Entertainment The Biggest Goofballs In TV History  

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Get ready to laugh as we rank the best goofballs in TV history. Some of the funniest characters to ever grace the small screen have also been the biggest goofs. While their antics are often well-intentioned and in good fun, these goofball characters can range from the simple-minded to the overly strange - and sometimes downright annoying.

They usually serve as the comic relief and can be the main character or shine in a supporting role. Despite their faults, audiences have a special place in their hearts for these guys and girls. From Cosmo Kramer to Lucy Ball, this list includes the greatest goofballs to ever grace the small screen. Whether you think Micheal Scott is the world’s biggest goof or think that honor should go to Joey Tribbiani, make your voice heard below.

Vote up your favorite goofballs and add your own if they’re missing from the list.

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19 5
Joey Tribbiani is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Friends, Joey
2
16 6
Andy Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Parks and Recreation
3
16 6
Michael Scott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
The Office
4
13 7
Detective Jake Peralta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
5
14 8
Cosmo Kramer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Seinfeld
6
8 4
Marshall Eriksen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
How I Met Your Mother
7
13 10
Homer Simpson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
The Simpsons, Stand Up to Cancer, Do the Bartman
8
8 5
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Family Guy, Family Guy Universe
9
7 4
Hal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Malcolm in the Middle
10
11 9
Charlie Kelly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
11
9 7
Lucy Ricardo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, I Love Lucy, I Love Lucy
12
7 6
Phil Dunphy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Modern Family
13
6 7
Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
14
4 5
Brittany Pierce is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Glee, Glee: The 3D Concert Movie, Glee Encore
15
6 8
Michael Kelso is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
That '70s Show
16
8 11
Kenneth Parcell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
30 Rock
17
5 9
Gob Bluth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Arrested Development, Arrested Development, Arrested Development
18
6 11
Jessica
19
3 8
Shawn Spencer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
Psych, Psych
20
2 8
Troy Barnes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Biggest Goofballs In TV History
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