TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Characters of All Time

1) Louie De Palma, Taxi
2) Ed Norton, The Honeymooners
3) Lucy Ricardo, I Love Lucy
4) Fonzie, Happy Days
5) Archie Bunker, All In The Family
6) Mr. Spock, Star Trek
7) Lt. Columbo, Columbo
8) Emma Peel,The Avengers
9) Barney Fife, The Andy Griffith Show
10) George Costanza, Seinfeld
11) J.R. Ewing, Dallas
12) Felix Unger and Oscar Madison, The Odd Couple
13) Ralph Kramden, The Honeymooners
14) Homer Simpson, The Simpsons
15) Lilly Harper, I'll Fly Away [Shouldn't there be a requirement that someone has actually seen your show?]
16) Sgt. Bilko, The Phil Silvers Show
17) Alex P. Keaton, Family Ties
18) Theo Kojak, Kojak
19) Maxwell Smart, Get Smart
20) Eddie Haskell, Leave It to Beaver
21) Mary Richards, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
22) Maynard G. Krebs, The Many Lives of Dobie Gillis
23) Andy Sipowicz, NYPD Blue
24) Paladin, Have Gun Will Travel
25) Jim Rockford, The Rockford Files
26) Roseanne Conner, Roseanne [ ]
27) Steve Urkel, Family Matters [Urkel is just an unfunny Howard Borden]
28) Edina Monsoon, Absolutely Fabulous [How does a British rip-off of Blanche from the Golden Girls out-rank the original?]
29) Ted Baxter, The Mary Tyler Moore Show
30) Frank Pembleton, Homicide: Life On The Street
31) Niles Crane, Frasier
32) Jim Ignatowski, Taxi
33) Diane Chambers, Cheers [Coach was funnier...]
34) Mork, Mork & Mindy
35) Cosmo Kramer, Seinfeld
36) Fred Sanford, Sanford and Son
37) Hawk, Spenser: For Hire
38) Jane Hathaway, The Beverly Hillbillies
39) Artie, The Larry Sanders Show
40) Alexis Carrington, Dynasty
41) Dr. Mark Craig, St. Elsewhere
42) Bill Bittinger, Buffalo Bill
43) Adam, Northern Exposure
44) David Addison, Moonlighting
45) Jane Tennison, Prime Suspect
46) Xena, Xena: Warrior Princess
47) Douglas Wambaugh, Picket Fences
48) Miles Drentell, Thirtysomething
49) Elliot Carlin, The Bob Newhart Show
50) Maurice "Buddy" Sorrell, The Dick Van Dyke Show