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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. 51
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    The Golden Palace, The Golden Girls

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  2. 52
    + 731
    - 749

    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    ) open
  3. 53
    + 224
    - 177

    That '70s Show

    ) open
  4. 54
    + 421
    - 389

    Scrubs

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  5. 55
    + 591
    - 620
    ) open
  6. 56
    + 711
    - 802

    Beavis and Butt-head

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  7. 57
    + 689
    - 821

    Beavis and Butt-head

    ) open
  8. 58
    + 405
    - 471

    Frasier, Cheers

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  9. 59
    + 325
    - 286

    Dr. Gregory House

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  10. 60
    + 270
    - 259
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  11. 61
    + 190
    - 123

    added by moaz13 Baby Looney Tunes

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  12. 62
    + 645
    - 834

    often listed 30 Rock

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  13. 63
    + 380
    - 345

    South Park

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  14. 64
    + 353
    - 297

    American Dad!

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  15. 65
    + 643
    - 903

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show

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  16. 66
    + 111
    - 98

    South Park

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  17. 67
    + 247
    - 207

    added by kealingswagg97 SpongeBob SquarePants he is my boo thang we jst got married dizz year....

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  18. 68
    + 289
    - 306
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  19. 69
    + 189
    - 186

    That '70s Show

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  20. 70
    + 332
    - 267

    ranked low on reranks

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  21. 71
    + 220
    - 223

    Gilligan's Island

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  22. 72
    + 159
    - 170

    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Beverly Hillbillies

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  23. 73
    + 528
    - 507
    ) open
  24. 74
    + 562
    - 631

    Da Ali G Show

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  25. 75
    + 390
    - 298

    ranked low on reranks Futurama

    ) open
  26. 76
    + 386
    - 364

    added by steinergoldfarb That '70s Show That 70s Show

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  27. 77
    + 243
    - 207

    The Simpsons

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  28. 78
    + 230
    - 368

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Ted Baxter

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  29. 79
    + 224
    - 307

    The Jeffersons

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  30. 80
    + 332
    - 315

    South Park

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  31. 81
    + 125
    - 174

    often listed & ranked high on reranks 3rd Rock from the Sun

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  32. 82
    + 188
    - 232
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  33. 83
    + 270
    - 315

    Two and a Half Men

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  34. 84
    + 323
    - 342

    The Ren & Stimpy Show

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  35. 85
    + 137
    - 128

    The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show

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  36. 86
    + 226
    - 296

    Frasier

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  37. 87
    + 205
    - 220

    King of the Hill

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  38. 88
    + 311
    - 265

    ranked low on reranks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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  39. 89
    + 244
    - 275
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  40. 90
    + 180
    - 201

    The Golden Girls

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  41. 91
    + 250
    - 245

    The Big Bang Theory

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  42. 92
    + 240
    - 257

    Seinfeld

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  43. 93
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    - 236
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  44. 94
    + 209
    - 231

    The Addams Family

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  45. 95
    + 246
    - 339

    The Cosby Show

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  46. 96
    + 143
    - 186

    The Honeymooners

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  47. 97
    + 404
    - 628

    often listed & ranked high on reranks 30 Rock

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  48. 98
    + 213
    - 166

    ranked low on reranks The Simpsons

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  49. 99
    + 165
    - 166

    My Name Is Earl

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  50. 100
    + 256
    - 292

    Home Improvement

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