22 'Hilarious' Characters Who Actually Deserve Your Pity

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Comedies love to poke fun at people, especially so-called quirky folks. And more often than not, some show or movie's idea of a hilarious character is someone who, in real life, would actually deserve your sympathy. Or at least your pity.

Which is probably why comedies leave us all feeling empty inside. (That's universal, right?)

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