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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!

Homer Simpson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
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Homer Simpson


Series: The Simpsons

Actor: Dan Castellaneta

Occupation: Nuclear Safety Inspector

Created By: Matt Groening

Episode: Donnie Fatso

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#1 on The Greatest TV Characters of All Time

#29 on The Most Mismatched TV Couples

#1 on The Funniest Characters Currently on TV

#59 on The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
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Stewie Griffin


Series: Family Guy

Actor: Seth MacFarlane

Also Ranked

#42 on The Best Dressed Male TV Characters

#6 on The Greatest TV Characters of All Time

#6 on The Funniest Characters Currently on TV

#19 on The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
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Eric Cartman


Series: South Park

Actor: Trey Parker

Occupation: Singer

Created By: Trey Parker, Matt Stone

Also Ranked

#21 on The Greatest TV Characters of All Time

#57 on The Best TV Villains of All Time

#5 on The Funniest Characters Currently on TV

#33 on The Most Likeable TV Anti-Heroes

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Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
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Peter Griffin


Series: Family Guy

Actor: Seth MacFarlane

Occupation: Office Worker

Created By: Seth MacFarlane

Also Ranked

#34 on The Best Dressed Male TV Characters

#4 on The Greatest TV Characters of All Time

#22 on The Most Mismatched TV Couples

#3 on The Funniest Characters Currently on TV

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