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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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    Archer

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    Frasier, Cheers

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

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    Dr. Gregory House

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  5. 55
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    Cheers

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

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    Da Ali G Show

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    South Park

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  10. 60
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    30 Rock

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    Get Smart

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    South Park

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    Two and a Half Men

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    American Dad!

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    Scrubs

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    Jim Ignatowski

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    Seinfeld

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    ranked low on reranks Futurama

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    The Ren & Stimpy Show

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    Three's Company

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks 30 Rock

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    Frasier

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    The Cosby Show

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    ranked low on reranks The Big Bang Theory

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    The Simpsons

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    Eastbound & Down

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    The Addams Family

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks The Big Bang Theory

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    ranked low on reranks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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    Home Improvement

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    The Jeffersons

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    Gilligan's Island

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    The Honeymooners

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    Seinfeld

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    Timmy Burch South Park

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Cheers

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

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    Gomez and Morticia

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    Ted Baxter

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    Mork & Mindy, The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour ...

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    Friends

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    The Bernie Mac Show

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    ranked low on reranks Snoopy

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Monk

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    The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, Joanie Loves Chachi, Happy Days

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