TV Programs The Best Farce TV Shows  

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

Farce televisions shows may lampoon a tired concept or simply feature outlandish, over-the-top scenarios. Popular farce TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining farce show of all time is. Don't let your favorite farce 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 farce television shows below includes all the most whimsical, farcical programs in TV history. 

This list answers the questions, "What is the best farce show of all time?" and "What are the greatest farce shows?"

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Fawlty Towers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Fawlty Towers John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs - 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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Three's Company is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Three's Company John Ritter, Joyce DeWitt, Suzanne Somers - Three's Company is an American sitcom that aired from March 15, 1977 to September 18, 1984 on ABC. It is based on the British sitcom Man About the House. The story revolves around three single ...more

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Family Ties is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Family Ties 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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My Name Is Earl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
My Name Is Earl Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly - 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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Scrubs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Scrubs Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke - Scrubs is an American medical comedy television series created by Bill Lawrence that aired from October 2, 2001 to March 17, 2010 on NBC and later ABC. The series follows the lives of employees ...more

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The Grim Adventures of Billy a... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy Greg Eagles, Richard Steven Horvitz, Grey Griffin - The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy is an American animated television series created by Maxwell Atoms for Cartoon Network, and the fourteenth of the network's Cartoon Cartoons. It follows ...more

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30 Rock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
30 Rock Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan - 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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The Beverly Hillbillies is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
The Beverly Hillbillies 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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Pee-wee's Playhouse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Pee-wee's Playhouse Paul Reubens, John Paragon, Phil Hartman - Pee-wee's Playhouse is an American children's television program starring Paul Reubens as the childlike Pee-wee Herman which ran from 1986 to 1990 on Saturday mornings on CBS. The show was ...more

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Cheers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Aric Martin added Cheers 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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Angie Tribeca is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Angie Tribeca Rashida Jones, Hayes MacArthur, Jere Burns - Angie Tribeca (TBS, 2016) is an American comedy television series, a satire of police procedural shows, created by Steve Carell and Nancy Walls Carell. Angie (Rashida Jones) is a 10-year veteran ...more

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South Park is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
South Park Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman - South Park (Comedy Central, 1997) is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone. In the small town of South Park, four boys get caught up in all sorts of bizarre ...more

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Strangers with Candy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Strangers with Candy Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, Stephen Colbert - Strangers with Candy is a television series produced by Comedy Central. It first aired on April 7, 1999, and concluded its third and final season on October 2, 2000. Its timeslot was Sundays at ...more

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Wet Hot American Summer: First... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Marguerite Moreau, Zak Orth, Paul Rudd

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The Colbert Report is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
The Colbert Report Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart - The Colbert Report is an American late-night talk and news satire television program hosted by Stephen Colbert that aired on Comedy Central from October 17, 2005 to December 18, 2014 for 1,447 ...more

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The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
The Daily Show Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah, Hasan Minhaj - The Daily Show (Comedy Central, 1999) is an American late-night talk and news satire television program. Described as a fake news program, the show draws its comedy and satire from recent news ...more

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Childrens Hospital is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Childrens Hospital Rob Huebel, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino - Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that parodies the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on ...more

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Parks and Recreation Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman - 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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The Marvelous Misadventures of... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack Thurop Van Orman, Brian Doyle-Murray, Jeff Bennett - The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack is an American animated television series created by Thurop Van Orman for Cartoon Network that premiered on June 5, 2008, and ended on August 30, 2010. On ...more

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Big Shots is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Big Shots Michael Vartan, Christopher Titus, Joshua Malina - Big Shots is an American television drama created and executive produced by Jon Harmon Feldman. The pilot was directed by Charles McDougall.

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Grim & Evil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Grim & Evil Greg Eagles, Richard Steven Horvitz, Grey Griffin - Grim & Evil, also known as Maxwell Atoms' Grim & Evil and promotionally referred to as The Grim & Evil Show, is an American animated television series created by Maxwell Atoms for ...more

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Men Behaving Badly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Men Behaving Badly Rob Schneider, Dina Spybey-Waters, Ron Eldard - Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ...more

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What's with Andy? is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
What's with Andy? Cathy Cavadini, Jessica Kardos, Ian James Corlett - What's with Andy? is a Canadian animated series that started on September 22, 2001 and ended on March 4, 2007. It was originally an interactive Flash movie with completely different voice actors ...more

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Marblehead Manor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Farce TV Shows
Marblehead Manor Michael Richards, Phil Morris, Linda Thorson - Marblehead Manor is an American television sitcom that originally ran from 1987 to 1988 in first run syndication. It stars British comic actor Paxton Whitehead, American actor Phil Morris, ...more