SitCom or Situational Comedy, involves a group of characters of a television show in funny situations. So as the title already suggests, yes we would be giving out top rated sitcoms that we just can’t get over! Therefore, they are a must watch! So gear up lads, we are about to go down the memory lane and provide you with our input on top rated sitcoms of all time.
IMDB RATING: 9/10
“We were on a break!” Rings a bell doesn’t it? Well of course it does, who can forget Ross Geller from the Friends show that we all just loved to watch. Being a sitcom, Friends easily takes the cake.
The show was created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman. It aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, and lasted 10 seasons. The show starred Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, Courtney Cox as Monica Geller, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bling and David Schwimmer as Ross Geller. The show revolves around these six friends of 20-30 something ages living in Manhattan.
The series was produced by Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television. It even changed the way viewers spoke, the trademark inflexion in the show’s dialogue was so catchy.
IMDB RATING: 8.9/10
Next up is one of the top rated sitcoms of all time Seinfeld, often described as “a show about nothing” with the motto “no hugging, no learning”. It originally ran for nine seasons on NBC, from 1989 to 1998, created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as a fictionalized version of himself. It is set predominantly in an apartment building in Manhattan’s Upper West Side in New York City.
In addition, the show features Jerry’s friends and acquaintances, particularly best friend George Costanza played by Jason Alexander, former girlfriend Elaine Benes acted by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and a neighbor across the hall Cosmo Kramer played by Michael Richards.
Most noteworthy, many of its episodes are about the minutiae of daily life. Seinfeld was part of a trend for US stand-ups taking their persona from stage to screen.
IMDB RATING: 8.8/10
Especially relevant, the sitcom is filmed in a single-camera setup without a studio audience or a laugh track to simulate the look of an actual documentary. The series depicts the everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania, branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. The show debuted on NBC as a mid-season replacement and ran for nine seasons and 201 episodes.
The Office initially featured Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer and B. J. Novak as the main cast; aired on NBC from March 24, 2005, to May 16, 2013. It is an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. It is said to have the perfect combination of hilarious comedy and connection with the characters.
Whether it be from a perfectly written and performed joke or an incredibly sentimental performance, which all characters are capable of, they also do a wonderful job of making “the little things” like a co-worker relationship seem so monumental.
BIG BANG THEORY
IMDB RATING: 8.3/10
Bazinga! Remember our very own Sheldon Cooper? Yes, that’s right, We are talking about The Big Bang Theory. The characters are well developed and definitely crack up a number of people in the show.
It was created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the series, along with Steven Molaro. The show premiered on CBS on September 24, 2007. Moreover, the series’ tenth season premiered on September 19, 2016.
In March 2017, the series was renewed for two additional seasons, bringing its total to 12, and running through the 2018–19 television season. With the constant witty remarks being thrown around The Big Bang Theory definitely reaches out to its audience.
These top rated sitcoms of all time are surely going to be loved for years to come!
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