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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
MichaelWalls added Herbert Family Guy

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

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Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 252 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ted Mosby How I Met Your Mother

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Bobby Hill is listed (or ranked) 253 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
lemonhead added Bobby Hill King of the Hill

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Thurston Howell, III is listed (or ranked) 254 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Thurston Howell, III Gilligan's Island

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Joel Robinson is listed (or ranked) 255 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
DolittleD added Joel Robinson Mystery Science Theater 3000 - Mystery Science Theater 3000

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Clyde Donovan is listed (or ranked) 256 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Jack McFarland is listed (or ranked) 257 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack McFarland Will & Grace

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Saul Goodman is listed (or ranked) 258 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Saul Goodman Breaking Bad

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

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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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Cory Matthews is listed (or ranked) 261 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
JVall14 added Cory Matthews Girl Meets World, Boy Meets World

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

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Bud Bundy is listed (or ranked) 264 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Bud Bundy Married... with Children

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

The Best Arrested Development Characters The Funniest Business Names in The Simpsons

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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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Jimmy Vulmer is listed (or ranked) 267 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Craig Tucker is listed (or ranked) 268 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Craig Tucker South Park

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Joe Swanson is listed (or ranked) 269 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Joe Swanson Family Guy

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Ali G is listed (or ranked) 270 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) 271 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
ariel ari gold Entourage

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Garry Shandling is listed (or ranked) 272 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
curly67 added Garry Shandling Its Garry Shandling's Show

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Crow T. Robot is listed (or ranked) 273 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Crow T. Robot Mystery Science Theater 3000

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Arthur Spooner is listed (or ranked) 274 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
MichaelWalls added Arthur Spooner The King of Queens

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Berta is listed (or ranked) 275 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
IsabelK├╝hn added Berta Two and a Half Men

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

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Cameron Tucker is listed (or ranked) 277 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
prometheus added Cameron Tucker Modern Family

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Dr. Spaceman is listed (or ranked) 278 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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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 Experiences Every Person Who Wants To Be Outgoing But Has Social Anxiety Has Had

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Sam Winchester is listed (or ranked) 280 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Sam Winchester Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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Mister Ed is listed (or ranked) 281 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mister Ed Mister Ed

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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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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
RobertoHirsch added Garth Algar

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Arnold Jackson is listed (or ranked) 285 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Colonel Klink is listed (or ranked) 286 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
axelanti added Colonel Klink

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Beaker Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 287 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
sev674475 added Beaker Muppet Show

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Bill Dauterive is listed (or ranked) 288 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Bill Dauterive King of the Hill

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Louise Belcher is listed (or ranked) 289 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Louise Belcher Bob's Burgers

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

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Statler and Waldorf is listed (or ranked) 291 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
sev674475 added Statler and Waldorf

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Alan Harper is listed (or ranked) 292 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
truthissomewhereoutthere added Alan Harper Two and a Half Men

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Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 293 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Willow Rosenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

The Greatest Female TV Characters of All Time The Best Adventure Travel Companies

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Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 294 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jeannie I Dream of Jeannie

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Ernest P. Worrell is listed (or ranked) 295 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
lemonhead added Ernest P. Worrell Hey Vern, It's Ernest!

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Squidward Tentacles is listed (or ranked) 296 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
jordy12 added Squidward Tentacles SpongeBob SquarePants

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Coach McGurk is listed (or ranked) 297 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Laverne De Fazio is listed (or ranked) 298 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Laverne De Fazio Laverne & Shirley

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Reese is listed (or ranked) 299 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
erisedRi added Reese Malcolm in the Middle

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Darnell Turner is listed (or ranked) 300 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Darnell Turner My Name Is Earl