Top Ten Comedy Shows of All Timexdogg
The Top Ten
For a show about nothing, it sure was funny. Jerry, George, Kramer, and Elaine are the greatest comedy quartet of all time, each an iconic T.V. character. I could go on, but in the interest of being succinct... Yada yada yada, greatest T.V. comedy ever. - LukeDaDuke2
I can literally not believe that Seinfeld was not number one on the list. There wasn't any of these other shows that could have existed without Seinfeld blazing the trails of comedy.
There is something truly unique about the way Seinfeld approaches comedy. And notice that it's main characters are all rather "bad" people. I see numerous comedies today that emulate the Seinfeld formula well, for instance "Sunny in Philly" and "The League" both seem to owe quite a bit to Seinfeld.
To be honest, this should be number one. I don’t like friends all that much. Seinfeld never failed to make me laugh - KingSlayer93316V 60 Comments
I love Friends show. It is like my best friend! I have it all loaded in my pc and I need to watch one episode daily at the end of my day. Its hilarious and you can totally connect to it. Even though it has been many years since it went off, it still feels like it's so new and contemporary. Its simply wow..! A real fun treat for 21 minutes..! It has got everything in it..! Makes you laugh and forget everything else you carry in your head.
True! And it's hard to watch just 1 episode. You will always be wanting to watch one more.
I was not even born when Friends came out in 1994 and in 2004 when it ends I was a little kid.. But then a started seeing it and.. Waoh now I really love it, I enjoy every time I see it!
The best comedy of all time. Is friends. My Favorited character. Is Ross he is so funny. And Every time. I see him he just makes me laugh
World best comedy show... Without any doubtV 298 Comments
There's a reason why it will have 25 seasons and over 550 episodes, because it's the best comedy show ever. No other show can compete with the amount of talent this show brings to ever episode.
Seriously? South Park better than Simpsons? The Simpsons are America's most loved family. They've got the most number of characters. Homer Simpson is the funniest guy on earth... I think Two and a half men, The Outdoor man, Home Improvement, Arrested Development and Everybody loves Raymond must be on the top ten too - shp021196
You can't beat the Simpsons. They have done everything possible and continue to do more even if quality has dropped a bit.
You just can't beat a classic like this! - mimitchi33V 35 Comments
the office?... friends?...
PETER GRIFFIN IS THE MAN! - uZi91
The Inbetweeners, Malcolm In The Middle and Family Guy, my favorite series of all time.
family guy I have 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 there class gettin 8 should be number 1
This is better than friendsV 21 Comments
That should be after Friends. It is LEGENDARY.
All Other Shows are LEGENDARY ADJACENT
Its Far too good
I am in love with it "
Can't compare it with any other show. It has always began with Laughter and ends with laughter
Too funny to miss!
Barney is one character that the show can't do without!
Better then Friends? That is a question most people ask me, and it is hands down better, the humour and the extremely clever writing just make it too good, how it also tackles some serious issues make your attachment with the characters grow, something which wasn't really forthcoming in the other comedies.
BarneyV 89 Comments
greatest show ever? yes! I only wish it wasn't approaching its final season! - dez
Seen every episode and I think of the older seasons as the good old days. Quote from the office:
Andy: I wish there was a way to know you're in the good old days before you've actually left them.
The best - along with arrested developement!
Makes you want to work at an office - and believe me, before I watched this show I believed that to be the worst jobs ever. (still depends though x)
Creed and Kevin are my favorite characters
Why is The Big Bang Theory above this? The Big Bang Theory sucks! TheV 63 Comments
The sheltered lives of four friends, who combined know more than you could ever hope to learn in a 100 lifetimes... Assuming you had an additional 99 lifetimes, which you don't, rendering this conversation pointless. Bazinga! - LukeDaDuke2
Though they are supposed to be called nerds, but this show portrays the hidden truth of the lives of them, and it really turns out to be hilarious. I can't think of any one reason why this show is 8th on this list ( as of now) may be it can get its much deserved #1 place.
One of the most intelligent shows on T.V.. And extremely hilarious no doubt. Timeless and unmissable.
Still funnyV 87 Comments
Family guy is not even funny its just immature rubbish. I can't belive people actually enjoy that crap. I've seen many family guy episodes and I have laughed ONCE. I've seen every South Park episode past season 2 cause 1 and 2 are old laugh out loud but I'll watch them at some stage. South Park is so funny an actually has a proper story line unlike that family guy crap
Who doesn't like it? Thanks to the show's crude and simple animation style, creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are often able to produce new installments in a matter of days, allowing them to spoof current events as they unfold. - Mandy1995
Unlike Family Guy, this show is actually funny and the quality of the storyline and gags are outstanding for a cartoon, or for a comedy show in general.
The offensive, racist and sexist humor is by far the funniest kind of humor you can expect from a T.V. show. If I had to compare it to another show, all I can think of is "the Ali G Show", by the makers of Borat, Brüno and The Dictator.
THis show is hilarious, but guy below this comment, to say that The Simpson’s is immature rubbish is kinda stupid because South Park is basically immature rubbish, except it’s actually funnyV 41 Comments
Comedy legends - John Belushi, Chris Farley, Chevy Chase, Eddie Murphy, etc. All on one stage performing some of the most iconic comedy skits of all time
It's a show that is always relevant because it brings new comedians, new writers and makes comedy for new audiences constantly. A lot of people say that the first couple of seasons were the best but that's just a personal taste. Personally, I love people like Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen and Cecily Strong because their comedic style is a better fit for my taste. That's what is great about the show - if a comedian/cast doesn't do it for you, you will definitely find someone else that you like. By saying that the show sucks now, you are being disrespectful to the hard work of the current cast. The way SNL works is just unbelievable, it's just so physically demanding and nerve wracking, I don't think most people know how the show works and how difficult it is to be a part of it.
They've been running with some of the funniest skits for over 40 years. Not even the Simpsons can compare because SNL manages to be fresh and runs even longer.
SNL is straight up one of the best T.V. show comedies,it deserves at least a place in number 3 or 4.V 1 Comment
The funniest show ever made... EVER MADE... EVERRRRR
i also enjoy the office... how I met your mother... scrubs...
BUT THIS SHOW IS FAR SUPERIOR
I'm sorry, but this show isn't just a contender. There are so many jokes in this show you'll have to watch each individual episode thousands of times to get each joke and all of them are hilarious! There is no unfunny character on this show and no unfunny episode. If anyone wanted to try this show out, I would suggest watching the first 3 seasons first. The new season was ok but for me didn't quite cut it (i wish it did). There are so many great things about this show. Give it a try if you haven't!
Puts nearly every other comedy program to shame. No show will ever top the quality of this show. It's nothing but joke after joke after joke. My favorite part is that they will use jokes from the 3 episodes ago in a new episode. I can't wait for the new episodes and the movie!
How is this not number 1 a arrested dad, a bitch, a dumbass, another dumbass, another dumbass and 1 guy to take care of them allV 23 Comments
This is the one kid show I'll probably never outgrow. The older episodes, at least. - Garythesnail
In all honesty, spongebob seasons 1-3 were the bomb! Nonstop funny. But then came the Spongebob Squarepants movie and it wasn't the same ever again. It got more kid friendly and corny that I just couldn't bear to watch it. Those first three seasons though were legendary.
SpongeBob should be in the top 5 on this list! Come on you guys! - TopTenJackson
This needs to be number 1. - LeRoiDesSapinsV 14 Comments
For a show about a bunch of psychopaths, it makes a damn good comedy. It really let's you look at what would happen if you took a situation from a 1 to and 100, and then made it a 0. From Dennis who is possibly a serial killer to the scatterbrained loveable drug addict Charlie, the characters are so well written I never feel like I'm watching a T.V. show, and thank god I am.
Nothing to learn, nothing to love. All you got to do is keep your brain in the refrigerator and watch this show, because the more you try to make sense of what the characters do, the more like them you will be. Classic comedy, great plots!
Without this show, we wouldn't have known who Charlie Day is; and that's a world I do not wish to know.
Easily the funniest show of all time, never gets old even after 30 rewatches.V 14 Comments
Great actors. Great scripts. Everything is perfect in this show. Just love it.
The best comedy show ever!
By far the best comedy show I have seen! Very funny with high quality humor.
Nice simple and great comedy seriesV 32 Comments
Stan smith is legendary
American dad is family Guy's younger, wiser, more clever, and more funny brother, who happens to have better taste
Funniest animated show on T.V. right now. If only it was more popular than its inferior counterpart, Family Guy.
Ah however said family guy is American dad inferior counterpart. ARE YOU RETARDED. DO YOU HAVE A STICK SO FAR UP YOUR ANUS IT HAS REACHED YOUR BRAIN. American DAD wouldn't HAVE BEEN CREATE IF FAMILY didn't EXIST. I recommend that you get that stick out of your anus.
I love this show. I don't watch much T.V. Because I usually find it repetitive and boring, but I have seen every episode of Scrubs. It always holds my attention, as as crazy as it usually is, it even has serious moments that really make you think. My husband and I usually make a face something like O_O several times throughout an episode.
I just love this show. Probably the only show that made me cry. You should definitely give it a shot, trust me, you won't regret it. I couldn't write a better ending even if I tried.
The best show ever. Every single person should take time on watching one show, its LEGENDARY and will win your heart like it did mine.
Such witty humour that makes u smile the hole timeV 4 Comments
I don't know why this is only 33! This is easily the funniest T.V. show ever!
Will Smith at his best
Great and funny show!
This is the best show ever & I'm from India...V 10 Comments
I can't believe sanitized and lame American comedy like Friends, How I Met Your Mother, Seinfeld and worst of all The Big Bang Theory is ranked above this. I guess seeing this on T.V. even today would blow the brains out from the bible-belt rednecks.
Truly a landmark show that still holds up today.
At least Saturday Night Live isn't on the top ten.. - tommydeath
Best comedy series ever, I am only 19 and massively in to this show, the comedy proves to be timeless and has stood the grand test of time because they have a substantially large youthful fan base. This show has paved the way for more controversial styles of comedy, this really deserves to be number 1!
Class, the best of the best, but the current comedy trend is different, therefore with the current standards, I think monty python can't be compared with the present day shows, nonetheless for someone from the 70's and the 80's, this is the best.
It's... - Mee9V 22 Comments
The Inkeepers episode in the second season is perhaps the most hilarious of all the episodes. This show is an absolute classic, every episode will make you chuckle. Also look for the "oor Jam" in season 10 I think you won't stop laughing.
A show revolving around a psychiatrist who hosts a radio call-in show, but always has something wrong in his life or on his mind that he can't let go. Full of sarcasm and witty humor, Frasier is a show that can drive you crazy... And make you laugh. - LukeDaDuke2
Frasier should be at least I the top 5 I have never missed an episode and I even watch the re runs, this show inspired me to become a psychiatrist and have better tastes in life. Not only is it funny it gives you something to ponder about everyday.
Didn't appreciate it at the time it first aired. I am in my 60s now, and can't believe how darn funny it really is. Not one time was the word vagina mentioned and it was still a very funny show!V 7 Comments
Funniest sitcom of all time hands down. No T.V. show was funnier than Martin and we might not get another on this level of funny
Friends is even funnier, if you saw Friends, you will change your mind.
This is one of the funniest classic shows I've seen. It's actually better than Fresh Prince - Mcgillacuddy
I can't stop laughing when watching this show.
I'm not a big comedy fan.. but I think this show is the funniest thing to hit our planet hands down!..V 4 Comments
This and Robot Chicken undoubtedly deserve higher placement on this list. However, Futurama furthered what Matt Groening accomplished even with the likes of the Simpsons, with utterly hilarious, but also well conceived, characters, and endlessly entertaining plotlines. The Simpsons is a classic, but which show is funnier, and more consistently so? Futurama. (Somebody with a profile, please, please, PLEASE post Aqua Teen Hunger Force. )
Smart, creative, hilarious, visually pleasing and a pop culture fan's delight. It's place on the list as of yet makes sense, though; most 'Family Guy' type audiences today ignore this comedy because it's typically non-offensive. That's why I like it; it doesn't (usually) try to be funny. It just uses setting and logical writing for humor.
The show should definitely be in the top ten. I've watched the series over six times, and I really like how it's funny every episode, yet it still can have meaning in its episodes.
Seasons 1-4 were perfect, but 5-8 were average at best with only a handful of good episodes. It should have not been revived to be honest.V 4 Comments
Best show ever, don't need to be an Englishman to enjoy this, this is great... My favorite episode Three for tea
It may not make people laugh as much but it is just better and more imaginative than the shows like family guy. I love the episode: 'To Hull and back' - thedoctor
True comedy gem by the Genius John Sullivan.
It just makes me laugh a lot... that moment when they were chased by the police and realised they weren't... that time when Rodney fell off his chair in a church thing... and that time when paper flew from out of their window... it's all funny.V 6 Comments
just the best for everything the sound effects are also great
I cannot believe my eyes, the generation actually knows about good shows!?!?! - luisprado
Deserves to be in 1
Hideously unfunny show
I love this show! It's an amazing mix of dirty humour and amusing 'real life' situations. It's very enjoyable for a laugh and some fun! The entire show appears to be dedicated to making the audience laugh at the character's dilemmas and it is very amusing to see how everyone's situation entwines and makes into a large but hilarious plot. The entire cast is very amusing and their voices, attitudes, appearances and body language portray their characters to their full potential.
I can't believe this show isn't number 1, funniest you will ever see. The show is ingenious, dirty humor might make it awkward between you and your mom. Laugh out loud watch it. Watch watch watch watch watch watch watch watch watch watch which it know! Did I mention watch the show.
Charlie lives the perfect life. Different girl every night, beach-house in Malibu, filthy rich (talking about the character, not necessarily Charlie Sheen). But he does have to put up with his brother Alan and his nephew Jake. It all makes for a funny show, even more so when Jake wasn't such a half-man any more. - LukeDaDuke2
Why is this so far? I've never laughed so hard at anything like this, shows like Friends and Seindfeld are so corny, this one is remarkable enough to survive even with its main lead character Charlie remove (Despite it not being at all the same) - Enmanu16V 39 Comments
Love love love this show doug as kevin james awesome
Good new tvshows
Best T.V. show ever so funny, good humour
I hope you guys are talking about the UK version, because it is absolutely amazing.
Greatest T.V. Show of all time. Didn't expect it to be this high but I'm happy
Why so low? You have flipping SOUTH PARK above this amazing show! It's brilliant, everyone of all ages (even though they may not admit it) loves the sarcastic and vulgar humour. It's one of the few shows I can watch every episode over and over again and it only seems to get more funny every time! Such a great show (the UK version obviously) :D
Like shameless the Yank version is bastardised version which should be destroyed, deleted beyond recovery from youtude, Amazon, Google, etc and the living swarn to secrecy.
However the origin is the dogs b - elfman73
The best by far when it comes to straight comedy, friends and the others are more feel good shows but they deserve to be first.
I STILL wish this show would get the ratings it deserves. It works because it uses its characters so well, you laugh at them just making their way through life. The characters are all so kind towards one another. It's never really mean-spirited (after the admittedly terrible first season). Best characters are Ron Swanson, April Ludgate, and Andy Dwyer. Watch it, you'll love it! Start with season 2 though.
Great cast. Hilarious scripts and original, well written jokes! Warning: Intense Laughter may occur!
Why the actual HECK is this not number 1?! AND, where the HECK is Brooklyn Nine NineV 12 Comments
I grew up on the re-runs of this excellent comedy. Each show have a take away ethical principle without being "preachy".
Love this show
Between all the circles in the basement, Red's emphatic "dumbass" remarks, and a burnt-out hippie named Leo this show has some hilarious moments. The awesome intro song also by far the best for any T.V. show ever. - LukeDaDuke2
One of the best comedy show of all time
You guys are unbelievable! This show is top 5 for sure! One of the best shows in history. I've seen every episode over and over again and I still cannot stop laughing watching it!
One of the funniest shows ever.V 10 Comments
South park should be number 1 and ed, edd n eddy should be number 2!
Cartoon Network's greatest show ever made. - nelsonerica
The fact that the US version is rated higher than this upsets me, Ricky Gervais is a comedy genius
British comedy at its best. Cringe fest.
More than just a comedy... touching, brilliantly acted and bloody great.
It's a masterpiece!V 7 Comments
I've watched every episode of this a hundred times, and it is still laugh out loud hilarious, the sign of a truly classic comedy! Without a doubt one of the greatest comedies of all time, and in my opinion it's the best ever made!
Under-ranked on this list because it is lesser known. Honestly the funniest show ever made by a long shot.
If I watched it every day, I would still laugh at it's whitty humour and hilarious plot lines. - Martinglez
Lol!V 2 Comments
Loved it simply awesome
Bill, The Rape Star - lilrocketman
Easily the smartest, most thought-provoking comedy series of all time, and it only just finished it's 2nd season.
Most funniest show I have seen in my entire life. Greatest show of all time
Greatest show on television. Complex and witty.
Best Show I've come across which is smart, funny and oh the dark humor... Burrppp! Very witty... Pickle Rick...
By far my all time favorite comedy show! I pretty much watch it whenever it's on... I just love it.
every episode is just fantastic
This is such a time honored example of silliness, hilarity, and off the wall, outlandish television comedy. It should easily be included in any list of greatest comedy shows!
Don�'t be sillly really possition 34? this is the best comedy serie of all times for me number one...-This top is for idiots and stupy fansV 9 Comments
I have never laughed out loud so much as when I watch Malcolm in the Middle! The dialogue is so fast and witty that I have to keep rewinding it to hear the jokes I missed due to my laughter drowning the next scene out. Every line is written to perfection and delivered the same way. There are almost TOO MANY funny lines in most episodes that it seems like a waste to not spread them out over many more seasons. They take every possible situation to the extreme of both poles and deliver a perfect sarcastic, satirical experience.
It is the best show ever. There is no age restriction for shows like these. Wish they extended the show.
I have never met such a hilarious yet realistic plot with lines that guarantee instant laugh out loud from the viewers. It deserves to be on the top of this list.
So funny and clever! I can't believe that this is not rated higher! And the best about it: it works perfectly without these super-annoying audience laughter sounds.
Best show ever madeV 4 Comments
What is wrong with people! This is top ten for sure!
Following Larry David in his semi-fictionalized life dealing with his wife, his manager, his manager's wife, and all the rest of the trouble he gets himself into on a day-to-day basis is always good for a laugh. - LukeDaDuke2
Its pretty pretty pretty pretty pretty pretty good
Larry David is pure genius
Hippie loves a yuppie and somehow they bring 2 hilarious families together. Classic! In my top 10 all time (my hippie wife's too).
This show is so real and down to earth and relatable! Its hilarious too! Haha there will never be a great show like this in a long time. How I Met Your Mother and the big bang theory suck compared to Everybody loves Raymond!
Captures perfectly the humor to be found in the everyday irritations of real families. Amazingly just as relevant now, as when it was made.
The best comedy ever, real life situations with hilarious scenes and great actors
About as funny as watching paint dry - DaWyteNightV 7 Comments
Seriously? #123? With 0% of the votes? Archer is a sure fire top ten. The first series is pure comedic gold. Best cartoon ever, and that's competing against South Park and Family Guy. So underrated.
41? This show is hilarious, a perfect balance between mature and immature.
It should be up there is an awesome T.V. show
Best show everV 1 Comment
Seasons 1-3 were some of the funniest shows ever committed to film. After that, it became the 'Alan Alda show' and changed from a comedy with a little bit of drama into a drama with a little bit of comedy. It became unrecognizable from the original movie it was based upon.
The show is number 40 because hardly anyone has seen it. A crying shame, that!
The writing was extremely smart and witty.
Loved this show back in 70's as a teenager;now my grown-up daughter enjoying it as much with me as it reappears on true ent; I think it got better when new set of support actors came in, they were playing more rounded characters. also liked fact that several episodes were directed by these actors, alan alda I think generous in this respect, as he was the star partV 5 Comments
This my favorite show along with home improvement and the middle. My favorite character is Michelle. This will cheer you up after you watch it. I can relate this to myself and my family. Even my 8 year brother and cousin like this show. This is a perfect family show.
This show is so good! Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen were young at the time but they were really good! It needs to be on T.V. more!
No it's not good, there are laugh tracks on almost every part & that just ruins the entertainment.
Full House is so cheesy, but it's good for young families.
�I’m so glad the Made Full House also I like Fuller House also I love the How rude Joke my favorite character is Michelle and JesseV 7 Comments
Even though this show can be hit or miss, the writing is much better than that of lazy family guy who show full songs by conway twitty. That made me want to kill myself. Also, the office is the dumbest show I've ever seen. And friends was boring. - deadgrass27
this is the funniest show of al times! - flowerchild4eva
Probably the best British comedy of all time, Fawlty Towers isn't just plain stupid like a lot of other shows higher than it on this list, it is extremely intelligent humour.
Why is this so low? The big bang theory is terrible. Call me old fashioned, but aren't sitcoms meant to be funny?
The funniest sitcom ever created bar noneV 5 Comments
Sweet and funny! Love it!
I used to what h it a lor but then I finisged all the episodes. shouldn't have been can elled so sokn - ihatetrump
Oh No! I'm Season 3, They used the wrong Season 3 intro.
No where near "In Living Color", too bad ILC was one of the best!
Was a very good show. love it.
Was a good show really loved it.
I really like it!
Was a good show - cameronduda4president
Perfect cast, perfect writing, perfect show. Så ikke tro noe annet
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