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The Greatest Fictional Bartenders 

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Updated February 3, 2020 12.6k votes 1.5k voters 44.5k views 43 items

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There are so many bartenders and drink slingers in TV and movies that should be available to pour our cocktails any night of the week that it's almost sad when you remember the greatest fictional bartenders are just that: fictional. These amazing fictional bartenders hail from some of the best movies of all time and the best TV shows of recent memory.
From "Sweet Dee" on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia to the rotating cast of pour jockeys at Cheers, there are plenty of little and big screen bartenders to choose from in the quest to name the best bartender that doesn't actually exist. Considering, on shows like The Simpsons, the bartenders can literally do ANYTHING imaginable (like conceive of a flaming drink that takes the boozing world by storm), it actually takes quite a bit to grab the title of best fake bartender.

This list of the best bartenders in TV and film, ranked by people like you, is here to help determine who the top movie or TV bartender really is. These famous movie bartenders and television barkeeps serve the best drinks, share the most interesting stories, tell the funniest bar jokes, and lend the most sympathetic ears. Vote up your favorite fictional characters to help determine who is the best bartender in entertainment.

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Moe Szyslak is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons
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Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Cheers
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Woody Boyd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Cheers
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Coach Ernie Pantusso is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
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Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
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Mac is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Mac It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
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Dennis Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia
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Lloyd the Bartender is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
The Shining
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Isaac Washington is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Isaac Washington The Love Boat
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Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Deadwood
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Hawkeye Pierce is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Maryellen Elizabeth added M*A*S*H
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Horace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Family Guy Universe
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Deandra Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Deandra Reynolds It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia
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iZac is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
iZac Futurama
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Guinan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek
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Quark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Quark Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek
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Brian Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
wiabux added Cocktail
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Doug Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
wiabux added Cocktail
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Nick Miller is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
VeryCloseTalking added Nick Miller New Girl
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Sascha is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
clash1977 added Casablanca
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Archie Bunker is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
slaft added Archie Bunker's Place, All in the Family
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Doc is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
John Carter added The Boondock Saints
The Boondock Saints
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Carl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Carl How I met your mother
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Carl is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
maislinger.t added Carl How I met your mother
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Razor Charlie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
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