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Poll: Greatest Cast of Characters in a Comedy TV Show

What TV Show would you give the most kudos to for the casting choices made in these American ensemble comedies?

After voting, please discuss here.

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    John C. McGinley, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn, Ken Jenkins, and Judy Reyes in Scrubs (2001)

    John C. McGinley, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn, Ken Jenkins, and Judy Reyes in Scrubs (2001)
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    Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Peri Gilpin, Jane Leeves, and Moose in Frasier (1993)

    Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Peri Gilpin, Jane Leeves, and Moose in Frasier (1993)

    Suggested by Dan Dassow

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    "Cosby Show, The" Keshia Knight Pulliam, Bill Cosby, Lisa Bonet, Tempestt Bledsoe, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

    Keshia Knight Pulliam, Bill Cosby, Lisa Bonet, Tempestt Bledsoe, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner in The Cosby Show (1984), suggested by Rubyfruit76
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    Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan, Jason Segel, Josh Radnor, and Cobie Smulders in How I Met Your Mother (2005)

    Neil Patrick Harris, Alyson Hannigan, Jason Segel, Josh Radnor, and Cobie Smulders in How I Met Your Mother (2005)
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    Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Knight, and Gavin MacLeod in The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970)

    Edward Asner, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Knight, and Gavin MacLeod in Mary Tyler Moore (1970)
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    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer in Friends (1994)

    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer in Friends (1994)
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    Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sarah Hyland, Ed O'Neill, Eric Stonestreet, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Rico Rodriguez, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, and Jeremy Maguire in Modern Family (2009)

    Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Sarah Hyland, Ed O'Neill, Eric Stonestreet, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Rico Rodriguez, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, and Jeremy Maguire in Modern Family (2009)
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    Will Smith, Tatyana Ali, Alfonso Ribeiro, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Joseph Marcell, and Karyn Parsons in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)

    Will Smith, Tatyana Ali, Alfonso Ribeiro, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Joseph Marcell, and Karyn Parsons in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
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    Harry Anderson, Karen Austin, Selma Diamond, Paula Kelly, John Larroquette, and Richard Moll in Night Court (1984)

    Harry Anderson, Karen Austin, Selma Diamond, Paula Kelly, John Larroquette, and Richard Moll in Night Court (1984)
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    "WKRP In Cincinnati" Bottom Row,Jan Smithers,Loni Anderson,Howard Hesseman, Second Row,Frank Bonner,Gary Sandy,Tim Reid, Top Row,Richard Sanders,Gordon Jump Gary Sandy,

    Bottom Row: Jan Smithers, Loni Anderson, Howard Hesseman. Middle Row: Frank Bonner, Gary Sandy. Back Row: Richard Sanders, Gordon Jump, Tim Reid.
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    Calista Flockhart, Peter MacNicol, Gil Bellows, Lisa Nicole Carson, Jane Krakowski, Lucy Liu, Vonda Shepard, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Portia de Rossi, and Greg Germann in Ally McBeal (1997)

    Calista Flockhart, Peter MacNicol, Gil Bellows, Lisa Nicole Carson, Jane Krakowski, Lucy Liu, Vonda Shepard, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Portia de Rossi, and Greg Germann in Ally McBeal

    Suggested by Abi

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    "M.A.S.H." A. Alda, W. Rogers, G. Burghoff, L. Swit, L. Linville, M. Stevenson 1975 CBS

    Early Seasons Cast

    A. Alda, W. Rogers, G. Burghoff, L. Swit, L. Linville, M. Stevenson in M*A*S*H

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    "M.A.S.H." Mike Farrell, Jamie Farr, Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Harry Morgan, David Ogden Stiers, William Christopher

    Late Seasons Cast

    Mike Farrell, Jamie Farr, Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Harry Morgan, David Ogden Stiers, William Christopher

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    "The Golden Girls" Estelle Getty, Rue McClanahan, Betty White, Bea Arthur

    Betty White, Rue McClanahan, Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty in The Golden Girls
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    Linda Cardellini, Busy Philipps, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine, Seth Rogen, Martin Starr, and Jason Segel in Freaks and Geeks (1999)

    Linda Cardellini, Busy Philipps, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine, Seth Rogen, Martin Starr, and Jason Segel in Freaks and Geeks (1999)
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    Creed Bratton, Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, Kate Flannery, Paul Lieberstein, Phyllis Smith, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, B.J. Novak, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Leslie David Baker, and Brian Baumgartner in The Office (2005)

    Creed Bratton, Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, Kate Flannery, Paul Lieberstein, Phyllis Smith, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, B.J. Novak, Mindy Kaling, Angela Kinsey, Leslie David Baker, and Brian Baumgartner in The Office (2005)
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    Parks and Recreation (2009)

    Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Aziz Ansari, Jim O'Heir, Retta, Rashida Jones, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe in Parks and Recreation
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    Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Jeff Conaway, Tony Danza, Andy Kaufman, and Judd Hirsch in Taxi (1978)

    Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Jeff Conaway, Tony Danza, Andy Kaufman, and Judd Hirsch in Taxi (1978)
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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, and Michael Richards in Seinfeld (1989)

    Michael Richards, Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jason Alexander in Seinfeld
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    Alec Baldwin, Jane Krakowski, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, and Jack McBrayer in 30 Rock (2006)

    Alec Baldwin, Jane Krakowski, Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, and Jack McBrayer in 30 Rock (2006)
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    Jason Bateman, Jeffrey Tambor, Will Arnett, Portia de Rossi, Michael Cera, David Cross, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, and Jessica Walter in Arrested Development (2003)

    Jason Bateman, Jeffrey Tambor, Will Arnett, Portia de Rossi, Michael Cera, David Cross, Tony Hale, Alia Shawkat, and Jessica Walter in Arrested Development (2003)
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    Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson, Ted Danson, Kelsey Grammer, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt, and Rhea Perlman in Cheers (1982)

    Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson, Ted Danson, Kelsey Grammer, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt, and Rhea Perlman in Cheers (1982)
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    William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Steve Howey, Tiffany Ann Johnson, Cameron Monaghan, Shanola Hampton, Jeremy Allen White, Ethan Cutkosky, Emma Kenney, and Christian Isaiah in Shameless (2011)

    William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Steve Howey, Tiffany Ann Johnson, Cameron Monaghan, Shanola Hampton, Jeremy Allen White, Ethan Cutkosky, Emma Kenney, and Christian Isaiah in Shameless (2011)
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    Amanda Bearse, Christina Applegate, David Faustino, Katey Sagal, and Ed O'Neill in Married... with Children (1987)

    Amanda Bearse, Christina Applegate, David Faustino, Katey Sagal, and Ed O'Neill in Married with Children (1987)
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    Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke, Morey Amsterdam, Richard Deacon, and Rose Marie in The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)

    Mary Tyler Moore, Dick Van Dyke, Morey Amsterdam, Richard Deacon, and Rose Marie in The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)

    Suggested by rocky-o

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    Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, William Frawley, and Vivian Vance in I Love Lucy (1951)

    Desi Arnaz, Lucille Ball, William Frawley, and Vivian Vance in I Love Lucy (1951)

    Suggested by NarniaIsAwesome

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    Shelley Fabares, Craig T. Nelson, Bill Fagerbakke, and Jerry Van Dyke in Coach (1989)

    Craig T. Nelson, Bill Fagerbakke, Shelley Fabares, Clare Carey and Jerry Van Dyke in Coach (1989)

    Suggested by NarniaIsAwesome

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    Wayne Knight, John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Simbi Kali, Larisa Oleynik, French Stewart, and Elmarie Wendel in 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)

    Wayne Knight, John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Simbi Kali, Larisa Oleynik, French Stewart, and Elmarie Wendel in 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)

    Suggested by NarniaIsAwesome

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    Mayim Bialik, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Jim Parsons, Melissa Rauch, and Kunal Nayyar in The Big Bang Theory (2007)

    Mayim Bialik, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Jim Parsons, Melissa Rauch, and Kunal Nayyar in The Big Bang Theory (2007)
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    Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield, Hannah Simone, Lamorne Morris, and Jake Johnson in New Girl (2011)

    Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield, Hannah Simone, Lamorne Morris, and Jake Johnson in New Girl (2011)
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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)

    Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Joe Lo Truglio, Andy Samberg, Chelsea Peretti, and Stephanie Beatriz in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
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    Kevin Dillon, Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, Kevin Connolly, and Jerry Ferrara in Entourage (2004)

    Kevin Dillon, Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, Kevin Connolly, and Jerry Ferrara in Entourage (2004)
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    Tanya Roberts, Kurtwood Smith, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Wilmer Valderrama, Topher Grace, Lisa Robin Kelly, Laura Prepon, Debra Jo Rupp, and Don Stark in That '70s Show (1998)

    Tanya Roberts, Kurtwood Smith, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Wilmer Valderrama, Topher Grace, Lisa Robin Kelly, Laura Prepon, Debra Jo Rupp, and Don Stark in That '70s Show (1998)
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    "All in the Family" S. Struthers, J. Stapleton, R. Reiner C. O'Connor March 1971 CBS

    Carroll O'Connor, Sally Struthers, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner in All in the Family (1971), suggested by Rubyfruit76
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    Roseanne Cast (1991)

    John Goodman, Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, Alicia Goranson, Laurie Metcalf in Roseanne (1988), suggested by Rubyfruit76

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