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List Rules Comedy shows that aired on television between 1960 and 1969

When you’re in the mood for a good laugh, there’s no better medium than the televised situational comedy. Sitcoms are designed to make the viewer laugh and forget about any and all problems for at least a half hour. Some of television history’s best, most classic, sitcoms aired in the 60s, as television was finally finding its groove. Whether you wanted to watch the top comedians of the day perform, or enjoy fantastical and hilarious situations, the best 60s sitcoms offered entertainment for every type of audience.

The 1960s was a decade filled with some of the best sitcoms ever written. Shows like "The Andy Griffith Show," "Leave it to Beaver," and "The Dick Van Dyke Show" still air on various television stations to be enjoyed by new and old audiences alike. Many 60s sitcoms were eventually turned into movies, such as "Bewtiched" and "Get Smart," partially due to the timeless nature of their stories.

What are the best sitcoms from the 1960s? This list of the best comedy TV shows that aired during 1960-1969, has been voted on and ranked by the community. Did the sitcom of the 60s you think is the best make this list? Cast your votes below and see where the 60s sitcoms you love to watch rank.

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The Andy Griffith Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1960
The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960 to April 1, 1968. The show, a semi-spin-off from an episode of The Danny Thomas Show, starred Andy ...more
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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1964
Bewitched is an American TV situation comedy fantasy which was broadcast for eight seasons on ABC from 1964 to 1972. It was created by Sol Saks under executive director Harry Ackerman, and ...more
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I Dream of Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1965
I Dream of Jeannie is an American sitcom with a fantastical premise. The show starred Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom ...more
4
511 170
The Munsters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1964
The Munsters is an American television sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters. It stars Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster and Yvonne De Carlo as his wife, Lily Munster. The ...more
5
531 127
Gilligan's Island is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1964
Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz via United Artists Television. The show had an ensemble cast that featured Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Jr., Jim ...more
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The Beverly Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1962
The Beverly Hillbillies is an American sitcom originally broadcast for nine seasons on CBS from September 26, 1962 to March 23, 1971, starring Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, and Max ...more
7
422 178
Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1965
Get Smart is an American comedy television series that satirizes the secret agent genre. Created by Mel Brooks with Buck Henry, the show stars Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, and Edward Platt. Henry ...more
8
456 134
The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1964
The Addams Family is an American television series based on the characters in Charles Addams' New Yorker cartoons. The 30-minute series was shot in black-and-white and aired for two seasons on ...more
9
470 144
The Dick Van Dyke Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1961
The Dick Van Dyke Show is an American television sitcom that initially aired on CBS from October 3, 1961, until June 1, 1966. The show was created by Carl Reiner and starred Dick Van Dyke, Rose ...more
10
386 170
Green Acres is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1965
Green Acres is an American sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a rural country farm. Produced by Filmways as a sister show to Petticoat ...more
11
350 165
Hogan's Heroes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1965
Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom set in a German prisoner during WWII. It ran for 168 episodes from September 17, 1965, to April 4, 1971, on the CBS network. Bob Crane starred as ...more
12
307 113
Batman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
RobLein added 1966
Batman is a 1960s American live action television series, based on the DC comic book character of the same name. It starred Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin — two heroes who defend ...more
13
331 150
Leave It to Beaver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1957
Leave It to Beaver is an American television situation comedy about an inquisitive and often naïve boy named Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver and his adventures at home, in school, ...more
14
327 176
The Brady Bunch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1969
The Brady Bunch is an American sitcom created by Sherwood Schwartz that originally aired from September 26, 1969, to March 8, 1974, on ABC. The series revolves around a large blended family with ...more
15
243 165
F Troop is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1965
This sitcom is a satirical American television sitcom about U.S. soldiers and American Indians in the Wild West during the 1860s that originally aired for two seasons on ABC-TV. It debuted in ...more
16
288 150
Mister Ed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1961
Mister Ed is an American television situation comedy produced by Filmways that first aired in syndication from January 5 to July 2, 1961, and then on CBS from October 1, 1961, to February 6, ...more
17
252 153
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1964
Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. is an American situation comedy that originally aired on CBS from September 25, 1964, to May 2, 1969. The series was a spin-off of The Andy Griffith Show, and the pilot ...more
18
277 161
The Monkees is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1966
The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 1966 to March 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock ...more
19
263 148
The Lucy Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1962
The Lucy Show is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from 1962–68. It was Lucille Ball's follow-up to I Love Lucy. A significant change in cast and premise for the 1965–66 season divides the ...more
20
259 142
My Three Sons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1960
My Three Sons is an American situation comedy. The series ran from 1960 to 1965 on ABC, and moved to CBS until its end on August 24, 1972. My Three Sons chronicles the life of widower and ...more
21
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Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
RobLein added 1968
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is an American sketch comedy television program that ran for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968, to March 12, 1973, on the NBC television network. It was hosted by ...more
22
205 161
Petticoat Junction is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1963
Petticoat Junction is an American situation comedy produced by Wayfilms that originally aired on CBS from September 1963 to April 1970. The series is one of three interrelated shows about rural ...more
23
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McHale's Navy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
RobLein added 1962
McHale's Navy is an American sitcom that aired 138 half-hour episodes over four seasons, from October 11, 1962, to April 12, 1966, on the ABC network. The series was filmed in black and white ...more
24
209 160
That Girl is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
1966
That Girl is an American sitcom that ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. It starred Marlo Thomas as the title character Ann Marie, an aspiring actress, who moves from her hometown of Brewster, New ...more
25
193 127
My Favorite Martian is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Sitcoms from the 1960s
theuniverse added 1963
1963 My Favorite Martian is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1963, to May 1, 1966, for 107 episodes. The show starred Ray Walston as Uncle Martin and Bill Bixby as ...more