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Here are the very best sketch comedy shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest sketch comedy shows also includes pictures from the shows. Popular sketch comedy TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining sketch comedy show of all time is. Don't let your favorite sketch 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 sketch comedy television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

The list includes shows like from Chappelle's Show, Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and more.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best sketch comedy show of all time?" and "What are the greatest sketch comedy shows?"

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264 135
Monty Python's Flying Circus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Monty Python's Flying Circus Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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264 146
Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Saturday Night Live Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

3
299 127
Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Chappelle's Show Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan

4
221 96
The Carol Burnett Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Carol Burnett Show Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman

5
170 102
The Kids in the Hall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Kids in the Hall Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald

6
283 107
In Living Color is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
In Living Color Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park

7
183 105
MADtv is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
MADtv Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears

8
109 87
Second City Television is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Second City Television John Candy, Robin Duke, Joe Flaherty

9
170 76
The Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Muppet Show Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

10
190 106
Key & Peele is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Key & Peele Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Ron Artest

11
130 84
The Benny Hill Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Benny Hill Show Benny Hill, Nicholas Parsons, Patricia Hayes

12
105 82
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi

13
103 104
Mr. Show with Bob and David is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Mr. Show with Bob and David Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, John Ennis

14
113 95
The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Countermoon added The Daily Show Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver

15
85 89
The Tracey Ullman Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Tracey Ullman Show racey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Sam McMurray

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67 98
A Bit of Fry and Laurie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
A Bit of Fry and Laurie Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton

17
87 119
Tosh.0 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Tosh.0 Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis

18
59 64
You Can't Do That on Televisio... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
You Can't Do That on Television Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade

19
87 81
Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Sesame Street Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney

20
30 77
Fridays is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Fridays Jack Burns, Brandis Kemp, Mark Blankfield

21
53 59
The Electric Company is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Electric Company Morgan Freeman, Joan Rivers, Bill Cosby

22
58 72
The Red Green Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Red Green Show Graham Greene, Paul Gross, Gavin Crawford

23
60 53
The Red Skelton Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Countermoon added The Red Skelton Show Ginger Rogers, Red Skelton

24
124 90
Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Robot Chicken Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer

25
56 59
The Ed Sullivan Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Ed Sullivan Show Ed Sullivan, Bern Bennett, Ralph Paul

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82 94
All That is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
All That Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon, Kenan Thompson

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22 44
French & Saunders is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
bigcraig added French & Saunders Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Simon Brint

28
40 60
Upright Citizens Brigade is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Upright Citizens Brigade Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts

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50 59
The Man Show is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Man Show Adam Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel, Angelique Gorges

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55 88
That Mitchell and Webb Look is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
That Mitchell and Webb Look David Mitchell, Robert Webb, James Bachman

31
79 102
The Whitest Kids U' Know is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Whitest Kids U' Know Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, Zach Cregger

32
40 64
Your Show of Shows is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Your Show of Shows Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner

33
73 57
The Richard Pryor Show is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Richard Pryor Show Richard Pryor, Jimmy Martinez, Edie McClurg

34
42 51
The Flip Wilson Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Flip Wilson Show Flip Wilson, Tim Conway, George Carlin

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41 72
Inside Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Dbo878 added Inside Amy Schumer Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston

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19 18
Hee Haw is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Ray Peace added Hee Haw Roy Clark, Gunilla Hutton, Buck Owens

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44 71
Little Britain is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Little Britain Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker

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33 54
The Jonathan Winters Show is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Jonathan Winters Show Jonathan Winters, Paul Lynde, Minnie Pearl

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40 71
Not The Nine O'Clock News is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Not The Nine O'Clock News Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Griff Rhys Jones

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22 57
The League of Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The League of Gentlemen Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith

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23 64
The Fast Show is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Fast Show Paul Whitehouse, Caroline Aherne, Mark Williams

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24 46
The Dana Carvey Show is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Dana Carvey Show Dana Carvey, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert

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17 51
Big Train is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Big Train Kevin Eldon, Mark Heap, Simon Pegg

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52 56
The Chris Rock Show is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Chris Rock Show Chris Rock, Grandmaster Flash, Monteria Ivey

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16 50
Harry & Paul is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Harry & Paul Kathy Burke, Sophie Winkleman, Harry Enfield

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4 13
Stella Street is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
paulyb added Stella Street John Sessions, Ronni Ancona, Phil Cornwell

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22 47
Tracey Takes On... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Greer Baudreau added Tracey Takes On... Tracey Ullman, Alastair Duncan, Julie Kavner

48
51 60
The State is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The State Kevin Allison, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant

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12 45
Harry Enfield's Television Pro... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Harry Enfield's Television Programme Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Kathy Burke

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24 55
The Two Ronnies is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Two Ronnies Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett