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The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked  

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List Rules Sitcoms that aired between 2000 and 2009.

List of the best sitcoms that aired in 2000-2009, as ranked by sitcom fans. Sitcoms have been a staple of television since the 1950s, but there was never a more eclectic mix of sitcoms than in the 2000s.There was at least one sitcom for every type of television viewer. People who enjoy shows about heartwarming and relatable families could watch "Modern Family," "Malcolm in the Middle," and "My Wife and Kids." If sitcoms filmed in front of live studio audiences were your thing, you could watch "Two and a Half Men" or" Everybody Loves Raymond."

 

If your taste in television leans more towards wacky characters and sidesplitting comedy, shows like "The Office," "30 Rock," "Scrubs," and "Arrested Development" were perfect for you. Many sitcoms of the 2000s were also mixed with a bit of drama and edge, like "Weeds" and "Extras." Some of the top sitcoms of the 2000s came from across the pond, with programs like "Peep Show," "The IT Crowd," and "Flight of the Concords" gaining popularity across the globe.

 

What is your favorite sitcom from the 2000s? Vote for your top favorites on this list of the best sitcoms which aired between 2000-2010.

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
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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Friends is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Atat added 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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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders
How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally ran on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in ...more
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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco
The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the show along with Steven Molaro. All three also serve as head ...more
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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
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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Scrubs is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
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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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi
Arrested Development is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz, which originally aired on Fox for three seasons from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006. A fourth season of ...more
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Malcolm in the Middle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston
Malcolm in the Middle is an American sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series was first broadcast on January 9, 2000 and ended its six-year run on May 14, ...more
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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green
Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; ...more
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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen
Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more
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That '70s Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
pgoddard23 added Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis
That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006. The series focused on the lives of a group of teenage friends living in ...more
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The King of Queens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
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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My Name Is Earl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
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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Two and a Half Men is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher, Angus T. Jones
Two and a Half Men is an American television sitcom that began broadcast on CBS on September 22, 2003 and ended on February 19, 2015 after twelve seasons. Originally starring Charlie Sheen, Jon ...more
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Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
AccusedJ added Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco
Freaks and Geeks is an American teen comedy-drama television series, created by Paul Feig with Judd Apatow as executive producer, that aired on NBC during the 1999–2000 television season. ...more
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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
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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Everybody Loves Raymond is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
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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South Park is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman
South Park (Comedy Central, 1997) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. In the small town of South Park, four boys get caught up in all sorts of bizarre ...more
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. The series follows "The Gang", a group of five depraved underachievers: twins ...more
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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal
Futurama is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series follows the ...more
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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Erik Olson added Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce
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) 22 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
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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My Wife and Kids is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Damon Wayans, Tisha Campbell-Martin, George Gore II
My Wife & Kids is an American television show that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 until May 17, 2005. Produced by Touchstone Television, it starred Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, ...more
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Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Atat added Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels
Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cornelius "Cory" Matthews. The show follows Cory and his friends ...more
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Everybody Hates Chris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond
Everybody Hates Chris is an American sitcom based on the teenage experiences of African American comedian Chris Rock. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock himself was a teenager from ...more