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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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    added by looksharp The Muppet Show

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    new! & added by killakane94 Early Cuyler Squidbillies

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Freaks and Geeks

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    new! & added by IsabelKühn Two and a Half Men

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    new! & added by killakane94 Hurlan Heartshe

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    Star Trek: The Next Generation

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    added by RobertoHirsch Star Trek: The Animated Series

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    added by looksharp Trapper John, M.D.

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    added by AndreaPoole-Presslor Hal Malcolm in the Middle

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    Game of Thrones

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    often listed Community

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    added by donovanrobben10 Floyd Lawson The Andy Griffith Show

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  18. 318
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    often listed Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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    new! & added by killakane94 The IT Crowd

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    new! & added by IsabelKühn Lois Malcolm in the Middle

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    new! & added by IsabelKühn Ellen

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    added by looksharp Laura the Receptionist

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    Dauber Dybinski Coach

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    The Brady Bunch, The Brady Bunch Hour

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    The Dukes of Hazzard

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    added by Demon_Boy Graham Norton

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    Balthazar

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    Klaus Mikaelson

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