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The Funniest New TV Characters In 2019  

Philip Moder
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List Rules Only characters from shows that premiered in 2019.

Not sure who to turn to when you need a good laugh? This list of funny new TV characters is the perfect place to start. With tons of great shows coming to Hulu, Amazon, and Netflix, there’s never been a better time to be a comedy fan. 

The funniest new TV characters in 2019 come from a range of comedic backgrounds - some are therapists, some are stuck in purgatory, and others are everyday high school students just trying to cope with their changing bodies. Some characters, like Nandor and Laszlo, are hilarious vampires who’ve been terrorizing their enemies and making their friends laugh (whether intentionally or not) for centuries, while other characters, like Craig Bog (played by Daniel Radcliff), are actual angels sent to Earth to help answer everyone's prayers. Which of these characters do you think is the funniest?

Vote up all of your favorite funny TV characters 2019. And if you think someone is missing from our list of new funny TV characters, go ahead and add them to the list. And if you're hungry for even more laughs, check out this list of the best funny TV show characters ever. 

Dr Jean F. Milburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Funniest New TV Characters In 2019
Photo: Sex Education/Netflix
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Dr Jean F. Milburn

I've noticed you were pretending to m*sturbate and I was wondering if you wanted to talk about it.

Appears In: Sex Education

Played By: Gillian Anderson

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Annie Easton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Funniest New TV Characters In 2019
Photo: Shrill/Hulu
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Annie Easton

"I'm the obesity epedemic and you know me."

Appears In: Shrill

Played By: Aidy Bryant

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Nadia Vulvokov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Funniest New TV Characters In 2019
Photo: Russian Doll/Netflix
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Nadia Vulvokov

"Fun is for suckers. Staring down the barrel of my own mortality always beats fun."

Appears In: Russian Doll

Played By: Natasha Lyonne

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Otis Milburn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Funniest New TV Characters In 2019
Photo: Sex Education/Netflix
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Otis Milburn

"Just because he’s the only other gay in our year, it doesn’t mean you have to fancy him."

Appears In: Sex Education

Played By: Asa Butterfield

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