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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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    Lucille Ball I Love Lucy

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  2. 52
    + 744
    - 770

    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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  3. 53
    + 241
    - 193

    That '70s Show

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  4. 54
    + 440
    - 406

    Scrubs

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  5. 55
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  6. 56
    + 726
    - 824

    Beavis and Butt-head

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  7. 57
    + 703
    - 844

    Beavis and Butt-head

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  8. 58
    + 210
    - 135

    ranked low on reranks & added by moaz13 Baby Looney Tunes

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  9. 59
    + 417
    - 488

    Frasier, Cheers

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  10. 60
    + 338
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    Dr. Gregory House

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  11. 61
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  12. 62
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    South Park

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  13. 63
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 30 Rock

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  14. 64
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    South Park

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  15. 65
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    - 318

    American Dad!

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  16. 66
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    added by kealingswagg97 SpongeBob SquarePants he is my boo thang we jst got married dizz year....

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  17. 67
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    Gilligan's Island

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  18. 68
    + 648
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show

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  19. 69
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  20. 70
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    That '70s Show

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    ranked low on reranks

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  22. 72
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  23. 73
    + 414
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    ranked low on reranks Futurama

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  24. 74
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    - 184

    The Beverly Hillbillies

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  25. 75
    + 402
    - 381

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

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  26. 76
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    Da Ali G Show

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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 Jeffersons

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  29. 79
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    ranked low on reranks The Simpsons

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  31. 81
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    South Park

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  32. 82
    + 136
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 3rd Rock from the Sun

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  33. 83
    + 286
    - 328

    Two and a Half Men

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  34. 84
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    The Golden Girls

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  35. 85
    + 153
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    The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show

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  36. 86
    + 332
    - 365

    The Ren & Stimpy Show

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  37. 87
    + 333
    - 279

    ranked low on reranks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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  38. 88
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    - 237

    King of the Hill

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  39. 89
    + 255
    - 272

    Seinfeld

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  40. 90
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    - 315

    Frasier

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  41. 91
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    - 246

    The Addams Family

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  42. 92
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  43. 93
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    The Big Bang Theory

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  44. 94
    + 151
    - 199

    The Honeymooners

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  45. 95
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  46. 96
    + 255
    - 360

    The Cosby Show

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  47. 97
    + 92
    - 146

    The Big Bang Theory

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  48. 98
    + 177
    - 182

    My Name Is Earl

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  49. 99
    + 269
    - 309

    Home Improvement

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  50. 100
    + 162
    - 227

    The Honeymooners

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