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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!

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1,139 1,383
Leslie Knope is listed (or ranked) 51 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Leslie Knope Parks and Recreation

33 Child Actors Who Died Young The Best Saturday Night Live Characters of All Time

52
1,847 1,564
Roger is listed (or ranked) 52 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Roger American Dad!

53
1,328 1,029
Michael Kelso is listed (or ranked) 53 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Michael Kelso That '70s Show

54
1,147 917
Dorothy Zbornak is listed (or ranked) 54 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dorothy Zbornak The Golden Girls

55
1,986 2,563
Ralph Wiggum is listed (or ranked) 55 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ralph Wiggum The Simpsons

56
1,531 1,053
Carlton Banks is listed (or ranked) 56 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Carlton Banks The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

57
1,716 1,611
Kermit the Frog is listed (or ranked) 57 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Kermit the Frog The Muppet Show, Sam and Friends

58
955 734
Doug Heffernan is listed (or ranked) 58 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
truthissomewhereoutthere added Doug Heffernan The King of Queens

59
1,084 967
Steve Urkel is listed (or ranked) 59 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Steve Urkel Family Matters

60
1,556 1,493
Perry Cox is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Perry Cox Scrubs

61
1,375 1,123
Amy Farrah Fowler is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Amy Farrah Fowler The Big Bang Theory

62
1,581 2,070
Mr. Burns is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mr. Burns The Simpsons

63
1,155 737
Steven Hyde is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
gamedemon24 added Steven Hyde That '70s Show

64
1,543 2,672
Gob Bluth is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Gob Bluth Arrested Development

65
1,199 968
Tim Taylor is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Tim Taylor Home Improvement

The Funniest Female TV Characters The Greatest TV Shows of All Time

66
1,651 1,988
Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Charlie Kelly It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

67
1,068 901
Dan Conner is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dan Conner Roseanne

68
1,079 2,093
Basil Fawlty is listed (or ranked) 68 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Basil Fawlty Fawlty Towers

69
886 1,172
Granny is listed (or ranked) 69 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Granny The Beverly Hillbillies

70
811 1,301
Dick Solomon is listed (or ranked) 70 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dick Solomon 3rd Rock from the Sun

71
882 1,719
Jim Ignatowski is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jim Ignatowski

72
976 1,256
Ray Barone is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ray Barone Everybody Loves Raymond

73
1,651 1,917
Sterling Archer is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

74
1,609 1,976
Zoidberg is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Zoidberg Futurama

75
996 1,138
Christopher Turk is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

76
821 652
Raj Koothrappali is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Raj Koothrappali The Big Bang Theory

77
1,120 1,280
Charlie Harper is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Charlie Harper Two and a Half Men

78
1,598 1,691
Kenny McCormick is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Kenny McCormick South Park

79
980 1,020
Ross Geller is listed (or ranked) 79 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ross Geller Friends

What Happened To All The Kids From All That? The Greatest Bangs in Movie History

80
1,068 831
Tom Cat is listed (or ranked) 80 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

81
1,121 1,607
Frasier Crane is listed (or ranked) 81 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Frasier Crane Frasier, Cheers

82
1,486 2,041
Beavis is listed (or ranked) 82 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Beavis Beavis and Butt-head

83
1,255 1,327
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 83 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
kealingswagg97 added SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants - he is my boo thang we jst got married dizz year....

84
980 1,104
Gilligan is listed (or ranked) 84 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Gilligan Gilligan's Island

85
1,085 917
Dave Chappelle is listed (or ranked) 85 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Dave Chappelle Chappelle's Show

86
1,366 2,037
Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 86 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Butt-head Beavis and Butt-head

87
819 522
Penny is listed (or ranked) 87 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
katieryan1010 added Penny The Big Bang Theory

88
1,324 1,716
Stephen Colbert is listed (or ranked) 88 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

89
1,050 1,234
Frank Costanza is listed (or ranked) 89 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

90
605 822
Eunice Harper Higgins is listed (or ranked) 90 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
truthissomewhereoutthere added Eunice Harper Higgins

91
978 947
Gomez and Morticia is listed (or ranked) 91 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Gomez and Morticia

92
812 907
Jack Tripper is listed (or ranked) 92 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack Tripper Three's Company

93
832 1,046
Mork is listed (or ranked) 93 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mork Mork & Mindy, The Mork & Mindy / Laverne & Shirley / Fonz Hour

The Best Current TV Shows No One Is Watching The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

94
936 1,303
Mr. Garrison is listed (or ranked) 94 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mr. Garrison South Park

95
1,324 1,638
Groundskeeper Willie is listed (or ranked) 95 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Groundskeeper Willie The Simpsons

96
693 1,110
George Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 96 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
George Jefferson The Jeffersons

97
1,106 1,989
Jack Donaghy is listed (or ranked) 97 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack Donaghy 30 Rock

98
645 1,101
Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 98 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Sam Malone Cheers

99
958 908
Marvin the Martian is listed (or ranked) 99 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

100
1,069 1,367
Kyle Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 100 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Kyle Broflovski South Park