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There are so many bartenders and drink slingers in TV and movies that should be available to pour our cocktails any night of the week that it's almost sad when you remember the greatest fictional bartenders are just that: fictional. These amazing fictional bartenders hail from some of the best movies of all time and the best TV shows of recent memory.
From "Sweet Dee" on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" to the rotating cast of pour jockeys at Cheers, there are plenty of little and big screen bartenders to choose from in the quest to name the best bartender that doesn't actually exist. Considering, on shows like "The Simpsons," the bartenders can literally do ANYTHING imaginable (like conceive of a flaming drink that takes the boozing world by storm), it actually takes quite a bit to grab the title of best fake bartender.

This list of the best bartenders in TV and film, ranked by people like you, is here to help determine who the top movie or TV bartender really is. These famous movie bartenders and television barkeeps serve the best drinks, share the most interesting stories, tell the funniest bar jokes, and lend the most sympathetic ears. Vote up your favorite fictional characters to help determine who is the best bartender in entertainment.

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Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Sam Malone Cheers

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Moe Szyslak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Moe Szyslak The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons

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Coach Ernie Pantusso is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders

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Woody Boyd is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Woody Boyd Cheers

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Isaac Washington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Isaac Washington The Love Boat

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Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Charlie Kelly It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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Carla Tortelli is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders

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Diane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders

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Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Al Swearengen Deadwood

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Lloyd the Bartender is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Lloyd the Bartender The Shining

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Mac is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Mac It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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Brian Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Brian Flanagan Cocktail

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Quark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Quark Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek

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Horace is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Horace Family Guy Universe

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iZac is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
iZac Futurama

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Doug Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Doug Coughlin Cocktail

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Dennis Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Dennis Reynolds It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

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Archie Bunker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Archie Bunker Archie Bunker's Place, All in the Family - Archie Bunker's Place

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Deandra Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Deandra Reynolds It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

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Hawkeye Pierce is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Hawkeye Pierce M*A*S*H

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Guinan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Guinan Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek

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Milt Joyce is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Milt Joyce Tombstone

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Andy the Mixologist is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Andy the Mixologist Portlandia

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Gus the Bartender is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Gus the Bartender The Cleveland Show

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Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Peter Griffin Family Guy, Family Guy Universe

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Nick Miller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Nick Miller New Girl

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Sascha is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Sascha Casablanca

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Razor Charlie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Razor Charlie From Dusk Till Dawn

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Carl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Carl How I met your mother

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Doc is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Doc McGinty The Boondock Saints - The Boondock Saints

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Sam Noonan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Sam Noonan Gunsmoke

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Adriana La Cerva is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Adriana La Cerva Sopranos - added by pmmom38

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Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Brian Griffin Family Guy, Family Guy Universe - fam guy 

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Mirajane Strauss is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Mirajane Strauss Fairy Tail

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Hank Lawson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Hank Lawson Dr. Quinn^! Medicine Woman

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Makino is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders

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Dominic is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Dominic Mixology

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Tom Nuttall is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Tom Nuttall Deadwood - Proprietor of the No.10 Saloon

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Jamie Somers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Jamie Somers Bionic Woman

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Bartender is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Bartender This Christmas

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Eddie is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Eddie Barfly - "I'd hate to be you if I were me!"

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Jake Hanson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Jake Hanson Melrose Place