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1. Louie (2010– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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The life of Louis CK, a divorced comedian with two kids living in New York.

Stars: Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker, Susan Kelechi Watson

2. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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42 Metascore

Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.

Writers: Michael Showalter, David Wain | Director: David Wain | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau

3. Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy

8.1
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Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of... See full summary »

Stars: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield

4. Reno 911! (2003–2009)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime

8.0
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An irreverent look at what goes on behind-the-scenes in the city of Reno's police department.

Creators: Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney, Thomas Lennon | Stars: Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon

5. Kroll Show (2013– )

30 min | Comedy

6.8
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Show highlights Nick Kroll's incredible ability to transform himself into hilarious characters that pop off the screen while bringing many of his popular short-form favorites along for the ride.

Creators: Jonathan Krisel, Nick Kroll, John Levenstein | Stars: Nick Kroll, Jon Daly, Jenny Slate, Andy Milonakis

6. Lucky Louie (2006– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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A working class family and their oddball friends.

Creator: Louis C.K. | Stars: Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon, Mike Hagerty, Laura Kightlinger

7. Childrens Hospital (2008– )

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy

8.0
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Explores the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors charged with healthy libidos. Their dedication to their personal lives is relentless, interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children.

Creator: Rob Corddry | Stars: Rob Huebel, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino, Megan Mullally

8. The Black Adder (1983)

195 min | Comedy, History

8.3
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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray, Tim McInnerny

9. The Mighty Boosh (2003– )

27 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.4
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Vince Noir and Howard Moon have surreal adventures while working at a Zoo run by the deranged Bob Fossil (in series 1) and pursuing a career as musicians and living with the mystic Naboo ... See full summary »

Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding, Rich Fulcher

10. Strangers with Candy (2005)

R | 97 min | Comedy

6.0
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57 Metascore

A prequel to the critically acclaimed series featuring Jerri Blank, a 46-year-old ex-junkie, ex-con who returns to high school in a bid to start her life over.

Writers: Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris, Mitch Rouse | Director: Paul Dinello | Stars: Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Paul Sedaris

11. Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis (2008– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

8.7
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Zach Galifinakas comically interviews various celebrites between two ferns.

Creators: Scott Aukerman, Zach Galifianakis, BJ Porter | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Bradley Cooper, Misty Monroe

12. Blackadder's Christmas Carol (1988 TV Short)

43 min | Short, Comedy

8.0
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Pleasant Ebenezer Blackadder is turned into a cruel and witty miser after seeing visions of his ancestors and descendants.

Writers: Richard Curtis, Ben Elton | Director: Richard Boden | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Miranda Richardson, Stephen Fry

13. Strangers with Candy (1999–2000)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.1
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A 46-year-old ex-drug addict returns to high school as a freshman.

Creators: Stephen Colbert, Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris, Mitch Rouse | Stars: Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, Stephen Colbert, Greg Hollimon

14. The Ben Stiller Show (1992–1993)

306 min | Comedy

7.3
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This comedy/variety show specialized in parodies of movies and television shows and commercials. Often, they would also have a special guest (e.g., a TV actor) join them in the comedy ... See full summary »

Creators: Judd Apatow, Jeff Kahn, Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk

15. The Young Ones (1982–1984)

410 min | Comedy

8.2
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The crazy and sometimes surreal comedic adventures of four very different students in Thatcher's Britain.

Stars: Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Christopher Ryan

16. The Kids in the Hall (1988–1994)

25 min | Comedy

8.5
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The TV series of the Canadian sketch comedy troupe that, more often than not, puts bizarre, unique, and insane twists in their skits.

Stars: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

17. Black-Adder II (1986)

176 min | Comedy, History

8.8
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In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Tim McInnerny, Miranda Richardson

18. Bottom (1991–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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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.

Stars: Adrian Edmondson, Rik Mayall, Steven O'Donnell, Christopher Ryan

19. Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995–1998)

822 min | Comedy

8.6
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This is a sketch-comedy show. The twist here is that all of the sketches (Even the monologue) are connected in some strange way.

Creators: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, John Ennis, Jay Johnston

20. Black Adder the Third (1987)

180 min | Comedy, History

8.8
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In the 19th century Regency era, Mr E. Blackadder serves as butler to the foppish numskull Prince George amidst the fads and crazes of the time.

Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Hugh Laurie, Helen Atkinson-Wood

21. The Thin Blue Line (1995–1996)

41 min | Comedy, Crime

7.7
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Various mishaps at a police station in an English town. The main character is the anachronistic, yet charming and funny Inspector Fowler. CID foil to Fowler, Inspector Grim is a bumbling, seething idiot.

Creator: Ben Elton | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Mina Anwar, James Dreyfus, Serena Evans

22. Run Ronnie Run (2002)

R | 86 min | Comedy

6.4
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A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.

Writers: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Scott Aukerman, BJ Porter, Brian Posehn | Director: Troy Miller | Stars: David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Bruce Taylor, Leon Lamar

23. A Bit of Fry and Laurie (1987–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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As the title suggests, "A Bit of Fry and Laurie" is less of a specific format than a 'coat-hanger' for short sketches, starring the comical duo in various, recurring or unique roles: ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Deborah Norton, Geoffrey McGivern

24. Human Giant (2007– )

30 min | Comedy | Active

8.5
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A half-hour show of edgy short films.

Creators: Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Jason Woliner | Stars: Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer, Marcus Shultz

25. Super High Me (2007)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.2
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Stand up comedian and marijuana user Doug Benson documents thirty days of pot free living and thirty days of non-stop use to compare the effects of both.

Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Brian Unger, Gary Cohan, Robert Gore, Sean Tabibian

26. The Whitest Kids U'Know (2007– )

TV-MA | 15 min | Comedy

8.6
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Creators: Sam Brown, Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore, Darren Trumeter, Timmy Williams | Stars: Trevor Moore, Sam Brown, Zach Cregger, Darren Trumeter

27. The State (1993–1995)

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Each episode contains 30 minutes of extremely bizarre and funny sketch comedy performed by THE STATE, an 11 member sketch comedy troupe who wrote and starred in various sketches seen throughout the program.

Creators: Kevin Allison, Jonathan K. Bendis, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek, Michael Patrick Jann, Kerri Kenney, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Ken Marino, Michael Showalter, Steven Starr, David Wain | Stars: Kevin Allison, Michael Ian Black, Robert Ben Garant, Todd Holoubek

28. The Comic Strip Presents... (1982– )

Comedy

8.1
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A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.

Stars: Peter Richardson, Adrian Edmondson, Jennifer Saunders, Nigel Planer

29. Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997–2000)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals.

Creators: Jack Black, David Cross, Kyle Gass, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Tenacious D, Paul F. Tompkins

30. Blackadder Back & Forth (1999)

33 min | Short, Comedy, History

7.7
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At a New Millennium Eve party Blackadder and Baldrick test their new time machine and ping pong through history encountering famous characters and changing events rather alarmingly....

Writers: Richard Curtis, Ben Elton | Director: Paul Weiland | Stars: Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie

31. Maybe Baby (2000)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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46 Metascore

A comedy about a couple (Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson) who are trying to conceive a child.

Writer: Ben Elton | Directors: Ben Elton, Hugh Laurie | Stars: Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Matthew Macfadyen, Adrian Lester

32. French and Saunders (1987– )

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Each episode would feature satire on British life, television, and parodies on big box ... See full summary »

Stars: Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Simon Brint, Rowland Rivron

33. Harry Enfield and Chums (1994–1997)

40 min | Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Harry Enfield, Kathy Burke, Paul Whitehouse, Louisa Rix

34. Freak Show (2006– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

5.5
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Creators: H. Jon Benjamin, David Cross | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, David Cross, Will Arnett, Todd Barry

35. Catchfire (1990)

R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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A witness to a mob assassination flees for her life from town to town, switching identities, but cannot seem to elude Milo, the chief killer out to get her.

Writers: Rachel Kronstadt Mann, Ann Louise Bardach | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Jodie Foster, Dean Stockwell, Vincent Price

36. Funny or Die Presents... (2010– )

Comedy

5.8
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A series of comedy sketches brought to you by the people at Funny or Die.

Creators: Andrew Steele, Adam McKay, Andrea Savage, Eric Wareheim, Tim Heidecker, Matt Piedmont, Will Ferrell, Chris Henchy, Judd Apatow | Stars: Steve Tom, Rob Huebel, Christine Scott Bennett, Callie Cameron

37. Brass Eye (1997–2001)

25 min | Comedy

8.9
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Controversal spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

38. Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009– )

Comedy

7.9
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Comedian Demetri Martin's television show, which alternates between stand-up comedy and taped skits.

Creator: Demetri Martin | Stars: Demetri Martin, H. Jon Benjamin, Barry Carl, Joe Furey

39. Louis C.K.: Hilarious (2010 TV Special)

82 min | Comedy

8.5
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In this unique and dynamic live concert experience, Louis C.K.'s exploration of life after 40 destroys politically correct images of modern life with thoughts we have all had...but would rarely admit to.

Writer: Louis C.K. | Director: Louis C.K. | Stars: Louis C.K., Jesse Newman

40. The New Statesman (1987–1992)

70 min | Comedy

7.9
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In a parody of 1980s Conservatism, Rik Mayall is Alan B'Stard MP, the most machiavellian Tory of them all.

Creators: Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks | Stars: Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan, Terence Alexander

41. Wainy Days (2007– )

Comedy, Romance

7.7
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From the creative mind that brought you "Role Models", "Wanderlust", "The State" and "Wet Hot American Summer" comes "Wainy Days", the award winning series about David Wain's (slightly) ... See full summary »

Creator: David Wain | Stars: David Wain, Zandy Hartig, Matt Ballard, A.D. Miles

42. Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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A reporter cruses around in his van and reports on all the trivial things no one cares about.

Creators: Leo Allen, H. Jon Benjamin | Stars: Leo Allen, H. Jon Benjamin, Nathan Fielder, Gary Wilmes

43. Pretend Time (2010– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

6.1
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Creators: Tom Gianas, Nick Swardson | Stars: Nick Swardson, John Cramer, Deirdre Wall, Julia Lea Wolov

44. Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)

R | 89 min | Comedy

6.8
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A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.

Writers: Norm Hiscock, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, Scott Thompson | Director: Kelly Makin | Stars: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

45. Louis C.K.: Shameless (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy

8.7
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Comedy and television star Louis C.K. returns to HBO for an hour of no-holds-barred, adults-only stand-up comedy! Taped before a live audience at the Henry Fonda Theater in Los Angeles, the... See full summary »

Writer: Louis C.K. | Director: Steven J. Santos | Star: Louis C.K.

46. Zach Galifianakis: Live at the Purple Onion (2006 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.5
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A master of the one-liner with an absurd rambling style, Zach's sharp, resonating humor makes his show at the famed Purple Onion in San Francisco one of the funniest performances in recent comedy.

Writer: Zach Galifianakis | Director: Michael Blieden | Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Joe Wagner, Brian Unger

47. Louis C.K.: Chewed Up (2008 TV Special)

61 min | Comedy

8.6
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Louis C.K.'s second one-hour special filmed at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston, MA.

Writer: Louis C.K. | Directors: Louis C.K., Shannon Hartman | Star: Louis C.K.

48. The Pope Must Diet (1991)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.0
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A less-than-qualified and far-from-perfect priest is mistakenly named the new pope. As the pontiff, he must deal with Vatican corruption, the Mob and the reappearance of his old lover.

Writers: Peter Richardson, Pete Richens | Director: Peter Richardson | Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Alex Rocco, Adrian Edmondson, Paul Bartel

49. Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 206 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

8.6
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This DVD Release (Complete Masterworks) contains the groundbreaking, hard to get (legally), HBO episodes which tell the tale of The D in their early days on the road to stardom. Also ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Black, David Cross, Kyle Gass, Tom Gianas, Bill Odenkirk, Bob Odenkirk | Directors: Tom Gianas, Spike Jonze, Liam Lynch, Troy Miller, Dave Skinner, Gabe Swarr | Stars: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Scott Adsit, Dave Allen

50. Clatterford (2006– )

60 min | Comedy

7.5
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The comical misadventures of friends involved with a women's club. Based on the BBC series "Jam and Jerusalem".

Stars: Sue Johnston, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, Jennifer Saunders