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These are the best 2000s British sitcoms, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some top 2000s British comedy shows are full of outrageous slapstick comedy, while others contain politically incorrect and introspective humor. A few of the funniest 2000s British sitcoms were even adapted into wildly popular American TV shows. 

What programs will you find on this best 2000s British sitcoms list? Ricky Gervais' comedic masterpiece The Office found funny in the everyday aspects of having a day job. This hilarious 2000s British comedy show even became one of the most popular American sitcoms of all-time when it was adapted with Steve Carell in the lead. The IT Guys is another good comedy show that aired on British television in the 2000s.

Simon Pegg first shared his unique brand of sci-fi comedy with the 1999 series Spaced. Other great shows that appear on this top 2000s British sitcoms list include Peep Show, The Inbetweeners and Gavin & Stacey.

Which 2000s British comedy show do you think is the funniest? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list!
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The Office is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
The Office Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer The Office is an American television comedy series that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013. It is an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. The Office was adapted for ...more

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The IT Crowd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
The IT Crowd Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson The IT Crowd is a British sitcom by Channel 4, written by Graham Linehan, produced by Ash Atalla and starring Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson and Matt Berry. The "IT" ...more

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The Inbetweeners is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
The Inbetweeners Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Greg Davies, Blake Harrison The Inbetweeners is a British sitcom that originally aired on E4 from 2008 to 2010. Created and written by Damon Beesley and Iain Morris, the show followed the life of suburban teenager Will ...more

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The Vicar of Dibley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
The Vicar of Dibley Dawn French, Liz Smith, Emma Chambers The Vicar of Dibley is a BBC television situation comedy created by Richard Curtis and written for actress, Dawn French, by Curtis and Paul Mayhew-Archer, with contributions from Kit ...more

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Absolutely Fabulous is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Absolutely Fabulous Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC television sitcom created by Jennifer Saunders, based on an original idea by her and Dawn French, and written by Saunders, who plays the ...more

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Only Fools and Horses is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Only Fools and Horses David Jason, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Paul Barber Only Fools and Horses is a British television situation comedy created and written by John Sullivan. Seven series were originally broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom from 1981 to 1991, ...more

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Peep Show is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Peep Show David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King Peep Show is a British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television programme is written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, with additional material by Mitchell and Webb, amongst ...more

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Black Books is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Black Books Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig Black Books is a British sitcom created by Dylan Moran and Graham Linehan that was broadcast on Channel 4 from 2000 to 2004. Starring Moran, Bill Bailey and Tamsin Greig, the series is set in ...more

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Gavin & Stacey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Gavin & Stacey Joanna Page, Mathew Horne, Alison Steadman Gavin & Stacey is a British romantic situation comedy that follows the long-distance relationship of Gavin from Billericay in Essex, England, and Stacey from Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan, ...more

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My Family is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
My Family Robert Lindsay, Zoƫ Wanamaker, Gabriel Thomson My Family was a British sitcom created and initially co-written by Fred Barron, which was produced by DLT Entertainment and Rude Boy Productions, and broadcast by BBC One for eleven series ...more

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Miranda is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Miranda Miranda Hart, Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis Miranda is a British television sitcom written by and starring comedian Miranda Hart. It originally aired on BBC Two from 9 November 2009 and later on BBC One until 1 January 2015, lasting three ...more

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The Royle Family is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
The Royle Family Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne The Royle Family is a British television sitcom produced by Granada Productions for the BBC, which ran for three series between 1998 and 2000, and specials from 2006 to 2012. It centres on the ...more

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Not Going Out is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Not Going Out Miranda Hart, Lee Mack, Megan Dodds Not Going Out is a British television sitcom that has aired on BBC One since 2006 starring Lee Mack, Tim Vine, and Sally Bretton. Recurring roles throughout the series have been portrayed by ...more

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Outnumbered is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Outnumbered Samantha Bond, Hugh Dennis, Anna Skellern Outnumbered is a British sitcom starring Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner as a father and mother outnumbered by their three children. There were five series, which aired on BBC One in 2007, 2008, ...more

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Spaced is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Spaced Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin Spaced is a British television sitcom written by and starring Jessica Stevenson and Simon Pegg, and directed by Edgar Wright. Two series of seven episodes each were broadcast in 1999 and 2001 on ...more

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Phoenix Nights is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Phoenix Nights Peter Kay, Dave Spikey, Justin Moorhouse Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was written by Neil ...more

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Green Wing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Green Wing Sally Bretton, Oliver Chris, Olivia Colman Green Wing is a British sitcom set in the fictional East Hampton Hospital. It was created by the same team behind the sketch show Smack the Pony, led by Victoria Pile, and stars Tamsin Greig, ...more

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Two Pints of Lager and a Packe... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Will Mellor, Natalie Casey, Sheridan Smith Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps is a British comedy television series sitcom that ran from 26 February 2001 to 24 May 2011 and starred Sheridan Smith, Will Mellor, Ralf Little, Natalie ...more

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Father Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Brenda McCartney added Father Brown Father Brown is a British television period drama which began airing on BBC One on 14 January 2013. It features Mark Williams as the eponymous crime-solving Roman Catholic priest. The series is ...more

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Early Doors is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Early Doors John Henshaw, Craig Cash, Phil Mealey Early Doors is a BBC sitcom written by Craig Cash and Phil Mealey who also appear in the series playing best friends Joe and Duffy. The setting is The Grapes, a small public house in Stockport, ...more

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Plebs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
BIG BEN added Plebs Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry, Ryan Sampson Plebs is a British television series, broadcast on ITV2. It was first broadcast in March 2013, and is produced by Tom Basden, Caroline Leddy, Sam Leifer and Teddy Leifer. It stars Joel Fry, Tom ...more

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Saxondale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
clash1977 added Saxondale Steve Coogan, James Bachman, Rasmus Hardiker Saxondale is a British television situation comedy programme, starring Steve Coogan and co-written by Steve Coogan and Neil Maclennan. The series is directed by Matt Lipsey and produced by Ted ...more

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Big Top is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
Big Top Amanda Holden, Tony Robinson, Kevin McNally Big Top was a BBC television situation comedy series which first aired on 25 November 2009 and was set in and around a travelling circus, the show aired on BBC One and BBC HD simultaneously. The ...more

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Give My Head Peace is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s British Sitcoms
MichaelD00 added Give My Head Peace Michael McDowell, Martin Reid, Damon Quinn Give My Head Peace was a satirical television comedy series on BBC Northern Ireland that pokes fun at political parties, paramilitary groups and the sectarian divide in Northern Ireland. The ...more