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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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350 135
Sam Malone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Cheers

2
586 98
Moe Szyslak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie, The Simpsons

3
305 102
Woody Boyd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Cheers

4
266 116
Coach Ernie Pantusso is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders

5
241 157
Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

6
193 150
Isaac Washington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Isaac Washington The Love Boat

7
151 111
Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Deadwood

8
196 157
Lloyd the Bartender is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
The Shining

9
160 182
Mac is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Mac It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

10
118 151
Brian Flanagan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
wiabux added Cocktail

11
79 134
Diane Chambers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
JordanMc added Cheers

12
120 57
Hawkeye Pierce is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Maryellen Elizabeth added M*A*S*H

13
153 170
Quark is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek

14
139 166
Dennis Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

15
182 145
Horace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Family Guy Universe

16
65 73
Doug Coughlin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
wiabux added Cocktail

17
126 166
Deandra Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

18
153 137
iZac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
iZac Futurama

19
46 61
Archie Bunker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
slaft added Archie Bunker's Place, All in the Family

20
145 146
Guinan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek

21
38 75
Milt Joyce is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
zxray added Milt Joyce Tombstone

22
24 81
Andy the Mixologist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
PeteBoyle added Andy the Mixologist
Portlandia

23
86 137
Gus the Bartender is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
zxray added Gus the Bartender The Cleveland Show

24
60 42
Nick Miller is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
VeryCloseTalking added New Girl

25
53 49
Doc is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Bartenders
John Carter added The Boondock Saints