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1. 30 Rock (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.2
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Liz Lemon (Tina Fey), head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful television show without losing her mind.

Stars: Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 105,922

2. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam

Votes: 7,948

3. The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

8.3
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.

Stars: Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn

Votes: 7,050

4. My Favorite Year (1982)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

Votes: 8,157 | Gross: $20.12M

5. Mulaney (2014–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

4.2
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John's desire to be a good person challenges his friendship with his roommates Jane and Motif.

Stars: John Mulaney, Nasim Pedrad, Seaton Smith, Zack Pearlman

Votes: 2,339

6. Clark and Michael (2007)

Comedy

8.1
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A mockumentary series focused on two aspiring producers (Cera and Duke) who believe their own hype regarding the big idea for a TV show, but do little in the way of actually making the program.

Stars: Michael Cera, Clark Duke, Mitchell Hurwitz, Eric Wareheim

Votes: 1,623

7. Molière (1978)

260 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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Who was Moliere? He is known everywhere as one of the world's greatest playwrights. But who was he? Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, the son of a prosperous tapestry maker. His mother ... See full summary »

Director: Ariane Mnouchkine | Stars: Philippe Caubère, Marie-Françoise Audollent, Frédéric Ladonne, Odile Cointepas

Votes: 732

8. Tickling Giants (2016)

TV-14 | 111 min | Documentary

8.3
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78 Metascore

While the Egyptian revolution of 2011 is underway, surgeon turned comedian Bassem Youssef airs a television show that makes him popular to his countrymen but disliked by the government.

Director: Sara Taksler | Stars: Bassem Youssef, Jon Stewart, Shadi Alfons, Khaled Mansour

Votes: 1,442 | Gross: $0.04M

9. Michael & Michael Have Issues (2009– )

Comedy

7.5
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Best friends and collaborators for over 20 years, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter finally have their own TV show. There's just one problem: they are their own worst enemies.

Stars: Michael Showalter, Michael Ian Black, Jessi Klein, Kumail Nanjiani

Votes: 744

10. The David Steinberg Show (1972– )

30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Years before "The Larry Sanders Show" came this Canadian-made sitcom taking place behind the scenes of the fictional "David Steinberg Show," starring real-life comic David Steinberg. Like ... See full summary »

Stars: David Steinberg, Joe Flaherty, Martin Short, John Candy

Votes: 146

11. American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.8
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55 Metascore

Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best.

Directors: Matt Harlock, Paul Thomas | Stars: Bill Hicks, Dwight Slade, Mary Hicks, Steve Hicks

Votes: 4,638 | Gross: $0.09M

12. The Show (1996– )

30 min | Comedy

6.4
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A white writer joins the staff of a black televison series.

Stars: Sam Seder, Shaun Baker, Mystro Clark, T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh

Votes: 19

13. The CollegeHumor Show (2009– )

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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The CollegeHumor Show is an offbeat look into the company that creates some of today's most popular Internet comedy. The young characters infuse their workplace with a playful, not entirely... See full summary »

Stars: Pat Cassels, Dan Gurewitch, Jake Hurwitz, Sam Reich

Votes: 429

14. Bob Saget: That Ain't Right (2007 TV Special)

TV-MA | 56 min | Documentary

6.2
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Bob Saget does a one hour stand up special.

Director: Beth McCarthy-Miller | Star: Bob Saget

Votes: 655

15. Get Bruce (1999)

R | 82 min | Documentary

5.9
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61 Metascore

Affectionate tribute to Bruce Vilanch (1948- ), who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances, from Oscar hosts and award recipients to Presidents. We meet his mom and see... See full summary »

Director: Andrew J. Kuehn | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Bette Midler, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane

Votes: 577 | Gross: $0.04M

16. The Martin Short Show (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

5.8
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Stars: Martin Short, Jan Hooks, Noley Thornton, Zack Duhame

Votes: 20

17. You Wrote It, You Watch It (1992– )

Comedy

7.4
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A very short-lived sketch comedy show which aired on MTV and was hosted by Jon Stewart.

Stars: Joe Finfera, Jon Stewart, Micki Barnett, Mike Grief

Votes: 32

18. Exhibit A: Denis Leary vs. Bill Hicks (2007)

Not Rated | 21 min | Short, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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EXHIBIT A: Leary Vs. Hicks is an experimental documentary meditation on the dangers of artistic theft in the world of stand-up comedy, and an expose on the little-known yet long-standing ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Gately | Stars: Bill Hicks, Denis Leary

Votes: 70

19. Some Prefer Cake (1998)

94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
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In San Francisco, Kira has a day job at a warehouse, writes jokes for her sister (who does stand-up back East), wants to perform her own material, hangs out with best friend Sydney (who ... See full summary »

Director: Heidi Arnesen | Stars: Kathleen Fontaine, Tara Howley, Desi del Valle, Leon Acord

Votes: 86

20. Punched Up (2006– )

30 min | Comedy

2.1
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Punched Up is a 13-episode mockumentary series for the Comedy Network. Satirizing makeover programs and reality TV, the series features a crack team of comedy writers who take the average ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Baram, Pat Thornton, Lauren Ash, Scott Montgomery

Votes: 236

21. Inside TV Land: The Dick Van Dyke Show (2000 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary

8.2
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Stars: Frank Adamo, Morey Amsterdam, James L. Brooks, Sam Denoff

Votes: 25

22. The Boys (1974 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

6.1
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Harry Rufkin and Eddie Ryan, a television comedy writing team, live radically different lives away from the office. Harry is a swinging bachelor who chases women all of his free time, while... See full summary »

Director: Bill Persky | Stars: Tim Conway, Herb Edelman, Gwynne Gilford, Phyllis Davis

Votes: 7

23. Peter Prins. Standup Comedian of Comedy 2.0 (2016 Video)

9 min | Short, Comedy

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Peter Prins shares funny jokes and laughs about success and revenge, edible dreams and crowdfunding, rock stars, technology jobs and ninjas, ugly people, artificial intelligence and the streaming economy.

Director: Peter Prins | Star: Peter Prins

24. The Dick Van Dyke Show Remembered (1994 TV Special)

Documentary

7.5
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Director: Michael Mahler | Stars: Charles Kuralt, Morey Amsterdam, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Sheldon Leonard

Votes: 11

25. Stark: An Interview with Ben Elton (2007 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Ben Elton, Colin Friels, Deborra-Lee Furness, Bill Hunter

26. Louise and Myra (2013– )

Comedy

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Louise and Myra is a comedic mockumentary web series that follows two delusional British ladies to Hollywood as they pursue their dreams of stardom. Though reality checks are abundant, they... See full summary »

Stars: Meagan English, Andrea Chesley, J.J. Dunlap, Jeff Lorch

27. The Girl Writer (2005)

4 min | Short, Comedy

4.5
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Comedy writer Marion is having a bad case of writer's block. When she falls asleep at her desk she realizes writing is easy if she can just think like a guy. But was it a dream?

Director: Julie Dove | Stars: Seth Beeler, Fred Cross, Lola Davidson, Julie Dove

Votes: 10

28. Truthhorse (2004–2005)

22 min | Comedy

5.5
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Six guys set to make a TV show entirely on their own.

Stars: Brad Cowan, Matthew Kassirer, Arthur Maughan, Ryan McCammon

Votes: 126

29. Chico's Cherubs (2011– )

TV-G | Comedy

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Stars: Alysha Westlake, Angela Rauscher, Jill Butterfield

30. Behind the Britcoms: From Script to Screen (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Moira Brooker and Philip Bretherton (Judith and Alastair from As Time Goes By (1992)) host this behind-the-scenes look at the work of the writers behind many of our favorite "Britcoms" (... See full summary »

Director: Duane Huey | Stars: Philip Bretherton, Moira Brooker

31. The Joey Bishop Show (1961–1965)
Episode: Joey Leaves Ellie (1963)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A gorgeous woman who is a Judo expert appears on Joey's show to demonstrate how women can defend themselves from men that attempt to overpower them, and ends up kissing Joey on the air. ... See full summary »

Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Joey Bishop, Abby Dalton, Corbett Monica, Joe Besser

Votes: 8

32. Love, American Style (1969–1974)
Episode: Love and the Mountain Cabin/Love and the Divorce Sale/Love and the Comedy Team (1969)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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"The Mountain Cabin" is where penny-pinching newlyweds Arnold and Eileen Pfister spend their wedding night, but not without interruptions. Photographer Biff Harrison's model Tippi is over ... See full summary »

Directors: Alan Rafkin, Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Jack Carter, Andy Devine, Ruta Lee, Peter Marshall

Votes: 24

33. Bones (2005–2017)
Episode: The But in the Joke (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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An artist gluing his artwork on a billboard slips and falls with his glue on top of a corpse. The team has to separate the artist from the bones. Angela realizes the artist is a famous ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Toynton | Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor

Votes: 544

34. The Collector (2004–2006)
Episode: The Comic (2005)

44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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The Devil prepares to get the last laugh on the world's funniest comic.

Director: Holly Dale | Stars: Chris Kramer, Sonya Salomaa, Ellen Dubin, Benjamin Ratner

Votes: 11

35. The Denial Show (2010– )
Episode: The Debut (2010)

1 min | Comedy

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Stars: Susan Alexander, Gisele Noel

36. Monsters (1988–1990)
Episode: Their Divided Self (1989)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

3.6
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One stormy evening, Dr. Blackman tries to counsel two successful professional comedians, who also happen to be conjoined twins that won't stop bickering and trying to kill each other.

Director: Frank De Palma | Stars: David L. Lander, Keith MacKechnie, Karen Haber, Eyde Byrde

Votes: 101

37. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: Whatever Happened to Hannah? (1990)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama

7.2
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Rollins represents a comedian suing his ex-wife for heckling him on stage. Meanwhile, Abby emphasizes with Diane Campbell, a divorcée suing her ex-husband for years of spouse abuse and who ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Moore | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Susan Dey, Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry

Votes: 17



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