The Funniest TV Characters of All Time TV Characters
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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? 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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  1. 301
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    Lewis Kiniski

    The Drew Carey Show More
    34
    added by: looksharp
  2. 302
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    The Dukes of Hazzard More
    34
  3. 303
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    Castle More
    34
    added by: truthissomewhereoutthere
  4. 304
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    33
    added by: RobertoHirsch
  5. 305
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    new! Balthazar

    33
  6. 306
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    new! Bronn

    Game of Thrones More
    33
  7. 307
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    new! Klaus Mikaelson

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  8. 308
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Ollie Williams

    33
  9. 309
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    new! Hal

    33
    added by: AndreaPoole-Presslor
    Malcolm in the Middle
  10. 310
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    new! Floyd Lawson

    The Andy Griffith Show More
    33
    added by: donovanrobben10
  11. 311
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Monarch

    33
  12. 312
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    The Muppet Show More
    33
    added by: looksharp
  13. 313
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    33
    added by: looksharp
  14. 314
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    Ben Katz

    33
    added by: looksharp
  15. 315
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    Trapper John, M.D. More
    33
    added by: looksharp
  16. 316
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    Star Trek: The Next Generation More
    33
  17. 317
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    Luther Van Dam

    33
  18. 318
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    Laura the Receptionist

    33
    added by: looksharp
  19. 319
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    Taxi More
    33
    added by: looksharp
  20. 320
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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series More
    33
  21. 321
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    Alex Rieger

    33
    added by: looksharp
  22. 322
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    Dauber Dybinski

    Coach More
    32
  23. 323
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    The Dukes of Hazzard More
    32
  24. 324
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    Graham Norton

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  25. 325
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    Community More
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