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People Are Sharing Who They Think Is The Best Sitcom Character Of All Time, And Honestly, All Of These Are Solid Picks

This is one of those topics that everyone has an opinion on.

Even if you're not a huge TV watcher, you probably have a TV character or two that you absolutely love.

And recently, Reddit user u/thierryadams was curious about just that when they posed the question: "Who is the best sitcom character of all time?"

Of course, there were lots of opinions. Here are some of the top-voted and best answers:

1. "Lucy Ricardo from I Love Lucy."

2. "Lucille Bluth in Arrested Development. She stole every scene she was in, which is both a testament to how well the character was written and Jessica Walter’s performance."

3. "Gob Bluth from Arrested Development."

Gob giving the side-eye

4. "Estelle Getty as Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls."

5. "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Charlie Kelly!

Charlie looking crazed

6. "Creed from The Office. Proof that less is more. 'Somebody making soup?'"

7. "Maurice Moss (from The IT Crowd)."

Maurice sitting at a computer

8. "Hal from Malcolm in the Middle."

Hal holding four tickets to surprise his family

9. "Captain Holt from Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

Captain Holt looking serious with his arms crossed

10. "Futurama's Bender B. Rodriguez."

11. "Ron f***ing Swanson from Parks and Rec."

Ron holding a burger cook-off trophy

12. "Basil Fawlty from Fawlty Towers."

Basil looking scared

13. "Abed Nadir from Community."

14. "Megan Mullally as Karen Walker in Will & Grace."

15. "It's George Costanza."

George looking proud and putting his arms out

16. "Alexis from Schitt’s Creek is a favorite of mine. Annie Murphy played her so well."


Chandler looking guilty

And lastly...

18. "Homer Simpson by a landslide."

You can read the full thread of responses on Reddit.

Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.