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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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    Lucille Bluth

  2. 302
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    - 4

    added by lemonhead
    3rd Rock from the Sun

    ) open
  3. 303
    + 8
    - 3

    added by lemonhead
    Hey Vern, It's Ernest!

    ) open
  4. 304
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    - 20


    Carl Brutananadilewski

  5. 305
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    - 4

    added by lemonhead
    Ann Marie That Girl

  6. 306
    + 9
    - 4

    added by lemonhead
    Soap

    ) open
  7. 307
    + 131
    - 209


    Damien Thron South Park

  8. 308
    + 5
    - 4
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    Ann Marie

  9. 309
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    - 23


    Veronica Mars

    ) open
  10. 310
    + 8
    - 3

    added by lemonhead
    Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman

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  11. 311
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    - 3

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    3rd Rock From The Sun

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  12. 312
    + 22
    - 14

    added by sev674475
    Statler and Waldorf

  13. 313
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    - 110


    The Simpsons

    ) open
  14. 314
    + 32
    - 81


    Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

    ) open
  15. 315
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    - 188


    Leroy Jenkins South Park

  16. 316
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    added by JenAnistonFriends
    That '70s Show

    ) open
  17. 317
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    - 106


    The Simpsons

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  18. 318
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    - 5

    added by lemonhead
    King of the Hill

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  19. 319
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    - 12


    Murphy Brown

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  20. 320
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    - 5

    added by lemonhead
    Absolutely Fabulous

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  21. 321
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    - 5

    added by lemonhead
    Carlton Your Doorman

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  22. 322
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    - 62

    added by IsabelKühn
    Two and a Half Men

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  23. 323
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    - 20


    All in the Family

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  24. 324
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    added by lemonhead

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  27. 327
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    Mr. T and Tina, Welcome Back, Kotter

    ) open
  28. 328
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    Blackadder II, The Black Adder, Blackadder the Third

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  29. 329
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  30. 330
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    - 22


    Parks and Recreation

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  32. 332
    + 12
    - 22


    Married... with Children

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    - 191


    DogPoo Petuski South Park

  34. 334
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    Parks and Recreation

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  35. 335
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    - 13

    added by erisedRi
    Malcolm in the Middle

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  36. 336
    + 12
    - 17

    added by Lars-HåkanPersson
    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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  37. 337
    + 66
    - 108


    The Dukes of Hazzard

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  38. 338
    + 10
    - 21
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    Mr. Eustace Haney Green Acres

  39. 339
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    - 223

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Hank Kingsley

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  42. 342
    + 103
    - 182


    Thomas South Park

  43. 343
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  44. 344
    + 16
    - 15

    added by DenisJantzenAvci

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  45. 345
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  46. 346
    + 1
    - 5

    added by TobuscusHolmes
    Fringe

    ) open
  47. 347
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    - 17
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  48. 348
    + 13
    - 29

    added by MichaelWalls
    The King of Queens

    ) open
  49. 349
    + 119
    - 199


    Scott Malkinson South Park

  50. 350
    + 104
    - 196


    Bradley Biggle South Park

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