher at least number 2 behind seinfeld it is very funny and the whole show builds up to an apex of funny (much like seinfeld. fourth season sucked though.

I understand why most Americans didn't watch it when it first aired, but it's on Netflix now. Watch it! Hysterically funny; should be Top 10.

This sitcom should ne much higher up! It gives credit to intelligent computer geeks and shows them as quirky but loveable

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60 The Inbetweeners

I'm assuming this is the uk version, in which case it should at least be in the top 20, it's quite possibly the funniest T.V. show I've seen, alongside the IT crowd and the big bang theory

It's so funny some of the situations that will jay Simon Neil get themselves into is absolutely genius and hilarious

The funniest T.V. show I've ever seen, made me almost cry with laughter. It's original, and it has none of that canned laughter crap. It's a shame they only made 18 episodes, but I can't wait for The Inbetweeners Movie 2.

The inbetweeners uk version should be in the top ten

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