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The Best ABC Comedies of All Time

Updated October 12, 2020 6.5k votes 632 voters 13.8k 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    Happy Days

    Ron Howard, Henry Winkler

    Premiered1974

  • 2
    Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    94

    Roseanne

    Roseanne Barr, John Goodman

    Premiered1988

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  • 3
    The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    67

    The Addams Family

    John Astin, Carolyn Jones

    Premiered1964

  • 4
    The Wonder Years is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    78

    The Wonder Years

    Fred Savage, Dan Lauria

    Premiered1988

  • 5
    The Partridge Family is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    71

    The Partridge Family

    Shirley Jones, David Cassidy

    Premiered1970

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  • 6
    Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    80

    Bewitched

    Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York

    Premiered1964

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  • 7
    Taxi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    72

    Taxi

    Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway

    Premiered1978

  • 8
    Home Improvement is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    25

    Home Improvement

    Tim Allen, Patricia Richardson

    Premiered1991

  • 9
    Three's Company is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    30

    Three's Company

    John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt

    Premiered1977

  • 10
    Full House is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    42

    Full House

    Bob Saget, John Stamos

    Premiered1987

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  • 11
    Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    105

    Modern Family

    Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara

    Premiered2009

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  • 12
    The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    51

    The Goldbergs

    Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone

    Premiered2013

  • 13
    Laverne & Shirley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    72

    Laverne & Shirley

    Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams

    Premiered1976

  • 14
    Mork & Mindy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    78

    Mork & Mindy

    Robin Williams, Pam Dawber

    Premiered1978

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  • 15
    Growing Pains is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    59

    Growing Pains

    Alan Thicke, Joanna Kerns
  • 16
    The Middle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    28

    The Middle

    Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn

    Premiered2009

  • 17
    Love, American Style is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    67

    Love, American Style

    Jo Anne Worley, Phyllis Davis

    Premiered1969

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  • 18
    The Brady Bunch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    92

    The Brady Bunch

    Robert Reed, Florence Henderson

    Premiered1969

  • 19
    The Odd Couple is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
    87
    87

    The Odd Couple

    Jack Klugman, Tony Randall

    Premiered1970

  • 20
    Leave It to Beaver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    70

    Leave It to Beaver

    Jerry Mathers, Hugh Beaumont

    Premiered1957

  • 21
    Family Matters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    80

    Family Matters

    Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White

    Premiered1989

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  • 22
    Last Man Standing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
    68
    27

    Last Man Standing

    Tim Allen, Nancy Travis
  • 23
    Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
    112
    81

    Boy Meets World

    Ben Savage, Rider Strong

    Premiered1993

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  • 24
    Who's the Boss? is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
    81
    75

    Who's the Boss?

    Tony Danza, Judith Light

    Premiered1984

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  • 25
    Spin City is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best ABC Comedies of All Time
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    66

    Spin City

    Michael J. Fox, Charlie Sheen

    Premiered1996

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