Top 10 Funniest T.V. Characters

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The Top Ten

1 Chandler Bing (Friends) Chandler Bing (Friends) Chandler Muriel Bing is a fictional character from the NBC sitcom Friends, portrayed by Matthew Perry.

Sarcasm king

Simply, no question, no contest

Friends is a great show with so many great characters. Chandler Bing is one of them. Well written, well created, and extremely well acted. But just one thing: Why do none of his friends ever laugh at his jokes? If they don't think he's funny, why are they friends with him? Because after all, he's known as "the funny one". That's why he should be top of this list.

I love Him and he is for sure the funniest character ever!

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2 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.

Sure South Park wouldn't be what it is without Cartman, but why is it that that many people prefer the funny characters?! It's annoying how people seem to hate the intelligent, moral characters and I think that needs to change. It's not cool to hate a character just cause they're not funny. This is my favorite show, but sometimes watching it while having to think about the popular opinions is a bit sad for me.

Dude, morals are good, but if a character is too moral that they're not funny, then it totally destroys their character. In shows like The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, I hate to death the moral characters because it makes the tough characters seem bad, and the tough characters are the best. That's kind of how this show is with moral characters to funny characters - invinciblemario99

Don't lie to yourself because you think that South Park is Inappropriate. The Funniest show of all time has the funniest character. - zack182daley

Of Course I'm number one, Screw you guys who didn't vote for me, I'm going home! - TheNewGuy132

I liked it whenever he became the hall monitor
and said "I have...authoritah?" and then shot a video
with kyle as "jew" - MegaToolica1

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3 Barney Stinson (How I Met Your Mother) Barney Stinson (How I Met Your Mother) Barnabus "Barney" Stinson is a fictional character portrayed by Neil Patrick Harris and created by Carter Bays and Craig Thomas for the CBS television series How I Met Your Mother.

Pure Entertainment is what he is! Nobody in the the universe is as quick, clever, nasty, perverted as Barney Stinson. "the only time you wait for sex is if she's 17 years 11 months" -Barney Stinson

He is simply awesome in every aspect. Love him. The word legendary totally suits him & the way he says it is.. Well.. AWESOME

He is "Awesome" and cannot be topped, even by Chandler Bing, or Will Smith. One example of why he is number 1, is when he planned the Exploding Meatball!

"When you said you were picking someone up at the airport, you meant you were PICKING SOMEONE UP at the airport"

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4 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.

I think he is kind of annoying character. - SandZ

Homer is the best! He should be number 1!

Homer is my God. I worship him every Sunday at 8. Its the way it is and has always been. - VADERtheIMPALER

He's way funnier than Eric Cartman. It seems the people who didn't voted for Homer Simpson never watched a single Simpsons' episode.

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5 Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory) Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory) Sheldon Lee Cooper, Ph.D., Sc.D., is a fictional character in the CBS television series The Big Bang Theory, portrayed by actor Jim Parsons.

22? Any Tom, dick or harry can pull off a barney or a joey or a charlie... but it requires real talent to play this role and Jim Parsons does complete justice to it...

Sheldon Cooper, number 20? BAZINGA! (that is a joke and a half! ) He is super funny and I can't wait for him and Amy Farrah Fowler to "hook up" in the future. His reaction is bound to be HILARIOUS!

This list is incomplete without Sheldon. He's the funniest character EVER! - ankitagoswami

I think he's funnier than Kramer! And I'm a big time Seinfeld fan. He made Milk Duds funnier than Junior Mints!

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6 Phoebe Buffay (Friends) Phoebe Buffay (Friends) Phoebe Buffay-Hannigan is a fictional character, portrayed by Lisa Kudrow, one of the six main characters from the American sitcom Friends.

Phoebe Buffay is unique! For someone with a childhood as troublesome as hers, Phoebe has grown up to be remarkably positive of life, quirkily intuitive, and extremely hilarious.

I can't tell you how funny Pheobe really is, the truth is, she is an absolute idiot

she is the funniest character of all time. Everyone wants to have a Phoebe in his life

GOO PHOEBE! WOO! SHE IS SOO AWESOME! - flowerchild4eva

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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.

I do not agree. In the more new sponge bob episodes ( you know the bad ones ) he's become a jerk. But from season 1- heck 7 he was one funny character we all knew and loved

Is mayonnaise an instrument?

Patrick should swap places with Eric Cartman, he's not even funny. Patrick however is so hilarious, and can always make me laugh, even when I'm upset. - Catacorn

Chandler Bing from friends is #6!? Screw this list

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8 Dwight Schrute (The Office)

Dwight Shurte, Michael Scott, Eric Cartman, and Homer Simpson are the best - Rogermansokdwdsadsdsd

Weirdest, Funniest and the loveliest character of all time Rainn Wilson did a great job playing Dwight

Funny and interesting character.

Dwight is funny because whenever he's mad he would call everyone Idiots. That always makes me laugh. If you want a funny suck up to a boss in the show called The Office... Dwight's you person.

9 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.

Alright, what made The Office so good was the type of humor that no other sitcom dared to touch. This type of humor is offensive to certain groups, but it ultimately the funniest thing in ANY sitcom. At the center of these hilarious jokes is Michael J. Scott. HIS HUMOR IS THE BEST. He makes the best jokes and although he seems like a jerk, I feel like he is the most genuine boss ever. I would give my left kidney to work under Michael, because he is so funny and he makes the workplace everything it actually needs to be. MICHAEL SCOT IS THE WORLDS BEST BOSS.

Should be number 1

Sort of an oaky afterbirth

I can get with Dwight above Michael (that's what she said), but these cringeworthy characters from TBBT,How I Met Your Mother and Friends above Michael, the world is doomed.

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10 Kramer (Seinfeld)

He is natural

The show had to have that character, and he delivered. I laugh every time, no matter how many times I have seen it.

The best character ever developed for T.V..

He's the best character on the show! - HeavyDonkeyKong

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The Contenders

11 Peter Griffin (Family Guy) Peter Griffin (Family Guy) Peter Griffin is the main protagonist and titular character of the American animated sitcom Family Guy.

Peter Griffin is my favorite character. He needs better storylines and depth to redeem himself as a person. - ShadowHawk18

Oh come on guys... Peter is the third funniest just after Chandler and Homer just because they are classic. But even though I convince myself Chandler and Homer are funnier, deep down inside I know it is Griffin. He gives it to you straight... The show is even more funnier...

Peter Griffin Is So Random And Awkward that's Why He's So Funny

More Like used To Be funny

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12 Roger (American Dad)

The only reason American Dad is funny is because of Roger.

13 George Costanza (Seinfeld)

He's definitely funnier than Sheldon Cooper - BrianScott01

The worst of the four, and has it the hardest.

I'm flipping out here jerry!

We're living in a society!

14 Roy Trenneman (The IT Crowd)

We feel bad for him sometimes, yet we just love to watch him suffer.

15 The Narrator (Jane the Virgin)

Contests Rogelio de la Vega for the most personable character on the show, but the Narrator is definitely the most sarcastic.

16 Dr. Gregory House (House M.D.)

"Dr. House, I've heard your name."
"Most people have, it's also a noun."

"You talk to God, you're religious; God talks to you, you're psychotic. "

House is seriously the best show ever, and Hugh Laurie does a brilliant job with house. - Mir89

Hey Wilson! I can't find my pornos - invinciblemario99

17 Phil Dunphy (Modern Family)
18 Lucy Ricardo (I Love Lucy)

The greatest, funniest character ever.

We all love Lucy!

19 Sterling Archer (Archer) Sterling Archer (Archer) Sterling Malory Archer is a fictional character on the American adult animated sitcom Archer, which aired on the basic cable network FX from 2009 to 2017 and is currently broadcast on sister network FXX.

He's everyone's favorite former pirate king.

20 Rogelio de la Vega (Jane the Virgin)

He's so extroverted and upbeat you gotta love him!

21 Mabel Pines (Gravity Falls) Mabel Pines (Gravity Falls) Mabel Pines is one of the lead characters of the Disney XD animated series Gravity Falls. The character is voiced by Kristen Schaal, and designed by the series creator, Alex Hirsch. She is inspired by Hirsch's own twin sister, Ariel Hirsch. She is a caring, boy-crazy 12 year old girl that moved to the ...read more.

If she was a real person I would adopt her

There is no one like her.

22 Malcolm Tucker (The Thick of It)
23 Bart Simpson (The Simpsons) Bart Simpson (The Simpsons) Bartholomew JoJo "Bart" Simpson is the oldest child in The Simpsons. He was created by Matt Groening. His hobbies are pranking people including Lisa Simpson and Homer Simpson.

Favorite show favorite character/funniest character

America's bad boy is way funnier than Homer.

24 Balki Bartokomous (Perfect Strangers)

He's so innocent it's hilarious.

25 Amethyst (Steven Universe) Amethyst (Steven Universe) Amethyst is a fictional character from the animated television series Steven Universe, created by Rebecca Sugar.
26 Charlie Harper (Two and a Half Men)

he is an idol to men, just hillarious - manya93

He should be on the top 10 this guy was really good on Two and a half men (nothing but praise for the show and him)

Perfect rolemodle for a man. - schwanie

27 Jamie Mcdonald (The Thick of It)
28 Amy Farrah Fowler (The Big Bang Theory)

Funniest TBBT Character - Organ

29 Raymond Holt (Brooklyn 99)

He's awesome

30 Leslie Knope (Parks and Recreation)

Why isn't she at he top ten? She is hilarious.

31 Larry Appleton (Perfect Strangers)

Imagine if Leonard Hofstadter was a bit more of a smug know-it-all and was a bit uglier, yet had much more charm. That's Larry in a nutshell.

32 Bill Cipher Bill Cipher Bill Cipher is a triangular dream demon formerly existent only in the mindscape who wished to gain access to the real world. He has been running amok in Gravity Falls, Oregon since being summoned by Stanford Pines over thirty years ago. He is known for his mysterious demeanor and sadistic humor. He ...read more.
33 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.

His blend of biting sarcasm and Daffy Duck-level mania is what makes him so funny.

34 Elaine Benes (Seinfeld)

One of the best on seinfeld!

35 Archie Bunker (All in the Family) Archie Bunker (All in the Family) Archibald "Archie" Bunker is a fictional character from the 1970s American television sitcom All in the Family and its spin-off Archie Bunker's Place, played by Carroll O'Connor.
36 April Ludgate (Parks and Recreation)
37 Deadpool Deadpool Deadpool is a fictional antihero created by Marvel who appears in their comics. Deadpool's first appearance was in New Mutants #98 by Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza in February of 1991. His powers include self-healing and super strength. He is regarded as one of the funniest characters in comics due ...read more.
38 Jake Peralta (Brooklyn 99)
39 Gir (Invader Zim) Gir (Invader Zim)

All I can say is he is the cutest and best thing I've ever seen on T.V.

"Can I be a mongoose dog? " - PastelFlowers

I love GIR. I love how sometimes he ruins Zims plans. Plus his like dog suit is just to cute! He is one of the funniest cartoon characters that has ever been on Nickelodeon.

40 Jake Harper (Two and a Half Men)
41 Jim Ignatowski (Taxi)
42 Dudley Puppy (T.U.F.F. Puppy) Dudley Puppy (T.U.F.F. Puppy)
43 Stephen Colbert (The Colbert Report) Stephen Colbert (The Colbert Report) Stephen Tyrone Colbert is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, media critic, and television host.
44 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.
45 Patrick Not-Star (Spongebob Squarepants) Patrick Not-Star (Spongebob Squarepants)
46 Beast Boy (Teen Titans/Teen Titans Go!) Beast Boy (Teen Titans/Teen Titans Go!) Beast Boy is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics, usually as a member of the teams Teen Titans and Doom Patrol. Created by writer Arnold Drake and artist Bob Brown, he first appeared in The Doom Patrol #99.
47 Jen Barber (The IT Crowd)
48 Latka Gravas (Taxi)
49 Negan (The Walking Dead) Negan (The Walking Dead) Negan is a fictional character from the comic book series The Walking Dead and is portrayed by Jeffrey Dean Morgan in the American television series of the same name.
50 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.

Stewie is so funny =D Such a clever character, and adventures with Brian were always the best episodes!

I've got a t-shirt with him on and some socks with him on, that's how much of a fan I am of him

Funny toddler

Hilarious, awesome, and just plain baddass! - HeavyDonkeyKong

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1. Mabel Pines (Gravity Falls)
2. Amethyst (Steven Universe)
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1. Homer Simpson (The Simpsons)
2. Patrick Star (SpongeBob SquarePants)
3. Bart Simpson (The Simpsons)
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1. Barney Stinson (How I Met Your Mother)
2. Sheldon Cooper (The Big Bang Theory)
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