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Great Comedy Shows About the Workplace and Co-Workers

Updated November 4, 2020 4.0k votes 722 voters 45.8k views33 items

The office is a breeding ground for conflict and in the hands of great sitcom producers that leads to timeless comedy. The best workplace comedy shows feature characters dealing with office politics and coworkers they dislike while they try to get the job done. This is a list of the greatest comedy shows about working including everything from Cheers to The Mary Tyler Moore Show to The Mindy Project.

What sitcoms will you find on this list of the best funny shows about the workplace? In the American remake of The Office, Steve Carell stars as the bumbling boss of a failing paper company. Parks and Recreation is another great show about the workplace - this time the government of a small town. In the hit TV sitcom Scrubs, a hospital served as the place of work for a hilarious cast of characters. Other good shows featured on this list include Murphy Brown, Silicon Valley, and The Larry Sanders Show.

Which office comedy deserves the top spot on this list? Give your favorites a thumbs up and please add any notable workplace sitcoms that are missing.

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    The Office
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    The Office

    Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson

    Premiered2005

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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine
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    90

    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz

    Premiered2013

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    Parks and Recreation
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    Parks and Recreation

    Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir

    Premiered2009

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  • 4
    Superstore
    64
    18

    Superstore

    America Ferrera, Ben Feldman

    Premiered2015

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    Scrubs
    111
    76

    Scrubs

    Zach Braff, Donald Faison

    Premiered2001

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  • 6
    Cheers
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    Cheers

    Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman

    Premiered1982

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  • 7
    The IT Crowd
    90
    72

    The IT Crowd

    Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade

    Premiered2006

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  • 8
    Workaholics
    80
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    Workaholics

    Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine

    Premiered2011

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  • 9
    The Office
    103
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    The Office

    Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman

    Premiered2001

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    30 Rock
    90
    83

    30 Rock

    Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin

    Premiered2006

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  • 11
    Frasier
    46
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    Frasier

    Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves

    Premiered1993

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  • 12
    Archer
    73
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    Archer

    H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer

    Premiered2009

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  • 13
    Silicon Valley
    60
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    Silicon Valley

    Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller

    Premiered2014

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  • 14
    Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet
    10
    4

    Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet

    Rob McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham

    Premiered2020

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  • 15
    Veep
    55
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    Veep

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky

    Premiered2012

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  • 16
    The Mary Tyler Moore Show
    58
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    The Mary Tyler Moore Show

    Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner

    Premiered1970

    The Mary Tyler Moore Show is an American television sitcom created by James L. Brooks and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 17
    Star Trek: Lower Decks
    1
    0

    Star Trek: Lower Decks

    Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid

    Premiered2020

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  • 18
    Space Force
    8
    5

    Space Force

    Steve Carell, John Malkovich

    Premiered2020

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  • 19
    Royalties
    1
    1

    Royalties

    Kether Donohue, Darren Criss

    Premiered2020

    Royalties (Quibi, 2020) is an American musical comedy television series. Songwriters Sara... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Corporate
    27
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    Corporate

    Matt Ingebretson, Jake Weisman

    Premiered2018

    Corporate (Comedy Central, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Pat... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    1

    Rhett and Link's Buddy System

    Rhett McLaughlin, Link Neal
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    2 Broke Girls
    66
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    2 Broke Girls

    Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs

    Premiered2011

    2 Broke Girls (CBS, 2011) is an American television sitcom created by Michael Patrick King and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
  • 23
    Intelligence
    0
    1

    Intelligence

    David Schwimmer, Nick Mohammed

    Premiered2020

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  • 24
    NewsRadio
    41
    60

    NewsRadio

    Dave Foley, Stephen Root

    Premiered1995

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    The Mindy Project
    46
    68

    The Mindy Project

    Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina

    Premiered2012

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