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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: 94,721

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: 6,560

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: 5,471

4. 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: 2,168

5. 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: 7,162

6. 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: 650

7. Clark and Michael (2007– )

Comedy

8.8
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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, Eric Wareheim, Chris Candy

Votes: 1,556

8. American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009)

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: 4,323 | Gross: $0.09M

9. 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: 684

10. The CollegeHumor Show (2009– )

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Pat Cassels, Dan Gurewitch, Jake Hurwitz, Sam Reich

Votes: 368

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: 557 | Gross: $0.04M

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

56 min | Documentary

6.2
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Bob Saget does a one hour stand up special.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Star: Bob Saget

Votes: 608

13. The David Steinberg Show (1972– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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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: 36

14. The Show (1996– )

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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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: 14

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

Comedy

7.8
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Stars: Jon Stewart, Micki Barnett, Mike Grief, Denise Vasquez

Votes: 28

16. 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: 67

17. Some Prefer Cake (1998)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.7
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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: 81

18. Punched Up (2006– )

30 min | Comedy

1.4
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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: 154

19. The Martin Short Show (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 18

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. Chico's Cherubs (2011– )

TV-G | Comedy

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Stars: Alysha Westlake, Angela Rauscher, Jill Butterfield

27. Truthhorse (2004–2005)

22 min | Comedy

4.7
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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: 33

28. 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

29. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Brooklyn Without Limits (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Liz frequents a local boutique because she thinks she's helping the environment--and their jeans make her butt look good. Meanwhile, Jack helps an enemy's political rival, and Jenna helps Tracy aim for a Golden Globe nomination.

Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 417

30. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Chain Reaction of Mental Anguish (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.8
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Jack tries to help Tracy after he helps his "son" finance an ill-conceived theme restaurant, Liz turns to Kenneth as a relationship therapist, and Jenna thinks her boyfriend may pop an important question to her.

Director: Ken Whittingham | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 382

31. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Christmas Attack Zone (2010)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.1
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Jack tries to ambush his mother by inviting his father and Avery to Christmas dinner, Jenna misses her ex because they won't attend "New Queers Eve" together, and Tracy tries to maintain his new "serious" image.

Director: John Riggi | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 392

32. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: College (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Liz suddenly becomes cool after she wins the crew lottery, Jack discovers that the microwave division has made the perfect microwave, and the writers play a prank on Pete after discovering that Jack's voice is used on a website.

Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 390

33. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Double-Edged Sword (2011)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.6
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Liz and Carol's relationship takes a turn for the worse during an extended flight delay, Jack and Avery try to get home when Avery goes into labor in Canada, and Tracy begins feeling the pressure of being an "EGOT" winner.

Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 449

34. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Gentleman's Intermission (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.1
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Avery asks Jack to act as a mentor to someone besides Liz, but Liz has her own problems when her married 80-year-old father visits to cruise singles bars. Meanwhile, Jenna is mad because NBC has an obituary for Tracy but not for her.

Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 388

35. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: It's Never Too Late for Now (2011)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.3
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Jenna takes Liz out to distract her from her breakup and prove love still exists, while Jack, a newly sleep-deprived father, loses his negotiating edge when discussing his nanny's salary. Pete and Frank start a rock band.

Director: John Riggi | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 420

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

30 min | Comedy

7.8
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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: 5

37. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Let's Stay Together (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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Jack tries to embrace diversity to satisfy a grandstanding congresswoman who could potentially block the NBC/KableTown deal, and Jenna tries to help Kenneth get his page job back.

Director: John Riggi | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 385

38. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Live Show (2010)

TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy

8.7
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Liz is upset because nobody remembers her 40th birthday, Jack tries to give up drinking to support his pregnant girlfriend, and Tracy threatens to break character during TGS.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 664

39. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Mrs. Donaghy (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.4
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Liz tries to blackmail Jack on behalf of TGS after they discover that they're married because of a license error, but Jack has a dirty trick of his own. Meanwhile Jenna and Danny fight after they are forced to share a dressing room.

Director: Tricia Brock | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 419

40. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.6
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Jack tries to put together a benefit for a disaster that hasn't happened yet, Liz and Tracy come to blows as reality show cameras follow Tracy around, and a mock disaster scenario gives Lutz a rare position of control with the writers.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 447

41. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Reaganing (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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Jack's 24-hour "perfect game" of solving problems is put on the line when Liz needs relationship help and Tracy needs to learn his line for a commercial. Meanwhile, Jenna, Kenneth and Kelsey Grammer pull a con on Carvel.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 412

42. 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

43. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: TGS Hates Women (2011)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.4
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Liz believes that her new female guest writer perpetuates negative female stereotypes and is bad for women, while Jack discovers that he has his hands full trying to get rid of the heir to the Kabletown empire.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 499

44. Bones (2005– )
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: 399

45. 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: 12

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

1 min | Comedy

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Stars: Susan Alexander, Gisele Noel

47. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: The Fabian Strategy (2010)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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As season five of TGS begins, Liz and Carol are forced to confront their relationship, Jack and Avery battle over home decorating, Jenna becomes a TGS producer, and Tracy struggles with life at 30 Rock without Kenneth.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 427

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

Drama

6.5
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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: 8

49. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: When It Rains, It Pours (2010)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.3
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Liz finds out that a guy in editing is spreading rumors about her, Jack begins recording advice videos for his unborn son, Tracy takes steps to make sure he's there for his daughter's birth, and Kenneth tries to prove he has a purpose.

Director: Don Scardino | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 431

50. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: ¡Qué Sorpresa! (2011)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.1
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Jack pitches a crazy idea to the new boss after he discovers that he doesn't fit in with the new "family" corporate culture, Liz pretends to be pregnant to protect Avery's secret, and Tracy and Jenna fight over a gift from Kabletown.

Director: John Riggi | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 395