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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. 124
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    2. 66
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      Benson

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    4. 41
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      Bosom Buddies

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    6. 87
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      1993 More
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    7. 103
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      1997 More
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    8. 64
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      Full House

      1987 More
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    9. 148
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      1965 More
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    10. 94
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      1985 More
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    11. 22
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      1991 More
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    12. 58
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    13. 105
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      1962 More
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    14. 73
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    15. 156
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    17. 108
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    18. 80
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      1996 More
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    19. 153
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      Sports Night

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    20. 143
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      1952 More
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    21. 55
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      1969 More
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    22. 75
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      1995 More
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    23. 95
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      1977 More
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    24. 36
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      1988 More
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    25. 47
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    26. 150
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    27. 61
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    28. 136
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    29. 85
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      Roseanne

      1988 More
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    31. 63
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      1989 More
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    33. 145
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    34. 46
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      1970 More
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    35. 18
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    36. 86
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    37. 90
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    38. 17
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    39. 24
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    40. 42
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    41. 100
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    42. 118
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      Are You Being Served?

      1972 More
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    43. 62
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      1975 More
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    44. 68
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      2001 More
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    45. 122
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      1990 More
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    46. 140
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      Extras

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    47. 131
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      1992 More
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    48. 8
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    49. 127
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    50. 152
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