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Big Red ' L '
6th Jun 2001, 01:16
Going opposite to the swashplate thread.... What's the funniest sitcom you have seen.....
Mine has to be 'The Young Ones ', any of the old 'Comic Strip Presents.....' more recently, 'The Peter Principle...'

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OLD_EGG_BOUND
6th Jun 2001, 02:28
Married with Children.
Sometimes too close to the truth, and American, but it does have a redhead with big tits. hurrah.

cockpit radiated
6th Jun 2001, 05:28
not to mention christina applegate OEB!
cr.

OLD_EGG_BOUND
6th Jun 2001, 06:00
Prefer redheads, blondes have limited conversational abilities.

Slasher
6th Jun 2001, 07:09
Frasier
Ren and Stimpy
Married with Children
Friends
Home Improvement
Cow and Chicken
The Simpsons
Dinosaurs

Aerosmith
6th Jun 2001, 11:44
All time best: Blackadder

VTOL
6th Jun 2001, 11:51
I have to agree with Aerosmith - Blackadder is the all time funniest sitcom.

VTOL - back in time for tea and medals

[edotid fur spullink]

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swashplate
6th Jun 2001, 11:52
Blackadder 2nd & 4th series

Father Ted

Young ones (most of 'em)

Man-on-the-fence
6th Jun 2001, 12:38
Blackadder the first series (all the others were ruined by Ben Elton)
Home Improvement
Spin City - so much like real life its untrue
Seinfeld
Drew Carey

ickle black box
6th Jun 2001, 12:46
How come no-one's yet mentioned the classic ... Red Dwarf

I know it got a bit thin towards the end, but how many series of comic genius were given to us!! My favourite always!

pjdj777
6th Jun 2001, 12:50
Guys guys, you're missing the great one true classic:

Porridge

other faves:

Frazier
Spin City
Only Fools and Horses
Fawlty Towers
Yes Minister/Yes Prime Minister (Now THATS'S true to life)

swashplate
6th Jun 2001, 14:48
Of course, how could I have forgotten Sir Humphrey....

I think he's a peer now.... http://www.pprune.org/ubb/NonCGI/eek.gif

Also remebered US late '70s/early 80's sitcoms 'Soap' and 'Benson'

Black Butler with attitude!!!!

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GoGirl
6th Jun 2001, 17:05
Probably 2 of the funniest that I've seen recently are Everyone Loves Raymond and Just Shoot Me

As for one from the past, well, being an Oz chick, I can't really leave without a mention to Kingswood Country with Ted Bullpit :)

Cheers
GG

golden_hands
6th Jun 2001, 18:49
And don't forget Cheers (with Frazier)

PilotsPal
7th Jun 2001, 07:33
I always loved Absolutely Fabulous - Patsy Stone's influence is there for all to see!

Dave Incognito
7th Jun 2001, 08:48
Have to agree with The Young Ones nomination.

Still have the image of Vivian leaning out the window with a schooner glass, turning back inside with the glass full of urine and saying:

"It's pissing down."

So silly, yet so good.

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SchmiteGoBust
7th Jun 2001, 10:42
What about that brilliant all time classic "George and Mildred".Errrrrrrrrrrrrr ooooops....

Slasher
7th Jun 2001, 11:49
Yeh Ill go with The Young Ones too. I also forgot to mention another fav of mine was Steptoe and Son.
"You dutty dutty old decrepit man! How could you dudd?"
"Aww Arruld! Before you were born me and your dear mother God rest her soul were very poor and needed the money."
"By starring in a bloodey pornographic movie??"
"Well back then it was considered an art."
"And mum knew??!!!!"
"Course she did. Shes the one that got me the audition!"

PS Hey GG the Kingswood? Your not getting the bloodey Kingswood! Ive just spit-polished the tow-bar! :)

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EGAC
7th Jun 2001, 23:45
THE LARRY SANDERS SHOW

More satire than sitcom but full of superb writing and excellent acting. Not one bad show in six seasons and many classics.

LatviaCalling
8th Jun 2001, 00:39
Yes Minister/Prime Minister. Their script writing was superb -- second to none.

jaraynor
8th Jun 2001, 00:52
;)
not in any order
Kingswood country
Young Ones
Black Adder
Open all Hours
Dad's Army
Red Dwarf (just taken a liking to it)
yes Minister/ Prime Minister
Good Life

and

Keeping Up Apperances

oh BTW wife likes CHEF

SchmiteGoBust
8th Jun 2001, 11:21
Terry and June anybody????

pied piper
8th Jun 2001, 12:42
If you liked the young ones, you'll love "Spaced"

Dozy Bell
10th Jun 2001, 00:01
Schmite, we must have the same sense of humour, I love the two sitcoms you mentioned. Do you know if they have brought out the series on video. Two more top sitcoms are Sorry, staring Ronnie Corbet, and Robins Nest. I have these on video if you want to borrow them just email me at "[email protected]" http://www.pprune.org/ubb/NonCGI/tongue.gif