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My Favourite Television Characters of All-Time (With Quotes!)


I just wrote about George Costanza.  That got me thinking about my favourite television characters of all time.

I'm listing these ten here in no particular order.  You may commence judging my ten favourite television characters..... now.


Omar Little,
~ The Wire

Favourite quote:
 "'Cause I know she ain't gonna never go down there to go dining, that's  why! Hey, yo, Kimmy, this ain't funny, yo! That woman raised me! And  for as long as I been grown, once a month I been with her on a church  Sunday, telling myself ain't no need to worry, 'cause ain't nobody in  this city that lowdown to disrespect a Sunday morning!"


Don Draper,
~ Mad Men

Favourite quote:
"The reason you haven't felt it is because it doesn't exist. What you call love was invented by guys like me, to sell nylons. You're born alone and you die alone and this world just drops a bunch of rules on top of you to make you forget those facts. But I never forget. I'm living like there's no tomorrow, because there isn't one."


Ryan O'Reily,
~ Oz

Favourite quote:
 "Hey, I'm a man of logic; I'm a man of planning. I consider every detail; I factor in every possibility. Then I flip a coin."


George Costanza,
~ Seinfeld

Favourite quote:
"It's not a lie, if you believe it."


Hank Kingsley,
~ The Larry Sanders Show

Favourite quote:
"For your information Miss Smartypants, I've been thinking about dropping Alzheimer's for 5 years - c'mon guys, where's the cure?"


Tony Soprano,
~ The Sopranos

Favourite quote:
"Even if God is dead, you're going to kiss his ass."


Homer Simpson,
~ The Simpsons

Favourite quote:
"Life is just one crushing defeat after another until you just wish Flanders was dead."
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Mike Logan,
~ Law & Order

Favourite quote:
"My mother used to hold a rosary in one hand while she beat me with the   other. The next time I enter a church, six of my closest buddies will be   carrying me."


Jimmy McNulty,
~ The Wire

Favourite quote:
"Baker, Let me let you in on a little secret, The patrolling officer on his beat is the one true dictatorship in America, we can lock a guy up on the humble, lock him up for real, or say fuck it and drink ourselves to death under the expressway and our side partners will cover us, No one - I mean no one - tells us how to waste our shift!"


Dr. Johnny Fever,
~ WKRP in Cincinnati

Favourite quote:
"Doctor Johnny Fever, and I am burnin' up in here! Whoo! Whoo! We all in critical condition, babies, but you can tell me where it hurts, 'cause I got the healing prescription here from the big 'KRP musical medicine cabinet. Now I am talking about your 50,000 watt intensive care unit, babies! So just sit right down, relax, open your ears real wide and say, "Give it to me straight, Doctor, I can take it!"

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