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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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    added by moaz13 Baby Looney Tunes

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  2. 52
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  3. 53
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    That '70s Show

    ) open
  4. 54
    + 444
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    Frasier, Cheers

    ) open
  5. 55
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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    ) open
  6. 56
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    Scrubs

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  7. 57
    + 334
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  8. 58
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    Dr. Gregory House

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  9. 59
    + 166
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    South Park

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  10. 60
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    ranked low on reranks Lucille Ball I Love Lucy

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  13. 63
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    Beavis and Butt-head

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  14. 64
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    South Park

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  15. 65
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    ranked low on reranks Futurama

    ) open
  16. 66
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Beavis and Butt-head

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  18. 68
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    American Dad!

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  19. 69
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    The Beverly Hillbillies

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  20. 70
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    Gilligan's Island

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  21. 71
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 3rd Rock from the Sun

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  22. 72
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    often listed 30 Rock

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  23. 73
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    The Simpsons

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

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    South Park

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    The Golden Girls

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

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    Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Paul Reiser Show

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Ted Baxter

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    Two and a Half Men

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    often listed The Jeffersons

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  34. 84
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    Da Ali G Show

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  35. 85
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    ranked low on reranks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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    The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show

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  37. 87
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    Seinfeld

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  38. 88
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  39. 89
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    The Big Bang Theory

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  40. 90
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    The Simpsons

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  41. 91
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    Frasier

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  42. 92
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    - 201

    The Golden Girls

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  43. 93
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    - 394

    The Ren & Stimpy Show

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  44. 94
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    ranked low on reranks James Gunn's PG Porn

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  45. 95
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Big Bang Theory

    ) open
  46. 96
    + 221
    - 319

    Everybody Loves Raymond

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  47. 97
    + 227
    - 237

    Gomez and Morticia

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  48. 98
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    - 335

    Home Improvement

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  49. 99
    + 175
    - 254

    The Honeymooners

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  50. 100
    + 239
    - 273

    The Addams Family

    ) open
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