Animated The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History  

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List Rules Only fictional animals that can be understood by humans

List of the greatest talking animals in television history, as ranked by television critics, historians, and fans. Throughout the years, television has seen its fair share of speaking animal characters, each with their own personalities as unique as they would be if they were human characters. These characters come in all sorts of species, from a household dog to moose that stands on two legs. Although a vast majority of these characters are animated, there are a few which are live action. The live action talking animals, such as Mister Ed or the storytelling dog Wishbone, are impressive because the show runners needed to use a mix of real, cooperative animals, voice actors, and special effects.

While many of the TV talking animal characters on this list speak and act as if they were human beings, a few talk with speech impediments and act very much like animals, such as Scooby Doo. Characters like Brian Griffin from Family Guy act completely like humans in animal suits, while characters like Winnie the Pooh act completely within their animal’s nature.

Who are television’s best talking animals? This list features a wide array of animals who talk from generations of television, made by live action and cartoon creators alike.

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Bugs Bunny is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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573 201
Daffy Duck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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684 203
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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555 207
Garfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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711 306
Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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442 195
Donald Duck is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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433 190
Mickey Mouse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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382 200
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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422 206
Foghorn Leghorn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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412 165
Eeyore is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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386 211
Porky Pig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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395 102
Kermit the Frog is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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453 137
Tigger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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376 110
Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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343 188
Pepé Le Pew is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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360 135
Goofy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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380 157
Winnie-the-Pooh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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336 142
Wile E. Coyote is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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276 216
Bullwinkle J. Moose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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353 181
Tweety is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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309 170
Piglet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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263 176
Woody Woodpecker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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287 206
Mister Ed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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256 191
Rocky the Flying Squirrel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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230 66
Pumbaa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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272 183
Salem Saberhagen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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225 182
Huckleberry Hound is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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218 88
Scrooge McDuck is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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193 145
Underdog is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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314 202
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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203 80
Fozzie Bear is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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218 71
Timon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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196 144
Eugene H. Krabs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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Alvin Seville is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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264 163
Patrick Star is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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187 136
Miss Piggy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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152 60
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158 68
Speedy Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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204 131
Squidward Tentacles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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167 191
Quick Draw McGraw is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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128 88
Droopy Dog is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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147 134
Mighty Mouse is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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179 215
Ren Höek is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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155 71
Jiminy Cricket is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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182 187
Simon Seville is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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146 70
Huey, Dewey and Louie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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139 91
Minnie Mouse is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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225 216
Klaus Heisler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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145 71
Pinky is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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187 186
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