Top 10 Best Television Comedies of All Time

Television comedies have always been a great entertainment for every generation. While the 90s generation would get glued in front of television on weekends, the 20s can look for it on the internet. And to make things easier for you, here are the top 10 television comedies that you can binge-watch this weekend.

10. Modern Family  

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A mockumentary American television comedy that portrays three modern families living in Los Angeles, that is Jay Pritchett and his two adult children and their families.  The mockumentary style, the characters speak directly to the camera, makes it unique. The 11 seasons of the show different crazy events the families go through in their everyday life.

9. M*a*s*h

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Based on Richard hooker’s 1968 novel of the same name, M*A*S*H is an American War television comedy that centers around the doctors, nurses, and medical staff at a mobile army surgical hospital during the war in Korea. Amidst the war situation, they would cope with the horrifying environment by cracking jokes and by crazy unmilitary antics, keeping the audience hooked till the end.

8. I Love Lucy

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I Love Lucy is a sitcom from the 1950s that revolves around the life of Lucy Ricardo, a housewife, and her husband Ricky Ricardo who is a bandleader. But Lucy doesn’t want to be a housewife and tries to join her husband at the night club with various hilarious schemes, along with her best friend. All six seasons and 180 episodes leaves the audience in fits of laughter.

7. Parks and Recreation

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An American political satire sitcom that aired on NBC from 2009 to 2015. It focuses on Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the parks and recreation department of the fictional town Pawnee. She has plans of making her town better and starts with turning a construction pit into a park. It isn’t easy as it seems, as Leslie goes through many political difficulties and challenges.

6. The Honeymooners

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Jackie Gleason’s honeymooners is about two couples, Ralph Kramden, a bus driver, played by Jackie, himself, and his friend Ed Norton, a sewer. It shows the hilarious events that they go through to strike it rich and their arguments with their impatient wives. The show depicts every other couple who try hard to make their lives better. But in a comedic tone, which makes it more interesting.

5. The Simpsons

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“The Simpsons” is the longest-running animated television series in U.S. history. It portrays a dysfunctional family living in Springfield, a fictional city in America. Created by Matt Groening, the Simpsons family includes a father who works at a nuclear power plant, a loving mother, and their three children. The show depicts their everyday adventures and antics.

4. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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This sitcom, created by Rob McElhenney, depicts a gang of five misfit friends who run an Irish bar paddy’s pub in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. But these are not a usual group of friends, but a group of five narcissists, egoistic, alcoholic individuals who would do anything for fame and money. The unusual storyline and hilarious events that occur in their lives make it hit the top 10 television comedies.

3. Seinfeld

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Jerry Seinfeld’s sitcom from the 90s depicts the everyday events of fictionalized life of jerry himself and his three friends who live in Manhattan, New York. Jerry plays a successful standup comedian, his best friend George, who has eyes on other’s achievements. His neighbor Cosmo Kramer, who is always found in jerry’s apartment, and his ex-girlfriend Elaine Benes, joins him. The charcaters are found in different situations in every season.

2. The Office

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Greg Daniel’s, the office is one of the greatest comedy shows of all time. It hilariously depicts a typical workplace environment and the everyday work life of office employees.  A group of employees, of fictional Dunder Mifflin paper company, are seen going through clashes, ego, romance and, inappropriate behavior. But this group of office workers doesn’t let anyone have a dull moment while watching the show.

1. Friends

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An American comedy sitcom of the 90s by David Crane and Marta Kauffman is about six friends who live in New York. They go through different struggles in personal and professional life from relationships, family drama, career problems, heartbreaks to different arguments and fights between them. This beautiful and humorous depiction of friendship and the problems, people in their 20s go through is a must-watch.

These are the top 10 television comedies you need to add to your watch list. They have been a source of entertainment and billions of laughs from millions of people. Let us know if your favorite television show hit the list.