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The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite shows featuring the sister-sister bond (or lack thereof), excluding any with sisters who aren't main stars, as well as brother-sister scenarios.

What do you think are the best shows about sisters? Many of us have one, but there aren't as many popular TV shows about sisters as you might imagine. For this list, the focus is entirely on series about or featuring two women who are sisters. Even if a character like Monica Geller (Friends) is a great example of a sister found on television, she isn't being considered because she doesn't have a sister of her own. TV shows about sisters may be hard to come by, but that doesn't mean there aren't some amazing sisters spread throughout television history—and this list compiles the best examples of them all.

Shows like The WB's (Now CW) Charmed integrates the characters' sisterhood as a core element of the show. Their magic works best when combined, making them some of the most powerful sisters in all of television. Other shows like Game of Thrones may not be the one you think of when trying to come up with an amazing TV show featuring sisters, but Arya and Sansa Stark are two of the most important characters in that series, which features dozens. Of course, we can't forget Tia and Tamera from the cast of Sister, Sister, not to mention the three lovely girls from Brady Bunch. In short, you can find plenty of good shows about sisters.

For more recommendations, browse this list of sister TV shows and feel free to add any similar shows and movies you think are missing! You might also be interested in checking out the best movies about sisters.

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Step by Step is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Patrick Duffy, Suzanne Somers, Brandon Call
Step by Step is an American television sitcom that aired for seven seasons, originally running on ABC as part of its TGIF Friday night lineup from September 20, 1991, to August 15, 1997, and ...more
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Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris
Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction television series created by screenwriter Graeme Manson and director John Fawcett, starring Tatiana Maslany as several identical people who are, in ...more
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The Cosby Show is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam
The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, ...more
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According to Jim is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dimos Dicoudis added James Belushi, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Larry Joe Campbell
According to Jim is an American sitcom television series starring Jim Belushi in the title role as a suburban father of three children. It originally ran on ABC from October 1, 2001 to June 2,
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Johnny Test is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dimos Dicoudis added James Arnold Taylor, Maryke Hendrikse, Lee Tockar
Johnny Test is an American/Canadian animated television series. It premiered on Kids' WB, on The WB Television Network, on September 17, 2005. Despite the merger of the UPN and that programming ...more
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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf
Roseanne is an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from October 18, 1988, to May 20, 1997. Starring Roseanne Barr, the show revolved around the Conners, an Illinois working-class family. ...more
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Hope & Faith is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Megan Fox, Kelly Ripa, Ted McGinley
Hope & Faith is an American sitcom, starring Faith Ford and Kelly Ripa. It originally aired on ABC from September 26, 2003 to May 2, 2006. During the first and second seasons, the series was ...more
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My Little Pony: Friendship Is ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dimos Dicoudis added Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Tara Strong
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is an animated television series produced by Hasbro as part of its My Little Pony toy franchise, which is tied in with the 2010 launch of dolls and play sets, ...more
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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello
Beauty & the Beast is an American television series, very loosely inspired by the 1987 CBS series of the same name, created by Sherri Cooper-Landsman and Jennifer Levin that premiered ...more
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Ugly Betty is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
America Ferrera, Eric Mabius, Tony Plana
Ugly Betty is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Silvio Horta, which premiered on ABC on September 28, 2006, and ended on April 14, 2010. The series revolves around the ...more
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Skins is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Kaya Scodelario, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Dempsie
Skins is a British teen drama that followed the lives of a group of teenagers in Bristol, South West England, through the two years of sixth form. Each episode generally focuses on a particular ...more
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Almost Family is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Brittany Snow, Timothy Hutton, Megalyn Echikunwoke
Almost Family (Fox, 2019), originally picked up as Not Just Me, is an American drama television series based on the Australian television series Sisters. Only child Julia Bechley (Brittany Snow) ...more
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Ranma ½ is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dimos Dicoudis added Megumi Hayashibara, Hirotaka Suzuoki, Kenichi Ogata
Ranma ½ a 1989 comedy martial arts anime based on a manga series of the same name. The story revolves around teenage martial artist Ranma Saotome who, as the result of an accident, is ...more
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Tenchi Muyo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Dimos Dicoudis added Takeshi Aono, Petrea Burchard, Debi Derryberry
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Queen Sugar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Sisters
Rutina Wesley, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Kofi Siriboe
Queen Sugar (OWN, 2016) is an American drama television series created by Ava DuVernay. Three siblings move to Louisiana to inherit an 800 acre sugarcane farm left by their recently departed