THE 50 GREATEST TV CHARACTERS


according to TV GUIDE



50. Maurice "Buddy Sorrell from the Dick Van Dyke Show
49. Elliot Carlin from the Bob Newhart Show
48. Miles Drentell from thirtysomething
47. Douglas Wambaugh from Picket Fences
46. Xena from Xena: Warrior Princess
45. Jane Tennison from Prime Suspect
44. David Addison from Moonlighting
43. Adam from Northern Exposure
42. Bill Bittinger from Buffalo Bill
41. Dr. Mark Craig from St. Elsewhere
40. Alexis Carrington from Dynasty
39. Artie from The Larry Sanders Show
38. Jane Hathaway from the Beverly Hillbillies
37. Hawk from Spenser: For Hire
36. Fred Sanford from Sanford and Son
35. Kramer from Seinfeld
34. Mork from Mork and Mindy
33. Diane Chambers from Cheers
32. Jim Ingatowski from Taxi
31. Niles Crane from Frasier
30. Frank Pembleton from Homicide: Life on The Street
29. Ted Baxter from the Mary Tyler Moore Show
28. Edina Monsoon from Absolutely Fabulous
27. Steve Urkel from Family Matters
26. Roseanne from Roseanne
25. Jim Rockford from The Rockford Files
24. Paldin from Have Gun, Will Travel
23. Andy Sipowicz from NYPD Blue
22. Maynard G. Krebs from the Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
21. Mary Richards from the Mary Tyler Moore Show
20. Eddie Haskell from Leave it to Beaver
19. Maxwell Smart from Get Smart
18. Theo Kojak from Kojak
17. Alex P. Keaton from Family Ties
16. Sgt. Bilko from the Phil Silvers Show
15. Lily Harper from I'll Fly Away
14. Homer Simpson from The Simpsons
13. Ralph Kramden from the Honeymooners
12. Felix Unger and Oscar Madison from the Odd Couple
11. J. R. Ewing from Dallas
10. George Costanza from Seinfeld
9. Barney Fife from the Andy Griffith Show
8. Emma Peel from the Avengers
7. Lt. Columbo from Columbo
6. Mr. Spock from Star Trek
5. Archie Bunker from All in the Family
4. Fonzie from Happy Days
3. Lucy Ricardo from I Love Lucy
2. Ed Norton from the Honeymooners
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1. Louie De Palma from Taxi