Best Comedy Series of All Time

Best Comedy Series
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The Big Bang Theory (2007)

Synopsis: A new comedy about a pair of brilliant physicists who understand how the universe works but have no clue about... [More]

Synopsis: A sitcom about a group of teenagers nearing on maturity in the 1970s. They deal with sex, drugs, and rock... [More]

Synopsis: L.A. junk dealer Fred Sanford was Norman Lear's black counterpart to Archie Bunker. The gravel-voiced widower hurled outrageous one-liners at... [More]

Newhart (1982)

Synopsis: The comedian brings his trademark gentle humor to his role as a Vermont innkeeper in this affable, long-running series, which... [More]

Synopsis: An often copied, rarely duplicated classic about TV writer Rob Petrie at home and work is as close as it... [More]

Peep Show (2003)

Synopsis: A sitcom about socially awkward and straight laced nine-to-fiver and his lazy, obnoxious roommate, a slacker who fancies himself to... [More]

Synopsis: Newhart had his first sitcom success as Chicago psychologist Bob Hartley in this ensemble gem of the 1970s. Complicating life... [More]

Coupling (2001)

Synopsis: The loves and losses of a group of friends who have little more than sex on their minds are followed... [More]
Directed By: Martin Dennis

Synopsis: Shenanigans of department-store workers are chronicled in this popular British sitcom about the constant carping between employees in Ladies Separates... [More]

Louie (2010)

Synopsis: Comedian Louis C.K. plays himself, sort of, in a sitcom about a newly single stand-up comic raising his two daughters... [More]
Directed By: Jim Norton (II)

Synopsis: The groundbreaking, multi-Emmy-winning sitcom about bigoted Archie Bunker ended TV's innocence. Its protagonist was simultaneously lovable and pathetic and, series... [More]

Synopsis: The team's antics drive this sitcom featuring classic skits and slapstick. Critics weren't wowed by the show's 52 episodes, but... [More]
Directed By: Jean Yarbrough

Synopsis: Cosby played a doctor and dad in this all-time classic, which was TV's biggest hit in the 1980s and almost... [More]

Synopsis: Gentle humor and genuinely likable characters made Mayberry a beloved fixture on the TV landscape. A Top 10 hit throughout... [More]

The Honeymooners (0)

Synopsis: Jackie Gleason was dubbed 'The Great One,' and this classic sitcom shows why. These wonderfully timeless episodes (known as the... [More]
Directed By: Frank Satenstein

Synopsis: A man named Ted tells his kids how he met the love of his life, through flashbacks, years in the... [More]

Modern Family (2009)

Synopsis: A mockumentary-style sitcom chronicling the unusual kinship of the extended Pritchett clan, a brood that includes patriarch Jay; his younger... [More]

Synopsis: Four egocentric friends run a bar together in Philadelphia and love to revel in each other's misery.... [More]

Absolutely Fabulous (1992)

Synopsis: A caustic and clever British comedy about two neurotic friends who are dedicated followers of fashion. Edina's in PR, while... [More]

The Mighty Boosh (2004)

Synopsis: Surreal comedy series following the adventures of two friends and their odd associates.... [More]

Scrubs (2001)

Synopsis: An engaging (and periodically serious) look at hospital work through the eyes of a young intern, coping with unusual challenges... [More]

Synopsis: Before spoofing late-night TV as Larry Sanders, the wry Shandling took aim at sitcom conventions. This was a hip and... [More]

Community (2009)

Synopsis: A comedy series about an oddball group of students attending a community college in Colorado.... [More]

Yes, Minister (1980)

Synopsis: The enormously popular British travails of an idealistic official who tries to run his cabinet while civil servants try to... [More]

Synopsis: One of the medium's most beloved, sharply written and performed sitcoms, about the newswoman who could turn the world on... [More]

Roseanne (1988)

Synopsis: A loving but imperfect working-class family led by its `domestic goddess' mother was the basis of this classic, long-running sitcom.... [More]

Synopsis: Set in the 1950s, Miriam "Midge" Maisel is a content wife and mother whose perfect life takes a sudden turn... [More]

Synopsis: A neurotic TV writer copes with life in L.A. in a tart, hilarious and semi-improvised sitcom that follows him dealing... [More]

The Good Place (2016)

Synopsis: Follows Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell, "House of Lies," "Veronica Mars"), an ordinary woman who enters the afterlife, and thanks to... [More]

Synopsis: Classic satire about late-night TV host Larry Sanders, a neurotic (when he's not being self-obsessive) performer. The show boasted celebrity... [More]

Silicon Valley (2014)

Synopsis: A series on the evolution of the Northern California high-tech mecca.... [More]

Synopsis: A young man leads his oddball family and their real-estate-development business following a securities-fraud fiasco that put the father in... [More]

Atlanta (2016)

Synopsis: Two cousins try to work their way up through the Atlanta rap scene.... [More]

Synopsis: A woman who lived in a cult for 15 years starts life anew in New York City in this comedy... [More]

Fawlty Towers (1975)

Synopsis: A delightfully manic British comedy about an ill-mannered innkeeper, created by and starring `Monty Python' alum John Cleese and his... [More]
Directed By: Douglas Argent, Bob Spiers

Frasier (1993)

Synopsis: Brilliant 'Cheers' spin-off in which psychiatrist Frasier Crane returns to his native Seattle, where he hosts a call-in radio show... [More]

South Park (1997)

Synopsis: An animated adult series about four potty-mouthed, trash-talking grade schoolers living in a Colorado town. Rude, crude and seriously funny,... [More]

'Allo 'Allo! (1984)

Synopsis: Broad British comedy about a rogue WWII French café owner who reluctantly aids the Resistance movement while playing host to... [More]
Directed By: David Croft, Martin Dennis

Synopsis: A mockumentary following the inner workings of the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Ind. From the creators of... [More]

30 Rock (2006)

Synopsis: A female TV writer tries to control the behind-the-scenes antics of a live, prime-time variety show and deals with interference... [More]

Veep (2012)

Synopsis: Ex-senator and now the Vice President of the United States, Selina Meyer juggles her public and private life. However, it... [More]

The Office (UK) (2001)

Synopsis: The terrific Britcom about a dysfunctional workplace from hell helped put BBC America on the TV map, attracting a wider... [More]
Directed By: Ricky Gervais

Friends (0)

Synopsis: One of television's top-ranked series and the recipient of numerous Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, "Friends" is a... [More]

Taxi (0)

Synopsis: The classic sitcom set at New York's Sunshine Cab Co. won three straight Emmys as Outstanding Comedy Series and had... [More]

The Office (2005)

Synopsis: Based on the award-winning British comedy of the same name, this acclaimed sitcom is told through the lenses of a... [More]

M*A*S*H (1972)

Synopsis: Series about Army surgeons trying to save lives, while clinging to their own sanity, in a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital... [More]

Cheers (1982)

Synopsis: This hugely successful, multi-Emmy-winning sitcom is set in a friendly Boston bar run by Sam Malone, a former Red Sox... [More]

The Simpsons (1989)

Synopsis: Matt Groening's subversive, animated satire about Springfield's hapless first family became a cult favourite when it premiered on Fox in... [More]

Synopsis: TV's first great sitcom centered on a zany New York housewife who wants desperately to get into showbiz and her... [More]

Seinfeld (1989)

Synopsis: The landmark Jerry Seinfeld-Larry David creation about four neurotic New Yorkers was ostensibly about nothing, but of course was uniquely... [More]

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