The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History TV Programs
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The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History

List Criteria: Situational Comedies only. (No Dramas, Procedurals etc.)

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 is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 125
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    Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.

    1964 More
    39
  2. 158
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    Down 173
    1998 More
    30
  3. 106
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    The Love Boat

    1977 More
    44
  4. 61
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    1975 More
    58
  5. 70
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    Hogan's Heroes

    1965 More
    56
  6. 14
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    Down 917
    1990 More
    79
  7. 71
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    2002 More
    56
    added by: HenryMorgan
  8. 86
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    1993 More
    51
  9. 58
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    1982 More
    60
  10. 82
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    1989 More
    52
  11. 155
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    2006 More
    31
    added by: JordanAnderson
  12. 144
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    1982 More
    33
    added by: LiliaLoewenberg
  13. 143
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    1987 More
    34
    added by: LiliaLoewenberg
  14. 17
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    2001 More
    78
  15. 81
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    1996 More
    52
  16. 4
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    2007 More
    95
  17. 83
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    1984 More
    52
  18. 98
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    Batman

    1966 More
    46
  19. 77
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    1957 More
    54
  20. 114
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    The Monkees

    41
  21. 44
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    1996 More
    66
  22. 134
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    2004 More
    35
    added by: alfeyerabend
  23. 126
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Flight of the Conchords

    2007 More
    38
  24. 153
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    Down 72
    1980 More
    32
  25. 46
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    Down 490
    1977 More
    65
  26. 75
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    1995 More
    54
  27. 141
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    2002 More
    34
    added by: Tiger8989
    George Lopez is an American sitcom starring comedian George Lopez. The show originally aired ... more
  28. 32
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    1961 More
    68
  29. 10
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    2005 More
    81
  30. 41
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    1964-09-18 More
    67
  31. 48
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    1964 More
    64
  32. 131
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    1980 More
    37
  33. 99
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    1997 More
    45
  34. 145
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    1996 More
    33
  35. 9
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    1984 More
    81
  36. 102
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    1996 More
    44
    added by: JordanAnderson
  37. 53
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    Down 720
    2009 More
    61
  38. 146
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    2002 More
    33
    added by: JordanAnderson
  39. 88
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    1992 More
    50
  40. 133
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    1998 More
    35
    added by: whodat9587
  41. 1
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    1994 More
    100
  42. 138
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    1997 More
    34
    added by: JoniChristophersen
  43. 54
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    The King of Queens

    1998 More
    61
  44. 22
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    1991 More
    76
  45. 157
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    Down 29
    1990 More
    30
    added by: looksharp
  46. 78
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    2004 More
    53
  47. 7
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    1951 More
    83
  48. 84
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    1988 More
    51
  49. 140
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    Down 216
    1965 More
    34
  50. 89
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    often listed
    New Girl

    2011 More
    50
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