100 greatest tv characters

Man, I watch too dang much TeeVee…

Bravo has told us who the 100 greatest characters are, in terms of their effect on the American social fabric (or at least the lexicon). In conjunction with a diet Coke bender, I have analyzed the list into three groups NFW, a little bit/ Someday, maybe, and OK, you’re right.

COMPLETE SCHEDULE

Day 1

100. Xena

99. Monk

98. Steve Urkel

97. Dr. Smith

96. Artie

95. Doug Ross

94. Vic Mackey

93. Maynard G Krebs

92. Agent Dale Cooper

91. Caine

90. Herman Munster

89. Lt. Castillo

88. Jamie Somers

87. Gomez & Morticia

86. Maxwell Smart

85. Napoleon Solo/Illya Kuryakin

84. Bob Hartley

83. Vinnie Barbarino

82. Gil Grissom & Catherine Willow

81. Cast of Will & Grace

Day 2

 

80. Jack Tripper

79. Charles Ingalls

78. Rob & Laura Petrie

77. Dr. Craig

76. Ellenor Frutt

75. Ally McBeal

74. Beaver

73. Dr. Johnny Fever

72. Dick Solomon

71. Dan Fielding

70. Niles Crane

69. David Addison/Maddie Hayes

68. Benson

67. Jim Ignatowski

66. Carla Tortelli

65. John Boy

64. Jessica Fletcher

63. Andy Taylor

62. Francis Xavier Pembleton

61. Crockett & Tubbs

Day 3

 

60. Mork

59. Al & Peg Bundy

58. Barney Miller

57. Rhoda Morgenstern

56. Mick Belker

55. Capt. Picard

54. Rocky & Bullwinkle

53. Pres. Josiah Bartlett

52. Emma Peel

51. Murphy Brown

50. Sam & Diane

49. Maude Findlay

48. Ted Baxter

47. Carmela Soprano

46. Cast of Friends

45. Marshal Matt Dillon

44. Cliff Huxtable

43. Thomas Magnum

42. Laverne & Shirley

41. The Barone Family

Day 4

 

40. Fred Sanford

39. Kojak

38. Sgt. Ernie Bilko

37. Marcus Welby

36. Barney Fife

35. Lou Grant

34. Kermit & Miss Piggy

33. Maverick

32. Scully & Mulder

31. Samantha Stephens

30. Det. Lenny Briscoe

29. Alex Keaton

28. Perry Mason

27. Ann Marie

26. Frasier Crane

25. Joe Friday

24. Louis DePalma

23. Andy Sipowicz

22. Richard Kimble

21. Mr. Spock

Day 5

 

20. Ed Norton

19. Eric Cartman

18. Roseanne

17. Jim Rockford

16. George Jefferson

15. J.R. Ewing

14. Hawkeye Pierce

13. Buffy

12. Edith Bunker

11. Carrie Bradshaw

10. Tony Soprano

9. Capt. James T. Kirk

8. Mary Richards

7. Lt. Columbo

6. Seinfeld Cast

5. Homer Simpson

4. The Fonz

3. Lucy Ricardo

2. Ralph Kramden

1. Archie Bunker

Who they left off in favor of fawktards like Will and Grace and Friends:

  • Batman
  • Underdog
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Others?

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