TV characters The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples  

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List Rules TV couples made up of an overweight man and a much thinner woman

List of the greatest fat guy, skinny wife couples. These are the couples that perhaps seem unlikely in real life -- a man of full proportions with a thin, beautiful wife. These TV couples, however, seem to work, whether they’re in dramas or comedies, from the past or present.

 The fat guy, skinny wife trope has been used so much that it has almost become a cliché. Ever wondered, then, why a large gentlemen ends up with a delicate wife on TV? Part of the reason surely comes from the fact that many of these fat guy, skinny wife pairings are on sitcoms. An overweight comedian secures a TV series and needs a wife character, so casting chooses an attractive woman, which is nothing unusual for TV. One of the best known examples of this type of fat man, hot wife pairing can be found in “King of Queens.” Would a Leah Remini marry a Kevin James in real life?

 Sometimes, though, the pairing of a fat guy with a thin wife makes sense. This is more often seen in dramas. Take “The Sopranos,” for example. Tony Soprano is a large man, but he has the position and power to warrant a hot wife. A stereotype unfair to women, maybe, but one which is sometimes true in real life. Of course, these pairings can also be seen on sitcoms, as in the case of Jay and Gloria on “Modern Family.”

 This list contains the greatest fat guy, thin wife couples on TV. Whether they’re funny or dramatic, realistic or far-fetched, these are the unlikely TV couples we love to watch. Check out these fat husband, skinny wife couples, and vote up your favorites.
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Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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Fred Flintstone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Fred and Wilma Flintstone The Flintstones

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Philip Banks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Uncle Phil and Aunt Vivian Banks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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Doug Heffernan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Doug and Carrie Heffernan The King of Queens

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Homer Simpson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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Barney Rubble is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Barney and Betty Rubble The Flintstones

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Al Bundy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Al and Peggy Bundy Married... with Children

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Cleveland Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Cleveland and Donna Brown The Cleveland Show, Family Guy

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Carl Winslow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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Midge and Bob Pinciotti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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Hank Hill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Hank and Peggy Hill King of the Hill

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Ralph Kramden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Ralph and Alice Kramden The Honeymooners

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George Lopez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
George and Angie Lopez George Lopez

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Jay Pritchett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Jay and Gloria Pritchett Modern Family

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Tony Soprano is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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Archie and Edith Bunker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Archie and Edith Bunker All In The Family

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Sean Finnerty is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Sean and Claudia Finnerty Grounded for Life

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Drew Carey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Drew Carey and Kate O'Brien The Drew Carey Show

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Bernie 'Mac' McCullough is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Bernie 'Mac' and Wanda McCullough The Bernie Mac Show

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Jim and Cheryl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Jim and Cheryl According to Jim

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Fred and Ethel Mertz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Fred and Ethel Mertz

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Kirk Van Houten is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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George and Susan Costanza is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
George and Susan Costanza

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Jerry and Gayle Gergich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Jerry and Gayle Gergich Parks and Recreation

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Robert Baratheon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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Bill Miller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Bill and Judy Miller Still Standing

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Bob and Amy Duncan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Bob and Amy Duncan Good Luck Charlie

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Ray Barone is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Ray and Debra Barone Everybody Loves Raymond

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Kevin and Donna Gable is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Kevin and Donna Gable New Fall Sitcom 'Kevin Can Wait' starring Kevin James

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Louie and Kim is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Louie and Kim Lucky Louie

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Andy Sipowicz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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Harry Goldenblatt is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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Louie De Palma and Zena Sherma... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Louie De Palma and Zena Sherman Taxi

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Roc and Eleanor Emerson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Roc and Eleanor Emerson Roc

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Tony and Rachel Scali is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Tony and Rachel Scali The Commish

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Graham and Elizabeth Lubbock is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Graham and Elizabeth Lubbock Just the Ten of Us

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Tony Kleinman is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples

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Bob and Carol Chase is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples
Bob and Carol Chase Quintuplets

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Cathy Jamison is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fat Guy / Skinny Wife Couples