In celebration of the sitcom in all its progressions and permutations, we’ve compiled a list of the best sitcoms of all time using IMDb data.
The sitcom—or situational comedy—has never been broader in scope than it is now. Shows like Rick and Morty and The Boondocks are technically sitcoms, in that they throw their characters into comedic, occasionally familiar situations. At the more traditional end of the spectrum are shows like The Office and The Big Bang Theory, which infuse conventional formulas with contemporary characters, styles, and motifs, consequently luring in millions of viewers.
Counting down from 57, here are the best sitcoms of all time.