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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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  1. 91
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    1966 More
    50
  2. 134
    Up 35
    Down 113
    1996 More
    40
  3. 45
    Up 278
    Down 133

    ranked low on reranks
    The Flintstones

    1960 More
    67
    added by: JordanAnderson
  4. 40
    Up 788
    Down 730
    1999 More
    68
  5. 145
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    Down 12

    about to drop off
    My Favorite Martian

    1963 More
    37
    added by: AvalonBrownProvin
  6. 3
    Up 1683
    Down 1118
    1989 More
    96
  7. 18
    Up 1137
    Down 982
    1997 More
    77
  8. 16
    Up 1121
    Down 1047
    1999 More
    78
  9. 112
    Up 139
    Down 260
    2005 More
    45
  10. 71
    Up 106
    Down 124
    2004 More
    56
  11. 6
    Up 1134
    Down 806
    1972 More
    84
  12. 94
    Up 138
    Down 219
    2005 More
    50
    added by: gschwayze
  13. 61
    Up 276
    Down 333
    1975 More
    59
  14. 127
    Up 46
    Down 167
    2009 More
    42
  15. 95
    Up 34
    Down 18
    1969 More
    49
  16. 75
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    Down 169
    2002 More
    55
    added by: HenryMorgan
  17. 114
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    Down 174
    1982 More
    44
  18. 39
    Up 584
    Down 511
    1988 More
    68
  19. 126
    Up 29
    Down 103
    2007 More
    42
    added by: GuyLécuyer
  20. 48
    Up 458
    Down 407
    1965 More
    64
  21. 140
    Up 120
    Down 207
    1980 More
    39
  22. 132
    Up 50
    Down 190

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The League

    2009 More
    41
  23. 17
    Up 943
    Down 757
    2001 More
    78
  24. 100
    Up 94
    Down 179
    1992 More
    48
  25. 122
    Up 152
    Down 175
    44
  26. 135
    Up 68
    Down 158
    1998 More
    40
    added by: whodat9587
  27. 12
    Up 1131
    Down 974
    1998 More
    81
  28. 13
    Up 1350
    Down 957
    2005 More
    81
  29. 56
    Up 257
    Down 306
    1969 More
    60
  30. 117
    Up 80
    Down 137
    2002 More
    44
    added by: JordanAnderson
  31. 102
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    Down 204
    1992 More
    47
    added by: DavidBarclift
  32. 8
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    Down 676
    1971 More
    83
  33. 22
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    Down 905
    2003 More
    76
  34. 155
    Up 22
    Down 70
    1987 More
    35
    added by: LiliaLoewenberg
  35. 65
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    Down 224
    1975 More
    58
  36. 131
    Up 102
    Down 184

    ranked low on reranks
    Becker

    1998 More
    42
  37. 123
    Up 134
    Down 201
    1979 More
    43
  38. 160
    Up 14
    Down 39
    1984 More
    33
    added by: AvalonBrownProvin
  39. 5
    Up 1265
    Down 809
    1982 More
    93
  40. 64
    Up 266
    Down 426

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    2000 More
    58
  41. 101
    Up 120
    Down 188
    1986 More
    47
  42. 103
    Up 151
    Down 235
    1997 More
    47
  43. 88
    Up 187
    Down 271
    1978 More
    51
  44. 15
    Up 932
    Down 799
    1996 More
    79
  45. 96
    Up 154
    Down 268
    1989 More
    49
  46. 34
    Up 542
    Down 494
    1982 More
    69
  47. 69
    Up 250
    Down 366

    often listed
    Full House

    1987 More
    57
  48. 99
    Up 170
    Down 250
    1974 More
    49
  49. 74
    Up 220
    Down 244
    1965 More
    55
  50. 93
    Up 180
    Down 219
    1985 More
    50
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