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The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History

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Best sitcoms ever to air on television includes some of the greatest sitcoms of all time as ranked by fans of TV. What's the best sitcom of all time? This list includes the best and most funny all-time sitcoms and funny TV shows. Anyone can vote on this list of funny sitcoms, making it a definitive representation of the Ranker community's sit-com tastes. Many people think that Friends is the best sitcome ever, while others would nominate Seinfeld or Family Matters. You can  add your own ranking of shows to nominate your favorites.

A sitcom (or situational comedy) is loosely defined as "a humorous television program based on situations that could arise in everyday life". What are the greatest sitcoms ever? You can decide for yourself what fits that term and rank as you see fit, adding what you see missing!

List Criteria: Situational Comedies only. (No Dramas, Procedurals etc.)

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      1994 More
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      Seinfeld

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      1989 More
      95
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      2007 More
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      1982 More
      92
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      1972 More
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      1951 More
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      1971 More
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      The Office

      2005 More
      77
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      1997 More
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      1974 More
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      1991 More
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      1978 More
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      1960 More
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    26. 26
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      The Golden Girls

      1985 More
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      2000 More
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      30 Rock

      2006 More
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      1972 More
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      1988 More
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      Roseanne

      1988 More
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      The Flintstones

      1960 More
      66
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    41. 41
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      1964 More
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      1976 More
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      1996 More
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      1955 More
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      1977 More
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      1964 More
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      1965 More
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      1962 More
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