fictional characters The Funniest Characters Currently on TV

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List Rules Vote up the characters that make you laugh - either with them or at them. Must be from shows on TV or streaming that are either in season or expected to return.

Who are the funniest current TV characters on air right this very moment? This is your chance to vote up the small screen characters you truly believe are the funniest on the tube in 2016-2017. Sitcom superstars like Sofia Vergara on Modern Family and Julia Louis Dreyfus on Veep are represented by their respective characters, the hilarious Gloria Delgado-Pritchett and President Selina Meyer. Current cartoon characters like Eric Cartman from South Park and Pam Poovey from Archer are also included. In fact, other animated series have given us some of the funniest characters on television right now. For instance, Bob's Burgers brought audiences Louise Belcher, while Family Guy introduced the world to Stewie Griffin.

Funny characters currently on TV span from comedic network TV characters like Detective Jake Peralta (played by comedian Andy Samberg) on FOX's Brooklyn 99 to premium cable sitcom characters like Shoshanna Shapiro (played by actress Zosia Mamet) on HBO's Girls.

Funny current TV characters on the list below are even from dramas and thrillers, such as Peter Dinklage's Tyrion Lannister on HBO's Game of Thrones and Jensen Ackles' Dean Winchester on The CW's Supernatural

Which of these current TV show characters in 2017 do you think are the funniest and most laugh out loud hilarious? Cast your votes below and be sure to add any other funny television characters, provided they are on a current show (network or streaming).

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Phil Dunphy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Phil Dunphy Modern Family

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Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Peter Griffin Family Guy

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Sheldon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Sheldon Cooper The Big Bang Theory

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Homer Simpson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Homer Simpson The Simpsons

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Detective Jake Peralta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Detective Jake Peralta Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Stewie Griffin Family Guy

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Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Charlie Kelly It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Eric Cartman South Park

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Tyrion Lannister is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Tyrion Lannister Game of Thrones

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Captain Ray Holt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Captain Ray Holt Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Gloria Delgado-Pritchett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Gloria Delgado-Pritchett Modern Family

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Bart Simpson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Bart Simpson The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show

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Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Brian Griffin Family Guy

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Sterling Archer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV

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Louise Belcher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Louise Belcher Bob's Burgers

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Raj Koothrappali is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Raj Koothrappali The Big Bang Theory

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Dean Winchester is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Dean Winchester Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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Mitchell Pritchett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Mitchell Pritchett Modern Family

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Sergeant Terry Jeffords is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Sergeant Terry Jeffords Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Schmidt New Girl

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Glenn Quagmire is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Glenn Quagmire Family Guy

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Claire Dunphy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Claire Dunphy Modern Family

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Roger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Roger American Dad!

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Leonard Hofstadter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Leonard Hofstadter The Big Bang Theory

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Penny is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Penny The Big Bang Theory

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Amy Farrah Fowler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Amy Farrah Fowler The Big Bang Theory

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Stan Marsh is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Stan Marsh South Park

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Bernadette Rostenkowski is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Bernadette Rostenkowski The Big Bang Theory

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Frank Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Frank Reynolds It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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Howard Wolowitz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Howard Wolowitz The Big Bang Theory

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Tina Belcher is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Tina Belcher Bob's Burgers

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Butters Stotch is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Butters Stotch South Park

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Sue Heck is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Sue Heck The Middle

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Stan Smith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Stan Smith American Dad!

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Lisa Simpson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Lisa Simpson The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show

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Marge Simpson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Marge Simpson The Simpsons

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Titus Andromedon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Titus Andromedon Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

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Randy Marsh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Randy Marsh South Park

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Pam Poovey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Pam Poovey Archer

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Chris Griffin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Chris Griffin Family Guy

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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants

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Suzanne "Crazy Eyes"... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warrem Orange Is the New Black

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Nick Miller is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Nick Miller New Girl

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Lois Griffin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Lois Griffin Family Guy

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Ralph Wiggum is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Ralph Wiggum The Simpsons

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Selina Meyer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV

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Cheryl Tunt is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Cheryl Tunt Archer

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Klaus Heissler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Klaus Heissler American Dad!

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Gene Belcher is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Gene Belcher Bob's Burgers

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Luke Dunphy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Funniest Characters Currently on TV
Luke Dunphy Modern Family