The Best Comedy TV series that I have had the Pleasure of Watching

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1.
The Mighty Boosh (2003 TV Series)
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil... (30 mins.)
“ Absolutely amazing series! Randomly beautiful, immediately quotable, visually striking, cult and sure to define a generation of wierd teenagers ” - withnailian
 
2.
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.)
“ One of the best, hilarious from start to finish and still fresh now, nearly 18 years later. FECK ” - withnailian
 
3.
The League of Gentlemen (1999 TV Series)
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people. (60 mins.)
“ Genuinely unnerving and creepy... But with it creates the king of black comedy! ” - withnailian
 
4.
Cheers (1982 TV Series)
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name. (22 mins.)
“ The best series to come out of America, with all that came after it following its template. A great comedy which is still hilarious now ” - withnailian
 
5.
Adventure Time (2010 TV Series)
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A human boy named Finn and adoptive brother and best friend Jake the Dog, protect the citizens of the Land of Ooo from foes of various shapes and sizes. (11 mins.)
“ The best cartoon made by cartoon network ever, which seriously makes all cartoons watched after it seem dull and lifeless. Colourful, vibrant and genuinely insane, a perfect comedy for young and old alike ” - withnailian
 
6.
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.)
“ Iconic and helped bring cartoons to a family audience, just perfect and still hilarious now *NOTE I am only speaking until series 10, every one since then has been terrible* ” - withnailian
 
7.
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.)
“ Nerdy humour at its best, a delight from start to finish ” - withnailian
 
8.
British Men Behaving Badly (1992 TV Series)
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This comedy series is all about two mates, Gary and Tony who share a two bedroom home. They are grown men who act like a couple of drunk two year olds... (45 mins.)
“ Lad humour, recommended for anyone who likes a good pint, intelligent conversation, and of course some spot on cheese impressions ” - withnailian
 
9.
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.)
“ The team behind Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, being as pitch perfect as both of these films with extra randomness thrown in for good measure, amazing ” - withnailian
 
10.
The Inbetweeners (2008 TV Series)
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Follows four friends and their antics during their final years of school. (25 mins.)
“ The best British comedy to be made recently, amazing comedy for audiences who can deal with intelligent toilet humour ” - withnailian
 
11.
Robot Chicken (2005 TV Series)
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From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist. (11 mins.)
 
12.
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.)
 
13.
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.)
 
14.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
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Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999. (22 mins.)
 
15.
Malcolm in the Middle (2000 TV Series)
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A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
 
16.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
 
17.
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1983 TV Series)
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The adventures of a gang of British workmen abroad. Combines black and white humour with moments of drama... (60 mins.)
Director: Anthony Garner
 
18.
American Dad! (2005 TV Series)
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The random escapades of Stan Smith, a conservative CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible. (22 mins.)
 
19.
The Goodies (1970 TV Series)
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Long running British situation comedy with the vaguest of situations. The Goodies are a three man agency whose brief is to do 'anything... (30 mins.)
 
20.
TV Burp (2001 TV Series)
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Harry Hill stars in this surreal comedy show, revolving around the previous week's shows on British television. (23 mins.)
 
21.
Muppets Tonight (1996 TV Series)
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Kermit the Frog, Clifford and friends struggle to put on a weekly TV variety show. (30 mins.)
 
22.
Peep Show (2003 TV Series)
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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.)
 
23.
The Royle Family (1998 TV Series)
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A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house. (45 mins.)
 
24.
Shooting Stars (1993 TV Series)
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A bunch of lads have a right good time
 
25.
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.)
 
26.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981 TV Series)
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Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires. (95 mins.)
 
27.
The Detectives (1993 TV Series)
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In the never ending, high tech war against crime, Detective Constables Bob Louis and David Briggs are... (50 mins.)
 
28.
The Day Today (1994 TV Series)
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A spoof of the British style of news broadcasting - including ridiculous stories, patronising vox pops, offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors. (30 mins.)
 
29.
Brass Eye (1997 TV Series)
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Controversal spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK. (25 mins.)
 
30.
Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge (1994 TV Series)
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A mock of a TV show where the host is rude to many of his guests. (45 mins.)
 
31.
I'm Alan Partridge (1997 TV Series)
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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.)
 
32.
Sledge Hammer! (1986 TV Series)
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The adventures of a deranged and dumb police detective who always looks for the most violent solution to any problem. (30 mins.)
 
33.
Porridge (1974 TV Series)
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The prison life of Fletcher, a criminal serving a five-year sentence, as he strives to bide his time, keep his record clean, and refuses to be ground down by the prison system. (45 mins.)
 
34.
Dad's Army (1968 TV Series)
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During WW2, in a fictional British seaside town, a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion. (30 mins.)
 
35.
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004 TV Series)
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Hopeless doormen Max and Paddy leave clubland and embark on a series of wild and exciting adventures in their prized motorhome, "Easy Rider" style. (25 mins.)
 
36.
Psychoville (2009 TV Series)
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A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," which sends their lives into a downward spiral. (30 mins.)
 
37.
The Cleveland Show (2009 TV Series)
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The adventures of the Family Guy neighbor and deli owner, Cleveland Brown. (22 mins.)
 
38.
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.)
 
39.
The Ricky Gervais Show (2010 TV Series)
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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.)