A list of worthwhile modern comedy television

In no particular order; grouped based on country of origin.

Sans (traditional) cartoons/animation. I'm only one person and I haven't seen every television comedy (but I have seen a lot and I know what I like), so expect this list to continuously be added to, refined, etc.

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1.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
2.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself in with his friends and complete strangers. (28 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
3.
The Larry Sanders Show (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show. (30 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
4.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
In the not-too-distant future, a man and his robots are trapped aboard the Satellite of Love, where mad scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made. (97 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
5.
Strangers with Candy (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A 46-year-old ex-drug addict returns to high school as a freshman. (22 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
6.
Stella (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A sketch comedy show that follows the absurd adventures of Michael, Michael and David. (30 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
7.
Gerhard Reinke's Wanderlust (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
A travel show parody, "Gerhard Reinke's Wanderlust" follows the misadventures of a bumbling German backpacker as he travels the globe in search of reasonably priced culturally enriching experiences.
Director: Tom Stern
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
8.
Flight of the Conchords (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom. (28 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
9.
Upright Citizens Brigade (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Agents Adair, Antoine, Colby and Trotter both monitor and create chaos across the universe. The sketches... (30 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
10.
Insomniac with Dave Attell (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Join "tour-guide" Dave Attell as he takes a look at nightlife in different cities around the country until sunrise. (30 mins.)
Director: Dave Hamilton
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
11.
Delocated (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man who's in the witness protection program creates a TV reality show about his situation. He has to wear a black ski mask all the time, but other than that he and his family try to live a "normal" life in front of the camera.
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
12.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Four young friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia. (22 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
13.
Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way. (27 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
14.
Most Extreme Elimination Challenge (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A silly Japanese game show on which contestants are painfully eliminated through barely possible stunts and events, most taking place above pools of mud. (30 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
15.
Wonder Showzen (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An all-cynical, all-evil absurdist variety show that parodies the classic educational PBS shows of the 1970s, made up of old cartoons and educational films, children, and puppets from one's worst nightmares. (30 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
16.
Eastbound & Down (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school. (28 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
17.
The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sarah Silverman stars as Sarah Silverman, an unemployed single woman who still behaves like a child... (22 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
18.
Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Stand-up comedian Jonathan Katz voices Professional Therapist Dr. Jonathan Katz. A divorced father, he has custody of his 23-year-old slacker son Ben... (30 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
19.
Workaholics (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as telemarketers from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9. (22 mins.)
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
20.
Party Down (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A group of actors move to LA to make it big, but end up working as caterers. (30 mins.)
Director: Rob Thomas
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
21.
The Life & Times of Tim (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Watch as Tim finds himself in several awkward situations in this HBO cartoon comedy.
“ U.S. ” - sehaitt
 
22.
Nathan for You (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Nathan Fielder uses his business degree and life experiences to help real small businesses turn a profit. But because of his unorthodox approach, Nathan's genuine efforts to do good often draw real people into an experience far beyond what they signed up for. (30 mins.)
“ US ” - sehaitt
 
23.
Peep Show (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life. (25 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
24.
Snuff Box (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Two hangmen (Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher) compete for women, money and happiness, venturing deeper in the ocean of depravity than any friends should in a whiskey-fuelled, cross-cultural friendship. (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
25.
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
This parody series is an unearthed 80s horror/drama, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. The series is set in a Hospital in Romford, which is situated over the gates of Hell. (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
26.
Nathan Barley (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After publishing a rant about 'idiots' - frantically hip, ignorant scenesters - Dan Ashcroft finds these same people embracing him as his idol and his nerves constantly tested by his biggest fan, moronic scene personality Nathan Barley. (26 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
27.
The Mighty Boosh (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil... (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
28.
The Ricky Gervais Show (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant talk to Karl Pilkington about important things in life whilst Karl provides anything but intelligent answers. Comedy at its finest with wonderful animation. (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
29.
Spaced (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford. (25 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
30.
Extras (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment. (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
31.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager Brent as they continue their daily lives. (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
32.
The IT Crowd (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The comedic adventures of a rag-tag group of technical support workers at a large corporation. (25 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
33.
Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Louis Theroux documents some of the US's most bizarre happenings, events and rituals, by getting involved himself... (60 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
34.
Man to Man with Dean Learner (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Live from his luxury apartment in London's glittering East End, Dean Learner (Club owner, Celebrity Manager, Entrepreneur and Publisher of high-class gentleman's magazines) invites you to meet some of his closest friends, Man to Man.
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
35.
I'm Alan Partridge (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich. (29 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
36.
Saxondale (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Tommy Saxondale is an ex-roadie with anger management issues and his own pest control business in Stevenage... (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
37.
The Trip (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Steve is asked to review restaurants for the UK's Observer who is joined on a working road trip by his friend Rob who fills in at the last minute when Coogan's romantic relationship falls apart. (172 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
38.
An Idiot Abroad (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows... (43 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
39.
Look Around You (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A parody of educational programs. Just don't believe anything in the show is true. (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
40.
Black Books (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers... (25 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
41.
Bottom (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Edward and Richard are best buddies living off the government doing nothing more than having a good time and breaking stuff. (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
42.
That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A comedy sketch show featuring David Mitchell and Robert Webb.
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
43.
Toast of London (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Steven Toast, an eccentric middle aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it (30 mins.)
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
44.
The Moaning of Life (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Karl is faced with the different aspects of life by travelling around the world and discovering how different people face life's challenges.
“ U.K. ” - sehaitt
 
45.
The Kids in the Hall (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The TV series of the Canadian sketch comedy troupe that, more often than not, puts bizarre, unique, and insane twists in their skits. (25 mins.)
“ Canada ” - sehaitt
 
46.
Trailer Park Boys (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Three petty felons have a documentary made about their life in a trailer park. (30 mins.)
“ Canada ” - sehaitt
 
47.
The Red Green Show (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Red Green airs his handyman show from Possum Lodge, Canada, and also experiences some zany adventures in real life. (25 mins.)
“ Canada ” - sehaitt