Top 10 Most lovable characters in Sitcoms

Over the years, quite a few series have managed not only to penetrate global audiences but also establish their legacy among them. We have picked the 10 most lovable characters from those sitcoms.

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Sitcoms from Western nations have managed to penetrate the global audience and this has been going on since the pre-online streaming platform era. Some of the sitcoms penetrated the global audience before the fastest mobile internet was in place and only a few could afford the WIFI. However, things changed with the introduction of online streaming platforms and the quick mobile internet.

This has provided the production houses not only to sell the rights to their television series but also to rewind the clock for their fans. There are many such TV series that were sold to online streaming platforms across the globe years after they were off-air. Meanwhile, in this listicle, we will discuss the Top 10 most loved characters from various sitcoms.

Here are the top 10 most loved characters in sitcoms:

1. Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell)

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He was one of the lead characters in The Modern Family. The series is about the parents, Phil and Claire yearning for an honest, open relationship with their three kids, but a daughter who is trying to grow up too fast, another who is too smart for her good, and a rambunctious young son make it challenging. Phil shares his sense of humour with his father, Frank, who loves to hang out with his kids and keep himself updated with the latest teen crazes.

2. Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick)

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The show is about Ted Mosby sitting down with his kids, to tell them the story of how he met their mother. The story is told through memories of his friends Marshall, Lily, Robin, and Barney Stinson. All legendary 9 seasons lead up to the moment of Ted's final encounter with "the one." About Barney, he was all about having fun and some of his lines were "It's going to be legendary!", "Suit up!", and many more.

3. Chandler Bing (Late Matthew Perry)

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He was one of the main characters in the legendary series, F.R.I.E.N.D.S. The series follows the personal and professional lives of six twenty to thirty-year-old friends living in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Bing has a very good sense of humor, and is notoriously sarcastic, an attribute he calls a defence mechanism he developed due to his parents divorcing when he was a child.

4. Michael Scott (Steve Carell)

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Throughout the first seven seasons of the show, The Office, Michael is the regional manager of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Talking about the show, it is a mockumentary about a group of typical office workers, whose workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.

5. Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons)

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Sheldon Lee Cooper, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., Sc.D.,[3] is a Caltech theoretical physicist. Next to his best friend Leonard Hofstadter, he's the main protagonist of The Big Bang Theory and the titular protagonist of Young Sheldon. The Big Bang Theory is about a woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

6. Joey Tribbiani (Matt LeBlanc)

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Another character from the F.R.I.E.N.D.S show, Joey is portrayed as promiscuous and dim-witted but good-natured, as well as very loyal, caring, and protective of his friends. He is a food-loving womanizer who has had more luck with dates than any of the other group members. In contrast to his persona as the "ladies' man", he has also a marked childish side. His best friend is Chandler Bing.

7. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg)

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He was one of the most non-serious characters among the other non-serious characters in the series, Brooklyn 99. Peralta is a cop, who accidentally solves crimes and competes with Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero). About the series, it seems to be a mockumentary on how a police precinct works in New York.

8. Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht)

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One of the main characters of The Suits, J.D. is a former corporate attorney, one of the name partners at Specter Litt Wheeler Williams, the managing partner of Specter Litt, and a former Assistant District Attorney for the New York County District Attorney's Office.

9. Lucifer (Tom Ellis)

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One of the renowned TV actors from Wales, Tom Ellis played a legendary role in the TV series turned Web series, Lucifer. In the series, the devil, bored with his life in hell, decides to abandon his throne, alongside a demon with a human body and resides in Los Angeles, owns a nightclub. The reasons that make him the most lovable character are his charm, His sense of humour, his ability to annoy his friends, and his embracing desires, which not many people can do. 

10. Steve McGarrett (Alex Laughlin)

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He is an Army veteran in the remake of the Hawaii Five-O series, televised in the 2010s. About the show, it is about the same man taking charge of a special task force, put together to deal with bigger crimes such as terrorism, drug peddling and many more. Steve is confident, has leadership qualities and doesn't give an inch to the criminals while combating them. While watching the series, one could feel that he could do no wrong.