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1. Family Guy (1999– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.3
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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.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 239,515

2. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 239,925

3. American Dad! (2005– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.5
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The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Grimes

Votes: 85,514

4. 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: 92,382

5. The Interview (II) (2014)

R | 112 min | Comedy

6.6
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52 Metascore

Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission.

Directors: Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen | Stars: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Randall Park, Lizzy Caplan

Votes: 248,016 | Gross: $6.11M

6. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show.

Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson

Votes: 32,902

7. All in the Family (1971–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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A working class bigot constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 10,345

8. Robot Chicken (2005– )

TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy

7.8
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From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist.

Stars: Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Breckin Meyer, Tom Root

Votes: 33,032

9. The Boondocks (2005– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.4
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Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues.

Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Gary Anthony Williams, Cedric Yarbrough

Votes: 21,577

10. South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)

R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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73 Metascore

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance & Phillip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Mary Kay Bergman, Isaac Hayes

Votes: 162,489 | Gross: $52.01M

11. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.9
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

Votes: 5,245

12. In Living Color (1990–1994)

30 min | Comedy

8.1
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The Wayans siblings present an African-American focused sketch comedy show.

Stars: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jim Carrey, Kelly Coffield Park, David Alan Grier

Votes: 7,271

13. God Bless America (2011)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime

7.3
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56 Metascore

On a mission to rid society of its most repellent citizens, terminally ill Frank makes an unlikely accomplice in 16-year-old Roxy.

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait | Stars: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Mackenzie Brooke Smith, Melinda Page Hamilton

Votes: 60,361 | Gross: $0.12M

14. Tosh.0 (2009– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.4
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Daniel Tosh provides humorous commentary on content from the Internet.

Stars: Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis, Caleb Emerson

Votes: 12,384

15. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Music

8.8
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Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Rudy Rush, Charlie Murphy

Votes: 35,158

16. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.6
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 30,811

17. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour (1967–1970)

60 min | Comedy

8.1
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The Smothers Brothers host a comedy variety that would become notorious for its topical satirical humor.

Stars: Tom Smothers, Dick Smothers, Pat Paulsen, Peter Cullen

Votes: 724

18. Jon Benjamin Has a Van (2011– )

30 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 1,366

19. This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992– )

Comedy

6.6
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This skit-filled Canadian comedy show pokes fun at the Canadian government and other national happenings.

Stars: Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Shaun Majumder, Gavin Crawford

Votes: 587

20. The 7PM Project (2009– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.7
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The Project is a TV show joining the latest conversations happening throughout Australia. It's news, but not as you know it.

Stars: Carrie Bickmore, Charlie Pickering, Dave Hughes, Andrew Rochford

Votes: 276

21. Lopez Tonight (2009–2011)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

3.7
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What is this about? No one knows.

Stars: George Lopez, Alex Al, Kyle Benham, Kara R. Stribling

Votes: 804

22. The Arsenio Hall Show (1989–1994)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.4
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Arsenio Hall hosts this hip, late-night talk show.

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Burton Richardson, Michael Wolff, Sinbad

Votes: 574

23. Will Ferrell: You're Welcome America - A Final Night with George W Bush (2009 TV Special)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy

7.1
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It's time for change in America--but not without a few parting words from former President George W Bush. Here's your chance to discover the man behind the myth as HBO presents Will Ferrell... See full summary »

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Will Ferrell, Michael Delaney, Pia Glenn, Adam Mucci

Votes: 3,543

24. Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker (1999 TV Special)

65 min | Comedy, Documentary

8.0
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Chris Rock brings his critically acclaimed brand of social commentary-themed humor to this 1999 standup comedy presentation from HBO. Also released as an album, Chris Rock: Bigger & Blacker... See full summary »

Director: Keith Truesdell | Stars: Chris Rock, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Monteria Ivey

Votes: 5,225

25. The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957–1962)

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

9.1
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 107

26. The Chris Rock Show (1997–2000)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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Stars: Chris Rock, Grandmaster Flash, Monteria Ivey, Wanda Sykes

Votes: 563

27. Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Thursday (2008– )

Comedy

7.2
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"Saturday Night Live's" satirical news segment expands into primetime with three pre-election Thursday night specials.

Stars: Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Kenan Thompson, Bill Hader

Votes: 509

28. Comedy Now! (1997– )

Comedy

3.8
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30 minutes of straight-up, stand-up comedy.

Stars: Lee Marshall, James Cunningham, John Wing, Brigitte Gall

Votes: 168

29. The Hour (2004– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

6.3
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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

Stars: George Stroumboulopoulos, Ali Hassan, Naomi Snieckus, Liz Walaszczyk

Votes: 430

30. The Jon Stewart Show (1993–1995)

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.7
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Stars: Jon Stewart, Howard Feller, Carl Burrows, Stu Kamens

Votes: 83

31. Attack of the 5 Ft. 2 Women (1994 TV Movie)

R | 80 min | Comedy

4.5
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Spoof-miester, Julie Brown does a musical send-up of Tonya Harding and Lorena Bobbit's debutante debacles.

Directors: Julie Brown, Richard Wenk | Stars: Julie Brown, Newell Alexander, Lisa Arch, Celia J. Arden

Votes: 317

32. Denis Leary: No Cure for Cancer (1992 TV Special)

R | 62 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Denis Leary, Chris Phillips, Adam Roth

Votes: 2,054

33. The Mo'Nique Show (2009– )

Comedy, Talk-Show

5.5
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Stars: Mo'Nique, Rodney Perry, Tamala Jones, Tia Mowry-Hardrict

Votes: 97

34. Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins (2004– )

TV-PG | Comedy

7.6
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Stars: Michael Colton, Paul Scheer, Nick Turner, Michelle Buteau

Votes: 471

35. Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004 Video)

68 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.9
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A year after Animals, Ricky Gervais comes back with his second stand up comedy tour: Politics.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Ash Atalla

Votes: 2,270

36. That Was the Week That Was (1962–1963)

50 min | Comedy

7.9
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Satirical sketch show. The first such show in the UK. It ran for two seasons before being pulled just before the 1964 general election.

Stars: David Frost, Millicent Martin, William Rushton, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 54

37. The Friday Night Project (2005– )

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy

7.3
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Stars: Justin Lee Collins, Alan Carr, Debra Stephenson, Kevan Allen

Votes: 406

38. The Rick Mercer Report (2004– )

30 min | Comedy

6.2
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Rick Mercer travels around Canada giving a weekly satirical political commentary on the state of the country

Stars: Rick Mercer, Kathryn Greenwood, Patrick McKenna, Noah Ryan Scott

Votes: 581

39. The Showbiz Show with David Spade (2005– )

30 min | Comedy

7.4
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A weekly series satirizing the world of entertainment, hosted by David Spade.

Stars: David Spade, Scott Adsit, Andrew Daly, Colleen Smith

Votes: 243

40. That Was the Week That Was (1964–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.2
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An Americanized version of the famous hit British TV show, retaining David Frost from the British cast.

Stars: David Frost, Nancy Ames, Paul Sand, Phyllis Newman

Votes: 68

41. Bill Bailey: Part Troll (2004 Video)

93 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

8.5
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A live stand up show featurng musical comedian Bill Bailey.

Director: Nick Morris | Stars: Bill Bailey, Kevin Eldon, John Moloney, Martin Trenaman

Votes: 1,228

42. Tonight! (1953–1957)

TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.2
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The show originated as a local New York City late night program in June 1953 and went onto the network in September 1954. Throughout the summer of 1956, Steve Allen was the only host. When ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson, Steve Allen, Ernie Kovacs

Votes: 98

43. Lemmings (1973 Video)

Unrated | 55 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

7.3
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This music-stage performance-mockumentary showcases a mock-rock festival, Woodshuck: three days of peace, love and death. Many Woodstock performers and others are spoofed.

Directors: Michael Keady, Tony Hendra | Stars: John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Rhonda Coullet, Christopher Guest

Votes: 120

44. 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: 597

45. Atom TV (2008– )

22 min | Comedy

6.5
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An ancient monster chains three victims to his dungeon wall and forces them to be his friends.

Stars: Tony Janning, Will Carlough, Eric Fensler, Jess Harnell

Votes: 37

46. Talkshow with Spike Feresten (2006–2009)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.9
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Late-night talk show hosted by former "Seinfeld" and "Simpsons" writer Spike Feresten in which guests deliver the monologue and participate in comedy sketches.

Stars: Spike Feresten, Geoff Witcher, Mary Mae, Joe Furey

Votes: 241

47. Lewis Black: In God We Rust (2012 TV Special)

TV-MA | 59 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.0
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Lewis Black takes on pretentious politicians, sell-out celebrities and all those things and ideas you thought you could trust. Using his acerbic wit and personal wise-cracks, he reminds us ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Dubin | Star: Lewis Black

Votes: 430

48. Bill Hicks: Sane Man (1989 Video)

84 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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Classic stand-up performance recorded in Austin Texas in 1989.

Directors: Kevin Booth, David Johndrow | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 1,530

49. The Ron James Show (2009– )

22 min | Comedy

3.1
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Featuring a unique mix of stand-up and sketch comedy, with sketches taped on location and in-studio.

Stars: Ron James, Mark Day, Tony Rosato, Linda Kash

Votes: 131

50. Lewis Black: Old Yeller - Live at the Borgata (2013 TV Special)

TV-MA | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.3
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In his ninth comedy special, Lewis Black tears into a country that is going nowhere at the speed of light. "Old Yeller" weaves the riotous tale of a country that is so strung out on ADD ... See full summary »

Director: Zach Nial | Star: Lewis Black

Votes: 373