List of comedy television series


List of comedy television series

A list of comedies by medium and country of origin.

Television comedies

Australia

*"All Aussie Adventures" (satire comedy) (2004-2005)
*"All Together Now" (sitcom) (1990-1993)
*"Are You Being Served?" (Australian version of the sitcom) (1980-1981)
*"The Aunty Jack Show" (satire/sketch comedy) (1972-1973)
*"Australia's Funniest Home Videos" (1991-2007)
*"Australia You're Standing In It" (sketch comedy) (1983-1984)
*"BackBerner" (satire/sketch comedy) (1999-2002)
*"Big Girl's Blouse" (comedy) (1994)
*"CNNNN" (satire/parody of CNN) (2002-2003)
*"The Chaser's War on Everything" (2006-Present)
*"The Comedy Company" (satire/sketch comedy) (1988-1990)
*"The D-Generation" (sketch comedy) (1986-1987)
*"DAAS Kapital" (satire/sketch comedy) (1991-1992)
*"The Dave Allen Show in Australia" (1975-1977)
*"The Dingo Principle" (satire) (1988)
*"Doctor Down Under" (1979)
*"Double the Fist" (satire with sketch elements) (1994)
*"Fast Forward" (sketch comedy) (1989-1992)
*"Father, Dear Father in Australia (1978)
*"Frontline" (satire/sitcom) (1994-1997)
*"Full Frontal" (sketch comedy) (1994-1997)
*"Funky Squad" (satire (1994)
*"The Games" (satire/sitcom) (1988-2000)
*"The Gerry Connolly Show" (satire) (1988)
*"The Gillies Report" (sketch comedy) (1984-1985)
*"The Gillies Republic" (sketch comedy) (1986)
*"The Glass House" (2001-2006)
*"Good News Week" (1996-2000) (also "Good News Week Night Lite" and "Good News Weekend")
*"Hey Dad!" (sitcom) (1986-1994)
*"Hey Hey It's Saturday" (variety/sketch comedy) (1986-1996)
*"Household Help!" (sitcom/sketch comedy) (2008-current)
*"In Melbourne Tonight" (1988-1991)
*"Kath & Kim" (sitcom) (2002-present)
*"Kingswood Country" (sitcom) (1980-1984)
*"Lano and Woodley"(1997-1998)
*"The Late Show" (sketch comedy) (1992-1993)
*"Let The Blood Run Free" (parody of hospital dramas) (1990-1992)
*"The Librarians" (satire) (2007)
*"Love Thy Neighbour in Australia" (1980)
*"The Mavis Bramston Show" (satire/sketch comedy) (1964-1988)
*"The Micallef Program" (satire/sketch comedy) (2001-2003) (Series 2 known as "The Micallef Programme", series 3 known as "The Micallef Pogram")
*"Minty" (Australian/British production) (1998)
*"The Money or the Gun" (1989-1994)
*"Mother and Son" (sitcom) (1984-1994)
*"The Naked Vicar Show" (satire/sketch comedy) (1977-1978)
*"News Free Zone" (satire/sketch comedy) (1985)
*"The Norman Gunston Show" (comedy) (1975-1979)
*"The Paul Hogan Show" (sketch comedy) (1973-1984)
*"Pizza" (2000-2007)
*"The Ronnie Johns Half Hour" (satire/sketch comedy) (2005-2006)
*"skitHOUSE" (sketch comedy) (2003-2004)
*"Something Stupid" (1998)
*"Stupid, Stupid Man" (2006-2007)
*"Summer Heights High" (satire) (2007)
*"Thank God You're Here" (sketch comedy) (2005-2007)
*"Three Men and a Baby Grand" (1994)
*"Trial by Marriage" (1980)
*"The Two Ronnies in Australia" (1987)
*"Up the Convicts" (1976)
*"We Can Be Heroes" (satire comedy) (2005)
*"Welcher and Welcher" (2003)
*"Willing and Abel" (1987)

Belgium

*"Bob & George"
*"F.C. De Kampioenen"

Canada

*"Airwaves" (1985-1987)
*"An American in Canada" (2002-2004)
*"APAULED" (2006-Present)
*"Blackfly" (2000-2002)
*"Canadian Comedy Shorts
*"Chris & John's Road Trip!" (2005)
*"CODCO" (1988-1992)
*"Corner Gas" (2004 - present)
*"Four on the Floor" (1986)
*"The Gavin Crawford Show" (2000-2002)
*"Hangin' In" (1981-1987)
*"The Holmes Show" (2002-2003)
*"The Jane Show" (2006-present)
*"JR Digs" (2001-present)
*"Just for Laughs" (1983 - present in French, 1985 - present in English)
*"Just for Laughs Gags"
*"The Kids in the Hall" (1989-1994)
*"King of Kensington" (1975-1980)
*"The Newsroom" (1996-1997, 2003-2005)
*"The Red Green Show" (1991-2006)
*"Rick Mercer Report" (2004-present)
*"Royal Canadian Air Farce" (1993-present)
*"Second City Television" (SCTV)
*"Seeing Things" (1981)
*"This Hour Has 22 Minutes" (1993-present)
*"The Toronto Show
*"Trailer Park Boys" (2001-present)
*"The Trouble with Tracy" (1971-1972)
*"Twitch City" (1998-2000)
*"Wayne & Shuster" (1954)
*"The X" (2003-present)
*"XPM" (2003)

Jamaica

*"Hello World Jamaica" (2004-2006)

United Kingdom

*"2point4 Children" (1991-1999)

A

*"A Bit of Fry and Laurie" (1987-1995)
*"Absolutely" (1989-1993)
*"Absolutely Fabulous" (1992-2005)
*"Absolute Power" (2003-2006)
*"According to Bex" (2005)
*"The Adventures of Aggie" (1956-1957)
*"The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull" (1959)
*"Affairs of the Heart" (1983-1985)
*"After Henry" (1988-1992)
*"Agony" (1979-1981)
*"Agony Again" (1995)
*"Ain't Misbehavin'" (1994-1995)
*"Alas Smith and Jones" (1984-1998)
*"Albert and Victoria" (1970-1971)
*"Alcock and Gander" (1972)
*"Alexander the Greatest" (1971-1972)
*"Alistair McGowan's Big Impression" (1999-2002)
*"All About Me" (2002-2004)
*"All Along the Watchtower" (1999)
*"All at No 20" (1986-1987)
*"All Change" (1989-1991)
*"All Gas and Gaiters" (1966-1971)
*"All in Good Faith" (1985-1988)
*"All Night Long (1994)
*"All Our Saturdays" (1973)
*"'Allo 'Allo!" (1982-1992)
*"An Actor's Life for Me" (1991)
*"And Mother Makes Three" (1971-1973)
*"And Mother Makes Five" (1974-1976)
*"Andy Capp" (1988)
*"Are You Being Served?" (1972-1985)
*"The Army Game" (1957-1961)
*"The Artful Dodger" (1959)
*"The Arthur Askey Show" (1961)
*"Arthur's Treasured Volumes" (1960)
*"As Good Cooks Go" (1969-70)
*"As Time Goes By" (1992-2005)
*"Atletico Partick" (1995-1996)
*"Astronauts" (1981)
*"At Last the 1948 Show" (1967-1968)
*"Attention Scum!" (2001)

B

*"B-And-B" (1968)
*"Babes in the Wood" (1998-1999)
*"Bachelor Father" (1970-1971)
*"Backs to the Land" (1977-1978)
*"Baddiel and Skinner Unplanned" (2000-2005)
*"The Baldy Man" (1995-1998)
*"Barbara" (1995-2003)
*"A Bear's Tail" (2005)
*"Beast" (2000-2001)
*"The Bed-Sit Girl" (1965-1966)
*"Beggar My Neighbour" (1966-1968)
*"Believe Nothing" (2002)
*"The Benny Hill Show" (1969-1989)
*"The Big One" (1992)
*"Billy Liar" (1973-1974)
*"Big Train" (1998-2002)
*"Birds of a Feather" (1989-1998)
*"Blackadder" (1983-1989)
*"Black Books" (2000-2004)
*"Blandings Castle" (1967)
*"Bless Me Father" (1978-1981)
*"Bless This House" (1971-1976)
*"Blessed" (2005)
*"Bloomers" (1979)
*"Blott on the Landscape" (1985)
*"Blue Heaven" (1992-1994)
*"Bonjour la Classe" (1993)
*"Bootsie and Snudge" (1960-1974)
*"Bo' Selecta!" (2002-2004)
*"Bottle Boys" (1984-1985)
*"Bottom" (1991-1995)
*"The Bounder" (1982-1983)
*"Brass" (1982--1990)
*"Brass Eye" (1997-2001)
*"Bread" (1986-1991)
*"Bremner, Bird and Fortune" (1999-Present)
*"Brian Conley Show, The (1992-2000)
*"The Brittas Empire" (1991-1997)
*"Broaden Your Mind" (1968-1969)
*"Bromwell High" (2005)
*"Brotherly Love" (1999)
*"Brothers in Law" (1962)
*"Brush Strokes" (1986-1991)
*"Butterflies" (1978-1983)

C

*"Cannon and Ball" (1979-1988)
*"Captain Butler" (1997)
*"Carrie and Barry" (2004)
*"Casanova '73" (1973)
*"Catterick" (2004)
*"Chalk" (1997)
*"Chambers" (2000-2001)
*"Chance in a Million" (1984-1986)
*"Chef!" (1993-1996)
*"Chelmsford 123" (1988-1990)
*"Citizen James" (1960-1962)
*"Citizen Smith" (1977-1980)
*"City Lights" (1985-1991)
*"Clarence" (1988)
*"Colin's Sandwich" (1988-1990)
*"Come Back Mrs. Noah" (1977-1978)
*"The Comic Side of 7 Days" (2005)
*"Comrade Dad" (1986)
*"Coupling" (2000-2004)
*"The Cuckoo Waltz" (1975-1980)
*"Curry and Chips" (1969)

D

*"Dad" (1997-1999)
*"Dad's Army" (1968-1977)
*"Dangermouse" (1981-1992)
*"Da Ali G Show" (2000)
*"The Day Today" (1994)
*"Dead Ernest" (1980)
*"Dead Ringers" (2002-2007)
*"Dear John" (1986-1987)
*"Dear Mother...Love Albert" (1969-1971)
*"Desmond's" (1989-1994)
*"The Detectives" (1993-1997)
*"Dinnerladies" (1998-2000)
*"The Dick Emery Show" (1963-1981)
*"Doctor in the House" (1969-1991)
*"Doctors and Nurses" (2004)
*"Do Not Adjust Your Set" (1967-1969)
*"Don't Wait Up" (1983-1990)
*"Down to Earth" (2000-2005)
*"Dressing For Breakfast" (1995-1998)
*"Drop The Dead Donkey" (1990-1998)
*"The Dustbinmen" (1968-1970)
*"Duty Free" (1984-1986)

E

*"Early Doors" (2003-2004)
*"East End - West End" (1958)
*"Educated Evans" (1957-1958)
*"Educating Archie" (1958-1959)
*"The Eggheads" (1961)
*"End of Part One" (1979-1980)
*"The Estate Agents" pilot (1999) (2002)
*"Eve" (2003-2006) "UPN"
*"Ever Decreasing Circles" (1984-1989)
*"Every Silver Lining" (1993)
*"Executive Stress" (1986-1988)
*"Extras" (2005-2007)
*"Eyes Down" (2003-2004)

F

*"The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin" (1976-1979)
*"The Fast Show" (1994-2001)
*"Father, Dear Father" (1968-1973)
*"Father Ted" (1995-1998)
*"Fawlty Towers" (1975-1979)
*"Feel the Force" (2006)
*"Filthy Rich and Catflap" (1987)
*"A Fine Romance" (1981-1984)
*"The Flipside of Dominick Hide" (1980)
*"Frasier" (1993-2004)
*"Frankie Howerd Strikes Again" (1981)
*"French Fields" (1989-1991)
*"Fresh Fields" (1984-1986)
*"The Frost Report" (1966-1967)

G

*"Game On" (1995-1998)
*"Garth Marenghi's Darkplace" (2004)
*"George and Mildred" (1976-1979)
*"Girls On Top" (1985-1986)
*"Gilmore Girls" (2000-2007)
*"Gimme Gimme Gimme" (1999-2001)
*"Give My Head Peace" (1998-present)
*"The Good Life" (1975-1978)
*"Goodbye, Mr. Kent" (1982)
*"The Goodies" (1970-1982)
*"Goodness Gracious Me" (1998-2000)
*"Goodnight Sweetheart" (1993-1999)
*"Grace & Favour" (1992-1993)
*"The Green Green Grass" (2005-present)
*"Green Wing" (2004-2007)

H

*"Hancock's Half Hour" (later known as "Hancock") (1963)
*"Haggard" (1990-1991)
*"The Tony Hancock Show" (1956-1957)
*"Happy Families" (1985)
*"Hark at Barker" (1969-1970)
*"Harry Enfield and Chums"
*"Hello, Cheeky!" (1976)
*"Hell's Bells" (1986)
*"Hi-de-Hi!" (1980-1988)
*"The High Life"
*"Hippies"
*"His and Hers" (1970)
*"His Lordship Entertains" (1972)
*"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" (1981)
*"Holding the Fort" (1980-1982)
*"Home to Roost" (1985-1990)
*"Honey for Tea" (1994)
*"How I Met Your Mother" (2005-present)
*"How to Irritate People" (1968)

I

*"The Idiot Weekly, Price 2d" (1956)
*"I'm Alan Partridge" (1997-2002)
*"In Loving Memory" pilot (1969) (1979-1986)
*"The Irish R.M." (1983-1985)
*"It Ain't Half Hot Mum" (1974-1981)
*"The IT Crowd" (2006-present)

J

*"Jam"
*"Jeeves and Wooster" (1990-1993)
*"Joking Apart" (1991-1995)

K

*"Keep it in the Family" (1980-1983)
*"Keeping Mum" (1997-1998)
*"Keeping Up Appearances" (1990-1993, 1995)
*"The Kenny Everett Video Show" (1981-1988)
*"Knowing Me Knowing You... with Alan Partridge" (1994-1995)
*"KYTV" (1989-1993)

L

*"Last of the Summer Wine" (1973-present)
*"The Late Show" (1966-1967)
*"The League of Gentlemen" (1999-2002)
*"The Lenny Henry Show" (1984-1988)
*"Les Girls" (1988)
*"Let Them Eat Cake" (1999)
*"Life Begins at Forty" (1978-1980)
*"The Likely Lads" (1964-1966)
*"Little Britain" (2003-present)
*"Living It Up" (1957-1958)
*"Love and Kisses" (1955)
*"Love Thy Neighbour" (1972-1976)

M

*"Maid Marian and her Merry Men" (1989-1994)
*"Man about the House" (1973-1976)
*"Man Stroke Woman" (2005-present)
*"Marriage Lines" (1963-1966)
*"May to December (1989 - 1994)
*"Marty (1968-1969)
*"Me and My Girl" (1984-1988)
*"Men Behaving Badly" (1992-1998)
*"Mind Your Language" (1977-1986)
*"Miss Jones and Son" (1977)
*"The Mighty Boosh" (2005-present)
*"Monarch of the Glen" (2000-2005)
*"Monkey Dust" (2003-2005)
*"Monty Python's Flying Circus" (1969-1974)
*"The Morecambe and Wise Show" (1968-1977)
*"Mulberry" (1992-1993)
*"Mr. Bean" (1990-1995)
*"Murder Most Horrid" (1991-1999)
*"My Family" (2000-present)
*"My Hero" (2000-2006)
*"My Husband and I" (1956)
*"My Husband and I" (1987-1988)

N

*"Nearest and Dearest" (1968-1973)
*"Never the Twain" (1981-1991)
*"Next of Kin" (1995-1997)
*"The New Statesman" (1987-1992)
*"Nightingales" (1990-1993)
*"Nighty Night" (2004-2005)
*"The Nineteenth Hole" (1989)
*"No Job for a Lady" (1990-1992)
*"No, Honestly" (1974)
*"Not Only... But Also" (1965-1970)
*"Not the Nine O'Clock News" (1979-1982)

O

*"Oh, Brother!" (1968-1970)
*"Oh, Doctor Beeching!" (1995-1997)
*"Oh Father" (1973)
*"The Office" (2001-2003)
*"One Foot in the Grave" (1990-2000)
*"One-Upmanship" (1976)
*"Only Fools and Horses" (1981-2003)
*"On The Buses" (1969-1973)
*"Open All Hours" (1973-1985)
*"The Other One" (1977-1979)

P

*"A Perfect State" (1997)
*"The Piglet Files" (1990-1991)
*"Porridge" (1973-1977)

Q

*"Q5" (1969-1970)

R

*"Red Dwarf" (1988-1999)
*"The Return of Shelly" (1988-present)
*"Ripping Yarns" (1976-1979)
*"Rising Damp" (1974-1978)
*"Rita Rudner" (1990)
*"Robin's Nest" (1977-1981)
*"Root into Europe" (1992)
*"The Rough with the Smooth" (1975)
*"Round and Round" (1984)
*"The Royle Family" (1998-2000, 2006)

*"Shelley" (1979-1983)
*"Sink or Swim" (1980-1982)
*"Smack the Pony" (1999-2003)
*"A Small Problem"(1987)
*"Smith and Jones in Small Doses" (1989)
*"The Smoking Room" (2004-2006)
*"So Haunt Me" (1992-1994)
*"Solo
*"Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em" (1973-1978)
*"Sorry!" (1981-1988)
*"Sorry I'm Single" (1967)
*"Spaced" (1999-2001)
*"Steptoe and Son" (1962-1974)
*"Stupid!" (2005-2006)
*"Sykes" (1972-1979)
*"Sykes and A..." (1960-1965)
*"Sykes and a Big, Big Show" (1971)

T

*"Ted and Alice" (2002)
*"That's Your Funeral" (1971)
*"That Mitchell and Webb Look" (2006-present)
*"That Was The Week That Was" (familiarly known as "TW3") (1962-1963)
*"The Thin Blue Line" (1995-1996)
*"Third Time Lucky" (1982)
*"This is David Lander" (1988)
*"Three of a Kind" (1981-1983)
*"Three Up - Two Down" (1985-1989)
*"Till Death Us Do Part" (1965-1975)
*"Tittybangbang" (2005-present)
*"TLC" (2002)
*"To the Manor Born" (1979-1981; 2007)
*"Trevor's World of Sport" (2003)
*"Twice a Fortnight" (1967)
*"The Mighty Boosh" (2004-present)
*"The Two of Us" (1986-1990)
*"The Two Ronnies" (1971-1987)
*"The Worst Week of My Life" (2004-present)
*"The Worst Christmas of My Life" (2006)
*"Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps" (2001-present)

U

*"Up Pompeii!" (1969-1970)

V

*"The Vicar of Dibley" (1994-2007)

W

*"Waiting for God (TV series)" (1992-1998)
*"Watching" (1987-1993)
*"What Ever Happened to the Likely Lads?" (continued "The Likely Lads" series) (1964-1974)
*"Who Dares Wins" (1983-1988)
*"Whoopi" (2003-2004)
*"Whoops Baghdad" (1973)
*"Wodehouse Playhouse" (1975-1978)
*"The World According to Smith & Jones" (1987-1988)
*"The World of Wooster" (1965-1967)

Y

*"Yes, Honestly" (1976-1977)
*"Yes Minister" and "Yes, Prime Minister", its sequel (1980-1987)
*"You Must Be The Husband" (1987-1988)
*"You Rang, M'Lord?" (1988-1993)
*"The Young Ones" (1982-1984)

Greece

*"Sto Para Pente" (2005-2007)
*"I Savvatogennimenes" (2004-2005)
*"Peninta Peninta" (2005-2007)
*"Epta Thanasimes Petheres" (2004-2007)
*"I Ora I Kali" (2004-2007)
*"Irthe Ki Edese" (2006-2007)
*"Deka Lepta Kirigma"
*"To Retire"
*"To Kokkino Domatio"

United States

*"2 Stupid Dogs" (1993-1995)
*"3rd Rock from the Sun" (1996-2001)
*"8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" (2002-2005)
*"30 Rock" (2006-present)

A

*"According to Jim" (2001-present)
*"The Addams Family" (1964-1966)
*"The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr." (1993-1994)
*"The Adventures of Oky Doky" (1948-1949)
*"The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" (1952-1966)
*"The Adventures of Pete & Pete" (1993-1996)
*"ALF" (1986-1990)
*"ALF's Big Talk Show (2004)
*"Alias Smith and Jones" (1971-1973)
*"Alice" (1976-1985)
*"All of Us" (2003-2007)
*"The All-American Girl"
*"All in the Family" (1971-1979)
*"The Alvin Show" (1961-1962)
*"Alvin and the Chipmunks" (1983-1991)
*"Amen" (1986-1991)
*"American Dad!" (2005-present)
*"America's Funniest Home Videos" (1990-present)
*"Amos & Andy" (1928-196p0 on radio, 1951-1953 on television)
*"Andy Barker P.I." (2007)
*"The Andy Griffith Show" (1960-1968)
*"Andy Richter Controls the Universe" (2002-2003)
*"Angie" (1979-1980)
*"Animaniacs" (1993-1998)
*"Apauled" (2006)
*"Archie Bunker's Place" (1979-1983)
*"Arliss" (1996-2002)
*"Arnie" (1970-1972)
*"Arrested Development" (2003-2006)

B

*"Barney Miller" (1975-1982)
*"Beavis and Butt-head" (1993-1997)
*"Becker" (1998-2004)
*"Benson" (1979-1986)
*"The Ben Stiller Show" (1992-1993)
*"The Bernie Mac Show" (2001-2006)
*"Beulah" (1945-1953 on radio, 1950-1953 on television)
*"The Beverly Hillbillies" (1962-1971)
*"Bewitched" (1964-1972)
*"The Big Bang Theory" (2007-present)
*"Big Day" (2006-2007)
*"The Bill Cosby Show" (1969-1971)
*"Blossom" (1991-1995)
*"The Bob Cummings Show" (1955-1959)
*"The Bob Newhart Show" (1961-1962, 1972-1978)
*"Bosom Buddies" (1980-1982)
*"Boy Meets World" (1993-2000)
*"The Brady Bunch" (1969-1974)
*"Bridget Loves Bernie" (1972-1973)

C

*"C.P.O. Sharkey" (1976-1978)
*"Calvacade of Stars" (1949-1952)
*"Candid Camera" (1948-present)
*"The Carol Burnett Show" (1967-1978)
*"Caroline in the City" (1995-1999)
*"The Cattanooga Cats" (1969-1971)
*"Center of the Universe" (2004-2005)
*"Charles in Charge" (1984-1985)
*"The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show" (1983-1985)
*"Cheers" (1982-1993)
*"Chico and the Man" (1974-1978)
*"Clarissa Explains It All" (1991-1994)
*"The Class" (2006-2007)
*"Coach" (1989-1997)
*"The Cosby Show" (1984-1992)
*"Courting Alex" (2006)
*"The Courtship of Eddie's Father" (1969-1972)
*"The Critic" (1994-1995)
*"Curb Your Enthusiasm" (2000-present)
*"Cybill" (1995-1998)

D

*"The Danny Thomas Show" (1953-1965)
*"Dave's World" (1993-1997)
*"The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd" (1987-1991)
*"The Dean Martin Show" (1965-1974)
*"Dear John" (1986-1987)
*"Dennis the Menace" (1959-1963)
*"Deputy Dawg" (1959-1972)
*"Designing Women" (1986-1993)
*"Dexter's Laboratory" (1996-2003)
*"The Dick Van Dyke Show" (1961-1966)
*"Diff'rent Strokes" (1978-1986)
*"A Different World" (1987-1993)
*"Dinosaurs" (1991-1994)
*"The Donna Reed Show" (1958-1966)
*"Doogie Howser, M.D." (1989-1993)
*"The Doris Day Show" (1968-1973)
*"Dream On" (1990-1996)
*"Drops of... Jupiter" (2007-present)
*"The Drew Carey Show" (1995-2004)

E

*"Easy Aces" (1949-1950)
*"Ed, Edd, n Eddy" (1999-present)
*"The Ed Wynn Show" (1949-1950)
*"The Eddie Fisher Show" (1957-1959)
*"The Electric Company" (1971-1977)
*"Ellen" (1994-1998)
*"Empty Nest" (1988-1995)
*"Everybody Loves Raymond" (1996-2005)
*"Eve" (2003-2006)
*"Evening Shade" (1990-1994)
*"Executive Stress" (1986-1988)

F

*"The Facts of Life" (1979-1988)
*"Family Affair" (1966-1971)
*"Family Guy" (1999-2002, 2005-present)
*"Family Matters" (1989-1998)
*"Family Ties" (1982-1989)
*"The Famous Teddy Z" (1989-1993)
*"The Farmer's Daughter"
*"Father Knows Best" (1949-1954 on radio, 1954-1962 on television)
*"Fifth Pew from the Front" (2003-present)
*"Fish" (1977-1978)
*"The Flintstones" (1960 - 1966)
*"The Flying Nun" (1967-1970)
*"Frasier" (1993-2004)
*"The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" (1990-1996)
*"Fridays" (1980-1982)
*"Friends" (1994-2004)
*"Full House" (1987-1995)
*"Futurama" (1999-2003)

G

*"The Gale Storm Show" (1956-1960)
*"Gato Fedorento" (Portuguese, sketches and formerly sitcom)(2003-present)
*"The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show" (1950-1958)
*"George Lopez" (2002-2007)
*"Get a Life" (1990-1992)
*"Get Smart" (1965-1970)
*"Gidget" (1965-1966)
*"Girlfriends" (2000 - present)
*"Gilligan's Island" (1964-1967)
*"Gilmore Girls" (2000-2007)
*"Gimme a Break" (1981-1987)
*"Gloria" (1982-1983)
*"The Goldbergs" (1929-1947 on radio, 1949-1956 on television)
*"The Golden Girls" (1985-1992)
*"Good Morning, Miami" (2004)
*"Good Sports" (1991)
*"Good Times" (1974-1979)
*"Grace Under Fire" (1993-1998)
*"Green Acres" (1965-1971)
*"Grounded for Life (2001-2005)
*"Growing Pains" (1985-1992)
*"The Growing Paynes" (1948-1949)

H

*"Hangin' With Mr. Cooper" (1992-1997)
*"Happy Days" (1974-1984)
*"Head of the Class" (1986-1991)
*"Heist" (2006)
*"Herman's Head" (1991-1994)
*"The Hogan Family" (1986-1991)
*"Hogan's Heroes" (1965-1971)
*"Home Improvement" (1991-1999)
*"The Honeymooners" (1952-1970)
*"How I Met Your Mother" (2005-present)

I

*"I Dream of Jeannie" (1965-1970)
*"I Love Lucy" (1951-1957)
*"In Case of Emergency" (2007)
*"In Living Color" (1990-1994)
*"Inspector Gadget" (1983-1986)
*"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" (2005-Present)

J

*"The Jack Benny Show" (1950-1965)
*"The Jack Carter Show" (1950-1951)
*"The Jackie Gleason Show" (1966-1970)
*"Jack & Jill" (1999-2001)
*"Jack and Mike" (1986-1987)
*"The Jeffersons" (1975-1985)
*"Joanie Loves Chachi" (1982-1983)
*"Joey" (2004-2006)
*"Julia" (1968-1971)
*"Just the Ten of Us" (1988-1990)

K

*"Kate & Allie" (1984-1989)
*"The Kids in the Hall" (1989-1994)
*"King of the Hill" (1997-present)
*"The King of Queens" (1998-2007)
*"The Knights of Prosperity" (2007)

L

*"The Larry Sanders Show" (1992-1998)
*"Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993-present)
*"Late Night with David Letterman" (1982-1993)
*"Late Show with David Letterman" (1993-present)
*"Laverne and Shirley" (1976-1983)
*"Less Than Perfect" (2002-2006)
*"The Life of Riley" (1944-1951 on radio, 1949-1950 on television)
*"Listen Up" (2004-2005)
*"Love, American Style" (1969-1974)
*"The Love Boat" (1977-1986)
*"Love on a Rooftop" (1966-1967)
*"The Lucy Show" (1962-1968)
*"The Loop" (2006-present)

M

*"Mad About You" (1992-1999)
*"MADtv" (1995-present)
*"Major Dad" (1989-1993)
*"Malcolm in The Middle" (2000-2006)
*"Mama" (1949-1956)
*"Mama's Family" (1983-1990)
*"The Man from U.N.C.L.E." (1964-1968)
*"Many Happy Returns" (1964-1965)
*"The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" (1959-1963)
*"Margie" (1961-1962)
*"Married... with Children" (1987-1997)
*"Martin" (1992-1997)
*"Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman" (1976-1978)
*"Mary Tyler Moore" (1970-1977)
*"M*A*S*H" (1972-1983)
*"Maude" (1972-1978)
*"Maybe It's Me" (2001-2002)
*"Mayberry R.F.D." (1968-1971)
*"McHale's Navy" (1962-1966)
*"The Milton Berle Show" (1948-1956)
*"Mister Ed" (1961-1966)
*"The Mommies" (1993-1995)
*"Monk" (2002-present)
*"The Monkees" (1966-1968)
*"Moonlighting" (1985-1989)
*"Mork & Mindy" (1978-1982)
*"Mr. Belvedere" (1985-1990)
*"Mr. Peepers" (1952-1955)
*"The Munsters" (1964-1966)
*"Murphy Brown" (1988-1998)
*"My Favorite Husband"
*"My Favorite Martian" (1963-1966)
*"My Little Margie" (1952-1955)
*"My Mother the Car" (1965-1966)
*"My Name is Earl" (2005-present)
*"Mystery Science Theater 3000" (1988-1999)
*"My Three Sons" (1960-1972)
*"My Two Dads" (1987-1990)
*"My Wife and Kids" (2001-2005)
*"My World and Welcome to It" (1969-1972)

N

*"The Nanny" (1993-1999)
*"Nanny and the Professor" (1970-1971)
*"Nearly Departed" (1989)
*"The New Adventures of Old Christine" (2006-present)
*"The New Dick Van Dyke Show"
*"The New Gidget" (1986-1988)
*"The New Leave it to Beaver"
*"Newhart" (1982-1990)
*"NewsRadio" (1995-1999)
*"Night Court" (1984-1992)
*"No Time for Sergeants"
*"Northern Exposure
*"Notes from the Underbelly" (2007-present)

O

*"The Odd Couple" (1970-1975)
*"The Office" (2005-present)
*"Okay, Mother" (1948-1951)
*"One Day at a Time" (1975-1984)
*"One on One" (2001-2006) "UPN"
*"Operation Petticoat"
*"Our Miss Brooks" (1952-1956)
*"Out of Practice" (2005-2006)
*"Out of This World" (1987-1991)

P

*"Paging You" (1946-1948)
*"Parker Lewis Can't Lose" (1990-1993)
*"The Parkers" (1999-2004) "UPN"
*"The Partridge Family" (1970-1974)
*"The Patty Duke Show" (1963-1966)
*"The People's Choice"
*"Perfect Strangers" (1986-1993)
*"Pete and Gladys"
*"Petticoat Junction" (1963-1970)
*"The Phil Silvers Show" (1955-1959)
*"Please Don't Eat the Daisies"
*"Police Squad!" (1982)
*"The Powerpuff Girls (1998-2004)
*"Private Secretary"
*"Punky Brewster" (1984-1988)

Q

R

*"The Real McCoys" (1957-1963)
*"Reba" (2001-2007)
*"The Red Buttons Show" (1952-1955)
*"Rhoda" (1974-1978)
*"Roc"
*"The Ropers" (1979-1980)
*"Roseanne" (1988-1997)
*"The Roundhouse"
*"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" (1968-1973)
*"ROOM 222"
*"Rules of Engagement" (2007-present)

*"Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" (1996-2003)
*"Sanford"
*"Sanford and Son" (1972-1977)
*"Saturday Night Live" (1975-present)
*"Saved by the Bell" (1989-1993)
*"Scrubs" (2001-present)
*"Seinfeld" (1989-1998)
*"Sesame Street" (1969-present)
*"Sex and the City" (1998-2004)
*"Silver Spoons" (1982-1986)
*"The Simpsons" (1989-present)
*"Sister, Sister" (1994-1999)
*"The Slap Maxwell Story"
*"Sledge Hammer!" (1986-1988)
*"Small Wonder" (1985-1989)
*"Soap" (1977-1981)
*"South Central" (1994)
*"South Park" (1997-present)
*"Spin City" (1996-2002)
*"SpongeBob SquarePants" (1999-present)
*"Square Pegs" (1982-1983)
*"Step by Step" (1991-1998)
*"Still Standing" (2002-2006)
*"Suddenly Susan" (1996-2000)

T

*"Talent Scoute" (1948-1958)
*"Tales From The Crypt" (1989-1996)
*"Tammy" (1965-1966)
*"Tattletales" (1974-1978)
*"Taxi" (1978-1982)
*"Teachers" (2006)
*"Temperatures Rising" (1972-1974)
*"Terry and June" (1979-1987)
*"Thank God You're Here" (2007)
*"That '70s Show" (1998-2006)
*"That Girl" (1966-1971)
*"That's My Mama" (1974-1975)
*"That Wonderful Guy" (1949-1950)
*"Three's a Crowd" (1984-1985)
*"Three's Company" (1977-1984)
*"'Til Death" (2006-present)
*"Toast of the Town" (1948-1971)
*"The Tonight Show" (1954-present)
**"The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" (1962-1992)
**"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (1992-present)
*"Too Close for Comfort"
*"Topper"
*"The Torkelsons"
*"Townies" (1996)
*"Twenty Good Years" (2006)
*"Two and a Half Men" (2003-present)
*"Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place" (1998-2001)
*"TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes" (1984-1993)

U

Unseaaly Gay

V

W

*"Wanda at Large" (2003)
*"Watching Ellie" (2002-2003)
*"Webster" (1983-1987)
*"Welcome Back, Kotter" (1975-1979)
*"What I Like About You" (2002-2006)
*"What's Happening!!" (1976-1979)
*"What's Happening Now!?
*"Where My Dogs At?" (2006-present)
*"Who's the Boss?" (1984-1992)
*"The Wild Thornberrys" (1998-2001)
*"Will & Grace" (1998-2006)
*"Wings" (1990-1997)
*"WKRP in Cincinnati" (1978-1982)
*"The Wonder Years" (1988-1993)

X

*"Xtreme Fakeovers" (2005-present)

Y

*"Yes, Dear" (2000-2006)

Z


=Theatrical comedies=

France

*"Les affaires sont les affaires" (trans. "Business is business"), by Octave Mirbeau (1903).
*"La Puce a l'Oreille" (trans. "A Flea in Her Ear"), by Georges Feydeau

Russia

*"The Government Inspector" by Nikolai Gogol (made into the Danny Kaye screen musical "The Inspector General".)

United Kingdom

*"The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde (adapted for film and television numerous times)
*"Much Ado About Nothing" and half a dozen others by William Shakespeare
*"The Rocky Horror Show" by Richard O'Brien
*Comic operas by Gilbert and Sullivan including "H.M.S. Pinafore", "The Pirates of Penzance", "Patience", "Iolanthe", "The Mikado" and many others.

United States

*"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
*"Into the Woods"
*"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"
*"Personal Appearance"
*"London Calling"
*Many American stage musicals have a strong comedic element.

Radio comedies

Canada

*"Double Exposure"
*"Frantic Times"
*"The Royal Canadian Air Farce"
*"Spring Thaw"
*"Great Conversations with Joseph the Irish Potato Farmer" [http://www.potatofarming.blogspot.com/]

United Kingdom

*"The 99p Challenge"
*"Absolute Power"
*"Babblewick Hall"
*"Beyond Our Ken"
*"The Cabaret of Dr Caligari"
*"The Clitheroe Kid"
*"Clare in the Community"
*"Dead Ringers"
*"Elastic Planet"
*"The Glums"
*"The Goon Show"
*"Hancock's Half Hour"
*"Hello, Cheeky!
*"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
*"I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue"
*"I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again"
*"It Sticks Out Half a Mile"
*"It's That Man Again"
*"Just a Minute"
*"Knowing Me, Knowing You"
*"Ladies of Letters"
*"Lenin of the Rovers"
*"Little Britain"
*"Living with the Enemy"
*"The Mark Steel Revolution"
*"The Mark Steel Solution"
*"The Masterson Inheritance"
*"The Men from the Ministry"
*"My Word!"
*"The Navy Lark"
*"Nebulous"
*"The News Huddlines"
*"The News Quiz"
*"The Now Show"
*"Old Harry's Game"
*"On the Hour"
*"On the Town with the League of Gentlemen"
*"Radio Active"
*"Revolting People"
*"Round the Horne"
*"Smelling of Roses"
*"The Sunday Format"
*"Truly, Madly, Bletchley"


=USA=

*"Amos & Andy"
*"The Jack Benny Show"
*"Burns & Allen"
*"Col. Stoopnagle & Bud"
*"Audience of Two"
*"Mad TV"

ee also

*Comedy
*Comedy film
*Farce
*Sitcom
*British comedy

External links

* [http://www.classicsitcoms.co.uk Classic British Sitcoms Forum]
* [http://www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/guide The BBC Guide to Comedy]
* [http://www.sitcom.co.uk/list.shtml The British Sitcom Guide - Sitcom List]


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