The heart and soul of any sitcom are the funny lead characters. Women have played a significant role in bringing life to many popular sitcoms. Well, if you’re wondering about the names of some of the funniest female TV characters of all time, then you have come to the right place.
Here are the the 10 funniest female TV characters of all time based on consistency, fans and critic ratings, awards won and longevity of the shows.
10. Karen Walker
Megan Mullaly – Will & Grace
Karen Walker is a fictional character portrayed by Megan Mullaly in an American sitcom Will & Grace. Karen brought life to the character of a sassy friend that loves alcohol to the moon and back. Although, Karen was a supporting character she became more of a prominent part of the show due to enormous amounts of appreciation and love by the viewers.
9. April Ludgate
Aubrey Plaza – Parks and Recreation
April Ludgate is a fictional character in NBC Comedy Parks and Recreation, portrayed by Aubrey Plaza. In the initial episodes, she is portrayed as a college student and later on, she becomes the deputy director of animal control. April’s character earned fame due to her witty one-liners.
8. Phoebe Buffay
Lisa Kudrow – Friends
Phoebe Buffay is a fictional character, portrayed by Lisa Kudrow in one of the most popular American sitcoms, Friends. Unique content, hilarious dialogues, relatable sitcom heroes and a great portrayal of friendship and emotions brought global fame to the show and its characters. Phoebe is known for her unorthodox performance and giddy behavior.
7. Kitty Forman
Debra Jo Rupp – The 70s Show
Katherine Anne or Kitty Forman is a fictional character in The 70s Show played by the ultimate comic heroine Debra Jo Rupp. Kitty’s character got much fame due to being relatable and naturally funny. Kitty was a nurse who took a break from her career to settle family conflicts. The American show has 8 seasons and got much popular amongst the audience.
6. Leslie Knope
Amy Poehler – Parks and Recreation
Leslie Barbara Knope, portrayed by Amy Poehler, is the protagonist of the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation. She pretty much became everyone’s favorite character due to her ability to make every scene funny. The show attained much fame and was hard to resist.