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The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime 

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The best streaming Amazon Prime sitcoms feature many of the most memorable TV characters of all time as seen in some great television sitcoms and TV programs. What are the best TV series on Amazon Prime? With so many choices, how can anyone decide which show to watch? Some might opt to revisit old favorites, while other viewers are looking to check out some of the best TV shows of recent memory (like Transparent and The Tick) that they missed during their original runs. What TV sitcoms are streaming on Amazon Prime? This list is all about deciding which Amazon Prime streaming TV shows are the ones that are must-see television. Be sure to vote for your personal favorites and vote down any shows you just couldn't get through. 

Having a lot of options is not exactly a bad thing, but with the multitude of available Amazon Prime streaming television programs, it can be a little overwhelming. Sure, Amazon Prime "suggests" shows for you, but let's face it: sometimes that doesn't work out so well. Hopefully, if you're on the fence about committing to a particular streaming sitcom on Amazon Prime, this list can help you out a bit.

Whether you're into wacky comedies like or the classics like, you can easily get sucked in to a new favorite show watching Amazon streaming. There really is something out there for everyone!

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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan

Premiered: 2006

30 Rock (NBC, 2006) is an American satirical sitcom television series created by Tina Fey. Head writer Liz Lemon (Fey) tries to run her sketch comedy show, while dealing with an arrogant boss ...more

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman

Premiered: 2009

Parks and Recreation (NBC, 2009) is an American television sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur. The series follows Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler), a perky mid-level bureaucrat, and her ...more

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Absolutely Fabulous is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha

Premiered: 1992

Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC television sitcom created by Jennifer Saunders, based on an original idea by her and Dawn French, and written by Saunders, who plays the ...more

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook

Premiered: 2001

The Office (BBC Two, 2001) is a British television mockumentary sitcom created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. The series follows the day-to-day lives of office ...more

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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston

Premiered: 1996

3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very ...more

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The Marvelous Mrs. Maise... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen, Alex Borstein

Premiered: 2017

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Video, 2017) is an American period comedy-drama web television series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. A 1960s housewife (Rachel Brosnahan) discovers she has a ...more

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The Andy Griffith Show ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts

Premiered: 1960

The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960 to April 1, 1968. The show, a semi-spin-off from an episode of The Danny Thomas Show, starred Andy ...more

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

Premiered: 2000

Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American improvised comedy television series produced and broadcast by HBO, which premiered on October 15, 2000. It has aired 80 episodes over eight seasons, the last ...more

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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf

Premiered: 1988

Roseanne (ABC, 1988) is an American television sitcom created by Matt Williams, Marcy Carsey, and Tom Werner. The series centers around the everyday life of an American working-class family.

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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter

Premiered: 1982

Family Ties is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1982 until May 14, 1989. The series, created by Gary David Goldberg, reflected the move in the United States from the ...more

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Corner Gas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Gabrielle Miller, Brent Butt, Eric Peterson

Premiered: 2004

Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. The series ...more

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The Beverly Hillbillies ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan

Premiered: 1962

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The Tick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
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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Fleabag is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Fleabag Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Hugh Skinner, Sian Clifford

Premiered: 2016

Fleabag (BBC Three, 2016) is a British comedy series created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, based on her 2013 one-woman show. A young woman (Waller-Bridge) tries to cope with life in London while ...more

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A Different World is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Lisa Bonet, Kadeem Hardison, Jasmine Guy

Premiered: 1987

A Different World (NBC, 1987) is an American sitcom created by Bill Cosby, and a spin-off of The Cosby Show. A group of students struggles to make it through college as they attend a renowned ...more

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Cybill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Cybill Shepherd, Christine Baranski, Alicia Witt

Premiered: 1995

Cybill is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre, which aired on CBS from January 2, 1995, to July 13, 1998. Starring Cybill Shepherd, the show revolves around the life of Cybill ...more

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Catastrophe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney

Premiered: 2015

Catastrophe (Channel 4, 2015) a British sitcom created by Rob Delaney and Sharon Horgan. After an unexpected pregnancy, an Irish woman (Horgan) and an American businessman (Delaney) decide to ...more

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Still Standing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Mark Addy, Jami Gertz, Jennifer Irwin

Premiered: 2002

Still Standing is an American sitcom television series that ran on CBS from September 30, 2002 to March 8, 2006. It starred Mark Addy and Jami Gertz as Bill & Judy Miller, a middle class ...more
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The Grand Tour is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May

Premiered: 2016

The Grand Tour is a British motoring television series for Amazon Video presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May and produced by Andy Wilman. The four agreed to produce the ...more

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Father Ted is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ardal O'Hanlon, Dermot Morgan, Pauline McLynn

Premiered: 1995

Father Ted is a sitcom that was produced by independent production company Hat Trick Productions for British broadcaster Channel 4. Written jointly by Irish writers Arthur Mathews and Graham ...more

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Green Acres is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Eddie Albert, Eva Gabor, Tom Lester

Premiered: 1965

Green Acres is an American sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a rural country farm. Produced by Filmways as a sister show to Petticoat ...more

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Mr. Bean is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Rowan Atkinson, Robin Driscoll, Matilda Ziegler

Premiered: 1990

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Sports Night is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Josh Charles, Peter Krause, Felicity Huffman

Premiered: 1998

Sports Night is an American television series about a fictional sports news show also called Sports Night. It focuses on the friendships, pitfalls, and ethical issues the creative talent of the ...more

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The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy

Premiered: 1964

The Addams Family is an American television series based on the characters in Charles Addams' New Yorker cartoons. The 30-minute series was shot in black-and-white and aired for two seasons on ...more

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Chuck is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez

Premiered: 2007

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