The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History TV Programs
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The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History

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

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 is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 110
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    1972 More
    42
  2. 148
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    2002 More
    32
    added by: JordanAnderson
  3. 114
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    2002 More
    40
    added by: JordanAnderson
  4. 78
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    1995 More
    53
  5. 21
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    1974 More
    76
  6. 46
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    1955 More
    65
  7. 64
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    Full House

    1987 More
    57
  8. 51
    Up 380
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    1965 More
    62
  9. 123
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    1964 More
    39
  10. 107
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    My Three Sons

    1960 More
    43
  11. 50
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    1962 More
    62
  12. 133
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    Petticoat Junction

    1963 More
    35
  13. 94
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    1974 More
    48
  14. 96
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    2 Broke Girls

    2011 More
    47
    added by: AliJaaphar
    Kat Dennings , Beth Behrs
  15. 103
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    2007 More
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    added by: chenmae
  16. 81
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    1989 More
    52
  17. 9
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  18. 115
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    1979 More
    40
  19. 30
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    1964 More
    69
  20. 65
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    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    2000 More
    57
  21. 84
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    2004 More
    50
  22. 155
    Up 10
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    1990 More
    31
    added by: looksharp
  23. 159
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    2008 More
    29
    added by: JordanAnderson
  24. 33
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    1982 More
    68
  25. 153
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    1985 More
    32
    added by: JordanAnderson
  26. 8
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    1971 More
    82
  27. 23
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    Arrested Development

    2003 More
    74
  28. 93
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    1985 More
    49
  29. 118
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    1996 More
    40
    added by: JordanAnderson
  30. 88
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    Down 154
    2009 More
    50
    added by: kevinwilson30185
  31. 17
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    2001 More
    78
  32. 73
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    1978 More
    54
  33. 122
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    39
  34. 138
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    1992 More
    34
    added by: TarezWimberly
  35. 156
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    2003 More
    30
    added by: AvalonBrownProvin
  36. 90
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    2005 More
    49
    added by: gschwayze
  37. 95
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    1989 More
    48
  38. 28
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    2000 More
    69
  39. 38
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    1999 More
    67
  40. 151
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    1980 More
    32
  41. 154
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    2001 More
    32
  42. 54
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    1972 More
    60
  43. 14
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    1990 More
    79
  44. 74
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    1995 More
    54
  45. 97
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    Scooby-Doo

    1969 More
    46
  46. 13
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    1987 More
    80
  47. 77
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    1989 More
    53
  48. 52
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    2005 More
    61
  49. 102
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    1962 More
    44
    added by: woody
  50. 160
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    1991 More
    28
    added by: JordanAnderson
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