best tv characters The Funniest TV Characters of All Time  

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

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

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Donna Pinciotti is listed (or ranked) 252 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Donna Pinciotti That '70s Show

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Herbert is listed (or ranked) 253 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Herbert Family Guy

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Geoffrey Butler is listed (or ranked) 254 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Geoffrey Butler The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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Colonel Klink is listed (or ranked) 255 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Colonel Klink

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Bud Bundy is listed (or ranked) 256 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Bud Bundy Married... with Children

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Garry Shandling is listed (or ranked) 257 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Garry Shandling Its Garry Shandling's Show

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Andy Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 258 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Andy Dwyer Parks and Recreation

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

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Jimmy Vulmer is listed (or ranked) 260 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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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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Joe Swanson is listed (or ranked) 262 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Joe Swanson Family Guy

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Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 263 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Blanche Devereaux is listed (or ranked) 264 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Blanche Devereaux The Golden Palace, The Golden Girls

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Benny Hill is listed (or ranked) 265 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Benny Hill

The Best Arrested Development Characters The Best Movies Based on TV Shows

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Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 266 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ted Mosby How I Met Your Mother

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Lily Aldrin is listed (or ranked) 267 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Lily Aldrin How I Met Your Mother

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April Ludgate is listed (or ranked) 268 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
April Ludgate Parks and Recreation

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Crow T. Robot is listed (or ranked) 269 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Crow T. Robot Mystery Science Theater 3000

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George Bluth Sr. is listed (or ranked) 270 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
George Bluth Sr. Arrested Development

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Ali G is listed (or ranked) 271 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ali G Da Ali G Show

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Ari Gold is listed (or ranked) 272 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
ariel ari gold Entourage

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

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Esther Anderson is listed (or ranked) 274 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Dr. Spaceman is listed (or ranked) 275 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Zapp Brannigan is listed (or ranked) 276 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Garth Algar is listed (or ranked) 277 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Waylon Smithers is listed (or ranked) 278 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Waylon Smithers The Simpsons

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Berta is listed (or ranked) 279 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Berta Two and a Half Men

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

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Donald Duck is listed (or ranked) 280 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Donald Duck Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's House of Mouse, Quack Pack

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Arthur Spooner is listed (or ranked) 281 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) 282 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jemaine Clement Flight of the Conchords

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Statler and Waldorf is listed (or ranked) 283 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Statler and Waldorf

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Beaker Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 284 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Beaker Muppet Show

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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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Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 286 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Willow Rosenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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Louise Belcher is listed (or ranked) 287 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Louise Belcher Bob's Burgers

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Cameron Tucker is listed (or ranked) 288 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Cameron Tucker Modern Family

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Ernest P. Worrell is listed (or ranked) 289 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ernest P. Worrell Hey Vern, It's Ernest!

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Reba Hart is listed (or ranked) 290 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Reba Hart Reba

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Arnold Jackson is listed (or ranked) 291 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 292 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jeannie I Dream of Jeannie

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Laverne De Fazio is listed (or ranked) 293 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Laverne De Fazio Laverne & Shirley

The Greatest Female TV Characters of All Time The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows

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Jack McFarland is listed (or ranked) 294 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack McFarland Will & Grace

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Porky Pig is listed (or ranked) 295 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Darnell Turner is listed (or ranked) 296 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Darnell Turner My Name Is Earl

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Sam Winchester is listed (or ranked) 297 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Sam Winchester Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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Coach McGurk is listed (or ranked) 298 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Alan Harper is listed (or ranked) 299 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Alan Harper Two and a Half Men

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Cory Matthews is listed (or ranked) 300 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Cory Matthews Girl Meets World, Boy Meets World