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. 51
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Larry David

    Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show More
    58
  2. 52
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    Frasier, Cheers More
    58
  3. 53
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    Archer More
    58
  4. 54
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    57
  5. 55
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    Dr. Gregory House

    57
  6. 56
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    That '70s Show More
    57
    added by: steinergoldfarb
    That 70s Show
  7. 57
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    Cheers More
    57
  8. 58
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    30 Rock More
    57
  9. 59
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    South Park More
    57
  10. 60
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    Da Ali G Show More
    57
  11. 61
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    South Park More
    57
  12. 62
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    Get Smart More
    57
  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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    Seinfeld More
    55
  17. 67
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    ranked low on reranks
    Professor Farnsworth

    Futurama More
    55
  18. 68
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    Scrubs More
    55
  19. 69
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    American Dad! More
    55
  20. 70
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    Three's Company More
    55
  21. 71
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    55
  22. 72
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    55
  23. 73
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    30 Rock More
    55
  24. 74
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    Frasier More
    54
  25. 75
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    Eastbound & Down More
    54
  26. 76
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    The Ren & Stimpy Show More
    54
  27. 77
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    Heathcliff Huxtable

    The Cosby Show More
    54
  28. 78
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    Howard Wolowitz

    The Big Bang Theory More
    54
  29. 79
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    Amy Farrah Fowler

    The Big Bang Theory More
    53
  30. 80
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    The Simpsons More
    53
  31. 81
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    The Addams Family More
    53
  32. 82
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    53
  33. 83
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    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air More
    53
  34. 84
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    The Jeffersons More
    53
  35. 85
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    Gilligan's Island More
    53
  36. 86
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    The Honeymooners More
    53
  37. 87
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    Home Improvement More
    53
  38. 88
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    Timmy Burch

    South Park More
    52
  39. 89
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Cliff Clavin

    Cheers More
    52
  40. 90
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    Seinfeld More
    52
  41. 91
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Ted Baxter

    52
  42. 92
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    Gomez and Morticia

    52
  43. 93
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    SpongeBob SquarePants More
    51
    added by: kealingswagg97
    he is my boo thang we jst got married dizz year....
  44. 94
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    Mork & Mindy, The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour ... More
    51
  45. 95
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    Friends More
    51
  46. 96
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    51
  47. 97
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    The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, Joanie Loves Chachi, Happy Days More
    51
  48. 98
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    The Bernie Mac Show More
    51
  49. 99
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    South Park More
    51
  50. 100
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    Monk More
    51
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