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Top 10 Best Sitcoms to Watch Right Now

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Have you just finished a TV series and are looking for something lighthearted and funny to watch?

We have got the perfect article for you!

There are several comedy TV serials or SITCOMS (situational comedies) on different streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, Hulu, Disney+, etc. And sometimes, you get so spoilt for choice that you cannot just decide what to watch!

So, TopTensList.com has created the Ultimate Guide of the Best Sitcoms to Watch Right Now, which you can binge today!

Here are the Top 10 Most Watched Sitcoms of All Time!

10. The Simpsons

The Simpsons Best Sitcom of All Time

Who doesn’t know about the Simpsons?

The popular animated sitcom is quite famous for its hilarious depiction of the modern American working-class life in the fictional town of Springfield. It has a satirical take on the follies of the American folk like Television, Music, Pop Culture and traditions.

And the creepiest part about the show! The Simpsons is notorious for predicting certain events like Donald Trump becoming the President of the United States almost sixteen years before him actually being elected!

  • IMDb Rating: 8.7
  • Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner
  • Original Run: 1989– Present
  • Available on: Disney+

9. How I Met Your Mother

HIMYM Funniest Sitcoms of All Time

“Have you met Ted?”

How I Met Your Mother (or HIMYM) is set in Manhattan, New York, and follows along with the lives of Ted Mosby and his “gang.” Especially the events that lead up to meeting the mother of his children. So, just like the title explains, the show is a beautiful rendition of Ted’s adventures of finding “The One.”

Ted Mosby, keeps springing back and forth like a pendulum about his love interests, and it’s really amusing to watch, definitely fitting into the list of the Most Popular Comedy Sitcoms Of All Time. 

  • IMDb Rating: 8.3
  • Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan
  • Original Run: 2005–2014
  • Available on: Netflix (Austria, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the UK), Hulu (USA), Hotstar (India)

8. Seinfeld

Seinfeld Most Watched Sitcom of All Time

Considering the fact that “Is Seinfeld the best sitcom ever?” is one of the most trending searches in the history of the internet.

The American sitcom television series created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld for NBC captured a massive part of the audience of the time. The last episode of Seinfeld boasted a viewership of 76 million viewers, making it one of the most-watched television series in the world.

Well, it is no wonder that the titular character of the show- Jerry Seinfeld, paved his way to be one of the richest actors in the world through this show.

  • IMDb Rating: 8.8
  • Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander
  • Original Run: 1989- 1998
  • Available on: Netflix

7. Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley best sitcoms to watch right now

Silicon Valley, the American comedy series created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler, and Dave Krinsky premiered on April 6, 2014, on HBO.

The show is on five young men who have founded a startup company in Silicon Valley and their struggle to stay afloat in the vast, competitive market ­– All in the most rib-tickling way possible!

The last episode of the 6th season of the show was aired on December 8, 2019, and had a considerable viewership all across the globe.

Out of the TV Series aired, definitely one of the Funniest Sitcoms of All Time!

I mean, what’s not to like?

Sitcoms and startups combined? Brilliant.

  • IMDb Rating: 8.5
  • Stars: Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani, Christopher, Evan Welch
  • Original Run: 2014 – 2019
  • Available on: SoHo (New Zealand), Sky GO, and NEON. Hotstar (India)

6. South Park

South Park Best Animated Sitcom

South Park is an animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone and developed by Brian Graden. It is about 4 school-going boys and their hilarious misadventures in the fictional town of South Park, Colorado.

After more than 23 seasons, the series is still going strong and does not show any signs of losing its audience. This is the reason why its inarguably one of the best sitcoms of the 2000s

  • IMDb Rating: 8.7
  • Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall
  • Original Run: 1997– Present
  • Available on: Netflix, HBO Max

5. Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Funny SitcomsFollow Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat on her journey to convert a deserted construction site into a community park only to be tackled by slow bureaucratic procedures and red-tapism. Her fellow colleagues and self-centered neighbors just make her goal a lot tougher.

The show provides a fresh perspective (Although satirical) on the American local government body systems.

  • IMDb Rating: 8.6
  • Stars: Amy Poehler, Jim O’Heir, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt
  • Original Run: 2009–2015
  • Available on: Amazon Prime and YouTube

4. FRIENDS

Friends Best TV Sitcom Of all Time

Sometimes the simplest things are the best!

FRIENDS, the illustrious comedy TV Series, which is considered to be the Top Watched Sitcom Of All Time, gathered a hardcore fan base even in its premiering days.

The show traces the personal and professional lives of six friends (Joey, Chandler, Rachel, Monica, Ross, Phoebe) living in Manhattan.

Each “friend” is known for his/her set characteristics, and in a span of 10 seasons, the sitcom showed the world how conflicting ideas or opinions do not stand in the way of true friendship.

  • IMDb Rating: 8.9
  • Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer
  • Original Run: 1994-2004
  • Available on: Netflix

3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Brooklyn nine nine top rated sitcoms

Brooklyn Nine-Nine- The show is the Sitcom Form of the 100 emoji!

The widely appreciated show revolves around the central character Jake Peralta, who is a childish, but highly-talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn’s 99th Precinct.

The start of the series shows his instant clash with his new captain, the stern, and rule-abiding Captain Raymond Holt.

Well, through the seasons, the show proves to be the pinnacle of inside jokes and good humor, normalizing concepts homosexuality, gender equality, etc. Kudos to the creators for making one of the Best Sitcoms On Netflix.

Nine-Nine!

  • IMDb Rating: 8.4
  • Stars: Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero
  • Original Run: 2013–Present
  • Available on: Netflix

2. Modern Family

modern family comedy tv show

Which is the best sitcom ever?

There can be no list without the illustrious Mockumentary Style Sitcom Modern Family!

Spinning around the lives of three very different but related families, Modern Family shows the daily hustle and bustle of the average American household in an inimitable way.

The most triumphant aspect of this show is that it tackles social issues like homophobia and racism while still being humorous without demeaning any community.

  • IMDb Rating: 8.4
  • Stars: Ed O’Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Rico Rodriguez
  • Original Run: 2009–Present
  • Available on: Hotstar

1. The Office

The Office Best Sitcom in the world

On #1 of our debatable list of the Best Sitcoms of All Time is “The Office.”

With a whopping 8.8 IMDb rating, The Office is just as critically acclaimed as much as a fan-favorite!

The celebrated American mockumentary television series showcases the comical, everyday lives at a regular corporate office. In the series, it is a branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, at Scranton, Pennsylvania.

With fantastic character arcs with distressingly foolish traits, almost all characters of The Office are funny and relatable!

I mean, Michael Scott is straight-up pure meme-material!

  • IMDb Rating: 8.8
  • Stars: Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, BJ Novak, Craig Robinson, Mindy Kaling, Ed Helms
  • Original Run: 2005-2013
  • Available on: Amazon Prime Video

These were arguably some of the Best Sitcoms to Binge Watch Right Now

Which one, according to you, is the Top Watched Sitcom of All Time? Comment below and let us know which one should be added to the list. 

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