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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? What are the names of some funny characters from 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. 51
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    South Park More
    58
  2. 52
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    Frasier, Cheers More
    58
  3. 53
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    Scrubs More
    58
  4. 54
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    Friends More
    58
  5. 55
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    Archer More
    58
  6. 56
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  7. 57
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    Cheers More
    57
  8. 58
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    That '70s Show More
    57
    added by: steinergoldfarb
    That 70s Show
  9. 59
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    30 Rock More
    57
  10. 60
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    Da Ali G Show More
    57
  11. 61
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    South Park More
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  12. 62
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    South Park More
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  13. 63
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    56
  14. 64
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    Two and a Half Men More
    56
  15. 65
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    Jim Ignatowski

    56
  16. 66
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    Get Smart More
    56
  17. 67
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    Professor Farnsworth

    Futurama More
    56
  18. 68
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    Three's Company More
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  19. 69
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  20. 70
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    Seinfeld More
    55
  21. 71
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    Tracy Jordan

    30 Rock More
    55
  22. 72
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    American Dad! More
    55
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  24. 74
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    Scrubs More
    55
  25. 75
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    The Ren & Stimpy Show More
    54
  26. 76
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    Eastbound & Down More
    54
  27. 77
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    Bugs Bunny

    Baby Looney Tunes More
    54
  28. 78
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    Niles Crane

    Frasier More
    54
  29. 79
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    Dr. Gregory House

    54
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    Heathcliff Huxtable

    The Cosby Show More
    54
  31. 81
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    The Big Bang Theory More
    54
  32. 82
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    The Simpsons More
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  33. 83
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    The Honeymooners More
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  34. 84
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    The Addams Family More
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    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air More
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  37. 87
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    Gilligan's Island More
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  38. 88
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    George Jefferson

    The Jeffersons More
    53
  39. 89
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    The Big Bang Theory More
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  40. 90
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    Timmy Burch

    South Park More
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  41. 91
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    Home Improvement More
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  42. 92
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    Cheers More
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  43. 93
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    Gomez and Morticia

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  44. 94
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    Ted Baxter

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  45. 95
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    Mork & Mindy, The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour ... More
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  47. 97
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    SpongeBob SquarePants More
    51
    added by: kealingswagg97
    he is my boo thang we jst got married dizz year....
  48. 98
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    The Bernie Mac Show More
    51
  49. 99
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    The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, Joanie Loves Chachi, Happy Days More
    51
  50. 100
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    Seinfeld More
    51
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