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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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    new! & added by DolittleD Pee-wee's Playhouse

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    added by truthissomewhereoutthere Castle

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    ranked low on reranks The Dukes of Hazzard

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Freaks and Geeks

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    Star Trek: The Next Generation

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    added by looksharp The Muppet Show

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    new! & added by DolittleD The Larry Sanders Show

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    new! & added by erisedRi Reese Malcolm in the Middle

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Dauber Dybinski Coach

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    ranked low on reranks The Dukes of Hazzard

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