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The Funniest TV Shows Ever

List Criteria: Vote up the most hilarious sitcoms, sketch shows, or other programs in television history

The funniest TV shows ever range from some of the best TV shows of recent memory to some of the best TV shows of all time. These hilarious television shows and series are the ones that make you accidentally snort your soda up your nose, spill your TV dinner, and fall off your chair from laughing. Some of these funny TV shows are so good, they'll make you want to punch a baby. Yes, punch a baby. That. Good.

From the timeless antics of I Love Lucy's Ethel and Lucy to the foul-mouthed hi-jinks of the kids from South Park to the moral depravity of the Bluth family on Arrested Development, these funny television series make the living room (or bedroom, plane, car, office, whatever..it's the digital age, we get it) a funnier place to be. Many of these amusing TV shows are still on the air (The Simpsons, Big Bang Theory), others have gone to TV heaven (Cheers, 30 Rock), and more still have been resurrected from the digital grave (Family Guy, Futurama).

What are the funniest series on TV? What is the funniest TV show ever? This list of the funniest TV shows ever looks to crown one TV show the funniest television show ever. Vote for your favorite TV show and make sure to add any funny television series that might be missing from the funniest television series list.

If you want to catch up on some of these seam busting TV shows, check out the best streaming Netflix TV shows where you'll find many of these hilarious TV series.
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    the people's #1 & most listed Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David

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    Steve Carell, Martin Sheen, Hank Azaria

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    ranked low on reranks Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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    Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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    Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer

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    Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker

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    Mila Kunis, Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane

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    Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon

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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Adam Sandler

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    Heather Graham, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke

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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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    Alan Alda, David Ogden Stiers, Jamie Farr

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Charlize Theron, Ron Howard, Portia de Rossi

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    Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Mos Def, Dave Chappelle, Charlie Murphy

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    Milla Jovovich, Fergie, Christina Applegate

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    Sofía Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Julie Bowen

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    often listed Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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    Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway

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    John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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    Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris

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    Danny DeVito, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day

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    Stephen King, Brittany Murphy, Kelsey Grammer

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    Katey Sagal, Frank Welker, Billy West

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Ed Helms, Rob Corddry, Matt Walsh

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    Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett

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    Emma Stone, Hayden Panettiere, Bryan Cranston

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    Bill Cosby, Raven-Symoné, Lisa Bonet

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    Rob Reiner, Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    added by bojanthebest Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan

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    added by WarrenMitchell Pamela Anderson, Tim Allen, Taran Noah Smith

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    Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Scott Baio

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    added by Emmahyacinth Will Smith, Nia Long, Tatyana Ali

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Lithgow, Jane Curtin

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    Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, Tony Danza

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    Loni Anderson, Jan Smithers, Howard Hesseman

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    Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Marcia Wallace

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    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

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    Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie

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    added by Jim12 Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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    often listed Paul Dinello

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    added by gamedemon24 Ron Howard, Andy Griffith, Clint Howard

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    Tina Louise, Dawn Wells, Jim Backus

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    Jim Cummings, Ken Weatherwax, Anjelica Huston

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    Max Baer, Kathleen Freeman, Buddy Ebsen

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    Penny Marshall, Jack Klugman, Tony Randall

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    added by ChangesDownClub Drew Carey, Craig Ferguson, Christa Miller

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    Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Audrey Meadows

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    Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kutcher, Jane Lynch

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