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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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    Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer

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    Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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    Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker

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    Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon

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    Mila Kunis, Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane

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    Heather Graham, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke

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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Adam Sandler

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    Alan Alda, David Ogden Stiers, Jamie Farr

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    Charlize Theron, Ron Howard, Portia de Rossi

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    Mos Def, Dave Chappelle, Charlie Murphy

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    Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance

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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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    Milla Jovovich, Fergie, Christina Applegate

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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    John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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    ranked low on reranks Sofía Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Julie Bowen

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    Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway

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

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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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    Katey Sagal, Frank Welker, Billy West

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    Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett

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    Stephen King, Brittany Murphy, Kelsey Grammer

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    Emma Stone, Hayden Panettiere, Bryan Cranston

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    Bill Cosby, Raven-Symoné, Lisa Bonet

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    added by bojanthebest Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan

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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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    Rob Reiner, Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton

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    Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

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    Bob Newhart, Suzanne Pleshette, Marcia Wallace

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    often listed Loni Anderson, Jan Smithers, Howard Hesseman

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    added by Jim12 Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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    added by Emmahyacinth Will Smith, Nia Long, Tatyana Ali

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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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    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson

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    Paul Dinello

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    Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie

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    Tina Louise, Dawn Wells, Jim Backus

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    added by gamedemon24 Ron Howard, Andy Griffith, Clint Howard

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    Jim Cummings, Ken Weatherwax, Anjelica Huston

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    Max Baer, Kathleen Freeman, Buddy Ebsen

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    added by ChangesDownClub Drew Carey, Craig Ferguson, Christa Miller

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    Penny Marshall, Jack Klugman, Tony Randall

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    added by Countermoon Mary Tyler Moore, Betty White, Ed Asner

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    Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Audrey Meadows

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