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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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Reverend Jim Ignatowski is listed (or ranked) 251 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Reverend Jim Ignatowski

The Best Arrested Development Characters The Most Annoying TV and Film Characters Ever

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Bobby Hill is listed (or ranked) 252 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
lemonhead added Bobby Hill King of the Hill

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Ted Mosby is listed (or ranked) 253 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ted Mosby How I Met Your Mother

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Thurston Howell, III is listed (or ranked) 254 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Thurston Howell, III Gilligan's Island

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Jack McFarland is listed (or ranked) 255 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jack McFarland Will & Grace

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Cory Matthews is listed (or ranked) 256 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
JVall14 added Cory Matthews Girl Meets World, Boy Meets World

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Clyde Donovan is listed (or ranked) 257 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Joel Robinson is listed (or ranked) 258 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
DolittleD added Joel Robinson Mystery Science Theater 3000 - Mystery Science Theater 3000

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Andy Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 259 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Andy Dwyer Parks and Recreation

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Saul Goodman is listed (or ranked) 260 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Saul Goodman Breaking Bad

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john cleese is listed (or ranked) 261 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
john cleese

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April Ludgate is listed (or ranked) 262 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
April Ludgate Parks and Recreation

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Timmy is listed (or ranked) 263 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Bud Bundy is listed (or ranked) 264 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Bud Bundy Married... with Children

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Joe Swanson is listed (or ranked) 265 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Joe Swanson Family Guy

The Saddest Television Deaths Ever 8 TV Actors Who Turned Out Just Like Their Characters

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Esther Anderson is listed (or ranked) 266 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Jimmy Vulmer is listed (or ranked) 267 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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George Bluth Sr. is listed (or ranked) 268 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
George Bluth Sr. Arrested Development

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Craig Tucker is listed (or ranked) 269 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Craig Tucker South Park

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Ali G is listed (or ranked) 270 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Ali G Da Ali G Show

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Arthur Spooner is listed (or ranked) 271 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
MichaelWalls added Arthur Spooner The King of Queens

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Ari Gold is listed (or ranked) 272 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
ariel ari gold Entourage

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Garry Shandling is listed (or ranked) 273 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
curly67 added Garry Shandling Its Garry Shandling's Show

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Berta is listed (or ranked) 274 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
IsabelK├╝hn added Berta Two and a Half Men

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Crow T. Robot is listed (or ranked) 275 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Crow T. Robot Mystery Science Theater 3000

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Dr. Spaceman is listed (or ranked) 276 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Ike Broflovski is listed (or ranked) 277 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Benny Hill is listed (or ranked) 278 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Benny Hill

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Mister Ed is listed (or ranked) 279 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Mister Ed Mister Ed

The Best Seinfeld Characters The Conspiracy Theories You Believe Are True

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Cameron Tucker is listed (or ranked) 280 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
prometheus added Cameron Tucker Modern Family

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Arnold Jackson is listed (or ranked) 281 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Waylon Smithers is listed (or ranked) 282 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Waylon Smithers The Simpsons

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Bill Dauterive is listed (or ranked) 283 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Bill Dauterive King of the Hill

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Jemaine Clement is listed (or ranked) 284 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jemaine Clement Flight of the Conchords

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Sam Winchester is listed (or ranked) 285 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Sam Winchester Supernatural, Supernatural The Animation

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Colonel Klink is listed (or ranked) 286 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
axelanti added Colonel Klink

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Beaker Muppet Show is listed (or ranked) 287 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
sev674475 added Beaker Muppet Show

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Louise Belcher is listed (or ranked) 288 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Louise Belcher Bob's Burgers

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Garth Algar is listed (or ranked) 289 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
RobertoHirsch added Garth Algar

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Zapp Brannigan is listed (or ranked) 290 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Statler and Waldorf is listed (or ranked) 291 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
sev674475 added Statler and Waldorf

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Alan Harper is listed (or ranked) 292 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
truthissomewhereoutthere added Alan Harper Two and a Half Men

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Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 293 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Jeannie I Dream of Jeannie

The Greatest Female TV Characters of All Time The Best Current Historical Drama Series

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Willow Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 294 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Willow Rosenberg Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Animated Series

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Ernest P. Worrell is listed (or ranked) 295 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
lemonhead added Ernest P. Worrell Hey Vern, It's Ernest!

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Squidward Tentacles is listed (or ranked) 296 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
jordy12 added Squidward Tentacles SpongeBob SquarePants

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Coach McGurk is listed (or ranked) 297 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Apu Nahasapeemapetilon is listed (or ranked) 298 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Apu Nahasapeemapetilon The Simpsons

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Grace Adler is listed (or ranked) 299 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Grace Adler Will & Grace

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Laverne De Fazio is listed (or ranked) 300 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Laverne De Fazio Laverne & Shirley