The 15 Funniest Sitcoms Ever
Watching television has always been something entertaining. Sitcoms are one of television’s oldest category, very famous all around the world and maybe the best ways to escape the stress of daily life. There is no need to cry about your problems when you can have fun at someone else’s. Here is a list of 15 best sitcoms of all time according to IMDb .
15. Parks And Recreation- 8.6
Leslie Knope, a administrator in an Indiana Parks and Recreation Department, wants to make her town beautiful by helping a local nurse named Ann Perkins turn an abandoned construction site into a community park. However, what should be a fairly simple project is complicated by other bureaucrats, selfish neighbors, government, and a lot of other challenges.
Rated as a 8.6, Parks and Recreation comes into the list of the best sitcoms of all time (according to IMDb). When it began in April of 2009, a lot considered it similar to The Office.
However, after the very first season, Parks and Recreation was really turned into a hit in season two, and from there it became one of the favorite sitcoms for a lot of sitcom lovers.
14.The Simpsons- 8.7
This TV series is a satirical portrait of American life, given to us by the Simpson family, consisting of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie. The show is set in the imaginary town of Springfield and parodies American culture and society and television.
Although some may say The Simpsons is not a sitcom, it fits the definition of a sitcom. The Simpsons is considered to be the longest-lasting American sitcom ever.
13.South Park – 8.7
South Park is an American animated tv series. The talks about four young boys—Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick—and their adventures around the Colorado town. The show became notorious for its oath and dark, surreal humor that satirizes a wide range of topics.
South Park has had an unquestionable impact on American culture. Even those who never watched the show know quotations like, “You killed Kenny!”
South Park has received numerous awards, 5 Primetime Emmy Awards, 1 Peabody Award, and a lot of inclusions in different publications’ lists of greatest TV shows.
12.Curb Your Enthusiasm -8.7
Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American sitcom produced by HBO that was published on October 15, 2000. The sitcom was created by Larry David. The series follows Larry in his life as a semi-retired television writer and producer in Los Angeles and New York City. Also presenting are Cheryl Hines as his wife Cheryl, Jeff Garlin as his manager and best friend Jeff Greene, and Susie Essman as Jeff’s wife Susie.
The series has received a total of 47 Primetime Emmy Award nominations, winning twice: Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series for Robert B. Weide for “Krazee-Eyez Killa” in 2003, and Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Comedy Series for Steven Rasch for “Palestinian Chicken” in 2012. The series has received nine nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series and holds the record for most nominations.
BoJack Horseman is an American adult animated tv series created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. Set mostly in Los Angeles, the series tells the story of a humanlike horse named BoJack Horseman, a 1990s sitcom star who plans his return to celebrity relevance with an autobiography written by Brie. He also has to contend with his agent Sedaris, Paul and lifetime rival Mr. Peanutbutter (Tompkins). At the same time he is dealing with depression and addiction.
In the time animated programs were considered to be “kids’ TV,” Bojack introduced audience to a world where humans and animals interact.
Seinfeld is an American sitcom created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld. It premiered on NBC from July , 1989, to May , 1998 and it has nine seasons and over 180 episodes.
The series shows Seinfeld as a fictionalized version of himself, and focuses on his life with a lot of friends and acquaintances, including best friend George Costanza, friend and girlfriend Elaine Benes, and neighbor Cosmo Kramer. Seinfeld is set mainly in an apartment located in Manhattan’s Upper West Side in New York City.
Seinfeld is widely rated as one of the greatest sitcoms of all time. It has been ranked among the best television shows of all times. Netflix is trying to gain exclusive rights in 2021 and air the show.
9.Freaks And Geeks- 8.8
Freaks and Geeks is an American teen comedy-drama series created by Paul Feig that broadcasted on NBC during the 1999–2000. The show follows an high school student Lindsay Weir, who creates a gang of “nerds”, and her young brother Sam navigating high school with his weirdo friends . Eighteen episodes were created, but the series was canceled after 12 series being broadcasted. A fan campaign convinced NBC to show three of the remaining episodes in July 2000, with the rest of episodes airing that fall on Fox Family Channel.
8.Arrested Development- 8.8
Arrested Development is an American sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz which was shown on Fox for three seasons from November, 2003 to February , 2006. The show shows the Bluths, a wealthy family.
Michael Bluth, a widower with a 13-year-old son, named George-Michael, is forced to keep his large and dysfunctional family together after his father is arrested.
Although the series viewership decreased between 2003 and 2006, the first three seasons received critical applaud for dense humor, talented cast, and weird situations.
7.The Office- 8.8
The Office is an American sitcom that shows us the everyday work lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of theDunder Mifflin Paper Company.
It aired on NBC from March 24, 2005, to May 16, 2013, lasting a total of nine seasons.
With a great cast, funny situations, unforgettable characters, and a little bit of a romance, this sitcom gave something for every watcher. It showed nine seasons on NBC from 2005 to 2013.
6.It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia- 8.8
It is produced and written by McElhenney, Howerton, and Charlie Day, all of whom star alongside Kaitlin Olson and Danny DeVito.
The series shows “The Gang,” a group of narcissistic friends who own the Irish bar Paddy’s Pub in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The gang, 5 alcoholic, narcissists own a dive bar in south Philadelphia. The gang creates some scheme for sex, money, fame or for any other terrible reason.
It is awarded as the longest-running live-action American sitcom of all time.
5.The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel- 8.8
It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted: the perfect husband, kids, and an Upper West Side apartment. But then her life suddenly takes changes and Midge must start all over again. At this moment she discovers an unknown talent, one that will make her move from the comedy club of Greenwich Village to a spot on Johnny Carson’s couch.
4.Cobra Kai- 8.8
Cobra Kai is an American martial web television series based on The Karate Kid series. Cobra Kai is set 34 years after the original Karate Kid movie.
The series broadcasted on YouTube Red and the first two seasons were released in 2018 to 2019. In June 2020, Netflix bought the series patent and the third season is about to release on January 8, 2021.
The adventures of 20-30 year old friends in New York City: Joey a struggling actor, Monica a chef, Rachel a waitress who loves working in fashion, Ross a paleontologist, Chandler who hates his job in data processing, and Phoebe a masseuse/musician.
Friends became one of the most popular television shows of all time. The series was nominated for 62 Primetime Emmy Awards, winning the Outstanding Comedy Series award in 2002 for its eighth season.
2.Gravity Falls- 8.9
This mystery-comedy series was shown on Disney Channel and Disney XD for two seasons between 2012 and 2016. Even though many may think it is just for children, it was certainly not just a kid’s show.
The series talks about Dipper and his twin sister Mabel, who are spending their summer holidays in Gravity Falls, Oregon, with their great uncle. They run a local tourist trap while revealing the secrets on the paranormal activity in town.
The show ended because the creator wanted to give the characters a great ending.
1. Rick And Morty- 9.3
An animated show centered around a crazy, yet genius, man and his grandson, which he takes on his ridiculous space travels. A drunk old man and his innocent grandson travel through time and space as they observe and disturb all races, species, and sexes.
The show began showing in 2013 on Adult Swim. With unusual sense of humor and original writing, fans love for Ricky and Morty is constantly increasing.