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The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever 

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Updated July 9, 2020 7.4k votes 976 voters 13.3k views 82 items

List Rules Vote up the best animated comedies that have aired on television.

You expect cartoons to be funny. The funniest animated television shows take that expectation a littler further. The best animated comedy TV shows ever prove that easily, offering everything from family sitcoms to satire that are designed to make you laugh. If you’ve been looking for the great animated comedies, this list of the top animated comedy series of all time will help you figure out what needs to go into your queue.

It's easy to assume that the funniest animated TV shows are adult cartoons, like Family Guy and South Park. As funny as they can be, cartoon comedy series for a wider age range, like Gravity Falls or Ed, Edd n Eddy, know how to bring the laughs as well. Many of the best animated comedy series are sitcoms - similarly to how some of the most popular television comedies of all time are also animated sitcoms. The Simpsons, Bob's Burgers, and King of the Hill all take the classic sitcom premise and animate it, using the unique abilities a cartoon has to amp up the comedy.

Which animated TV shows are the funniest? Vote up the best animated comedies, then vote down the shows that aren't as funny as they think they are, and add any funny animated series that are missing.

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South Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman

Premiered: 1997

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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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

Premiered: 2013

Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more
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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

Premiered: 1989

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
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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

Premiered: 1999

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
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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

Premiered: 1999

Futurama is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series follows the ...more
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King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

Premiered: 1997

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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Archer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Premiered: 2009

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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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie

Premiered: 2014

BoJack Horseman (Netflix, 2014) is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett) was the star of the hit television show "Horsin' Around" ...more
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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

Premiered: 2011

Bob's Burgers (FOX, 2011) is an American animated comedy television series created by Loren Bouchard. The series centers on the Belcher family — parents Bob and Linda and their children Tina, ...more
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Regular Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin

Premiered: 2010

Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a ...more
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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal

Premiered: 2012

Gravity Falls is an American animated television series created by animator Alex Hirsch for Disney Channel, now on Disney XD. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin ...more
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Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Mike Judge, Dale Revo, Tracy Grandstaff

Premiered: 1992

Beavis and Butt-head is an American animated sitcom created and designed by Mike Judge. The series originated from "Frog Baseball", a 1992 short film by Judge originally aired on ...more
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Big Mouth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein

Premiered: 2017

Big Mouth (Netflix, 2017) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett, based on Kroll and Goldberg's tweenage years in the New ...more
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The Boondocks is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams

Premiered: 2005

The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network's late-night programming block, Adult Swim. Created by Aaron McGruder, based upon McGruder's comic strip of the same name, ...more
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Ed, Edd n Eddy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Matt Hill, Tommy Karlsen, Sam Vincent

Premiered: 1999

Ed, Edd n Eddy is a Canadian-American animated comedy television series created by Danny Antonucci for Cartoon Network, and the sixth of the network's Cartoon Cartoons. The series revolves ...more
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The Bugs Bunny Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Mel Blanc, June Foray, Jim Backus

Premiered: 1960

The Bugs Bunny Show is an animated television anthology series hosted by Bugs Bunny, that was mainly composed of Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons released by Warner Bros. between August ...more
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Avatar: The Last Airbend... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
BenH1 added Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

Premiered: 2005

Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which ...more
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Aqua Teen Hunger Force ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Dave Willis, Carey Means, Dana Snyder

Premiered: 2001

Aqua Teen Hunger Force is an American animated television series created by Dave Willis and Matt Maiellaro for Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The pilot episode aired ...more
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F Is for Family is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Bill Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long
F Is for Family (Netflix, 2015) is an American web animated sitcom created by Bill Burr and Michael Price. The show is set in the early to mid 1970s and follows the dysfunctional suburban ...more
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Rocko's Modern Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Carlos Alazraqui, Tom Kenny, Charles Adler

Premiered: 1993

Rocko's Modern Life is an American animated television series created by Joe Murray for Nickelodeon. The series centers on the surreal life of an anthropomorphic Australian-immigrant wallaby ...more
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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz, David Tennant
DuckTales (Disney Channel, 2017) is an American comedy-adventure animated television series developed by Matt Youngberg and Francisco Angones. The series is a reboot of the original 1987 series ...more
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The Ren & Stimpy Sho... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Peepster added John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

Premiered: 1991

The Ren & Stimpy Show, often simply referred to as Ren & Stimpy, is an American animated television series, created by Canadian animator John Kricfalusi. The show premiered on August 11, ...more
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Solar Opposites is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Sean Giambrone, Mary Mack, Justin Roiland

Premiered: 2020

Solar Opposites (Hulu, 2020) is an animated comedy television series created by Mike McMahan and Justin Roiland. A family of aliens move to middle America, where they debate whether life is ...more
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One-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa
One-Punch Man (TV Tokyo, 2015) is a Japanese anime series based on the webcomic by ONE. The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.
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Invader Zim is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Comedy Series Ever
Andy Berman, Richard Steven Horvitz, Rosearik Rikki Simons

Premiered: 2001

Invader Zim is an American animated television series created by Jhonen Vasquez for Nickelodeon. The series centers on an extraterrestrial named Zim from the planet Irk, and his mission to ...more