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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    added by DolittleD Inventor, Janitor Mystery Science Theater 3000

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    added by JodieHays

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    new! & added by lemonhead

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    Pete Melman

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    often listed

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

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks

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    No image

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    Substitute teacher, Teacher

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    added by YaSin

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    Demon Hunter

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    Demon Hunter

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    Sea captain

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    added by looksharp Comedian

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    Stage Manager, Entertainer

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    Newsreader

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    Detective

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    Craig Tucker

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    often listed Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst, Actor

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    Alex

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    ranked low on reranks & added by acrosstheflame

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    Gregory

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    new! & added by lemonhead

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    added by katieryan1010 Waiting staff, Actor

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    ranked low on reranks & added by acrosstheflame Slayer

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    added by prometheus

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    added by tahirtalha98

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Waiting staff, Tour guide, Actor

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    added by JenAnistonFriends Chef

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    Talent agent, Songwriter, Musician

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    added by katieryan1010 Waiting staff, Retailer

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    Professor, Scientist, Physician

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    added by twaller123123

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    often listed & added by fezziwig Writer, Bartender

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    Baahir Hassan Abdul Hakeem

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