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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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    - 331


    That '70s Show

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  2. 52
    + 407
    - 442


    Get Smart

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  3. 53
    + 225
    - 305

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    3rd Rock from the Sun

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  4. 54
    + 861
    - 910


    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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  5. 55
    + 552
    - 427

    ranked low on reranks
    Futurama

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  6. 56
    + 249
    - 303

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    The Beverly Hillbillies

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  7. 57
    + 488
    - 420


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  8. 58
    + 560
    - 532


    Scrubs

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  9. 59
    + 654
    - 651


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  10. 60
    + 527
    - 439


    American Dad!

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  11. 61
    + 322
    - 324


    That '70s Show

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  12. 62
    + 737
    - 773


    Archer

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  13. 63
    + 251
    - 240


    South Park

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  14. 64
    + 520
    - 614


    Frasier, Cheers

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  15. 65
    + 509
    - 491


    South Park

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  16. 66
    + 736
    - 979


    30 Rock

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  17. 67
    + 292
    - 304


    The Golden Girls

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  18. 68
    + 818
    - 967


    Beavis and Butt-head

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  19. 69
    + 450
    - 438


    Dr. Gregory House

  20. 70
    + 784
    - 989

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Beavis and Butt-head

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  21. 71
    + 227
    - 273

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Parks and Recreation

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  22. 72
    + 386
    - 394


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  23. 73
    + 401
    - 364

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

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  24. 74
    + 508
    - 487

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

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  25. 75
    + 475
    - 403

    ranked low on reranks
    Lucille Ball I Love Lucy

  26. 76
    + 286
    - 489

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Ted Baxter

  27. 77
    + 202
    - 249

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    The Big Bang Theory

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  28. 78
    + 342
    - 277


    The Simpsons

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  29. 79
    + 460
    - 448


    South Park

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  30. 80
    + 382
    - 380

    ranked low on reranks
    The Big Bang Theory

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  31. 81
    + 231
    - 327

    often listed
    Cheers

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  32. 82
    + 295
    - 343


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  33. 83
    + 644
    - 632


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  34. 84
    + 356
    - 349


    The Simpsons

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  35. 85
    + 308
    - 350


    Gilligan's Island

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  36. 86
    + 664
    - 785


    Da Ali G Show

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  37. 87
    + 710
    - 1046

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show

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  38. 88
    + 439
    - 378

    ranked low on reranks
    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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  39. 89
    + 285
    - 420

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    The Jeffersons

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  40. 90
    + 375
    - 439


    Two and a Half Men

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  41. 91
    + 297
    - 247

    ranked low on reranks
    James Gunn's PG Porn

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  42. 92
    + 322
    - 404


    Frasier

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  43. 93
    + 289
    - 234

    ranked low on reranks

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  44. 94
    + 266
    - 354


    Scrubs

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  45. 95
    + 263
    - 385


    Everybody Loves Raymond

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  46. 96
    + 342
    - 378


    Seinfeld

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  47. 97
    + 248
    - 114

    ranked low on reranks & added by acrosstheflame
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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  48. 98
    + 171
    - 318


    The Mary Tyler Moore Show

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  49. 99
    + 215
    - 322


    The Honeymooners

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  50. 100
    + 195
    - 311


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