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Old 09-24-2001, 02:25 PM   #1
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Question The longest running sitcoms?

Which sitcoms ran the longest? Which ones had the most episodes? Which ones ran for the longest number of years (not including reruns)?
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Old 09-26-2001, 08:23 AM   #2
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Ozzie and Harriet over 300 eps.
All in the Family (1970-1983) 303 episodes
Jeffersons (1975-1985) 253 episodes
Simpsons (1989-current) 280 something shows so far
Alice (1975-1984)202 episodes
I Love Lucy/ We Love Lucy (1951-1960)181 episodes made counting pilot and Christmas episode. and 13 hour long episodes cut in two parts to 26 in some syndication networks.
Facts of Life (1979-1988) over the 200 mark
and there is so many more that my mind in congested
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Old 09-28-2001, 04:50 PM   #3
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I don't know what show ran the longest, but I know that "The Jeffersons" was the longest spin-off show.
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Old 10-09-2001, 10:11 PM   #4
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Believe it or not, saved by the bell is one of the longest running shows ever, counting, good morning miss bliss, the college years and the new class... with all that saved by the bell, was on from 1983-2000! 1983-1984- Good morning, Miss Bliss. 1985-1993- Saved by the bell. 1993-1994, The College Years. 19940495-2000- The New Class.

also i am positive that married with children is also one of the longest running sitcoms ever, if not the longest running..

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I don't know what show ran the longest, but I know that "The Jeffersons" was the longest spin-off show.

not true, facts of life beats the jeffersons! the facts of life is NBC's longest running show, EVER with nine seasons. and the jefferson on CBS only lasted eight years!

also, Melrose place on fox was on for nine years. there are a lot of shows that beat the jeffersons.


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not true, facts of life beats the jeffersons! the facts of life is NBC's longest running show, EVER with nine seasons. and the jefferson on CBS only lasted eight years!

also, Melrose place on fox was on for nine years. there are a lot of shows that beat the jeffersons.
Actually, The Jeffersons is the LONGEST spin-off because it lasted eleven seasons from January 1975 to 1985. And if my math serves me correctly eleven is more than nine.
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Old 10-10-2001, 09:31 PM   #7
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"Facts of Life" isn't NBC's longest show ever ("Bonanza" ran almost 14 years, and "Law and Order" is currently in season 12), or longest running sitcom ("Cheers" ran 11 years, 1982-93). I do believe that during its last year or two, it was NBC's longest-running current show at that time.

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saved by the bell was on from 1983-2000!

That is not true. Saved By The Bell didn't premiere untill 1988.
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Happy Days? Lasted 11 seasons
Married...with Children? Lasted 10 seasons
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Married with children had 262 episodes, Cheers had 275, The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet 435, Happy days 255.
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Let's not forget M*A*S*H with 11 seasons and somewhere around 265 episodes.
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Old 09-06-2002, 05:48 PM   #12
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Tis ... tis, don't you people know anything about sitcoms? Here is the COMPLETE list of sitcoms that ran over 100 episodes, animated comedys don't count on the list, if you want, I also have the COMPLETE list of dramas.

1. Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (435)
2. My Three Sons (392)
3. Jack Benny Program (343)
4. Danny Thomas Show (336)
5. Cheers (275)
6. Donna Reed Show (275)
7. The Beverly Hillbillies (274)
8. Married ... With Children (262)
9. M*A*S*H (255)
10. Happy Days (255)
11. The Jeffersons (253)
12. Bewitched (252)
13. The Love Boat (249)
14. The Andy Griffith Show (249)
15. Murphy Brown (247)
16. Leave it to Beaver (234)
17. The Real McCoys (224)
18. Roseanne (222)
19. Frasier (216+)
20. Family Matters (215)
21. All in the Family (210)
22. The Facts of Life (209)
23. Home Improvement (204)
24. Father Knows Best (203)
25. Alice (202)
26. The Cosby Show (201)
27. Coach (200)
28. Who's The Boss? (196)
29. Friends (194+)
30. Night Court (193)
31. Full House (192)
32. Diff'rent Strokes (189)
33. Newhart (184)
34. The Drew Carey Show (181+)
35. The Golden Girls (181)
36. Family Ties (180)
37. Seinfeld (180)
38. I Love Lucy (179)
39. Three's Company (172)
40. Wings (172)
41. Barney Miller (170)
42. Empty Nest (170)
43. Green Acres (170)
44. The Mary Tyler Moore Show (168)
45. Hogan's Heroes (168)
46. Growing Pains (166)
47. Mad About You (164)
48. Designing Women (163)
49. Step By Step (160)
50. Benson (158)
51. Boy Meets World (158)
52. The Dick Van Dyke Show (158)
53. The Lucy Show (156)
54. Hazel (154)
55. Perfect Strangers (150)
56. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (148)
57. Dennis the Menace (146)
58. The Nanny (146)
59. Spin City (145)
60. Here's Lucy! (144)
61. A Different World (144)
62. Mr. Ed (143)
63. Everybody Loves Raymond (142+)
64. The Bob Newhart Show (142)
65. Sabrina, The Teenage Witch (141+)
66. Maude (141)
67. I Dream of Jeannie (139)
68. 3rd Rock From The Sun (138)
69. Get Smart (138)
70. McHale's Navy (138)
71. Sanford and Son (135)
72. Good Times (133)
73. Martin (132)
74. Moesha (127)
75. Charles in Charge (126)
76. Just Shoot Me (124+)
77. Dream On (120)
78. Sister, Sister (120)
79. Dharma & Greg (119)
80. It's A Living (119)
81. Living Single (118)
82. The Brady Bunch (117)
83. Mr. Belvedere (117)
84. The Wonder Years (115)
85. Blossom (114)
86. Head of the Class (114)
87. Silver Spoons (114)
88. Taxi (114)
89. Grace Under Fire (112)
90. The Odd Couple (111)
91. Ellen (109)
92. Love, American Style (108)
93. My Favorite Martian (107)
94. ALF (106)
95. That 70s Show (104+)
96. The Wayans Bros. (103)
97. Hang Time (102)
98. Hangin' With Mr. Cooper (101)
99. The Honeymooners (101)
100. The King of Queens (100+)
101. Evening Shade (100)
102. The Jamie Foxx Show (100)
103. Unhappily Ever After (100)
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Great info, although someone should correct the number for the Odd Couple to 114 episodes.
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Hmm... TVTome and Epguides.com says 111, thanks by the way , I will change it on my big list, not on this one.
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Ozzie and Harriet ran for 14 seasons which is the longest running comedy ever which is now tied with the simpsons
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