Modern Family (2009-Running)

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Yet another mockumentary on the list, Modern Family is undoubtedly one of the most interesting of the lot. The series features the life of Jay Pritchett and his big family that lives in the suburbs of Los Angeles. The family include Jay himself, who lives with his second wife, his stepson and an infant son, in addition to his two adult children and their respective spouse and children. The title of the series goes well with its theme as it displays the value of a family within a modern world that encourages happiness and love over society and religion.

Arrested Development (2003-2006 and 2013-Running)

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Arrested Development is yet another family sitcom that features the life of fictitious wealthy but dysfunctional Bluth family. The series is an all time hit among the audience as well as critics and has won as many as six Prime time Emmy Awards and one Golden Globe Award; in addition to the cult following and several different fan-based websites. The series ran for three consecutive seasons on Fox channel since 2003 to 2006 and eventually stopped until Netflix released the fourth season in 2013. The fifth season is expected to be released in 2016 on Netflix.

I Love Lucy (1951-1957)

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Premiered way back in 1951, I Love Lucy is a classic black-and-white comedy series that was one of the most loved series during the four of its six seasons in the United States. The series features the life of its titular character Lucy and her singer husband Ricky along with their best friends and landlords Fred and Ethel. The show also remained on top of the Nielsen ratings when it ended and hence becoming the first series to do it. The same feat was achieved only two times later in industry by shows: The Andy Griffith Show in 1968 and Seinfeld in 1998.

The Office (2005-2013)

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The Office is an American Comedy TV Series that entertained the audience for 9 long seasons. Being adapted from the BBC series of the same title, The Office tried to portray the regular lives of office employees with some fun and comic elements. The series became crowd favorite and won accolades from everywhere including four Primetime Emmy Awards. The show was a mockumentary and was filmed in a single-camera setup without a studio audience or laugh track.

Bonus

IT Crowd (2006-2013)

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Besides all the American sitcoms, we also have a British sitcom series titled IT Crowd as well on the list. The series is set in the London offices of a fictional firm called Reynholm Industries and features the life of three co-workers from the IT department of the office. The show is an all in all office based politics displayed in the form of fun and humor.

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