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The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime 

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List Rules Must be TV sitcoms available on Amazon Prime

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. 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. 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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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

Premiered: 1993

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 264

Network: NBC

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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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

Premiered: 1982

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 273

Network: NBC

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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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 68

Network: Fox Broadcasting Company

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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I Love Lucy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance

Premiered: 1951

Number of Seasons: 6

Network: CBS

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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Everybody Loves Raymond ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett

Premiered: 1996

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 210

Network: CBS

Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Doris Roberts, Peter Boyle, Brad Garrett, and Monica Horan. It originally ran on CBS from September ...more

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My Name Is Earl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 96

Network: NBC

My Name Is Earl is an American television comedy series created by Greg Garcia that aired on the NBC television network from September 20, 2005, to May 14, 2009, in the United States. It was ...more

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#69 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #98 of 2,298 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time The Best Seasons of My Name Is Earl

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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 184

Network: CBS

How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally ran on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in ...more

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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan

Premiered: 2006

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 138

Network: NBC

30 Rock is an American satirical television sitcom that ran on NBC from October 11, 2006, to January 31, 2013, and was created by Tina Fey. The series, which is loosely based on Fey's ...more

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 28

Network: NBC

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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Absolutely Fabulous is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha

Premiered: 1992

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 39

Network: Comedy Central, BBC America, BBC One, Logo, Oxygen

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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Fawlty Towers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs

Premiered: 1975

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 12

Network: British Broadcasting Corporation

Fawlty Towers is a BBC television sitcom that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then-wife Connie Booth, both of ...more

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The Larry Sanders Show ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham

Premiered: 1992

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 89

Network: British Broadcasting Corporation, HBO

The Larry Sanders Show is an American television sitcom set in the office and studio of a fictional late-night talk show. The show was created by Garry Shandling and Dennis Klein and aired from ...more

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Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

Premiered: 2007

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 22

Network: American Broadcasting Company

Pushing Daisies is an American fantasy comedy-drama television series created by Bryan Fuller that aired on ABC from October 3, 2007, to June 13, 2009. The series stars Lee Pace as Ned, a ...more

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 14

Network: British Broadcasting Corporation

The Office is a mockumentary that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is ...more

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Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 33

Network: Comedy Central

Chappelle's Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by comedians Dave Chappelle and Neal Brennan, with Chappelle hosting the show as well as starring in the majority of its ...more

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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston

Premiered: 1996

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 139

Network: NBC

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 Andy Griffith Show ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts

Premiered: 1960

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 249

Network: CBS

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) 18 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

Premiered: 2000

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 70

Network: HBO

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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Gilligan's Island is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus

Premiered: 1964

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 98

Network: CBS

Gilligan's Island is an American sitcom created and produced by Sherwood Schwartz via United Artists Television. The show had an ensemble cast that featured Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Jr., Jim ...more

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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter

Premiered: 1982

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 180

Network: NBC

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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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf

Premiered: 1988

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 222

Network: American Broadcasting Company

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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Corner Gas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Gabrielle Miller, Brent Butt, Eric Peterson

Premiered: 2004

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 107

Network: SBS One, WGN America, The Comedy Network, CTV Television Network

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) 23 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan

Premiered: 1962

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 274

Network: CBS

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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Wings is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Wings
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The Tick is listed (or ranked) 25 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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