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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. 116
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    Sports Night

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  3. 90
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  4. 57
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    1975 More
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  5. 66
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  6. 14
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    1990 More
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  7. 75
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    added by: HenryMorgan
  8. 92
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    1993 More
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  9. 55
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    1982 More
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  10. 78
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    1989 More
    55
  11. 150
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    1982 More
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    added by: LiliaLoewenberg
  12. 155
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    1987 More
    35
    added by: LiliaLoewenberg
  13. 17
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    2001 More
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  14. 81
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    1996 More
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  15. 4
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  16. 84
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  17. 89
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  18. 76
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  19. 122
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    44
  20. 37
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    1996 More
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  21. 130
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    2007 More
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  22. 153
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    1980 More
    35
  23. 46
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    1977 More
    66
  24. 74
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    1995 More
    55
  25. 162
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    2002 More
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    added by: Tiger8989
    George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired ... more
  26. 32
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    1961 More
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  27. 13
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  28. 35
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  29. 49
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  30. 140
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  31. 103
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    1997 More
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  32. 134
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  33. 11
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    1984 More
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  34. 124
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    1996 More
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    added by: JordanAnderson
  35. 53
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  36. 107
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    added by: JordanAnderson
  37. 87
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    1992 More
    51
  38. 135
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    1998 More
    40
    added by: whodat9587
  39. 1
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    1994 More
    100
  40. 60
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    1998 More
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  41. 23
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    1991 More
    76
  42. 70
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    2004 More
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  43. 7
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    1951 More
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  44. 82
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    1988 More
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  45. 143
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  46. 86
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    2011 More
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  47. 137
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  48. 99
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  49. 20
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  50. 72
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