Best Comedy Series of All Time

Best Comedy Series
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Fleabag (2016)
100%

#100
Synopsis: A dry-witted woman, known only as Fleabag, has no filter as she navigates life and love in London while trying... [More]
Directed By: Harry Bradbeer

Mork & Mindy (1978)
90%

#99
Synopsis: Mork, an alien from the planet Ork on a mission to Earth to study human behavior, travels to 1970s Boulder,... [More]

Murphy Brown (1988)
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#98
Synopsis: Murphy Brown is the star reporter of "FYI," a newsmagazine series. Murphy is sarcastic, ambitious, often self-involved and bossy --... [More]

The Odd Couple (1970)
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#97
Synopsis: One is neat, one is a slob. Both are divorced and need a place to stay. That's how fussy photographer... [More]

Frontline (1994)
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#96
Synopsis: A satirical look at the ratings-obsessed world of TV news starring Rob Sitch and Jane Kennedy.... [More]

Outnumbered (2007)
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#95
Synopsis: South London parents Pete and Sue Brockman struggle to get through the day raising three rambunctious children in this British... [More]
Directed By: Andy Hamilton, Guy Jenkin

Soap (1977)
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#94
Synopsis: This classic comedy series is a satire on all the daytime soaps out there. The stories revolve around a rich... [More]

#93
Synopsis: Bernie and his wife, Wanda, reluctantly step into the role of parents when his sister drops off her three kids... [More]
Directed By: Larry Wilmore

Barney Miller (1975)
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#92
Synopsis: The series focuses on life in Greenwich Village's 12th Precinct station house. Initially, it looks at Capt. Barney Miller and... [More]
Directed By: Danny Arnold, Noam Pitlik

Mom (2013)
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#91
Synopsis: Bonnie, a recovering alcoholic, focuses on her marriage to her husband, Adam, and on what she wants to be now... [More]

Rick and Morty (2013)
93%

#90
Synopsis: After having been missing for nearly 20 years, Rick Sanchez suddenly arrives at daughter Beth's doorstep to move in with... [More]
Directed By: Dan Harmon, Justin Roiland

Please Like Me (2013)
100%

#89
Synopsis: Twentysomething Josh is going through a number of big changes as he navigates his first decade of adulthood. After being... [More]

#88
Synopsis: The Cleavers they ain't. Mom is a screaming control freak, Dad is a goofy human hairball, oldest son Francis escaped... [More]

Rake (2010)
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#87
Synopsis: A brilliant barrister battles his self-destructive tendencies.... [More]

Night Court (1984)
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#86
Synopsis: Honorable Judge Harry T. Stone is a young, hip, jeans-wearing liberal eccentric presiding over the night shift of a Manhattan... [More]

BoJack Horseman (2014)
92%

#85
Synopsis: A humanoid horse, BoJack Horseman -- lost in a sea of self-loathing and booze -- decides it's time for a... [More]

#84
Synopsis: When their elderly vicar passes away, congregation members in Dibley are surprised to find that a woman has been assigned... [More]

Spaced (1999)
100%

#83
Synopsis: Outsiders Tim and Daisy meet by chance and pose as a professional couple to obtain an apartment.... [More]

Family Guy (1999)
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#82
Synopsis: This animated series features the adventures of the Griffin family. Endearingly ignorant Peter and his stay-at-home wife, Lois, reside in... [More]

The Thick of It (2005)
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#81
Synopsis: "The Thick of It" satirizes the inner workings of modern British government, with the focus on the fictitious Department of... [More]

#80
Synopsis: This sitcom chronicles the misadventures of teenager Chris as he grows up in 1980s Brooklyn. Chris is surrounded by eccentric... [More]

Police Squad! (1982)
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#79
Synopsis: Bumbling detectives solve puzzling cases filled with sight gags.... [More]

The Jeffersons (1975)
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#78
Synopsis: "We're moving on up, to the East Side, to a deee-luxe apartment in the sky ... ." This spinoff from... [More]

#77
Synopsis: Ray Barone is a successful sports writer and family man who deals with a brother and parents -- who happen... [More]

Futurama (1999)
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#76
Synopsis: Accidentally frozen, pizza-deliverer Fry wakes up 1,000 years in the future. He is taken in by his sole descendant, an... [More]

Search Party (2016)
96%

#75
Synopsis: The disappearance of former college acquaintance Chantal leads several 20-somethings to get entangled in the mystery of how she went... [More]

Master of None (2015)
94%

#74
Synopsis: Comic Aziz Ansari and writer Alan Yang are the creators of this Netflix-original comedy, which is loosely based on Ansari's... [More]

Mr. Bean (1990)
100%

#73
Synopsis: The misadventures of a bumbling loner.... [More]
Starring: Rowan Atkinson
Directed By: John Birkin

Insecure (2016)
96%

#72
Synopsis: Modern-day black women might be described as strong and confident; in other words, just the opposite of Issa and Molly.... [More]

GLOW (2017)
93%

#71
Synopsis: Alison Brie stars as Ruth Wilder, an out-of-work actress living in Los Angeles in the '80s. Wilder finds an unexpected... [More]

Barry (2018)
99%

#70
Synopsis: Disillusioned at the thought of taking down another "mark," depressed, low-level hit man Barry Berkman seeks a way out. When... [More]
Directed By: Alec Berg, Bill Hader

Freaks and Geeks (1999)
100%

#69
Synopsis: Growing up circa 1980, a misfit high-school student and his pals are probably destined to become new media millionaires, but... [More]
Directed By: Judd Apatow, Jake Kasdan

Girls (2012)
89%

#68
Synopsis: An aspiring writer and her three friends, all in their early 20s, together try to make sense of what life... [More]
Directed By: Judd Apatow, Jenni Konner

Martin (1992)
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#67
Synopsis: Stand-up comedian Martin Lawrence drives this irreverent sitcom as a sexist, cocky and wisecracking radio station talk show host. His... [More]

Catastrophe (2015)
98%

#66
Synopsis: During a business trip in London, an American named Rob meets Sharon, an Irish teacher with whom he shares incredible... [More]

The Wonder Years (1988)
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#65
Synopsis: "The Wonder Years" tracks life in the turbulent late 1960s and early '70s through the eyes of the increasingly less... [More]
Directed By: Bob Brush

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
95%

#64
Synopsis: The detectives of Brooklyn's 99th Precinct -- hotshot Jake Peralta, overachiever Amy Santiago, tough-as-nails Rosa Diaz, sweetheart Charles Boyle, devoted... [More]

Sex and the City (1998)
70%

#63
Synopsis: A sex columnist, Carrie Bradshaw, and her three friends -- Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda -- explore Manhattan's dating scene, chronicling... [More]

Synopsis: The antithesis of the loving "Cosby Show" family, "Married ... With Children" focused on the Bundys, a suburban Chicago family... [More]

The Golden Girls (1985)
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#61
Synopsis: Four mature women live together in Miami and experience the joys and angst of their golden years. Strong-willed Dorothy, spacey... [More]

#60
Synopsis: Derek "Del Boy" Trotter is a fast-talking market trader living in South London with his younger brother, Rodney. In order... [More]

#59
Synopsis: Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced Bouquet, if you please) lives to impress. And she has no patience for people who pretend to... [More]
Directed By: Harold Snoad

#58
Synopsis: Cutting edge musical comics Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement travel from their native New Zealand to New York in search... [More]

Synopsis: Will Smith more or less plays himself in this good-natured NBC sitcom. As the show's popular theme song explains, fictional... [More]

The Inbetweeners (2009)
83%

#56
Synopsis: Those who remember the awkward years of adolescence can relive those painful days in this British comedy series, where the... [More]

Broad City (2014)
99%

#55
Synopsis: The critically acclaimed Web series "Broad City" moves to Comedy Central as a half-hour scripted series. It's created by and... [More]

Gavin & Stacey (2007)
97%

#54
Synopsis: After they fall in love over long-distance business phone conversations, young Englishman Gavin Shipman and winsome Welsh lass Stacey West... [More]

NewsRadio (1995)
95%

#53
Synopsis: "NewsRadio" showcases the hilarious antics of staffers at WNYX, the fictional No.2 news radio station serving New York. The characters... [More]

#52
Synopsis: Edmund Blackadder serves as butler to the Prince of Wales in Regency England.... [More]
Directed By: Mandie Fletcher

Will & Grace (1998)
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#51
Synopsis: In the original eight-season run of this groundbreaking sitcom, best friends Will, a meticulous corporate lawyer, and Grace, a neurotic... [More]

Best Comedy Series
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