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The Best 2010s Sitcoms  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite sitcoms that aired on TV or a streaming service in the 2010s.

The 2010s were a decade blessed (or, depending on how you look at it, cursed) with the rise of Peak TV and the dawning of some of the best sitcoms in TV history. Gone were the days of three channels with three hours of primetime slots and only a handful of shows to choose from - in its place was sitcom after sitcom mercilessly competing for viewing time and becoming more and more niche with each new episode. 

Sure, some of the top 2010s sitcoms were broad sitcoms that attracted massive audiences - like The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family - but others - like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Happy Endings - took advantage of cult audiences and streaming platforms to create something that only comes around once in a generation. The best 2010s sitcoms on this list are all unforgettable, but thanks to the sheer number of them, you've probably forgotten at least some of these ever existed. 

So let's flick through the channels, binge through this list, and revisit some of the funniest sitcoms of the 2010s. 

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's ...more
2
Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
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
3
The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper
Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When she is told by Michael (Ted Danson), her facilitator, that she is in "The Good Place" because ...more
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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
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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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
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
6
Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Ed O'Neill, SofĂ­a 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
7
Community is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
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
8
New Girl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield
New Girl is an American sitcom television series that premiered on Fox on September 20, 2011. Developed by Elizabeth Meriwether under the working title Chicks & Dicks, the series revolves ...more
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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the ...more
10
The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal
The Goldbergs is an American television sitcom that premiered on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 on ABC. The series was created by Adam F. Goldberg and stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin. ...more
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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
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
12
South Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
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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The Middle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott
The Middle is an American sitcom about a working-class family living in Indiana and facing the day-to-day struggles of home life, work, and raising children. The show premiered September 30, ...more
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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Schitt's Creek Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy
Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more
15
30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
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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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash
Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more
17
Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Alexandra Krosney
Last Man Standing (Fox, 2011) is an American television sitcom created by Jack Burditt. The show follows Mike Baxter (Tim Allen), a senior executive and director of marketing for an outdoor ...more
18
Santa Clarita Diet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Ricardo Chavira
Santa Clarita Diet (2017) Netflix original comedy series created by Victor Fresco. Married couple Sheila and Joel (Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant) are real estate agents in Santa Clarita, ...more
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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Young Sheldon Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber
Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro. The series is a spin-off of The Big Bang Theory and serves as a prequel to that series, following the ...more
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2 Broke Girls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris
2 Broke Girls is an American television sitcom created for Warner Bros. Television by Michael Patrick King and Whitney Cummings. It premiered in the United States on CBS on September 2011, and ...more
21
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode ...more
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The Ranch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
The Ranch Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Debra Winger
The Ranch (Netflix, 2016) is an American comedy web television series created by Don Reo and Jim Patterson. The son (Ashton Kutcher) of a Colorado rancher returns home from a semi-pro football ...more
23
King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon
King of the Hill is an American adult animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels that ran from January 12, 1997, to May 6, 2010 on Fox. It centers on the Hills, a middle-class ...more
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Mom is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal
Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney and was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, as well as Gemma Baker. ...more
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Rules of Engagement is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s Sitcoms
Patrick Warburton, Megyn Price, Oliver Hudson
Rules of Engagement is a sitcom that ran on CBS from February 5, 2007, to May 20, 2013, originally airing as a mid-season replacement. The series was produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison ...more