BEST AUSTRALIAN COMEDY SERIES': My Top 50 Oz-Coms

PLEASE NOTE:
The first 10 are my top 10 in alphabetical order... and therefore no particular order.
The next 40 are my bottom 40 in alphabetical order... and therefore no particular order.
I think you get the idea :p

Approximately 20 of the titles listed below are sit-coms/comedy series'. The remaining 30 are all sketch/variety shows. I've always had this theory that Yanks are great at making movies, Poms are great at making sketches/sit-coms and Aussies are great at making celebrity interview/lighter side of the news/pop quiz/variety shows. Although I will admit that in recent years the Yanks have proven that they can give the Poms a run for their money... if they use animation. If Yanks aren't limited to using actors on a set in front of a studio audience, there's no limit to their hilarity. Animation allows them to stretch their funny bones. Think it, draw it, excel at it. That is my theory... it is mine... I own it and what it is too... and yes, I'm well-aware of how brainlessly bigoted I may appear at this juncture :p

By the way... several years before Gervais & Merchant created THE OFFICE and opened Yankee eyes to the possibility of canning "dead people laughing", there was another fly-on-the-wall mockumentary-style show that could be rather controversial at times. It too was set in an office with a main character who fancied himself for all the wrong reasons and who truly believed that he was popular among his co-workers when in reality he was only really liked by one nerdy "Yes Man" who was always keen to please his "Superior" whilst everyone else in the office merely mocked him and cringed at his awkward squirm-inducing antics. Even Harry Shearer couldn't resist dropping everything to join the party.

"Real men watch Ab Fab too!"
MIKE MOORE - FRONTLINE

This list was compiled by the compiler of these IMDB Lists;
- BEST BRITISH COMEDY SERIES': My Top 100 Pom-Coms
- BEST AMERICAN COMEDY SERIES': My Top 50 Yank-Coms
- BEST BRITISH COMEDY FILMS: My Top 50 Pom-Com Pictures
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1.
The Adventures of Lano & Woodley (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The bizarre misadventures of two no-hopers who share a flat (30 mins.)
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
2.
Breaking News (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Based on the making of a fictitious Australian CURRENT AFFAIRS show, Frontline blends invented events with REAL LIFE events... (30 mins.)
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
3.
Jimeoin (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
4.
Kath & Kim (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A mother, her daughter, and their respective "hunks of spunk" negotiate life in suburban Australia. (26 mins.)
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
5.
The Librarians (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
What happens when you put a Catholic bigot with a panic disorder in charge of a library? (30 mins.)
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
6.
The Micallef Program (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
A skit-based comedy program, fronted by Australian comedian Shaun Micallef. (30 mins.)
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
7.
Mother and Son (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Arthur Beare is a 40 something son still living at home taking care of his senile mother Maggie. However... (30 mins.)
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
8.
Stupid Stupid Man (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Centres on the lives of the four men on the editorial team and the women that work in a mens magazine. (30 mins.)
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
9.
Summer Heights High (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G. (30 mins.)
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
10.
Wilfred (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
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.)
“ MY TOP 10 ” - NozinAroun81
 
11.
Acropolis Now (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The lives of the owners and workers at a Greek cafe in Melbourne. (25 mins.)
 
12.
All Together Now (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
One-time Rock'n'Roll star Bobby Rivers discovers he has 15-year-old twins when his former lover dies in a plane crash... (25 mins.)
 
13.
Angry Boys (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A mockumentary exploring the issues faced by young males in the 21st century - their influences, their pressures, their dreams and ambitions. (29 mins.)
 
14.
Big Girl's Blouse (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
 
15.
CNNNN: Chaser Non-Stop News Network (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
(30 mins.)
“ And everything else that's Chaser-related. ” - NozinAroun81
 
16.
The Comedy Company (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
 
17.
DAAS Kapital (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
It is the end of history. Shitsu Tonka, the giant conglomerate of universal power, has placed the world's art treasures in a giant submarine... (30 mins.)
 
18.
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
(40 mins.)
 
19.
Fast Forward (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
(46 mins.)
 
20.
Fat Pizza (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The life at a suburban Sydney pizzeria. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Fenech
 
21.
Full Frontal (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
 
22.
Funky Squad (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Spot-on parody of 1970's cop shows sees the adventures of Funky Squad, an elite team of four young undercover... (30 mins.)
 
23.
Hamish & Andy's Caravan of Courage (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
 
24.
Hey Dad..! (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Comedy series about a top architect, Martin Kelly, who gives up his business to cope with his three children when his wife dies... (23 mins.)
 
25.
Hey Hey, It's Saturday (1971 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Mike once had a dog. He really liked that dog. He ended up eating it. Not a true story. Lord Darlo (120 mins.)
 
26.
Housos (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The series is a satirical parody of Australian residents, who are living in Housing Commission public housing. (30 mins.)
 
27.
John Safran vs. God (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
In his most ludicrously ambitious project yet, world-famous media hooligan John Safran scours the world in search of God... AND FINDS HIM.... Or, at least, a lot of folk who believe they have. (25 mins.)
“ And everything else that John Safran does. ” - NozinAroun81
 
28.
Let the Blood Run Free (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A satirical look at hospital-set, soap operas. (30 mins.)
 
29.
Merrick & Rosso Unplanned (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Based on the formula for a successful British show (Baddiel & Skinner Unplanned), Merrick & Rosso take questions from a studio audience about their experiences in life. (23 mins.)
 
30.
Micallef Tonight (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
(60 mins.)
 
31.
Mr & Mrs Murder (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The series follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan, who run an industrial cleaning business while solving the most baffling murder mysteries. (44 mins.)
 
32.
The Mick Molloy Show (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
This short lived attempt at live variety crashed and burned in a spectacular fashion. The program was essentially a lazy Saturday night on the couch... (120 mins.)
 
33.
The Norman Gunston Show (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
 
34.
The Panel (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
(90 mins.)
 
35.
The Paul Hogan Show (1973 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An Australian comedy show hosted by Crocodile Dundee Star, Paul Hogan. (50 mins.)
 
36.
Problems (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The hilariously mundane day to day life of Sam Simmons and the characters that surround him.....including the moths in his couch. (26 mins.)
 
37.
The 7PM Project (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The Project is a TV show joining the latest conversations happening throughout Australia. It's news, but not as you know it. (30 mins.)
 
38.
Rove Live (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(75 mins.)
 
39.
Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A satirical news and current affairs program, presented by comedian Shaun Micallef.
 
40.
Skithouse (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Sketch Comedy series featuring some absurd characters, and Australian - oriented humour (25 mins.)
 
41.
Spicks and Specks (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
 
42.
Swift and Shift Couriers (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
(25 mins.)
 
43.
Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A game show where generation Baby Boomers, X and Y compete against each other to see who is the best...
 
44.
Thank God You're Here (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Thank God You're Here is about well known performers doing a scene which they have no idea what's going on... (60 mins.)
 
45.
Tuesday Night Live: The Big Gig (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(60 mins.)
 
46.
Upper Middle Bogan (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of two families living at opposite ends of the freeway. Bess Denyar is a doctor with a posh mother...
 
47.
Very Small Business (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A smarmy, debt riddled, borderline con-artist teams up with a chronically depressed acclaimed journalist to try and keep his head above water. (30 mins.)
 
48.
We Can Be Heroes (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A group of Australians are nominated for the Australian of the Year Award. (30 mins.)
 
49.
Welcher & Welcher (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
(26 mins.)
 
50.
Woodley (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(30 mins.)