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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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    The Dukes of Hazzard

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    Two and a Half Men

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    How I Met Your Mother

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    Ann Marie That Girl

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    All in the Family

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    Parks and Recreation

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    That '70s Show

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    The Simpsons

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    Damien Thron South Park

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    Married... with Children

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    Married... with Children

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    SpongeBob SquarePants

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    The Simpsons

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    3rd Rock From The Sun

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    The Larry Sanders Show

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    Leroy Jenkins South Park

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    The King of Queens

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    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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    Murphy Brown

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    Carlton Your Doorman

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    Mystery Science Theater 3000

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    Lucille Bluth

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    WKRP

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    Community

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    Ann Marie

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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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    Veronica Mars

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    Mac McDonald Ronald (Mac) McDonald is a character on It's Always Sunny in Philidalphia

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    The Simpsons

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    Gilligan's Island

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    Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman

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    Absolutely Fabulous

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    Mr. T and Tina, Welcome Back, Kotter

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    Jimmy McGill Better Call Saul

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