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The Longest Running Sitcoms For Your Next Netflix Binge

Finding a great new series to watch is always satisfying. Finding out that it only lasts one or two seasons can be a huge blow. It's normal to want to check out the new show all your friends are talking about, but once it's over, you'll probably want something nice and long to replace it with. Comedy lovers should check out the following longest-running sitcoms; we're talking at least ten seasons. ‘Cuddle up on the couch' weather is coming soon, after all!

The Longest Running Sitcoms For Your Next Netflix Binge
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: (L-R) Actors Glenn Howerton, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day, Danny DeVito and Rob McEllhenney act during a dance scene on the set of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" on May 23, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Friends.

If you haven't watched at least one episode of Friends, you must have been living under a rock. Spanning ten seasons, Friends kind of set the precedent for modern sitcoms. It's about six friends living in New York and just hanging out. It is full of silly situations and quotable catchphrases. Bonus: unbeatable 90s fashion from a young Jennifer Aniston.

The Longest Running Sitcoms For Your Next Netflix Binge
385848 01: Cast members of NBC's comedy series "Friends." Pictured: David Schwimmer as Ross Geller, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green, Courteney Cox as Monica Geller, Matthew Perry as Chandler Bing, Lisa Kudrow as Phoebe Buffay, Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani. (Photo by Warner Bros. Television)

Modern Family.

The Emmy award-winning family sitcom recently wrapped up its 11th and final season. It's about, well, a modern family - three sets of nuclear families that are related to each other. But Modern Family gives the classic family sitcom a new age twist by including gay and immigrant family members. Much more relatable!

The Longest Running Sitcoms For Your Next Netflix Binge
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15: (L-R) Actors Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sofia Vergara, creator/producer Steven Levitan, actors Sarah Hyland, Ty Burrell, Nolan Gould, Eric Stonestreet, Julie Bowen, Rico Rodriguez, Ed O'Neill and Ariel Winter, winners of the Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy award for "Modern Family" pose for a portrait backstage at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 15, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Bob's Burgers.

Want to take a break from live-action comedies? Check out Bob's Burgers, a quirky adult cartoon that has ten seasons so far. The series revolves around the Belcher family, who own a struggling burger restaurant in a seaside town. It features colorful animations, unexpected voice actors, witty puns, and the occasional musical number.

The Longest Running Sitcoms For Your Next Netflix Binge
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Archer.

Bob's Burgers fans will want to watch Archer (and vice versa). It's voiced by the same lead character; the only difference is that Sterling Archer is a lot more arrogant and inappropriate than Bob Belcher.

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Technically, Archer falls under the spy category, but you don't have to be into action to enjoy this series. The over the top characters and their relationships is what really makes the show.

Shameless.

It will make you laugh; it will make you cry. Shameless is the story of a dysfunctional working-class family made up of a single father and his six kids. The father is useless, so the kids have to learn to look after themselves. This series is a two in one, as there's a UK version (11 seasons) and an American version (10 seasons).

The Longest Running Sitcoms For Your Next Netflix Binge
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 09: (L - R) Steve Howey, Shanola Hampton, Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Christian Isaiah, Ethan Cutkowsky, Cameron Monaghan, Emma Kenney and William H. Macy attend the celebration of the 100th episode of Showtime's "Shameless" at DREAM Hollywood on June 9, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)

Will and Grace.

This series is kind of like Friends; only all the guys are gay. Will and Grace follow the lives of four friends living in New York. The series finished its 11th season this year and was considered quite progressive when it was first released back in 1998.

The Longest Running Sitcoms For Your Next Netflix Binge
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 09: (L-R) Actors Megan Mullally, Eric McCormack, Debra Messing and Sean Hayes arrive at NBC's "Will & Grace" FYC Event at the Harmony Gold Theatre on June 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Big Bang Theory.

As it turns out, nerds are actually pretty popular. The Big Bang Theory, a series about how four socially awkward male scientists' lives changed after a pretty blonde actress moved in across the hall, has twelve entire seasons for your binging pleasure.

The Longest Running Sitcoms For Your Next Netflix Binge
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - MAY 01: (L-R) Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch from the cast of "The Big Bang Theory" attend their handprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on May 01, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia.

If you like inappropriate humor and ridiculous storylines, this is the sitcom for you. Coming in at 15 seasons (and counting!), It's Always Sunny is officially the longest-running live action-comedy.

The Longest Running Sitcoms For Your Next Netflix Binge
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: (L-R) Actors Glenn Howerton, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day, Danny DeVito and Rob McEllhenney act during a dance scene on the set of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" on May 23, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

The series focuses on five friends who own an Irish pub in Philadelphia and who try to do everything they can to earn a buck. Except for making an effort to run their pub efficiently, that is.