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1. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.2
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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.

Stars: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 97,260

2. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam

Votes: 6,871

3. The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.5
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.

Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Votes: 5,954

4. My Favorite Year (1982)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

7.4
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A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

Votes: 7,327

5. Mulaney (2014–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

4.3
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John's desire to be a good person challenges his friendship with his roommates Jane and Motif.

Stars: John Mulaney, Nasim Pedrad, Seaton Smith, Zack Pearlman

Votes: 2,213

6. Michael & Michael Have Issues (2009– )

Comedy

7.7
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Best friends and collaborators for over 20 years, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter finally have their own TV show. There's just one problem: they are their own worst enemies.

Stars: Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, Jessi Klein, Kumail Nanjiani

Votes: 708

7. American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.8
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55 Metascore

Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best.

Directors: Matt Harlock, Paul Thomas | Stars: Bill Hicks, Dwight Slade, Mary Hicks, Steve Hicks

Votes: 4,415 | Gross: $0.09M

8. Clark and Michael (2007– )

Comedy

8.7
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A mockumentary series focused on two aspiring producers (Cera and Duke) who believe their own hype regarding the big idea for a TV show, but do little in the way of actually making the program.

Stars: Michael Cera, Clark Duke, Mitchell Hurwitz, Eric Wareheim

Votes: 1,563

9. Molière (1978)

260 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Who was Moliere? He is known everywhere as one of the world's greatest playwrights. But who was he? Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, the son of a prosperous tapestry maker. His mother ... See full summary »

Director: Ariane Mnouchkine | Stars: Philippe Caubère, Marie-Françoise Audollent, Frédéric Ladonne, Odile Cointepas

Votes: 667

10. Bob Saget: That Ain't Right (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 56 min | Documentary

6.1
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Bob Saget does a one hour stand up special.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Star: Bob Saget

Votes: 625

11. Get Bruce (1999)

R | 82 min | Documentary

6.0
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61 Metascore

Affectionate tribute to Bruce Vilanch (1948- ), who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. We meet his mom and see... See full summary »

Director: Andrew J. Kuehn | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Bette Midler, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane

Votes: 565 | Gross: $0.04M

12. The Show (1996– )

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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A white writer joins the staff of a black televison series.

Stars: Sam Seder, Shaun Baker, Mystro Clark, T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh

Votes: 15

13. The CollegeHumor Show (2009– )

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Pat Cassels, Dan Gurewitch, Jake Hurwitz, Sam Reich

Votes: 384

14. Exhibit A: Leary Verses Hicks (2007)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Biography, Comedy

7.4
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EXHIBIT A: Leary Vs. Hicks is an experimental documentary meditation on the dangers of artistic theft in the world of stand-up comedy, and an expose on the little-known yet long-standing ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Gately | Stars: Bill Hicks, Denis Leary

Votes: 68

15. You Wrote It, You Watch It (1992– )

Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Joe Finfera, Jon Stewart, Micki Barnett, Mike Grief

Votes: 29

16. The David Steinberg Show (1972– )

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Years before "The Larry Sanders Show" came this Canadian-made sitcom taking place behind the scenes of the fictional "David Steinberg Show," starring real-life comic David Steinberg. Like ... See full summary »

Stars: David Steinberg, Joe Flaherty, Martin Short, John Candy

Votes: 63

17. Some Prefer Cake (1998)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
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In San Francisco, Kira has a day job at a warehouse, writes jokes for her sister (who does stand-up back East), wants to perform her own material, hangs out with best friend Sydney (who ... See full summary »

Director: Heidi Arnesen | Stars: Kathleen Fontaine, Tara Howley, Desi del Valle, Leon Acord

Votes: 83

18. The Martin Short Show (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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Stars: Martin Short, Jan Hooks, Noley Thornton, Zack Duhame

Votes: 19

19. Punched Up (2006– )

30 min | Comedy

1.5
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Punched Up is a 13-episode mockumentary series for the Comedy Network. Satirizing makeover programs and reality TV, the series features a crack team of comedy writers who take the average ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Baram, Pat Thornton, Lauren Ash, Scott Montgomery

Votes: 172

20. The Dick Van Dyke Show Remembered (1994 TV Special)

Documentary

7.5
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Director: Michael Mahler | Stars: Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, Mary Tyler Moore, Carl Reiner

Votes: 12

21. The Boys (1974 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

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Harry Rufkin and Eddie Ryan, a television comedy writing team, live radically different lives away from the office. Harry is a swinging bachelor who chases women all of his free time, while... See full summary »

Director: Bill Persky | Stars: Tim Conway, Herb Edelman, Gwynne Gilford, Phyllis Davis

22. The Girl Writer (2005)

4 min | Short, Comedy

4.5
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Comedy writer Marion is having a bad case of writer's block. When she falls asleep at her desk she realizes writing is easy if she can just think like a guy. But was it a dream?

Director: Julie Dove | Stars: Seth Beeler, Fred Cross, Lola Davidson, Julie Dove

Votes: 10

23. Inside TV Land: The Dick Van Dyke Show (2000 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Frank Adamo, Morey Amsterdam, James L. Brooks, Sam Denoff

Votes: 25

24. Behind the Britcoms: From Script to Screen (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Moira Brooker and Philip Bretherton (Judith and Alastair from As Time Goes By (1992)) host this behind-the-scenes look at the work of the writers behind many of our favorite "Britcoms" (... See full summary »

Director: Duane Huey | Stars: Philip Bretherton, Moira Brooker

25. Truthhorse (2004–2005)

22 min | Comedy

5.4
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Six guys set to make a TV show entirely on their own.

Stars: Brad Cowan, Matthew Kassirer, Arthur Maughan, Ryan McCammon

Votes: 53

26. Chico's Cherubs (2011– )

TV-G | Comedy

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Stars: Alysha Westlake, Angela Rauscher, Jill Butterfield

27. Louise and Myra (2013– )

Comedy

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Louise and Myra is a comedic mockumentary web series that follows two delusional British ladies to Hollywood as they pursue their dreams of stardom. Though reality checks are abundant, they... See full summary »

Stars: Meagan English, Andrea Chesley, J.J. Dunlap, Jeff Lorch

28. Stark: An Interview with Ben Elton (2007 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Ben Elton, Colin Friels, Deborra-Lee Furness, Bill Hunter

29. Peter Prins. Standup Comedian of Comedy 2.0 (2016 Video)

9 min | Short, Comedy

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Peter Prins shares funny jokes and laughs about success and revenge, edible dreams and crowdfunding, rock stars, technology jobs and ninjas, ugly people, artificial intelligence and the streaming economy.

Director: Peter Prins | Star: Peter Prins

30. The Joey Bishop Show (1961–1965)
Episode: Joey Leaves Ellie (1963)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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A gorgeous woman who is a Judo expert appears on Joey's show to demonstrate how women can defend themselves from men that attempt to overpower them, and ends up kissing Joey on the air. ... See full summary »

Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Joey Bishop, Abby Dalton, Corbett Monica, Joe Besser

Votes: 6

31. Louise and Myra (2013– )
Episode: See a Psychic (2013)

5 min | Comedy

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On a morning stroll, Myra gets the idea to go to a psychic who will forecast her and Louise's bright futures as celebrities in Hollywood. Instead, the session reveals that perhaps the girls... See full summary »

Directors: Andrea Chesley, Meagan English | Stars: Andrea Chesley, Meagan English, Antigone Vastakis

32. Bones (2005–2017)
Episode: The But in the Joke (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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An artist gluing his artwork on a billboard slips and falls with his glue on top of a corpse. The team has to separate the artist from the bones. Angela realizes the artist is a famous ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor

Votes: 433

33. The Collector (2004–2006)
Episode: The Comic (2005)

44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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The Devil prepares to get the last laugh on the world's funniest comic.

Director: Holly Dale | Stars: Chris Kramer, Sonya Salomaa, Ellen Dubin, Ben Ratner

Votes: 11

34. The Denial Show (2010– )
Episode: The Debut (2010)

1 min | Comedy

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Stars: Susan Alexander, Gisele Noel

35. Monsters (1988–1990)
Episode: Their Divided Self (1989)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

3.8
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One stormy evening, Dr. Blackman tries to counsel two successful professional comedians, who also happen to be conjoined twins that won't stop bickering and trying to kill each other.

Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: David L. Lander, Keith MacKechnie, Karen Haber, Eyde Byrde

Votes: 56

36. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: Whatever Happened to Hannah? (1990)

Drama

6.9
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Rollins represents a comedian suing his ex-wife for heckling him on stage. Meanwhile, Abby emphasizes with Diane Campbell, a divorcée suing her ex-husband for years of spouse abuse and who ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Moore | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Susan Dey, Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry

Votes: 10