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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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    Make It Or Break It

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    36
    added by: oliviaronk
  2. 117
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    1975 More
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  4. 123
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    1979 More
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  5. 47
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    1964 More
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  6. 140
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    1980 More
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  7. 92
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    1993 More
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  8. 103
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  9. 69
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    Full House

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  10. 143
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    1965 More
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  11. 94
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    1985 More
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    1991 More
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  14. 105
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    1962 More
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    added by: woody
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    1978 More
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  16. 158
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    1985 More
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    added by: JordanAnderson
  17. 118
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  18. 114
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    1982 More
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  19. 81
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    1996 More
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  20. 152
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    Sports Night

    1998 More
    36
  21. 151
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    1952 More
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  22. 56
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    1969 More
    60
  23. 74
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    1995 More
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  24. 90
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    1977 More
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  25. 39
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    1988 More
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  26. 46
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  27. 153
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  28. 57
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  29. 137
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  30. 84
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    1984 More
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  31. 38
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    1988 More
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  32. 63
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    1977 More
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  33. 78
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    1989 More
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  34. 162
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    added by: Tiger8989
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  35. 44
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    1970 More
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  36. 21
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    2009 More
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  37. 97
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    2009 More
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    added by: kevinwilson30185
  38. 88
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    1978 More
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  39. 17
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    2001 More
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  40. 24
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    1978 More
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  41. 41
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    1976 More
    67
  42. 109
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    1983 More
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  43. 108
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    Only Fools and Horses

    1981 More
    46
    added by: persongee
  44. 125
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    1972 More
    43
  45. 61
    Up 276
    Down 332
    1975 More
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  46. 68
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    2001 More
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  47. 120
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    1990 More
    44
  48. 139
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    Extras

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  49. 129
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    1992 More
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  50. 8
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    1971 More
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