Best Television Characters

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The greatest characters ever to appear on television.

The Top Ten

1 SpongeBob SquarePants - SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants - SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is a fictional character and the titular character and protagonist of the American animated television series of the same name.
2 Homer Simpson - The Simpsons Homer Simpson - The Simpsons Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.
3 Dean Winchester - Supernatural Dean Winchester - Supernatural Dean Winchester is a fictional character and one of the two protagonists of the American drama television series Supernatural.

Dean needs to be higher on this list. He's not the typical 'hero' character. He's witty, sarcastic, brilliant, strong, and will do quite literally anything for his family. He's got a bit of darkness to him, he's not just a black and white character, there are gray areas. He doesn't realize his own self-worth and breaks viewers hearts multiple times. In the end, he is the best character on television.

Simply the best & most iconic character on T.V. !

He's the best!

4 Bart Simpson - The Simpsons Bart Simpson - The Simpsons Bart is the oldest child in The Simpsons. He was created by Matt Greoning. His hobbies are pranking people including Lisa Simpson and Homer Simpson.
5 Tony Soprano - The Sopranos Tony Soprano - The Sopranos
6 Walter White - Breaking Bad Walter White - Breaking Bad Walter "Walt" Hartwell White Sr. is a fictional character and the main protagonist of Breaking Bad, portrayed by Bryan Cranston.
7 Patrick Star - SpongeBob SquarePants Patrick Star - SpongeBob SquarePants Patrick Star is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is voiced by actor Bill Fagerbakke, who also voices numerous other characters on the show . Created and designed by marine biologist and cartoonist Stephen Hillenburg, the series creator, Patrick ...read more.
8 Cosmo - The Fairly OddParents
9 Archie Bunker - All in the Family Archie Bunker - All in the Family
10 Dr. Gregory House - House

House M.D is not just a great series because of the cases the hospital gets or the amazing plot twists, it's the characters, and House is the best one. He's a brilliant doctor, but he's rude, hypocritical, has a horrible bedside manner, and is even addicted to painkillers. However, he is a good person. This is shown very well in the season 4 finale. House M.D is memorable for many things, but it is especially memorable for it's titular character. - Elric-san

The Contenders

11 Josh Peck - Drake & Josh
12 Liv Rooney - Liv and Maddie Liv Rooney - Liv and Maddie Olivia "Liv" Rooney is one of the two main protagonists of the Disney Channel original series Liv and Maddie, along with her identical twin sister and best friend Maddie. She is 16 years old and is the oldest member of the Rooney children. Liv also has two younger brothers and two parents who work at ...read more. V 1 Comment
13 Norm Peterson - Cheers
14 Spencer Shay - iCarly Spencer Shay - iCarly
15 Ally Dawson - Austin & Ally Ally Dawson - Austin & Ally
16 Tom - Tom and Jerry Tom - Tom and Jerry Thomas "Tom" Cat is a fictional character and one of the title characters in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's series of Tom and Jerry theatrical cartoon short films.
17 Dexter Morgan - Dexter Dexter Morgan - Dexter Dexter Morgan is a fictional character and the antihero of a series of novels by Jeff Lindsay, including Darkly Dreaming Dexter, Dearly Devoted Dexter, Dexter in the Dark, Dexter by Design, Dexter Is Delicious, Double Dexter, and Dexter's Final Cut.
18 Austin Moon - Austin & Ally Austin Moon - Austin & Ally Austin Monica Moon is one of the two protagonists of Austin & Ally. He is a singer and dancer who became an overnight internet sensation after he uploaded a video singing a song that he unintentionally stole from Ally Dawson. After apologizing to her and pleading for her to write him another song, Austin ...read more.
19 Dwight Schrute - The Office
20 Will Smith - Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
21 Bugs Bunny - Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny - Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created by the staff of Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros.) He is one of the most famous cartoon characters, and he is in the show Looney Tunes. His famous quote is "What's up doc?". He is a gray colored bunny with big teeth and big feet. His ...read more.
22 Batman - Batman
23 James (Sawyer) Ford - Lost
24 Henry Hart - Henry Danger
25 Lisa Simpson - The Simpsons Lisa Simpson - The Simpsons Lisa Marie Simpson is a fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons. She is the middle child and most intelligent of the Simpson family.
26 Buffy - Buffy the Vampire Slayer
27 Spock - Star Trek Spock - Star Trek Spock is a fictional character in the Star Trek media franchise. Spock was first portrayed by Leonard Nimoy in the original Star Trek series.
28 Jesse Pinkman - Breaking Bad Jesse Pinkman - Breaking Bad

First of all I love the actor. Aaron Paul is outstanding! Jesse was a bad ass and stupidly funny. BITCH!

29 Krusty the Clown - The Simpsons Krusty the Clown - The Simpsons Krusty the Clown is a clown from The Simpsons. He first appears in the short Krusty the Clown, but in the show he first appears in The Telltale Head. He is Jewish. Despite the fact that he is children's entertainer, he seen drinking and smoking a lot.
30 Michael Scott - The Office Michael Scott - The Office Michael Gary Scott is a fictional character on NBC's The Office, portrayed by Steve Carell and based on David Brent from the original British version of the program.

Great show and who doesn't love Michael Scott. He was the funniest character of all time and had no filter to his comedy. Worlds Best Boss!

31 Cole - Charmed
32 Cat Valentine - Victorious Cat Valentine - Victorious Cat Valentine was one of main character in American-teen sitcom Victorious . She was portrayed by Ariana Grande .
33 Maddie Rooney - Liv and Maddie Maddie Rooney - Liv and Maddie
34 Kate Austen - Lost Kate Austen - Lost Katherine Anne "Kate" Austen is a fictional character on the ABC television series Lost, played by Canadian actress Evangeline Lilly.
35 Cosmo Kramer - Seinfeld
36 Squidward Tentacles - SpongeBob SquarePants Squidward Tentacles - SpongeBob SquarePants Squidward Tentacles is a fictional character voiced by actor Rodger Bumpass in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.
37 Sidney Chambers - Grantchester Sidney Chambers - Grantchester Reverend Sidney Chambers is a main protagonist in the period crime series Grantchester as well as the Grantchester Mysteries books by James Runcie, from which the TV series is based on. ...read more.

James Norton's crime fighting vicar had his own Mr Darcy moment in series 2 when he went skinny dipping in a river.

38 Daryl Dixon - The Walking Dead Daryl Dixon - The Walking Dead Daryl Dixon is a fictional character from the American television series The Walking Dead portrayed by Norman Reedus. He is an original character and has no comic counterpart.

This guy is a straight up badass. Enough said.

39 Chandler Bing - Friends Chandler Bing - Friends Chandler Muriel Bing is a fictional character from the NBC sitcom Friends, portrayed by Matthew Perry.

My favorite T.V. character without a doubt. - MontyPython

My absolute favorite! - EliHbk

40 Stewie Griffin - Family Guy Stewie Griffin - Family Guy Stewart Gilligan "Stewie" Griffin is a main character from the animated television series Family Guy. Obsessed with violence and matricide, Stewie is the youngest child of Peter and Lois Griffin, and the brother of Meg and Chris Griffin.
41 Eric Cartman - South Park Eric Cartman - South Park Eric Theodore Cartman is one of the main characters in the animated television series South Park, created by Matt Stone and Trey Parker, and voiced by Trey Parker.
42 Mr. Krabs - SpongeBob SquarePants Mr. Krabs - SpongeBob SquarePants Eugene H. Krabs, or simply Mr. Krabs, is a fictional character in the American animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants.
43 Rick Grimes - The Walking Dead Rick Grimes - The Walking Dead Richard "Rick" Grimes is a fictional character and the protagonist in the comic book series The Walking Dead and in the television series of the same name, portrayed by Andrew Lincoln.
44 Max Thunderman - The Thundermans Max Thunderman - The Thundermans
45 Teddy - Good Luck Charlie
46 Ron Swanson - Parks And Recreation
47 Bender - Futurama Bender - Futurama Bender Bending Rodríguez is a fictional character who is one of the main characters in the animated television series Futurama. He was created by series creators Matt Groening and David X. Cohen and is voiced by John DiMaggio.
48 Jim Halpert - The Office Jim Halpert - The Office James Duncan Halpert is a fictional character in the U.S. version of the television sitcom The Office, portrayed by John Krasinski.
49 Earl Hickey - My Name Is Earl
50 Matt Saracen - Friday Night Lights

He is the best. He was funny at times but most importantly he was the character everyone wanted to be. He was the underdog! QB1 in my heart always!

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2. Dexter Morgan - Dexter
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1. Daryl Dixon - The Walking Dead
2. Green Arrow - Arrow
3. Glenn Rhee - The Walking Dead
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1. Liv Rooney - Liv and Maddie
2. Cosmo - The Fairly OddParents
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