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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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294 111
Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Cheers

2
508 85
Moe Szyslak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons

3
259 88
Woody Boyd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Cheers

4
228 97
Coach Ernie Pantusso is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders

5
183 143
Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

6
171 130
Isaac Washington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Isaac Washington The Love Boat

7
137 91
Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Deadwood

8
174 140
Lloyd the Bartender is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
The Shining

9
69 101
Diane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
JordanMc added Cheers

10
118 166
Mac is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Mac It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

11
94 131
Brian Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
wiabux added Cocktail

12
127 152
Quark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek

13
158 131
Horace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Family Guy Universe

14
49 56
Doug Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
wiabux added Cocktail

15
75 43
Hawkeye Pierce is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Maryellen Elizabeth added M*A*S*H

16
108 150
Dennis Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

17
136 127
iZac is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
iZac Futurama

18
101 155
Deandra Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

19
33 50
Archie Bunker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
slaft added Archie Bunker's Place, All in the Family - Archie Bunker's Place

20
124 131
Guinan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek

21
33 66
Milt Joyce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
zxray added Milt Joyce Tombstone

22
20 69
Andy the Mixologist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
PeteBoyle added Andy the Mixologist Portlandia

23
76 126
Gus the Bartender is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
zxray added Gus the Bartender The Cleveland Show

24
38 34
Nick Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
VeryCloseTalking added New Girl

25
79 112
Razor Charlie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
From Dusk Till Dawn

26
41 40
Doc is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
John Carter added The Boondock Saints - The Boondock Saints

27
40 50
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy, Family Guy Universe

28
29 45
Sascha is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
clash1977 added Casablanca

29
49 83
Sam Noonan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
pmmom38 added Sam Noonan Gunsmoke

30
40 86
Adriana La Cerva is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
pmmom38 added Sopranos - added by pmmom38

31
22 48
Mirajane Strauss is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
dennis-jansson added Fairy Tail

32
30 65
Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
DawsonHoerdt added Family Guy, Family Guy Universe - fam guy 

33
8 49
Hank Lawson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Maryellen Elizabeth added Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman

34
8 49
Makino is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
dennis-jansson added

35
13 14
Carl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Carl How I met your mother

36
74 92
Carl is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
maislinger.t added Carl How I met your mother

37
15 34
Tom Nuttall is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
PatrickTK021 added Tom Nuttall Deadwood - Proprietor of the No.10 Saloon

38
5 52
Dominic is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
ChrissyBaker added Dominic Mixology

39
1 0
Arthur is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Emanuel Lee Spivey added Arthur "Their are no secrets between us" - Passengers (2016)

40
1 0
Maz Kanata is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Emanuel Lee Spivey added Han Solo! Where's Chewie? I love that wookie.

41
14 51
Jamie Somers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
pmmom38 added Jamie Somers Bionic Woman

42
2 38
Bartender is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
RalphBob added This Christmas

43
8 43
Jake Hanson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
pmmom38 added Melrose Place

44
0 10
Eddie is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Eddie Barfly

45
4 31
Eddie is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
PatrickTK021 added Eddie Barfly - "I'd hate to be you if I were me!"