American Sitcoms & Comedy Series

Comedy series in United States were started as early as in 1920s with the introduction of silent movies and later the success of radio stations. Such comedians as Laurel and Hardy, Marx Brothers, Harold Lloyd, Roscoe Arbuckle or Charlie Chaplin were stars of early motion picture industry filming sometimes even few short movies monthly playing the same set of characters. Radio comedy shows that started in 1920s were often based on the vaudeville and burlesque show that audience knew from the theaters. The classic American sitcoms started in 1930s when the plots linked the skits and sketches in whole stories.

The modern American sitcoms started in 1950s with the populatization of television with such titles as I Love Lucy or The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show. Since then most of the American comedy series are kept in similiar - rather family shows targeted for young people and middle-aged audience. Second important factor is influence of stand-up comedy tradition that wasn’t that popular anywhere else in the world.



143 sitcoms found

$#*! My Dad Says tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
$#*! My Dad Says
6.0
11110
Henry, a struggling writer, is forced to move in with his father, a ill-tempered retired army doctor, who is not pleased with that unexpected change in his bachelor life.
2 Broke Girls tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
2 Broke Girls
2.4
4110
Two young women waitressing at diner, street-smart Max and daughter of arrested millionaire Caroline, team up to open their own cupcake business if they raise enough money.
2 Stupid Dogs tv comedy series American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
2 Stupid Dogs
8.0
24110
Two stupid dogs... Well, what more can be said - they are dogs, they are stupid and there are two of them. The scripts don’t really make much sense than this description.
30 Rock tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
30 Rock
4.8
5110
A look behind the production of fictional TV comedy program called TGS with Tracy Jordan, where life of writer and producer Liz Lemon is constant struggle between following her bosses whims and dealing with strong character of her cast.
8 Simple Rules tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
8 Simple Rules
5.6
23110
Father struggles to deal with raising his teenage daughters when his wife takes up a job at hospital that requires spending more time away from family.
Accidentally on Purpose tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Accidentally on Purpose
5.6
17110
Billie gets pregnant with youger man that was suppose to be just one-night-stand, but now they try to build a relationship.
According to Jim tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
According to Jim
5.2
19110
Chicago suburban family with Jim as a irresponsible father that keeps getting in trouble, Cheryl as a down-to-earth wife and their kids.
Ace Ventura movie comedy series American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Ace Ventura
8.0
22110
One extraordinary detective and two completely different adventures based on an idea for Ace Ventura being probably the best (not to mention the only) professional pet detective in the world.
Airplane! movie comedy series American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Airplane!
10
25110
Parodies of popular catastrophic movies of the 1970s - washed-out former airforce pilot tries to save his relationship with stewardess Elaine and climbs aboard the passenger plane. Later it will turn out that his pilot skills will be invaluable.
ALF tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
ALF
8.0
19110
Alien spaceship crashes on the garage of typical suburban family, the Tanners. The creature inside is far from what you have seen on the scifi movies - he doesn’t want to take over the world, he doesn’t have superpowers, he doesn’t have superior brain...
American Dad! tv comedy series American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
American Dad!
3.6
25110
Stan Smith is a CIA agent, but this does not mean he can’t be a good father and loving husband. It only means that he has an alien as lodger and from time to time he has to leave early to blow something up.
Andy Richter Controls the Universe tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Andy Richter Controls the Universe
6.4
14110
Andy Richter is an average guy doing a quite normal job - he writes manuals for company manufacturing advanced weapons. His dull existance is interrupted only in moments, when he lets his imagination to takeover.
Anger Management tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Anger Management
3.2
5110
Former baseball player is running anger management counseling, but he also has the same problem as his patients.
Archer tv comedy series American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Archer
6.8
25110
Sterling Archer is a super spy. At least in his mind, in reality he is immature womanizer with drinking problem. But what can you expect - his mother is his boss and his codename is Duchess.
Are You There, Chelsea? tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Are You There, Chelsea?
2.0
19110
Chelsea Newman is a twenty-something waitress in a bar, which suits her fine since her main hobbies are alcohol and sleeping around.
Ask Harriet tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Ask Harriet
5.2
20110
Sexist sports journalist Jack Cody has problems finding a job and he is more and more desperate since he has a daughter to think of. He finds a way to keep working, but it would mean to disguise himself as a woman and write the realtionships advice column.
Austin Powers movie comedy series American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Austin Powers
4.8
3110
Austin Powers is a unique kind of secret agent - with license to be sexually overactive and to make some lame jokes. His arch enemy is Dr Evil, who keeps plotting to take over the world... or to just get rid of Powers.
Avenue 5 tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Avenue 5
4.4
15110
Ryan Clark, hero of Avenue 3, faces unexpected disaster aboard Avenue 5, a different luxury passenger spaceship.
Barney Miller tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Barney Miller
7.6
24110
The detectives from 12th Precinct every day deal with unusual cases and unusual characters. They need all the good humour they can get just to keep them going through their shifts.
Becker tv sitcom American Sitcoms & Comedy Series
Becker
9.6
19110
John Becker is brilliant doctor, who runs a small practice in Bronx and has just one flaw - he hates people. Not all of them, just those stupid, ignorant, those wasting his time, those taking his parking space, those who do not agree with him... Well, the list is long.


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