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40 Best TV Comedies of All Time: In One Sentence Each
1. I Love Lucy
Everybody loves a redhead, even in black and white.
2. The Honeymooners
Domestic violence never sounded so catchy.
3. The Andy Griffith Show
The theme song alone makes me want to go fishing.
4. The Dick Van Dyke Show
The arrangement of furniture is quite important.
Reality wasn't extremely important in the Sixties.
6. The Beverly Hillbillies
Fossil fuels used to be a little less regulated.
7. The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson
Happiness is a man who can make you laugh and cry at the same time.
8. All in the Family
We could use a man like Herbert Hoover again.
During a war is probably when you could use a good laugh the most.
10. The Bob Newhart Show
Always watch a show to the very end.
11. The Mary Tyler Moore Show
My hat's off to this one.
12. The Jeffersons
Moving on up and getting on down.
13. Good Times
The original Survivor.
14. Saturday Night Live
In actuality, primetime wasn't ready for them.
15. Three's Company
Don't always believe what you hear.
Lost in the city.
Come for the beer, stay for the conversation.
18. The Cosby Show
Taking it all in stride.
19. Family Ties
What would we do without love and capitalism?
20. The Golden Girls
Old people are just young people in the future.
Started at the bottom.
Why would we want to help somebody?
23. The Simpsons
Join the Navy.
24. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Your prince is definitely in effect.
25. In Living Color
Let me show you something...
Intellectually speaking, a serving of scrambled eggs might clear that right up.
27. The Late Show with David Letterman
I wouldn't give his problems to a monkey on a rock.
How many of us have them?
29. Everybody Loves Raymond
It's not really about the kids.
30. Sex and the City
Always dress for the occasion.
31. Curb Your Enthusiasm
Society has a lot of stupid little rules.
32. Arrested Development
There's always money in the banana stand.
33. The Office
I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.
34. How I Met Your Mother
Wait for it.
35. 30 Rock
What if the Germans won?
36. The Big Bang Theory
13.7 billion years in the making.
37. Modern Family
Timing is everything.
38. Parks and Recreation
If government could solve problems we wouldn't need government.
Life is pretty much just watching other people die.
40. Orange is the New Black
Every story has a beginning.