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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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    1994 More
    100
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Seinfeld

    1989 More
    99
  3. 3
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    1989 More
    96
  4. 4
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    2007 More
    94
  5. 5
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    Down 809
    1982 More
    93
  6. 6
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    Down 806
    1972 More
    84
  7. 7
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    1951 More
    84
  8. 8
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    1971 More
    83
  9. 9
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    1987 More
    82
  10. 10
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    Down 768
    1993 More
    82
  11. 11
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    1984 More
    81
  12. 12
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    1998 More
    81
  13. 13
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    2005 More
    81
  14. 14
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    1990 More
    79
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    1996 More
    79
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    1999 More
    78
  17. 17
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    2001 More
    78
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    1997 More
    77
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    2005 More
    77
  20. 20
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    1974 More
    77
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    Down 763
    2009 More
    77
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    2003 More
    76
  23. 23
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    1991 More
    76
  24. 24
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    1978 More
    75
  25. 25
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    1960 More
    73
  26. 26
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    2003 More
    72
  27. 27
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    Down 519
    1985 More
    72
  28. 28
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    1964 More
    71
  29. 29
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    1978 More
    70
  30. 30
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    Down 488
    1984 More
    70
  31. 31
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    2000 More
    69
  32. 32
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    Down 483
    1961 More
    69
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    30 Rock

    2006 More
    69
  34. 34
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    Down 494
    1982 More
    69
  35. 35
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    Down 436
    1964-09-18 More
    68
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    1972 More
    68
  37. 37
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    1996 More
    68
  38. 38
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    Down 601
    1988 More
    68
  39. 39
    Up 583
    Down 511
    1988 More
    68
  40. 40
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    1999 More
    68
  41. 41
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    Down 298
    1976 More
    67
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    1970 More
    67
  43. 43
    Up 480
    Down 396
    1955 More
    67
  44. 44
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    Down 426
    1970 More
    67
  45. 45
    Up 277
    Down 133

    ranked low on reranks
    The Flintstones

    1960 More
    67
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  46. 46
    Up 449
    Down 377
    1977 More
    66
  47. 47
    Up 456
    Down 357
    1964 More
    66
  48. 48
    Up 458
    Down 406
    1965 More
    64
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    Down 358
    1964 More
    64
  50. 50
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    2005 More
    64
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