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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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    Carl Brutananadilewski

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    added by JodieHays Mystery Science Theater 3000

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    added by lemonhead Ann Marie That Girl

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    Ann Marie

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    Damien Thron South Park

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    Mr. Eustace Haney Green Acres

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    added by lemonhead Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman

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    ranked high on reranks Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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    added by lemonhead 3rd Rock From The Sun

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    added by JenAnistonFriends That '70s Show

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    The Simpsons

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    The Simpsons

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    Murphy Brown

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    added by lemonhead Absolutely Fabulous

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    added by lemonhead Carlton Your Doorman

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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    added by IsabelKühn Two and a Half Men

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    added by sev674475 Statler and Waldorf

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    All in the Family

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    added by lemonhead King of the Hill

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    Mr. T and Tina, Welcome Back, Kotter

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    Married... with Children

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    Parks and Recreation

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    DogPoo Petuski South Park

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

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    The Dukes of Hazzard

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    Parks and Recreation

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Hank Kingsley

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    Thomas South Park

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    I Dream of Jeannie

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    Veronica Mars

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    Scott Malkinson South Park

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    added by looksharp Sue Heck

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    Bradley Biggle South Park

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