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The Best ABC Comedies of All Time

Updated October 12, 2020 6.7k votes 642 voters 14.0k views56 items

List RulesVote up the best original comedies or sitcoms that have ever debuted on ABC.

The best ABC comedy shows range from family sitcoms to workplace comedies. This list of popular ABC comedies is ranked from best to worst thanks to your votes. This list of the top current and canceled ABC sitcoms includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. As one of the first three channels - ABC, CBS, and NBC, there have been a lot of great comedies on ABC.

ABC's entry into sitcoms is practically as early as television itself and includes long-time favorite comedies like Bewitched and The Brady Bunch Even more recent ABC comedy shows like Modern Family keep up the success of other great ABC comedies like Full House, Taxi, Home Improvement, and Roseanne.

But what is the best ABC comedy of all time? Vote up your favorite ABC sitcoms, vote down the ones you can't stand, and see how your funniest favorites rank.

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  • 1
    Happy Days
    167
    74

    Happy Days

    Ron Howard, Henry Winkler

    Premiered1974

  • 2
    Roseanne
    152
    98

    Roseanne

    Roseanne Barr, John Goodman

    Premiered1988

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  • 3
    The Addams Family
    132
    70

    The Addams Family

    John Astin, Carolyn Jones

    Premiered1964

  • 4
    The Partridge Family
    154
    74

    The Partridge Family

    Shirley Jones, David Cassidy

    Premiered1970

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  • 5
    The Wonder Years
    132
    81

    The Wonder Years

    Fred Savage, Dan Lauria

    Premiered1988

  • 6
    Three's Company
    73
    32

    Three's Company

    John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt

    Premiered1977

  • 7
    Taxi
    113
    73

    Taxi

    Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway

    Premiered1978

  • 8
    Bewitched
    128
    81

    Bewitched

    Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York

    Premiered1964

  • 9
    Home Improvement
    83
    29

    Home Improvement

    Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson

    Premiered1991

  • 10
    Modern Family
    163
    105

    Modern Family

    Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara

    Premiered2009

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  • 11
    Full House
    83
    43

    Full House

    Bob Saget, John Stamos

    Premiered1987

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  • 12
    The Goldbergs
    109
    52

    The Goldbergs

    Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone

    Premiered2013

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  • 13
    Mork & Mindy
    109
    81

    Mork & Mindy

    Robin Williams, Pam Dawber

    Premiered1978

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  • 14
    The Brady Bunch
    117
    92

    The Brady Bunch

    Robert Reed, Florence Henderson

    Premiered1969

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  • 15
    Growing Pains
    98
    60

    Growing Pains

    Alan Thicke, Joanna Kerns

    Premiered1985

  • 16
    The Middle
    92
    30

    The Middle

    Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn

    Premiered2009

  • 17
    Laverne & Shirley
    98
    74

    Laverne & Shirley

    Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams

    Premiered1976

  • 18
    Love, American Style
    99
    70

    Love, American Style

    Jo Anne Worley, Phyllis Davis

    Premiered1969

  • 19
    The Odd Couple
    91
    87

    The Odd Couple

    Jack Klugman, Tony Randall

    Premiered1970

  • 20
    Leave It to Beaver
    91
    71

    Leave It to Beaver

    Jerry Mathers, Hugh Beaumont

    Premiered1957

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  • 21
    Boy Meets World
    118
    82

    Boy Meets World

    Ben Savage, Rider Strong

    Premiered1993

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  • 22
    Last Man Standing
    71
    29

    Last Man Standing

    Tim Allen, Nancy Travis
  • 23
    Family Matters
    104
    83

    Family Matters

    Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White

    Premiered1989

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  • 24
    Who's the Boss?
    85
    75

    Who's the Boss?

    Tony Danza, Judith Light

    Premiered1984

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  • 25
    Diff'rent Strokes
    74
    71

    Diff'rent Strokes

    Gary Coleman, Todd Bridges

    Premiered1978