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The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix 

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The absolute best sitcoms streaming on Netflix, ranked from the most popular to the least by the Ranker community. This list shows the very best sitcoms currently streaming on Netflix, not just original series. 

More than just good sitcoms, many of the TV comedy series found here are considered the top rated TV shows of all time, so prepare for marathons. Whether they're old or new, the best sitcoms are all streaming on Netflix.  

Sometimes there's nothing better than binge-watching a sitcom to lift the spirits or to kick back and relax. Which sitcom is the best? From How I Met Your Motherto Friends, they're all here for the Ranker community to vote on. If there's a sitcom that you don't see, feel free to add it to the list, but make sure that it's currently streaming on Netflix. Vote up your favorites and vote down the ones you don't think are so funny.

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carlybobarly added Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston

Premiered: 1994

Number of Seasons: 10

Number of Episodes: 236

Genres (Tv): Television comedy, Sitcom, Comedy, Romance

Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which originally aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004. It lasted ten seasons and is now in ...more

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Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aziz Ansari

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 7

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary, Satire, Romance TV, Comedy-drama, + more

Parks and Recreation is an American television sitcom starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. Created ...more

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Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 201

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary, Satire, Romance TV, Romantic comedy, + more

The Office is an American television comedy series that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013. It is an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. The Office was adapted for ...more

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Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 68

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Arrested Development is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz, which originally aired on Fox for three seasons from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006. A fourth season of ...more

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Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher

Premiered: 1998

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 200

Genres (Tv): Romance Film, Sitcom, Comedy

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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Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

Premiered: 1993

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 264

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Farce, Comedy

Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David ...more

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Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

Premiered: 1982

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 273

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Cheers is an American sitcom that ran for eleven seasons between 1982 and 1993. The show was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for ...more

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmid... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
voting closed at #8 Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 51

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode ...more

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The IT Crowd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson

Premiered: 2006

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 24

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Drama, Comedy

The IT Crowd is a British sitcom by Channel 4, written by Graham Linehan, produced by Ash Atalla and starring Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson and Matt Berry. The "IT" ...more

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Master of None is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 10

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Master of None (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. The personal and professional life of Dev (Aziz Ansari), a 30-year-old ...more

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Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Sam Waterston

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 78

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Grace and Frankie (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Marta Kauffman and Howard J. Morris. Finding out that their husbands have been romantically ...more

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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Fantasy

The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy comedy television series created by Michael Schur. Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When ...more

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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Danielle Bell Flannery added Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 36

Genres (Tv): Drama, Comedy

Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. This remake of the award-winning British series is set in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, although ...more

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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Schitt's Creek Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 13

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Schitt's Creek (CBC, 2015) is a Canadian television sitcom created by Eugene Levy and Dan Levy. After losing their fortune, a family is forced to rebuild their lives with their sole remaining ...more

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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Justina Machado, Todd Grinnell, Isabella Gomez

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

One Day at a Time (Netflix) is a 2017 sitcom loosely based on the 1975 Norman Lear series of the same name. Penelope Alvarez (Justina Machado) is a newly-single Army Nursing Corps veteran ...more

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Kim's Convenience is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Kim's Convenience (CBC, 2016) is a Canadian sitcom based on Ins Choi's 2011 play of the same name. The series centres on the Korean Canadian Kim family who run a convenience store in the Moss ...more

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The Ranch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
The Ranch Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Debra Winger

Genres (Tv): Drama

The Ranch (Netflix, 2016) is an American comedy web television series created by Don Reo and Jim Patterson. The son (Ashton Kutcher) of a Colorado rancher returns home from a semi-pro football ...more

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Young & Hungry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 10

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Young & Hungry is an American sitcom created by David Holden, and executive produced by Ashley Tisdale. The multi-camera series stars Emily Osment, Jonathan Sadowski, Aimee Carrero, Kym ...more

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Family Reunion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Anthony Alabi, Loretta Devine, Talia Jackson

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Family Reunion (Netflix, 2019) is an American television comedy series. When the McKellan family, headed by Moses 'Moz' McKellen (Anthony Alabi) from Seattle to Georgia to be closer to extended ...more
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Mr. Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Gabriel Iglesias, Gloria Aung, Tucker Albrizzi

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Mr. Iglesias (Netflix, 2019) is an American comedy web television series. Starring comedian Gabriel Iglesias, the show follows a good-natured public high school teacher (Iglesias) who works at ...more
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Marlon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Notlim Taylor

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Marlon (NBC, 2017) is an American comedy television series created by Christopher Moynihan and Marlon Wayans. Despite their inability to coexist, divorced couple Marlon Wayne (Marlon Wayans) and ...more

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Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 3

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Animation

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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Gilmore Girls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson

Premiered: 2000

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 153

Genres (Tv): Drama, Comedy-drama, Comedy

Gilmore Girls is an American comedy-drama series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino, starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. On October 5, 2000, the series debuted on the WB to widespread ...more

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One Day at a Time is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sitcoms Currently on Netflix
Valerie Bertinelli, Bonnie Franklin, Pat Harrington Jr.

Premiered: 1975

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 209

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

One Day at a Time is an American situation comedy that aired on the CBS network from December 16, 1975, until May 28, 1984. It starred Bonnie Franklin as Ann Romano, a divorced mother who moves ...more

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Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Greg Davies, Blake Harrison

Premiered: 2008

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 12

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Satire, Comedy

The Inbetweeners is a British sitcom that originally aired on E4 from 2008 to 2010. Created and written by Damon Beesley and Iain Morris, the show followed the life of suburban teenager Will ...more

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