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!
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  1. 110
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    1972 More
    48
  2. 181
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    No image
    1982 More
    32
  3. 155
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    2002 More
    38
    added by: JordanAnderson
  4. 109
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    2002 More
    49
    added by: JordanAnderson
  5. 80
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    1995 More
    57
  6. 17
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    ranked low on reranks
    Happy Days

    1974 More
    80
  7. 48
    Up 598
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    1955 More
    68
  8. 62
    Up 326
    Down 433
    1987 More
    62
  9. 50
    Up 409
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    1965 More
    67
  10. 125
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    1964 More
    44
  11. 114
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    1960 More
    48
  12. 51
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    1962 More
    66
  13. 139
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    1963 More
    41
  14. 174
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    No image
    1976 More
    33
  15. 92
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    1974 More
    54
  16. 101
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    2 Broke Girls

    2011 More
    50
    added by: AliJaaphar
    Kat Dennings , Beth Behrs
  17. 169
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    1999 More
    35
    added by: ColinBoddy
  18. 100
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    Rules of Engagement

    2007 More
    50
    added by: chenmae
  19. 78
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    1989 More
    58
  20. 10
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    2005 More
    82
  21. 107
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    1979 More
    49
  22. 29
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    1964 More
    72
  23. 71
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    2000 More
    59
  24. 79
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    2004 More
    57
  25. 160
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    Down 38
    1990 More
    37
    added by: looksharp
  26. 162
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Suite Life on Deck

    2008 More
    36
    added by: JordanAnderson
  27. 32
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    1982 More
    71
  28. 145
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    1985 More
    39
    added by: JordanAnderson
  29. 163
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    1967 More
    36
  30. 11
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    Down 918
    1971 More
    82
  31. 157
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    Down 25
    2005 More
    38
    added by: vanstateng
  32. 24
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    2003 More
    75
  33. 180
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    No image
    1977 More
    32
  34. 87
    Up 233
    Down 269
    1985 More
    55
  35. 105
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    Down 188
    1996 More
    50
    added by: JordanAnderson
  36. 91
    Up 122
    Down 171
    2009 More
    54
    added by: kevinwilson30185
  37. 18
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    2001 More
    79
  38. 68
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    1978 More
    60
  39. 113
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    Down 328
    2005 More
    48
  40. 134
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    Down 97
    1992 More
    41
    added by: TarezWimberly
  41. 159
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    2003 More
    37
    added by: AvalonBrownProvin
  42. 95
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    2005 More
    54
    added by: gschwayze
  43. 90
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    1989 More
    55
  44. 28
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    2000 More
    73
  45. 43
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    1999 More
    69
  46. 153
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    1980 More
    38
  47. 138
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    2001 More
    41
  48. 55
    Up 352
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    1972 More
    64
  49. 135
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    Down 30
    1995 More
    41
    added by: Booksflavia
  50. 14
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    Down 953
    1990 More
    81
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