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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? What are the names of some funny characters from 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!
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 51
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    South Park More
    58
  2. 52
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    Frasier, Cheers More
    58
  3. 53
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    Scrubs More
    58
  4. 54
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    Friends More
    58
  5. 55
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    Archer More
    58
  6. 56
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    South Park More
    58
  7. 57
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    South Park More
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  8. 58
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    58
  9. 59
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    Cheers More
    58
  10. 60
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    That '70s Show More
    57
    added by: steinergoldfarb
    That 70s Show
  11. 61
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    Futurama More
    57
  12. 62
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    30 Rock More
    57
  13. 63
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    Bugs Bunny

    Baby Looney Tunes More
    57
  14. 64
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    Da Ali G Show More
    57
  15. 65
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    Two and a Half Men More
    56
  16. 66
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    56
  17. 67
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    Dr. Gregory House

    56
  18. 68
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    56
  19. 69
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    Jim Ignatowski

    56
  20. 70
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    Get Smart More
    56
  21. 71
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    Three's Company More
    56
  22. 72
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    The Ren & Stimpy Show More
    55
  23. 73
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    Seinfeld More
    55
  24. 74
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    Gilligan's Island More
    55
  25. 75
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Tracy Jordan

    30 Rock More
    55
  26. 76
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    American Dad! More
    55
  27. 77
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  28. 78
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    Timmy Burch

    South Park More
    55
  29. 79
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    Scrubs More
    55
  30. 80
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    55
  31. 81
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    The Big Bang Theory More
    54
  32. 82
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    The Addams Family More
    54
  33. 83
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    The Simpsons More
    54
  34. 84
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    Eastbound & Down More
    54
  35. 85
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    Frasier More
    54
  36. 86
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    Heathcliff Huxtable

    The Cosby Show More
    54
  37. 87
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    Carlton Banks

    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air More
    54
  38. 88
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    Rajesh Koothrappali

    The Big Bang Theory More
    54
  39. 89
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    Gomez and Morticia

    54
  40. 90
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    James Gunn's PG Porn More
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  41. 91
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    Ralph Kramden

    The Honeymooners More
    53
  42. 92
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    Snoopy

    53
  43. 93
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    George Jefferson

    The Jeffersons More
    53
  44. 94
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  45. 95
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  46. 96
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    The Honeymooners More
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  47. 97
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    Cliff Clavin

    Cheers More
    53
  48. 98
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    Home Improvement More
    53
  49. 99
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    SpongeBob SquarePants More
    53
    added by: kealingswagg97
    he is my boo thang we jst got married dizz year....
  50. 100
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    Seinfeld More
    52
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