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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    1986 More
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    It's a Great Life

    1954 More
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    1982 More
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    1977 More
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    2008 More
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    1978 More
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    1998 More
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    2008 More
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    1976 More
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    2012 More
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    Aqua Teen Hunger Force

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    2000 More
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    1975 More
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    added by: ColinBoddy
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    1999 More
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    added by: ColinBoddy
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    1983 More
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    2009 More
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  17. 166
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    Clarissa Explains It All

    1991 More
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    added by: JordanAnderson
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    Major Dad

    1989 More
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    added by: JordanAnderson
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    new! Derek

    2012 More
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    1967 More
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    The Suite Life on Deck

    2008 More
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    added by: JordanAnderson
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    2006 More
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    1990 More
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    added by: looksharp
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    2003 More
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    The Red Skelton Show

    1951 More
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    added by: Countermoon
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    2005 More
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    Sports Night

    1998 More
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    2002 More
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    Extras

    2005 More
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    1980 More
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    1996 More
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    The Weber Show

    2000 More
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    1984 More
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    Eastbound & Down

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    1952 More
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    1982 More
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    1985 More
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    added by: JordanAnderson
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    1987 More
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    2006 More
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    added by: JordanAnderson
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    2013 More
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    1987 More
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    2010 More
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    1963 More
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    2001 More
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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
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    1997 More
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    1995 More
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    1992 More
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    1965 More
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