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20 TV Blondes that Really Were Having More Fun

They're definitely not dumb though

Amanda Bell
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20 TV Blondes that Really Were Having More Fun

Cliches might not always be true, but when it comes to the old adage that blondes have more fun, well, these TV characters are definitely making a strong case for its correctness.

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Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation's spritely and ambitious Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) had a talent for never letting bad news get her down.

3 of 21 NBC

Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell

The King of Bayside High, Zack Morris (Mark Paul Gosselaar) almost always had a smile when he broke the fourth wall to talk to us directly about how awesome his life was onSaved by the Bell.

4 of 21 WB TV

Serena van der Woodsen from Gossip Girl

Who wouldn't have a blast walking around in all of those fabulous clothes all time? For Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively), everything else that happened on Gossip Girl was just a backdrop to her perpetual fashion show.

5 of 21 Nickelodeon

Clarissa Darling from Clarissa Explains it All

Okay, so maybe she didn't explain it all, but Clarissa Darling (Melissa Joan Hart) sure did teach us a lot about living the teen dream -- annoying brother or nah -- on Clarissa Explains it All.

6 of 21 ABC Photo Archives, ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images

Chrissy Snow from Three's Company

Being the resident bubbly bombshell was all fun and games for Chrissy (Suzanne Somers) on Three's Company.

7 of 21 HBO

Brienne of Tarth from Game of Thrones

Don't call her a Lady. Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) is happiest when she's breaking all the rules about who is allowed to sport those suits of armor and swing that sword on Game of Thrones, and she loves being a boss so stinkin' much.

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Caroline from The Vampire Diaries

Whether it was something as simple as organizing the latest Mystic High decades ball or as dangerous as saving the whole town from the latest onslaught of bloodthirsty baddies, Caroline Forbes (Candice King) was always the sunniest person on The Vampire Diaries.

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Veronica Mars from Veronica Mars

Being a Neptune private eye was hard work, but Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) loved every minute of her many adventures on Veronica Mars.

10 of 21 ABC

Arizona Robbins from Grey's Anatomy

She went through a whole lotta hardships during her time on Grey's Anatomy -- losing her leg and countless tiny humans on her table, not to mention her marriage -- but Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw) still managed to come through everything with an ultra upbeat attitude in the end.

11 of 21 Fox

Sue Sylvester from Glee

Nobody had a better time being a nasty wasty Cheerio coach than Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) fromGlee.

12 of 21 Showtime

Silas Botwin from Weeds

While mom and Shane were always stressed to the max, Silas (Hunter Parrish) was usually pretty relaxed amid all the family's pot-dealing misadventures on Weeds.

13 of 21 WB TV

Buffy from Buffy the Vampire Slayer

She might not have asked for the job of handling all the demons and deadly vampires that showed up in Sunnydale, but Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar) also didn't seem to mind that calling so much on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

14 of 21 WB TV

Fred from Scooby-Doo

Nobody relished the moment of ripping off those scary masks after a good sleuth session on Scooby-Doomore than Fred. Fact.

15 of 21 Michael Yarish, CBS

Penny from The Big Bang Theory

With respect to fellow blonde Bernadette, Penny (Kaley Cuoco) is living for her status as the happy-go-lucky non-geek of the group on The Big Bang Theory.

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Beth Greene from The Walking Dead

Things might not have always gone well for her, but before things got really bad for her, Beth (Emily Kinney) really was one of the rare optimists on The Walking Dead, considering.

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Allison "Ali" DiLaurentis from Pretty Little Liars

Nobody was loving all the drama and mini-mysteries of Pretty Little Liars as much as Ali (Sasha Pieterse), especially since she was so often smack dab in the middle of it all.

18 of 21 ABC

Stephanie Tanner from Full House

She wasn't the coolest or the cutest of the Tanner girls, but Stephanie (Jodie Sweetin) sure did love telling everybody about their rude selves on Full House.

19 of 21 HBO

Samantha Jones from Sex and the City

Go on. Try to name a person who was feeling themselves as much as Samantha (Kim Cattrall) from Sex and the City. (Spoiler: You can't because there isn't one.)

20 of 21 NBC

Phoebe Buffay from Friends

She was so much "more than just a pretty blonde girl with an a** that won't quit," but despite the many, many dark chapters of her past, Phoebe Buffay (Lisa Kudrow) kept her aura cleansed and her attitude fresh on Friends.

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Eleanor from The Good Place

You're forking right Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) is enjoying the hell out of her time on The Good Place, no matter which plane of Earth or the afterlife she finds herself in.