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The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked 

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List Rules Vote up your favorite sitcoms based on the episodes 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
Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski

Premiered: 2005

The Office (NBC, 2005) is an American mockumentary sitcom television series developed by Greg Daniels, based on the 2001 British series. Led by manager Michael Scott (Steve Carell), the office ...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

Premiered: 1994

Friends (NBC, 1994) is an American sitcom television series created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman. The personal and professional lives of six friends (Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa ...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

Premiered: 2005

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 2005) is an American sitcom created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays. Through a series of flashbacks, Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) recounts to his children the journey he ...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

Premiered: 2007

The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 2007) is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady. A woman (Kaley Cuoco) who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but ...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

Premiered: 2009

Parks and Recreation (NBC, 2009) is an American television sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur. The series follows Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler), a perky mid-level bureaucrat, and her ...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

Premiered: 2001

Scrubs (NBC, 2001) is an American medical comedy-drama television series created by Bill Lawrence. In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D." Dorian (Zach Braff) ...more
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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

Premiered: 1999

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) 8 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen

Premiered: 2009

Modern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco Bobadilla. Three different but related families face trials and tribulations in their own unique way from ...more
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Everybody Loves Raymond ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett

Premiered: 1996

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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Malcolm in the Middle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston

Premiered: 2000

Malcolm in the Middle (Fox, 2000) is an American television sitcom created by Linwood Boomer. A gifted young teen (Frankie Muniz) tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
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The King of Queens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Kevin James, Leah Remini, Jerry Stiller

Premiered: 1998

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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South Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

Premiered: 1997

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 Phi... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

Premiered: 2005

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. A group of five depraved underachievers: twins Dennis Reynolds (Glenn Howerton) and ...more
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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

Premiered: 2003

Arrested Development (Fox, 2003) is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz. Level-headed son Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) takes over family affairs after his father is ...more
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That '70s Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
pgoddard23 added Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis

Premiered: 1998

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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Two and a Half Men is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher, Angus T. Jones

Premiered: 2003

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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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Erik Olson added Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

Premiered: 1993

Frasier (NBC, 1993) is an American sitcom television series created by David Angell, Peter Casey, and David Lee, and a spinoff of Cheers. After his divorce, psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane ...more
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Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
AccusedJ added Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco

Premiered: 1999

Freaks and Geeks (NBC, 1999) is an American teen comedy-drama television series created by Paul Feig. A gifted high schooler (Linda Cardellini) starts hanging out with a group of burnouts, while ...more
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My Name Is Earl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly

Premiered: 2005

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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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan

Premiered: 2006

30 Rock (NBC, 2006) is an American satirical sitcom television series created by Tina Fey. Head writer Liz Lemon (Fey) tries to run her sketch comedy show, while dealing with an arrogant boss ...more
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

Premiered: 2013

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD ...more
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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

Premiered: 1999

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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Will & Grace is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally

Premiered: 1998

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) 24 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Damon Wayans, Tisha Campbell-Martin, George Gore II

Premiered: 2001

My Wife & Kids (ABC, 2001) is an American sitcom television series created by Don Reo and Damon Wayans. Michael Kyle longs for a traditional life, but his day-trader wife Janet, gangsta ...more
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Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sitcoms That Aired Between 2000-2009, Ranked
Atat added Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels

Premiered: 1993

Boy Meets World (ABC, 1993) is an American television sitcom created by Michael Jacobs and April Kelly. An adolescent (Ben Savage) with two siblings tests his various theories about life as he ...more