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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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    Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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  3. 303
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    Bob's Burgers

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    The King of Queens

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  5. 305
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    Bob's Burgers

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    Lousie Belcher is listed (or ranked) 306 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time


    Lousie Belcher

  7. 307
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    Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Disney's House of Mouse, Quack Pack

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  8. 308
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    Schneider is listed (or ranked) 308 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time


    Schneider

  9. 309
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    SpongeBob SquarePants

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  10. 310
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    The Simpsons

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  11. 311
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    The Simpsons

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  12. 312
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    King of the Hill

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    Damien Thron is listed (or ranked) 314 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time


    Damien Thron South Park

  15. 315
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    Two and a Half Men

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  16. 316
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    Blackadder II, The Black Adder, Blackadder the Third

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  17. 317
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    Community

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    Gilligan's Island

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    Married... with Children

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  21. 321
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    Soap

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  22. 322
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    added by Hannawell
    The Office: The Girl Next Door, The Office: Subtle Sexuality, The Office ...

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    Malcolm in the Middle

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    Burt Campbell Soap

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    The Dukes of Hazzard

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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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    New Girl

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    Carl Brutananadilewski is listed (or ranked) 333 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

    added by andy-lautenschleger
    Carl Brutananadilewski

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    added by Cablogula
    Ally McBeal

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    Mac McDonald is listed (or ranked) 339 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

    added by KobeMr81
    Mac McDonald Ronald (Mac) McDonald is a character on It's Always Sunny in Philidalphia

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    Soap

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    Doctor Who

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    Leroy Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 342 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time


    Leroy Jenkins South Park

  43. 343
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    Will & Grace

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  44. 344
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    added by lemonhead

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  45. 345
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    added by PeteBoyle
    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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  46. 346
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    Sue Heck is listed (or ranked) 346 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

    added by looksharp
    Sue Heck The Middle

  47. 347
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    - 45

    added by killakane94
    Community

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  48. 348
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    added by JVall14
    Girl Meets World, Boy Meets World

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  49. 349
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    - 63


    Mr. T and Tina, Welcome Back, Kotter

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  50. 350
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    Scuzzlebutt is listed (or ranked) 350 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

    ranked low on reranks & added by YonaLagrutta
    Scuzzlebutt South Park

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