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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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    Scrubs

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    The Office

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    Modern Family

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    added by DolittleD Pee-wee's Playhouse

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    added by looksharp The Muppet Show

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    The Dukes of Hazzard

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    added by truthissomewhereoutthere Castle

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Freaks and Geeks

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    new! & added by sev674475 Sylvester J. Pussycat

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    new! & added by erisedRi Victor Meldrew One Foot in the Grave

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    new! & added by sev674475 Sea Captain Horatio Mccallister

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    new! & added by sev674475 Beaker Muppet Show

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    new! & added by sev674475 Animal Muppet Show

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    new! & added by sev674475 Statler and Waldorf

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    new! & added by i.marochka Weeds, University of Andy

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    Star Trek: The Next Generation

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    Community

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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    new! & added by kobebryant24 Thad Castle

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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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