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Here are the very best sketch comedy shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest sketch comedy shows also includes pictures from the shows. Popular sketch comedy TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining sketch comedy show of all time is. Don't let your favorite sketch 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 sketch comedy television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

The list includes shows like from Chappelle's Show, Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and more.

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

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270 151
Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Saturday Night Live Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

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2
273 139
Monty Python's Flying Circus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Monty Python's Flying Circus Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

3
307 129
Chappelle's Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Chappelle's Show Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan

4
222 98
The Carol Burnett Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Carol Burnett Show Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman

5
185 106
MADtv is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
MADtv Michael McDonald, Debra Wilson, Aries Spears

6
285 107
In Living Color is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
In Living Color Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park

7
171 104
The Kids in the Hall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Kids in the Hall Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald

8
109 88
Second City Television is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Second City Television John Candy, Robin Duke, Joe Flaherty

9
191 107
Key & Peele is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Key & Peele Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Ron Artest

10
173 76
The Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Muppet Show Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Richard Hunt

11
132 86
The Benny Hill Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Benny Hill Show Benny Hill, Nicholas Parsons, Patricia Hayes

12
105 83
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Dan Rowan, Dick Martin, Ruth Buzzi

13
116 95
The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Countermoon added The Daily Show Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver

14
103 105
Mr. Show with Bob and David is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Mr. Show with Bob and David Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, John Ennis

15
86 90
The Tracey Ullman Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Tracey Ullman Show racey Ullman, Dan Castellaneta, Sam McMurray

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70 99
A Bit of Fry and Laurie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
A Bit of Fry and Laurie Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton

17
85 94
All That is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
All That Amanda Bynes, Nick Cannon, Kenan Thompson

18
87 120
Tosh.0 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Tosh.0 Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis

19
89 81
Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Sesame Street Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney

20
56 60
The Ed Sullivan Show is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Ed Sullivan Show Ed Sullivan, Bern Bennett, Ralph Paul

21
59 65
You Can't Do That on Televisio... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
You Can't Do That on Television Les Lye, Abby Hagyard, Christine McGlade

22
53 60
The Electric Company is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Electric Company Morgan Freeman, Joan Rivers, Bill Cosby

23
30 78
Fridays is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Fridays Jack Burns, Brandis Kemp, Mark Blankfield

24
41 60
Upright Citizens Brigade is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Upright Citizens Brigade Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts

25
126 90
Robot Chicken is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Robot Chicken Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer

26
60 54
The Red Skelton Show is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Countermoon added The Red Skelton Show Ginger Rogers, Red Skelton

27
58 73
The Red Green Show is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Red Green Show Graham Greene, Paul Gross, Gavin Crawford

28
23 44
French & Saunders is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
bigcraig added French & Saunders Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Simon Brint

29
58 89
That Mitchell and Webb Look is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
That Mitchell and Webb Look David Mitchell, Robert Webb, James Bachman

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30
81 102
The Whitest Kids U' Know is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Whitest Kids U' Know Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, Zach Cregger

31
50 60
The Man Show is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Man Show Adam Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel, Angelique Gorges

32
73 58
The Richard Pryor Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Richard Pryor Show Richard Pryor^! Jimmy Martinez^! Edie McClurg

33
40 65
Your Show of Shows is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Your Show of Shows Sid Caesar, Imogene Coca, Carl Reiner

34
42 52
The Flip Wilson Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Flip Wilson Show Flip Wilson, Tim Conway, George Carlin

35
19 19
Hee Haw is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Ray Peace added Hee Haw Roy Clark^! Gunilla Hutton^! Buck Owens

36
41 75
Inside Amy Schumer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Dbo878 added Inside Amy Schumer Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston

37
46 71
Little Britain is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Little Britain Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker

38
22 49
The Catherine Tate Show is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Catherine Tate Show Catherine Tate, Mathew Horne, Niky Wardley

39
33 55
The Jonathan Winters Show is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Jonathan Winters Show Jonathan Winters, Paul Lynde, Minnie Pearl

40
42 72
Not The Nine O'Clock News is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Not The Nine O'Clock News Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Griff Rhys Jones

41
24 58
The League of Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The League of Gentlemen Mark Gatiss^! Steve Pemberton^! Reece Shearsmith

42
25 65
The Fast Show is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Fast Show Paul Whitehouse, Caroline Aherne, Mark Williams

43
32 56
The Amanda Show is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Amanda Show Amanda Bynes, Drake Bell, Nancy Sullivan

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19 52
Big Train is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Big Train Kevin Eldon, Mark Heap, Simon Pegg

45
52 57
The Chris Rock Show is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Chris Rock Show Chris Rock, Grandmaster Flash, Monteria Ivey

46
24 47
The Dana Carvey Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Dana Carvey Show Dana Carvey, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert

47
17 51
Harry & Paul is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Harry & Paul Kathy Burke, Sophie Winkleman, Harry Enfield

48
4 14
Stella Street is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
paulyb added Stella Street John Sessions, Ronni Ancona, Phil Cornwell

49
26 56
The Two Ronnies is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
The Two Ronnies Ronnie Barker, Ronnie Corbett

50
11 27
Dave Allen at Large is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sketch Comedy TV Shows
Dave Allen at Large Dave Allen