"The Big Bang Theory" (and CBS Monday-night mate "How I Met Your Mother") are carrying the torch for traditional, live-audience sitcoms on this list. If only all shows like it were this funny. Yes, the one-liners are plentiful, but they also feel true to the characters saying them. And the writers and actors -- including shoo-in nominee Jim Parsons -- know their characters so well by now that the show runs like a well-oiled -- and highly amusing -- machine.
-- Rick Porter, Zap2it
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