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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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Herbert is listed (or ranked) 251 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Herbert Family Guy

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

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Clyde Donovan is listed (or ranked) 252 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Joel Robinson is listed (or ranked) 253 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Joel Robinson Mystery Science Theater 3000 - Mystery Science Theater 3000

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Bobby Hill is listed (or ranked) 254 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Bobby Hill King of the Hill

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Lily Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 255 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Lily Aldrin How I Met Your Mother

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Saul Goodman is listed (or ranked) 256 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Saul Goodman Breaking Bad

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john cleese is listed (or ranked) 257 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
john cleese

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Reba Hart is listed (or ranked) 258 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Reba Hart Reba

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Timmy is listed (or ranked) 259 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Andy Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 260 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Andy Dwyer Parks and Recreation

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Craig Tucker is listed (or ranked) 261 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Craig Tucker South Park

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April Ludgate is listed (or ranked) 262 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
April Ludgate Parks and Recreation

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Joe Swanson is listed (or ranked) 263 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Joe Swanson Family Guy

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Jimmy Vulmer is listed (or ranked) 264 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Bud Bundy is listed (or ranked) 265 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Bud Bundy Married... with Children

The Best Arrested Development Characters The Best Re-Casting of Famous TV Roles

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George Bluth Sr. is listed (or ranked) 266 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
George Bluth Sr. Arrested Development

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Ari Gold is listed (or ranked) 267 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
ariel ari gold Entourage

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Ali G is listed (or ranked) 268 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ali G Da Ali G Show

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Garry Shandling is listed (or ranked) 269 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Garry Shandling Its Garry Shandling's Show

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Benny Hill is listed (or ranked) 270 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Benny Hill

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Crow T. Robot is listed (or ranked) 271 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Crow T. Robot Mystery Science Theater 3000

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Berta is listed (or ranked) 272 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Berta Two and a Half Men

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Esther Anderson is listed (or ranked) 273 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Dr. Spaceman is listed (or ranked) 274 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Mister Ed is listed (or ranked) 275 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mister Ed Mister Ed

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Arthur Spooner is listed (or ranked) 276 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Arthur Spooner The King of Queens

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Jemaine Clement is listed (or ranked) 277 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jemaine Clement Flight of the Conchords

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Colonel Klink is listed (or ranked) 278 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Colonel Klink

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Ike Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 279 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History 51 High-Paying, Flexible Jobs

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Cory Matthews is listed (or ranked) 280 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Cory Matthews Girl Meets World, Boy Meets World

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Cameron Tucker is listed (or ranked) 281 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Cameron Tucker Modern Family

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Jack McFarland is listed (or ranked) 282 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack McFarland Will & Grace

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Waylon Smithers is listed (or ranked) 283 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Waylon Smithers The Simpsons

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Garth Algar is listed (or ranked) 284 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Bill Dauterive is listed (or ranked) 285 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Bill Dauterive King of the Hill

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Zapp Brannigan is listed (or ranked) 286 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Arnold Jackson is listed (or ranked) 287 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Statler and Waldorf is listed (or ranked) 288 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Statler and Waldorf

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Beaker Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 289 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Beaker Muppet Show

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Sam Winchester is listed (or ranked) 290 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Sam Winchester Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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Ernest P. Worrell is listed (or ranked) 291 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ernest P. Worrell Hey Vern, It's Ernest!

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Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 292 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Willow Rosenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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Alan Harper is listed (or ranked) 293 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Alan Harper Two and a Half Men

The Greatest Female TV Characters of All Time The Best Paranormal Movies Streaming on Hulu

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Louise Belcher is listed (or ranked) 294 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Louise Belcher Bob's Burgers

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Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 295 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jeannie I Dream of Jeannie

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Coach McGurk is listed (or ranked) 296 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Squidward Tentacles is listed (or ranked) 297 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Squidward Tentacles SpongeBob SquarePants

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Darnell Turner is listed (or ranked) 298 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Darnell Turner My Name Is Earl

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Laverne De Fazio is listed (or ranked) 299 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Laverne De Fazio Laverne & Shirley

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Herb Tarlek is listed (or ranked) 300 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time