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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589 207
Daffy Duck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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699 209
Scooby-Doo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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568 212
Garfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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451 199
Donald Duck is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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720 314
Brian Griffin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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440 194
Mickey Mouse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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389 204
Yogi Bear is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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421 168
Eeyore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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427 213
Foghorn Leghorn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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393 214
Porky Pig is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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406 103
Kermit the Frog is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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460 141
Tigger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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382 113
Sylvester is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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365 137
Goofy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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347 193
Pepé Le Pew is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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387 159
Winnie-the-Pooh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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344 144
Wile E. Coyote is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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278 220
Bullwinkle J. Moose is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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359 184
Tweety is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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313 173
Piglet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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267 179
Woody Woodpecker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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288 212
Mister Ed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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259 193
Rocky the Flying Squirrel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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236 67
Pumbaa is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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278 185
Salem Saberhagen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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228 187
Huckleberry Hound is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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221 91
Scrooge McDuck is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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195 148
Underdog is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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319 206
SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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222 72
Timon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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206 83
Fozzie Bear is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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199 148
Eugene H. Krabs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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221 212
Alvin Seville is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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267 166
Patrick Star is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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191 138
Miss Piggy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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156 62
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163 71
Speedy Gonzales is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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207 135
Squidward Tentacles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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131 90
Droopy Dog is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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168 195
Quick Draw McGraw is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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148 137
Mighty Mouse is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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180 219
Ren Höek is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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157 74
Jiminy Cricket is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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183 191
Simon Seville is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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147 73
Huey, Dewey and Louie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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142 93
Minnie Mouse is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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227 220
Klaus Heisler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History
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147 74
Pinky is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Talking Animals in TV History

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