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1. 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.

Creators: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Brian Graden | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 201,120

2. The Interview (II) (2014)

R | 112 min | Action, Comedy

6.7
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52 Metascore

Dave Skylark and 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.

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

Votes: 213,935

3. American Dad! (2005– )

TV-PG | 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.

Creators: Mike Barker, Seth MacFarlane, Matt Weitzman | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Grimes

Votes: 71,491

4. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.3
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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.

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

Votes: 84,811

5. Saturday Night Live (1975– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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The classic late night live sketch comedy show.

Creator: Lorne Michaels | Stars: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond, Seth Meyers

Votes: 30,160

6. 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.

Creator: Aaron McGruder | Stars: Regina King, John Witherspoon, Cedric Yarbrough, Gary Anthony Williams

Votes: 19,592

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

R | 81 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

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.

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

Votes: 149,599

8. Sanford and Son (1972–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The misadventures of a cantankerous junk dealer and his frustrated son.

Creator: Norman Lear | Stars: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson, LaWanda Page, Don Bexley

Votes: 4,361

9. All in the Family (1971–1979)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.5
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A working class bigot constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

Creator: Norman Lear | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 7,614

10. In Living Color (1990–1994)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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The Wayans siblings present an African-American focused sketch comedy show.

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

Votes: 6,575

11. 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.

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

Votes: 55,944

12. Tosh.0 (2009– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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Daniel Tosh provides humorous commentary on content from the Internet.

Creators: Daniel Tosh, Mike Gibbons | Stars: Daniel Tosh, Nick Malis, Sam Jarvis, E.J. Golden

Votes: 11,039

13. Chappelle's Show (2003–2006)

TV-14 | 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.

Creators: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle | Stars: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

Votes: 27,198

14. The Colbert Report (2005–2014)

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

8.7
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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: 24,033

15. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992)

105 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.4
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities.

Stars: Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson, Bob Hope

Votes: 1,720

16. The 7PM Project (2009– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.4
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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: 253

17. 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

Votes: 1,176

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

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 »

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

Votes: 3,451

19. 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 »

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

Votes: 4,836

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

60 min | Comedy

8.3
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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: 513

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

Comedy

7.3
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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: 417

22. The Arsenio Hall Show (1989–1994)

60 min | Comedy, Family, Music

6.2
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Arsenio Hall hosts this hip, late-night talk show.

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

Votes: 563

23. 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: 545

24. The Hour (2004– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, News

6.1
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A Canadian talk show hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.

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

Votes: 426

25. Lopez Tonight (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

3.6
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Stars: George Lopez, Alex Al, Kyle Benham, Kara R. Stribling

Votes: 790

26. No Cure for Cancer (1992 TV Movie)

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.

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

Votes: 2,011

27. This Hour Has 22 Minutes (1992– )

Comedy

6.5
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This skit-filled Canadian comedy show pokes fun at the Canadian government and other national happenings.

Creator: Mary Walsh | Stars: Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Shaun Majumder, Gavin Crawford

Votes: 550

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

105 min | Comedy, Family, Talk-Show

8.7
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Stars: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar, Cliff Arquette

Votes: 107

29. 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.

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

Votes: 310

30. 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: 98

31. Lewis Black: Old Yeller - Live at the Borgata (2013 TV Movie)

TV-MA | Comedy

7.2
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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 »

Writer: Lewis Black | Director: Zach Nial | Star: Lewis Black

Votes: 307

32. The Jon Stewart Show (1993–1995)

30 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

6.6
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Stars: Jon Stewart, Howard Feller, Carl Burrows, Stu Kamens

Votes: 75

33. 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.

Creator: Devin Clark | Stars: Tony Janning, Will Carlough, Eric Fensler, Jess Harnell

Votes: 35

34. Bob Saget: That Ain't Right (2007 TV Movie)

56 min | Comedy

6.2
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Bob Saget does a one hour stand up special.

Writer: Bob Saget | Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Star: Bob Saget

Votes: 582

35. Tonight! (1953–1957)

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

7.3
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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 »

Creators: Steve Allen, Sylvester L. Weaver Jr. | Stars: Skitch Henderson, Gene Rayburn, Steve Allen, Ernie Kovacs

Votes: 96

36. 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.

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

Votes: 2,029

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

TV-PG | Comedy

7.7
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Creator: Fred Graver | Stars: Michael Colton, Paul Scheer, Nick Turner, Michelle Buteau

Votes: 472

38. Bill Maher... But I'm Not Wrong (2010 TV Special)

79 min | Comedy

7.0
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Stand up comedy special by Bill Maher.

Writer: Bill Maher | Director: John Moffitt | Stars: Maureen MacDonald, Bill Maher, Cait Mathis

Votes: 823

39. Comedy Now! (1997– )

Comedy

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

Creator: Sandra Faire | Stars: Lee Marshall, James Cunningham, John Wing, Brigitte Gall

Votes: 171

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

50 min | Comedy

7.7
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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

41. Bill Hicks: Sane Man (1989 Video)

84 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.6
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Writer: Bill Hicks | Directors: Kevin Booth, David Johndrow | Star: Bill Hicks

Votes: 1,409

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

30 min | Comedy

7.9
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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: 65

43. The Rick Mercer Report (2004– )

30 min | Comedy

6.0
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Rick Mercer travels around Canada giving a weekly satirical political commentary on the state of the country

Creators: Rick Mercer, Gerald Lunz | Stars: Rick Mercer, Kathryn Greenwood, Patrick McKenna, Noah Ryan Scott

Votes: 558

44. Bill Bailey: Part Troll (2004 TV Movie)

94 min | Comedy, Music

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

Writer: Bill Bailey | Director: Nick Morris | Star: Bill Bailey

Votes: 878

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

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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A weekly series satirizing the world of entertainment, hosted by David Spade.

Creator: Hugh Fink | Stars: David Spade, Scott Adsit, Andrew Daly, Colleen Smith

Votes: 243

46. In God We Rust (2012 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy

6.8
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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 »

Writer: Lewis Black | Director: Adam Dubin | Star: Lewis Black

Votes: 348

47. The Ron James Show (2009– )

22 min | Comedy

3.2
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Featuring a unique mix of stand-up and sketch comedy, with sketches taped on location and in-studio.

Creators: Mark De Angelis, Lynn Harvey, Ron James | Stars: Ron James, Mark Day, Tony Rosato, Linda Kash

Votes: 127

48. Talkshow with Spike Feresten (2006–2009)

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

6.7
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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: 245

49. GWAR: Phallus in Wonderland (1992 Video)

55 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

7.4
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Revolting heavy metal band and The Scumdogs of the Universe, Gwar are about to be wiped off the face of the earth by Edna Granbo, an old hag who can not stand Gwar and wants them eliminated... See full summary »

Directors: Judas Bullhorn, Distortion Wells | Stars: Gwar, Dave Brockie, Beefcake The Mighty, Balsac the Jaws of Death

Votes: 237

50. The Wanda Sykes Show (2009– )

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.7
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Stars: Brant Kaiwi, Wanda Sykes, Keith Robinson, Shelley Dowdy

Votes: 171