Lists that are destined to offend — they’re unavoidable. Nothing is to say any of the following shows haven’t served as iconic pieces of television during their runs, but looking back, or presently watching, it’s not as if they deserve a mention in a conversation of Cheers. The objective subjectivity of such a list is unavoidable, so here are 10 of the most overrated sitcoms of all time.
10. Family Guy
Will you catch a few laughs watching Family Guy? Sure, if ironic and inappropriate humor have not already worn thin on your impressionable mind. Family Guy has been parodied by Family Guy, and it has joined forces with the long-running Simpson family to suggest Family Guy is, in fact, a crude rip-off of The Simpsons. Ultimately, Family Guy is completely overrated, due to its reliance on being “unpredictable,” which has become completely predictable. At a certain point taking jokes too far for the sake of taking them too far is no longer funny. It’s simply expected. Yes, Seth MacFarlane is a witty guy, and viewers are guaranteed some wonderful moments within the show — The Star Wars episode — but the forced, politically incorrect humor has run its course. If they want to do something unique, they should have all the characters play an episode straight.
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