Directors Your All Time Top-Ten Favorite Sit-Com TV Characters

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  1. Jon_Are

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    They can be major or minor roles. My top ten, in order:
    1. Archie Bunker (All in the Family)
    2. Frank Burns (M*A*S*H)
    3. Homer Simpson (The Simpsons)
    4. Inspector Luger (Barney Miller)
    5. Niles Crane (Frasier)
    6. Larabie (Get Smart)
    7. Lumpy Rutherford (Leave it to Beaver)
    8. Groundskeeper Willy (The Simpsons)
    9. Louie DePalma (Taxi)
    10.Mr. Haney (Green Acres)
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  2. Bjorn Olav Nyberg

    Bjorn Olav Nyberg Supporting Actor

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    Hmm, I'm reluctant to try and answer, because I know I'm gonna miss someone, and then ruin my whole weekend thinking about it [​IMG]
    1. Al Bundy, Married... with children
    2. Homer Simpson, The simpsons
    3. Basil Fawlty, Fawlty towers
    4. Mr. Bean, Mr. Bean (Maybe not a TV sitcom but too good to ignore)
    5. Woody Boyd, Cheers
    6. Chandler Bing, Friends
    7. Cosmo Kramer, Seinfeld
    8. Dick Solomon, 3rd rock from the sun
    9. David Lister, Red dwarf
    10. Hawkeye Pierce, M*A*S*H
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  3. Dave L

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    In no particular order:
    Ted Baxter, Mary Tyler Moore
    Sue Anne Nivens, Mary Tyler Moore
    Manuel, Fawlty Towers
    Bulldog, Frasier
    the Mail Boy, Just Shoot Me
    Lucy Ricardo, I Love Lucy
    Dr. Hartley, the Bob Newhart Show
    Lilith, Cheers and Frasier
    Michael Harris, Newhart
    Antonio Scarpacci, Wings
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    1. Homer Simpson (The Simpsons)
    2. Al Bundy (Married With Children)
    3. Archie Bunker(All In The Family)
    4. Agarn(F Troop)
    5. Maxwell Smart (Get Smart)
    6. Krusty the Clown (The Simpsons)
    7. Louie DePalma (Taxi)
    8. Dick Solomon (3rd Rock From The Sun)
    9. Burt(Soap)
    10.Sideshow Bob,Groundskeeper Willie,Moe,Mr Burns(Tie) (The Simpsons)
    Honorable Mention:
    Mr Howell, The Professor, Steve Rhodes,Mr Jefferson,Benson,Kelly Bundy,Carlton
    Holy Crap! I forgot about The Odd Couple and The Honeymooners [​IMG]
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    Homer (The Simpsons)
    Stewie (The Family Guy)
    Ted (Mary Tyler Moore)
    Kramer (Seinfeld)
    John Cage (Ally McBeal)
    Phoebe (Friends)
    Archie Bunker (All in the Family)
    Maude (Maude)
    Edina (Absolutely Fabulous)
    Basil Fawlty (Fawlty Towers)
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    Ralph Kramden
    Cosmo Kramer
    Fred Sanford
    Jack Tripper
    Frasier Crane
    Mike Stivic
    Richie Cunningham
    Felix Unger
    Alex Keaton
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    Lucy Ricardo-I Love Lucy
    Ethel Mertz-I Love Lucy
    Ruby Romaine - Tracey Takes On
    Mrs. Noh Nan Ning- Tracey Takes On
    Linda Granger - Tracey Takes On
    Fern Rosenthal - Tracey Takes On
    All the rest of Tracey Ullman characters
    Suzanne Sugarbaker - Designing Women
    Dorothy,Rose,Blanche & Sophia - Golden Girls
    The Fisher Family - Six Feet Under
    If you couldn't tell IMHO Tracey Ullman can do almost no wrong.
     
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    Jack Tripper
    Ralph Furley
    George Costanza
    Elaine Benes (for personal reasons) [​IMG]
    The Fonz [​IMG]
    Parker Lewis
    Cliff Clavin
    Al Bundy
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  9. Jeremiah

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    1. George Costanza(seinfeld)
    2. Cosmo Kramer(seinfeld)
    3. The sea captin on The Simpsons
    4. The comic book guy on The Simpsons
    5. Heathcliff Huxtable(the cosby show)
    6. Mayor Quimby(the simpsons)
    7. Bill McNeal(news radio)
    8. Cliff Clavin(cheers)
    9. Chandler Bing(friends)
    10. Alex P. Keaton(family ties)
    [Edited last by Jeremiah on November 09, 2001 at 03:06 PM]
     
  10. Sean Conklin

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    Jack Tripper(Three's company)
    Fonzie(Happy Days)
    Lucy Ricardo(I love Lucy)
    Mr. Roper(Three's company)
    The whole Blooming Brady Bunch
    Daisy Duke(Dukes of Hazzard)
    Roscoe P. Coltrane(Dukes of Hazzard)
    Boss Hogg(Dukes of Hazzard)
    Archie Bunker(All in the Family)
    Fred Mertz(I love Lucy)
    Maxwell Smart(Get Smart)
    Leather Tuscadero(Happy Days)
    Pinky Tuscadero(Happy Days)
    Cliff Claven(Cheers)
    Daisy Duke(Dukes of Hazzard)
    Homer Simpson(the Simpsons)
    Al Bundy(Married with Children)
    Dick Solomon(3rd Rock from the Sun)
    Ted Baxter(Mary Tyler Moore)
    99(Get Smart)
    Everyone on "Soap"
    Alex P Keaton(Family Ties)
    Krusty(The Simpsons)
    Ralph Furly(Three's Company)
    The Professor(Gilligans Island)
    George Jefferson(The Jeffersons)
    In no particular order, and I'm sure I forgot some good ones!
    *EDIT* I'm sorry I didn't read very well, I just noticed it said top ten. [​IMG]
    1.Jack Tripper
    2.Fonzie
    3.Maxwell Smart
    4.Roscoe P. Coltrane
    5.All of the Brady Bunch
    6.Everyone on Soap
    7.Mr. Roper
    8.Cliff Claven
    9.Homer Simpson
    10.Lucy Ricardo
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  11. Jeff_A

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    1. Archie Bunker
    2. Archie Bunker
    3. Archie Bunker
    4. Archie Bunker
    5. Archie Bunker
    6. Archie Bunker
    7. Archie Bunker
    8. Archie Bunker
    9. Archie Bunker
    10. Archie Bunker
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    1) Benson, Soap/Benson
    2) Cosmo Kramer, Seinfeld
    3) Al Bundy, Married... With Children
    4) Archie Bunker, All in the Family
    5) Homer Simpson, The Simpsons
    6) Miss Chanandler Bong Chandler Bing, Friends
    7) Stewie Griffin, Family Guy
    8) Sophia Petrillo, Golden Girls
    9) Burt Campbell/Jodie Dallas, Soap (tie)
    10) Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli, Happy Days
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    Homer Simpson (The Simpsons)
    Archie Bunker (All in the Family)
    Al Bundy (Married with Children)
    Woody (Cheers)
     
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    1) Chuck/Bob, Soap
    2) Coach, Cheers
    3) Klinger, Mash
    4) The Major, Soap
    5) Carly, Larroquette
    6) Joe, Newsradio
    7) Betty, Flintstones
    8) Mel, D.V.D.
    9) Lewis, Drew Carey
    10) Roger, I Dream of Jeannie
    Kind of off the top of my head, after reading the previous posts.
     
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    In no particular order:
    Rhoda Morgenstern (MTM Show & Rhoda)
    Jack (Will & Grace)
    Karen (Will & Grace)
    Mary Richards (MTM Show)
    Bob Hartley (Bob Newhart Show)
    Archie Bunker (All in the Family)
    Edith Bunker (All in the Family)
    Ralph Kramden (The Honeymooners)
    Ed Norton (The Honeymooners)
    Alice Kramden (The Honeymooners)
     
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    No order here:
    Inspector Luger (Barney Miller)
    Felix Unger (The Odd Couple)
    Louie DePalma (Taxi)
    Ted Baxter (Mary Tyler Moore)
    Gracie (Burns & Allen)
    George (Burns & Allen)
    Howard Borden (The Bob Newhart Show)
    Every Tracey Ullman characer (from both her Fox and HBO shows)(Thanks for the reminder, Jeff Behlendorf.)
    Carla Tortelli (Cheers)
    Dr. Katz (Dr. Katz)
     
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    Eric Cartman South Park
    Luther Coach
    Chandler Friends
    Stewie The Family Guy
    Al Bundy Married With Children
    Kramer Seinfeld
    Puddy Seinfeld
    Johnny Fever WKRP in Cincinatti
    Antonio Wings
    Paul Spin City
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  19. Jon_Are

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    I forgot about Puddy !!!!!!!!
    Jon
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    1) Reverend Jim Ignatowski, "Taxi"
    2) Homer Simpson, "The Simpsons"
    3) Artie, "The Larry Sanders Show"
    4) Basil Fawlty, "Fawlty Towers"
    5) Burt Campbell, "Soap"
    6) Det. Stan Wojciehowicz, "Barney Miller"
    7) Chris Peterson, "Get A Life"
    8) Det. Arthur Dietrich, "Barney Miller"
    9) Ben Katz, "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist"
    10) Larry, Darryl & Darryl, "Newhart"
     

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