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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

9.0
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

2. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Music | Active

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

3. Batman Returns (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action

7.0
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When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.

Writers: Bob Kane, Daniel Waters, Sam Hamm | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken

4. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.3
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Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind.

Stars: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski

5. Futurama (1999– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Fry, a pizza guy is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999.

Stars: Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal, Tress MacNeille

6. 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001)

60 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun.

Stars: John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston, French Stewart

7. Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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47 Metascore

When eccentric man-child Pee-Wee Herman gets his beloved bike stolen in broad daylight, he sets out across the U.S. on the adventure of his life.

Writers: Phil Hartman, Paul Reubens, Michael Varhol | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger

8. Designing Women (1986–1993)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Outspoken feminist Julia Sugarbaker runs a design firm out of her Atlanta home, along with her shallow ex-beauty queen sister, Suzanne, divorced mother Mary Jo, and, naive country girl ... See full summary »

Creator: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason | Stars: Delta Burke, Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Meshach Taylor

9. Simon Birch (1998)

PG | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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39 Metascore

A young boy with stunted growth is convinced that God has a great purpose for him.

Writers: Mark Steven Johnson, John Irving | Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Ian Michael Smith, Joseph Mazzello, Ashley Judd, Oliver Platt

10. Coneheads (1993)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Aliens with conical crania come to Earth to observe human life.

Writers: Tom Davis, Dan Aykroyd, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Robert Knott, Jonathan Penner

11. Wildcats (1986)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Sport

5.8
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Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When the football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite ... See full summary »

Writer: Ezra Sacks | Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold

12. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

13. Providence (1999–2002)

60 min | Drama

6.8
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Dr. Sydney Hansen, a successful plastic surgeon in Hollywood, California, quits her private practice and returns to her hometown in Providence, Rhode Island after the sudden death of her ... See full summary »

Stars: Melina Kanakaredes, Mike Farrell, Paula Cale, Seth Peterson

14. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.3
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Bob Hope, Skitch Henderson

15. Dear John (1988–1992)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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After his wife leaves him for his best friend, John Lacey joins the One Two One Club, a support group for divorced and widowed people. The group consists of its fiery British leader Louise,... See full summary »

Stars: Judd Hirsch, Jere Burns, Jane Carr, Isabella Hofmann

16. Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004)

R | 90 min | Comedy

5.2
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Culture critic Jiminy Glick gets tied up in a murder case at the Toronto Film Festival.

Writers: Martin Short, Paul Flaherty, Michael Short | Director: Vadim Jean | Stars: Martin Short, Jan Hooks, Linda Cardellini, Janeane Garofalo

17. Not Necessarily the News (1982–1990)

Comedy

7.4
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An offbeat look at current events, often by dubbing over news video with farcical commentary.

Creator: John Moffitt | Stars: Anne Bloom, Lucy Webb, Danny Breen, Rich Hall

19. A Dangerous Woman (1993)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary McGarry Morris, Naomi Foner | Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Debra Winger, Barbara Hershey, Gabriel Byrne, Laurie Metcalf

20. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.5
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David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Elliott

21. Primetime Glick (2001–2003)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.8
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Talk-show parody featuring obese host Jiminy Glick, who usually knows nothing about his guests and hurls veiled insults at them during his interviews.

Stars: Martin Short, Michael McKean, Brett Gilbert, Jackie Stevens

22. The Dana Carvey Show (1996– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Riffs on pop culture, politics and even the show's own sponsors.

Stars: Dana Carvey, Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Heather Morgan

23. Frosty Returns (1992 TV Short)

TV-G | 24 min | Short, Animation, Musical

4.8
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The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas.

Writers: Oliver Goldstick, Jim Lewis | Directors: Evert Brown, Bill Melendez | Stars: Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, Andrea Martin, Brian Doyle-Murray

24. Funland (1987)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy

4.4
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When a mob family takes over an amusement park after the owner dies under mysterious circumstances, the recently-fired clown mascot seeks vengeance for the loss of his job.

Writers: Michael A. Simpson, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner | Director: Michael A. Simpson | Stars: William Windom, David L. Lander, Bruce Mahler, Robert Sacchi

25. Saturday Night Live 25 (1999 TV Special)

160 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.3
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A TV special celebrating the 25th anniversary of Saturday Night Live. Before a celebrity audience, many of the former cast members and guest hosts return to perform their signature ... See full summary »

Writers: Tina Fey, Anne Beatts, Tom Davis, Steve Higgins, Marilyn Suzanne Miller, Paula Pell, Paul Shaffer, T. Sean Shannon, Michael Shoemaker | Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, James Signorelli | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Candice Bergen, David Bowie

26. Game Over (2004– )

30 min | Action, Animation, Comedy

6.9
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The story of your mild-mannered family in a not-so-normal video game world. Mom is a Lara Croft rip-off, dad is a Grand Prix racer, the neighbors are Kung Fu monks and the kids... well, they try to be cool.

Creators: Marcy Carsey, David Sacks | Stars: Marisa Tomei, Elizabeth Daily, Rachel Dratch, Artie Lange

27. Superman 50th Anniversary (1988 TV Movie)

49 min | Comedy, Documentary

5.8
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A humourous telling of the history of the comic book superhero.

Writers: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster, Adam Green, Bruce McCulloch, Rosie Shuster, Robert Smigel | Director: Robert Boyd | Stars: Dana Carvey, Kirk Alyn, Peter Boyle, Jimmy Breslin

28. The Bill Tush Show (1980– )

60 min | Comedy

8.6
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Stars: Bill Tush, Jan Hooks, Terry Turner, Bonnie Turner

29. Comedy Break (1985–1986)

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Stars: Kevin Pollak, Jamie Alcroft, Mack Dryden, Marla Frumkin

30. The Joe Piscopo Special (1984 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy, Music

6.7
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This is an HBO Special in which Joe Piscopo has 60 minutes to try to do many of his famous impressions. He has mostly his Saturday Night Live friends to help do small skits on the Special.

Writers: Andy Breckman, John DeBellis, Joe Piscopo, Rocco Urbisci | Director: Jay Dubin | Stars: Joe Piscopo, Joseph Bologna, Art Bonilla, Anthony Caruso

31. The Martin Short Show (1999–2000)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.6
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Martin Short interviews celebrities with some Sketch Comedy on the side.

Stars: Martin Short, Chevy Chase, Thomas Gibson, Steve Martin

32. The Martin Short Show (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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Creators: Paul Flaherty, Michael Short, Martin Short | Stars: Martin Short, Jan Hooks, Noley Thornton, Zack Duhame

33. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1999 TV Special)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy

7.4
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This edition of Saturday Night Live represents the most versatile actor and stand-up comedian ever! Dana always played crazy characters from Church Lady, Ross Perot, George Bush, Garth ... See full summary »

Writers: Dana Carvey, Mike Myers | Stars: Dana Carvey, David Spade, Rob Schneider, Jon Lovitz

34. Hiller and Diller (1997– )

30 min | Comedy

4.3
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Ted Hiller is a sensible, normal, family man while his best friend, Neil Diller is the absolute opposite, slick, unstable, and sarcastic. As the theme song goes, together they write a TV ... See full summary »

Creator: Babaloo Mandel | Stars: Richard Lewis, Kevin Nealon, Jordan Baker, Allison Mack

35. SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (2009 TV Movie)

Comedy

6.4
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Holiday special including brand-new material with Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, the infamous troublemaker "Gilly," and others. The special also features favorite holiday-themed sketches from SNL's 35-year history.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Directors: Don Roy King, David H. Brooks, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Miller, John Solomon, Chel White, Dave Wilson, Akiva Schaffer | Stars: Kristen Wiig, Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin

36. Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989 TV Special)

Comedy, Music

6.9
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Writers: James Downey, Al Franken, Herbert Sargent, Tom Schiller, Robert Smigel | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, James Belushi, Chevy Chase, Billy Crystal

37. The 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour (1983– )

30 min | Comedy

5.9
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Arsenio Hall and Thom Sharp hosted this short-lived comedy show aired Tuesday nights on ABC.

Stars: Joan Collins, Arsenio Hall, Jan Hooks, Rod Hull

38. Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999 Video)

65 min | Comedy

7.0
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Directors: Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Miller, Dave Wilson, James Signorelli | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, John Belushi, Candice Bergen

39. The Dennis Miller Show (1992– )

Comedy, Music, News

5.7
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A weekly late-night talk show featuring a different guest each night. In contrast to Jay Leno or David Letterman, Miller often focused on political and social issues, freely injecting his ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis Miller, Judd Apatow, Todd Baker, Clive Cussler

40. Prime Times (1983 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

8.8
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Writers: Lewis Arquette, Elayne Boosler, Peter Elbling, Carmen Finestra, Jack Handey, Jim Milio, Julie Payne, Susan F. Walker | Director: Howard Storm | Stars: Lewis Arquette, Thom Bray, Hamilton Camp, Barry Hansen

42. The 40th Annual Emmy Awards (1988 TV Special)

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Writers: A. Whitney Brown, Al Franken, Herbert Sargent, Robert Smigel | Director: Dave Wilson | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Bea Arthur, Joseph Barbera, Bonnie Bartlett

43. 1990 Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search (1990 TV Movie)

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Writer: Neal Marshad | Director: Neal Marshad | Stars: Judd Apatow, Chip Chinery, Budd Friedman, Steve Harvey

45. The Martin Short Show (1994– )
Episode: A Hippo Never Forgets (1994)

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Creators: Paul Flaherty, Martin Short, Michael Short | Director: Eugene Levy | Stars: Martin Short, Jan Hooks, Noley Thornton, Zack Duhame

46. Designing Women (1986–1993)
Episode: A Little Night Music (1992)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Julia is in the hospital, waiting the results of hysterectomy tests. She has doubts of her femininity, her belief in love, and faith in herself. A doctor helps her put things in perspective.

Writer: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason | Director: David Steinberg | Stars: Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Julia Duffy, Jan Hooks

47. Not Necessarily the News (1982–1990)
Episode: A Little Sex with Breakfast (1984)

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Creator: John Moffitt | Director: Hoite C. Caston | Stars: Anne Bloom, Danny Breen, Rich Hall, Jan Hooks

48. Designing Women (1986–1993)
Episode: A Scene from a Mall (1992)

Comedy

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Anthony gets accused of being a robber. He believes it is a racial issue, prompting Julia to confront the security, whose symbolic language drives her to stage a sit-in. Anthony, who wished... See full summary »

Writers: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, Mark Alton Brown, Dee LaDuke | Director: David Steinberg | Stars: Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Julia Duffy, Jan Hooks

49. Designing Women (1986–1993)
Episode: A Toe in the Water (1991)

Comedy

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Julia has not felt comfortable dating since Reese's death, but she has gotten close to a man named Mark. While Allison assumes he is gay based on his personality and tastes, she proves to ... See full summary »

Writers: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, Pamela Norris | Director: David Steinberg | Stars: Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Julia Duffy, Jan Hooks

50. Not Necessarily the News (1982–1990)
Episode: Action Star (1983)

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Creator: John Moffitt | Director: Hoite C. Caston | Stars: Anne Bloom, Danny Breen, Rich Hall, Jan Hooks