Best Sitcoms for Tweens and Teens

Many TV fans love sitcoms because they're funny and relatable, but sometimes they're not appropriate for tweens and teens. For all of the fun without the over-the-top adult humor, we've come up with a list of TV comedies that show how you can have positive messages and big laughs. Our favorite sitcoms for tweens and teens explore everything from managing a new sibling to mature topics such as teen pregnancy. Here you'll find a mix of silly Disney Channel offerings (for the younger kids), edgier family comedies (for the older ones), and even some classic shows that parents will remember.

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The Haunted Hathaways TV Poster Image
Charming family sitcom with great messages for all ages.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2013)
(2013)
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I Love Lucy TV Poster Image
Classic clowning from comic genius; for all ages.
Network: Syndicated, TV Land
(2005)
(1951)
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Just Roll with It TV Poster Image
Family-friendly themes, laughs sell sitcom/improv series.
Network: Disney Channel
(2019)
(2019)
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Good Luck Charlie TV Poster Image
Well-rounded Disney sitcom offers wholesome fun to families.
Network: Disney Channel
(2010)
(2010)
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Lab Rats TV Poster Image
Great messages and lots of fun in family-friendly comedy.
Network: Disney XD
(2012)
(2012)
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Level Up TV Poster Image
Fantasy series dials back violence, ups the laughs for kids.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2012)
(2012)
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Wizards of Waverly Place TV Poster Image
Magic, mischief, and lessons for young tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2007)
(2007)
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Kenan & Kel TV Poster Image
Mischievous adventures of two teens is all about the laughs.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2011)
(1996)
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Victorious TV Poster Image
Upbeat iCarly-like tween comedy promotes confidence.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2010)
(2010)
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We Bare Bears TV Poster Image
Hilarious bear bros. try to fit into tech-heavy human world.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2015)
(2015)
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Legendary Dudas TV Poster Image
Brothers battle and bond on charming sitcom for tweens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2016)
(2016)
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The Baby-Sitters Club (2020) TV Poster Image
Tween-friendly books-based reboot celebrates friendship.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Mr. Mom TV Poster Image
Movie-inspired sitcom has strong marriage, family roles.
Network: Online
(2019)
(2019)
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Black-ish TV Poster Image
Race is tackled gently in fresh family friendly sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2014)
(2014)
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Family Ties TV Poster Image
Classic 1980s sitcom's messages still ring true today.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(2007)
(1982)
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Andi Mack TV Poster Image
Heartwarming, diverse coming-of-age story best for tweens.
Network: Disney Channel
(2017)
(2017)
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Everybody Hates Chris TV Poster Image
Everyone will love this funny take on real issues.
Network: CW, Nickelodeon
(2005)
(2005)
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Fresh Off the Boat TV Poster Image
Fierce memoir about Asian family makes fresh, sweet sitcom.
Network: ABC
(2015)
(2015)
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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air TV Poster Image
Good-natured sitcom that the family can enjoy together.
Network: Nickelodeon, Syndicated, TeenNick
(2005)
(1990)
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The Good Place TV Poster Image
Incredibly original afterlife sitcom has charm, diversity.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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The Middle TV Poster Image
Funny look at average family is OK for older tweens and up.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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One Day at a Time TV Poster Image
Worthy update of classic sitcom has heart.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2017)
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See Dad Run TV Poster Image
Sitcom's take on gender roles is fun for tweens, teens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
(2012)
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The Simpsons TV Poster Image
Clever, fast-paced cartoon with edgy humor.
Network: Fox
(2004)
(1989)
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The Wonder Years TV Poster Image
Nostalgic coming-of-age sitcom still charms.
Network: Syndicated, Discovery Family Channel
(2006)
(1988)
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The Golden Girls TV Poster Image
Funny senior housemates crack wise; teens and up.
Network: Lifetime Television
(2005)
(1985)
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Modern Family TV Poster Image
Brilliant, poignant comedy series has mature content.
Network: ABC
(2009)
(2009)
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Parks and Recreation TV Poster Image
Local government spoof for mature viewers is goofy at heart.
Network: NBC
(2009)
(2009)
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine TV Poster Image
Lighthearted cop comedy serves up laughs and diversity.
Network: Fox
(2013)
(2013)
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The Goldbergs TV Poster Image
Loud look at '80s family life has positive takeaways.
Network: ABC
(2013)
(2013)
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Community TV Poster Image
College comedy's wit trumps some stereotyping.
Network: NBC
(2009)
(2009)
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The Office TV Poster Image
Workplace spoof is hilarious but filled with mature humor.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2006)
(2005)
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Perfect Harmony TV Poster Image
Fun, edgy comedy about grief, the healing power of music.
Network: NBC
(2019)
(2019)
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Seinfeld TV Poster Image
Yadda, yadda, yadda -- a classic for teens and up.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2005)
(1989)
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Schitt's Creek TV Poster Image
Great cast, positive messages in fish-out-of-water comedy.
Network: Pop TV
(2015)
(2015)
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Arrested Development TV Poster Image
Brilliant, innovative comedy for mature viewers.
Network: Fox, Netflix, Syndicated
(2005)
(2003)
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