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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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    Cheers

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  2. 52
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    Beavis and Butt-head

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  3. 53
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    Down 247

    Lucille Ball I Love Lucy

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  4. 54
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    Archer

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  5. 55
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    Scrubs

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  6. 56
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    Dr. Gregory House

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  7. 57
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    30 Rock

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  8. 58
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  9. 59
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    Frasier, Cheers

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  10. 60
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    American Dad!

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  11. 61
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    The Golden Palace, The Golden Girls

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  12. 62
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show

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  13. 63
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    Da Ali G Show

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  14. 64
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  15. 65
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    That '70s Show

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  16. 66
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    South Park

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  17. 67
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    South Park

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  18. 68
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    Gilligan's Island

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  19. 69
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    added by kealingswagg97 SpongeBob SquarePants he is my boo thang we jst got married dizz year....

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  20. 70
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    Get Smart

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  21. 71
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    South Park

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  22. 72
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    Futurama

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  23. 73
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    added by steinergoldfarb That '70s Show That 70s Show

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  24. 74
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    That '70s Show

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  25. 75
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    Two and a Half Men

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  26. 76
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    The Beverly Hillbillies

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  27. 77
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Ted Baxter

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  28. 78
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    The Simpsons

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  29. 79
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    often listed The Jeffersons

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  30. 80
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    The Ren & Stimpy Show

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  31. 81
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    ranked low on reranks

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  33. 83
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Big Bang Theory

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  34. 84
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    The Cosby Show

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  35. 85
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    Scrubs

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  36. 86
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  37. 87
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    King of the Hill

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  38. 88
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    Down 206

    The Addams Family

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  39. 89
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    Seinfeld

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  40. 90
    Up 394
    Down 597

    30 Rock

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  41. 91
    Up 163
    Down 183

    The Golden Girls

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  42. 92
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    Down 151

    3rd Rock from the Sun

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  43. 93
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    Frasier

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  44. 94
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    The Big Bang Theory

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  45. 95
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    Three's Company

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  46. 96
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    ranked low on reranks & added by moaz13 Baby Looney Tunes

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  47. 97
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    Home Improvement

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  48. 98
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    Down 165

    The Honeymooners

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  49. 99
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    My Name Is Earl

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  50. 100
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    ranked low on reranks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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