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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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Ralph Wiggum is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ralph Wiggum The Simpsons

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Roger is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Roger American Dad!

53
+ - 1,007 1,219
Leslie Knope is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Leslie Knope Parks and Recreation

54
+ - 1,144 910
Michael Kelso is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Michael Kelso That '70s Show

55
+ - 1,501 1,879
Mr. Burns is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mr. Burns The Simpsons

56
+ - 1,573 1,482
Kermit the Frog is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Kermit the Frog The Muppet Show, Sam and Friends

57
+ - 1,426 1,360
Perry Cox is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Perry Cox Scrubs

58
+ - 955 812
Dorothy Zbornak is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dorothy Zbornak The Golden Girls

59
+ - 1,478 2,501
Gob Bluth is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Gob Bluth Arrested Development

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+ - 994 624
Steven Hyde is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Steven Hyde That '70s Show

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+ - 1,218 1,002
Amy Farrah Fowler is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Amy Farrah Fowler The Big Bang Theory

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Carlton Banks is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Carlton Banks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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Doug Heffernan is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Doug Heffernan The King of Queens

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+ - 1,034 1,920
Basil Fawlty is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Basil Fawlty Fawlty Towers

65
+ - 1,550 1,843
Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Charlie Kelly It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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Tim Taylor is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Tim Taylor Home Improvement

67
+ - 899 874
Steve Urkel is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Steve Urkel Family Matters

68
+ - 832 1,557
Jim Ignatowski is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jim Ignatowski

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Sterling Archer is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Granny is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Granny The Beverly Hillbillies

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+ - 1,536 1,821
Zoidberg is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Zoidberg Futurama

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Dan Conner is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dan Conner Roseanne

73
+ - 729 1,175
Dick Solomon is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dick Solomon 3rd Rock from the Sun

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+ - 892 1,037
Christopher Turk is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Kenny McCormick is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Kenny McCormick South Park

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Ray Barone is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ray Barone Everybody Loves Raymond

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Raj Koothrappali is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Raj Koothrappali The Big Bang Theory

78
+ - 999 1,166
Charlie Harper is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Charlie Harper Two and a Half Men

79
+ - 1,417 1,890
Beavis is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Beavis Beavis and Butt-head

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Tom Cat is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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+ - 1,268 1,561
Stephen Colbert is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

82
+ - 1,018 1,493
Frasier Crane is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Frasier Crane Frasier, Cheers

83
+ - 1,304 1,888
Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Butt-head Beavis and Butt-head

84
+ - 1,128 1,198
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants - he is my boo thang we jst got married dizz year....

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Gilligan is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Gilligan Gilligan's Island

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+ - 827 912
Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ross Geller Friends

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Dave Chappelle is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dave Chappelle Chappelle's Show

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+ - 952 1,126
Frank Costanza is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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+ - 675 425
Penny is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Penny The Big Bang Theory

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+ - 878 1,151
Mr. Garrison is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mr. Garrison South Park

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Eunice Harper Higgins is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Jack Donaghy is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack Donaghy 30 Rock

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+ - 1,268 1,497
Groundskeeper Willie is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Groundskeeper Willie The Simpsons

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Gomez and Morticia is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Gomez and Morticia

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Mork is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mork Mork & Mindy, The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour

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Stan Marsh is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Stan Marsh South Park

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Marvin the Martian is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Kyle Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Kyle Broflovski South Park

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Jack Tripper is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack Tripper Three's Company

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Maxwell Smart, CONTROL Agent 8... is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time