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


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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! "
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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
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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.
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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.
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6Maggie 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!


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7Moe 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.
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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!
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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.
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10Robert 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
I am DISGUSTED that this man is not at LEAST in the top ten!


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The Contenders

11Marge Simpson
I absuloutely lovee the noise marge makes when shes angry! Haha shes so funny and motherlike and sometimes a bit naughty! She is a main character and SHOULD be in the top ten!
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".
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12Apu 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.


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13Chief 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
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14Comic 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 wish there was more of him!


I seriously just laugh whenever he comes on screen! He's so iconic and hilarious, how can he not be number one on here?!
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15Abraham 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
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16Barney Gumble
Funniest character on the show... belch... lol


i really think that barney gumble is sweet...
He's awesome and funny

17Milhouse Van Houten
He always makes me laugh!


Milhouse: I can't go to Juvie! They use guys like me as currency!
He calls himself Thrillhouse! Laugh out loud!


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18Lenny 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.

19Professor 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.

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!


The coolest guy! My top ten is Hans 1st Moleman 2nd Cat lady 3rd Jasper Beardly
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21Nelson 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! "

22Fat 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)


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23Snake Jailbird
"I've been robbed! I'll take my revenge on society...by which I mean convenience stores!"

24Herschel 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.


25Lionel 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!

26Dr. 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)

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

28Edna Krabappel
Shes such a sad character. Real life me which is why I like her

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
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30Bumblebee Man

31Melvin Van Horne aka Sideshow Mel

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

33Otto Mann
I like this permanent stoned bus driver :)
and he is listening to good music


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!


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"


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34Plopper 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


36Santa's Little Helper
Santa's little helper is so cute.
I LOVE Santa's Little Helper! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

I love Gil! The day they killed him off was the day Simpsons started going down hill.
nothing works out for Old Gil

38Jebediah Springfield

39Eleanor Abernathy aka Crazy Cat Lady

40Rainier Wolfcastle
"You insulted me in public! Now you must DIE! "


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

41Jasper Beardley

42Sideshow Bob

43Carl Carlson
See this is why I don't talk much

44Troy McClure
Hi, I'm Troy McClure, you might remember me from such lists as Top Ten favorite Simpsons characters and Simpsons characters lost after Phil Hartman's death.

45Greta Wolfcastle
Rainier Wolfcastle daughter and Barts old girlfriend and also Millhouses old girlfriend. Funny when they faught over her!

46Stephen Hawking

47Gerald the monobrow baby
Is this 1 Maggie's arch enimie?

48Dr. Julius Hibbert
A-Ha Ha Ha best laugh ever

49Cletus 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


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50Sea Captain

51Hank Scorpio

"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."

53Waylon 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.

54Drederick 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


55Dr. Marvin Monroe


57Snowball 2

58Herbert 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

59Kent Brockman

60Jessica 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!!

61Rod Flanders


63Frank Grimes, Jr.

64Wendell Borton
He is hilarious how he is always queasy

65Mona Simpson

66Jimbo Jones
I love when the teachers go on strike and jimbo went home and they live in a mansion and they watch a soap opera and they eat cookies and Jimbo cries. Laugh out loud
Jimbo the bully ( Jimbo waers a hat because he has a bold head )

67Kearney Zzyzwicz

68Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby

69Charlie (Homers work friend)

This guy leads the Treehouse of Horror specials


72Radioactive Man (Bongo)

73Dolph Starbeam

74Krusty 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.


76Frank 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!

77Todd Flanders

78Hugo Simpson

79Gary Chalmers
RALPH:Hi Lisa, Hi SuperNintendo Chalmers!

80Jeremy 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)

81Blue Haired Lawyer

82Marvin Monroe

83Bongo (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.

84Snowball I


86Sanjay Nahasapeemapetilon

87Bleeding Gums Murphy

88Very Tall Man
He's a nice gag

89Francine Rhenquist

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

91Mr. Costington

92Itchy and Scratchy
I wonder what they were ment to be. (Tom and Jerry)
I wish that T.V. show was real.
I love the innocent coincidence of how every I+S episode has to do with what's happening in the simpsons

93Miss Hoover
"Ralph, remember when that time when you thought-"

94Khlav Kalash Man

95Lunch Lady Doris

96Sebastian Cobb
"I shouldn've stopped for that haircut."

97Leonard Nimoy

98Police Cop Homer [TV Show]

99Johnny Tightlips
"I ain't saying nothing"

100Arnie Pye

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