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. 107
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    1972 More
    46
  2. 183
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    1982 More
    31
  3. 159
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    2002 More
    34
    added by: JordanAnderson
  4. 114
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    2002 More
    45
    added by: JordanAnderson
  5. 153
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    ranked low on reranks
    Workaholics

    2011 More
    36
    added by: whodat9587
  6. 78
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    1995 More
    56
  7. 16
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    Happy Days

    1974 More
    79
  8. 48
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    1955 More
    67
  9. 62
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    1987 More
    60
  10. 50
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    1965 More
    66
  11. 122
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    1964 More
    42
  12. 113
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    1960 More
    45
  13. 51
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    1962 More
    65
  14. 139
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    1963 More
    38
  15. 184
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    1976 More
    31
  16. 91
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    1974 More
    53
  17. 103
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    2011 More
    48
    added by: AliJaaphar
    Kat Dennings , Beth Behrs
  18. 111
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    2007 More
    46
    added by: chenmae
  19. 79
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    1989 More
    56
  20. 11
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    2005 More
    82
  21. 109
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    Benson

    1979 More
    46
  22. 29
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    1964 More
    71
  23. 73
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    2000 More
    57
  24. 87
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    2004 More
    53
  25. 156
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    Down 35
    1990 More
    34
    added by: looksharp
  26. 161
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    2008 More
    33
    added by: JordanAnderson
  27. 32
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    1982 More
    69
  28. 142
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    1985 More
    37
    added by: JordanAnderson
  29. 10
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    1971 More
    82
  30. 149
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    2005 More
    36
    added by: vanstateng
  31. 168
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    new! The Wire

    2002 More
    32
    added by: vanstateng
  32. 24
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    2003 More
    74
  33. 175
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    1977 More
    31
  34. 85
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    1985 More
    54
  35. 104
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    Down 184
    1996 More
    48
    added by: JordanAnderson
  36. 92
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    Down 167
    2009 More
    52
    added by: kevinwilson30185
  37. 18
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    2001 More
    79
  38. 68
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    1978 More
    59
  39. 112
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    2005 More
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  40. 132
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    1992 More
    39
    added by: TarezWimberly
  41. 155
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    2003 More
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    added by: AvalonBrownProvin
  42. 172
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    1990 More
    31
  43. 93
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    2005 More
    52
    added by: gschwayze
  44. 90
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    1989 More
    53
  45. 28
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    2000 More
    71
  46. 44
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    1999 More
    68
  47. 148
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    1980 More
    36
  48. 174
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    The Mr. Potato Head Show

    1998 More
    31
    added by: CraigMiller
  49. 134
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    2001 More
    39
  50. 55
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    1972 More
    63
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