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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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    Mystery Science Theater 3000

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    The Simpsons

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    Community

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    Lucille Bluth

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    3rd Rock From The Sun

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    Flight of the Conchords

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    Statler and Waldorf

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    Ann Marie

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    Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman

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    Veronica Mars

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    That '70s Show

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    Damien Thron South Park

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    Two and a Half Men

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    King of the Hill

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    Parks and Recreation

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    The Simpsons

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    Absolutely Fabulous

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    Murphy Brown

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    The Simpsons

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    All in the Family

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    Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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    Leroy Jenkins South Park

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    Carlton Your Doorman

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    Married... with Children

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    Blackadder II, The Black Adder, Blackadder the Third

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    Mr. T and Tina, Welcome Back, Kotter

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    Malcolm in the Middle

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    Mr. Eustace Haney Green Acres

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    Parks and Recreation

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    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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    The Dukes of Hazzard

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    DogPoo Petuski South Park

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    Married... with Children

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    Fringe

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    The King of Queens

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    I Dream of Jeannie

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    Hank Kingsley

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