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The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made 

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Updated March 27, 2020 1k votes 167 voters 5.6k views 42 items

List Rules Vote up the best action comedy shows that have aired on television. No anime.

The best comedy action series are a rush, perfectly pairing the excitement of an action series with the laughs of comedies. The best action comedy series ever shown on television keeps you laughing through the fights and chases. If you’ve been looking for the best action comedies to add some fun to your TV nights, this list of the best action comedy series of all time will help you figure out what needs to go into your queue.

Really good action comedies basically offer non-stop fun. Not only do you get to watch some great comedy, but you know there are going to be quips during the fight scenes. From funny superhero shows like the original The Tick and the 1960s Batman, to the more modern (and often enjoyably, hilariously weird) series such as Future Man and Archer, funny action shows are some of the best comedy series of all time.

Which shows balance being comedies and action series the best? Vote up the best action comedy shows, vote down the shows that don't deliver the jokes with their adrenaline rush, and add any funny action series that are missing.

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Chuck is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez

Premiered: 2007

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 91

Network: NBC

Chuck (NBC, 2007) is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. When a twenty-something computer geek (Zachary Levi) inadvertently downloads ...more
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Lethal Weapon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Lethal Weapon Damon Wayans, Clayne Crawford, Jordana Brewster
Lethal Weapon (Fox, 2016) is an American buddy cop action comedy-drama television series developed by Matt Miller and based on the film series. A slightly unhinged cop (Clayne Crawford) is ...more
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The Tick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
The Tick Peter Serafinowicz, Griffin Newman, Valorie Curry
The Tick (Amazon, 2016) is an American television series based on the character The Tick from the comic book of the same name. In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an ...more
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The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman

Premiered: 2019

Network: Netflix

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve Blackman, based on the comic book series by Gerard Way. A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after ...more
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The Orville is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes
The Orville (Fox, 2017) is a science fiction comedy-drama series created by Seth MacFarlane. Ed Mercer (MacFarlane) is captain of the U.S.S. Orville (ECV-197), a mid-level exploration starship ...more
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Archer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 23

Network: FXX

Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The adventures and mishaps of secret agent Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) and his colleagues, who are ...more
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Ash vs Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo
This show (Starz, 2015) is an American comedy horror television series developed by Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, and Tom Spezialy. Thirty years after saving the world, Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) ...more
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Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt

Premiered: 1965

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 138

Network: CBS, NBC

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
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Cobra Kai is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler
Cobra Kai (YouTube Red, 2018) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Robert Mark Kamen, based on The Karate Kid film series. 34 years after being defeated by Daniel LaRusso ...more
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White Collar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 56

Network: USA Network

White Collar is a USA Network television series created by Jeff Eastin, starring Tim DeKay as FBI Special Agent Peter Burke and Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey, a highly intelligent and ...more
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The Librarians is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth
The Librarians (TNT, 2014) is an American fantasy-adventure television series developed by John Rogers, and a spinoff of the film series. A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort ...more
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Doom Patrol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
April Bowlby, Diane Guerrero, Joivan Wade

Premiered: 2019

Network: DC Universe

Doom Patrol (DC Universe, 2019) is an American superhero drama web television series based on the DC Comics superhero team. Led by Dr. Niles Caulder (Timothy Dalton), the Doom Patrol – ...more
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Spaced is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin

Premiered: 1999

Number of Episodes: 14

Network: Channel 4

Spaced is a British television sitcom written by and starring Jessica Stevenson and Simon Pegg, and directed by Edgar Wright. Two series of seven episodes each were broadcast in 1999 and 2001 on ...more
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Remington Steele is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Stephanie Zimbalist, Pierce Brosnan, Doris Roberts

Premiered: 1982

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 94

Network: NBC

Remington Steele is an American television series co-created by Robert Butler and Michael Gleason. The series, starring Stephanie Zimbalist and Pierce Brosnan, was produced by MTM Enterprises ...more
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Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 25

Network: MTV

Teen Wolf is an American television series developed by Jeff Davis for MTV. It is loosely based on the 1985 film of the same name, and stars Tyler Posey as a teenager named Scott, who is bitten ...more
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Dirk Gently's Holistic D... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, Hannah Marks

Premiered: 2016

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (BBC America, Netflix, 2016) is British/American comic science fiction detective television series, taking place after the Douglas Adams novel series of ...more
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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman

Premiered: 1961

Number of Episodes: 161

Network: ITV, Thames Television

The Avengers is a spy-fi British television series created in the 1960s. The Avengers initially focused on Dr. David Keel and his assistant John Steed. Hendry left after the first series and ...more
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Batman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier

Premiered: 1966

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 120

Network: ITV4

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
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The Tick is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Patrick Warburton, David Burke, Liz Vassey

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 9

Network: Fox Broadcasting Company

The Tick is an American sitcom based on the character Tick from the comic book of the same name. It aired on Fox in late 2001 and was produced by Columbia TriStar Television. With a pilot airing ...more
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Angie Tribeca is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur, Jere Burns
Angie Tribeca (TBS, 2016) is an American comedy television series, a satire of police procedural shows, created by Steve Carell and Nancy Walls Carell. Angie (Rashida Jones) is a 10-year veteran ...more
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Danger Force is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Ben Giroux, Cooper Barnes, Michael D. Cohen

Premiered: 2020

Network: Nickelodeon

Danger Force (Nickelodeon, 2020) is an American action comedy television series and spin-off of Henry Danger created by Christopher J. Nowak. Captain Man has a new crew of superhero sidekicks - ...more
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Future Man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe, Derek Wilson
Future Man (Hulu, 2017) is an American comedy television series directed by Brandon Trost, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg. Josh Futturman (Josh Hutcherson), a janitor by day and a gamer by night, ...more
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Medical Police is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Erinn Hayes, Rob Huebel, Sarayu Blue

Premiered: January 10, 2020

Network: Netflix

Medical Police (Netflix, 2020) is a comedy series starring Erinn Hayes and Rob Huebel. Two American physicians in São Paulo, Brazil, discover a civilization-threatening virus and are ...more
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Harley Quinn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Kaley Cuoco, Lake Bell, Diedrich Bader

Premiered: 2019

Network: DC Universe

Harley Quinn (DC Universe, 2019) is an American action comedy adult animation web television series based on the DC Comics character. After breaking up with the Joker, harley Quinn (Kaley Cuoco) ...more
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The Dukes of Hazzard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action Comedy Series Ever Made
Tom Wopat, John Schneider, Catherine Bach

Premiered: 1979

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 145

Network: CBS

The Dukes of Hazzard is an American television series that aired on the CBS television network from January 26, 1979 to February 8, 1985. The series was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners, ...more