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The Best Fox Comedies of All Time 

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List Rules Only sitcoms and comedy series that aired on the FOX network

Television has been a vital part of American culture and society since its inception. This list of the best FOX comedies of all time as voted on by men and women just scratches the surface of television. But when you want to laugh, the FOX comedies on this list will do the trick.

From cartoons, to variety shows, daytime soaps, and comedies, television gives us a myriad of programs to choose from. This list includes top FOX sitcoms and funny shows like "That ‘70s Show," "Family Guy," "The Simpsons," and "New Girl." This list can help you find the top FOX comedies, for those nights when you just need a laugh.

Vote up your favorite FOX comedies below, or vote down the ones you can't stand to watch.
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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

Premiered: 1989

Number of Seasons: 31

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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Married... with Children... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal

Premiered: 1987

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 259

Married... with Children is an American sitcom that aired for 11 seasons. It featured a dysfunctional family living in a fictional Chicago suburb. The series, notable for being the first ...more

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

Premiered: 1999

Number of Seasons: 18

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) 4 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

Premiered: 1999

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 140

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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That '70s Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis

Premiered: 1998

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 200

That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006. The series focused on the lives of a group of teenage friends living in ...more

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Malcolm in the Middle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston

Premiered: 2000

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 151

Malcolm in the Middle is an American sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series was first broadcast on January 9, 2000 and ended its six-year run on May 14, ...more

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King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

Premiered: 1997

Number of Seasons: 13

Number of Episodes: 259

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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American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 137

American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the "Animation Domination" lineup on Fox. American Dad! is the first ...more

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In Living Color is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park

Premiered: 1990

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 127

In Living Color is an American sketch comedy television series that originally ran on Fox from April 15, 1990, to May 19, 1994. Brothers Keenen and Damon Wayans created, wrote and starred in the ...more

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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
tore_bm added H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 10

Number of Episodes: 183

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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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 68

Arrested Development (Fox, 2003) is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz. Level-headed son Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) takes over family affairs after his father is ...more

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, NBC 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in ...more

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The Bernie Mac Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Jake Elwood added Bernie Mac, Kellita Smith, Jeremy Suarez

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 104

The Bernie Mac Show is an American sitcom that aired on Fox for five seasons from November 14, 2001 to April 14, 2006. The series featured comic actor Bernie Mac and his wife Wanda raising his ...more

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New Girl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 33

New Girl is an American sitcom television series that premiered on Fox on September 20, 2011. Developed by Elizabeth Meriwether under the working title Chicks & Dicks, the series revolves ...more

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Herman's Head is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
oldschoolrockisthebest added Herman's Head William Ragsdale, Hank Azaria, Jane Sibbett

Premiered: 1991

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 72

Herman's Head is an American sitcom that aired on the Fox network from September 8, 1991 until April 21, 1994. The series was created by Andy Guerdat and Steve Kreinberg, and produced by ...more

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The Tick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Patrick Warburton, David Burke, Liz Vassey

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 9

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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Raising Hope is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton, Garret Dillahunt

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 22

Raising Hope is an American sitcom that aired from September 21, 2010, to April 4, 2014, on Fox. Following its first season, the show received two nominations at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards. ...more

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The Critic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh

Premiered: 1994

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 23

The Critic is an American prime time animated series revolving around the life of New York film critic Jay Sherman, voiced by actor Jon Lovitz. It was created by writing partners Al Jean and ...more

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Roc is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Charles S. Dutton, Ella Joyce, Rocky Carroll

Premiered: 1991

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 72

Roc is an American comedy-drama television series which ran on Fox from August 1991 to May 1994. The series stars Charles S. Dutton as Baltimore garbage collector Roc Emerson and Ella Joyce as ...more

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Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt

Premiered: 1965

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 138

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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The Tracey Ullman Show ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
racey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Sam McMurray

Premiered: 1987

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 82

The Tracey Ullman Show is an American television variety show, starring English-born comedian and onetime pop singer Tracey Ullman. It debuted on April 5, 1987, as the Fox network's second ...more

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Titus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Titus Christopher Titus, Cynthia Watros, Zack Ward

Premiered: 2000

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 54

Titus is an American dark comedy sitcom that debuted on Fox in 2000. The series was created by its star, Christopher Titus, Jack Kenny, and Brian Hargrove. The sitcom is based on Christopher's ...more

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What Just Happened??! wi... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Fred Savage

Premiered: 2019

What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage (Fox, 2019) is an American hybrid comedy-talk television series. Spoofing the phenomenon aftershows, it is an actual aftershow for a fake TV series, The
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BH90210 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Gabrielle Carteris, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth

Premiered: 2019

BH90210 (Fox, 2019) is a television dramedy miniseries and a quasi-reboot of the TV series Beverly Hills, 90210. The six-part limited series follows most of the original cast of the 1990 show, ...more
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Duncanville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fox Comedies of All Time
Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa
Duncanville (Fox, 2020) is an American animated sitcom co-created by Amy Poehler, Mike Scully and Julie Scully. The show centers around the life of 15-year-old Duncan Harris (voiced by Amy ...more

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