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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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279 101
Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Sam Malone Cheers

2
488 79
Moe Szyslak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Moe Szyslak The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons

3
248 82
Woody Boyd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Woody Boyd Cheers

4
222 90
Coach Ernie Pantusso is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders

5
165 120
Isaac Washington is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Isaac Washington The Love Boat

6
174 137
Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Charlie Kelly It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

7
131 84
Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Al Swearengen Deadwood

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165 135
Lloyd the Bartender is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Lloyd the Bartender The Shining

9
66 92
Diane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
JordanMc added Diane Chambers Cheers

10
111 159
Mac is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Mac It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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88 124
Brian Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
wiabux added Brian Flanagan Cocktail

12
47 49
Doug Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
wiabux added Doug Coughlin Cocktail

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120 145
Quark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Quark Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek

14
67 38
Hawkeye Pierce is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Maryellen Elizabeth added Hawkeye Pierce M*A*S*H

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149 127
Horace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Horace Family Guy Universe

16
134 119
iZac is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
iZac Futurama

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100 143
Dennis Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Dennis Reynolds It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

18
94 149
Deandra Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Deandra Reynolds It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

19
32 44
Archie Bunker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
slaft added Archie Bunker Archie Bunker's Place, All in the Family - Archie Bunker's Place

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115 126
Guinan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Guinan Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek

21
31 60
Milt Joyce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
zxray added Milt Joyce Tombstone

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16 64
Andy the Mixologist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
PeteBoyle added Andy the Mixologist Portlandia

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72 121
Gus the Bartender is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
zxray added Gus the Bartender The Cleveland Show

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76 106
Razor Charlie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Razor Charlie From Dusk Till Dawn

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34 33
Doc is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
John Carter added Doc McGinty The Boondock Saints - The Boondock Saints

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30 28
Nick Miller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
VeryCloseTalking added Nick Miller New Girl

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27 39
Sascha is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
clash1977 added Sascha Casablanca

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36 42
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
CheckinaCoulibaly added Peter Griffin Family Guy, Family Guy Universe

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49 77
Sam Noonan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
pmmom38 added Sam Noonan Gunsmoke

30
39 80
Adriana La Cerva is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
pmmom38 added Adriana La Cerva Sopranos - added by pmmom38

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27 58
Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
DawsonHoerdt added Brian Griffin Family Guy, Family Guy Universe - fam guy 

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17 43
Mirajane Strauss is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
dennis-jansson added Mirajane Strauss Fairy Tail

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8 43
Hank Lawson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Maryellen Elizabeth added Hank Lawson Dr. Quinn^! Medicine Woman

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7 41
Makino is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
dennis-jansson added Makino

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6 8
Carl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Carl How I met your mother

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15 29
Tom Nuttall is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
PatrickTK021 added Tom Nuttall Deadwood - Proprietor of the No.10 Saloon

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72 87
Carl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
maislinger.t added Carl How I met your mother

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5 48
Dominic is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
ChrissyBaker added Dominic Mixology

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13 47
Jamie Somers is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
pmmom38 added Jamie Somers Bionic Woman

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2 34
Bartender is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
RalphBob added Bartender This Christmas

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7 40
Jake Hanson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
pmmom38 added Jake Hanson Melrose Place

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0 8
Eddie is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Eddie Barfly

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4 29
Eddie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
PatrickTK021 added Eddie Barfly - "I'd hate to be you if I were me!"