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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. 164
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    2003 More
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  2. 110
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  3. 67
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  4. 159
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  5. 145
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    My Favorite Martian

    1963 More
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    added by: AvalonBrownProvin
  6. 24
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    1978 More
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  7. 44
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    1970 More
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  8. 39
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    1988 More
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  9. 150
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    1982 More
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  10. 158
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    added by: JordanAnderson
  11. 56
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    1969 More
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  13. 61
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  14. 41
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    George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired ... more
  17. 75
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  18. 160
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    1984 More
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  19. 119
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    1998 More
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  20. 131
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    Becker

    1998 More
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  21. 153
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    1980 More
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  22. 139
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    Extras

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  23. 154
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    1992 More
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    added by: TarezWimberly
  24. 99
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    1974 More
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  25. 54
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    1972 More
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    30 Rock

    2006 More
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  29. 48
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  30. 105
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    added by: woody
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  33. 79
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  34. 68
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    Maude

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  37. 36
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  38. 147
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    about to drop off
    Mister Ed

    1961 More
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    The Phil Silvers Show

    1955 More
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  40. 155
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    1987 More
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    added by: LiliaLoewenberg
  41. 81
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  42. 90
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  43. 111
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    Just Shoot Me!

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  44. 14
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    1990 More
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  45. 116
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    1964 More
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  46. 118
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  50. 133
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