Sitcoms The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows  

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Looking for a good laugh? These are the best 1990s CBS comedy shows ranked from best to worst by user votes. From good 1990s CBS comedy TV series that follow the tried and true dysfunctional family formula, to others that were a little less straightforward, CBS was packed with great comedies in the 90s. Many of the best 90s CBS comedy shows are still popular in syndication today which is a pretty clear indicator of exceptional entertainment.

What series will you find on this best 1990s CBS comedy shows list? Everybody Loves Raymond was a funny CBS sitcom that explored the hilarity that comes from living next door to your parents. This great show ran for 9 seasons before calling it quits in 2005. The King of Queens is another good CBS comedy that premiered in the 1990s.

Several female-fronted comedy shows, including The Nanny, Murphy Brown and Designing Women were popular in the 90s. Other good series that appear on this top 1990s CBS comedy shows list include Step by Step and Family Matters.

Which 90s CBS show is your favorite? Vote the best shows to the top of this list!

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Everybody Loves Raymond is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Everybody Loves Raymond Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Doris Roberts, Peter Boyle, Brad Garrett, and Monica Horan. It originally ran on CBS from September ...more

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The King of Queens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
The King of Queens Kevin James, Leah Remini, Jerry Stiller The King of Queens is an American sitcom that originally ran on CBS from September 21, 1998, to May 14, 2007. The show was produced by Hanley Productions and CBS Productions, CBS Paramount ...more

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Family Matters is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Family Matters Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams Family Matters is an American sitcom which originated on ABC network from September 22, 1989 to May 9, 1997 and then aired on CBS network from September 19, 1997, to July 17, 1998. A spin-off of ...more

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The Nanny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
The Nanny Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis The Nanny is an American television sitcom originally aired on CBS from 1993 to 1999, starring Fran Drescher as Fran Fine, a Jewish Queens native who becomes the nanny of three children from the ...more

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Major Dad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Major Dad Gerald McRaney, Matt Mulhern, Marisa Ryan Major Dad is an American sitcom created by Richard C. Okie and John G. Stephens, developed by Earl Pomerantz, that originally ran from 1989 to 1993 on CBS, starring Gerald McRaney as Major John ...more

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Step by Step is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Step by Step Patrick Duffy, Suzanne Somers, Brandon Call Step by Step is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons, originally running on ABC as part of its TGIF Friday night lineup from September 20, 1991, to August 15, 1997, and ...more

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Designing Women is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Designing Women Delta Burke, Dixie Carter, Annie Potts Designing Women is an American television sitcom created by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason that aired on CBS from September 29, 1986, until May 24, 1993, producing seven seasons and 178 episodes. The ...more

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Murphy Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Murphy Brown Candice Bergen, Grant Shaud, Robert Pastorelli Murphy Brown is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS from November 14, 1988, to May 18, 1998, for a total of 247 episodes. The program starred Candice Bergen as the eponymous Murphy ...more

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The Hogan Family is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
The Hogan Family Jason Bateman, Jeremy Licht, Luis Daniel Ponce The Hogan Family is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from March 1, 1986 to May 7, 1990, and on CBS from September 15, 1990 until July 20, 1991. It was produced by ...more

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The Golden Palace is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
The Golden Palace Betty White, Don Cheadle, Cheech Marin The Golden Palace is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from ...more

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Evening Shade is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Evening Shade Burt Reynolds, Marilu Henner, Charles Durning Evening Shade is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 21, 1990 to May 23, 1994. The series stars Burt Reynolds as Wood Newton, an ex-professional football player for ...more

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Hearts Afire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Hearts Afire Billy Bob Thornton, John Ritter, Markie Post Hearts Afire is an American sitcom that aired from September 14, 1992 to February 1, 1995 on CBS. It starred John Ritter and Markie Post, with Post portraying a journalist and Ritter playing a ...more

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George & Leo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
George & Leo Bob Newhart, Judd Hirsch, Jason Bateman George & Leo is a short-lived American sitcom starring Bob Newhart and Judd Hirsch. Set on Martha's Vineyard, the series aired on CBS from September 15, 1997 to March 16, 1998.

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Almost Perfect is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Almost Perfect Nancy Travis, David Clennon, Kevin Kilner Almost Perfect is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS television network from September 17, 1995 until October 30, 1996. The series focused on the professional life of the female ...more

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The 5 Mrs. Buchanans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
The 5 Mrs. Buchanans Charlotte Ross, Eileen Heckart, Beth Broderick The 5 Mrs. Buchanans is a U.S. television situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 24, 1994 to March 25, 1995. Set in the fictional town of Mercy, Indiana, the show centers on the ...more

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Good Advice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Good Advice Teri Garr, Shelley Long, Christopher McDonald Good Advice is an American situation comedy series that aired for two seasons on CBS from 1993 to 1994. It was co-created and executive produced by Danny Jacobson and Norma Safford Vela; and ...more

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Love & War is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Love & War Susan Dey, Annie Potts, Michael Nouri Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally ...more

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The Royal Family is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
The Royal Family Naya Rivera, Redd Foxx, Della Reese The Royal Family is an American sitcom starring Redd Foxx and Della Reese. The series was created and produced by Eddie Murphy, as part of a development deal Murphy had with CBS, and produced by ...more

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The Gregory Hines Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
The Gregory Hines Show Gregory Hines, Wendell Pierce, Bill Cobbs The Gregory Hines Show is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS. The series premiered on Monday, September 15, 1997 before airing on September 19, 1997 as a part of the network's Block ...more

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The Boys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
The Boys Christopher Meloni, Ned Beatty, Doris Roberts The Boys is an American sitcom television series that aired from August 20 until September 17, 1993.

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Bringing Up Buddy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Bringing Up Buddy Frank Aletter, Doro Merande, Enid Markey Bringing Up Buddy is an American situation comedy which aired on CBS during the 1960–1961 season.

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The Trouble with Larry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
The Trouble with Larry Courteney Cox, Bronson Pinchot, Perry King The Trouble with Larry is an American sitcom that aired from August 25, 1993 to September 8, 1993 on CBS. It starred Bronson Pinchot as Larry Burton, a man returning home to Syracuse after being ...more

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Women of the House is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Comedy Shows
Women of the House Patricia Heaton, Teri Garr, Delta Burke Women of the House is an American situation comedy television series. It is a spin-off of Designing Women and stars Delta Burke, who had reconciled with producers after a bitter, highly ...more