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!

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1
346 95
Wilson Wilson Jr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Home Improvement

2
298 115
Mr. Rogers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Mr. Rogers Neighborhood

3
285 98
Barney Rubble is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Flintstones

4
293 139
Cosmo Kramer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Seinfeld

5
151 76
Ethel Mertz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
I Love Lucy

6
170 112
Fred Mertz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
I Love Lucy

7
250 81
Penny is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Big Bang Theory

8
217 78
Betty Rubble is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Flintstones

9
242 118
Ned Flanders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Simpsons

10
190 140
Steve Urkel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Family Matters

11
113 124
Ed Norton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
clash1977 added The Honeymooners

12
172 82
Winnie Cooper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Wonder Years

13
129 112
Ralph Furley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Three's Company

14
139 130
Marie Barone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Everybody Loves Raymond

15
140 121
Kimmy Gibbler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Full House

16
118 109
Frank Barone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Everybody Loves Raymond

17
95 114
Louise Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Jeffersons

18
119 106
Marcy D'Arcy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Married... with Children

19
86 89
Rhoda Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Rhoda

20
84 110
Eddie Haskell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Leave It To Beaver

21
126 140
Newman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Seinfeld

22
97 110
George Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Jeffersons

23
77 48
Robert Barone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Maryellen Elizabeth added Everybody Loves Raymond

24
105 108
Jefferson D'Arcy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Married... with Children

25
81 55
Barney Stinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
gamedemon24 added How I Met Your Mother

26
128 123
Glenn Quagmire is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Family Guy

27
72 103
Larry Dallas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Three's Company

28
79 102
Gladys Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Bewitched

29
136 83
George Feeny is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Boy Meets World

30
62 47
Squidward Tentacles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Tom Islava added SpongeBob SquarePants

31
61 65
Helen Roper is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors

32
34 65
Lionel Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
slaft added

33
61 45
Rose is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
wilder368 added Two and a Half Men

34
48 70
Stanley Roper is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Three's Company

35
47 70
Trixie Norton is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Honeymooners

36
48 56
Lucy van Pelt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
slaft added It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

37
42 80
Harry Bentley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
willyboymcoy added The Jeffersons

38
57 64
Peter Griffin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
CheckinaCoulibaly added Family Guy

39
41 46
Joe Swanson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
K413b1cu590 added Family Guy

40
46 82
Bree Van de Kamp is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Desperate Housewives

41
34 46
Carl Wheezer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Tom Islava added The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, The Egg-pire Strikes Back

42
35 65
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Boner Stabone Growing Pains

43
47 97
Howard Borden is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
The Bob Newhart Show

44
95 96
Jack McFarland is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Will & Grace

45
28 74
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Millie Helper The Dick Van Dyke Show

46
28 73
Phyllis Lindstrom is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
slaft added Phyllis, The Mary Tyler Moore Reunion

47
23 66
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Iola Boylen Mama's Family

48
32 65
Skippy Handelman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
Skippy Handelman Family Ties

49
24 45
Millicent "Penny" Wo... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
wilder368 added Millicent "Penny" Woods Good Times

50
16 17
Jim Halpert is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest TV Neighbors
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