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The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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List Criteria: Most memorable policeman characters in comedy shows

List of the best police TV characters. These sitcom sheriffs, TV deputies, and television police officers have been around since the beginning of the TV box itself. From cartoon cops to black-and-white era television superstars, this page contains the greatest list of cops in sitcoms that you'll find in the whole wide world (wide web). The funny cop names on this list span all eras of TV history, including classic TV cops and cops cartoon characters.

Plus, with new shows like Mike and Molly and Brooklyn Nine-Nine with Andy Samberg, the best cops on TV sitcoms are yet to come. Who can forget Louis CK's recurring bumbling cop character drooling over Amy Poehler's character on Parks and Rec? The funniest cops on television might have begun on Car 54, Where Are You? but they're not ending anytime soon (at least according to NBC's upcoming lineup). The greatest sitcom cops range from classic appearances - like in Seinfeld's library - to unforgettable famous policeman characters - like the entire cast of Comedy Central's Reno 911! In fact, so many of these police sitcoms end with an exclamation point that they'd better be engrained in our collective memories.

Funny shows about cops don't have to take place in the police station itself (remember Carl Winslow from Family Matters?) but, as we see with the classic TV sitcom Sledge Hammer! and Police Squad! - well, it ain't a bad idea. Enjoy the rankings of these high-ranking law enforcement officials with the funniest cops on television and be sure to upvote your favorite TV policemen.

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    The Andy Griffith Show

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    Police Squad

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    Get Smart

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    The Andy Griffith Show

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    The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons

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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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    Barney Miller

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    Barney Miller

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    The Dukes of Hazzard

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    Bull Shannon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Bull Shannon Night Court

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    Everybody Loves Raymond

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    Get Smart

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    Monk, Monk Universe

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    Lt. Jim Dangle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Lt. Jim Dangle Reno 911

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    Family Matters

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    Castle

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    Family Guy, Family Guy Universe

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    Frank Poncherello is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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    Frank Poncherello

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    Psych, Psych

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    Officer Francis Muldoon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Officer Francis Muldoon Car 54, Where Are You?

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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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    The Wire The Wire 

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    Trudy Wiegel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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    Trudy Wiegel

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    Officer Mike Biggs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Officer Mike Biggs Mike & Molly

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    Johnathan Baker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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    Johnathan Baker

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    Monk, Monk Universe

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    Clementine Johnson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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    Clementine Johnson

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    Parks and Recreation

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    Officer Gunther Toody is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Officer Gunther Toody Car 54, Where Are You?

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    Criminal Minds

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    Sledge Hammer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Sledge Hammer Sledge Hammer!

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    Sergeant Price Pascall The Last Precinct

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    Sgt. Hildy Jones

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    Sgt. Charles Enright McMillan & Wife

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    Lt. Randall Disher

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    Brisco County Jr. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Brisco County Jr. The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

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    Happy Days

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    Url is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

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    Url Futurama

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    B.J. and the Bear, The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo

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    Inspector Raymond Fowler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Inspector Raymond Fowler The Thin Blue Line

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    3rd Rock from the Sun

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    The Mentalist

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    Carl McMillan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Carl McMillan Mike & Molly

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    That 70s Show

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    Sherrif Lobo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Cops on TV Sitcoms

    Sherrif Lobo The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo

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