10 Best Comedy TV Series of All Time

These 10 all-time TV comedy shows will glue you to TV sets and make you sit at home, enjoying the drama unfold in front of your eyes

10 Best Comedy TV Series of All Time


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This show is about the lives of four singles -- Jerry Seinfeld stars as a comedian neighbour, Cosmo Kramer is a professional moocher and get-rich-quick schemes  are designed at Jerry's apartment. Jerry and his ex-girlfriend Elaine Benes are good friends. George Costanza is a short, stalky, bald man who has lived with his parents for most of his life. Seinfeld's plot is based on a lot of true day-to-day comedy scenes. It showcases the lives of four friends who discuss their everyday lives and situations at their favorite cafe, Monk's.

2. Arrested Development


The story is all about a wildly dysfunctional Bluth family, who were once rich. They lost their wealth by some accounting practices of family patriarch George Bluth.

Sr. George's son, Michael Bluth, the only "normal one" in the family, is forced to live in Orange County to run their family business while his father is in prison and loves every moment there. His wife Lucille and daughter Lindsay are spoiled socialites. His younger son Byron,'Buster', is in his mid 30s and lives at home. His other son George Oscar Bluth is a magician who started a group to get magicians to work on a serious note and gets kicked out when his tricks are revealed. Their daughter, Lindsay is married to a man named Tobias Funke, who was once a psychiatrist and then decides to become an actor.

3. Friends

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These are the freakiest lovable characters- Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay who live together in the heart of New York City. Monica is the mother hen of the group and a chef. Ross, Monica Geller's older brother, is a paleontologist who works at the Museum of Natural History.
Rachel Green is a fashion enthusiast and Monica's high school best-friend. Chandler is an executive in statistical analysis working with a large multi-national corporation. Joey is a struggling actor  and becomes famous for his role on Days of our Lives'' as Dr. Drake Ramoray. Phoebe is an masseuse and self-taught musician. They are more of a family sharing their troubles, past and future romances, fights, laughs and tears.

4. The Big Bang Theory


It is about four young scientists who know all about the world of physics and one girl who gives the physics world a real spin. Leonard, a smart guy who tries his best to complete his research and becomes famous for his work. Sheldon is one of the world's smartest men with an intellectual capacity with a language with scientific words that normal people only wonder. Howard is an engineer with his mind on science and on women. Rajesh is an Indian scientist working on  experiments on black holes, outer space, life on other planets and the String theory. In their lives, enters Penny, a beautiful girl living next door to Leonard and Sheldon's apartment, who has no knowledge in physics or science and makes success by being funny and showing them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

5. The Simpsons


A family of five where the father Homer is a dull-witted, beer loving, lazy, but lovable man. Their mother, Marge who stays at home and keeps the family united. She is an ideal wife and mother who does the best for her family. Son Bart, the 10-year old boy, who plays pranks but is a good kid. The unnoticed daughter, Lisa, who is very intelligent and sometimes feels left out because of that. Maggie, the baby, who is well known especially for her red pacifier.

6. South Park


This award-winning animated series has created colorful, witty, brilliant characters. A group of eight-year-old boys try to understand the world around them. These boys learn through their not-so-adventures that even adults make mistakes. You may just roll with laughter and their hoarse language is definitely a show for mature audiences.

7. The Office


Focuses on a paper company with daily interactions between a group of employees under a documentary film crew's cameras. Regional manager Michael thinks he's the coolest, funniest, best boss ever which makes him the uncoolest, most obnoxious and annoying. His co-worker Jim is infatuated with the receptionist Pam. Ryan is sharp guy who quickly figures out the real office politics despite Michael's attempts to instill the official point-of-view.

8. How I Met Your Mother


Ted, a single, 27-year-old architect lives with his two best friends from college - Marshall, a law student and Lily, a kindergarten teacher and an aspiring artist. Marshall and Lily have been dating for almost nine years. Their engagement causes Ted to think about his marriage. Ted has a self-appointed best friend Barney Stinson, a womanizer who cons to bed women. Ted begins his search for his perfect soul mate and meets Robin, an ambitious young reporter who then falls in love with him. He's sure it's love at first sight, but destiny may have something else in store. The story is a flashback from the future.

9. Freaks and Geeks


Two different groups of teenagers, the Freaks with cool and charismatic Daniel, tomboy Lindsay and the Geeks with Lindsay's shy younger brother Sam, gentle Bill and self-proclaimed ladies' man Neal. The show chronicles the normal teen/adolescence troubles which every teenager goes through, including acceptance, drugs, drinking, and bullying.

10. Suits


The series premiered on June 23, 2011, on the cable network in the US. The story is about Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout who slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best lawyers, Harvey Specter. Though he isn't actually a lawyer, Mike is hired by Harvey right away when he recognizes his talent and photographic memory. Due to the firm's policy of hiring only the Harvard Law graduates, Harvey and Mike must pretend that Mike has gone to Harvard. The duo's extraordinary presence continues.