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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best black comedy TV series.

Do you like your comedy a little darker? This is a list of the very best black comedy shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest dark comedy series also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular black comedy TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining black comedy show of all time is. Don't let your favorite black comedy television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of black comedy television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List ranges from Louie to Xavier: Renegade Angel and more black comedy TV shows.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best black comedy show of all time?" and "What are the greatest black comedy shows?"
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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
killerswamp added Rick and Morty Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

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556 210
It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

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438 199
South Park is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
FrigusTimor added South Park Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes

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209 59
Archer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Archer H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

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139 68
Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Arrested Development Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi

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144 66
Shameless is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Shameless Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky

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101 52
Monty Python's Flying Circus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Monty Python's Flying Circus Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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90 46
Fargo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
CraigAlarm added Fargo Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman

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155 108
The Addams Family is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
The Addams Family John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy

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89 51
Married... with Children is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
CraigAlarm added Married... with Children Ed O'Neill, Christina Applegate, Katey Sagal

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92 46
Bojack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Bojack Horseman Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie

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227 171
Louie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Louie Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker

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220 173
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

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88 42
Malcolm in the Middle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
CraigAlarm added Malcolm in the Middle Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston

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190 184
Weeds is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Weeds Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould

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144 118
The Ren & Stimpy Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
The Ren & Stimpy Show John Kricfalusi, Billy West, Harris Peet

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443 327
Metalocalypse is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Metalocalypse Tommy Blacha, Brendon Small, Mark Hamill

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196 160
Wilfred is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Wilfred Elijah Wood, Jason Gann, Fiona Gubelmann

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75 61
Orange Is the New Black is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Orange Is the New Black Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning

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75 50
Scrubs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Scrubs Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke

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90 96
M*A*S*H is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
M*A*S*H Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swi

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119 102
Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Robot Chicken Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer

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75 56
American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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94 91
Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
JuanBautistaDĂ­az added Better Call Saul Bob Odenkirk, Michael Mando, Jonathan Banks

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51 32
Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Curb Your Enthusiasm Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

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141 130
American Dad! is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
American Dad! Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

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42 23
Reno 911! is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Reno 911! Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant

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80 81
Celebrity Deathmatch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
killakane94 added Celebrity Deathmatch Maurice Schlafer, Len Maxwell, Mills Lane

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46 30
The IT Crowd is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added The IT Crowd Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson

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Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
CraigAlarm added Saturday Night Live Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

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31 29
Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
CraigAlarm added Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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All in the Family is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added All in the Family Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner

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41 34
Tales from the Crypt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
CraigAlarm added Tales from the Crypt John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer

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92 115
Drawn Together is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Drawn Together Adam Carolla, Jess Harnell, Abbey DiGregorio

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46 41
Trailer Park Boys is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Trailer Park Boys John Paul Tremblay, Robb Wells, Mike Smith

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42 37
The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added The Golden Girls Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan

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38 34
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
CraigAlarm added Brooklyn Nine-Nine Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

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71 79
Ren & Stimpy
Ren & Stimpy "Adult Party Cartoon" John Kricfalusi, Eric Bauza, Cheryl Chase

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104 124
Misfits is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Misfits Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Joseph Gilgun, Iwan Rheon

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41 41
Californication is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Californication David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Evan Handler

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27 24
Eastbound & Down is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Eastbound & Down Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon

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RileyJo81 added iZombie Rose McIver, Robert Buckley, Malcolm Goodwin

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59 87
Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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The Boondocks is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
The Boondocks Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams

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23 33
Soap is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Soap Rod Roddy, Katherine Helmond, Richard Mulligan

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23 23
Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Orphan Black Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris

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27 31
Titus is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Titus Christopher Titus, Cynthia Watros, Zack Ward

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28 32
Community is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Community Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover

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19 21
Good Times is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Vamp Doll added Good Times BernNadette Stanis, Ralph Carter, Jimmie Walker

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17 19
Peep Show is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Dark Comedy TV Shows
Sam Abad added Peep Show David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King