Top Ten Best Sitcoms of All Time
The Contenders: Page 9
YUCK! There's a talking dog, painful ideas & laugh sounds, please remove this from the list.
Cool show on Disney Channel
Not cool, just a dumb dog show with repetitive content & laugh tracks.
For 36 years I've earned a living in television. I've been watching sitcoms since the 1948 version of "The Life of Riley" If you want an expert opinion, Seinfeld and The Honeymooners are simply in a class by themselves. I know the younger readers may be unfamiliar with it. Well you can see it on You Tube. Gleason ad libbed most of his lines. Art Carney is considered a genius of comedy and acting ability. There was nothing quite like it before or since. Ask Jerry Seinfeld whom he would rate ahead of his and privately he'll tell you "The Honeymooners".
As sitcoms go Honeymooners is in a class by itself THE BEST ALLTIME SITCOM BAR NONE FOREVER LONG LIVE THIS CLASSIC FOR ANOTHER 50 YEARS. - scobob
Honeymooners and Seinfeld are the best ever sitcoms. Many younger folks have never even heard of this show.
Maude to Florida: When he says wife he means possession.
Walter: Maude you told me 100 times you wanted to feel possessed.
Maude: Walter Findley you know perfectly well I never said that standing up.
I liked the show as a kid, but the issue I had was determining if Maude was a dude.
This show will always get overlooked, as it did when it was on the air, but it is the best sitcom ever made. The show was fun, and interesting, and they were constantly trying new things. It portrayed possibly the most true to life couple ever seen on T.V.. Every show is about couples getting together or breaking up, this is one of the only shows about a couple actually living their lives together, and going through all the stuff we go through... Except funnier.
It's out of the frame, how usually sitcoms are planned. Here you find a funny clever couple, and new and different ways that makes me laugh and feel at ease. Is good enough to be in the first five of the rank.
The humour is subtle rather than in your face. I love How I Met Your Mother, BBT and Friends, but as far as older sitcoms go this takes the cake. Love love love love Paul and Jamie.
Loved, loved, loved that show! Mouse... Poor Murray!V 2 Comments
Every single scene is a laugh out load moment, a must watch sweeties darling.
Best show ever! The actors were fabulous and the characters were both hilarious and endearing. Love it!
Totally loved this show as a kid of the 80's! TGIF, great program lineup!
Best Sitcom From The 80's - no doubt about it!
Balki to cousin Larry: "Cousin, now we are so happy we do the dance of joy! "
#68? This show is a sitcom for intelligent adults who like great writing - there is some real crap here - Friends number 1? Yeah I guess if you're in high school or have an IQ of less than 70 it would be great. Shows like Frasier, Black Books, Blackadder, Curb and of course the seminal Seinfeld really should have top billing here
Now (1.19.15) it's number 149. And no mention in the list of "It's Gary Shandling's Show," which, along with the "Larry Sanders Show" are two of the best written comedy shows in US television history. Ah well, not everyone had the opportunity to watch Showtime and HBO shows. More's the pity--if one is never challenged by intelligent writing, the audience for such art never grows--and we end up with lists such as this one.
I agree with the first one who commented here, and now it's down at place #77? This is probably one of the best ever made sitcom. Characters like Hank Kingsley and Arthur should be put next to names like George Costanza and Cosmo Kramer.
Every episode is awesome in itself... When you watch the episode you will be totally convinced that they are a real family.. The love story that grew between Lily and Brad is so tender and sweet... All the characters are funny and there is no body like uncle Eddie in all other sitcoms
Very funny show! Loved how they told the stories... after they happened. Great characters... especially uncle Eddie and cute Brad the boy next door.
I'd kill for a new episodes.
Mind your language is an all time hit. I would watch it any day. I think it should be at least in the top 10. Mr. Brown would be fuming in his resting place right now if he saw this rating. It deserves better.
This was a hilarious sitcom. It should be in the top 20. - rugan01
Great comedy can't make fun of people anymore like they way they do it!
Ok! What is so unfunny about a bunch of foreigners learning how to speak good English. This British sitcom is so, so hilarious it will have you in stitches for ever. It deserves a place in the top 10. - StephBV 1 Comment
I have never laughed so hard and so often as I did when watching Are You Being Served. Totally a classic show. The characters just work so well together!
Why are the crappy American comedies higher than the better British comedies of the 20th century.
Brilliant writing that has aged very well along with perhaps the greatest use of double entendres of any sitcom of the past 50 years. What puts the show over the top is the acting and line delivery which is superb.V 1 Comment
I'm female and loved it too :) It had romance, relationships, and sports! Something for everyone! Jerry Van Dyke was classic on this and the challenges of the male/female dynamic was something almost everyone could relate too! An innocuous, goofy and feel-good show. I miss these!
This show includes the best of a Sitcom - physical comedy. Jerry Van Dyke was a Master at this. Coach ranks up there with I Love Lucy, Spin City, Frasier, and Everybody Loves Raymond.V 2 Comments
THE best show on T.V. back when I was growing up. I still love it today and will watch it over and over. It just never gets old for me.
One of the last great sitcoms ever.
Is this the creepy Dinosaurs, I still watched it as a kid.
If I was a toddler I would've probably preferred Barney, he looked more like a Dinosaur lol.
The TV series that became the "Naked Gun" movies. Some of the most original, insane humor on television.
Should be #1 - as funny as Naked Gun and Airplane!, made by the same people.
I think it's a travesty that this show is so lowly placed with all the rubbish that's above it. By any estimate this has to be amongst the top 5 American sit coms
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