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!
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 70
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    55
  2. 201
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    Community More
    41
  3. 180
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    ranked low on reranks
    Adam West

    Family Guy More
    43
  4. 108
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    Monk More
    49
  5. 28
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    new! Al Bundy

    Married... with Children More
    66
  6. 243
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    Two and a Half Men More
    39
    added by: truthissomewhereoutthere
  7. 280
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    Alex

    South Park More
    36
  8. 126
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Alex P. Keaton

    Family Ties More
    48
  9. 154
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    Ali G

    Da Ali G Show More
    45
  10. 323
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    The Brady Bunch, The Brady Bunch Hour More
    32
  11. 80
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    The Big Bang Theory More
    53
  12. 287
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    NCIS More
    35
  13. 273
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    Parks and Recreation More
    37
  14. 34
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    Archie Bunker

    Archie Bunker's Place, All in the Family More
    64
  15. 179
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    Ari Gold

    Entourage More
    43
  16. 307
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    33
  17. 240
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    Baahir Hassan Abdul Hakeem

    South Park More
    39
  18. 283
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    36
  19. 313
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    Balthazar

    33
  20. 32
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    The New Andy Griffith Show, The Andy Griffith Show, The Joey Bishop Show ... More
    64
  21. 155
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    44
  22. 11
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    How I Met Your Mother More
    76
  23. 7
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    The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show More
    82
  24. 44
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    Fawlty Towers More
    59
  25. 49
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    Beavis and Butt-head More
    58
  26. 316
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    Ben Katz

    33
    added by: looksharp
  27. 8
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    Futurama More
    82
  28. 211
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    Benny Hill

    40
  29. 96
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    The Bernie Mac Show More
    51
  30. 255
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    Bill Allen and Fosse McDonald

    South Park More
    38
  31. 111
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bill McNeal

    NewsRadio More
    49
  32. 297
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    Supernatural More
    34
  33. 159
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    44
  34. 59
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    Da Ali G Show More
    57
  35. 300
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    The Dukes of Hazzard More
    33
  36. 222
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    Bradley Biggle

    South Park More
    39
  37. 16
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    Family Guy More
    74
  38. 314
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    Game of Thrones More
    33
  39. 5
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    Baby Looney Tunes More
    85
  40. 207
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    Bull Shannon

    Night Court More
    40
  41. 48
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    Beavis and Butt-head More
    59
  42. 15
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    South Park More
    74
  43. 120
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    Byron "Buster" Bluth

    Arrested Development More
    48
  44. 214
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    Modern Family More
    40
    added by: prometheus
  45. 256
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    The Simpsons More
    38
  46. 187
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    Cheers More
    42
  47. 83
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    Down 168
    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air More
    53
  48. 19
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    Friends More
    70
    added by: tahirtalha98
  49. 116
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    ranked low on reranks
    Charlie Brown

    James Gunn's PG Porn More
    49
  50. 64
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    Two and a Half Men More
    56
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