TV Characters The Greatest TV Neighbors  

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List Rules Characters outside the primary cast who live next door or in the same building

This list features the best television neighbors of all time, answering the question "Who is the most memorable TV neighbor?" Featuring our favorite next-door friends like Kramer (Seinfeld) ,Barney Stinson (How I Met Your Mother), Ross Gellar (Friends) and Wilson Wilson (Home Improvement). Vote up your most-loved sitcom neighbor to determine the best TV neighbors of all time!

 We've all watched a sitcom neighbor on the TV set and secretly wished we could live next door to them: they've been our best friends, mentors and, at times annoying jerks that we still can't seem to get enough of. Who didn't cringe every time Steve Urkel entered the set and opened his mouth, whining, "Did I do that?" Who didn't want to live in Mr. Roger's Neighborhood and listen to his stories? And who didn't fall in love with Winnie Cooper in The Wonder Years when she and Kevin Arnold shared their first kiss?

We've even had prolonged secret love affairs with our favorites because, let's face it: it's much easier to be involved in a relationship when someone lives a door away instead of in our own living rooms! And besides, most of our most-adored TV characters were perfect, never even having a bad hair day. So whether it was the girl-next-door that captured your heart or the handsome hunk that made you daydream, here's the list of America's greatest television neighbors. You decide if you'd want to live near them, or as far away as possible!

list ordered by

1
351 98
Wilson Wilson Jr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Home Improvement

2
304 118
Mr. Rogers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Mr. Rogers Neighborhood

3
286 100
Barney Rubble is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Flintstones

4
297 139
Cosmo Kramer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Seinfeld

5
151 77
Ethel Mertz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
I Love Lucy

6
170 113
Fred Mertz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
I Love Lucy

7
253 84
Penny is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Big Bang Theory

8
218 80
Betty Rubble is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Flintstones

9
246 120
Ned Flanders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Simpsons

10
192 141
Steve Urkel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Family Matters

11
116 125
Ed Norton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
clash1977 added The Honeymooners

12
174 84
Winnie Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Wonder Years

13
130 114
Ralph Furley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Three's Company

14
139 134
Marie Barone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Everybody Loves Raymond

15
142 124
Kimmy Gibbler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Full House

16
119 111
Frank Barone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Everybody Loves Raymond

17
95 115
Louise Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Jeffersons

18
123 106
Marcy D'Arcy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Married... with Children

19
87 89
Rhoda Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda

20
128 142
Newman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Seinfeld

21
84 112
Eddie Haskell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Leave It To Beaver

22
98 111
George Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Jeffersons

23
80 49
Robert Barone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Maryellen Elizabeth added Everybody Loves Raymond

24
106 108
Jefferson D'Arcy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Married... with Children

25
82 55
Barney Stinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
gamedemon24 added How I Met Your Mother