Greatest Comedy TV shows of all time

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1.
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.)
 
2.
I Love Lucy (1951 TV Series)
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A daffy woman constantly strives to become a star along with her bandleader husband and gets herself in the strangest situations. (30 mins.)
 
3.
The Honeymooners (1955 TV Series)
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A bus driver and his sewer worker friend struggle to strike it rich while their wives look on with weary patience. (30 mins.)
 
4.
All in the Family (1971 TV Series)
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A working class bigot constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day. (30 mins.)
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
The Andy Griffith Show (1960 TV Series)
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney. (30 mins.)
 
7.
Mary Tyler Moore (1970 TV Series)
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The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home. (30 mins.)
 
8.
The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home. (30 mins.)
 
9.
The Carol Burnett Show (1967 TV Series)
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe. (60 mins.)
 
10.
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.)
 
11.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Follows the lives of six 20-something friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
 
12.
M*A*S*H (1972 TV Series)
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation. (25 mins.)
 
13.
The Cosby Show (1984 TV Series)
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family. (30 mins.)
 
14.
Frasier (1993 TV Series)
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist. (22 mins.)
 
15.
Roseanne (1988 TV Series)
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The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law. (22 mins.)
 
16.
The Larry Sanders Show (1992 TV Series)
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show. (30 mins.)
 
17.
The Bob Newhart Show (1972 TV Series)
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The professional and personal misadventures of a psychologist and his family, patients, friends and colleagues. (30 mins.)
 
18.
Taxi (1978 TV Series)
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The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things. (30 mins.)
 
19.
Bewitched (1964 TV Series)
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A witch married to an ordinary man cannot resist using her magic powers to solve the problems her family faces. (25 mins.)
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
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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. (22 mins.)
 
22.
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996 TV Series)
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The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
 
23.
The Golden Girls (1985 TV Series)
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times. (30 mins.)
 
24.
Murphy Brown (1988 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a tough female television journalist and her friends. (30 mins.)
 
25.
Get Smart (1965 TV Series)
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Bumbling Maxwell Smart, Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the evil forces of KAOS with the help of his competent partner Agent 99. (25 mins.)
 
26.
The Phil Silvers Show (1955 TV Series)
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Sgt. Ernie Bilko is the ultimate con man. He runs the motor pool at a small Kansas US Army Camp. Colonel Hall... (30 mins.)
 
27.
The Jack Benny Program (1950 TV Series)
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends. (30 mins.)
 
28.
Barney Miller (1974 TV Series)
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The captain of a city police station and his staff handle the various local troubles and characters that come to the building. (30 mins.)
 
29.
The Office (2005 TV Series)
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series. (22 mins.)
 
30.
Will & Grace (1998 TV Series)
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Will and Grace live together in an apartment in New York. He's a gay lawyer, she's a straight interior designer. (22 mins.)
 
31.
Sex and the City (1998 TV Series)
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Four female New Yorkers gossip about their sex lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a woman in the '90s. (30 mins.)
 
32.
The Wonder Years (1988 TV Series)
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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting. (22 mins.)
 
33.
Make Room for Daddy (1953 TV Series)
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Danny Williams, a successful nightclub singer, encounters a variety of difficult or amusing situations... (30 mins.)
 
34.
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.)
 
35.
Ally McBeal (1997 TV Series)
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Ally McBeal and Billy Thomas were going steady throughout their childhoods. Ally even followed Billy... (45 mins.)
 
36.
Art Carney Special (1959 TV Series)
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(90 mins.)
 
37.
The Monkees (1966 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a struggling rock band. (30 mins.)
 
38.
The Bob Newhart Show (1961 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
39.
My World and Welcome to It (1969 TV Series)
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John Monroe observes and comments on life, to the bemusement of his rather sensible wife Ellen (Joan Hotchkis) and intelligent... (30 mins.)
 
40.
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.)
 
41.
Family Ties (1982 TV Series)
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Chronicles liberal ex-hippies Steven and Elyse Keaton, their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew. (30 mins.)
 
42.
Mad About You (1992 TV Series)
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Light television comedy featuring Paul and Jaime Buchman as a recently married couple in New York City. They point out the gentle humor of domesticity and in the everyday situations of life. (22 mins.)
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
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.)
 
45.
The Odd Couple (1970 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two men, a neat freak and a slob separated from their wives, have to live together despite their differences. (30 mins.)
 
46.
The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (1950 TV Series)
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Neighbor Blanche Morton frequently joins Gracie in escapades which annoy hubby Harry and provide George with an opportunity to offer a humorous soliloquy. (30 mins.)
 
47.
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978 TV Series)
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The staff of a struggling radio station have a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music (30 mins.)
 
48.
Soap (1977 TV Series)
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The soap-operish antics of two families: the Campbells and the Tates. (30 mins.)
 
49.
The Red Skelton Hour (1951 TV Series)
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers. (60 mins.)
Director: Ed Hiller
 
50.
Hogan's Heroes (1965 TV Series)
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The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders. (25 mins.)
 
51.
Night Court (1984 TV Series)
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An eccentric fun-loving judge presides over an urban night court and all the silliness going on there. (30 mins.)
 
52.
The Bob Cummings Show (1955 TV Series)
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The romantic misadventures of Bob Collins, a suave, sophisticated bachelor and photographer operating in Hollywood, California. The show centers around his womanizing ways with his models, and his sister's attempts to make him settle down. (30 mins.)
 
53.
Father Knows Best (1954 TV Series)
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The popular radio show comes to life in this hit sitcom about a wise family man, Jim Anderson, his common-sense wife Margaret and their children Betty... (30 mins.)
 
54.
Our Miss Brooks (1952 TV Series)
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Miss Brooks teaches English at Madison High, rents a room from Mrs. Davis, gets rides to school with student Walter... (30 mins.)
 
55.
Home Improvement (1991 TV Series)
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The daily trials and tribulations of Tim Taylor, a TV show host raising three mischeivous boys with help from his loyal co-host, domineering wife, and genius neighbor. (22 mins.)
Director: Andy Morris
 
56.
Two and a Half Men (2003 TV Series)
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A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house. (22 mins.)
 
57.
Kate & Allie (1984 TV Series)
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When Allie Lowell divorces her husband and gets custody of their two children, she moves to New York City and moves in with her best friend... (30 mins.)
 
58.
Designing Women (1986 TV Series)
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The misadventures of four women and their handyman running a design firm in Atlanta, Georgia. (30 mins.)
 
59.
Scrubs (2001 TV Series)
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In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life. (22 mins.)
 
60.
Mister Peepers (1952 TV Series)
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Wally Cox as Mr. Peepers played a shy science teacher at "Jefferson Junior High". Mr. Peepers was always facing problems, but never outwitted. (30 mins.)
 
61.
Caesar's Hour (1954 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
62.
Sanford and Son (1972 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son. (30 mins.)
 
63.
Newhart (1982 TV Series)
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Dick Loudon and his wife Joanna decide to leave life in New York City and buy a little inn in Vermont... (30 mins.)
 
64.
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996 TV Series)
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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. (60 mins.)
 
65.
Veep (2012 TV Series)
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Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about. (28 mins.)
 
66.
Girls (2012 TV Series)
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A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s. (28 mins.)
 
67.
Glee (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own. (44 mins.)
 
68.
Love, American Style (1969 TV Series)
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance. (60 mins.)
 
69.
Family Affair (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Bill Davis is a highly paid and successful engineer living in a large apartment in New York with his valet... (30 mins.)
 
70.
Buffalo Bill (1983 TV Series)
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Bill Bittinger is the egotistical host of a local daytime talk show on WBFL in Buffalo, NY., unhappy... (30 mins.)
 
71.
McHale's Navy (1962 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a misfit PT Boat crew during World War II. (30 mins.)
 
72.
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.)
 
73.
Louie (2010 TV Series)
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The life of Louis CK, a divorced comedian with two kids living in New York. (22 mins.)
 
74.
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.)
 
75.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
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The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place. (22 mins.)
 
76.
Private Secretary (1953 TV Series)
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Susie is secretary to handsome talent agent Peter Sands and keeps getting messed up in (and messing up) his private life... (30 mins.)
 
77.
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.)
 
78.
Malcolm in the Middle (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
 
79.
That Was the Week That Was (1964 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An Americanized version of the famous hit British TV show, retaining David Frost from the British cast. (30 mins.)
 
80.
Weeds (2005 TV Series)
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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is. (28 mins.)
 
81.
The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951 TV Series)
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Stories mostly centered on The Kingfish's schemes to get rich, often by duping his brothers in the Mystic Knights of the Sea Lodge. Andy was particularly dupable. Amos mostly narrated. (30 mins.)
 
82.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx... (30 mins.)
 
83.
Brooklyn Bridge (1991 TV Series)
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In 1956 14 year old Alan Silver's life revolves around family, the synagogue and the Dodgers. Grandparents Jules and Sophie live in the same brownstone as Alan, brother Nate along with parents Phyllis and George. (30 mins.)
 
84.
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952 TV Series)
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As the sons age, we go through their teenage dating problems, marriage and careers. (30 mins.)
 
85.
The George Gobel Show (1954 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
86.
The Bob Hope Show (1952 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
87.
Arnie (1970 TV Series)
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Loading dock worker Arnie's work and family life get turned upside-down when he suddenly gets promoted to a high-level management position. (30 mins.)
 
88.
The Flintstones (1960 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles. (30 mins.)
 
89.
Room 222 (1969 TV Series)
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Black teacher Pete Dixon tries to teach the students at Walt Whitman High to be tolerant. He is assisted by girlfriend and school counselor Liz and student teacher (later teacher) Alice. The students love him. (30 mins.)
 
90.
Julia (1968 TV Series)
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Julia Baker is a young African-American woman working as a nurse. She is also a widow (her husband died in Vietnam) trying to raise a young son alone. (30 mins.)
 
91.
The Farmer's Daughter (1963 TV Series)
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Katrin "Katy" Holstrum seeks help from her congressman Glen Morley while he is in a predicament of needing a governess for his boys... (30 mins.)
 
92.
Frank's Place (1987 TV Series)
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Frank Parish is a professor from Boston, who has not seen his father since he was two. 35 years later... (30 mins.)
 
93.
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (1968 TV Series)
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Lovely young widow Carolyn Muir, her two young children, and the maid discover that the New England... (30 mins.)
 
94.
Topper (1953 TV Series)
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This series was about a somewhat grumpy and uptight banker, Cosmo Topper, and the ghosts which only he could see or hear... (30 mins.)
 
95.
Love, Sidney (1981 TV Series)
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A middle-aged gay artist shares his New York apartment with a single mother and her little girl. (30 mins.)
 
96.
Three's Company (1976 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors. (30 mins.)
 
97.
Desperate Housewives (2004 TV Series)
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Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor. (45 mins.)
 
98.
Batman (1966 TV Series)
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The Caped Crusader battles evildoers in Gotham City in a bombastic 1960s parody of the comic book hero's exploits. (25 mins.)
 
99.
The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969 TV Series)
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Widower Tom Corbett raises his young son Eddie. (30 mins.)
 
100.
The Lucy Show (1962 TV Series)
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The wacky misadventures of a forever scheming woman, her reluctant best friend and her cantankerous boss. (30 mins.)