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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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    Maude

    1972 More
    44
  2. 107
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  4. 77
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    1995 More
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    1974 More
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  6. 43
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    1955 More
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  7. 69
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    Full House

    1987 More
    57
  8. 52
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    1965 More
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    1964 More
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  10. 106
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    1960 More
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    1962 More
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  12. 156
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    1963 More
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  13. 99
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    1974 More
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  14. 98
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    2011 More
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    added by: AliJaaphar
    Kat Dennings , Beth Behrs
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    added by: chenmae
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    1989 More
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  18. 123
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    1979 More
    43
  19. 28
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    1964 More
    71
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    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    2000 More
    58
  21. 71
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    2004 More
    56
  22. 157
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    2008 More
    34
    added by: JordanAnderson
  23. 34
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    1982 More
    69
  24. 158
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    1985 More
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    added by: JordanAnderson
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    1971 More
    83
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  27. 93
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    1985 More
    50
  28. 124
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    1996 More
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    added by: JordanAnderson
  29. 97
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    2009 More
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    added by: kevinwilson30185
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  31. 147
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    Mister Ed

    1961 More
    36
  32. 70
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    1978 More
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  33. 112
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  34. 154
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    1992 More
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    added by: TarezWimberly
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    added by: AvalonBrownProvin
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    added by: gschwayze
  37. 165
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    added by: JordanAnderson
  38. 96
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    1989 More
    49
  39. 31
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  40. 40
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    1999 More
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  41. 153
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    1980 More
    35
  42. 159
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  43. 54
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    1972 More
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    1990 More
    79
  45. 73
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    1995 More
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  46. 95
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    1969 More
    49
  47. 9
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    1987 More
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    1989 More
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  50. 105
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    1962 More
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    added by: woody
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