OT: Iconic characters in television.

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  1. skysdad

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    Not necessarly the star but the character that or the most part carried the show or the show would not have been the same or lasted as long without them.

    Henry Winkler as The Fonz. OFC
     
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    Barney Fife
     
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    Barney fife
     
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    that’s probably the best one. Went from part time character to lead
     
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    Al Swearengen. Tony Soprano. Walter White.

    I didn’t read the op, sorry:)
     
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    I'll submit Urkel from Family Matters.
     
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    Sawyer from Lost.
     
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    yes! Same as fonzi
     
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    Al and Wilson on home improvement

    Lou Ferrigno king of queens
     
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    If Homer Simpson is too much of a main character, then Chief Wiggum.
     
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    J.R. Ewing
     
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    Burton Guster
     
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    underrated show
     
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    Jack Bauer.
    Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.
    Columbo.
     
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    Probably Rochester on the old "Jack Benny" show..... OFC
     
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    David Addison from Moonlighting.
     
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    Yeah it pretty much got to the point where most people started referring to the show as Urkel instead of Family Matters. I still refer to it as Urkel.
     
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    Festus Haggen
     
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    Archie Bunker and George Jefferson.
     
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    Chloe on 24,startes as a minor character,but became second to Jack as series progressed
     
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    Dwight K. Schrute
     
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    Larry Daryll and Daryll from Newhart.
     
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    Probably not so iconic due to it not being as popular or well known as a lot of shows. But I am really into Ruthie from The Ozarks.

    *Language and spoiler warning*

     
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    Fred G. Sanford!!!!
    OFC
     
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    Archie Bunker

    Tony Soprano

    Walter White

    Eric Cartman

    Rust (Rustin) Cohle
     
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    Jimmy McNulty

    Stringer Bell
     
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    Christopher Lloyd (Reverend Jim) on Taxi. I liked him better than Andy Kaufman's character on Taxi but he would qualify too.

    Newman on Seinfeld.

    Billy Gibbons on Bones. He had more of a recurring cameo but hilarious!
     
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    We should expand to movies as well. Tommy Lee Jones in the Fugitive.
     
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    Walker, Texas MF’ing Ranger
     
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    Arthur Spooner-King of Queens
    Saul Goodman-Breaking Bad
    Luther and Dauber-Coach
     
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    No and Luke Duke. When they left the show and were replaced by their cousins Coy and Vance Duke the show wasn’t nearly as good.
     
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    They hired the real Dukes back quick when ratings went in the toilet. I seem to recall they wanted a raise.
     
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    How is there no George Costanza mentioned???????
     
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    CANNOT mention Bo and Luke without mentioning Daisy.

    Sheldon Cooper

    How about Cliff Huxtable? Still iconic?
     
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    Ironic maybe.
     
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    True but she didn’t leave the show for a little while like Bo and Luke did, that’s the only reason that I didn’t mention
     
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    Daisy wins best shorts.
     
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