Live Poll: Best Britcoms

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British comedy has been amongst the finest in the world and this list aims to pay homage to some of the very best.

Which of the following British Sitcoms do you think is the best?
List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls040363248/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/EylBOqXyUq4/
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Migjen Toska

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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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21. Red Dwarf (1988– )
The quirkiest characters ever dreamed up by writers. What's not to like.
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Fawlty Towers (1975–1979)
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good list...great poll...

'are you being served' is truly classic...there's also the spin-off 'grace and favour' (are you being served again)...

there's also the best of the best...'the vicar of dibley'...(a must for the list)...plus...'as time goes by'...'french and saunders'...'men behaving badly'...'absolutely fabulous'...'my family'...'clatterford'...'good neighbors'...'keeping up appearances'...'last of the summer wine'...etc...

as you can tell...i love british tv...they are far and away better than anything on american television...if you had the room i'd say all of the above belong on the list...(keep 'fawlty' and 'monty python')....cheers...
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Migjen Toska

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Added some of them, and left some space if someone else has any suggestions.
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Migjen Toska

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Thanks a lot.
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It's really hard to choose. There are so many great shows on this list.

My tentative vote: Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969–1974)

However, I've noticed that it's cold outside and may need to reconsider.
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if you are going by the specifice definition of a sitcom, then french and saunders wouldnt apply...neither would monty python or benny hill for that matter...
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Migjen Toska

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I haven't seen any of them, it would be better if any of you tell me if I should remove these from the list.
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if you only want situation comedies, then remove monty python, benny hill and french and saunders...add man about the house...
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I agree.
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Migjen Toska

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Thank you. All done.
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Stephen N Russell

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AbFab & Keeping Up Apperances
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Stephen N Russell

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Benny Hill,best sitcom ever
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rocky-o

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another great one...'man about the house' (the show that became 'three's company' in america)...
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Live Pollhttps://www.imdb.com/poll/EylBOqXyUq4/?ref_=po_ho Applause, applause!
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You left out TO THE MANOR BORN.
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Best Britcoms
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While I found several of them great, I still think Allo Allo is the funniest. Nearly ever character (regular German army, Gestapo, French Resistance, Communist Resistance) is a member of one or more conspiracies . Their constant scheming, plots, and counterplots ensures that most of their plans backfire, and everyone is frustrated and under constant threat of being discovered and either executed, imprisoned, or exiled.  While many of the characters are also trying to keep secret their sexual vices and casual corruption.