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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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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

Premiered: 1982

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

Premiered: 1993

Frasier (NBC, 1993) is an American sitcom television series created by David Angell, Peter Casey, and David Lee, and a spinoff of Cheers. After his divorce, psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane ...more

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Everybody Loves Raymond ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett

Premiered: 1996

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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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

Premiered: 2003

Arrested Development (Fox, 2003) is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz. Level-headed son Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) takes over family affairs after his father is ...more

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 6 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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My Name Is Earl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly

Premiered: 2005

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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Fawlty Towers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs

Premiered: 1975

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Absolutely Fabulous is listed (or ranked) 9 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 Larry Sanders Show ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham

Premiered: 1992

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook

Premiered: 2001

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Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

Premiered: 2007

Pushing Daisies (ABC, 2007) is an American fantasy comedy-drama television series created by Bryan Fuller. A pie-maker (Lee Pace) with the ability to reanimate the dead teams up with his ...more

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Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan

Premiered: 2003

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I Love Lucy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance

Premiered: 1951

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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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders

Premiered: 2005

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 2005) is an American sitcom created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays. Through a series of flashbacks, Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) recounts to his children the journey he ...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

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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

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

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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Sports Night is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Josh Charles, Peter Krause, Felicity Huffman

Premiered: 1998

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Gilligan's Island is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus

Premiered: 1964

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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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 21 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) 22 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter

Premiered: 1982

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Corner Gas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Gabrielle Miller, Brent Butt, Eric Peterson

Premiered: 2004

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The Beverly Hillbillies ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Sitcoms on Amazon Prime
Buddy Ebsen, Donna Douglas, Irene Ryan

Premiered: 1962

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Fleabag is listed (or ranked) 25 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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