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The best sit-coms of all time

Post 1

Xanatic

I saw the results of a survey like this in a magazine, and it just didn't seem right. For one thing they had Seinfeld, an incredibly overrated show, in it. I expect you people will be able to come up with something better. So what are your Top 10 best sit-coms?


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Post 2

Teasswill

Off the top of my head & in no particular order:

1. Steptoe & son
2. It ain't half hot mum
3. Butterflies
4. The Good Life
5. Dad's Army
6. Yes Minister
7. M*A*S*H (if you can call it a sit-com)
8. Only fools & horses
9. As time goes by
10. Red Dwarf
11. 2 point 4 children
12. All gas & gaiters


Sorry, I can't count! smiley - ok


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Post 3

FABT - new venture A815654 Angel spoiler page

neither can i:

blackadder
reddwarf
on the up
mulberry
you rang m'lord


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Post 4

Teasswill

Goodness, & I forgot 'One foot in the grave'


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Post 5

Silverfish

This is my of the top of my head list, in no particular order

1)Friends
2)Blackadder
3)Sgt Bilko (aka the Phil Silvers show)
4)The simpsons
5)Yes minister
6)Red dwarf
7)Coupling
8)Dinner Ladies
9)The good life
10)Father Ted


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Post 6

Blues Shark - For people who like this sort of thing, then this is just the sort of thing they'll like

As with all the others, impromptu and without order;

1) Steptoe and Son
2) Til Death Us Do Part
3) Dad's Army
4) Father Ted
5) Fawlty Towers
6) Nightingales
7) Frasier
8) MASH
9) I'm Alan Partridge
10) The Simpsons

smiley - shark


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Post 7

Blues Shark - For people who like this sort of thing, then this is just the sort of thing they'll like

11) Yes Minister
12) Up pompeii

As fabt doesn't want all her ten, I'll have some of the extrta. smiley - winkeye
smiley - shark


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Post 8

caper_plip

In no particular order...

Blackadder
Red Dwarf (before Series 7, it was great... but now it's gone a little downhill...)
The Young Ones
My Family
One Foot In The Grave
Next Of Kin
Maid Marian And Her Merry Men (yes, I know it was a children's programme, but it is incredibly funny and inspired...)
Frasier
Father Ted
The Good Life (not necessarily one of the best... but it's one that I can find funny...)smiley - laugh

Caper Plip smiley - runsmiley - football


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Post 9

caper_plip

Actually, swap the Good Life with:

Fawlty Towers


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Post 10

Blues Shark - For people who like this sort of thing, then this is just the sort of thing they'll like

13) The Royle Family

smiley - shark


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Post 11

Teasswill

& the Liver Birds - to prune it back to 12, take out 'All gas & gaiters' & 'As time goes by'


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Post 12

Mr. Legion

Does The Simpsons count? If so:

1) The Simpsons
2) Blackadder seasons 2-4
3) Father Ted
4) Knowing Me, Knowing You
5) Fawlty Towers
6) Friends
7) Frasier
8) I'm Alan Partridge
9) Red Dwarf
10) Coupling

First draft.


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Post 13

Runner

In no particular order

1. Blackadder (series 2 best, then 4, then 3, then 1)
2. Yes Minister/Prime Minister
3. Seinfield
4. Frasier
5. Friends
6. Simpsons
7. Fawlty Towers
8. Only Fools and Horses
9. M*A*S*H
10.The New Statesman


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Post 14

Gone Postal

The Odd Couple definately No1


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Post 15

jazzme

There's none of them could beat The Last of the Summer Wine for my money

Jazz


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Post 16

Runner

At my school, if you couldn't recite the entire script to Blackadder, you were going to be left out of a lot of conversations!


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Post 17

Gone Postal

Have you all forgotten about the mighty Cheers ?


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Post 18

Dr E Vibenstein (You know it is, it really is.)

smiley - erm Does HHGTTG count as a sitcom?


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Post 19

Gone Postal

If married with children isn't funny I don't know what is !


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Post 20

il viaggiatore

I think in the States, the king would have to be Seinfeld. Half of the current popular vernacular came from that show.


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