A tattoo is supposed to be something you'll be proud to display for the rest of your life, so what better to immortalize on your body forever than your favorite comedian?

Comedy is serious business for the 30 people below who each got their favorite comedian's likeness tattooed. While some are funnier than others (honestly, who can look at Brick from "Anchorman" without laughing?") and some are definitely less regrettable than others, all of them offer a glimpse into just how much comedy has affected peoples' lives.

Want more? Also check out the funniest misspelled tattoos and the most regrettable pop culture tattoos. And if you have a tattoo of a comedian, send it to us and it could appear in our next slideshow.

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  • Chris Farley

    With a tat like that, he too will soon be living in a van down by the river.

  • Larry David

    There should be a "Curb" episode about this tattoo.

  • Will Ferrell (Ron Burgundy)

    Stay classy.

  • Richard Pryor

    Congratulations! The back of your knee is now the funniest part of your body.

  • Conan O'Brien

    OK, so they went a little overboard on the hair.

  • George Carlin

    A younger Carlin graces this man's torso.

  • Ellen Degeneres

    At this point we're just glad he didn't get The Count tattooed somewhere.

  • Jim Carrey

    "Dumb & Dumber" forever.

  • Stephen Colbert

    The Colbert Nation does not mess around.

  • Steve Carell As Brick

    "I love lamp!"

  • Daniel Tosh

    Wow. Just wow.

  • Eddie Murphy

    On the back of some guy's arm, Eddie Murphy's "The Golden Child" is immortalized forever.

  • Steve Martin

    We like the addition of the arrow but what's with the pained expression on his face?

  • Bill Cosby

    Love the face, but that Cosby sweater looks more like a hoodie or a monk's robe.

  • Gilda Radner

    The original "Saturday Night Live" comedienne gets a photo-realistic tribute.

  • Katt Williams

    Katt's ready for his glamour shot.

  • Bill Murray

    Any tattoo of Bill Murray is fine by us, but did he get stuck in a tanning bed or something?

  • Mitch Hedburg

    A fine tribute to the late comedian.

  • Richard Pryor (Again)

    Pretty spot-on, no?

  • Rodney Dangerfield

    This guy gives Dangerfield some major respect.

  • John Candy

    "Uncle Buck" for life.

  • Jack Black

    Maybe he has Kyle Gass on the other arm?

  • Roseanne

    Of course this one could only exist over Tom Arnold's heart.

  • Jim Carrey (Again)

    The hair is spot-on, but he has way more wrinkles than we remember.

  • Zach Galifianakis In "The Hangover"

    This guy is officially a member of the One Man Wolf Pack for life.

  • Lucille Ball

    She REALLY loves Lucy.

  • George Carlin (Again)

    Just imagine the words you can't say on television flowing out of his mouth.

  • Redd Foxx

    They really nailed his expression in those old Colt 45 ads.

  • Ben Stiller

    Blue steel, it saves people.

  • Woody Allen In "Annie Hall"

    Closing out the list is a classic comedy film tattoo. Where's the red light bulb?

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