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The Best British Sitcoms Of The '80s

Updated April 14, 2021 4.1k votes 804 voters 52.6k views29 items

List RulesVote up your favorite UK comedy shows that aired between 1980 and 1989.

These are the best 1980s British sitcoms, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some top '80s British comedy shows were full of silly slapstick comedy, while others focused on satire and farce. A few of the funniest 1980s British sitcoms were even became cult classics across the pond.

What British 1980s TV comedies will you find on this list? Blackadder's all-star cast, including Rowan Atkinson, Stephen Fry and Rik Mayall, helped it to become a huge hit upon its 1983 premiere. Taking place in different eras with each series allowed this funny '80s British comedy TV show to generate timeless laughs. The Young Ones is another good show that aired on British television in the 1980s.

After premiering in 1981, Only Fools and Horses went on to become a very successful sitcom throughout its nine-season run. Other good series that appear on this list of the top 1980s British comedies include old British sitcoms 'Allo 'Allo, It Ain't Half Hot Mum and Bread.

Do you have favorite British comedy TV shows from the '80s? Take a look at this list and vote your favorites up to the top.

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