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These are the best 2000s NBC comedy shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some good 2000s NBC comedies find humor in relationships, while others derive laughs from the workplace. All of the funniest NBC comedy shows featured memorable characters that will forever be remembered by fans and TV historians alike.

What shows will you find on this best 2000s NBC comedy shows list? Tina Fey turned her Saturday Night Live experience into big laughs with the hit show 30 Rock. Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan and Jane Krakowski also starred in this hilarious series which ran from 2006 – 2013. Will & Grace was another good show that aired on NBC in the 2000s.

The Office used documentary style camera-work to add extra flair during its nine season run. Other great shows featured on this top 2000s NBC comedy shows list include Just Shoot Me!, Friends and My Name Is Earl.

Which 2000s NBC comedies do you think are the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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Friends is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which originally aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004. It lasted ten seasons and is now in ...more

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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David ...more

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Will & Grace is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally Will & Grace is an American sitcom, based on the relationship between Will Truman and Grace Adler, and is set in New York City. It was broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1998 to May 18, ...more

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
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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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very ...more

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Scrubs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke Scrubs is an American medical comedy television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001 to March 17, 2010 on NBC and later ABC. The series follows the lives of employees ...more

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman Parks and Recreation is an American television sitcom starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. Created ...more

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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan 30 Rock is an American satirical television sitcom that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's ...more

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Just Shoot Me! is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Laura San Giacomo, Enrico Colantoni, George Segal Just Shoot Me! is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons on NBC from March 4, 1997, to August 16, 2003, with 148 episodes produced. The show was created by Steven Levitan, ...more

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My Name Is Earl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly My Name Is Earl is an American television comedy series created by Greg Garcia that aired on the NBC television network from September 20, 2005, to May 14, 2009, in the United States. It was ...more

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Community is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover Community is an American television sitcom created by Dan Harmon that premiered on NBC on September 17, 2009. The single-camera series follows an ensemble cast of students at a community college ...more

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Good Morning, Miami is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Suzanne Pleshette, Nick Offerman, Ashley Williams Good Morning, Miami is a sitcom which ran from 2002 to 2004 on NBC. Created by David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, the show focused on the personal and professional life of Jake, the executive ...more

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Happy Family is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Jaime Pressly, Christine Baranski, John Larroquette Happy Family is an NBC sitcom that debuted in fall of 2003.

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The Michael Richards Show is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Michael Richards, Tim Meadows, William Devane The Michael Richards Show is a sitcom that debuted on NBC in 2000. The show starred Michael Richards as reality-challenged but successful private detective Vic Nardozza who gets the job done ...more

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Kath & Kim is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Selma Blair, Molly Shannon, John Michael Higgins Kath & Kim is an American version of the Australian television comedy series of the same name starring Selma Blair and Molly Shannon. The series premiered on NBC on October 9, 2008. The ...more

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The Tracy Morgan Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Tracy Morgan, Katt Williams, Tamala Jones The Tracy Morgan Show is an American sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003 to March 20, 2004 on NBC. The series stars Tracy Morgan and Tamala Jones. The show was canceled in its first season ...more

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Inside Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Breckin Meyer, Miriam Shor, Bryan Callen Inside Schwartz is an American sitcom starring Breckin Meyer as the titular character. The show was produced by 20th Century Fox Television and National Broadcasting Company and first aired on ...more

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Three Sisters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Dyan Cannon, A. J. Langer, Vicki Lewis Three Sisters is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC for two seasons from January 9, 2001, to February 5, 2002.

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Hidden Hills is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Tamara Taylor, Kristin Bauer van Straten, Paula Marshall Hidden Hills is an American sitcom that aired on NBC during the 2002-2003 TV season. Based on the book Surviving Suburbia, the series was created by Peter Segal and Ric Swartzlander. The theme ...more

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Watching Ellie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Steve Carell, Jane Lynch Watching Ellie is an American sitcom that starred Julia Louis-Dreyfus and was created by her husband, Brad Hall. It aired on NBC from February 2002 to May 2003, though only sixteen episodes were ...more

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In-Laws is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Jean Smart, Bonnie Somerville, Dennis Farina In-Laws is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 2002 until January 2003. The series starred Bonnie Somerville, Jean Smart, Elon Gold, and Dennis Farina.

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Whoopi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s NBC Comedy Shows
Whoopi (2003) (TV Series) Whoopi is an American situation comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg, that aired on Tuesdays from September 9, 2003, on NBC to April 20, 2004. The series revolved around the events and people at her ...more