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The Best 2000s Dark Comedy TV Shows

Updated June 21, 2019 367 votes 90 voters21 items

List RulesVote up your favorite dark comedies that aired in the 2000s

These are the best 2000s dark comedy TV shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From top 2000s dark comedy series that explored new realms of comedy, to some other great dark comedy shows that found humor in the least likely of places. So, what are the best 2000s dark comedy shows? Vote up your favorites!

What shows will you find on this best 2000s dark comedy TV shows list? Wonderfully absurd the, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! turned dark, and at times disturbing, material into lots of laughs. Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim have definitely become alternative comedy royalty. South Park is another good dark comedy show that aired in the 2000s.

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia has created some of its most hilarious storylines out of dark content like crack addiction, homelessness and death. Other great shows that appear on this top 2000s dark comedy TV shows list include Dead Like Me, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Robot Chicken.

Which 2000s dark comedy show is your favorite? Give the best series a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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    Robot Chicken

    Seth Green, Matthew Senreich

    Premiered2005

    Robot Chicken (Adult Swim, 2005) is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series... more on Wikipedia
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    South Park

    Trey Parker, Matt Stone

    Premiered1997

    South Park (Comedy Central, 1997) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker... more on Wikipedia

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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

    Premiered2005

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    Dead Like Me

    Ellen Muth, Callum Blue

    Premiered2003

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  • Aaahh!!! Real Monsters5
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    Aaahh!!! Real Monsters

    Charles Adler, Christine Cavanaugh

    Premiered1994

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    Happy Tree Friends

    Aubrey Ankrum, Kenn Navarro

    Premiered2006

    Happy Tree Friends is an American flash cartoon created and developed by Aubrey Ankrum, Rhode... more on Wikipedia
  • Ren & Stimpy "Adult Party Cartoon"7
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    Ren & Stimpy "Adult Party Cartoon"

    John Kricfalusi, Eric Bauza

    Premiered2003

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    Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!

    Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim

    Premiered2007

    Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (Adult Swim, 2007) is an American sketch comedy series... more on Wikipedia
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    Peep Show

    David Mitchell, Robert Webb

    Premiered2003

    Peep Show is a British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The television... more on Wikipedia

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    Six Feet Under

    Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall

    Premiered2001

    Six Feet Under (HBO, 2001) is an American drama television series created and produced by Alan... more on Wikipedia
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    Misfits

    Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Joseph Gilgun

    Premiered2009

    Misfits is a British science fiction comedy-drama television show, on E4, about a group of... more on Wikipedia

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  • Desperate Housewives12
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    Desperate Housewives

    Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman

    Premiered2004

    Desperate Housewives (ABC, 2004) is an American mystery comedy-drama television series created... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Venture Bros.13
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    The Venture Bros.

    Christopher McCulloch, Michael Sinterniklaas

    Premiered2003

    The Venture Bros. (Adult Swim, 2004) is an American adult animated television series created... more on Wikipedia

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    Drawn Together

    Adam Carolla, Jess Harnell

    Premiered2004

    Drawn Together is an American adult animated sitcom which ran on Comedy Central from October... more on Wikipedia
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    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    Larry David, Cheryl Hines

    Premiered2000

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    Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American improvised comedy television series produced and broadcast... more on Wikipedia

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    Weeds

    Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish

    Premiered2005

    Weeds (Showtime, 2005) is an American dark comedy-drama television series created by Jenji... more on Wikipedia

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    Squidbillies

    Dana Snyder, Unknown Hinson

    Premiered2004

    Squidbillies is an American animated television series on Cartoon Network's late night... more on Wikipedia

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  • United States of Tara18
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    United States of Tara

    Toni Collette, John Corbett

    Premiered2009

    United States of Tara is an American television comedy-drama created by Diablo Cody, which... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Oblongs19
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    The Oblongs

    Will Ferrell, Pamela Adlon

    Premiered2001

    The Oblongs is an American animated television series aimed at teenagers and adults. It is... more on Wikipedia
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    Metalocalypse

    Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small

    Premiered2006

    Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy... more on Wikipedia

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