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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? What are the names of some funny characters from 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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      Star Trek: The Next Generation More
      36
    2. 302
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      Nick Andopolis

      Freaks and Geeks More
      36
    3. 303
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      My Name Is Earl More
      36
    4. 304
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      36
    5. 305
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      Castle More
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      added by: truthissomewhereoutthere
    6. 306
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      Graham Norton

      36
      added by: Demon_Boy
    7. 307
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      Gilligan's Island More
      35
    8. 308
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      My Name Is Earl More
      35
    9. 309
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      Gilligan's Island More
      35
      added by: looksharp
    10. 310
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      Modern Family More
      34
    11. 311
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      It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia More
      34
    12. 312
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      Scrubs More
      34
    13. 313
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      Community More
      34
    14. 314
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    15. 315
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      Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series More
      32
    16. 316
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    17. 317
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      Dauber Dybinski

      Coach More
      31
    18. 318
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      Community More
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