Best Comedy Series of All Time

Best Comedy Series
200-151 | 150-101 | 100-51 | 50-1

Fleabag (2016)
100%

#100
Synopsis: A sexually-liberated, irritable woman navigates modern life in London in this comedy. Based on Phoebe Waller-Bridge's play of the same... [More]

Mork & Mindy (1978)
95%

#99
Synopsis: The smash spin-off from a `Happy Days' episode about a wacky alien from the planet Ork and the sweet-natured woman... [More]

Murphy Brown (1988)

#98
Synopsis: Diane English's hit sitcom about the brassy star reporter for a TV newsmagazine and her coworkers. Based in Washington, D.C.,... [More]

#97
Synopsis: Two divorced New Yorkers---a slob and a fussbudget---try to live together `without driving each other crazy' in this classic sitcom... [More]

Frontline (1994)

#96
Synopsis: Comedy series satirising current affairs shows and their hosts, reporters, producers and tactics, including the use of hidden cameras and... [More]

Outnumbered (2007)

#95
Synopsis: A British comedy about a couple and their three kids.... [More]
Directed By: Andy Hamilton

Soap (0)

#94
Synopsis: An endearingly nutty (and controversial for its time) soap-opera parody focusing on two sisters, Jessica and Mary, and their respective... [More]

#93
Synopsis: The curmudgeonly comedian and his wife take in his sister's three young children in this Peabody Award-winning series. Mac's breakthrough... [More]

Barney Miller (1975)

#92
Synopsis: New York's finest make for one of sitcom's finest in this Emmy-winning ensemble show. The series was set in the... [More]

Mom (2013)
86%

#91
Synopsis: Anna Faris and Emmy® winner Allison Janney star in a new comedy from Chuck Lorre. Faris plays Christy, a single... [More]

Rick and Morty (2013)
97%

#90
Synopsis: Mad scientist Rick Sanchez moves in with his daughter's family after disappearing for 20 years and involves them in his... [More]

Please Like Me (2013)
100%

#89
Synopsis: A young adult's seemingly well-ordered life gets thrown into chaos in this comedy-drama.... [More]
Directed By: Matthew Saville

Synopsis: A delightfully off-the-wall show about a bright youngster, his brothers, goofy dad and spunky mom. Wonderfully performed and scripted, with... [More]

Rake (AU) (2010)

#87
Synopsis: In this comedy-drama series, a criminal defense lawyer takes on cases other lawyers would avoid.... [More]
Directed By: Rachel Ward, Peter Duncan

Night Court (1984)

#86
Synopsis: Courtroom shenanigans sustained this long-running sitcom about a boyish-looking judge with an unconventional manner on the bench; his Manhattan court... [More]

BoJack Horseman (2014)
92%

#85
Synopsis: Will Arnett voices BoJack, the failed legendary 90's sitcom star from the favorite family sitcom Horsin? Around, who has been... [More]

#84
Synopsis: A British series about a clergywoman serving a rural parish that consists of only six members.... [More]
Directed By: Dewi Humphreys

Spaced (1999)
100%

#83
Synopsis: Twentysomething strangers pose as a married couple to land a flat in London. Apart from keeping up appearances, the pair... [More]

Family Guy (1999)

#82
Synopsis: Animated antics of the constantly grousing Griffins, a family that put some fun in dysfunctional. While dad Peter is a... [More]

The Thick of It (2005)
85%

#81
Synopsis: This British political satire follows the mishaps of the Prime Minister's Machiavellian spin doctor Malcolm Tucker.... [More]

#80
Synopsis: A black teen in Brooklyn during the early 1980s attends a mostly white school in a sitcom "inspired by the... [More]

Police Squad! (1982)
100%

#79
Synopsis: A nutty satire of police dramas from the creators of the 'Airplane!' films, with a nonstop barrage of sight gags,... [More]

#78
Synopsis: The popular 'All in the Family' spin-off about a couple movin' on up from the Bunkers' modest Queens neighborhood to... [More]

Synopsis: Ray Romano hit the sitcom stratosphere with this gem based on his stand-up routine. It's about a Long Island sportswriter... [More]

Futurama (1999)
95%

#76
Synopsis: Sharply satiric animation about a man from 1999 who thaws out on the eve of the 31st century. An Emmy-winning... [More]

Search Party (2016)
98%

#75
Synopsis: A dark comedy that centers on four self-centered twentysomethings who gather together in the wake of their college acquaintance's vanishing.... [More]
Directed By: Sarah-Violet Bliss

Master of None (2015)
100%

#74
Synopsis: Comedy following the personal and professional challenges that face a 30-year-old New York actor, whose trials range from the immigrant... [More]

Mr. Bean (1990)
100%

#73
Synopsis: The series follows the exploits of Mr. Bean, a child in a grown man's body, who causes problems and disruption... [More]

Insecure (2016)
97%

#72
Synopsis: Two black women who are best friends navigate the pitfalls of their personal and professional lives in south Los Angeles.... [More]

GLOW (2017)
96%

#71
Synopsis: Set in Los Angeles during the 1980s, an unemployed actress hopes to find stardom by portraying a female wrestler.... [More]

Barry (2018)
99%

#70
Synopsis: A comedy about a former marine working as a hit man in the Midwest who goes to the West Coast... [More]

Freaks and Geeks (1999)
100%

#69
Synopsis: Fringe students cope with life at a Michigan high school in 1980 in this critical favorite. Stories focused on sophomore... [More]

Girls (2012)
88%

#68
Synopsis: A comedy about twentysomething women navigating their way through life in New York.... [More]

Martin (0)

#67
Synopsis: Martin Lawrence stars as a small-time talk-radio host learning the hard way that, while his listeners may admire him, it's... [More]

Catastrophe (2015)
100%

#66
Synopsis: Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan write and star in this R-rated comedy about a one-week stand between a Boston ad... [More]

#65
Synopsis: Drama about a 12-year-old boy coming of age in the late 1960s and early '70s.... [More]

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
95%

#64
Synopsis: A sitcom following the lives of a group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is... [More]

Sex and the City (1998)
71%

#63
Synopsis: The story revolves around four sassy New-York based women, Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha who are in search of love,... [More]

Synopsis: This lowbrow hit about the Bundys, TV's first family of raunch, made the new Fox network a player. The long-running... [More]

#61
Synopsis: Four mature single women share a house in Miami in a long-running ensemble sitcom that's enjoyed a resurgent popularity among... [More]

Synopsis: A comedy about a bumbling hustler searching for the ultimate deal to lift him out of a public-housing district in... [More]
Directed By: Mandie Fletcher, Ray Butt

Synopsis: A Britcom about a middle-class homemaker who aspires to high society.... [More]

#58
Synopsis: Flight of the Conchords are a New Zealand-based comedy pair composed of musicians Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement. The duo's... [More]

Synopsis: Teenage Will moves from the tough streets of West Philadelphia to a posh mansion in Bel-Air, California.... [More]

The Inbetweeners (2008)
91%

#56
Synopsis: A group of adolescents deal with their raging hormones and other pratfalls of growing up.... [More]

Broad City (2014)
99%

#55
Synopsis: The cult hit web series Broad City comes compliments of the collective brains of Abbi Jacobson + Ilana Glazer (both... [More]

#54
Synopsis: A sitcom following the adventures of Gavin and Stacey, a couple who are madly in love, and their well-meaning but... [More]

NewsRadio (1995)
95%

#53
Synopsis: A sharp cast buoyed this underrated comedy about the staff at an all-news radio station in New York City. A... [More]

The Black Adder (1983)
57%

#52
Synopsis: Biting satire of British history focuses on a weaselly liar named Edmund and his thick sidekick, Baldrick, as they stumble... [More]

Will & Grace (1998)

#51
Synopsis: Snappy hit about a straight woman and a gay man who are best friends.... [More]

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