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The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best Situation Comedy TV series.

The very best situation comedy shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest situation comedy shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular situation comedy TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining situation comedy show of all time is. Don't let your favorite situation comedy television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of situation comedy television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

These shows, like Home Improvement and Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best situation comedy show of all time?" and "What are the greatest situation comedy shows?"
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    The Office is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #82 on the original list
    Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook

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    Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #1 on the original list
    Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards

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    Frasier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #13 on the original list
    Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

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    Cheers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #4 on the original list
    Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

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    The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #5 on the original list
    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan

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    The Cosby Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #25 on the original list
    Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam

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    Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #22 on the original list
    Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

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    How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #10 on the original list
    Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders

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    The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #21 on the original list
    Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan

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    I Love Lucy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #9 on the original list
    Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance

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    M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #6 on the original list
    Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi

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    Laverne & Shirley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #71 on the original list
    Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander

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    Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #36 on the original list
    Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter

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    All in the Family is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #15 on the original list
    Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner

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    Everybody Loves Raymond is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #8 on the original list
    Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett

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    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #14 on the original list
    Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro

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    That '70s Show is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #7 on the original list
    Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis

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    Growing Pains is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows
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    Newhart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #56 on the original list
    Bob Newhart, Mary Frann, Tom Poston

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    Gilligan's Island is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #35 on the original list
    Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus

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    The Drew Carey Show is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #61 on the original list
    Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Ryan Stiles

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    The Flintstones is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #39 on the original list
    Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl

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    Taxi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #23 on the original list
    Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito

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    The Andy Griffith Show is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #26 on the original list
    Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts

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    Night Court is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #41 on the original list
    Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll

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    Friends is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #2 on the original list
    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow

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    The Beverly Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #45 on the original list
    Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan

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    The Odd Couple is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #52 on the original list
    Jack Klugman, Tony Randall, Penny Marshall

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    The Facts of Life is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #97 on the original list
    Lisa Whelchel, Kim Fields, Mindy Cohn

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    Happy Days is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #24 on the original list
    Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross

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    Home Improvement is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #19 on the original list
    Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson, Earl Hindman

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    The Jeffersons is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #66 on the original list
    Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Marla Gibbs

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    Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #17 on the original list
    Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen

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    Scrubs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #12 on the original list
    Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke

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    Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #79 on the original list
    Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels

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    The Office is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #11 on the original list
    Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

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    Mr. Bean is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #63 on the original list
    Rowan Atkinson, Robin Driscoll, Matilda Ziegler

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    Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #31 on the original list
    Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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    Sanford and Son is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #59 on the original list
    Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page

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    The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #43 on the original list
    John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy

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    Two and a Half Men is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #38 on the original list
    Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher, Angus T. Jones

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    Futurama is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #46 on the original list
    Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

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    Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #28 on the original list
    Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf

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    King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

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    Malcolm in the Middle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #27 on the original list
    Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston

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    Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #72 on the original list
    Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North

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    Married... with Children is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #16 on the original list
    Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal

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    The King of Queens is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #49 on the original list
    Kevin James, Leah Remini, Jerry Stiller

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    WKRP in Cincinnati is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #34 on the original list
    Gary Sandy, Gordon Jump, Howard Hesseman

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    Murphy Brown is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Situation Comedy TV Shows

    #75 on the original list
    Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli

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