There were plenty of sitcoms from the 60's and 70's I thought were amusing watching on Nick at Night as a child. Looking back though... Sitcoms from that era were all like a loaf of white bread. Some with lots of potential, but still just a loaf of white bread.
I Love Lucy, The Honeymooners, The Dick van Dyke Show and Our Miss Brooks are my favorites. I’m not much of a TV person, so there are only around 10 shows I’m really into.
I don't think I'd recommend Hero or Hate Crime for a first time viewer. It's a fantastic episode, but the payoff of
You know what? Fair point. You're absolutely right. I was just mostly using Hero or Hate Crime and Mac & Dennis Move to the Suburbs as some of the best two ends of dialogue-driven comedy and situation-driven comedy that the series can do.
No disagreements, I just find Seinfeld ok as a sitcom. I can't stand Seinfeld, Jason Alexander and Michael Richards were amusing but I found it to be a middling sitcom. Curb takes everything that was funny about Seinfeld and delivers it in a way more consistent fashion.