Live Poll: Long Time US TV Characters

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Who is your favorite US TV Series main character that has played that same role the longest number of seasons?

Note: 11 Seasons or more. No Soap Operas or cartoons. Highest number of episode appearances from their respective roles.

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls091895281/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/2U440eA4blk/


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s. epatha merkerson...law and order....
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Gitte Løyche

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Johnny Galecki of Big Bang Theory or Alan Alda of M.A.S.H.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Narnia????????? Where are You?????????
JR Ewing awaits your selection!
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LOL!  I'm here, I'm here - I will probably vote for J.R. Ewing!  
Suggestion:
Dan Connors and other long running Roseanne characters (Roseanne ran for 10 seasons, plus The Connors)
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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There are too many 10 season shows. They could fill up a poll all by their lonesome.
No this is for 11 and up. There are no suggestions that can be added.
Thanks though!
:):)
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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I was wrong.........My source material missed several shows
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FYC:
Sam Malone, Cheers
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Thanks. Added.
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You don't have to add my name.
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Oh, are you doing just one per series? Perhaps note that on the list. 

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Who is your favorite US TV Series main character(s) who has played that same role the longest number of seasons?
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Yes one.
S. Epatha has the honor.

Changed per your request.
Dang!!!! That sounds too professional a reply for me!


                                                       Long Time US TV Characters

by Ed_Jones_XLIX | created - 3 weeks ago | updated - 3 minutes ago | Public

Pick your favorite US TV Series main character(s) who has played that same role the longest number of seasons?

Note: 11 Seasons or more. No Soap Operas or cartoons. Highest number of episode appearances from their respective roles. One actor only, unless the top two billed actors are tied. Then both are included as a single choice.

I'm rootin for Lassie to get at least 25 Votes!!!!!!!!!!!
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I'm sorry; by "perhaps note that," I meant to perhaps add "per series" so it would read "Only one actor per series, unless the top two..."
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Long Time US TV Characters

by Ed_Jones_XLIX | created - 3 weeks ago | updated - 6 seconds ago | Public

Pick your favorite US TV Series main character(s) who has played that same role the longest number of seasons?

Note: 11 Seasons or more. No Soap Operas or cartoons. Highest number of episode appearances from their respective roles. Only one actor per series, unless the top two billed actors are tied. Then both are included as a single choice.

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Al and Peggy Bundy - Married with Children (1987-1997), 11 seasons.
Arthur 'Fonzie' Fonzarelli - Happy Days (1974-1984), 11 seasons.
Eric and Annie Camden - 7th Heaven (1996-2007), 11 seasons.
Danny Williams - Make Room for Daddy (1953-1965), 11 seasons.
Steve Douglas - My Three Sons (1960-1972), 12 seasons.

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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Make Room and My Three do not have photos of the top 2 billed stars together.

Added the other 3

Thanks.

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Make Room and My Three do not have photos of the top 2 billed stars together.
In "Make Room for Daddy" Danny Williams is lead character only. His onscreen son Rusty Williams who is second most credited, less significant than two Danny's wives, Margaret and Kathy. So You can add Danny Williams alone, I think.

Just the same with "My Three Sons" -  show chronicles the life of Steve Douglas.
Added the other 3
Thank you!

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It is based on the episodes appeared in.
If there is a tie then both are included.
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And at your discretion:
 
Major/Colonel Samantha Carter - Stargate SG-1 (1997-2007), 10 seasons +
Stargate: Atlantis (2004-2009), 5 seasons, she appeared in all of them, mostly in 4th.


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Fan of the Show!!!
You left out Captain!
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How about British series?

Norman Clegg - Last of the Summer Wine (1973-2010), 31 seasons.
DCI Jim Taggart - Taggart (1983-2010), 27 seasons.
PCs Tony Stamp and Reg Hollis - The Bill (1984-2010)
Dr. Nikki Alexander - Silent Witness (1996-...), 23 seasons.
DCI Tom Barnaby - Midsomer Murders (1997-...), 21 seasons.
Ric Griffin - Holby City (1999-...), 21 seasons.
Sgt. Oscar Blaketon - Heartbeat (1992-2010), 18 seasons.
Dave Lister - Red Dwarf (1988-...), 13 seasons.
Hercule Poirot - Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989-2013), 13 seasons.
DC/DCI Endeavour Morse - Inspector Morse (1987-2000), 12 seasons + Endeavour (2012-...), 8 seasons.
DS Sandra Pullman - New Tricks (2003-2015), 12 seasons.
... and I forgot something I warrant.


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Please do!
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Will do!
Roger, over and out!
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The poll is for US TV shows.
Ok, then:
Charlie, Mac, Dennis and Dee - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005-...), 14 seasons.


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It went live.....Too late.
Sorry.
I like your input.
So chime in earlier.
I'll add all that fit anytime.
Thanks.
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There is a UK TV Long Time poll.....
Poll Suggestion: Long Time UK TV Characters
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Thank you.
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Lassie has 15 Votes....Woo Hoo!!!!!
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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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Thanks Guys!!!!!


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Ed Jones(XLIX)

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McGarrett needs a vote!
Everybody has one but him. Lassie has 24!
Where the love for Hawaii's Top Cop?


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