My Top 40 Favorite Comedy TV shows by Frankie

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1.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado. (22 mins.)
 
2.
Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable. (22 mins.)
 
3.
American Dad! (2005 TV Series)
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The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible. (22 mins.)
 
4.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
 
5.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
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A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother. (22 mins.)
 
6.
Spaced (1999 TV Series)
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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.)
 
7.
Metalocalypse (2006 TV Series)
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The epic and over-the-top adventures of Dethklok, the world's most successful death metal band. (11 mins.)
 
8.
Ugly Americans (2010 TV Series)
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Take New York City, add every horrifying beast, science-fiction freak, and fantasy faerie, shake thoroughly, and you've got Ugly Americans. (30 mins.)
 
9.
CNNNN: Chaser Non-Stop News Network (2002 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
10.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another. (22 mins.)
 
11.
Drawn Together (2004 TV Series)
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A parody of reality shows cast with spoofs of several famous types of animated characters. (22 mins.)
Director: James Purdum
 
12.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf. (30 mins.)
 
13.
Flight of the Conchords (2007 TV Series)
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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.)
 
14.
Wilfred (2007 TV Series)
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A depressed man is the only one who can see his neighbor's dog as a full grown man in a dog suit. (25 mins.)
 
15.
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004 TV Series)
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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.)
 
16.
The Young Ones (1982 TV Series)
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The crazy and sometimes surreal comedic adventures of four very different students in Thatcher's Britain. (410 mins.)
 
17.
Strangers with Candy (1999 TV Series)
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A 46-year-old ex-drug addict returns to high school as a freshman. (22 mins.)
 
18.
Ripping Yarns (1976 TV Series)
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Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn. (30 mins.)
Director: Terry Hughes
 
19.
Chappelle's Show (2003 TV Series)
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture. (22 mins.)
Director: Todd Broder
 
20.
Workaholics (2011 TV Series)
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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.)
 
21.
Community (2009 TV Series)
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A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body. (22 mins.)
 
22.
The Late Show (1992 TV Series)
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The Late show, which only ran for two years was one of the most successful and funny comedy shows ever produced and shown in Australia... (60 mins.)
 
23.
Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
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Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems! (25 mins.)
 
24.
The New Statesman (1987 TV Series)
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In a parody of 1980s Conservatism, Rik Mayall is Alan B'Stard MP, the most machiavellian Tory of them all. (70 mins.)
 
25.
Believe Nothing (2002 TV Series)
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Britain's cleverest man and leading moral philosopher, Quadruple Professor Adonis Cnut, tackles some of the world's most pressing problems assisted by his slave like butler and a beautiful but mentally unbalanced colleague. (30 mins.)
 
26.
The Cleveland Show (2009 TV Series)
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The adventures of the Family Guy neighbor and deli owner, Cleveland Brown. (22 mins.)
 
27.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
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Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways. (22 mins.)
 
28.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000 TV Series)
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The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself in with his friends and complete strangers. (28 mins.)
 
29.
Bottom (1991 TV Series)
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Edward and Richard are best buddies living off the government doing nothing more than having a good time and breaking stuff. (30 mins.)
 
30.
The Inbetweeners (2008 TV Series)
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Follows four friends and their antics during their final years of school. (25 mins.)
 
31.
The IT Crowd (2006 TV Series)
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The comedic adventures of a rag-tag group of technical support workers at a large corporation. (25 mins.)
 
32.
Outsourced (2010 TV Series)
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A manager is sent to India to oversee a staff of customer service representatives. (30 mins.)
 
33.
No Heroics (2008 TV Series)
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London. An ordinary city, with one small difference: superheroes - commonly called 'capes' - exist. But apart from their powers...
 
34.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
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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.)
 
35.
Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
36.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. (22 mins.)
 
37.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
 
38.
Teachers (2001 TV Series)
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Comedy drama that follows the exploits of school staff both inside and out of the classroom. (50 mins.)
 
39.
Archer (2009 TV Series)
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Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones. (22 mins.)
 
40.
Entourage (2004 TV Series)
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Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent. (28 mins.)