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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, like I Love Lucy or Cheers, 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. Also, feel free to add any great streaming Amazon Prime sitcoms that aren't listed.

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. Just because you adore Workaholics does not mean you'll necessarily go for Tosh.0, for example. Hopefully, if you're on the fence about committing to a particular streaming sitcoms on Amazon Prime, this list can help you out a bit.

Whether you're into wacky comedies like Eastbound & Down or the classics like The Andy Griffith Show, 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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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger
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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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce
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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I Love Lucy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance
I Love Lucy is an American television sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. The black-and-white series originally ran from October 15, 1951, to May 6, ...more
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The Andy Griffith Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts
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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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
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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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin
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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Suits is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle
Suits is a USA Network legal drama created by Aaron Korsh that stars Patrick J. Adams as Michael "Mike" Ross and Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter. The first episode debuted on June 23, ...more
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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter
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) 9 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Gabrielle Miller, Brent Butt, Eric Peterson
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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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
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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The Tick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
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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The Beverly Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan
The Beverly Hillbillies is an American sitcom originally broadcast for nine seasons on CBS from September 26, 1962 to March 23, 1971, starring Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan, Donna Douglas, and Max ...more
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Alpha House is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
John Goodman, Clark Johnson, Matt Malloy
Alpha House is an American political satire television series produced by Amazon Studios. The show stars John Goodman, Clark Johnson, Matt Malloy and Mark Consuelos as four Republican U.S. ...more
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Veep is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale
Veep is an HBO television comedy series, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, set in the office of Selina Meyer, a fictional Vice President, and subsequent President, of the United States. The series ...more
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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996, on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its ...more
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Fleabag is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Hugh Skinner, Sian Clifford
Fleabag (BBC Three, 2016) is a six-part British comedy series about Fleabag (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), a young woman attempting to navigate modern life in London.
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A Different World is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Lisa Bonet, Kadeem Hardison, Jasmine Guy
A Different World is an American television sitcom which aired for six seasons on NBC. It is a spin-off series from The Cosby Show and originally centered on Denise Huxtable and the life of ...more
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The Grand Tour is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May
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) 19 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ardal O'Hanlon, Dermot Morgan, Pauline McLynn
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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Cosby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Doug E. Doug
Cosby is an American situation comedy television series broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996, to April 28, 2000, loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave. The program stars ...more
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Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis
This show is an American television romantic sitcom created by Darren Star and produced by HBO. Broadcast from 1998 until 2004, the original run of the show had a total of 94 episodes. ...more
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Eastbound & Down is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon
Eastbound & Down is an American sports comedy television series that was broadcast on HBO, starring Danny McBride as Kenny Powers, a former professional baseball pitcher, who after an up and ...more
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Accidentally on Purpose is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Jenna Elfman, Jon Foster, Ashley Jensen
Accidentally on Purpose is an American television situation comedy series that ran on CBS from September 21, 2009 to April 21, 2010 during the 2009–10 season. The series stars Jenna Elfman and ...more
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Red Oaks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Craig Roberts, Jennifer Grey, Richard Kind
Red Oaks (Amazon Video, 2015) is a comedy web television series created by Joe Gangemi and Gregory Jacobs. David (Craig Roberts), a college student, begins working at a New Jersey country club ...more
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Father Knows Best is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Elinor Donahue
Father Knows Best is an American radio and television comedy series which portrayed a middle class family life in the Midwest. It was created by writer Ed James in the 1940s, and ran on radio ...more