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.

The Top Ten

1 Homer Simpson Homer Simpson Homer Jay Simpson is the protagonist of the American animated television series The Simpsons as the patriarch of the eponymous family.

The dumbest person, but that's why we love him - roblist

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!

He is so stupid but funny! Like that one time the power plant caught on fire and he just fell asleep! And that one time he fell down that canyon When he got hurt he got picked up by a helicopter then they tied him to the helicopter then he fell off into the canyon but Lisa makes him not funny I hate Lisa So much she thinks she knows Everything.

Stupider, like a fox! - NoEntranceHere

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2 Bart Simpson Bart Simpson 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.

I like him, because he's like me! Also I like Otto because he likes heavy metal - Trivium

Bart is the coolest he's my favorite character! - foxrocks

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! "

who bart!

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3 Ralph Wiggum Ralph Wiggum Ralph Wiggum is a side character in The Simpsons. He is the son of Chief Wiggum. Ralph is not very smart at all. He is voiced by Nancy Cartwright. Some episodes such as I Love Lisa and This Little Wiggy have him as a major character.

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

He's so smart like look at the image and he will shoot your balls off

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4 Charles 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.

Burns episodes tend to be my favorite, especially if they also heavily feature Homer. Burns' out of touch, antiquated perspective on everything is consistently amusing. How does a guy who is so weak, clueless, impotent and forgetful manage to remain the most wealthy, powerful and feared man in Springfield? Burns is basically a walking contradiction, a humorously confused and anachronistic figure who's nonetheless always given sharp dialogue and performed wonderfully by Harry Shearer. If there's one character I can say I've never disliked, it's Mr. Burns.

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5 Maggie Simpson Maggie Simpson ...read more.

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

maggie is so cute and the smartes with lisa - hermione_granger

Maggie in the golden era was wonderfully written and capable of being the center of a scene without needing dialog. Some of the best moments in the series involved her especially the end to "and Maggie makes three" as well as her first words. Maggie in the school for tiny tots was fantastic.


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6 Lisa Simpson Lisa Simpson 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.

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.

Lishilla Simpson is a walking sound system which spouts propaganda and other unlikeable nonsense which is dictated by the writers and producers of the Simpsons series. - gaymoleman

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7 Nedward 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. - Undertaker15-0

Ned is my hero. Seriously, He Always remains happy no matter what the weather, He is always being nice to everyone even when they do bad things on him. He is the best neighborino anyone could ever ask for. Even Homer said himself once, "If the world was full of people like Ned Flanders, there would be no need for Heaven because Heaven would be right here on Earth". He is a perfect example of how a Christian should behave & live there life. He's a great guy, and the world would be a better place if there were more Ned's around.

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 Flanders is the best character ever! I remember the episode where he was in like an ulternate reality, and met this person who was basically a tweaked version of him. They communicated in “diddlys”.

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8 Moe Szyslak

One of the meanest person in Springfield with one of the biggest hearts!

He kind of reminds me of myself, in some ways. - ilovekelly75

James Jones from The Miami Heat looks like Moe, that's why I voted for him.

He is like me. Always trying so much but always fails. Unfortunate man with good heart.

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9 Marge Simpson Marge Simpson Marjorie Jacqueline "Marge" Simpson is a fictional character in the American animated sitcom The Simpsons and part of the eponymous family.

She is incredible, sometimes is a good person but sometimes is a rough mother and her hair is simply the best thing.

Are you kidding me she is the worst cartoon character to ever exist. - Ilyas678

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!

Mom characters on animated sitcoms need more love.
On simpsons list, Marge is number 9.
On family guy list, Lois, the mom, is number 9.
These moms need love!

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10 Chief Clancy Wiggum

he's like the police near where i live - bcrichSOB666

The stereotype policeman, only fatter, and funnier

I love him I love him when he wees in movie

Definitely one for a personality. His fan base is huge, just like his belly that grumbles every minute and his man b**bs that go up and down more than Santa's bobble on his hat in the wind. My favorite moment of him though has to be when he was chasing Homer in his cruiser (Homer was in Snake's car) and Homer and Chief Wiggum both go off a little jump constructed with a few props and when they crash and destroy the house Marge was trying to sell. After, Wiggum and Homer are playing with bubble wrap on the roof. I also loved when Chief Wiggum became friends with Homer properly. Thankfully, that never changed.

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The Contenders

11 Groundskeeper Willie Groundskeeper Willie Groundskeeper Willie is a character in The Simpsons. He is most famous for his Scottish accent. He first appears in the episode Principal Charming.

Best accent EVER! p. s. he'll kill you IN YOUR DREAMS! - fireinside96

I said 'make way for Willie', ya bloated gas bug!

Brothers and sisters are natural enemies,
Like Englishmen and Scots,
Or Welshmen and Scots,
Or Japanese and Scots,
Or Scots and other Scots,
Damn Scots, they ruined Scotland!

He is just simply beautiful...what more is there to say?...

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12 Abraham 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 - sammoth

Abe Simpson is the most interesting Simpson. I love the story, where his former wrestling career is revealed. There is true depth to this character.

So funny I love this guy

In my humble opinion, the funniest character in the show!

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13 Robert 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!

The rakes Ahhh classic

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14 Krusty the Clown Krusty the Clown 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.

I love krusty he's so funny but not how he's supposed be on a children's show. People put a lot of clips that they say is the best of krusty but I think almost every clips deserves to be on there

I hate clowns, but I love krusty

He's just funny and hilarious

The Simpson's version of IT - mood333

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15 Apu 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. - TheHotDogs

He's the greatest

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16 Milhouse Van Houten Milhouse Van Houten

Milhouse: I can't go to Juvie! They use guys like me as currency!

He always makes me laugh! - SammyD

He is always really funny when he's with bart

Finally I'm the one in charge shut up ok

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17 Comic Book Guy Comic Book Guy Comic Book Guy is the common, popular name for Jeffrey "Jeff" Albertson, a recurring fictional character in the animated television series The Simpsons.

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! - arabhomie68

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! - clerkatron

Yeah he's the best. - PatrickStar3

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18 Nelson Muntz Nelson Muntz Nelson Mandela Muntz is a fictional character and the lead school bully from the animated TV series The Simpsons.

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! " - Rotorhead

"Dam, I was aiming for his head! "

HA HA! - Garoto_Oceano

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19 Santa's Little Helper

Santa's little helper is so cute.

I heart him. Loved him since the first season

He is so cute I LOVE dogs

He's OK. - PatrickStar3

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20 Seymore Skinner

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

SEYMORE? That's not how you spell his name - Goatworlds

'Steamed Hams'... Need I say anything more? - FarrowtheEdgehog15

Steamed hams! that's what I call hamburgers! - ConorDooley

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21 Barney Gumble Barney Gumble Barnard "Barney" Gumble is a fictional character on the American animated sitcom The Simpsons. The character is voiced by Dan Castellaneta and first appeared in the series premiere episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire".

Funniest character on the show... belch... lol - RED_EYEZ

i really think that barney gumble is sweet...

He's awesome and funny


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22 Lenny Leonard

this guy totally rules

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

CLASSIC - SoloStriker

A little late for lenny. Classic!

When I grow up, I want to be just like him.


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23 Otto Mann Otto Mann Otto Mann is a heavy metal obsessed bus driver from The Simpsons. He first appears in the episode Homer's Odyssey. He is shown to be friends with Bart Simpson, often calling him "Bart Dude". He is voiced by Harry Shearer.

I like this permanent stoned bus driver :)
and he is listening to good music - AllAustrianReject

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! - westofohio

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" - PlaymateBass

I wish my bus driver was like Otto man

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24 Herschel 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.


25 Hans Moleman Hans Moleman Hans Moleman is a recurring character on the animated television series The Simpsons. He was created by series creator Matt Groening and is voiced by Dan Castellaneta, and first appeared in the episode "Principal Charming".

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! - RedStripedd

"Nobody loves Mole Man" LOL - tank9088

Sexiest cartoon character ever - 445956

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26 Dr. 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)

"I was beginning to think you wouldn't show, Doctor Dog! "

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27 Fat Tony Fat Tony Fat Tony is a mobster in The Simpsons. He first appears as a major character in the episode Bart the Murderer. He is guest voiced by Joe Mantagea.

I don't get mad. I GET STABBY! - hhutc9

Come on, why isn't Fat Tony on the list, shocking and disgraceful

The Boss. The Gangster. A made man) - Borsa

Did he have to die

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28 Scrachy

Scratchy looks so funny when he always basically gets killed by itchy

I feel bad for Scratchy because he keeps getting killed 24/7 by that stupid Itchy. I hope Scratchy makes up his mind and eats the life out of him.

I may say,"the show is as funny as the simpsons"

Scrachy is the cutest character

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29 Hank Scorpio

Best villian

30 Duffman

Duffman never dies. Only the actors who play him do.

I think it is VERY funny when he said Duffman Is Feeling A Bit Of Softness in his Heart!

I found out about Duffman before I found out about Kool-Aid Guy.

Duffman is epic oh yeah yeah yeah yeah - -l-l-

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31 Frank 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!

Best simpsons character in the best episode

People might be voting for Frank Grimes Jr., when they really mean to vote for Frank Grimes.

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32 Waylon 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!

He is so Burns sexual. It's both adorable and a little sad. But apart from his sexuality he is an endearing character with perfect voice. I can't believe he is this far down .

Seriously, Smithers deserves to be higher up in this list. I agree with all of you, he IS such a sweetheart. I absolutely LOVE this character!

People like him so much because he’s, sadly enough, extremely relatable...

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33 Professor John Frink Jr.

This guy is hilarious. He reminds me of Jerry Lewis - aman28

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.

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34 Itchy

Itchy sucks enough said

Oh yeah it does

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)

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35 Edna Krabappel

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

Did you guys know she's dead? - Goatworlds

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!

Best Krab apple joke ever from this woman and towards the newer episodes she likes Bart! she is awesome

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36 Plopper 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! - Haloinc

Why the heck are there footprints on the ceiling-lol

Spider pig! Spider pig!

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37 Hugh Jass


*snickering in the phone background*



38 Troy 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.

Should be higher

I loved some of the names of his movies like 'Alice's adventures through the windshield glass' I miss Phil Hartman :(

Alice doesn't live anymore. lol

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39 Lucas Bortner

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

40 Carl Carlson Carl Carlson

See this is why I don't talk much

Lenny and carl
Aw nuts

41 Yes 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!

"Ah yeess"

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42 Gil

I love Gil! The day they killed him off was the day Simpsons started going down hill.

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43 Melvin Van Horne aka Sideshow Mel

Come on people, this man dressed up like a ancient guy, but he talks with Opera accent, this is funny enough.

44 Martin Prince Martin Prince

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

So funny and underrated! - AngyC

I despice him. - PatrickStar3

45 Nibbles
46 Snake 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

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47 Bumblebee Man

Aye Aye Aye! Should be much Lower!

48 King Winter
49 Jasper Beardley
50 Greta Wolfcastle

Bart would NEVER do better but he treated her like garbage over mocking skinner. - Ilyas678

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

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