Special Report

50 Best Live Action Sitcoms of All Time

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15. Scrubs
> Series run: 2001-2010
> IMDb user rating: 8.3/10
> No. of IMDb votes: 244,701
> Cast: Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke, John C. McGinley

As they navigate the world of modern medicine at a teaching hospital, Dr. J.D. Dorian (Zach Braff) and his fellow rookies occasionally lapse into romance and daydreams. Unconventional in more ways than one, the show punctuates slapstick comedy and breakneck pacing with moments of genuine drama.

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14. How I Met Your Mother
> Series run: 2005-2014
> IMDb user rating: 8.3/10
> No. of IMDb votes: 634,539
> Cast: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

It takes nine seasons and 208 episodes for a father to tell his kids exactly how he met their mother. Thankfully, this never-ending love story comes chock full of irresistible characters and hilarious situations.

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13. Entourage
> Series run: 2004-2011
> IMDb user rating: 8.4/10
> No. of IMDb votes: 162,771
> Cast: Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara

Rising movie star Vince Chase (Adrian Grenier) is living the Hollywood dream and taking his closest friends along for the ride. Co-star Jeremy Piven won three Emmys for his performance as Ari Gold, whose character was reportedly inspired by real-life super-agent Ari Emmanuel.

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12. M*A*S*H
> Series run: 1972-1983
> IMDb user rating: 8.4/10
> No. of IMDb votes: 53,020
> Cast: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Laughter is almost literally the best medicine in this seminal sitcom, which takes place in an Army hospital during the Korean War. Its legendary finale was reportedly watched by 106 million viewers, setting a record at the time.

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11. The IT Crowd
> Series run: 2006-2013
> IMDb user rating: 8.5/10
> No. of IMDb votes: 141,274
> Cast: Chris O’Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Matt Berry

In the basement of a corporate office building, a motley crew of IT workers give the job their very least. Hollywood has tried and failed to adapt this British cult series on three separate occasions.

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