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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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1,125 897
Dorothy Zbornak is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dorothy Zbornak The Golden Girls

The Saddest Television Deaths Ever The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever

52
1,827 1,535
Roger is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Roger American Dad!

53
1,115 1,364
Leslie Knope is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Leslie Knope Parks and Recreation

54
1,964 2,537
Ralph Wiggum is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ralph Wiggum The Simpsons

55
1,304 1,013
Michael Kelso is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Michael Kelso That '70s Show

56
1,506 1,037
Carlton Banks is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Carlton Banks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

57
1,065 946
Steve Urkel is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Steve Urkel Family Matters

58
1,696 1,592
Kermit the Frog is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Kermit the Frog The Muppet Show, Sam and Friends

59
937 717
Doug Heffernan is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
truthissomewhereoutthere added Doug Heffernan The King of Queens

60
1,531 1,478
Perry Cox is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Perry Cox Scrubs

61
1,355 1,096
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

62
1,560 2,044
Mr. Burns is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mr. Burns The Simpsons

63
1,128 724
Steven Hyde is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
gamedemon24 added Steven Hyde That '70s Show

64
1,517 2,656
Gob Bluth is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Gob Bluth Arrested Development

65
1,183 953
Tim Taylor is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Tim Taylor Home Improvement

The Best Arrested Development Characters The Funniest Business Names in The Simpsons

66
1,052 889
Dan Conner is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dan Conner Roseanne

67
1,622 1,971
Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Charlie Kelly It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

68
1,065 2,074
Basil Fawlty is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Basil Fawlty Fawlty Towers

69
877 1,154
Granny is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Granny The Beverly Hillbillies

70
799 1,283
Dick Solomon is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dick Solomon 3rd Rock from the Sun

71
869 1,702
Jim Ignatowski is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jim Ignatowski

72
952 1,240
Ray Barone is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ray Barone Everybody Loves Raymond

73
1,626 1,901
Sterling Archer is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

74
1,593 1,955
Zoidberg is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Zoidberg Futurama

75
984 1,126
Christopher Turk is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

76
958 993
Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ross Geller Friends

77
1,100 1,259
Charlie Harper is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Charlie Harper Two and a Half Men

78
796 638
Raj Koothrappali is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Raj Koothrappali The Big Bang Theory

79
1,579 1,670
Kenny McCormick is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Kenny McCormick South Park

The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History Experiences Every Person Who Wants To Be Outgoing But Has Social Anxiety Has Had

80
1,051 817
Tom Cat is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

81
1,103 1,594
Frasier Crane is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Frasier Crane Frasier, Cheers

82
1,471 2,019
Beavis is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Beavis Beavis and Butt-head

83
1,231 1,305
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
kealingswagg97 added SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants - he is my boo thang we jst got married dizz year....

84
967 1,092
Gilligan is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Gilligan Gilligan's Island

85
1,355 2,015
Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Butt-head Beavis and Butt-head

86
1,064 902
Dave Chappelle is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dave Chappelle Chappelle's Show

87
797 505
Penny is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
katieryan1010 added Penny The Big Bang Theory

88
1,305 1,700
Stephen Colbert is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

89
1,032 1,222
Frank Costanza is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

90
593 809
Eunice Harper Higgins is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
truthissomewhereoutthere added Eunice Harper Higgins

91
966 933
Gomez and Morticia is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Gomez and Morticia

92
798 896
Jack Tripper is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack Tripper Three's Company

93
820 1,031
Mork is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mork Mork & Mindy, The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour

The Greatest Female TV Characters of All Time The Best Adventure Travel Companies

94
920 1,283
Mr. Garrison is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mr. Garrison South Park

95
1,311 1,618
Groundskeeper Willie is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Groundskeeper Willie The Simpsons

96
1,097 1,972
Jack Donaghy is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack Donaghy 30 Rock

97
680 1,098
George Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
George Jefferson The Jeffersons

98
633 1,089
Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Sam Malone Cheers

99
946 896
Marvin the Martian is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

100
1,037 1,353
Ned Flanders is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time