Favorite Simpsons Characters

A list of the top ten most popular characters from the Simpsons television series, the longest-running American sitcom and longest-running American animated program of all time. For a complete list of Simpsons characters, check out this page. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

Homer Simpson
The dumbest person, but that's why we love him


Memorable moments of homer
Homer:Fugu me!
Homer: I am so smart I am so smart s-m-r-t I mean S-m-a-r-t
And the best, in my opinion
Marge: now homer, don't you eat this pie
Homer: okay, now pie I will go like this
(Makes chomping Noise)
Homer: and if you get eaten there's is nothing you can do about it
(makes chomping noise and bangs into the overhead heater)
Homer: DO'H!
Homer is the best. The funyest of all. Laugh out loud


[Newest]He has the funniest scream! Makes me laugh every time!

2Bart Simpson
I like him, because he's like me! Also I like Otto because he likes heavy metal


Bart is the coolest he's my favorite character!


Let's be real here: nobody watches the show because of Marge, Lisa, or Maggie. The Simpsons is great because of Bart and Homer. I can still remember a time when "Don't have a Cow" was the most popular phrase in pop culture. Will he ever be as popular as he was in 1991? No, but that won't stop him from telling you to "eat my shorts! "
[Newest]Let's be honest. We all are like him. He's the best character. Bart Simpson does prank calls and gets into lots of trouble which inspires kids.

3Ralph Wiggum
I love ralph wiggum! He was kinda boring in the first 3 seasons but he got funnier over the years
ralph is great. he's really funny. he's stupid but that's why I love him.
Ralph wiggum is a legend come on people vote ralph
[Newest]I'm wearing a bathrobe and I'm not even sick.

4Charles Montgomery Monty Burns
I hope that when I'm a 104 years old, I'm just like him!
Mr. Burns is so funny! he is a great character, but he is more Adult humor character, but that's why like him!
Mr Burns has some of the funniest lines in the show's golden era. Easily the most entertaining peripheral character in the show and he often steals the show in whatever episode he's in.
[Newest]Plus, honestly, he's so out of touch. Those are the funniest.

5Lisa Simpson
This 8 year old cartoon character can be quite inspiring to young viewer's, thus being a Girl and of 8 years old, having an IQ of 159 having a love for reading musical arts and literature.
Lisa is a great role model even though she is a cartoon character her intelligence is bliss.
Lisa is the only voice of reason in the show and desperately tries to change the opinions of her ignorant and self minded townspeople. She loves her family despite their shortcomings, and has to suffer in a horrible public school.
An intelligent pre- teen that is one of the the hope and future of Springfield.
[Newest]Why are some of you cursing out Lisa? She's the only two-dimensional character on the show.

6Moe Szyslak
One of the meanest person in Springfield with one of the biggest hearts!
He kind of reminds me of myself, in some ways.


James Jones from The Miami Heat looks like Moe, that's why I voted for him.
[Newest]The best ugly character ever

7Maggie Simpson
I ABSOLUTELY LOVE MAGGIE! <3 shes a complete cutie and has saved homer so many times. She's so badass. I really expected her to be first. everything she does makes me smile.
maggie is so cute and the smartes with lisa


maggie is like the smartest one there and shes a gangsta!


[Newest]She's a combination of both bart and lisa. She's just too awesome especially in the simpsons movie.

8Groundskeeper Willie
Best accent EVER! p. s. he'll kill you IN YOUR DREAMS!


HIlarious love the accent


I said 'make way for Willie', ya bloated gas bug!
[Newest]He is the funniest and dumbest man alive.

9Nedward Ned Flanders
Flanders is an awesome addition character to the Simpsons, I mean you have Homer, who is just a joker, then smart Lisa, Trouble Maker Bart, Baby Maggie, Great Mother Marge, and all the other characters have their own special personality. Ned stands out a lot with his perfect, and positive attitude.


Flanders is brilliant. He sets up Homer for all his best lines AND he puts diddly at the end of everything. Plus he has a smokin' body.
Ned is nice to everybody and never gets any credit! He is funny too.

10Marge Simpson
She is incredible, sometimes is a good person but sometimes is a rough mother and her hair is simply the best thing.
In a few episodes she is so funny. In Milhouse doesn't live here anymore, she saies to Bart "Your be like an owl saying Milhouse who, Milhouse who, Milhouse who".
Marge is so funny because she is not meant to be. She says things that are so subtle that they are funny. Like when she says "get back hunky cat" or sings the hilarious song to bart about how to save money "put it in your cap" she should be number 1!
[Newest]Marge is pretty cool and funny at times. I think she looked better with her hair down though. Still, she's pretty with it standing up too.

The Contenders

11Robert Underdunk Terwilliger aka Sideshow Bob
Every Episode with Sideshow Bob is a good one!
This character is just awesome. He is so casually evil and sophisticated, which makes him all the more threatening. He looks, sounds and acts smexily, and I just love him
Sideshow Bob is so awesome! His outrageously smart but unsuccessful plans to try to kill Bart, his ingeniousness fights with Lisa, and his bad luck (especially with garden rakes) is humorous to everyone who likes a psychopathic ingenious killer as a side character. I wish the creators of The Simpsons added more episodes with him, maybe even in season 24 or 25. I love those episodes, and watched each one at LEAST 4 times!
[Newest]Even though he is the villain of The Simpsons, I still like him, he is cool, funny, I admire his voice, and he is a million times better than Sideshow Mel! Sideshow Mel SUCKS!

12Chief Clancy Wiggum
he's like the police near where i live


The stereotype policeman, only fatter, and funnier
I love him I love him when he wees in movie
[Newest]Makes me laugh so much

13Apu Nahasapeemapetilon
Everybody loves an Indian guy, THANK YOU! COME AGAIN!
Think of all the wonderful Apu quotes over the years. Vote for Pedro. I mean Apu. You know, I remember back in ninteen dickety two when I first thought of Apu. We had to say dickety...
He is one of the greatest Indian cartoon characters of all time. He deserves to be praised.


[Newest]Should have been #3 the indian's are a funny people

14Abraham Abe J. Simpson
love abes senile and demented quotes! "You never know what your capable of. I never thought I could shoot down a German plane. But last year, I proved myself wrong. " -Who Shot Mr. Burns Pt. 2


So funny I love this guy
Really funny reminds me of my grandpa
[Newest]I'm pretty sure a thousand is a number

15Comic Book Guy
does anyone remember when he went on a date with smithers mother?

Skinners Mother: The sun is so beutifull (something like that)

Comic Book Guy: Could it BE anymore OR-ANGE!


I seriously just laugh whenever he comes on screen! He's so iconic and hilarious, how can he not be number one on here?!
I wish there was more of him!


[Newest]This guy isn't in the top 10?

Worst. List. Ever.

16Milhouse Van Houten
He always makes me laugh!


Milhouse: I can't go to Juvie! They use guys like me as currency!
He is always really funny when he's with bart
[Newest]"I sold my marrow. I didn't have a lot of marrow.


17Krusty the Clown
You Kidding Me
Krusty Should Be in the Top 20
Are you kidding me 74? This is BS
He should be what 10 or 9. The most famus resuartnt in the simsons.

18Barney Gumble
Funniest character on the show... belch... lol


i really think that barney gumble is sweet...
He's awesome and funny
[Newest]Someone somehow drunker than homer


19Lenny Leonard
this guy totally rules

"they say he carved it himself...from a bigger spoon"



A little late for lenny. Classic!
When I grow up, I want to be just like him.
[Newest]" my eyes! I can't get pudding in it"


20Hans Moleman
Funniest character in the Simpsons by some distance
Bart:You're gay for moleman
Lisa: no You're gay for moleman
Bart: No You're gay for moleman
Moleman(looking sad): Nobody's gay for moleman
laugh out loud I'm gay for ya moleman
Drinking has ruined my life. I'm 31 years old!


"Nobody loves Mole Man" LOL


[Newest]I was saying boo-urns...

21Otto Mann
I like this permanent stoned bus driver :)
and he is listening to good music


dude otto is the man he will always be my favorite simpsons character try to find the episode "the mook, the chef, the wife, and her homer"


I can relate to this guy even though I don't drive a bus, he's cool and he can play the guitar cool too!


[Newest]My name is otto and will play pablo


22Nelson Muntz
Haw-Haw! Laugh out loud he's hilarious! He is not smart, he ain't pretty, but he should be an comedian!
"Hey Bart, your epidermis is showing! "


"Dam, I was aiming for his head! "

23Professor John Frink Jr.
This guy is hilarious. He reminds me of Jerry Lewis


22nd?!?! That's so 'Glavin' annoy-ing! This guy is brilliant and massively underrated. I can't believe it, in all honesty.
He's one of my favourite characters on the Simpsons, wish he'll appear more often. The annoyiest would be Lenny and Carl with Cookie Kwan. Not Lindsay Nagel.

24Fat Tony
I don't get mad. I GET STABBY!


Come on, why isn't Fat Tony on the list, shocking and disgraceful
The Boss. The Gangster. A made man)


[Newest]I hate the people who did this

25Dr. Nick Riviera
Something about poorly trained doctors humor me. laugh out loud
Hello everybody! Laugh out loud
Chief Wiggum:thank goodness no one was hurt! Dr. Nick:bye everybody! (gag)(choke)

26Snake Jailbird
"I've been robbed! I'll take my revenge on society...by which I mean convenience stores!"
I real cool dude with a real cool style. Doesn't have a real cool attitude to society, though
I kind of like fell on a bullet
Awesome character


27Seymore Skinner
Seymour is definitely the best. He always has a hilarious scene with chalmers And he always says "oh mercy! "
Really. Hans Moleman above Skinner.

28Herschel Schmoikel Pinkus Krustofsk aka Krusty the Clown
Maude Flanders- were talking about s-e-x in front of the c-h-i-l-d-r-e-n

Krusty- Sex Cauldron I thought they closed that place down.


29Lionel Hutz
You know your going to win when your lawyers in jail!
if he doesn't win your case the pizza is free
I Can't Believe it's a Law Firm!

30Plopper aka Spider Pig
Laugh out loud so funny, "you can take spider pig with you! " "he's not spider pig anymore, he's harry plopper" OINK!
Spider pig, Spider Pig, does whatever a spiderpig does!


He was showed in the Simpsons movie
[Newest]He was on the movie


31Santa's Little Helper
Santa's little helper is so cute.
I LOVE Santa's Little Helper! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

I love the innocent coincidence of how every I+S episode has to do with what's happening in the simpsons
I wonder what they were ment to be. (Tom and Jerry)

Duffman never dies. Only the actors who play him do.
OH YEAH, DUFFMAN IS HERE TO SAVE THE DAY! He deserves better than #25.


Oh yeah~
Love how he speaks in third person :L
[Newest]Duffman is epic oh yeah yeah yeah yeah


"Um. Does anybody have some chocalate."
Percentage wise, this character is the best. Sure, I have laughed more times at Homer, Ralph, Martin, Ned, etc. , but every time this dude is on I laugh.


(Uter) "I begged you to let me go first, I begged you!
(Uter) "don't chase me, I'm full of chocolate."

35Edna Krabappel
Shes such a sad character. Real life me which is why I like her
How is Edna so low on the list? I really love her, she is so fun and always makes me laugh! Rest in peace, you will always be one of my favourites!

Scratchy looks so funny when he always basically gets killed by itchy
I may say,"the show is as funny as the simpsons"

37Yes Guy
He Says a funny line, Marge says to him why do you speak like that then he says I had a Stroooooooooke
this guy is just sooo funny!!
"I had a strooooooke..."
Needs more screen time he's hilarious!

38Melvin Van Horne aka Sideshow Mel

39Bumblebee Man

40Eleanor Abernathy aka Crazy Cat Lady

41Lindsey Naegle

42Waylon Smithers
He's a real sweetie. Something about his truly unconditional love for Mr. Burns is incredibly endearing (and a little sad).

I love how he interacts with everyone; he and Mr. Burns are so much fun to watch together!
Happy birthday, Mr. Smithers.

43Lucas Bortner
He came in the 25th season.
Lisa-He's Ralph with a dream.

44Rainier Wolfcastle
"You insulted me in public! Now you must DIE! "


"Up and AT THEM!!" = Pure Gold.

45Luann Van Houten

46Gerald the monobrow baby
Is this 1 Maggie's arch enimie?

47Cletus Del Roy Spuckler
I cant, I simply cant! Hes the best!


"Hey Ma, you gotta get off the roof."
Now honey, they's my parents too


[Newest]Really,47?! That's what you people give the classic slack jawed yokel?!?

48Sea Captain

49Jasper Beardley

50Miss Hoover
"Ralph, remember when that time when you thought-"

51Martin Prince
He is really smart and its good when bart makes him more cooler!

52Carl Carlson
See this is why I don't talk much

53Jebediah Springfield

54Hank Scorpio

55Greta Wolfcastle
Rainier Wolfcastle daughter and Barts old girlfriend and also Millhouses old girlfriend. Funny when they faught over her!

56Dr. Julius Hibbert
A-Ha Ha Ha best laugh ever

57Stephen Hawking

58King Winter

59Cookie Kwan

60Helen Lovejoy

61Mr. Teeny

62Lurleen Lumpkin

63Drederick Tatum
I respect Homer Simpson. He's a good man. It's just that I'm gonna make orphans of his children. "and his wife? " she'll die of grief. L O L drederick always has something to say.


I have been paid millions of dollars to endorse these butt ugly shoes
"c'mon don't be ridiculous" lmao



65Snowball 2

66Herbert Simpson
Danny Devito/ Herbert simpson
He was funny back in 2000, but in the present time the simpson is just not funny any more compared to 2005 and back. Maybe it's because so much kids watch it now and they maid it more (Appropriate) for kids. But Herb simpson will always be funny

67Dr. Marvin Monroe

68Mr. Sparkle

69Kent Brockman

70Jessica Lovejoy
jessica lovejoy is like bart in a girl form. likes skate boarding and is very daring.is an angil around audults and teachers but a MONSTER around kisd and class mates!is very religious and un-honest!!

71The Space Coyote


73Frank Grimes, Jr.

74Wendell Borton
He is hilarious how he is always queasy


76Mona Simpson

77Kearney Zzyzwicz

78Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby

79Charlie (Homers work friend)

80Marvin Monroe
Should never have been retired... He has had a couple of comebacks since.

Definitely one of my top-10 favorites.

This guy leads the Treehouse of Horror specials


83Radioactive Man (Bongo)

84Dolph Starbeam
Nobody loves Dolph :( Dolph is one of the bullies in Springfield elementary, with the sideswept brown hair, with out the hat. I don't know why, he's just always been one of my favorite characters on the Simpsons. He's boss!

85Bleeding Gums Murphy

A good police officer


87Frank Grimes
Frank Grimes was so perfect, neat and hardworking, and looking at Homer sloppy work, it drove him so mad he electrocuted himself while imitating Homer, come on you gotta remember him!

88Todd Flanders

89Hugo Simpson
Hugo Simpson II is a non-canon character and Bart's conjoined twin in Treehouse of Horror VII. Shortly after their birth, they were separated by Dr. Hibbert.
He is creepy butt he is a really charter

90Gary Chalmers
RALPH:Hi Lisa, Hi SuperNintendo Chalmers!

91Jeremy Freedman (Squeaky-Voiced Teen)
He's the best one of all! But I don't know his name :/
Would you like fries with that? Laugh out loud so funn and its funny how he has like 100 different jobs x)

92Blue Haired Lawyer

93Bongo (Homer's Dog)
He was a dog who liked Homer so much. It was very sad when Grampa gave him away when Mr Burns was gonna kill him and feed him to his hounds.

94Snowball I


96Sanjay Nahasapeemapetilon

97Very Tall Man
He's a nice gag

98Francine Rhenquist

Local bully sometimes not she did not appear in more than 15 episodes

100Mr. Costington

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