The Funniest TV Characters of All Time TV Characters
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The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

These are the funniest television characters ever created, as determined by the votes and selections of Ranker users. Lots of things make up truly iconic, timelessly funny characters... the actor, the writing, the supporting cast... but in the end, it's just the character that makes you laugh yourself weak.

What are the funniest characters on TV? These are the characters that still make you roll on the floor no matter if you are watching new episodes or reruns from 20 years ago. A lot of the funniest TV characters of all time, like Homer Simpson and Stewie Griffin, tend to be cartoons but there are lots of funny characters that are real-life people too. Vote for your funniest picks and add any characters you see missing. If you want to really impact this list's order, make your own ranking and add it!

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  1. 1
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    the people's #1 & most listed Nuclear Safety Inspector

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 2917
    - 1297
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  3. 3
    + 2756
    - 1447
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  4. 4
    + 2241
    - 1429

    Office Worker

    ) open
  5. 5
    + 1918
    - 1037
    ) open
  6. 6
    + 1641
    - 1016

    Student

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 1929
    - 1356
    ) open
  8. 8
    + 2013
    - 1144

    Thief

    ) open
  9. 9
    + 1670
    - 1391
    ) open
  10. 10
    + 1537
    - 1204

    Pilot, Airline Pilot

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 1828
    - 1179
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  12. 12
    + 1511
    - 1235
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  13. 13
    + 310
    - 257

    often listed & ranked high on reranks

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  14. 14
    + 1583
    - 1093
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  15. 15
    + 1238
    - 747

    Journalist, Singer, Writer

    ) open
  16. 16
    + 988
    - 716

    Frank Drebin

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 1151
    - 633

    ranked low on reranks

    ) open
  18. 18
    + 1455
    - 1149

    often listed & ranked high on reranks

    ) open
  19. 19
    + 1614
    - 983
    ) open
  20. 20
    + 1338
    - 986

    added by tahirtalha98

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  21. 21
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    added by Demon_Boy

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  22. 22
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks

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  23. 23
    + 719
    - 781

    often listed & ranked high on reranks

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 1198
    - 1013

    Waiting staff, Tour guide, Actor

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 1084
    - 686

    Delivery boy

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  26. 26
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  27. 27
    + 813
    - 531
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  28. 28
    + 625
    - 732

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Soldier

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 1016
    - 837

    Bartender

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 1091
    - 1226

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst, Actor

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 1075
    - 925
    ) open
  32. 32
    + 508
    - 403

    Talent agent, Songwriter, Musician

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  33. 33
    + 1082
    - 730

    ranked low on reranks Randy Marsh

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  34. 34
    + 751
    - 885
    ) open
  35. 35
    + 562
    - 582

    Writer, Presenter

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  36. 36
    + 363
    - 364
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  37. 37
    + 697
    - 707

    Police officer

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  38. 38
    + 673
    - 539

    ranked low on reranks Company owner

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 937
    - 1112

    Illusionist

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  40. 40
    + 1027
    - 917
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  41. 41
    + 406
    - 409

    Physician

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  42. 42
    + 528
    - 557
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  43. 43
    + 254
    - 215
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  44. 44
    + 352
    - 415

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jim Ignatowski

    ) open
  45. 45
    + 695
    - 632

    Physician

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  46. 46
    + 387
    - 424

    often listed

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  47. 47
    + 581
    - 455
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  48. 48
    + 263
    - 208

    Nurse, Homemaker

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  49. 49
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    - 489
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  50. 50
    + 545
    - 533
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