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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    - 1411

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

    ) open
  2. 2
    + 2929
    - 1310
    ) open
  3. 3
    + 2769
    - 1456
    ) open
  4. 4
    + 2251
    - 1442

    Office Worker

    ) open
  5. 5
    + 1925
    - 1049
    ) open
  6. 6
    + 1647
    - 1028

    Student

    ) open
  7. 7
    + 1938
    - 1364
    ) open
  8. 8
    + 1677
    - 1400
    ) open
  9. 9
    + 2017
    - 1154

    ranked low on reranks Thief

    ) open
  10. 10
    + 1545
    - 1214

    Pilot, Airline Pilot

    ) open
  11. 11
    + 1838
    - 1186
    ) open
  12. 12
    + 1518
    - 1242
    ) open
  13. 13
    + 1587
    - 1100
    ) open
  14. 14
    + 315
    - 266

    often listed & ranked high on reranks

    ) open
  15. 15
    + 1244
    - 757

    Journalist, Singer, Writer

    ) open
  16. 16
    + 992
    - 723

    Frank Drebin

    ) open
  17. 17
    + 1158
    - 641

    ranked low on reranks

    ) open
  18. 18
    + 1459
    - 1156
    ) open
  19. 19
    + 1619
    - 989
    ) open
  20. 20
    + 1344
    - 994

    added by tahirtalha98

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  21. 21
    + 722
    - 785

    often listed & ranked high on reranks

    ) open
  22. 22
    + 1159
    - 1100

    often listed & ranked high on reranks

    ) open
  23. 23
    + 1233
    - 765

    ranked low on reranks & added by Demon_Boy

    ) open
  24. 24
    + 1201
    - 1019

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

    ) open
  25. 25
    + 1085
    - 695

    Delivery boy

    ) open
  26. 26
    + 818
    - 536
    ) open
  27. 27
    + 1170
    - 898
    ) open
  28. 28
    + 630
    - 736

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Soldier

    ) open
  29. 29
    + 1095
    - 1229

    often listed Psychotherapist, Psychoanalyst, Actor

    ) open
  30. 30
    + 1019
    - 844

    Bartender

    ) open
  31. 31
    + 512
    - 408

    Talent agent, Songwriter, Musician

    ) open
  32. 32
    + 1077
    - 932
    ) open
  33. 33
    + 1086
    - 735

    Randy Marsh

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  34. 34
    + 756
    - 888
    ) open
  35. 35
    + 568
    - 585

    Writer, Presenter

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  36. 36
    + 367
    - 368
    ) open
  37. 37
    + 702
    - 709

    Police officer

    ) open
  38. 38
    + 676
    - 544

    ranked low on reranks Company owner

    ) open
  39. 39
    + 939
    - 1117

    Illusionist

    ) open
  40. 40
    + 409
    - 412

    Physician

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  41. 41
    + 533
    - 559
    ) open
  42. 42
    + 1031
    - 921
    ) open
  43. 43
    + 257
    - 218
    ) open
  44. 44
    + 356
    - 417

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jim Ignatowski

    ) open
  45. 45
    + 392
    - 427

    often listed

    ) open
  46. 46
    + 267
    - 211

    Nurse, Homemaker

    ) open
  47. 47
    + 697
    - 638

    Physician

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  48. 48
    + 581
    - 461
    ) open
  49. 49
    + 624
    - 494
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  50. 50
    + 634
    - 571

    Stage Manager, Entertainer

    ) open
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