The Best TV Comedy Show Ever is The Simpsons!

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The Best TV Comedy Show Ever is The Simpsons!

#1 Post by Gren » 30 Sep 2004, 14:09

With renewed interest in the worst sitcom I thought this might be a fun way to waste a few posts. Lets have a tournament to decide our favourite TV comedy show ever (I didn't want to say sitcom as stuff like Sex & The City is considered comedy, but isn't a traditional sitcom). Obviously there will be some discrepancy between the regions, we won't have all seen all of the shows for a start. But let's just open up the nominations and see how we go. Here's some obvious ones for starters...

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Absolutely Fabulous
Action
Alf
Alice
All in the Family
Allo Allo
Andy Griffith Show, The
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Arrested Development
Bewitched
Black Books
Blackadder
Bob Newhart Show, The
Bossum Buddies
Brady Bunch, The
Cheers
Clerks
Cosby Show, The
Coupling
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Dad's Army
Daily Show, The
Dear John
Dharma & Greg
Dick Van Dyke Show, The
Different Strokes
Drop the Dead Donkey
Everybody Loves Raymond
Family Guy
Father Ted
Fawlty Towers
Frasier
Freaks and Geeks
Friends
Full House
Futurama
Get Smart
Golden Girls, The
Good Times
Greg the Bunny
Grosse Pointe
Harvey Birdman: Attourney at Law
Hello
Herman's Head
I Love Lucy
I'm Alan Partridge
Jeffersons, The
Just Shoot Me
Kids In The Hall, The
King of Queens, The
Leave it to Beaver
M*A*S*H
Married With Children
Mary Tyler Moore Show, The
Monty Python's Flying Circus
Mr. Bean
Mr. Show with Bob and David
Murphy Brown
My Three Sons
Nell
Newhart
NewsRadio
Office, The
One Day at a Time
Only Fools and Horses
Open All Hours
Partridge Family, The
Phoenix Nights
Police Squad!
Porridge
Red Dwarf
Rocky & Bullwinkle
Ropers, The
Sandford & Son
Scrubs
Sealab 2021
Seinfeld
Sex and the City
Simpsons, The
Soap
South Park
Spaceghost Coast to Coast
Sports Night
Steptoe & Son
Taxi
That 70s Show
Three's Company
Tick, The
Titus
Too Close for Comfort
What's Happenin'
Who's The Boss?
Wings
WKRP in Cincinatti
Wonder Years, The
Young Ones, The
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#2 Post by alan smithee » 30 Sep 2004, 14:17

Sports Night
NewsRadio
Mr. Show with Bob and David
Action
Greg the Bunny

(in addition to several above, of course)
It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

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#3 Post by JJ » 30 Sep 2004, 14:19

24
Real World: San Francisco whenever Puck and Pedro fought
McLaughlin Group
That episode of Band of Brothers when they made David Schwimmer a drill sergeant
La la la la la.

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#4 Post by Eric Draven » 30 Sep 2004, 14:35

one of my personal faves, Just Shoot Me
Sealab 2021
Spaceghost Coast to Coast
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Harvey Birdman: Attourney at Law
Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.

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#5 Post by JJ » 30 Sep 2004, 14:36

Eric Draven wrote:one of my personal faves, Just Shoot Me
(insert "I had no interest until now" 'joke' here)
La la la la la.

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#6 Post by Gren » 30 Sep 2004, 14:43

Jame Gumb wrote:24
Real World: San Francisco whenever Puck and Pedro fought
McLaughlin Group
That episode of Band of Brothers when they made David Schwimmer a drill sergeant
Anywhere where I can bet on you ever making a serious reply in one of my threads?
Lionel Hutz, aka Miguel Sanchez, aka Dr. Nguyen van Thoc, was paid $8 for his 32 hours of babysitting.

He was glad to get it.

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#7 Post by JJ » 30 Sep 2004, 14:47

Gren wrote:
Jame Gumb wrote:24
Real World: San Francisco whenever Puck and Pedro fought
McLaughlin Group
That episode of Band of Brothers when they made David Schwimmer a drill sergeant
Anywhere where I can bet on you ever making a serious reply in one of my threads?
Those were serious replies. :roll:
La la la la la.

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#8 Post by Dappucino » 30 Sep 2004, 14:53

Scrubs
South Park
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#9 Post by Sugarpuss O'Shea » 30 Sep 2004, 14:55

Absolutely Fabulous
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
The Golden Girls
Murphy Brown
The Brady Bunch


Do comedy variety shows count? If so,

The Carol Burnett Show
Saturday Night Live
You see, Hopsi, you don't know very much about girls. The best ones aren't as good as you probably think they are and the bad ones aren't as bad. Not nearly as bad.

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#10 Post by JJ » 30 Sep 2004, 14:56

Sugarpuss O'Shea wrote:Absolutely Fabulous
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
The Golden Girls
Murphy Brown
The Brady Bunch
:red:^5
Sugarpuss O'Shea wrote:Do comedy variety shows count? If so,

The Carol Burnett Show
Saturday Night Live
:red: :green:

Whew. You had me going for a bit.
La la la la la.

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#11 Post by Sugarpuss O'Shea » 30 Sep 2004, 15:02

WKRP in Cincinnati
Wings

and, what the hell, Herman's Head

oh, and to annoy JG further, Friends

:tongue:
You see, Hopsi, you don't know very much about girls. The best ones aren't as good as you probably think they are and the bad ones aren't as bad. Not nearly as bad.

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#12 Post by JJ » 30 Sep 2004, 15:25

Sugarpuss O'Shea wrote:WKRP in Cincinnati
Wings

and, what the hell, Herman's Head

oh, and to annoy JG further, Friends

:tongue:
No! No! No! No! No! No! No!

Oh mamma mia mamma mia (mamma mia let me go)...
La la la la la.

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#13 Post by Gren » 30 Sep 2004, 15:25

Dappucino wrote:Scrubs
South Park
2 absolutely criminal omissions *slaps self*
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#14 Post by Gren » 30 Sep 2004, 15:27

Sugarpuss O'Shea wrote:Do comedy variety shows count? If so,

The Carol Burnett Show
Saturday Night Live
I'm thinking no.
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Re: Best TV Comedy Show Ever

#15 Post by bing » 30 Sep 2004, 15:31

Gren wrote:Nomination List

Action
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Cheers
Coupling
Family Guy
Father Ted
Frasier
Futurama
Greg the Bunny
Harvey Birdman: Attourney at Law
I'm Alan Partridge
Just Shoot Me
Mr. Show with Bob and David
NewsRadio
Office, The
Phoenix Nights
Police Squad!
Sealab 2021
Seinfeld
Simpsons, The
Spaceghost Coast to Coast
Sports Night
It seems for the most part that in one fateful day sometime around 1993, someone discovered a way to combine "comedy" and "television"

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#16 Post by Ulkesh » 30 Sep 2004, 15:34

Dharma & Greg

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#17 Post by JJ » 30 Sep 2004, 15:35

Ulkesh wrote:Dharma & Greg
:pukey: It may not be safe for me to go near this thread again.

(That's ok; it's not like I'm wanted here, anyway.)
La la la la la.

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#18 Post by Ulkesh » 30 Sep 2004, 15:38

Diff'rent Strokes
Full House
Who's the Boss?

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#19 Post by Chris » 30 Sep 2004, 15:43

Jame Gumb wrote:
Ulkesh wrote:Dharma & Greg
:pukey: It may not be safe for me to go near this thread again.

(That's ok; it's not like I'm wanted here, anyway.)
(can't find the scene)

Brian: What's that?
Stewie: It's a canned laughter speaker I found on the set of Dharma and Greg.
Brian: Wow. I'm surprised there's anything left in it.
Both: Whoooa!

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#20 Post by Rxfan » 30 Sep 2004, 17:54

Blackadder
Red Dwarf

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#21 Post by LizardH » 30 Sep 2004, 18:56

That 70s Show
Arrested Development (yea - I know it's only been on 1 season but I think it's hilarious)

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#22 Post by Brodieman » 30 Sep 2004, 19:04

Titus
Clerks Cartoon
Wonder Years (Is this a comedy?)
Freaks and Geeks
Curb Your Enthusiasm

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#23 Post by Brodieman » 30 Sep 2004, 19:06

LizardH wrote: Arrested Development (yea - I know it's only been on 1 season but I think it's hilarious)
Yes that and Scrubs are the best on network TV.

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#24 Post by alan smithee » 30 Sep 2004, 19:42

LizardH wrote:Arrested Development (yea - I know it's only been on 1 season but I think it's hilarious)
:green:
It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

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#25 Post by AlottaFagina » 30 Sep 2004, 20:07

Monty Python's Flying Circus
Fawlty Towers
The Kids in the Hall
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Dick Van Dyke Show
No matter what those girls say.

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