TV The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite black comedies that aired in the '80s

These are the best 1980s dark comedy TV shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. And there are a lot to pick from when it comes to the top 80s dark comedy series. Though they are extremely varied as far as subject matter is concerned, these great dark comedy shows all seem to find humor in the most taboo of subjects. Some of the best 80s dark comedy shows even use sketch comedy to poke fun at dark content.

What shows will you find on this best 1980s dark comedy TV shows list? Since its premiere in 1987, Married... With Children turned the pessimistic life of Al Bundy into comedy gold. Whether they were encountering ax murders, the man who met Andy Griffith or both, the Bundy's found humor in every situation. Beetlejuice was another good dark comedy that aired in the 80s.

Tales From the Crypt often included terrifying plotlines, but the show's host, The Cryptkeeper, introduced each tale with horrifying puns and killer jokes. Other good shows that appear on this top 1980s dark comedy TV shows list include Tales From the Darkside, Mystery Science Theater 3000 and The Kids in the Hall.

Do you have a favorite 80s dark comedy show? Vote the best series up to No. 1!

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M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows
M*A*S*H Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi

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Married... with Children is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Married... with Children Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal

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Tales from the Crypt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Tales from the Crypt John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu

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Tales from the Darkside is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows

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Elvira's Movie Macabre is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Elvira's Movie Macabre Cheech Marin, Cassandra Peterson, John Paragon

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The Kids in the Hall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows
The Kids in the Hall Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald

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Beetlejuice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows
Beetlejuice Stephen Ouimette, Alyson Court, Tabitha St. Germain

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The Tracey Ullman Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1980s Dark Comedy TV Shows
The Tracey Ullman Show racey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Sam McMurray