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The Funniest TV Characters of All Time  

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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
Homer Simpson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
The Simpsons
2
Stewie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Family Guy
3
Eric Cartman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
South Park
4
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Family Guy
5
Bugs Bunny is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Baby Looney Tunes
6
Michael Scott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
The Office
7
Sheldon Cooper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
The Big Bang Theory
8
Bart Simpson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
The Simpsons, The Tracey Ullman Show
9
Lucy Ricardo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour
10
Cosmo Kramer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Seinfeld
11
Chandler Bing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
tahirtalha98 added Friends
12
Al Bundy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Married... with Children
13
Dwight Schrute is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
The Office
14
Joey Tribbiani is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Joey, Friends
15
Barney Stinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
How I Met Your Mother
16
Bender is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Futurama
17
Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
18
Glenn Quagmire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Family Guy
19
Red Forman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
That '70s Show
20
George Costanza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Seinfeld
21
Phoebe Buffay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Friends
22
Sophia Petrillo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
The Golden Palace, The Golden Girls
23
Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Family Guy
24
Wile E. Coyote is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner
25
Ron Swanson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Funniest TV Characters of All Time
Parks and Recreation