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Funniest HBO Series Ever

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List RulesHBO original comedy series only

HBO has brought us some of the most hilarious original comedy series over the years.  Which of all of their comedy series are the best?

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    The Larry Sanders Show

    Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor

    PremieredJune 12, 1992

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    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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    Silicon Valley

    Thomas Middleditch, Zach Woods

    PremieredApril 6, 2014

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Silicon Valley is an American television sitcom created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on six young men who found a startup company in Silicon Valley. The series...  more
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    Vice Principals

    Danny McBride, Walton Goggins

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Vice Principals (HBO, 2016) is an American comedy television series created by Danny McBride and Jody Hill. An over protective father (Danny McBride) is obsessed with becoming a principal and...  more
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    Tracey Takes On...

    Tracey Ullman, Alastair Duncan

    Premiered1996

    Genres (Tv)Sketch comedy, Comedy

    Tracey Takes On... is an HBO sketch comedy series starring actress-comedian Tracey Ullman. The show ran for four seasons, and won multiple awards. Each week, each episode would focus on, or "take...  more
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    Da Ali G Show

    Sacha Baron Cohen

    PremieredFebruary 21, 2003

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Interview

    Da Ali G Show is the name of two related satirical TV series created by and starring English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and featuring the character Ali G. The first series originally aired on Channel...  more
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    Veep

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky

    PremieredApril 22, 2012

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Politics

    Veep (HBO, 2012) is an American political satire comedy television series created by Armando Iannucci, based on the British sitcom The Thick of It. Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus)...  more
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    Dream On

    Brian Benben, Chris Demetral

    Premiered1990

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Dream On is an American adult-themed situation comedy about the family life, romantic life, and career of Martin Tupper, a divorced New York City book editor played by Brian Benben. The show...  more
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    Tenacious D

    Jack Black, Kyle Gass

    PremieredNovember 28, 1997

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Music, Rock

    Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth is a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999 and 2000. It featured the fictional accounts of the real band Tenacious D, which is composed of members Jack Black...  more
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    Hung

    Thomas Jane, Anne Heche

    PremieredJune 28, 2009

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Hung is a comedy-drama television series which ran on HBO from June 28, 2009 to December 4, 2011. It was created by Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson and stars Thomas Jane as Ray Drecker, a struggling...  more
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    The Comeback

    Lisa Kudrow, Robert Michael Morris

    PremieredJune 5, 2005

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    The Comeback is an American television comedy-drama series produced by HBO that stars actress Lisa Kudrow as sitcom actress Valerie Cherish in modern-day Los Angeles, California. It was created by...  more
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    1st & Ten

    Cliff Frazier, Prince Hughes

    Premiered1984

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Sports film, Comedy

    1st & Ten is an American situation comedy that aired between December 1984 and January 1991 on the cable television network HBO. Featuring series regulars Delta Burke and veteran Reid Shelton, it was...  more
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    Enlightened

    Laura Dern, Luke Wilson

    PremieredOctober 10, 2011

    Genres (Tv)Comedy drama

    Enlightened is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on October 10, 2011. The series was created by Mike White, who wrote every episode, and Laura Dern, who plays the lead...  more
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    Curb Your Enthusiasm

    Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

    PremieredOctober 15, 2000

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    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 of...  more
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    Eastbound & Down

    Danny McBride, John Hawkes

    PremieredFebruary 14, 2009

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    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 down...  more
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    Not Necessarily the News

    Matthew Perry, Jan Hooks

    Premiered1983

    Genres (Tv)Satire, Sketch

    Not Necessarily the News is a satirical sketch comedy series that first aired on HBO in September 1982 as a comedy special, and then ran as a series from 1983 to 1990. It featured sketches, parody...  more
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    23
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    Jonah from Tonga

    Chris Lilley, Doug Bowles
    Jonah from Tonga is an Australian television sitcom that is written by and starring comedian Chris Lilley. The mockumentary series follows Jonah Takalua, a rebellious 14-year-old Australian boy of...  more
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    The Brink

    Jack Black, Tim Robbins

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Dark comedy

    The Brink (HBO, 2015) is an American television comedy created by Roberto Benabib and Kim Benabib. Top U.S. government and military scramble to prevent World War 3 from happening amidst the chaos of...  more
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    Extras

    Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen

    PremieredJuly 21, 2005

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Extras is a British sitcom about extras working in television and film sets and in theatre. The series was co-produced by the BBC and HBO, and was created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and...  more
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    How to Make It in America

    Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk

    PremieredFebruary 14, 2010

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    How to Make It in America is an American comedy-drama television series that ran on HBO from February 14, 2010, to November 20, 2011. The series follows the lives of Ben Epstein and his friend Cam...  more
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    Funny or Die Presents

    Elijah Wood, Don Cheadle

    PremieredFebruary 19, 2010

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also...  more
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    Getting On

    Laurie Metcalf, Niecy Nash

    PremieredNovember 24, 2013

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Getting On is an American television comedy series based on the British series of the same name, and developed by Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer. The series premiered on HBO on November 24, 2013....  more
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    Tracey Ullman's Show

    Tracey Ullman, Lucy Montgomery

    Premiered2016

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    Lucky Louie

    Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon

    Premiered2006

    Genres (Tv)Black comedy, Sitcom, Comedy

    Lucky Louie is an American television sitcom created by Louis C.K., which aired on HBO for one season in 2006. In addition to being the creator, writer and executive producer of the series, C.K....  more
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    Togetherness

    Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey

    PremieredJanuary 11, 2015

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Togetherness (HBO, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, and Steve Zissis. Two couples living under the same roof struggle to keep their...  more
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    Animals

    Phil Matarese, Mike Luciano

    Premiered2016

    Animals is a television documentary....  more