The Top 20 TV Comedy Ensembles of All Time, Ranked
Could number one be anything else?! Of course not! Friends is the quintessential ensemble comedy — the entire premise is about these six friends being close. Rounds and rounds of casting calls and read-throughs led to the perfect six people to portray friends living life together in NYC. You couldn’t have the show with even one of the core friends missing. They were all so integral to the functionality of the show! That’s when you know you have an incredible ensemble — when there are no weak links. Networks have spent years trying to recreate the magic of Friends, and that has everything to do with it being the greatest comedy ensemble of all time!